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August 7, 2012
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4:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Slide to the Side!"  Sid is trying out his new dance called "The Sid Slide To The Side!" On his room's hardwood floor, he boogies to the left, jumps to the right and then tries to slide to the side. But in his new sneakers, he can't slide.he just squeaks to a stop! Sid and his friends investigate how different materials and surfaces can create friction, causing something to slow down. D

4:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Speaks/Martha Gives Advice"  Martha Speaks - When Martha eats alphabet soup, the letters go to her brain and she develops the ability to talk. Martha Gives Advice - Helen's cousin Carolina is a little bit older but a lot more fashion-conscious.G

5:00 am 
Nature  "White Falcon, White Wolf"  Cameras follow the lives of species whose survival are balanced precariously around the brief weeks of summer on Canada's Ellesmere Island. Working against time to raise a family are the white gyrfalcons, the Arctic wolves, snowy owls, musk oxen, lemmings, Arctic foxes and hares - all of whom share this ecosystem.G

6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "England's Bath & York"  Rick takes in Medieval York and Georgian Bath, both easy sidetrips from London. He explores Roman hot springs, cruises canals, and marvels at England's finest Gothic church.G

6:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "French Riviera"  Rudy drops in on the hot spots along the Mediterranean's Cote d'Azur. From Nice, he leads the way to local beaches and modern art museums. A short hop up the winding Grande Corniche is wealthy Monaco.G

7:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "The Lost Palm Weavers of Sonora"  The Opatas were probably the largest aboriginal group in what is now Sonora, Mexico but by the 1950s anthropologists could not locate a single speaker of the native language. While the people may be extinct, the Opatas left behind numerous traditions. Join the search in Buena Vista, Sonora for the descendants of Opata palm weavers and explore the tradition of native palm weaving that has survived through the centuries. D

7:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Everyone Loves Italian Food/Tutti Amano I Cibi Italiani"  Mary Ann is guest chef at the University of New Hampshire, where their talented food service staff is busy serving up Ciao Italia recipes to over 5000 hungry college students who love good food. Later that day, Mary Ann puts University President Mark Huddleston to work on the demonstration stage to prepare a savory, filling dish of Farro with Sausage and MushrooMs. Then his wife, Emma Bricker joins in for Whole Wheat Spaghetti with Roasted Vegetables. D

8:00 am 
Cooking Odyssey  "Athens"  Eva visits the city of democracy and a unique eco-friendly store, and Chef Yianni along with a guest chef make loukanopita, roasted leg of lamb and loukoumades. D

8:30 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Hibiscus Flower"  In Mexico, it's not uncommon to find both food and water deliciously flavored with hibiscus flowers. Commonly known as jamaica, they have an intensely herbal, fruity taste. Pati shows viewers where to buy these flowers and then shares recipes such as: Jamaica Water; Spinach Salad with Caramelized Pecans and Jamaica Vinaigrette; Steak Tacos with Jamaica and Jalapeno Syrup; Gourmet Jamaica Popsicles. D

9:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Shake and Bake Reinvented"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best Nut-Crusted Chicken Cutlets. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews food processors in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make the ultimate Crisp Pan-Fried Pork Chops at home. D

9:30 am 
Garden Smart   We think from time to time a review of the basics can be a good thing. And, what better place to start than planting a garden. GardenSMART visits an expert who shows us how she has done it for years. D

10:00 am 
Artist Toolbox  "Hugh Newell Jacobsen"  "Every morning when I walked this block and a half to my office and I saw the sad people in their cars heading to some awful job, I just thought, I can't wait to get at it again," says acclaimed architect Hugh Newell Jacobsen. "I found something I was good at, and it was just so thrilling." In this very special episode of The Artist Toolbox, walk with host John Jacobsen, son of the award-winning architect, through his childhood home and his father's Georgetown office as they discuss a career in ground-breaking architecture half a century strong. D

10:30 am 
Music Voyager  "Shreveport: Road Through Northern Louisiana"  Shreveport, a city with a rich musical history, counts among its myriad musical traditions the African-American sounds of the South, country music, Western swing, rockabilly that predated rock and roll, and the spicy influence of Cajun and Creole music. As guest host, rock star and blues guitar virtuoso Kenny Wayne Shepherd visits Lead Belly's grave for an acoustic jam with local icon Buddy Flett; introduces Maggie Warwick of the famed radio show, The Louisiana Hayride; enjoys a special performance on the stage where Elvis first tasted stardom; sits down with guitar legend James Burton for a demonstration of his pioneering guitar licks; and sits in on a grumble boogie party with the band Dirtfoot. D

11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Stinky's Annual Birthday Flower"  Elmo and Zoe are coloring when they find out its Stinky the plant's birthday. Zoe and Elmo decide to get him a present. Elmo surprises Stinky by giving him a drum, but plants can't hold drumsticks. D

