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Curious Crew

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

Curious Crew  
  • Candy Chemistry
    Friday, April 16
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Inertia
    Wednesday, April 21
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Inertia
    Friday, April 23
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Electric Batteries
    Wednesday, April 28
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Electric Batteries
    Friday, April 30
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Center of Gravity
    Wednesday, May 5
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Center of Gravity
    Friday, May 7
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Pulleys
    Wednesday, May 12
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Pulleys
    Friday, May 14
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Kinetic Energy
    Wednesday, May 19
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Kinetic Energy
    Friday, May 21
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Central Nervous System
    Wednesday, May 26
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Central Nervous System
    Friday, May 28
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Basketball Science
    Wednesday, June 2
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Basketball Science
    Friday, June 4
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Torque
    Wednesday, June 9
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Torque
    Friday, June 11
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Sense of Hearing
    Wednesday, June 16
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Sense of Hearing
    Friday, June 18
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Chocolate Chemistry
    Wednesday, June 23
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Chocolate Chemistry
    Friday, June 25
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Electrical Circuits
    Wednesday, June 30
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Electrical Circuits
    Friday, July 2
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Matter
    Wednesday, July 7
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Matter
    Friday, July 9
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.

 

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  • Candy Chemistry
    Wednesday, April 14
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Rockets
    Friday, April 9
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Rockets
    Wednesday, April 7
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Skeletal System
    Friday, April 2
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Skeletal System
    Wednesday, March 31
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Buoyancy
    Friday, March 26
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Buoyancy
    Wednesday, March 24
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Football Science
    Friday, March 19
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Football Science
    Wednesday, March 17
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Momentum
    Friday, March 12
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Momentum
    Wednesday, March 10
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Resonance
    Friday, March 5
    6:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Resonance
    Wednesday, March 3
    4:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.