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Race Car Building (#703) Duration: 25:35 STEREO TVG

Have you ever wondered how race cars can go so fast? Or how they are built? Tune into this episode of Curiosity Quest as host Joel Greene ventures through the JR Motorsports facility in NC to experience what it's like to sit in a race car and learn all about the extensive process and testing they must go through in order to hit the track.

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  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 28, 2014 -- 5:00am

A Day on the Farm (#704) Duration: 25:36 STEREO TVG

Did you know that farmers typically wake up before the sun rises? Join host Joel Greene on this adventure to learn what it's like to be a farmer. Joel tastes the strong arugula plant, meets a hungry pig, spots a fresh chicken egg and gets up close and personal with a dairy cow.

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  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 28, 2014 -- 11:00pm
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 29, 2014 -- 5:00am
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 29, 2014 -- 4:00pm email reminder
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 3, 2014 -- 4:00pm email reminder
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 3, 2014 -- 11:00pm email reminder
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 4, 2014 -- 5:00am email reminder

Go Karts (#102) Duration: 27:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

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Sport Fishing (#103) Duration: 27:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Challenge Joel to catch a fish on this episodes sport fishing adventure. CURIOSITY QUEST explores the ocean blue from Dana Point Harbor where 12 year old Eric schools Joel on how to reel em' in.

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Rugby (#104) Duration: 26:59 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

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Ice Sculpting (#705) Duration: 25:13 STEREO TVG

Did you know that hot water freezes faster than cold water? Join host Joel Greene on this chilling episode of Curiosity Quest as he learns the art of ice sculpting. Experience the freezing temperatures that must be regulated in order to create these masterful creations.

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Recycling (#105) Duration: 26:13 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

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

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Pottery (#106) Duration: 27:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

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!

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Police Helicopter (#107) Duration: 27:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

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Banjo Making (#706) Duration: 25:21 STEREO TVG

Did you know that banjos are made of three other instruments? Join host Joel Greene as he learns how banjos are made. Joel learns all about what gives the banjos that unique sound.

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Home Building (#108) Duration: 26:29 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

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Money (#109) Duration: 27:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

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Legoland (#110) Duration: 27:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

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!

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Corn Chips (#707) Duration: 24:54 STEREO TVG

Can you guess how many pieces of corn are in one corn chip? Join host Joel Greene on this tasty episode of Curiosity Quest as he visits a factory to learn how corn chips are made.

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Habitat 4 Humanity/Diabetes Walk (#111) Duration: 26:15 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

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Tiger Rescue (#112) Duration: 27:01 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

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Water Bottling (#113) Duration: 26:29 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

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!

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Harlem Globetrotters (#411) Duration: 25:30 STEREO TVG

Join the Curiosity Quest crew on this quest to learn what it takes to create each episode. This behind the scenes episode documents our journey through the challenges, bloopers and fun that we experienced during this season.

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Penguins (#708) Duration: 27:27 STEREO TVG

Did you know that some penguins can live in warm weather? Join host Joel Greene as he visits the Aquarium of the Pacific to learn all about Magellenic Penguins. He gets to watch them swim and listen to the loud noises they make. He even gets to pet and feed them!

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Glass Blowing (#201) Duration: 26:22 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

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Honeys (#202) Duration: 26:22 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

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Hot Air Balloons (#203) Duration: 26:21 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

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!

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Rock Climbing (#412) Duration: 26:10 STEREO TVG

Join Joel on this adventurous quest as he learns what it takes to become a rock climber. Watch as he attempts to climb the treacherous walls of Red Rock Climbing Center.

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TV Technical Issues

    TV Technical Issues
    • KQED DT9s Over the Air: beginning Wed 7/09

      (DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) The PSIP Info part of our Over the Air (OTA) signal for KQED DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3 dropped out of our overall signal early Wednesday 7/09. Once PSIP was restored most OTA receivers moved our signal back to the correct channel locations. However, for some viewers, it appears as if they have lost […]

    • KQED FM 88.1 translator off air Tues 6/03

      The Martinez translator for KQED-FM will be off the air all day Tuesday June 3rd. We are rebuilding the 25 year old site with all new antennas and cabling. This should only affect people listening on 88.1MHz in the Martinez/Benicia area.

    • KQET planned overnight outage: early Tues 5/13

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) KQET’s Over The Air (OTA) signal will shut down late May 12/early Tues 5/13 shortly after midnight to allow for extensive electrical maintenance work at the transmitter. Engineers will do their best to complete the work by 6am Tuesday morning. This will affect OTA viewers of the DT25 channels, and signal providers […]

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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Comcast 9 and 709
Digital 9.1, 54.2 or 25.1

All widescreen and HD programs


Channel 54
Comcast 10 and 710
Digital 9.2, 54.1 or 25.2

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH


Comcast 189
Digital 54.3

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KQED World
Comcast 190
Digital 9.3

History, world events, news, science, nature


Comcast 191 & 621
Digital 54.5 or 25.3

24-hour national Spanish-language network


Comcast 192
Digital 54.4

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