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Curiosity Quest Previous Broadcasts

Dog Sledding (Episode #610)

KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 31, 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: Mon, Dec 31, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Mushrooms (Episode #607)

KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 30, 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: Mon, Dec 31, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 30, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Drum Sticks (Episode #606)

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

Mushrooms (Episode #607)

KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 27, 2012 -- 11:00 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: Mon, Dec 31, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 30, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 28, 2012 -- 5:00 AM

Bed Making (Episode #609)

KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 27, 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.

Braille Publisher (Episode #608)

KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 26, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 27, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 26, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Mushrooms (Episode #607)

KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 25, 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: Mon, Dec 31, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 30, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 28, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 26, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 25, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Drum Sticks (Episode #606)

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

Alaskan Adventure (Episode #603)

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

Monterey Aquarium (Episode #602)

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

Alaskan Adventure (Episode #603)

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

Dig This Construction Fun (Episode #605)

KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 20, 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.

Toothpaste (Episode #604)

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

Have you ever wondered how toothpaste helps fight cavities? Join Joel Greene as he ventures through the Tom's of Maine facility to learn how toothpaste is made.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 20, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 19, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Alaskan Adventure (Episode #603)

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

Monterey Aquarium (Episode #602)

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

Salmon Hatchery (Episode #512)

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

Bowling Balls (Episode #511)

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

Salmon Hatchery (Episode #512)

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

Helicopter Making (Episode #601)

KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 13, 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?

Behind The Scenes (Episode #513)

KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 12, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Join the CQ crew for this special "behind the scenes" episode created just for the fans. You will experience a fun and more personal look into what it's like to create this show. Hop in as we travel the US to answer your letters of curiosity.

Repeat Broadcasts:

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

Salmon Hatchery (Episode #512)

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

Bowling Balls (Episode #511)

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

Gentle Giants Rescue (Episode #508)

KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 9, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

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

Orange Packing (Episode #507)

KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 8, 2012 -- 4:30 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: Sun, Dec 9, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 8, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Gentle Giants Rescue (Episode #508)

KQED Kids: Thu, Dec 6, 2012 -- 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: Mon, Dec 10, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 9, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 7, 2012 -- 5:00 AM

Plate Making (Episode #510)

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

Mrs. Fields Cookies (Episode #509)

KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 5, 2012 -- 4:30 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: Thu, Dec 6, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Dec 5, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Gentle Giants Rescue (Episode #508)

KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 4, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

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

Orange Packing (Episode #507)

KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 3, 2012 -- 4:30 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: Sun, Dec 9, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 8, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Dec 4, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 3, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Cheerleading (Episode #504)

KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 2, 2012 -- 4:30 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: Mon, Dec 3, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Dec 2, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Bike Making (Episode #503)

KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 1, 2012 -- 4:30 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: Sun, Dec 2, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 1, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
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