Curious Crew

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How does that work? What happens next? Inquisitive kids take a hands-on approach to investigating principles of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) with award-winning educator Rob Stephenson.

Do you like to play video games?
Solve games and puzzles at STEMGameCrew.org
Just like the Curious Crew!

Supported in part by
ITEC (Information Technology Empowerment Center) and The John E. Fetzer Institute Fund of the Kalamazoo Community Foundation.

Rob and Tim with emmys
Courtesy / Mi-NATAS

WKAR Public Media staff, associates, and their colleagues in the School of Journalism at Michigan State University were honored with five wins at the 2017 Regional Emmy® Awards on Saturday, June 10, at the MotorCity Casino in Detroit.

Parents and kids in lobby
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

More than 240 aspiring scientists visited the MSU campus on Saturday to audition for season four of Curious Crew, the WKAR original series exploring science, technology, engineering and math.

Kids with science activities
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Sat. Apr. 15 at 1pm – 3pm in WKAR Studio A | Celebrate science with WKAR Family as part of the MSU Science Festival Tour Day!

WKAR and ComArtSci Present STEM Game Crew

Jan 9, 2017
STEM Game Crew website page
STEM GAME Crew / WKAR-MSU

Curious Crew fans can now further explore science and become a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) scientist through the STEM Game Crew website. The new site is a companion to the WKAR original television series Curious Crew and is currently in the beta stages.

New ComArtSci and WKAR Research Encourages STEM Careers

Jan 9, 2017
Curious Crew cast and female host
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

A new research project asks how children can be encouraged to think of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) as possible careers.

A collaboration between WKAR Public Media and the MSU College of Communication Arts and Sciences (ComArtSci), the research explores the impact of a science program designed for elementary and middle-school students on their perceptions of science and a possible career in STEM.

Wheels and Axles | Curious Crew | Ep. 301

Jan 2, 2017
CCrew 302
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Difficult doorknobs, funnel races, water wheels and pinwheel power! WATCH NOW

CCrew Season 3
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Curious Crew Season 3 returns with two back-to-back episodes this Thursday!

Resonance | Curious Crew | Ep. 302

Nov 21, 2016

Resonant rods, rings and pipes and powerful pendulums! WATCH NOW 

More than 500 community members turned out for a casting call at TV studios on the campus of Michigan State University on Saturday, May 7, for the WKAR original series, Curious Crew.

Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

April 16 & 17 at the MSU Science Festival | Get a live look at WKAR TV's fun science show at the Curious Crew Roadshow! 

WKAR's 'Curious Crew' Debuts in Detroit

Mar 24, 2016
Curious Crew in the studio
Stacy Hoxsey / WKAR-MSU

EAST LANSING, MI.; March 24, 2016 -- The WKAR original program "Curious Crew" will air on WTVS Detroit Public TV 56.1 on Fridays at 5:30 p.m. starting March 25 as part of a media partnership to bring more original content for children to the two stations' channels, apps and websites.

Enjoy past episodes of Curious Crew at video.wkar.org.

Curious Crew Roadshow - Lansing | March 5

Mar 4, 2016
host and kids doing experiment
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Sat. Mar. 5 11:30am to 12:30pm Downtown Lansing Capital Area District Library | Get a live look at WKAR TV's fun science show at the Curious Crew Roadshow!

Mechanical Energy | Curious Crew | Ep. 210

Feb 19, 2016

Water wheels, cup rocket and wrecking balls? WATCH NOW

Friction | Curious Crew | Ep. 209

Feb 12, 2016

Parachutes, hovercrafts, and floating marbles? WATCH NOW

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