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August 23, 2012
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11:30 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Perdido (Lost)"  This episode introduces school subjects, how the grading system works in Spanish secondary schools, and basic conversation about school, food, and traveling around Sevilla.G

12:00 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 13. Genetically Modified Organisms"  While genetic modification of organisms has occurred for millennia, we now have the tools to insert specific genes from one organism into cells of unrelated species. This session illustrates the processes used and how such genetically transformed organisms are increasingly common in agriculture, industry, and medicine, and introduces the ethical considerations of GMO research. D

12:30 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 1. Genomics"  Having determined the complete DNA nucleotide sequence of humans and several other organisms, today. D

1:00 pm 
Mechanical Universeā€¦And Beyond, The  "Voltage, Energy, and Force"  When is electricity dangerous or benign, spectacular or useful?. D

1:30 pm 
Mechanical Universeā€¦And Beyond, The  "Electric Battery"  Volta invents the electric battery using the internal properties of different metals. D

2:00 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Cognitive Neuroscience"  Cognitive neuroscience represents the attempt to understand mental processes at the level of the brain's functioning and not merely from information-processing models and theories. It relies heavily on an empirical analysis of what is happening in the brain, and where, when a person thinks, reasons, decides, judges, encodes information, recalls information, learns, and solves problems.G

2:30 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Cultural Psychology"  This newly emerging field is integrating cross-cultural research with social and personality psychology, anthropology, and other social sciences. Its main new perspective is focused on how cultures construct selves and other central aspects of individual personality, beliefs, values, emotions, and much of what we are and do.G

3:00 pm 
Saddle Club  "One Step Forward"  Having forged a bond with Midnight, Simon works to save the horse's life and Saddle Club members involve themselves in the cause.G

3:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Understanding Your Paycheck"  What's on your stub, bub? The Biz Kids use a modern American pay stub to explore various social movements of the last century. From unions to social security and from workman's compensation to the 401(k) plans of today-it's all there on the stub. Plus, you'll meet entrepreneurs and explore how they started their businesses. D

4:00 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. Marcus and Jessica hit the neighborhood sidewalk sales to find what they need while staying within their budget. D

4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Find Those Gleamers!"  (topic: Algebraic Variables) - The Hacker challenges Jackie, Matt and Inez to a contest on cyber-wide television! In order to prove to all of Cyberspace that Hacker's not as powerful or smart as he seems - the kids return to Topsy-Turvy Island on the Northern Frontier for the contest. Their mission is to power up a Mini-Wreaker using cyber-fireflies of varying power before the island turns inside out at sunset. The kids must use algebraic equations to determine how many Gleamers - and how much power - they'll need. D

5:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Easy and Elegant Seafood"  NULL

5:30 pm 

6:00 pm 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "Out of Africa"  Africa. Where mankind, grilling, and civilization began. Today, we take you to this mysterious, multi-cultural continent, where complex flavors and grilling techniques show just how far we've evolved since a human ancestor called Homo erectus became the first animal to cook his dinner. D

6:30 pm 
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails  "Into The West - Galway, Mayo and Sligo"  NULL

7:00 pm 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Shaker Rocker Frame"  The Shakers were rocking in this classic chair of turned and steam-bent maple.G

7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "North Wales: Feisty and Poetic"  Rick takes in Mount Snowdon, medieval castles and Victorian promenades. He learns a bit of Welsh, follows a miner deep into a slate mine, and herds sheep with a clever dog.G

8:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Belgium"  Burt takes a look at Belgium and tours the capital city of Brussels. We'll find out why beer is the national drink and sample one flavored with cherries. We'll discover why the hand of a giant became the symbol of the city of Antwerp and find out why food experts love Belgian cooking. D

8:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Easy and Elegant Seafood"  NULL

9:00 pm 

9:30 pm 
Kimchi Chronicles  "The Pork Chronicles"  As opposed to the lean-is-better preference in the United States, Koreans love their pork full of fat - and flavor. In this episode, Marja, her dear friend, the actress Heather Graham, and an expert food blogger named Daniel eat classic pork barbeque at Heukdonga restaurant in Seoul. They also stop by Songgane Gamjatang, where Seoul's taxi drivers convene for pork bone soup and the grand pork dish known as bo ssam. D

10:00 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Dinner Dance Or Swept Off My Feet"  NULL

10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "North Wales: Feisty and Poetic"  Rick takes in Mount Snowdon, medieval castles and Victorian promenades. He learns a bit of Welsh, follows a miner deep into a slate mine, and herds sheep with a clever dog.G

11:00 pm 
Great Conversations  "Stephen Breyer and Pete Williams"  Stephen Breyer (Supreme Court Justice, author of Active Liberty: Interpreting Our Democratic Constitution) and Pete Williams (NBC News Justice Correspondent). D

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August 23, 2012
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