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Curiosity Quest Previous Broadcasts

Jelly Belly (Episode #303)

KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 30, 2012 -- 4:30 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, Sep 30, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Von Dutch (Episode #302)

KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 29, 2012 -- 4:30 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: Sun, Sep 30, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 29, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Jelly Belly (Episode #303)

KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 27, 2012 -- 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, Sep 30, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 28, 2012 -- 5:00 AM

Ben and Jerry's (Episode #305)

KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 27, 2012 -- 4:30 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.

Circus Vargas (Episode #304)

KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 26, 2012 -- 4:30 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, Sep 27, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 26, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Jelly Belly (Episode #303)

KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 25, 2012 -- 4:30 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, Sep 30, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 28, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 26, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 25, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Von Dutch (Episode #302)

KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 24, 2012 -- 4:30 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: Sun, Sep 30, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 29, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 25, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 24, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Fender Guitars (Episode #212)

KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 23, 2012 -- 4:30 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: Mon, Sep 24, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 23, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Construction Equipment (Episode #211)

KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 22, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 23, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 22, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Fender Guitars (Episode #212)

KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 20, 2012 -- 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: Mon, Sep 24, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 23, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 21, 2012 -- 5:00 AM

Snowboards (Episode #301)

KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 20, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

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

Dolphins (Episode #213)

KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 19, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Join us as contest winner, Nikki and her family, travel with the Curiosity Quest 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: Thu, Sep 20, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 19, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Fender Guitars (Episode #212)

KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 18, 2012 -- 4:30 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: Mon, Sep 24, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 23, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 21, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 19, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 18, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Construction Equipment (Episode #211)

KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 17, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 23, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 22, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 18, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 17, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Rescue Dogs (Episode #208)

KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 16, 2012 -- 4:30 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: Mon, Sep 17, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 16, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Skateboards (Episode #207)

KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 15, 2012 -- 4:30 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: Sun, Sep 16, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 15, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Rescue Dogs (Episode #208)

KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 13, 2012 -- 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: Mon, Sep 17, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 16, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 14, 2012 -- 5:00 AM

U.S. Postal Service (Episode #210)

KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 13, 2012 -- 4:30 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.

Police (Episode #209)

KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 12, 2012 -- 4:30 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: Thu, Sep 13, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 12, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Rescue Dogs (Episode #208)

KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 11, 2012 -- 4:30 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: Mon, Sep 17, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 16, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 14, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 12, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 11, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Skateboards (Episode #207)

KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 10, 2012 -- 4:30 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: Sun, Sep 16, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 15, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 11, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 10, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Boy Scouts (Episode #204)

KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 9, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

What are boy scouts all about? Watch this episode to find out if Joel can earn his merit badge .

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 10, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 9, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Hot Air Balloons (Episode #203)

KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 8, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 9, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 8, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Boy Scouts (Episode #204)

KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 6, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

What are boy scouts all about? Watch this episode to find out if Joel can earn his merit badge .

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 10, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 9, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 7, 2012 -- 5:00 AM

Roller Coasters (Episode #206)

KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 6, 2012 -- 4:30 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.

Metro Link Trains (Episode #205)

KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 5, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Sep 6, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 5, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Boy Scouts (Episode #204)

KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 4, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

What are boy scouts all about? Watch this episode to find out if Joel can earn his merit badge .

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 10, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 9, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 7, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Sep 5, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 4, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Hot Air Balloons (Episode #203)

KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 3, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 9, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 8, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 4, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 3, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Water Bottling (Episode #113)

KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 2, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Ever wonder where bottled water comes from? Joel pours through a water bottling company to get a refreshing view of the industry that wants to quench your thirst. Watch as Joel drinks more water on this episode that most people drink in one week!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 3, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 2, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Legoland (Episode #110)

KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 1, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

CURIOSITY QUEST pieces together the answers to how legos are constructed. Joel and author of the "Quest Letter", Andrew venture into the world of model building and enjoy the facinating rides at Legoland!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 2, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 1, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
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