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Curiosity Quest Previous Broadcasts

Corn Chips (Episode #707)

KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 29, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Can you guess how many pieces of corn are in one corn chip? Join host Joel Greene on this tasty episode as he visits a factory to learn how corn chips are made.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 30, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 30, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Banjo Making (Episode #706)

KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 28, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Did you know that banjos are made of three other instruments? Join host Joel Greene as he learns how banjos are made. Joel learns all about what gives the banjos that unique sound.

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  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 29, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 29, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Ice Sculpting (Episode #705)

KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 27, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Did you know that hot water freezes faster than cold water? Join host Joel Greene as he learns the art of ice sculpting. Experience the freezing temperatures that must be regulated in order to create these masterful creations.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 28, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 28, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Home Building (Episode #108)

KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 26, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Most of us live in one, but do you know how it was built? Join Joel and J.D. Pierce as they lay down the blue prints for the home building process.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 27, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 27, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Police Helicopter (Episode #107)

KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 25, 2015 -- 4:00 PM

Fly high with Joel as he explores an aerial view of the Inland Empire with the Ontario Police Department. Sergeant Schneider and Corporal Weidner give us a glimpse into the life of a police helicopter pilot.

Goat Farming (Episode #702)

KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 24, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Did you know that goats are great swimmers but hate to get wet? Join host Joel Greene on this entertaining quest to learn all about goat farming and how goat cheese is made. Be sure and keep an eye out for the sneaky goat that tried to eat our microphone!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 25, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Laymon's Candy (Episode #101)

KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 22, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Partner Ken Laymon takes host, Joel Greene, on a grand tour of the Laymon's Candy Factory, where Joel discovers how to make some of Laymon's delicious candies, and of course, become an official taste-tester too!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 23, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 23, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Race Car Building (Episode #703)

KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 21, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Have you ever wondered how race cars can go so fast? Or how they are built? Tune in as host Joel Greene ventures through the JR Motorsports facility in NC to experience what it's like to sit in a race car and learn all about the extensive process and testing they must go through in order to hit the track.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 22, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 22, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Goat Farming (Episode #702)

KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 20, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Did you know that goats are great swimmers but hate to get wet? Join host Joel Greene on this entertaining quest to learn all about goat farming and how goat cheese is made. Be sure and keep an eye out for the sneaky goat that tried to eat our microphone!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 25, 2015 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 21, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 21, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Police Helicopter (Episode #107)

KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 19, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Fly high with Joel as he explores an aerial view of the Inland Empire with the Ontario Police Department. Sergeant Schneider and Corporal Weidner give us a glimpse into the life of a police helicopter pilot.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 20, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 20, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Pottery (Episode #106)

KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 18, 2015 -- 4:00 PM

Join Joel and 7 year old, Breana as they mold together a masterpiece episode. While they shape, form, build and paint ceramics, co-host, Elizabeth ensures that Joel wears most of his work!

Bed Making (Episode #609)

KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 17, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Most of us sleep on one every night, but have you ever wondered how beds are made? Follow the CQ crew and Joel Greene as the venture through the Banner Mattress facility to learn how beds are stitched and sewn together one by one.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 18, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Mirrors (Episode #701)

KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 15, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Mirror mirror on the wall - please tell us how you are made. Join Joel and contest winner, Genna on this unique episode to answer the winning quest letter about how mirrors are made. Greene and Genna travel to North Carolina to experience the fascinating process of mirror making.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 16, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 16, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Dog Sledding (Episode #610)

KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 14, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Have you ever wondered how dog sled teams practice in the summertime? Venture through this episode as we visit a dog sled camp as they demonstrate how these incredible creatures stay fit in between dog sled races.

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  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 15, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 15, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Bed Making (Episode #609)

KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 13, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Most of us sleep on one every night, but have you ever wondered how beds are made? Follow the CQ crew and Joel Greene as the venture through the Banner Mattress facility to learn how beds are stitched and sewn together one by one.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 18, 2015 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 14, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 14, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Pottery (Episode #106)

KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 12, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel and 7 year old, Breana as they mold together a masterpiece episode. While they shape, form, build and paint ceramics, co-host, Elizabeth ensures that Joel wears most of his work!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 13, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 13, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Recycling (Episode #105)

KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 11, 2015 -- 4:00 PM

Ever wonder what happens to your recyclables when you throw them away? CQ explores a Burrtec Waste Recycling plant to investigate.

Drum Sticks (Episode #606)

KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 10, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Join in this episode as Joel and professional child drummer Cole Marcus travel through the Vic Firth manufacturing facility to learn how drum sticks are made. Watch as Cole tries to teach Joel drumming tips and technique.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 11, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Braille Publisher (Episode #608)

KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 8, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Did you know that Braille is a form of print that helps blind people read? Join Joel Greene as he learns how a Braille publisher makes Braille books.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 9, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 9, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Mushrooms (Episode #607)

KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 7, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Have you ever wondered how mushrooms are grown? Follow Joel Greene and the CQ crew as they travel through the Monterey Mushrooms facility to learn how these fungi are grown.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 8, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 8, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Drum Sticks (Episode #606)

KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 6, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Join in this episode as Joel and professional child drummer Cole Marcus travel through the Vic Firth manufacturing facility to learn how drum sticks are made. Watch as Cole tries to teach Joel drumming tips and technique.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 11, 2015 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 7, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 7, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Recycling (Episode #105)

KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 5, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Ever wonder what happens to your recyclables when you throw them away? CQ explores a Burrtec Waste Recycling plant to investigate.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 6, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 6, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Rugby (Episode #104)

KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 4, 2015 -- 4:00 PM

Rugby? Just think of a blend of football and soccer. Girls and boys, from 4 years old, run Joel ragged around the "pitch" and coach him about this fast-paced, exciting sport that is becoming more popular with America's youth.

Alaskan Adventure (Episode #603)

KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 3, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Travel with Joel Greene and the crew to Alaska for this adventure. Watch as Joel learns about a massive glacier, gets up close to a real black bear, and spots humpback and killer whales off the shore.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 4, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Dig This Construction Fun (Episode #605)

KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 1, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Have you ever wanted to operate a bulldozer or excavator? Dig This in Las Vegas allows Joel to hop in the driver seat to dig trenches, teeter on the top of dirt mounds, and even play basketball with these awesome machines.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 2, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 2, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Toothpaste (Episode #604)

KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 1, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Have you ever wondered how toothpaste helps fight cavities? Join Joel Greene as he ventures through the Tom's of Maine facility to learn how toothpaste is made.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 1, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
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