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Curiosity Quest Goes Green

Website: http://www.greenplanetfilms.org
Next Airing: Mon, Jan 1st, 2018 at 9:30 AM on KUED-HD

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CURIOSITY QUEST GOES GREEN is an upbeat family program that explores what the community is curious about. In each episode, host Joel Greene, takes viewers on an unscripted, hands-on exploration to answer letters of curiosity. CURIOSITY QUEST GOES GREEN strives to provide entertaining, educational programming for the entire family to enjoy.

Episodes:

  • Lunch Tray Recycling

    Did you know that foam lunch trays can be recycled? Check out this episode where elementary school students show us how they recycle all of their foam lunch trays. We all know that many schools just don't have the funds to pay for biodegradable products as they usually cost more money. So, we teamed up with these students to learn how they have implemented a way to save money but also found a way to recycle the products they use every day.

    Next Airing: Mon, Jan 1st, 2018 at 9:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:25:32
    Usage rights: 8/15/2014 to 8/31/2019
  • Organic Farming

    What exactly is "organic farming?" Many farmers in this country are working hard to keep their fruits and vegetables free of many chemicals and pesticides but on this episode, you will learn that this task is not as easy as it sounds.

    Next Airing: Tue, Jan 2nd, 2018 at 9:31 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:25:29
    Usage rights: 8/15/2014 to 8/31/2019
  • Weights and Measures

    Have you ever wondered how we can be sure that grocery store scales and gas station meters can always be correct? Find out on this in depth episode how the County of Orange regulates weights and measures.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jan 3rd, 2018 at 9:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:25:42
    Usage rights: 8/15/2014 to 8/31/2019
  • Reusable Bags (Plastic Bag Recycling)

    This is a hot topic in the Environmental Community. Join Joel as he tackles this important discussion of what to do with all the plastic bags.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jan 4th, 2018 at 9:31 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:26:09
    Usage rights: 8/15/2014 to 8/31/2019
  • Reclaiming Old Wood

    Have you ever wondered what happens to all the wood when an old house gets torn down? Join Joel as he explores the Old Texas Wood facility to learn how they reclaim, refurbish and resell the wood.

    Next Airing: Fri, Jan 5th, 2018 at 9:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:25:26
    Usage rights: 8/15/2014 to 8/31/2019
  • Light Bulb Recycling

    Did you know that light bulbs can be recycled and made into new products? Join the host of Curiosity Quest Goes Green, Joel Greene as he explores the Lighting Resources facility in Texas to learn how they collect old light bulbs. Then they dump them all into an incredible machine that breaks them apart, safely collects the mercury, chops, cleans, and separates them. Lastly, Greene follows the crushed light bulb remnants to a Glass Recycled in Texas to watch the process of mixing the recycled light bulbs in with recycled glass to create gorgeous counter tops and flooring.

    Next Airing: Mon, Jan 8th, 2018 at 9:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:26:51
    Usage rights: 8/15/2014 to 8/31/2019
  • Kids Recycling Questions

    Children are always curious what happens to the recyclables after the trash truck picks them up, or why do we need to separate all of the recyclables. This episode answers children's questions with regards to the environment.

    Next Airing: Tue, Jan 9th, 2018 at 9:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:26:51
    Usage rights: 8/15/2014 to 8/31/2019
  • Sea Turtle Rescue

    Did you know that many species of sea turtles are in danger of becoming extinct? Curiosity Quest Goes Greene host Joel Greene visits the Sea Turtle hospital in Marathon, Florida to meet the staff who has dedicated their lives to rescuing, rehabbing and releasing sea turtles back into the wild. Some turtles get hit by boats, some swallow fishing hooks, some have tumors, but all of these amazing creatures can be treated at this hospital for turtles, and hopefully will heal quickly and be eventually be released back to their natural habitat.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jan 10th, 2018 at 9:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:24:26
    Usage rights: 8/15/2014 to 8/31/2019
  • Wild Bird Rescue

    In this episode of Curiosity Quest Goes Green, Joel Greene learns the importance of rescuing wild birds. Greene visits a wildlife bird center in the Florida Keys to meet many exotic birds and to explore the reasons why some of them need to be rescued, rehabbed and released back into the wild. You won't want to miss this colorful and sometimes loud experience!

