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Curiosity Quest Previous Broadcasts

Dw Drums (Episode #307)

KQED Kids: Thu, Feb 28, 2013 -- 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!

Sandcastle (Episode #309)

KQED Kids: Thu, Feb 28, 2013 -- 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, Feb 27, 2013 -- 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, Feb 28, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Feb 27, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Dw Drums (Episode #307)

KQED Kids: Tue, Feb 26, 2013 -- 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: Wed, Feb 27, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Feb 26, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Vermont Teddy Bear (Episode #306)

KQED Kids: Mon, Feb 25, 2013 -- 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: Tue, Feb 26, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Feb 25, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Jelly Belly (Episode #303)

KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 24, 2013 -- 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: Mon, Feb 25, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 24, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Von Dutch (Episode #302)

KQED Kids: Sat, Feb 23, 2013 -- 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, Feb 24, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Feb 23, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Jelly Belly (Episode #303)

KQED Kids: Thu, Feb 21, 2013 -- 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: Mon, Feb 25, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 24, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Feb 22, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

Ben and Jerry's (Episode #305)

KQED Kids: Thu, Feb 21, 2013 -- 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, Feb 20, 2013 -- 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, Feb 21, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Feb 20, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Jelly Belly (Episode #303)

KQED Kids: Tue, Feb 19, 2013 -- 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: Mon, Feb 25, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 24, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Feb 22, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Feb 20, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Feb 19, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Von Dutch (Episode #302)

KQED Kids: Mon, Feb 18, 2013 -- 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, Feb 24, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Feb 23, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Feb 19, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Feb 18, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Fender Guitars (Episode #212)

KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 17, 2013 -- 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, Feb 18, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 17, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Construction Equipment (Episode #211)

KQED Kids: Sat, Feb 16, 2013 -- 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, Feb 17, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Feb 16, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Fender Guitars (Episode #212)

KQED Kids: Thu, Feb 14, 2013 -- 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, Feb 18, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 17, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Feb 15, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

Snowboards (Episode #301)

KQED Kids: Thu, Feb 14, 2013 -- 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, Feb 13, 2013 -- 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, Feb 14, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Feb 13, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Fender Guitars (Episode #212)

KQED Kids: Tue, Feb 12, 2013 -- 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, Feb 18, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 17, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Feb 15, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Feb 13, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Feb 12, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Construction Equipment (Episode #211)

KQED Kids: Mon, Feb 11, 2013 -- 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, Feb 17, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Feb 16, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Feb 12, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Feb 11, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Rescue Dogs (Episode #208)

KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 10, 2013 -- 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, Feb 11, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 10, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Skateboards (Episode #207)

KQED Kids: Sat, Feb 9, 2013 -- 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, Feb 10, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Feb 9, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Rescue Dogs (Episode #208)

KQED Kids: Thu, Feb 7, 2013 -- 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, Feb 11, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 10, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Feb 8, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

U.S. Postal Service (Episode #210)

KQED Kids: Thu, Feb 7, 2013 -- 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, Feb 6, 2013 -- 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, Feb 7, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Feb 6, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Rescue Dogs (Episode #208)

KQED Kids: Tue, Feb 5, 2013 -- 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, Feb 11, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 10, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Feb 8, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Feb 6, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Feb 5, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Skateboards (Episode #207)

KQED Kids: Mon, Feb 4, 2013 -- 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, Feb 10, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Feb 9, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Feb 5, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Feb 4, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Boy Scouts (Episode #204)

KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 3, 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: Mon, Feb 4, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 3, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Hot Air Balloons (Episode #203)

KQED Kids: Sat, Feb 2, 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: Sun, Feb 3, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Feb 2, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Boy Scouts (Episode #204)

KQED Kids: Fri, Feb 1, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Feb 4, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 3, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
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