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Curiosity Quest Previous Broadcasts

Cranberries (Episode #402)

KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 31, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Join Joel as he visits a cranberry bog in Wisconsin to learn how cranberries are harvested. Watch as Joel encounters the cold Wisconsin weather and wades through the flooded cranberry fields to help.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 31, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Dog Sledding (Episode #610)

KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 30, 2012 -- 4:30 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 31, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 30, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Bed Making (Episode #609)

KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 29, 2012 -- 4:30 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: Tue, Oct 30, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 29, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Drum Sticks (Episode #606)

KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 28, 2012 -- 4:30 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: Mon, Oct 29, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 28, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Dig This Construction Fun (Episode #605)

KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 27, 2012 -- 4:30 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: Sun, Oct 28, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 27, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Drum Sticks (Episode #606)

KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 25, 2012 -- 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: Mon, Oct 29, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 28, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Oct 26, 2012 -- 5:00 AM

Braille Publisher (Episode #608)

KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 25, 2012 -- 4:30 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.

Mushrooms (Episode #607)

KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 24, 2012 -- 4:30 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, Oct 25, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 24, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Drum Sticks (Episode #606)

KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 23, 2012 -- 4:30 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: Mon, Oct 29, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 28, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Oct 26, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 24, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 23, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Monterey Aquarium (Episode #602)

KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 21, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Join Joel Greene and the crew as they float through the Monterey Aquarium. Watch as Joel gets a chance to feed interesting mana fish while balancing over a massive fish tank.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 23, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 22, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 22, 2012 -- 4:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 22, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 21, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Helicopter Making (Episode #601)

KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 20, 2012 -- 4:30 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: Sun, Oct 21, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 20, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Monterey Aquarium (Episode #602)

KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 18, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel Greene and the crew as they float through the Monterey Aquarium. Watch as Joel gets a chance to feed interesting mana fish while balancing over a massive fish tank.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 23, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 22, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 22, 2012 -- 4:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 22, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 21, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Oct 19, 2012 -- 5:00 AM

Gentle Giants Rescue (Episode #508)

KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 18, 2012 -- 4:30 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.

Alaskan Adventure (Episode #603)

KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 17, 2012 -- 4:30 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: Thu, Oct 18, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 17, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Monterey Aquarium (Episode #602)

KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 16, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Join Joel Greene and the crew as they float through the Monterey Aquarium. Watch as Joel gets a chance to feed interesting mana fish while balancing over a massive fish tank.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 23, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 22, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 22, 2012 -- 4:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 22, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 21, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Oct 19, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 17, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 16, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Helicopter Making (Episode #601)

KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 15, 2012 -- 4:30 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: Sun, Oct 21, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 20, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 16, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 15, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Pianos (Episode #311)

KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 14, 2012 -- 4:30 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: Mon, Oct 15, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 14, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Motor Coach (Episode #310)

KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 13, 2012 -- 4:30 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: Sun, Oct 14, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 13, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Pianos (Episode #311)

KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 11, 2012 -- 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: Mon, Oct 15, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 14, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Oct 12, 2012 -- 5:00 AM

Chef (Episode #313)

KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 11, 2012 -- 4:30 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!

Challenge Course (Episode #312)

KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 10, 2012 -- 4:30 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: Thu, Oct 11, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 10, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Pianos (Episode #311)

KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 9, 2012 -- 4:30 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: Mon, Oct 15, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 14, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Oct 12, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 10, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 9, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Motor Coach (Episode #310)

KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 8, 2012 -- 4:30 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: Sun, Oct 14, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 13, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 9, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 8, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Dw Drums (Episode #307)

KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 7, 2012 -- 4:30 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: Mon, Oct 8, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 7, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Vermont Teddy Bear (Episode #306)

KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 6, 2012 -- 4:30 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: Sun, Oct 7, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 6, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Dw Drums (Episode #307)

KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 4, 2012 -- 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: Mon, Oct 8, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 7, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Oct 5, 2012 -- 5:00 AM

Sandcastle (Episode #309)

KQED Kids: Thu, Oct 4, 2012 -- 4:30 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.

Pet Grooming (Episode #308)

KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 3, 2012 -- 4:30 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: Thu, Oct 4, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 3, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Dw Drums (Episode #307)

KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 2, 2012 -- 4:30 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: Mon, Oct 8, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Oct 7, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Oct 5, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Oct 3, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 2, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Vermont Teddy Bear (Episode #306)

KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 1, 2012 -- 4:30 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: Sun, Oct 7, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 6, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Oct 2, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 1, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Jelly Belly (Episode #303)

KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 1, 2012 -- 5:00 AM

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.

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      (may affect Over the Air signal for KQED DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) The Sutro Tower team will be doing their annual tower check and maintenance work this week, meaning that all stations may be switching back and forth from their main antenna to their auxiliary antenna between 9am and 4pm. Work should conclude no later than […]

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