Curiosity Quest Goes Green
|Next Airing:||Wed, Jan 7th, 2015 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV|
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.
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: Wed, Jan 7th, 2015 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV Length: 00:25:33 Usage rights: 6/29/2013 to 6/28/2016
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: Wed, Jan 14th, 2015 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV Length: 00:25:30 Usage rights: 7/6/2013 to 7/5/2016
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 21st, 2015 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV Length: 00:25:43 Usage rights: 7/13/2013 to 7/12/2016
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: Wed, Jan 28th, 2015 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV Length: 00:26:10 Usage rights: 7/20/2013 to 7/19/2016
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: Wed, Feb 4th, 2015 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV Length: 00:25:27 Usage rights: 7/27/2013 to 7/26/2016
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: Wed, Feb 11th, 2015 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV Length: 00:27:05 Usage rights: 8/3/2013 to 8/2/2016
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: Wed, Feb 18th, 2015 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV Length: 00:26:51 Usage rights: 8/10/2013 to 8/9/2016
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, Feb 25th, 2015 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV Length: 00:24:26 Usage rights: 8/17/2013 to 8/16/2016
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: Wed, Mar 4th, 2015 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV Length: 00:25:03 Usage rights: 8/24/2013 to 8/23/2016
Plastic Bottle Cap Recycling
Did you know that plastic bottles caps are now being separated out and made into new products? Join Joel as he rides a new environmental wave of recycling water bottle caps and tours several facilities to find out how this is done.
Next Airing: Wed, Mar 11th, 2015 at 4:00 PM on UEN-TV Length: 00:27:40 Usage rights: 8/31/2013 to 8/30/2016