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12:00 AM 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Reflexiones I (Reflextions I)"  This episode reviews the highlights of Raquel's journey from the time her investigation began to her departure for Puerto Rico. [G]

12:30 AM 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Reflexiones II (Reflections II)"  This episode continues to review the whole series. This review covers the time Raquel came to Puerto Rico to the present. [G]

1:00 AM 
Looking at Learning....Again Part 2  "Learning to Share Perspectives"  With Dr. Carne Barnett. Often teachers complain that they do not have ample opportunity to talk with colleagues about their students. [P]

2:00 AM 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century  "Changes on the Chang Jiang"  Shanghai enters the 21st Century on a wave of development, ready to reclaim its legacy as China's commercial center. The steady growth of a township enterprise illustrates three great contrasts in modern China: rural vs urban, agricultural vs industrial, coastal vs interior. [G]

2:30 AM 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century  "The Booming Maritime Edge"  This program explores globalization and the effects of modernization on Chinese society. What factors contributed to Taiwan's emergence as a high-tech powerhouse? [G]

3:00 AM 
Biography of America, A  "Growth and Empire"  Benjamin Franklin and Franklin's Philadelphia take center stage in this program. As the merchant class grows in the North, the economies of southern colonies are built on the shoulders of the slave trade. [P]

3:30 AM 
Biography of America, A  "Coming of Independence"  Professor Maier tells the story of how the English-loving colonist transforms into the freedom-loving American rebel. The luminaries of the early days of the Republic -- Washington, Jefferson, Adams -- are featured in this program as they craft the Declaration of -- and wage the War for -- Independence. [P]

4:00 AM 
SciGirls  "Horsing Around"  SciGirl Zoe and her friends pony up some science to select the best horse for a riding competition. [P]

4:30 AM 
Biz Kid$  "What's Your Money Personality?"  How do you act with money? Are you a "Money Star," "Oblivious," or "Penny Wise Pound Foolish"? This episode looks at the range of emotional reactions and connections people have with money. So what personality are you? Find out in this episode. [P]

5:00 AM 
Growing a Greener World  "Creating An Eco-Friendly Landscape from the Ground Up"  Orlando, FL. - Most homeowners understand the value of gardening in an eco-friendly manner, but many of us need guidance on how to do it properly. [P]

5:30 AM 
Wild Kratts  "Koala Balloon"  Martin and Chris must protect a young koala stranded in the Australian Outback, and help him get back to his Eucalyptus forest habitat. On their quest to return the adorable animal home, the brothers discover lots of interesting facts about how animals are specialized to their own environment, and with some tips from an intrepid desert dweller called the thorny devil, they must survive the desert crossing and bring the koala home. [P]

6:00 AM 
Chefs A' Field: Culinary Adventures That Begin On The Farm  "San Francisco, California"  For her innovative recipes, Chef Traci Des Jardins of San Francisco's Jardiniere and Acme Chop House relies on locally sourced, organic products gathered from farmers she grew up with in California's Central Valley. In this episode, Chef Des Jardins saddles up to find out where her beef comes from and finds Wayne Langston's ranch in Vina, CA, abounding with happy cattle-beef raised only on grass, without hormones or additives, "just as nature intended. [P]

6:30 AM 
Christina Cooks  "Fitness Foods"  Active people need food with power to fuel their active lifestyles. Natural, unprocessed, seasonal whole foods are the foundations of any active lifestyle. [P]

7:00 AM 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Edinburgh & The Scottish Highlands"  Rudy attends the Edinburgh International Festival - the world's largest arts festival featuring theater, comedy, dance, music, opera, street performance and the Royal Edinburgh Military Tatoo. Then Rudy heads north to the Highlands where he rides the so-called "Harry Potter Train" and visits the Isle of Skye. [G]

7:30 AM 
In The Americas with David Yetman  "Peru: A Train to the Clouds"  Once a month a train departs from Lima on the coast and heads for the highlands. Yetman rides the train to its destination, the indigenous city of Huancayo high on the Altiplano of the Andes. [G]

