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Curious Crew

Website: http://video.wkar.org/show/curious-crew/
Next Airing: Wed, Jun 3rd, 2020 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV

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Rob Stephenson and inquisitive kids take a hands-on approach to scientific exploration.

Episodes:

  • Kinetic Energy

    Stubborn cans, racing spools, yo-yos and more! The Curious Crew learns when something moves, it has kinetic energy. STEM Challenge: Designing a marble rollercoaster. Curious About Careers: Orthopedic Researcher LeeAnn Kaiser.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jun 3rd, 2020 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 5/23/2018 to 5/22/2021
  • Central Nervous System

    Uncontrollable hands, knee-jerk reflex, reaction times and more! The Curious Crew explores how our body's system of nerves help us make quick decisions. STEM Challenge: Designing a sensory fidget toy. Curious About Careers: Kinesiologist Dr. Janet Hauck.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jun 10th, 2020 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 5/23/2018 to 5/22/2021
  • Basketball Science

    Lay-up angles, curvy bounce passes, delightful dribbling and more! The Curious Crew learns how simple scientific principals improve the game of basketball. STEM Challenge: Designing a mini-free throw machine. Curious About Careers (2): Ophthalmologist Dr. Sonia Rana and Computer Coder Hillary Lewandowski.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jun 17th, 2020 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 5/23/2018 to 5/22/2021
  • Torque

    Candle see-saws, balanced meter sticks, 'getting a grip' and more! The Curious Crew explores how the force of torque helps us turn and leverage things. STEM Challenge: Design a One-Handed Spoon Catapult. Curious About Careers: Robotics Engineer Sid Mosley.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jun 24th, 2020 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 5/23/2018 to 5/22/2021
  • Sense of Hearing

    Echo location, tympanic membranes, radio teeth and more! The Curious Crew learns how our ears are designed to capture incoming sounds. STEM Challenge: Designing a pair of 'Ear Defenders.' Curious About Careers: Audiologist Dr. Brooke Tudor.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jul 1st, 2020 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 5/23/2018 to 5/22/2021
  • Chocolate Chemistry

    Sliding chocolate, curious cocoa, sweet textures and more! The Curious Crew learns how modern day chocolate chemistry has become one sweet science. STEM Challenge: Designing edible Chocolate Bowls. Curious About Careers: Health Educator Bethany Thayer.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jul 8th, 2020 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 5/23/2018 to 5/22/2021
  • Electrical Circuits

    Human conductivity, electrical resistance, series & parallel circuits and more! The Curious Crew learns how all circuits have three things: a power source, a conductor and a load. STEM Challenge: Designing an Electrical Switch. Curious About Careers: Electrical Engineer Shanelle Foster.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jul 15th, 2020 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 5/23/2018 to 5/22/2021
  • Matter

    Lava lamps, slo-motion balls, clouds in bottles and more! The Curious Crew discovers that solids, liquids and gasses take up space, has mass and are all made of matter. STEM Challenge: Making Sculpting Putty. Curious About Careers: Energy Troubleshooter Adel Pascaris.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jul 22nd, 2020 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 5/23/2018 to 5/22/2021
  • Polymers

    How are growing gummy bears, exploding diapers, and making water disappear all related? The Curious Crew explores the world of polymers! STEM Challenge: Making slime; Curious About Careers: Zookeeper Annie Marcum.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jul 29th, 2020 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 5/15/2019 to 5/14/2022
  • Simple Machines Wedge

    Splitting logs, building canoes, and "uplifting" wedges! From axes to canoes to the forks we eat with, the Curious Crew gets a "cutting edge" look at the simple machine, the wedge! STEM Challenge: Design a Mini-Canoe; Curious About Careers: Architectural Designer Tiffany Brown.

    Next Airing: Wed, Aug 5th, 2020 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 5/22/2019 to 5/21/2022
  • Rocks

    Floating, freezing, and fizzing rocks! The Curious Crew goes "digging" into the makeup and science of igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks! STEM Challenge: Design a Wax Model to Explain the Rock Cycle; Curious About Careers: Hydrologist Cynthia Rachol.

    Next Airing: Wed, Aug 12th, 2020 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 5/29/2019 to 5/28/2022
  • Soapy Science

    Sudsy science, homemade soap, and repulsive pepper! The Curious Crew learns all about the science of soap with a lesson on saponification and surfactants. STEM Challenge: Making Homemade Soap; Curious About Careers: Water Chemist Daveda Quinn.

    Next Airing: Wed, Aug 19th, 2020 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 6/5/2019 to 6/4/2022
  • Circulatory System

    The Curious Crew gets pumped exploring the circulatory system! Dr. Rob uses balloon valves and tennis balls to explain how the heart pumps blood throughout the body and has the Curious Crew design and build stethoscopes! STEM Challenge: Design a Working Stethoscope; Curious About Careers: Cardiac Anesthesiologist and Critical Care Physician Dr. Penny Wilton.

    Next Airing: Wed, Aug 26th, 2020 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 6/12/2019 to 6/11/2022
  • Center of Gravity

    Quirky corks, leaning towers, defying gravity and more! The Curious Crew explores different centers of gravity. STEM Challenge: Making a balanced sculpture. Curious About Careers: Physical Therapist Jill Marlan.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 5/23/2018 to 5/22/2021
  • Football Science

    Football bounce and flight, sticky fingers and more! Explore how a football's shape makes it more difficult to predict how it will bounce, while that shape helps its gyroscopic motion when thrown or kicked. STEM Challenge: Designing a water balloon helmet. Curious About Careers: Biomechanical engineer Tamara Reid Bush explains the movement of the human body.

    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 5/19/2017 to 5/18/2020
  • Momentum

    Racing cans, pencil spinners, bowling ball bangers! Explore how whenever something is moving, it has momentum, and the faster it's moving, the more momentum it has. STEM Challenge: Designing a better bobsled. Curious About Careers: Pediatrician Mona Hanna-Attisha describes what it takes to care for children's health.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 5/19/2017 to 5/18/2020
  • Pulleys

    Hoist a grown-up, a tug of war, compound pulleys and more! The Curious Crew hoists Dr. Rob off the ground as they explore how pulleys make physical work easier. STEM Challenge: Design a miniature crane. Curious About Careers: Equine Diagnostician Dr. Stephanie Valberg.

    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 5/23/2018 to 5/22/2021
  • Resonance

    Resonant rods, rings and pipes and powerful pendulums! Explore how every object has the potential to vibrate, and those vibrations occur in different wave patterns. Resonance is adding an additional force with a matching frequency the wave. STEM Challenge: Making a membranophone. Curious About Careers: Nuclear physicist Artemis Spyrou explains how an atom-smashing cyclotron works.

    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 5/19/2017 to 5/18/2020
  • Wheels and Axles

    Difficult doorknobs, funnel races, water wheels and pinwheel power! Explore how a round wheel works together with an axle so that they rotate together. STEM Challenge: Making a rubber band powered wheel and axle. Curious About Careers: Scientist Tonya Matthews gives an interactive tour at Michigan Science Center in Detroit.

    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 5/19/2017 to 5/18/2020

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