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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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  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 1, 2014 -- 5:00am

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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  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 1, 2014 -- 4:00pm
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Tofu (#709) Duration: 24:49 STEREO TVG

Have you ever wondered how tofu is made? Join host Joel Greene on this episode of Curiosity Quest as he visits Oakland, California to learn how tofu is made. Greene gets to jump right into tasting the various types of tofu and tofu flavors.

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  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 1, 2014 -- 11:00pm
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 2, 2014 -- 5:00am
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Sep 2, 2014 -- 4:00pm
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 7, 2014 -- 4:00pm email reminder

Boy Scouts (#204) Duration: 26:23 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

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

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Metro Link Trains (#205) Duration: 26:39 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

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Roller Coasters (#206) Duration: 26:32 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

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Stickers (#710) Duration: 25:51 STEREO TVG

Did you know that some stickers can stick permanently? Join host Joel Greene as he visits a massive sticker manufacturer to learn how they make stickers. He even gets to witness a real laser making stickers and watch the amazing process of 3D stickers!

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Skateboards (#207) Duration: 26:33 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

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Rescue Dogs (#208) Duration: 26:33 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

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Police (#209) Duration: 26:34 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

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Cranberries (#402) Duration: 26:09 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Join Joel as he visits a cranberry bog in Wisconsin to learn how cranberries are harvested. Watch as Joel encounters the cold Wisconsin weather and wades through the flooded cranberry fields to help.

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U.S. Postal Service (#210) Duration: 26:35 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

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Construction Equipment (#211) Duration: 26:36 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

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Fender Guitars (#212) Duration: 26:47 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

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!

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Karate (#403) Duration: 26:34 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join Joel on this high intensity quest where he learns from Sensei Mark how karate is done. Watch as he gets "initiated" and earns his very first black stripe.

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Dolphins (#213) Duration: 26:24 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

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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Snowboards (#301) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

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!

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Von Dutch (#302) Duration: 24:58 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

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Arena Floor (#404) Duration: 25:56 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join Joel on this quest as he learns how a basketball court can become an ice hockey floor. Grab your jackets and watch as the transformation occurs at an amazing speed.

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Jelly Belly (#303) Duration: 26:38 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

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Circus Vargas (#304) Duration: 26:42 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

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Ben and Jerry's (#305) Duration: 26:53 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

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Safety Training (#405) Duration: 25:39 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join Joel on this quest as he journeys to Oregon where he joins a boat safety class to learn what to do just in case he needs to abandon ship. Watch as Joel jumps in his safety suit and learns how to board the small raft.

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Vermont Teddy Bear (#306) Duration: 25:22 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

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Dw Drums (#307) Duration: 26:18 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

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!

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Pet Grooming (#308) Duration: 26:19 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

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Guide Dogs (#406) Duration: 25:59 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Did you know, there are more than 1,000 families raising guide dog puppies throughout the Western states of the USA?? Join Joel on this amazing quest as he learns what it is like to depend on a guide dog.

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Sandcastle (#309) Duration: 26:40 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

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Motor Coach (#310) Duration: 23:09 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Ever wonder how the humongous RV's are made? Join Joel as he ventures through the Country Coach factory to help assemble these fun recreational vehicles.

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Pianos (#311) Duration: 27:36 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Watch as CQ contest winner Dorothy joins Joel at the Steinway & Sons factory in New York to learn how pianos are made. She really is a very talented piano player!

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Snow Making (#407) Duration: 26:40 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join Joel on this freezing quest as he learns how snow can be "man-made." Watch this early morning action as he tours the mountain in a snow cat.

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Challenge Course (#312) Duration: 26:45 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join Joel and Adriano and learn what it's like to take a ride on the challenge course zip line. Get ready to face your fear of heights on this episode of Curiosity Quest!

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Chef (#313) Duration: 27:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join Joel as he learns all that it takes to become a chef from Tapa Meze's head chef, Colin Collville. Watch as the seasonings spice up this episode of Curiosity Quest!

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Cheese (#401) Duration: 25:34 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join Joel as he visits the Crave Brothers Cheese Farmstead in Wisconsin to learn how milk becomes cheese. Watch as Joel becomes a "master cheese maker" and creates his very own "Curiosity Quest" cheese.

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Cakes (#408) Duration: 26:18 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join Joel on this tasty quest as he learns how to make designer cakes. Watch as he eats his way through his lessons and joins a cake maker to create a yummy masterpiece.

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TV Technical Issues

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    • KQET (DT25) Over the Air: Wed 8/27

      We are aware of the break-up issues for our DT25 Over the Air signal in the Monterey/Salinas area. This will also affect viewers of any cable or satellite signal provider using that transmitter as their source. Engineers are working on the problem.

    • Week of 8/25: Sutro Tower work (including KQED 9 Over the Air)

      (Affects several San Francisco TV & Radio stations, including KQED 9.1, 9.2 & 9.3) During the week of August 25, Monday through Friday, between 9am and 4pm, several TV and radio stations will be switching to their Auxiliary antennas. This is being done so that the tower crew can perform routine maintenance on the regular […]

    • KQET Off Air Sun 8/03 morning

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) KQET DT25 was off the air for a portion of Sunday morning, due to the transmitter taking a power hit. The signal has been restored. Most receivers should have re-acquired our signal once it returned, but a few Over the Air viewers may need to do a rescan in order to restore […]

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

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