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Curiosity Quest Previous Broadcasts

Boy Scouts (Episode #204)

KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 31, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

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

Roller Coasters (Episode #206)

KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 31, 2013 -- 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, Jan 30, 2013 -- 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, Jan 31, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 30, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Boy Scouts (Episode #204)

KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 29, 2013 -- 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: Wed, Jan 30, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 29, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Hot Air Balloons (Episode #203)

KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 28, 2013 -- 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: Tue, Jan 29, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 28, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Water Bottling (Episode #113)

KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 27, 2013 -- 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, Jan 28, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 27, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Tiger Rescue (Episode #112)

KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 26, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

Meet Michael Jackson's tiger, Thriller, as Tippy Hendren takes us on an excursion through her Tiger infested rescue facility. Come prowl with CURIOSITY QUEST on this adventure to unleash the world of big cats.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 27, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 26, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Water Bottling (Episode #113)

KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 24, 2013 -- 11:00 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, Jan 28, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 27, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 25, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

Honeys (Episode #202)

KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 24, 2013 -- 4:30 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.

Glass Blowing (Episode #201)

KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 23, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

Did you know that glass blowing is when you blow into a long tube to expand glass? Tune into this Curiosity Quest to find out more about glass blowing.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 24, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 23, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Water Bottling (Episode #113)

KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 22, 2013 -- 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, Jan 28, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 27, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 25, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 23, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 22, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Tiger Rescue (Episode #112)

KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 21, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

Meet Michael Jackson's tiger, Thriller, as Tippy Hendren takes us on an excursion through her Tiger infested rescue facility. Come prowl with CURIOSITY QUEST on this adventure to unleash the world of big cats.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 27, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 26, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 22, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 21, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Money (Episode #109)

KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 20, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

Join Joel as CURIOSITY QUEST withdraws a wealth of information from PFF Bank & Trust about protecting money. Travel with the armored car and explore the bank on this interest-laden episode.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 21, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 20, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Home Building (Episode #108)

KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 19, 2013 -- 4:30 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 20, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 19, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Money (Episode #109)

KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 17, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Join Joel as CURIOSITY QUEST withdraws a wealth of information from PFF Bank & Trust about protecting money. Travel with the armored car and explore the bank on this interest-laden episode.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 21, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 20, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 18, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

Habitat 4 Humanity/Diabetes Walk (Episode #111)

KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 17, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

Ever wonder what you can do for your community? Whether you are a child or an adult, you can get involved! Joel explores various organizations where you can make a difference.

Legoland (Episode #110)

KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 16, 2013 -- 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: Thu, Jan 17, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 16, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Money (Episode #109)

KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 15, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

Join Joel as CURIOSITY QUEST withdraws a wealth of information from PFF Bank & Trust about protecting money. Travel with the armored car and explore the bank on this interest-laden episode.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 21, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 20, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 18, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 16, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 15, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Home Building (Episode #108)

KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 14, 2013 -- 4:30 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 20, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 19, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 15, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 14, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Recycling (Episode #105)

KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 13, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

Ever wonder what happens to your recyclables when you throw them away? CURIOSITY QUEST explores a Burrtec Waste Recycling plant to investigate.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 14, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 13, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Rugby (Episode #104)

KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 12, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

Rugby? Just think of a blend of football and soccer. Girls and boys, from 4 years old, run Joel ragged around the "pitch" and coach him about this fast-paced, exciting sport that is becoming more popular with America's youth.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 13, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 12, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Recycling (Episode #105)

KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 10, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Ever wonder what happens to your recyclables when you throw them away? CURIOSITY QUEST explores a Burrtec Waste Recycling plant to investigate.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 14, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 13, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 11, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

Police Helicopter (Episode #107)

KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 10, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

Fly high with Joel as CURIOSITY QUEST explores an aerial view of the Inland Empire with the Ontario Police Department. Sergeant Schneider and Corporal Weidner give us a glimpse into the life of a police helicopter pilot.

Pottery (Episode #106)

KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 9, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

Join Joel and 7 year old, Breana as they mold together a masterpiece episode of CURIOSITY QUEST. While they shape, form, build and paint ceramics, co-host, Elizabeth ensures that Joel wears most of his work!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 10, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 9, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Recycling (Episode #105)

KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 8, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

Ever wonder what happens to your recyclables when you throw them away? CURIOSITY QUEST explores a Burrtec Waste Recycling plant to investigate.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 14, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 13, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 11, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 9, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 8, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Rugby (Episode #104)

KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 7, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

Rugby? Just think of a blend of football and soccer. Girls and boys, from 4 years old, run Joel ragged around the "pitch" and coach him about this fast-paced, exciting sport that is becoming more popular with America's youth.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 13, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 12, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 8, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 7, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Laymon's Candy (Episode #101)

KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 6, 2013 -- 4:30 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: Mon, Jan 7, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 6, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Dog Sledding (Episode #610)

KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 5, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 6, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 5, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Laymon's Candy (Episode #101)

KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 3, 2013 -- 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: Mon, Jan 7, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 6, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 4, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

Home Building (Episode #108)

KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 3, 2013 -- 4:30 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 20, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 19, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 15, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 14, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Go Karts (Episode #102)

KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 2, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

Joel meets 7 year old, racing champ, Wyatt, at the California Speedway. He along with other racers rev Joel up on the stops and starts of go-kart racing.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jan 3, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 2, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Laymon's Candy (Episode #101)

KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 1, 2013 -- 4:30 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: Mon, Jan 7, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 6, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 4, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jan 2, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 1, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Dog Sledding (Episode #610)

KQED Kids: Tue, Jan 1, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jan 6, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 5, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
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