    Next Airing: Thu, Jan 11th, 2018 at 9:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:25:02
    Usage rights: 8/15/2014 to 8/31/2019
  • Plastic Bottle Cap Recycling

    Did you know that plastic bottles caps are now being separated out andmade into new products? Join Joel as he rides a new environmental wav e of recycling water bottle caps and tours several facilities to find out how this is done.

    Next Airing: Fri, Jan 12th, 2018 at 9:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:27:25
    Usage rights: 8/15/2014 to 8/31/2019
  • Water Education

    Have you ever wondered where the water from our sinks and showers comes from? Join host Joel Greene on this episode of Curiosity Quest Goes Green as he explores how many cities capture and treat rain water and snow melt and pump that water into our homes. On this episode you will learn about ground water, aquifers, and so much more.

    Next Airing: Mon, Jan 15th, 2018 at 9:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:25:27
    Usage rights: 8/15/2014 to 8/31/2019
  • Recycling for Kids

    In this episode of Curiosity Quest Goes Green, Joel tests the knowledge of kids to see if they know which products go into which recycling bin. Do you think you would pass? Join in this episode to learn all about where and how to recycle properly.

    Next Airing: Tue, Jan 16th, 2018 at 9:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:25:18
    Usage rights: 8/15/2014 to 8/31/2019
  • Illegal Dumping

    Did you know that some people dump their trash in the desert? Follow Joel on this journey throughout the Antelope Valley in California to learn what steps are being taken there to prevent illegal dumping.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jan 17th, 2018 at 9:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:25:36
    Usage rights: 9/1/2014 to 6/30/2020
  • Green Toys, The Sequel

    What if all of the toys in the world were made out of recycled materials? Check out Green Toys as Joel revisits the factory and finds out how they make super sturdy toys out of recycled milk jugs!

    Next Airing: Thu, Jan 18th, 2018 at 9:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:26:39
    Usage rights: 9/1/2014 to 6/30/2020
  • Reptile Rescue

    Did you know that a reticulated python can grow up to 35 feet in length? Get a close up look at several species of reptiles on this episode as Joel journeys through a reptile rescue facility.

    Next Airing: Fri, Jan 19th, 2018 at 9:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:27:03
    Usage rights: 9/1/2014 to 6/30/2020
  • Making Soap

    Have you ever wondered what soap is made of? Greene not only visits a manufacturing company that makes organic cleaning products, but he gets to peer in the lab and make his own hand soap concoction.

    Next Airing: Mon, Jan 22nd, 2018 at 9:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:24:54
    Usage rights: 9/1/2014 to 6/30/2020
  • Recycling Paint

    When it comes to paint, do you know what a hockey puck is? Greene visits Acrylatex to learn how they recycle unused paint and make some amazing new products out of dried up paint.

    Next Airing: Tue, Jan 23rd, 2018 at 9:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:25:23
    Usage rights: 9/1/2014 to 6/30/2020
  • Extreme Recycling

    Did you know that animals can be used in the recycling process? Check out this episode where we visit an extreme recycling facility to learn why they have animals.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jan 24th, 2018 at 9:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:25:31
    Usage rights: 9/1/2014 to 6/30/2020
  • Water Reclamation

    Have you ever wondered how water can be recycled? Greene visits a water reclamation plant where he learns where the water goes after it's flushed down the toilet and how it can be cleaned, treated and re-used.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jan 25th, 2018 at 9:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:26:38
    Usage rights: 9/1/2014 to 6/30/2020
  • Effects of Beach Tourism

    Millions of tourists visit beaches each year…but some leave trash behind. Watch this episode of Curiosity Quest to learn how tourism affects beach cities in the U.S. and how we can do our part to keep them clean.

    Next Airing: Fri, Jan 26th, 2018 at 9:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:25:51
    Usage rights: 9/1/2014 to 6/30/2020
  • Trash Free Challenge

    Have you ever wondered how you can help your school recycle more? Check out this awesome journey for three middle school's taking on the "trash free challenge."

    Next Airing: Mon, Jan 29th, 2018 at 9:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:27:10
    Usage rights: 9/1/2014 to 6/30/2020
  • Solar Panels

    When it comes to being green solar panels are one of the best ways to help families and companies operate off "the grid." Joel visits a plant that manufactures solar panels that create energy from the sun!

    Next Airing: Tue, Jan 30th, 2018 at 9:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:25:44
    Usage rights: 9/1/2014 to 6/30/2020

Availability:

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