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Curiosity Quest Previous Broadcasts

Laymon's Candy (Episode #101)

KQED Kids: Thu, May 26, 2016 -- 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, May 27, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, May 27, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Chef (Episode #313)

KQED Kids: Wed, May 25, 2016 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel as he learns all that it takes to become a chef from Tapa Meze's head chef, Colin Collville. Watch as the seasonings spice up this episode!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, May 26, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, May 26, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Challenge Course (Episode #312)

KQED Kids: Tue, May 24, 2016 -- 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!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, May 25, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, May 25, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Pianos (Episode #311)

KQED Kids: Mon, May 23, 2016 -- 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: Tue, May 24, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, May 24, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Behind The Scenes (Episode #810H)

KQED Kids: Sun, May 22, 2016 -- 11:00 PM

A common question that the Curiosity Quest crew receives is, "How do you make the show?" So we pulled together behind the scenes footage from host Joel Greene and the crew as they travels around the U.S. to create new episodes of Curiosity Quest.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, May 23, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Bird Training (Episode #809H)

KQED Kids: Sat, May 21, 2016 -- 11:00 PM

Have you ever wondered how birds in a live bird show are trained? The Curiosity Quest crew visits a zoo with an awesome bird show stadium to watch the amazing feats the birds can complete and hear directly from the trainers about how these birds are trained.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, May 22, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, May 22, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Motor Coach (Episode #310)

KQED Kids: Thu, May 19, 2016 -- 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: Fri, May 20, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, May 20, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Sandcastle (Episode #309)

KQED Kids: Wed, May 18, 2016 -- 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: Thu, May 19, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, May 19, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Behind The Scenes (Episode #810H)

KQED Kids: Tue, May 17, 2016 -- 11:00 PM

A common question that the Curiosity Quest crew receives is, "How do you make the show?" So we pulled together behind the scenes footage from host Joel Greene and the crew as they travels around the U.S. to create new episodes of Curiosity Quest.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, May 23, 2016 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, May 18, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, May 18, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Bird Training (Episode #809H)

KQED Kids: Mon, May 16, 2016 -- 11:00 PM

Have you ever wondered how birds in a live bird show are trained? The Curiosity Quest crew visits a zoo with an awesome bird show stadium to watch the amazing feats the birds can complete and hear directly from the trainers about how these birds are trained.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, May 22, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, May 22, 2016 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, May 17, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, May 17, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Making Tools (Episode #806H)

KQED Kids: Sun, May 15, 2016 -- 11:00 PM

Did you know that multi-tools are fairly new to consumers? In this episode, Curiosity Quest host, Joel Greene visits the Leatherman tool factory to learn how they conceptualize and create the famous multi-tools.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, May 16, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Olives (Episode #805H)

KQED Kids: Sat, May 14, 2016 -- 11:00 PM

Join Curiosity Quest host, Joel Greene as he visits the Graber Olive factory - which has been making olives for over 100 years. This episode follows the olives from the tree and explores the process of curing and canning olives for consumption.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, May 15, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, May 15, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Skateboard Making (Episode #808H)

KQED Kids: Thu, May 12, 2016 -- 11:00 PM

Curiosity Quest host, Joel Greene, visits a Huntington Beach, California skateboard manufacturer to learn how they hand-make skateboards and talk directly to the owners about the skateboarding lifestyle.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, May 13, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, May 13, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Making Boots (Episode #807H)

KQED Kids: Wed, May 11, 2016 -- 11:00 PM

Have you ever wondered how boots are made? The Curiosity Quest crew travels to the Danner Boot Factory to learn how leather gets cut, stretched and stamped into a brand new pair of boots.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, May 12, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, May 12, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Making Tools (Episode #806H)

KQED Kids: Tue, May 10, 2016 -- 11:00 PM

Did you know that multi-tools are fairly new to consumers? In this episode, Curiosity Quest host, Joel Greene visits the Leatherman tool factory to learn how they conceptualize and create the famous multi-tools.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, May 16, 2016 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, May 11, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, May 11, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Olives (Episode #805H)

KQED Kids: Mon, May 9, 2016 -- 11:00 PM

Join Curiosity Quest host, Joel Greene as he visits the Graber Olive factory - which has been making olives for over 100 years. This episode follows the olives from the tree and explores the process of curing and canning olives for consumption.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, May 15, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, May 15, 2016 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, May 10, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, May 10, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Maui Adventure (Episode #802H)

KQED Kids: Sun, May 8, 2016 -- 11:00 PM

The Curiosity Quest crew travels to the Hawaiian Island of Maui to learn about Hawaiian culture, wind surfing and lavender fields.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, May 9, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Making Fabric (Episode #801H)

KQED Kids: Sat, May 7, 2016 -- 11:00 PM

Have you ever wondered how wool fabric is made? Join Curiosity Quest host, Joel Greene as he travels to the Pendleton Factory to follow the process as wool is weaved into fabric.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, May 8, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, May 8, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Spiders (Episode #804H)

KQED Kids: Thu, May 5, 2016 -- 11:00 PM

Did you know that spiders are found of every continent of the world except for Antarctica? Curiosity Quest host, Joel Greene visits the Natural History Museum to learn all about various types of spiders and even some venomous ones.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, May 6, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, May 6, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Making Sugar (Episode #803H)

KQED Kids: Wed, May 4, 2016 -- 11:00 PM

Did you know that sugar cane stalks can reach up to 30 feet high? Join Curiosity Quest host, Joel Greene AND contest winner Jake as they tour the sugar cane fields and factory in Maui, Hawaii to learn how sugar is made.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, May 5, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, May 5, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Maui Adventure (Episode #802H)

KQED Kids: Tue, May 3, 2016 -- 11:00 PM

The Curiosity Quest crew travels to the Hawaiian Island of Maui to learn about Hawaiian culture, wind surfing and lavender fields.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, May 9, 2016 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, May 4, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, May 4, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Making Fabric (Episode #801H)

KQED Kids: Mon, May 2, 2016 -- 11:00 PM

Have you ever wondered how wool fabric is made? Join Curiosity Quest host, Joel Greene as he travels to the Pendleton Factory to follow the process as wool is weaved into fabric.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, May 8, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, May 8, 2016 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, May 3, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, May 3, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Vermont Teddy Bear (Episode #306)

KQED Kids: Sun, May 1, 2016 -- 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: Mon, May 2, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Ben and Jerry's (Episode #305)

KQED Kids: Sun, May 1, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

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: Sun, May 1, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
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      (DT54-1 through 54-5) Monday 5/09 The DT54 Over the Air signal will need to switch from main to auxiliary levels at some point Monday (most likely early afternoon) for the safety of the crew working on another station’s equipment on the tower, then back to the main antenna late-afternoon when work is completed. The change […]

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      (DT9-1, 9-2, and 9-3) Early Wed 5/04, beginning 12:30am We will be shutting down our KQED DT9 Over the Air Sutro Tower (SF) transmission at apx. 12:30am early Wednesday May 4th, in order to install some new equipment. We expect to be back on the air between 4am-6am Wednesday morning. Most receivers will automatically re-acquire […]

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