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Curiosity Quest Previous Broadcasts

Salmon Hatchery (Episode #512)

KQED Kids: Thu, Feb 26, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel and the CQ crew as they venture to beautiful Alaska to learn all about Salmon. Get all the answers to your burning questions about this amazing species of fish.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Feb 27, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Feb 27, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Bowling Balls (Episode #511)

KQED Kids: Wed, Feb 25, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Join the CQ crew on this quest to learn how bowling balls are made. And, not just any bowling balls - but scented bowling balls!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Feb 26, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Feb 26, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Plate Making (Episode #510)

KQED Kids: Tue, Feb 24, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel on this unique quest to learn how plastic and foam plates are made. We've all used and seen these products, now get a behind-the-scenes look at how they are transformed.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Feb 25, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Feb 25, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Mrs. Fields Cookies (Episode #509)

KQED Kids: Mon, Feb 23, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel on this sweet quest to the Mrs. Fields cookie gifting facility in Utah to learn how they make their famous, and delicious cookies. Watch as Joel displays his lack of skill when it comes to the fine art of baking.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Feb 24, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Feb 24, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Moonridge Animal Park (Episode #505)

KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 22, 2015 -- 4:00 PM

Join Joel on this quest as he journeys through the Moonridge Animal Park in Big Bear, California. Watch as the CQ crew gets up close, and personal with deer and experiences a rare, and endangered snow leopard.

Movie Animatronics (Episode #506)

KQED Kids: Sat, Feb 21, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel on this life-like quest as he tours the Garner Holt Productions facility where movie animatronics are made. Get a sneak peak into all the hard work that goes into making creatures come to life.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 22, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Gentle Giants Rescue (Episode #508)

KQED Kids: Thu, Feb 19, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel on this giant adventure as he visits the Gentle Giants Rescue and Adoptions to learn all about large-breed dogs. These dogs may tower over Joel, but they are full of kindness and sloppy kisses.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Feb 20, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Feb 20, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Orange Packing (Episode #507)

KQED Kids: Wed, Feb 18, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel on this tasty quest as he learns how Oranges are grown, sorted and packaged to be shipped across the world. Watch as Joel takes on the duty of orange picking with a 50 pound bag strapped to him.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Feb 19, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Feb 19, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Movie Animatronics (Episode #506)

KQED Kids: Tue, Feb 17, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel on this life-like quest as he tours the Garner Holt Productions facility where movie animatronics are made. Get a sneak peak into all the hard work that goes into making creatures come to life.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 22, 2015 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Feb 18, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Feb 18, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Moonridge Animal Park (Episode #505)

KQED Kids: Mon, Feb 16, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel on this quest as he journeys through the Moonridge Animal Park in Big Bear, California. Watch as the CQ crew gets up close, and personal with deer and experiences a rare, and endangered snow leopard.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Feb 17, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Feb 17, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Laymon's Candy (Episode #101)

KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 15, 2015 -- 4:00 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!

Bakery (Episode #502)

KQED Kids: Sat, Feb 14, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel as he visits Zingerman's Bakery in Michigan to learn how different types of bread are made. Watch as he helps create black cherry, chocolate bread and brownies at this world famous bakery.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 15, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Cheerleading (Episode #504)

KQED Kids: Thu, Feb 12, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel on this quest as he learns what it's like to be a cheerleader from the co-ed cheer squad at Brigham Young University. Hold your breath as Joel attempts to safely complete a backflip.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Feb 13, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Feb 13, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Bike Making (Episode #503)

KQED Kids: Wed, Feb 11, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel on this sporty quest as he learns how BMX Bikes are made with Fit Bikes. Put your math skills to use for this intricate journey through the bike making world.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Feb 12, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Feb 12, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Bakery (Episode #502)

KQED Kids: Tue, Feb 10, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel as he visits Zingerman's Bakery in Michigan to learn how different types of bread are made. Watch as he helps create black cherry, chocolate bread and brownies at this world famous bakery.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 15, 2015 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Feb 11, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Feb 11, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Laymon's Candy (Episode #101)

KQED Kids: Mon, Feb 9, 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: Tue, Feb 10, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Feb 10, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Helicopter Making (Episode #601)

KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 8, 2015 -- 4:00 PM

Fly through the Robinson Helicopter warehouse with host Joel Greene. Follow him as he learns all of the important steps it takes to put together these incredible machines - and then take them apart?

Penguins (Episode #708)

KQED Kids: Sat, Feb 7, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Did you know that some penguins can live in warm weather? Join host Joel Greene as he visits the Aquarium of the Pacific to learn all about Magellenic Penguins. He gets to watch them swim and listen to the loud noises they make. He even gets to pet and feed them!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 8, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Stickers (Episode #710)

KQED Kids: Thu, Feb 5, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Did you know that some stickers can stick permanently? Join host Joel Greene as he visits a massive sticker manufacturer to learn how they make stickers. He even gets to witness a real laser making stickers and watch the amazing process of 3D stickers!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Feb 6, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Feb 6, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Tofu (Episode #709)

KQED Kids: Wed, Feb 4, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Have you ever wondered how tofu is made? Join host Joel Greene as he visits Oakland, California to learn how tofu is made. Greene gets to jump right into tasting the various types of tofu and tofu flavors.

Repeat Broadcasts:

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

Penguins (Episode #708)

KQED Kids: Tue, Feb 3, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Did you know that some penguins can live in warm weather? Join host Joel Greene as he visits the Aquarium of the Pacific to learn all about Magellenic Penguins. He gets to watch them swim and listen to the loud noises they make. He even gets to pet and feed them!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 8, 2015 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Feb 4, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Feb 4, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Helicopter Making (Episode #601)

KQED Kids: Mon, Feb 2, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Fly through the Robinson Helicopter warehouse with host Joel Greene. Follow him as he learns all of the important steps it takes to put together these incredible machines - and then take them apart?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Feb 3, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Feb 3, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Home Building (Episode #108)

KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 1, 2015 -- 4:00 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.

Ice Sculpting (Episode #705)

KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 1, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

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.

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