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12:00 AM 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Seremos Cuatro"  This episode covers phrases used when making travel arrangements. Juan talks to Pati about their marriage and its future. [G]

12:30 AM 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Una Promesa Y Una Sonrisa"  This episode features words for popular sports, Aztec and Mayan artifacts in Mexico's National Museum of Anthropology. [G]

1:00 AM 
Learning Science Through Inquiry  "Focus The Inquiry: Designing The Exploration"  Students' open exploration leads to a range of interests and questions that lead in turn to deeper investigation. This program looks at the design process - how you can guide students to plan and begin their investigations. [G]

2:00 AM 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century  "One Earth, Many Scales Lost In Space? Geography Training for Astronauts"  Preparation for a NASA Shuttle mission provides context for introducing key issues in physical geography and human-environmental interaction. Globalization and Revolt - Why do the forces of globalization seem to draw some places closer together and cause others to pull farther apart? [G]

2:30 AM 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century  "Boundaries and Borderlands"  A single Mexican mother's daily struggle for survival introduces us to concepts of relative location and geographic regions. Operation Hold the Line - The U.S. [P]

3:00 AM 
Biography of America, A  "FDR and the Depression"  Professor Brinkley continues his story of twentieth century presidents with a profile of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Brinkley paints a picture of America during the Depression and chronicles some of Roosevelt's programmatic and personal efforts to help the country through its worst economic crisis. [P]

3:30 AM 
Biography of America, A  "World War II"  America is enveloped in total war, from mobilization on the home front to a scorching air war in Europe. Professor Miller's view of World War II is a personal essay on the morality of total war, and its effects on those who fought, died, and survived it, including members of his own family. [P]

4:00 AM 
Curiosity Quest  "Monterey Aquarium"  Join Joel Greene and the Curiosity Quest crew as they float through the Monterey Aquarium. Watch as Joel gets a chance to feed interesting mana fish while balancing over a massive fish tank. [P]

4:30 AM 
Biz Kid$  "How to Achieve Your Financial Goals"  Join us and you'll learn to track your expenses, get control of your spending, and invest what's left over to reach your financial goals. You'll see the importance of starting young, while time is on your side. [P]

5:00 AM 
Growing a Greener World  "Natural Pest Control - Discovering Eco-friendly Solutions to an Old Problem"  Allentown, PA. As our society gradually turns to more eco-friendly practices, one solution for pest control has been with us since the beginning of time. [P]

5:30 AM 
Wild Kratts  "Birds of a Feather"  When Aviva reveals that dancing is just not her thing, Chris and Martin set out in the New Guinea forest to inspire her to give dancing a try by uncovering some of the greatest dancers in the creature world - the Birds of Paradise. They soon find that the male birds use their showy bright feathers and extraordinary dances to display to potential female mates that they are healthy and strong. [P]

6:00 AM 
Chefs A' Field: Culinary Adventures That Begin On The Farm  "New York - Wild Striped Bass"  From the harbors of Cape Cod and a fishing venture for wild striped bass to the organized chaos and dazzling array of fresh fish to be found at New York City's Fulton Fish Market, Chef Rick Moonen of New York's Restaurant RM takes us on a gourmet experience in ocean conservation. Recipes: Wild Striped Bass Poele with Mushroom Nage; Pomery Potato Salad. [P]

6:30 AM 
Christina Cooks  "The Raw Truth"  One current food fad is the 'raw diet,' and Christina discusses both the benefits and challenges of eating raw cuisine. She prepares two raw dishes: Zucchini 'Fettucine' in Fresh Marinara Sauce and Sweet Strawberry Pie. [P]

7:00 AM 
Wild Nevada  "Fallon Adventures"  On this trip, we explore some of the natural wonders found in Churchill County. We use Fallon, Nevada, as the base for this adventure as we visit Soda Lake, the Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge, the Earthquake Faults and the Big Den waterfall. [P]

7:30 AM 
In The Americas with David Yetman  "Brazil: The Diamond Range"  [P]

8:00 AM 
The Woodwright's Shop  "The Tiny Tool Kit"  How can you stretch a basic kit of tools to build impressive casework? Chris Schwarz, editor of Popular Woodworking Magazine, shows how with the toolkit of young Thomas, hero of the 1839 book The Joiner and Cabinet Maker. [P]

8:30 AM 
Woodsmith Shop  "Ribbon Handle Box"  The Woodsmith editors pack a lot of woodworking into a small project as they share the ins and outs of building a beautiful box. You'll learn tricks for fitting a lid and getting super-strong miter joints. Plus, they'll let you in on the secret to adding a flowing, wood ribbon handle to wrap it up. [G]

9:00 AM 
The Victory Garden  "Wet: Learn About Water, In All Its Forms, In Your garden"  Host Jamie Durie explores xeriscaping at the Water Conservation Garden near San Diego, California. In Philadelphia Paul Epsom learns about water features for gardens. [G]

9:30 AM 
For Your Home  "Attic Upfit, Part 2"  [P]

