Design Squad Nation
This series, hosted by professional engineers Judy Lee and Adam Vollmer, is about making kids' dreams come true through engineering. As engineers Judy and Adam use their know-how to help kids across the country and around the world design and build creations.
Design Squad Nation Previous Broadcasts
Garden-To-Go (Episode #103)
KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 25, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
Judy and Adam travel to London, England, to meet Mariam and Bert, two young members of Global Generation -- a community organization that grows fruits and vegetables in one of London's largest construction sites. Bringing new meaning to the phrase "eat locally, build globally," Mariam and Bert work with Adam and Judy to design and build a pedal-powered mobile garden that will help them sell their produce to nearby restaurants.
- KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 26, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
- KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 25, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
It's Alive! (Episode #102)
KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 18, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
Judy and Adam join forces with Jennifer-- a young pastry chef from Boston, MA -- to create the cake of her dreams for the cast party of "Young Frankenstein: The Musical." With guidance and inspiration from master baker Jorg Amsler of Truly Jorg's Patisserie in Saugus, MA, the team engineers a cake that is part delicious, part electronic and part mad scientist -- wowing the musical's cast and crew.
- KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 19, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
- KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 18, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
Apache Skateboarders (Episode #101)
KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 11, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
On the first episode, Ronnie -- a 17-year-old skateboarder from the White Mountain Apache Reservation in Whiteriver, Arizona -- teams up with co-hosts Judy and Adam to build a skateboarding street course. Engineered to be modular, durable and weather-resistant, this is the skate park of Ronnie's dreams.
- KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 12, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
- KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 11, 2013 -- 10:30 PM