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Curiosity Quest Previous Broadcasts

Pet Grooming (Episode #308)

KQED Kids: Thu, Apr 28, 2016 -- 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, Apr 29, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Apr 29, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Dw Drums (Episode #307)

KQED Kids: Wed, Apr 27, 2016 -- 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, Apr 28, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Apr 28, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Vermont Teddy Bear (Episode #306)

KQED Kids: Tue, Apr 26, 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: Wed, Apr 27, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Apr 27, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Ben and Jerry's (Episode #305)

KQED Kids: Mon, Apr 25, 2016 -- 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: Tue, Apr 26, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Apr 26, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Von Dutch (Episode #302)

KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 24, 2016 -- 11:00 PM

Rev your engines and come along with us on this noisy adventure! Join Joel as he learns what it takes to create a custom chopper with the Von Dutch Custom Chopper crew.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Apr 25, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Snowboards (Episode #301)

KQED Kids: Sat, Apr 23, 2016 -- 11:00 PM

Have you ever wondered how snowboards are made? Join Joel as he helps create the first ever CQ snowboard. And don't miss him shredding down the mountain for a test run!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 24, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 24, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Circus Vargas (Episode #304)

KQED Kids: Thu, Apr 21, 2016 -- 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: Fri, Apr 22, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Apr 22, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Jelly Belly (Episode #303)

KQED Kids: Wed, Apr 20, 2016 -- 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: Thu, Apr 21, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Apr 21, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Von Dutch (Episode #302)

KQED Kids: Tue, Apr 19, 2016 -- 11:00 PM

Rev your engines and come along with us on this noisy adventure! Join Joel as he learns what it takes to create a custom chopper with the Von Dutch Custom Chopper crew.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Apr 25, 2016 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Apr 20, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Apr 20, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Snowboards (Episode #301)

KQED Kids: Mon, Apr 18, 2016 -- 11:00 PM

Have you ever wondered how snowboards are made? Join Joel as he helps create the first ever CQ snowboard. And don't miss him shredding down the mountain for a test run!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 24, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 24, 2016 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Apr 19, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Apr 19, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Construction Equipment (Episode #211)

KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 17, 2016 -- 11:00 PM

Ever wonder why we need such big equipment to construct buildings? Tune in to learn what heavy construction equipment is for and watch as Joel tries to drive a dirt roller.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Apr 18, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

U.S. Postal Service (Episode #210)

KQED Kids: Sat, Apr 16, 2016 -- 11:00 PM

Ever wonder what happens to your mail after it is picked up from your mailbox? Join Joel as he follows a letter from a mailbox and goes behind the scenes at the United States Postal Service to find out what happens with our mail.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 17, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 17, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Dolphins (Episode #213)

KQED Kids: Thu, Apr 14, 2016 -- 11:00 PM

Join us as contest winner, Nikki and her family, travel with the CQ crew to Dolphins Plus in the Florida Keys to find answers to her quest letter about training dolphins. Watch as Nikki and Joel get the chance to meet a real dolphin trainer and swim with dolphins and a sea lion!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Apr 15, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Apr 15, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Fender Guitars (Episode #212)

KQED Kids: Wed, Apr 13, 2016 -- 11:00 PM

Tune into this rockin' episode as Joel tours the Fender Guitar factory, with David Brown, to learn all he can about how guitars are made. Watch as Joel plays an original tune on a very expensive electric guitar - or so he thinks!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Apr 14, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Apr 14, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Construction Equipment (Episode #211)

KQED Kids: Tue, Apr 12, 2016 -- 11:00 PM

Ever wonder why we need such big equipment to construct buildings? Tune in to learn what heavy construction equipment is for and watch as Joel tries to drive a dirt roller.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Apr 18, 2016 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Apr 13, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Apr 13, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

U.S. Postal Service (Episode #210)

KQED Kids: Mon, Apr 11, 2016 -- 11:00 PM

Ever wonder what happens to your mail after it is picked up from your mailbox? Join Joel as he follows a letter from a mailbox and goes behind the scenes at the United States Postal Service to find out what happens with our mail.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 17, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 17, 2016 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Apr 12, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Apr 12, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Skateboards (Episode #207)

KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 10, 2016 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel on this awesome quest to find out how skateboards are made. Watch as he is taught by professional skateboarders how to do tricks.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Apr 11, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Roller Coasters (Episode #206)

KQED Kids: Sat, Apr 9, 2016 -- 11:00 PM

Have you ever ridden a roller coaster? Ever wondered how they stay on the tracks? Join Joel on this inquisitive quest to find out how roller coasters work and how they are tested for safety.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 10, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 10, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Police (Episode #209)

KQED Kids: Thu, Apr 7, 2016 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel to find out what policemen do. Follow us, and officer Burton, as we discover the many awesome gadgets in the squad car and tour the police station where all the officers work.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Apr 8, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Apr 8, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Rescue Dogs (Episode #208)

KQED Kids: Wed, Apr 6, 2016 -- 11:00 PM

Ever wonder how the people buried under the World Trade Center were found? Join us on this amazing quest to find out how dogs are trained to find and rescue injured people during natural disasters.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Apr 7, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Apr 7, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Skateboards (Episode #207)

KQED Kids: Tue, Apr 5, 2016 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel on this awesome quest to find out how skateboards are made. Watch as he is taught by professional skateboarders how to do tricks.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Apr 11, 2016 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Apr 6, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Apr 6, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Roller Coasters (Episode #206)

KQED Kids: Mon, Apr 4, 2016 -- 11:00 PM

Have you ever ridden a roller coaster? Ever wondered how they stay on the tracks? Join Joel on this inquisitive quest to find out how roller coasters work and how they are tested for safety.

Repeat Broadcasts:

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

Hot Air Balloons (Episode #203)

KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 3, 2016 -- 11:00 PM

Joel is a little nervous about this episode. Join CQ to watch Joel fly high across the land in a basket attached to a very large balloon!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Apr 4, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Honeys (Episode #202)

KQED Kids: Sat, Apr 2, 2016 -- 11:00 PM

Beekeepers are the unsung heroes for those of us who love honey. Join Joel and co-host Melissa as they dive hands first into honeybee hives.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 3, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 3, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Metro Link Trains (Episode #205)

KQED Kids: Fri, Apr 1, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Ever wondered what a train engineer does? Join us to find out how those humongous steel trains are operated and maintained.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Apr 1, 2016 -- 4:00 PM
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      We are aware that many Over the Air (OTA) viewers are currently unable to tune in our channels on the usual DT54.1 through 54.5. This is due to a problem with our PSIP generator, which engineers hope to have repaired on Monday 4/18. In the meantime, OTA viewers might be able to watch any of […]

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    • Sun 12/13: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal down

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) UPDATE Mon 12/14 4:50pm: Unfortunately, we are unable to repair our fried equipment, and will need to order/find a replacement. At this point, we do know the signal will definitely not return tonight, and do not yet have an estimated time re: when it will be back. Thanks for your patience and […]

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