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Curious Crew

Website: http://video.wkar.org/show/curious-crew/
Next Airing: Wed, May 22nd, 2019 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV

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

Episodes:

  • Electric Batteries

    Human batteries, electric lemon, potato possibilities and more! The Curious Crew learns that batteries are used to change chemical energy into electrical energy. STEM Challenge: Designing a better battery. Curious About Careers: Scientist Tonya Matthews and Nuclear physicist Artemis Spyrou.

    Next Airing: Wed, May 22nd, 2019 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 5/19/2017 to 5/18/2020
  • 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, May 29th, 2019 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 5/15/2019 to 5/14/2022
  • 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.

    Next Airing: Sun, Jun 2nd, 2019 at 9:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 5/23/2018 to 5/22/2021
  • 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, Jun 5th, 2019 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 5/22/2019 to 5/21/2022
  • 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.

    Next Airing: Sun, Jun 9th, 2019 at 9:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 5/23/2018 to 5/22/2021
  • 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, Jun 12th, 2019 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 5/29/2019 to 5/28/2022
  • 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: Sun, Jun 16th, 2019 at 9:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 5/23/2018 to 5/22/2021
  • 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, Jun 19th, 2019 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 6/5/2019 to 6/4/2022
  • 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: Sun, Jun 23rd, 2019 at 9:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 5/23/2018 to 5/22/2021
  • 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, Jun 26th, 2019 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 6/12/2019 to 6/11/2022
  • 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: Sun, Jun 30th, 2019 at 9:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 5/23/2018 to 5/22/2021
  • Bioplastics

    Bags that dissolve, potatoes that turn into plastic, and silverware you can eat! The Curious Crew learns all about the chemical makeup of bioplastics. STEM Challenge: Design a Bioplastic Sculpture; Curious About Careers: Packaging Engineer Karen Keeder.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jul 3rd, 2019 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 6/19/2019 to 6/18/2022
  • 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: Sun, Jul 7th, 2019 at 9:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 5/23/2018 to 5/22/2021
  • Soccer Science

    The Curious Crew gets a kick out of learning the science of soccer! Dr. Rob and the kids take the field to learn about banana kicks, knuckleballs, and parries. STEM Challenge: Design a Mini-Foosball Table; Curious About Careers: Athletic Turf Manager, Amy Fouty.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jul 10th, 2019 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 6/26/2019 to 6/25/2022
  • 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: Sun, Jul 14th, 2019 at 9:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 5/23/2018 to 5/22/2021
  • Paper Airplane Science

    It's a bird! It's a paper airplane! It's science! The Curious Crew explores the aerodynamics behind different kinds of paper airplanes including boomerangs, gliders, darts, and nose-divers. STEM Challenge: Design a Paper Plane Launch System; Curious About Careers: Airline Pilot Emily Coaker.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jul 17th, 2019 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 7/3/2019 to 7/2/2022
  • 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: Sun, Jul 21st, 2019 at 9:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 5/23/2018 to 5/22/2021
  • Electromagnetism

    The Curious Crew gets wired about electromagnetism! Suspended bowling balls, homemade speakers, and compasses all help explain electromagnetism. STEM Challenge: Build a Homemade Speaker; Curious About Careers: Electromagnetic Engineer Amanpreet Kaur.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jul 24th, 2019 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 7/10/2019 to 7/9/2022
  • 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: Sun, Jul 28th, 2019 at 9:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 5/23/2018 to 5/22/2021
  • Diffusion and Osmosis

    Smelly particles, wilted veggies, and growing jellies! The Curious Crew explores diffusion and osmosis using tea bags, scented balloons, and jelly marbles. STEM Challenge: Make a Reed Diffuser; Curious About Careers: Ornithologist Pam Rasmussen.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jul 31st, 2019 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 7/17/2019 to 7/16/2022
  • 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: Sun, Aug 4th, 2019 at 9:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 5/23/2018 to 5/22/2021
  • Buoyancy

    Sinking stones, aluminum boats, Cartesian diver, scuba action figures, hot air balloons and more! Explore buoyancy, which is an object's ability to float. STEM Challenge: Making a hovering balloon. Curious About Careers: Microbiologist Joan Rose discusses the workings of a water research lab.

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

    Buoyant candy, marshmallow melee and more! Candy and science? It's funny to think that candy is related to science, but it's true! STEM Challenge: Making sugar stained glass. Curious About Careers: Audiologist Brooke Tudor explains how to properly test and care for our hearing.

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

    Spinning eggs and more! Explore how an object that is still or at rest will stay at rest, while an object in motion will keep moving unless another force acts on it. STEM Challenge: Making 'eggciting' safety restraints. Curious About Careers: Technology coordinator Michelle Massey and pediatrician Mona Hanna-Attisha.

    Length: 00:26:46
    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
  • Rockets

    Multi-staging balloons, water bottles, air rockets and more! Explore how rockets can lift off the ground through an imbalance of forces. STEM Challenge: Designing a water bottle rocket. Curious About Careers: Astrophysicist Shannon Schmoll at Abrams Planetarium and technology manager Mary Palkovich.

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

    Broken bones, tendon tricks, acidic exoskeletons and more! Explore the human skeletal system including bones, cartilage, ligaments, tendons, and joints; and how it stores calcium and phosphorous and produces blood cells. STEM Challenge: Making a no-hands crutch. Curious About Careers: Orthopedic surgeon and baseball team physician Julie Dodds on her career in sports medicine.

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

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