8:00 AM 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Case of the Corner Cupboard"  Long splined miters anyone? That's how you join the coffin-like case of this 18th-century corner cupboard. See how to make the special jigs to hand plane this crucial joint with precision and dignity. [P]

8:30 AM 
Woodsmith Shop  "Top Tips for Perfect Layouts"  Accurate measurements and layouts are the secrets to getting a flawless fit. The Woodsmith editors share their favorite tips, tools, and techniques for perfect layouts. [P]

9:00 AM 
The Victory Garden  "Urban Oasis"  THE VICTORY GARDEN goes coast to coast today, starting with host Jamie Durie's visit to a city oasis that sits atop the Frank Gehry-designed Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles. Then, what do the rapper 50-Cent, actress Bette Midler and the Broadway show Wicked all have in common? Victory gardens! All of these folks are working with the New York Restoration Project's citywide effort to grow and eat local. [P]

9:30 AM 
For Your Home  "From The Floor Up"  [P]

10:00 AM 
Martha's Sewing Room  "Batting Application"  Creating a table runner with striped fabric and batting; Sew Quick, Sew Easy potato bag; Sew Easy Stabilizing segment on machine embroidered shadow quilting; Making decorative ribbons for an Heirloom Quilt. Guests: Linda McGehee, Kay Brooks, Nina McVeigh. [P]

10:30 AM 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Falls in the Glen"  Visit this deep wooded valley with Bob Ross and get a double surprise -- two beautiful waterfalls!. [P]

11:00 AM 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Spain On My Mind"  Joanne shares with us her emotional connection to Spain. She begins by preparing Salmorejo, a cold tomato and bread soup she first discovered in Southern Spain, and then works with her student Joan to overcome his fear of cooking lamb by preparing a hearty lamb, white bean, and chorizo stew with a spicy infused olive oil drizzled over the top. [P]

11:30 AM 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Class  "Grilled Sea Bass with Romesco & Summer Vegetables"  Joanne gives her student John a hands-on cooking lesson on grilling fish and vegetables indoors, and teaches him how to prepare a Spanish-inspired sauce. Recipes: (1) GRILLED SEA BASS WITH ALMOND ROMESCO, (2) GRILLED SUMMER VEGETABLES. [P]

12:00 PM 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Reflexiones I (Reflextions I)"  This episode reviews the highlights of Raquel's journey from the time her investigation began to her departure for Puerto Rico. [G]

12:30 PM 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Reflexiones II (Reflections II)"  This episode continues to review the whole series. This review covers the time Raquel came to Puerto Rico to the present. [G]

1:00 PM 
Looking at Learning....Again Part 2  "Learning to Share Perspectives"  With Dr. Carne Barnett. Often teachers complain that they do not have ample opportunity to talk with colleagues about their students. [P]

2:00 PM 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Introduction"  This preview introduces revolutionary ideas and heroes from Copernicusto Newton, and links thenphysics of the heavens and the earth. [P]

2:30 PM 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Law of Falling Bodies"  Galileo's imaginative experiments proved that all bodies fall with the same constant acceleration. [P]

3:00 PM 
Biography of America, A  "Growth and Empire"  Benjamin Franklin and Franklin's Philadelphia take center stage in this program. As the merchant class grows in the North, the economies of southern colonies are built on the shoulders of the slave trade. [P]

3:30 PM 
Biography of America, A  "Coming of Independence"  Professor Maier tells the story of how the English-loving colonist transforms into the freedom-loving American rebel. The luminaries of the early days of the Republic -- Washington, Jefferson, Adams -- are featured in this program as they craft the Declaration of -- and wage the War for -- Independence. [P]

4:00 PM 
SciGirls  "Horsing Around"  SciGirl Zoe and her friends pony up some science to select the best horse for a riding competition. [P]

4:30 PM 
Biz Kid$  "What's Your Money Personality?"  How do you act with money? Are you a "Money Star," "Oblivious," or "Penny Wise Pound Foolish"? This episode looks at the range of emotional reactions and connections people have with money. So what personality are you? Find out in this episode. [P]

