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6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Portugal's Heartland"  Rick eats barnacles in an old fishing town, marches with pilgrims, and views riches of the country's Golden Age.G

6:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "London"  Rudy sips tea and savors traditional sights. Then, he gets a bird's-eye view of London from the new London Eye observation wheel.G

7:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Medieval Drought in the Southwest"  Between roughly 900 and 1260 AD there was a massive drought that severely impacted the plants, animals and people of the Southwest. Now referred to as the Medieval Drought, the best records of this phenomenon can be found within the trees that lived through this difficult time period. Host David Yetman hikes with Tom Swetnam from the University of Arizona's Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research through the White Mountains of California and Sequoia National Park to observe how scientists use tree rings to gather evidence of climate conditions from thousands of years ago. D

7:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Homemade Refried Beans"  Forget about opening a can, because today we're showing you how to make homemade refried beans. It's so easy to learn how to make a fresh batch of homemade refried beans yourself. We'll pile those fresh beans onto some yummy Mexican favorites: tostadas, tacos, and burritos. D

8:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Sol Mobile Bus (Various Cities Across America)"  We follow a group of young gardeners who are traveling the country in a retro-fitted school bus powered on nothing but waste vegetable oil and their own enthusiasm. With a traveling greenhouse, green roof and lots of seeds, they hope to teach edible gardening with sustainable practices in cities and towns across America. D

8:30 am 
This American Land  "Florida Panthers, Smoky Mountains, Rock Creek Wilderness"  Conservationists race against time to save Florida panthers from extinction. Locals debate whether the Rock Creek area of the Bighorn Mountains deserves federal protection as wilderness.G

9:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Italian Favorites Revisited"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Slow-Cooker Meatballs and Marinara. Then, Chris answers questions from viewers. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for garlic peelers. D

9:30 am 
Aviators   John Mohr, Barnstormer: We get to know the man who flies a stock 1947 Stearman like no one else on the planet. T-45 Goshawk: We explore the aircraft that introduces fighter pilots to carrier landings. Balloons: Quiet and peaceful, these mammoth bags of hot air require unique skills to fly. D

10:00 am 
Song of the Mountains   Flowers Family Band; Little Roy & Lizzy. D

11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Fairy Tale Science Fair"  Baby Bear and Telly are reporters at the Sesame Street Fairy Tale Science Fair where everyone's favorite fairy tale characters are solving problems with science! Little Red Riding Hood is the first fairytale scientist and she is having trouble telling the difference between her granny and the Big Bad Wolf, who is dressed up just like her granny. She decides to solve her problem by observing and comparing. After she looks closely and carefully, she points out their similarities and differences and discovers who the real granny is! Cinderella, who just loves science, asks a question about whether a pumpkin will float or sink. D

12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Arnie Rides The Flatcar/Old Reliable"  Buddy, Tiny, and Mom visit their very large sauropod friend, Arnie Argentinosaurus, and his dad. Arnie has grown bigger since our kids have seen him and is now too big to ride on the Dinosaur Train anymore. Tiny and Buddy arrange with Mr. Conductor for Arnie to be the first big dinosaur to ride on the newest Dinosaur Train car - the flatbed car! Mr. Pteranodon and Mr. Lambeosaurus take all the kids to see a field of geysers - holes in the ground that hot water shoots out from! At the same time, Mrs. Pteranodon and Mrs. Lambeosaurus are relaxing nearby in soothing pools of warm water, called hot springs. D

12:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Baby Dino's Big Discovery"  ROAR! Pig invited his friends over to play dinosaurs, but Whyatt can't figure out which toy dinosaur he has. So he super readers soar into Baby Dino's Big Discovery where they lend a hand to a baby dinosaur searching for his mommy. They'll need to look closely to figure out what kind of dinosaur Baby Dino is. D

1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "A Long Winter's Nap/The Tree Doctor"  A Long Winter's Nap - Sally and Nick are so excited to go ice skating tomorrow, that they can't fall asleep! Cat's friend Boris the bear can help! Off they go to the Gleep-sneep Woods to learn how Boris gets ready to take his long winter's nap. Back at home, Nick and Sally follow Boris' advice, and follow their own bedtime routine to get ready for bed. With the help of a bedtime story from Cat, they quickly fall asleep. D

1:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Attack of the Tree Eating Aliens"  The Wild Kratts get an urgent call from a group of North American Wild Kratts kids telling them almost all of the trees in the forest are dying. It's a race against time to solve the mystery and help the forest and the creatures who live there. D

2:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Sea Turtle Silhouette"  Discover Wyland's techniques to create simple shapes and forms from the undersea world.G

2:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and five-time Grammy nominee, David Benoit, show viewers how to play Horace Silver's "Song For My Father." Guest pianists name and discuss their biggest musical influences. Bobby Floyd performs "Honeysuckle Rose. D

3:00 pm 
Journeys In India  "Kerala"  Join us as we cruise the backwaters of Kerala, one of the most beautiful and serene areas of India. We explore the cities of Cochin and Kozhikode. Attend a local theatre performance and learn about traditional drama styles. D

3:30 pm 
Sky Island   The volcanic Jemez Mountains of New Mexico rise more than a mile above the surrounding high desert, like an island in the sky. Environmental filmmaker John Grabowska profiles the landscape and humankind's place within it, where the effects of climate change are already transforming the desert and alpine ecosystems. Author and poet N. Scott Momaday and actress Meryl Streep narrate the stunning images of this formation, which encompasses the Bandelier National Monument and the Valles Caldera.G

4:00 pm 
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5:00 pm 
Nature  "Black Mamba"  One of Africa's most feared snakes, with a bite that is 100 percent deadly without treatment, has a new champion. Snake handler Thea Litchka-Koen, along with her husband, rescues black mambas in Swaziland from inappropriate locations - homes, gardens, hotel rooms. This leads to a radio tracking program for rescued black mambas, which reveals previously unknown information about the snake.G

6:00 pm 
Journeys In India  "Kerala"  Join us as we cruise the backwaters of Kerala, one of the most beautiful and serene areas of India. We explore the cities of Cochin and Kozhikode. Attend a local theatre performance and learn about traditional drama styles. D

6:30 pm 
Sky Island   The volcanic Jemez Mountains of New Mexico rise more than a mile above the surrounding high desert, like an island in the sky. Environmental filmmaker John Grabowska profiles the landscape and humankind's place within it, where the effects of climate change are already transforming the desert and alpine ecosystems. Author and poet N. Scott Momaday and actress Meryl Streep narrate the stunning images of this formation, which encompasses the Bandelier National Monument and the Valles Caldera.G

7:00 pm 
Wild Africa  "Deserts"  Rain does not fall evenly across the African continent. Some places are so far from mountain ranges and coasts that rainclouds evaporate before they reach them. In other places, cold ocean currents sweeping Africa's shores starve the land of moisture. Part 3 of 6G

8:00 pm 
Changing Seas  "Prescription: Oceans"  The oceans are part of America's newest medical frontier. In Florida, a group of scientists are testing sea sponges for their potential anti-cancer properties. These and other marine invertebrates may hold the key to unlocking the secrets of our own biology. D

8:30 pm 
Changing Seas  "After The Spill"  Last year's catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico may no longer make headline news, but the story is far from over. Oceanographers continue to study the long term effects this disaster might have on marine ecosysteMs.. D

9:00 pm 
Nature  "Black Mamba"  One of Africa's most feared snakes, with a bite that is 100 percent deadly without treatment, has a new champion. Snake handler Thea Litchka-Koen, along with her husband, rescues black mambas in Swaziland from inappropriate locations - homes, gardens, hotel rooms. This leads to a radio tracking program for rescued black mambas, which reveals previously unknown information about the snake.G

10:00 pm 
Journeys In India  "Kerala"  Join us as we cruise the backwaters of Kerala, one of the most beautiful and serene areas of India. We explore the cities of Cochin and Kozhikode. Attend a local theatre performance and learn about traditional drama styles. D

10:30 pm 
Sky Island   The volcanic Jemez Mountains of New Mexico rise more than a mile above the surrounding high desert, like an island in the sky. Environmental filmmaker John Grabowska profiles the landscape and humankind's place within it, where the effects of climate change are already transforming the desert and alpine ecosystems. Author and poet N. Scott Momaday and actress Meryl Streep narrate the stunning images of this formation, which encompasses the Bandelier National Monument and the Valles Caldera.G

11:00 pm 
Wild Africa  "Deserts"  Rain does not fall evenly across the African continent. Some places are so far from mountain ranges and coasts that rainclouds evaporate before they reach them. In other places, cold ocean currents sweeping Africa's shores starve the land of moisture. Part 3 of 6G

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