10:00 AM 
Martha's Sewing Room  "Reverse Bobbinwork"  Reverse bobbinwork and embellishments using machine attachments and sewing techniques; Sew Quick, Sew Easy embellished artwork; And Sew On segment on spaghetti edged appliques; Hand embroidered raised fishbone. Guests: Chris Tryon, Kari Mecca, Wendy Schoen. [P]

10:30 AM 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Wilderness Cabin"  Paint along with Bob Ross and discover the beauty of a secluded log cabin with only a quiet pond and wilderness trees for companionship. [P]

11:00 AM 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Ticket to Provence"  [P]

11:30 AM 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Class  "Tomato Basil Fettuccine & Grilled Corn Salad"  Joanne gets her student Ron "fired-up" in this hands-on class featuring tomatoes. Ron learns to create both a hot and colorful pasta dish with a bit of crunch and a grilled corn and arugula salad tossed with an intriguingly delicious smoky tomato vinaigrette. [P]

12:00 PM 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Seremos Cuatro"  This episode covers phrases used when making travel arrangements. Juan talks to Pati about their marriage and its future. [G]

12:30 PM 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Una Promesa Y Una Sonrisa"  This episode features words for popular sports, Aztec and Mayan artifacts in Mexico's National Museum of Anthropology. [G]

1:00 PM 
Learning Science Through Inquiry  "Focus The Inquiry: Designing The Exploration"  Students' open exploration leads to a range of interests and questions that lead in turn to deeper investigation. This program looks at the design process - how you can guide students to plan and begin their investigations. [G]

2:00 PM 
Mechanical Universe…And Beyond, The  "Angular Momentum"  An old momentum with a new twist. [P]

2:30 PM 
Mechanical Universe…And Beyond, The  "Torques and Gyroscopes"  From spinning tops to the precession of the equinoxes. [P]

3:00 PM 
Biography of America, A  "FDR and the Depression"  Professor Brinkley continues his story of twentieth century presidents with a profile of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Brinkley paints a picture of America during the Depression and chronicles some of Roosevelt's programmatic and personal efforts to help the country through its worst economic crisis. [P]

3:30 PM 
Biography of America, A  "World War II"  America is enveloped in total war, from mobilization on the home front to a scorching air war in Europe. Professor Miller's view of World War II is a personal essay on the morality of total war, and its effects on those who fought, died, and survived it, including members of his own family. [P]

4:00 PM 
Curiosity Quest  "Monterey Aquarium"  Join Joel Greene and the Curiosity Quest crew as they float through the Monterey Aquarium. Watch as Joel gets a chance to feed interesting mana fish while balancing over a massive fish tank. [P]

4:30 PM 
Biz Kid$  "How to Achieve Your Financial Goals"  Join us and you'll learn to track your expenses, get control of your spending, and invest what's left over to reach your financial goals. You'll see the importance of starting young, while time is on your side. [P]

5:00 PM 
The Electric Company  "Spooky Summer Soiree"  For the yearly Spooky Summer Soiree costume party, The Electric Company decides to dress up as animals dressed as monsters. Jessica and Marcus don't have their costumes yet, and Annie Scrambler, with the help of Gilda, has bought all of the costumes at the discount costume store. [P]

5:30 PM 
Cyberchase  "Ecohaven Cse"  Someone has stolen the legendary cyberbeast Choocroca from cybersite EcoHaven, and the only clue is the culprit's footprint. Using the principles of "body math," the CyberSquad has to sleuth out who took Choocroca, and rescue the massive beast. [P]

6:00 PM 
Essential Pepin  "Family Favorites"  [P]

6:30 PM 

7:00 PM 
Winemakers  "Table Top Display"  Good winemakers need to know how to communicate wine to consumers. In this episode we test their ability to communicate about wine (without using wine) by having them develop a unique "tabletop" presentation that demonstrates the basic characteristics of wine or wine region to the average wine buyer. [P]

7:30 PM 
French Chef Classics  "Quiche Lorraine"  [P]

8:00 PM 
The Woodwright's Shop  "The Tiny Tool Kit"  How can you stretch a basic kit of tools to build impressive casework? Chris Schwarz, editor of Popular Woodworking Magazine, shows how with the toolkit of young Thomas, hero of the 1839 book The Joiner and Cabinet Maker. [P]

8:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "The Best of Sicily"  Rick fishes for anchovies off Cefalu, lands in Palermo, marvels at skeletons in a appuccin crypt and airy mosaics of Monreale. [G]

9:00 PM 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Springfield, Illinois"  Burt takes us for a ride on America's great mother road, Route 66, and tells us how it transformed the way the world eats. We'll also discover the true origin of the corn dog, the filled dough nut, the horseshoe sandwich, root beer and Abraham Lincoln's favorite cake. [P]

9:30 PM 
Essential Pepin  "Family Favorites"  [P]

10:00 PM 

10:30 PM 
Burt Wolf: What We Eat  "Time to Play Ketchup: The Story of the Tomato"  Burt reveals why the tomato was accepted in Italy and Southern Europe but not in the north. [G]

11:00 PM 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Italian Marketplace"  [P]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "The Best of Sicily"  Rick fishes for anchovies off Cefalu, lands in Palermo, marvels at skeletons in a appuccin crypt and airy mosaics of Monreale. [G]


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