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Curious Crew

Website: http://video.wkar.org/show/curious-crew/
Next Airing: Wed, Jan 20th, 2021 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:

  • Springs

    Jack-In-The-Box and pogo sticks! The Curious Crew "jumps" right into the science of springs! STEM Challenge: Design a Jack in the Box. Curious About Careers: Auto Design Director LaShirl Turner.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jan 20th, 2021 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 9/23/2020 to 9/22/2027
  • Convection

    Fire and ice, candles and snowflakes! The Curious Crew cycles through carousels, boiling water, and soap to understand convection! STEM Challenge: Designing a Candle Convection Carousel. Curious About Careers: US Fire Management Officer Persephone Whelan.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jan 27th, 2021 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 9/30/2020 to 9/29/2027
  • Piano Science

    Digital banana pianos and amplified forks! It's a "pitch perfect" episode as the Curious Crew investigates the science of playing the piano with Dr. Rob! STEM Challenge: Make a Digital Banana Piano. Curious About Careers: Musician Jen Sygit.

    Next Airing: Wed, Feb 3rd, 2021 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 10/7/2020 to 10/6/2027
  • Waves

    Sloping slinky and wiggly water! The Curious Crew gets an "earful" from Dr. Rob on the science behind sound waves! STEM Challenge: Design a Gumdrop Wave Machine. Curious About Careers: Ultrasound Engineer Lalita Udpa.

    Next Airing: Wed, Feb 10th, 2021 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 10/14/2020 to 10/13/2027
  • Bowling Science

    Strikes, spares, and SCIENCE! Dr. Rob "strikes" up a Curious Crew lesson on the science of bowling! STEM Challenge: Design Bowling Shoe Soles. Curious About Careers: Professional Coach and Bowler Aleta Sill.

    Next Airing: Wed, Feb 17th, 2021 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 10/21/2020 to 10/20/2027
  • 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.

    Next Airing: Wed, Feb 24th, 2021 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 10/28/2020 to 8/18/2027
  • 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.

    Next Airing: Wed, Mar 3rd, 2021 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 10/28/2020 to 8/18/2027
  • 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.

    Next Airing: Wed, Mar 10th, 2021 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 10/28/2020 to 8/18/2027
  • 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.

    Next Airing: Wed, Mar 17th, 2021 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 10/28/2020 to 8/18/2027
  • 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.

    Next Airing: Wed, Mar 24th, 2021 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 10/28/2020 to 8/18/2027
  • 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.

    Next Airing: Wed, Mar 31st, 2021 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 10/28/2020 to 8/18/2027
  • 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.

    Next Airing: Wed, Apr 7th, 2021 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 10/28/2020 to 8/18/2027
  • 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.

    Next Airing: Wed, Apr 14th, 2021 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 10/28/2020 to 8/18/2027
  • 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.

    Next Airing: Wed, Apr 21st, 2021 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 10/28/2020 to 8/18/2027
  • 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, Apr 28th, 2021 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 10/28/2020 to 8/18/2027
  • Acids & Bases

    Disappearing Ink and soapy pH! The Curious Crew "mixes" it up with Dr. Rob when they investigate acids and bases! STEM Challenge: Making and Testing pH Indicator Paper. Curious About Careers: Food Quality Assurance Manager Kelly Stano.

    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 9/16/2020 to 9/15/2027
  • Bubble Science

    Bubbling Over with Bubbles! Dr. Rob and the Curious Crew are "bubbling over" with investigations into the science behind soapy, sudsy bubbles! STEM Challenge: Design and Build a Bubble Wand. Curious About Careers: Soap Maker Julie Konkle.

    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 8/26/2020 to 8/25/2027
  • Collisions

    Bouncy Balls and Bumper Cars! The Curious Crew explores elastic and inelastic collisions! STEM Challenge: Designing Better Bumper Cars. Curious About Careers: Meteorologist Emily Wahls.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 8/19/2020 to 8/18/2027
  • Electric Lights

    "Watts" up, Dr. Rob? The Curious Crew "brightens up" on the science behind lights! STEM Challenge: Making a Light Bulb. Curious About Careers: Urban Forest Hydrologist Asia Dowtin.

    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 9/9/2020 to 9/8/2027
  • Muscular System

    Get Moving with Muscular Electricity! The Curious Crew "exercises" their minds when it comes to understanding the complexity of the muscular system! STEM Challenge: Design a Bicep Support Device. Curious About Careers: Athletic Trainer LouAnne Jefferson.

    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 9/2/2020 to 9/1/2027

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