How banjos are made.
- Ice Sculpting
The art of ice sculpting.
- A Day on the Farm
A day in the life of a farmer.
The extensive process of testing race cars before they hit the track.
- Dog Sledding
Dog sledding teams practice in the summer.
- Bed Making
How beds are stitched and sewn together.
- Braille Publisher
A Braille publisher makes books for the blind.
Drummer Cole Marcus; how drum sticks are made.
- Dig This Construction Fun
How toothpaste is made.
- Monterey Aquarium
The Monterey Aquarium.
- Alaskan Adventure
Glaciers, black bears and whales in Alaska.
- Helicopter Making
- Behind the Scenes
A behind-the-scenes look at 'Curiosity Quest.'
- Salmon Hatchery
Salmon in Alaska.
- Bowling Balls
Scented bowling balls.
- Plate Making
Plastic and foam plates.
- Mrs. Fields Cookies
Mrs. Fields cookie gifting facility in Utah.
- Gentle Giants Rescue
Large breed dogs at the Gentle Giants Rescue and Adoptions.
- Orange Packing
Oranges are grown, sorted and packaged.
- Movie Animatronics
Garner Holt Productions makes movie animatronics.
- Moonridge Animal Park
Moonridge Animal Park in Big Bear Lake, Calif.
The coed cheer squad at Brigham Young University.
- Bike Making
BMX bikes at Fit Bike Co.
Making black cherry bread, chocolate bread, and brownies at Zingerman's Bakery in Michigan.
- Horseback Riding
A horseback adventure.
- Harlem Globetrotters
Basketball maneuvers with the Harlem Globetrotters.
The Limburger-producing cheese factory in Wisconsin includes Gruyere and feta.
- Rock Climbing
An adventurous quest reveals what it takes to become a rock climber.
- Fire Fighting Training
Members of the fire department explain what it takes to become a fireman.
Making designer cakes.
- Guide Dogs
Depending on a guide dog.
- Safety Training
A boat safety class in Oregon.
Joel learns about karate.
Cranberries are harvested at a cranberry bog in Wisconsin.
- Snow Making
Snow can be man-made.
- Guide Dogs
Depending on a guide dog.
A cheese farm in Wisconsin demonstrates how milk becomes cheese.
- Arena Floor
A stadium is transformed from a basketball court into an ice hockey rink.
Joel learns about what it takes to be a chef from Colin Colville, head chef at TapaMeze Bar and Grill.
- Challenge Course
Taking a ride on the challenge course zip line.
The Steinway and Sons factory in New York.
The first-ever Curiosity Quest snowboard.
- Motor Coach
Joel ventures through the Country Coach Factory to help assemble recreational vehicles.
- Pet Grooming
Grooming dogs and kittens.
- DW Drums
Making drums with woods from exotic places.
- Vermont Teddy Bear
Join Joel as he turns the Vermont Teddy Bear Factory inside out to learn what it takes to make a stuffed teddy bear.
- Circus Vargas
Join Joel as he clowns around, learns to juggle and take part in a Circus Vargas performance.
- Jelly Belly
Making jelly beans.
- Von Dutch
Join Joel as he learns what it takes to create a custom chopper with the Von Dutch Custom Chopper crew.
A sand castle-building contest.
- Ben and Jerry's
Ice cream is made at Ben & Jerry's factory.
- San Gabriel Mission
- Bracken Bird Farm
- Whale Watching
Training dolphins at Dolphins Plus in the Florida Keys; Nikki and Joel swim with dolphins and a sea lion.
- U.S. Postal Service
Following a letter from a mailbox through the U.S. Postal Service.
- Fender Guitars
A tour of the Fender guitar factory; Joel tries to play an original tune on an expensive electric guitar.
- Construction Equipment
Uses for heavy construction equipment; Joel tries to drive a dirt roller.
The job of a police officer; gadgets in the squad car; a tour of a police station.
- Christmas Trees in Live Oak Canyon
- Rescue Dogs
Dogs are trained to find and rescue injured people during natural disasters.
Join Joel to find out how skateboards are made and watch as he is taught the tricks by a pro.
- Knott's Berry Farm
How roller coasters stay on the tracks; testing roller coasters for safety.
- Metro Link Trains
Train engineers operate and maintain huge steel trains.
- Boy Scouts
Joel hopes to earn his merit badge.
- Hot Air Balloon
Joel grows nervous as he flies high across the land in a basket attached to a very large balloon.
- Glass Blowing
The children discover the art of glass blowing.
- Police Dogs
- Sport Fishing
In an adventure at Dana Point Harbor, 12-year-old Eric teaches Joel how to reel them in.
- Water Bottling
A water-bottling company.
- Tiger Rescue
Actress Tippi Hedren establishes a foundation to care for tigers and other big cats.
- Habitat 4 Humanity; Diabetes Walk
Volunteering for nonprofit organizations.
How Legos are constructed; model building; the rides at Legoland.
Protecting your money and travels with an armored car.
- Home Building
The home building process.
- Police Helicopter
An aerial view of the Inland Empire with the Ontario Police Department.
Joel and 7-year-old Breana shape, form, build and paint ceramics.
A trip to Burrtec Waste Recycling plant.
Girls and boys, ages 4 and up, engage in a sport that blends football and soccer.
- Go Karts
A 7-year-old racing champ at the California Speedway.
- Farm Animals
- The Surfing Show
How surf boards are made.
- California Missions
Mission San Gabriel, one of the original 21 missions.
- Bird Farm
Joel is swarmed by canaries.
- Water Recycling
- Ice Skating
- USA Gymnastics
- Fire Fighter, Part 2
- Dog Training
- Giving Show
- Laymon's Candy Company
- Dinosaurs: Natural History Museum
- Wonder Bread Factory
- Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
- Get Milk
- Animal Shelter
- Fire Fighter Part 1
- Raging Waters
- Renaissance Faire
- Marble Slab Creamery
- LA Avengers Arena Football
- Show Horses
- Race Cars: California Speedway
- Green Mountain Ranch
- Japanese Taiko Drumming
- Sea Lion Show
- BMX Biking
- Candy Canes
- Reptile Show
- K-9 Police Dogs
- Laymon's Candy
A tour of the Layman's Candy Factory.
- USA Gymnastics
- Natural History Museum