12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "One Smart Dinosaur/Petey The Peteinosaurus"  One Smart Dinosaur - Buddy and Tiny want to test their memory, so they ride the Dinosaur Train and spend some time with the Conductor, since he's a Troodon with a great memory. The kids get to meet the Conductor's mom, Mrs. Conductor. Petey The Peteinosaurus - Buddy and Tiny ride the Dinosaur Train to meet Petey Peteinosaurus, a "flying lizard," who is fun, funny, and friendly, and has some features similar to both Buddy and Tiny!. D

12:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Little Red Riding Hood"  Boo! Wolfy won't stop tricking Littlest Pig, and he has had enough! The Super Readers travel "Over the River and Through the Woods" into the story of Little Red Riding Hood on an adventure to find Little Red, her Grandma and the Wolf himself! Will talking to the Wolf help Pig, or does this wolf have more tricks up his sleeve? Educational Objectives: To learn about advocating for yourself. Also to recognize the alphabet, play fun spelling games and use the power to read to change the story. D

1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Incredible Journey/Bamboozled"  Incredible Journey - Nick and Sally are playing in their homemade Thingamajigger, when the Cat arrives to take them on a real adventure! Off they go to meet salmon Sam, who is returning to the pool where she hatched so she can lay her eggs. With the help of the Subber-e-blubber, they follow Samantha underwater, upriver on her incredible journey! Bamboozled - Sally needs to find a gift for her stuffed panda, Pammy. Who better to ask than a real panda? The Cat takes them to meet Zhu Zhu, a giant panda who helps the kids to discover all the wonderful things you can do with her favorite food, bamboo. D

1:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Let The Rhinos Roll!"  The Wild Kratts team is on an important mission to unearth why Rhinos are mysteriously disappearing from the African Savannah. They soon discover that Zach Varmitech has been kidnapping them to create a new super Rhino Dozers so the creature adventurers devise a plan to rescue them - and it just might work! Along the way, they explore the nature of symbiotic relationships and learn that animals have different structures and behaviors that help them defend themselves. Rhinos use their size, sharp horn, mud bathing and their relationship with a small bird for defense. D

2:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Hawaiian Monk Seal"  Create the beautiful Hawaiian monk seal using color, shading, and light.G

2:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and his guest, Matt Munhall, discuss playing Woody Guthrie's classic American folk tune, "This Land Is Your Land." Five-time Grammy nominee, David Benoit, demonstrates playing tunes with only black keys. Bradley Sowash shows us how to play "On Top Of Old Smokey. D

3:00 pm 
Global Spirit  "The Shaman, The Spirit Healer and the Earth"  For native peoples everywhere, life is a gift that must be respected and honored. In this Global Spirit episode, host Phil Cousineau is joined by Flordemayo, a Mayan spirit healer, and Angaangaq, an Eskimo-Kalaalit Shaman from Greenland. Meeting for the first time, these two indigenous guests share their ancient wisdom and knowledge about man's relationship to nature, as well as the profoundly sacred nature of all life. D

4:00 pm 
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5:00 pm 
NOVA  "The Fabric of the Cosmos - Universe Or Multiverse?"  Hard as it is to swallow, cutting-edge theories are suggesting that our universe may not be the only universe. Instead, it may be just one of an infinite number of worlds that make up the multiverse. Part 4 of 4G

6:00 pm 
Human Spark  "Brain Matters"  Viewers can peer into Alan Alda's head with a variety of high-tech imaging techniques, looking for his human spark. The unique circuitry that provides us language ability is closely tied to the ability to make and use complex tools. Alda finds the site of his ability to figure out what others are thinking and discovers that the ability to imagine lies in a brain region nearby. Part 3 of 3G

7:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Calls of the Wild"  Host Alan Alda eavesdrops with scientists on the sounds of creatures as diverse as elephants and spiders, warblers and bees, crickets and bats. They seek to understand what non-human life is saying and why.G

8:00 pm 
Global Spirit  "The Shaman, The Spirit Healer and the Earth"  For native peoples everywhere, life is a gift that must be respected and honored. In this Global Spirit episode, host Phil Cousineau is joined by Flordemayo, a Mayan spirit healer, and Angaangaq, an Eskimo-Kalaalit Shaman from Greenland. Meeting for the first time, these two indigenous guests share their ancient wisdom and knowledge about man's relationship to nature, as well as the profoundly sacred nature of all life. D

9:00 pm 
NOVA  "The Fabric of the Cosmos - Universe Or Multiverse?"  Hard as it is to swallow, cutting-edge theories are suggesting that our universe may not be the only universe. Instead, it may be just one of an infinite number of worlds that make up the multiverse. Part 4 of 4G

10:00 pm 
Human Spark  "Brain Matters"  Viewers can peer into Alan Alda's head with a variety of high-tech imaging techniques, looking for his human spark. The unique circuitry that provides us language ability is closely tied to the ability to make and use complex tools. Alda finds the site of his ability to figure out what others are thinking and discovers that the ability to imagine lies in a brain region nearby. Part 3 of 3G

11:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Calls of the Wild"  Host Alan Alda eavesdrops with scientists on the sounds of creatures as diverse as elephants and spiders, warblers and bees, crickets and bats. They seek to understand what non-human life is saying and why.G

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