5:00 PM 
The Electric Company  "Wiki Wiki Walter"  Hector challenges Manny to find a beatboxer better than Shock. Shock panics! After his last beatboxing competition with his best friend WikiWiki Walter, their friendship was ruined! When Manny finds a competitor who turns out to be Shock's old beatboxing pal, Wiki, and with Doug E. Fresh as the beatboxing judge, the competition gets a little more interesting. [P]

5:30 PM 
Cyberchase  "On The Line"  When Digit heads off alone to dispose of the powerful Network Interface Card (NIC), calamity strikes. A sinister cyvulture steals the NIC right out from under Digit's beak and gives it to Hacker! At a secret location on the Northern Frontier, Hacker uses the NIC to power up his dastardly Transformatron and transforms himself so he can slip into Control Central and replace Motherboard. [P]

6:00 PM 
Essential Pepin  "Savory Staples"  Risotto With Vegetables; Darphin Potatoes; Skillet Sweet Potato; Green Couscous; Corn Polenta With Mushroom Ragout. [P]

6:30 PM 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Simply Chicken"  Host Christopher Kimball goes into the test kitchen to learn how to create a French classic, Chicken Fricassee, with test cook Becky Hays. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals the best cutting boards in the Equipment Corner, and science expert Guy Crosby uncovers the science behind emulsification and the human sense of taste. [P]

7:00 PM 
Winemakers  "Harvest Challenge"  In the first episode, 12 people from all walks of life arrive on the gorgeous Central Coast of California just as the grape harvest kicks into high gear. It's initiation by fire as the contestants work around the clock for 48 hours picking grapes, cleaning tanks and making wine. [P]

7:30 PM 
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails  "Carlingford and the North East"  [P]

8:00 PM 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Case of the Corner Cupboard"  Long splined miters anyone? That's how you join the coffin-like case of this 18th-century corner cupboard. See how to make the special jigs to hand plane this crucial joint with precision and dignity. [P]

8:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Andalucia, Gibraltar and Tangier"  Exploring the quintessence of Spanish culture in Andalucia, Rick rolls down from whitewashed hill towns to the coast and takes in the windsurfing at Tarifa. He catches a bit of Britain on the Rock of Gibraltar and then sails to Africa for a Moroccan finale in Tangier. [G]

9:00 PM 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Great Hotels of the World - Part 2"  Burt has been living in hotels for over 30 years -- and often in the greatest hotels in the world. Each of these famous hotels bases its success on different elements and yet there is a common approach to attending to the needs of each guest. [P]

9:30 PM 
Essential Pepin  "Savory Staples"  Risotto With Vegetables; Darphin Potatoes; Skillet Sweet Potato; Green Couscous; Corn Polenta With Mushroom Ragout. [P]

10:00 PM 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Simply Chicken"  Host Christopher Kimball goes into the test kitchen to learn how to create a French classic, Chicken Fricassee, with test cook Becky Hays. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals the best cutting boards in the Equipment Corner, and science expert Guy Crosby uncovers the science behind emulsification and the human sense of taste. [P]

10:30 PM 
Burt Wolf: What We Eat  "Taking The High Grounds: The Story of Coffee"  Discovered in Ethiopia, today coffee is the second most valuable legal export on earth. [G]

11:00 PM 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Spain On My Mind"  Joanne shares with us her emotional connection to Spain. She begins by preparing Salmorejo, a cold tomato and bread soup she first discovered in Southern Spain, and then works with her student Joan to overcome his fear of cooking lamb by preparing a hearty lamb, white bean, and chorizo stew with a spicy infused olive oil drizzled over the top. [P]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Andalucia, Gibraltar and Tangier"  Exploring the quintessence of Spanish culture in Andalucia, Rick rolls down from whitewashed hill towns to the coast and takes in the windsurfing at Tarifa. He catches a bit of Britain on the Rock of Gibraltar and then sails to Africa for a Moroccan finale in Tangier. [G]


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