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Star Power (#112H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVG

SciGirls Avianna and Miranda help cut light pollution in their neighborhood.

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  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 23, 2014 -- 5:30pm
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  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 31, 2014 -- 5:30pm email reminder

Aquabots (#201H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVG

Akina and friends dive into underwater robotics at the U.S. Naval Academy, building a "Sea Perch" ROV to investigate artificial oyster reefs in the Chesapeake Bay.

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Mother Nature's Shoes (#202H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVG

Nature's designs, from polar bear paws to penguin flippers, inspire Elin and her best friends to design a safer shoe for walking on Minnesota's icy winter streets.

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Robots to the Rescue! (#110H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVG

SciGirl Abby and her friends give a rescue robot a personality makeover so it can do a better job when disaster strikes.

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Going Green (#111H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVG

SciGirl Mackenzie and her friends put a lid on school trash by inventing a new use for recycled yogurt cups.

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Habitat Havoc (#203H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVG

Budding naturalist Lea and her SciGirls pals investigate what the non-native Canary Island Palm does to San Diego habitats, comparing the palms to native trees.

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The Awesome App Race (#204H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVG

San Francisco SciGirls shake things up, programming their own smartphone app to highlight the history and geoscience of the 1989 San Francisco Earthquake.

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Multitasking Mania (#205H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVG

Can teens -- juggling computers, smartphones, music, homework and TV at the same time -- multitask as well as they think they can? Alejandra and her friends find out.

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Insulation Station (#206H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVG

Cold weather, hot science! SciGirls Greta and her 6th-grade pals use passive solar heat and bubble-wrap insulation to warm up an ice shanty on a frozen Minnesota lake.

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Workin' It Out (#207H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVG

Jekima and friends break a sweat in steamy South Carolina hiking, playing soccer, dancing and doing yoga -- all to find out, "what's the best exercise for me?"

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Bee Haven (#208H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVG

What's the buzz in urban gardens? The SciGirls use math, mapping and data visualization to help a colony of bees thrive in a downtown Phoenix neighborhood.

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Pedal Power (#209H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVG

Best friends Angela, Olivia, Margaret and Rebecca don welding masks and rev up power tools to engineer an ice cream-maker that's powered by their bikes.

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Super Sleuths (#210H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVG

At a forensics summer camp, super sleuths Emi and friends team up with real forensic scientists to solve the mysterious theft of the priceless "Queen of the Forest" ceremonial mask.

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Turtle Mania (#101H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVG

SciGirl Annie and her friends make a local wetland more attractive to turtles.

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Puppet Power (#102H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVG

SciGirl Anna and her friends engineer a giant pig puppet, complete with blinking eyes and a twirling tail, for a May Day parade.

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Dolphin Dive (#103H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVG

SciGirls Serena and Ceci bond with bottlenosed dolphins, exploring their behavior at the Dolphins Plus Research Center.

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Digging Archaeology (#104H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVG

SciGirls Jazzy and Gates unearth the past, uncovering thousand-year-old Native American artifacts at a Utah dig site.

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Horsing Around (#105H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVG

SciGirl Zoe and her friends pony up some science to select the best horse for a riding competition.

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Blowin' in the Wind (#106H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVG

SciGirl Hannah and her friends design and build their own working miniature wind farm.

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High-Tech Fashion (#107H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVG

With "Project Runway" fashion designer Diana Eng, SciGirl Hallie and her friends wire up an electrifying gown.

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Science Cooks! (#108H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVG

SciGirl Claire and her friends make comfort foods more nutritious (without sacrificing the delicious).

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Underwater Eco-Adventure (#109H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVG

SciGirls Elle and Meg scuba dive to protect the biodiversity of their favorite Catalina reefs.

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TV Technical Issues

    TV Technical Issues
    • KQED DT9s Over the Air: beginning Wed 7/09

      (DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) The PSIP Info part of our Over the Air (OTA) signal for KQED DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3 dropped out of our overall signal early Wednesday 7/09. Once PSIP was restored most OTA receivers moved our signal back to the correct channel locations. However, for some viewers, it appears as if they have lost […]

    • KQED FM 88.1 translator off air Tues 6/03

      The Martinez translator for KQED-FM will be off the air all day Tuesday June 3rd. We are rebuilding the 25 year old site with all new antennas and cabling. This should only affect people listening on 88.1MHz in the Martinez/Benicia area.

    • KQET planned overnight outage: early Tues 5/13

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) KQET’s Over The Air (OTA) signal will shut down late May 12/early Tues 5/13 shortly after midnight to allow for extensive electrical maintenance work at the transmitter. Engineers will do their best to complete the work by 6am Tuesday morning. This will affect OTA viewers of the DT25 channels, and signal providers […]

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

KQED DTV Channels


Comcast 9 and 709
Digital 9.1, 54.2 or 25.1

All widescreen and HD programs


Channel 54
Comcast 10 and 710
Digital 9.2, 54.1 or 25.2

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH


Comcast 189
Digital 54.3

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World
Comcast 190
Digital 9.3

History, world events, news, science, nature


Comcast 191 & 621
Digital 54.5 or 25.3

24-hour national Spanish-language network


Comcast 192
Digital 54.4

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