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Design Squad Previous Broadcasts

Winner Takes All (Episode #113)

KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 26, 2012 -- 4:00 PM

The season concludes when the product design firm Continuum asks the DS teams to develop and test a "summer sled" for retail giant L.L. Bean. It's a bumpy, downhill slide to the finish line.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 27, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 26, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

Bodies Electric (Episode #112)

KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 19, 2012 -- 4:00 PM

The teams "take a shine" to hip hop artist Wyatt Jackson when they try to create a sound and light show triggered by Jackson's moves and grooves. In a live performance, it's DS night at the Strand Theater!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 20, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 19, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

Blowin' in the Wind (Episode #111)

KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 12, 2012 -- 4:00 PM

The teams tap into their inner artists as they compete to design and build wind-powered kinetic art from recycled materials. The winning sculpture is put on display at the DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park in Lincoln, Massachusetts.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 13, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 12, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

Pumped (Episode #110)

KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 5, 2012 -- 4:00 PM

An 11-foot-tall water slide will be a cool addition to the community pool - once there's a pump to deliver the water. See which invention makes the biggest splash with YMCA campers.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 6, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 5, 2012 -- 10:30 PM
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