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Curiosity Quest Previous Broadcasts

Challenge Course (Episode #312)

KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 21, 2014 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel and Adriano and learn what it's like to take a ride on the challenge course zip line. Get ready to face your fear of heights on this episode of Curiosity Quest!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 22, 2014 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 22, 2014 -- 5:00 AM

Snow Making (Episode #407)

KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 20, 2014 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel on this freezing quest as he learns how snow can be "man-made." Watch this early morning action as he tours the mountain in a snow cat.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 21, 2014 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 21, 2014 -- 5:00 AM

Guide Dogs (Episode #406)

KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 19, 2014 -- 4:00 PM

Did you know, there are more than 1,000 families raising guide dog puppies throughout the Western states of the USA?? Join Joel on this amazing quest as he learns what it is like to depend on a guide dog.

Sandcastle (Episode #309)

KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 18, 2014 -- 11:00 PM

Did you know the tallest sand castle measured over 31ft tall? Watch as Joel joins a sand castle building contest to learn what it takes to create a work of art in the sand.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 19, 2014 -- 5:00 AM

Pianos (Episode #311)

KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 16, 2014 -- 11:00 PM

Watch as CQ contest winner Dorothy joins Joel at the Steinway & Sons factory in New York to learn how pianos are made. She really is a very talented piano player!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Oct 17, 2014 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Oct 17, 2014 -- 5:00 AM

Motor Coach (Episode #310)

KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 15, 2014 -- 11:00 PM

Ever wonder how the humongous RV's are made? Join Joel as he ventures through the Country Coach factory to help assemble these fun recreational vehicles.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 16, 2014 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 16, 2014 -- 5:00 AM

Sandcastle (Episode #309)

KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 14, 2014 -- 11:00 PM

Did you know the tallest sand castle measured over 31ft tall? Watch as Joel joins a sand castle building contest to learn what it takes to create a work of art in the sand.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 19, 2014 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 15, 2014 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 15, 2014 -- 5:00 AM

Guide Dogs (Episode #406)

KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 13, 2014 -- 11:00 PM

Did you know, there are more than 1,000 families raising guide dog puppies throughout the Western states of the USA?? Join Joel on this amazing quest as he learns what it is like to depend on a guide dog.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 14, 2014 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 14, 2014 -- 5:00 AM

Safety Training (Episode #405)

KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 12, 2014 -- 4:00 PM

Join Joel on this quest as he journeys to Oregon where he joins a boat safety class to learn what to do just in case he needs to abandon ship. Watch as Joel jumps in his safety suit and learns how to board the small raft.

Vermont Teddy Bear (Episode #306)

KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 11, 2014 -- 11:00 PM

Did you know that 40% of adults still have their childhood teddy bear? Join Joel as he turns the Vermont Teddy Bear factory inside out to learn what it takes to hand-make a stuffed teddy bear.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 12, 2014 -- 5:00 AM

Pet Grooming (Episode #308)

KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 9, 2014 -- 11:00 PM

Americans love their animals so kids always wonder what happens when their pets off at the groomers. Join Joel as he gets hairy and wet with the K-9s and kittens.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Oct 10, 2014 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Oct 10, 2014 -- 5:00 AM

Dw Drums (Episode #307)

KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 -- 11:00 PM

Have you ever wondered how drums make such cool sounds? Join Joel as he ventures through the Drum Workshop factory to learn all about drum making with woods from exotic places. And be sure not to miss out when he shows off his drummer skills!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 9, 2014 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 9, 2014 -- 5:00 AM

Vermont Teddy Bear (Episode #306)

KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 7, 2014 -- 11:00 PM

Did you know that 40% of adults still have their childhood teddy bear? Join Joel as he turns the Vermont Teddy Bear factory inside out to learn what it takes to hand-make a stuffed teddy bear.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 12, 2014 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 -- 5:00 AM

Safety Training (Episode #405)

KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 6, 2014 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel on this quest as he journeys to Oregon where he joins a boat safety class to learn what to do just in case he needs to abandon ship. Watch as Joel jumps in his safety suit and learns how to board the small raft.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 7, 2014 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 7, 2014 -- 5:00 AM

Arena Floor (Episode #404)

KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 5, 2014 -- 4:00 PM

Join Joel on this quest as he learns how a basketball court can become an ice hockey floor. Grab your jackets and watch as the transformation occurs at an amazing speed.

Jelly Belly (Episode #303)

KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 4, 2014 -- 11:00 PM

Did you know that President Ronald Regan always had a bowl of Jelly Belly beans on his desk? Join on this quest to learn how these tasty treats are made.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 5, 2014 -- 5:00 AM

Ben and Jerry's (Episode #305)

KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 2, 2014 -- 11:00 PM

Some of the tastiest ice cream flavors ever made have come from the Ben and Jerry's factory! Join Joel as he learns how ice cream is made and actually creates his very own ice cream flavor called Curiously Gooey Chewy Chocolate Chunk.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Oct 3, 2014 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Oct 3, 2014 -- 5:00 AM

Circus Vargas (Episode #304)

KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 1, 2014 -- 11:00 PM

Ever wonder what it's like to be a circus performer? Join Joel as he clowns around, learns to juggle and takes part in a Circus Vargas performance.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 2, 2014 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 2, 2014 -- 5:00 AM

Jelly Belly (Episode #303)

KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 1, 2014 -- 5:00 AM

Did you know that President Ronald Regan always had a bowl of Jelly Belly beans on his desk? Join on this quest to learn how these tasty treats are made.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 5, 2014 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 1, 2014 -- 4:00 PM
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