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Curiosity Quest Previous Broadcasts

Dolphins (Episode #213)

KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 30, 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!

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  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 30, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Fender Guitars (Episode #212)

KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 29, 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: Sun, Jun 30, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 29, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Dolphins (Episode #213)

KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 27, 2013 -- 11:00 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: Sun, Jun 30, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jun 28, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

Von Dutch (Episode #302)

KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 27, 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.

Snowboards (Episode #301)

KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 26, 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!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 27, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 26, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Dolphins (Episode #213)

KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 25, 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: Sun, Jun 30, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jun 28, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 26, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 25, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Fender Guitars (Episode #212)

KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 24, 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: Sun, Jun 30, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 29, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 25, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 24, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Police (Episode #209)

KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 23, 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: Mon, Jun 24, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 23, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Rescue Dogs (Episode #208)

KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 22, 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: Sun, Jun 23, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 22, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Police (Episode #209)

KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 20, 2013 -- 11:00 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: Mon, Jun 24, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 23, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jun 21, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

Construction Equipment (Episode #211)

KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 20, 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.

U.S. Postal Service (Episode #210)

KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 19, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 20, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 19, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Police (Episode #209)

KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 18, 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: Mon, Jun 24, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 23, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jun 21, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 19, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 18, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Rescue Dogs (Episode #208)

KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 17, 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: Sun, Jun 23, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 22, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 18, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 17, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Metro Link Trains (Episode #205)

KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 16, 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: Mon, Jun 17, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 16, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Boy Scouts (Episode #204)

KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 15, 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: Sun, Jun 16, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 15, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Metro Link Trains (Episode #205)

KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 13, 2013 -- 11:00 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: Mon, Jun 17, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 16, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jun 14, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

Skateboards (Episode #207)

KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 13, 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.

Roller Coasters (Episode #206)

KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 12, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 13, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 12, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Metro Link Trains (Episode #205)

KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 11, 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: Mon, Jun 17, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 16, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jun 14, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 12, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 11, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Boy Scouts (Episode #204)

KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 10, 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: Sun, Jun 16, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 15, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 11, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 10, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Glass Blowing (Episode #201)

KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 9, 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: Mon, Jun 10, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 9, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Water Bottling (Episode #113)

KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 8, 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: Sun, Jun 9, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 8, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Glass Blowing (Episode #201)

KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 6, 2013 -- 11:00 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: Mon, Jun 10, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 9, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jun 7, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

Hot Air Balloons (Episode #203)

KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 6, 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!

Honeys (Episode #202)

KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 5, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

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

Glass Blowing (Episode #201)

KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 4, 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: Mon, Jun 10, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 9, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jun 7, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 5, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 4, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Water Bottling (Episode #113)

KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 3, 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: Sun, Jun 9, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 8, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 4, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 3, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Legoland (Episode #110)

KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 2, 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: Mon, Jun 3, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 2, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Money (Episode #109)

KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 1, 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: Sun, Jun 2, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 1, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
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