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February 10, 2012
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12:00 pm 
Caillou  "Caillou The Sports Star"  Everyone's Best - When Clementine shows up with a swimming ribbon on her chest, Caillou really wants to have one too. Grandma comes up with some very silly games with ribbons for prizes. Winning isn't that easy, Caillou soon finds out, but he imagines he's an Olympic Athlete and has a lot fun trying his best. D
12:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Bienvenido, Barney: Mexico"  Baby Bop's friend Monty the butterfly passes through the park with a flock of friends on their way to Mexico. When Monty gets left behind by his insect friends and family, Barney takes everyone on a visit to Mexico, where Baby Bop will say good-bye to her butterfly friend. D
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Teeny Weeny Adventure/I See Seeds"  Teeny Weeny Adventure - Nick has spotted a tiny ladybug, but Sally has found an even smaller ant! And there's nothing smaller than an ant. Or is there? Cat takes Nick and Sally to meet a variety of single-celled creatures, the smallest anywhere! Nick and Sally soon learn that a drop of water holds a whole lot more than they ever realized! I See Seeds - Sally and Nick are going on an adventure, but how are they going to get there? Skateboard? Train? Rocketship? They just can't decide, until Cat suggests they see how trees send their seeds on trips. They follow different seeds as they travel through the air, float on the water and hitch rides on animals. D
1:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "World of Legs"  Zoboo spies a larva and wonders what kind of legs this animal will have once it grows. When the larva finally transforms into a salamander, its legs are like nothing Zoboo imagined they would be!G
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Auctioneer George/Sock Monkey Opera"  Auctioneer George - George has one dollar to buy anything he wants at the Annual Corn Roast and Attic Auction, and he sets his sights on a pair of red elephant mittens. When the Man with the Yellow Hat leaves George alone, he bids.and bids. D
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "The Jakey Express/Martha, Sled Dog"  The Jakey Express - Stuck in a traffic jam, Helen's dad tells the story of the day Jake was born, and how Martha was able to drum up an inventive means of transportation to get mom to the hospital on time. Vocabulary: (E) schedule(d), deliver(y)(ies), funicular, delay(ed), transportation (I) flag(ging)(ed) down, lift, early, late, traffic, on time. Martha, Sled Dog - Truman tells Martha the story of Balto, the heroic Alaskan sled dog. D
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Revolutionary Doughnuts"  Lisa tries to clear the name of an ancestor accused of being a traitor in the Revolutionary War. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Bonkers for Bingo/The Ballad of Steve McClean"  Bonkers for Bingo - Granny May is the city's newest bingo champion. WordGirl challenge Granny May in a bingo tournament to make sure that she's given up her evil ways. Vocabulary Words: Undefeated, Adore. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Platypus Cafe"  While kayaking in Australia, Martin and Chris encounter one of the world's most unusual creatures, a platypus mother with her eggs. But unscrupulous endangered animal chef, Gourmand, plans on making the platypus eggs his next delicacy. The Wild Kratts team must use the special "sixth sense" of the platypus to save the eggs. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Hacker's Challenge"  Hacker challenges the CyberSquad to solve a series of puzzles in three hours. If they fail, he vows to turn the cybersite Solaria into a digital garbage dump.G
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Finding Eight-Legged Tights Isn't Easy"  It turns out that Ruff has two phobias: spiders and.ballet! Ruff sends Sterling and Bethany (someone else who shares his fear of spiders) out to meet an arachnologist to work in a spider lab, and gives Brian another daunting assignment-to become a ballet dancer!. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Riots rage in Athens over tough new austerity measure included in Greece's debt deal. Washington Bureau Chief Darren Gersh examines whether the Greek rescue plan be saved. Demand for gas in China is pushing up prices in the U.S. D
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PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:57 pm 
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7:30 pm 
Need to Know   NULL
8:00 pm 
Idaho Reports 2012   Idaho Public Television's weekly coverage of the Idaho Legislature with host Greg Hahn begins. The one-hour show continues through adjournment.G
9:00 pm 
Michael Feinstein's American Songbook  "Lost and Found"  Feinstein discovers and authenticates an undocumented song by one of the giants of American popular music. He also persuades Broadway songwriter Jerry Herman to teach him an unknown song from Herman's "trunk" that has not been performed publicly before. Part 2 of 3G
10:00 pm 
Prohibition  "A Nation of Scofflaws"  Now illegal to manufacture, transport or sell intoxicating liquor, millions of law-abiding Americans become lawbreakers overnight. Weaknesses in the Volstead Act and its enforcement become clear. Many become victims of the law; alcoholism still exists, and women begin to drink in the speakeasies that replace the male-only saloon. Part 2 of 3G
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Elmozilla"  Baby Bear, Elmo, Telly, and Abby gather around a growth chart as Chris measures them and marks their height. Everyone has their own color lines on the chart, and can see how they've grown over time. When it's Elmo's turn, he sees that he grew only a little bit. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "The Earthquake/Nursery Car"  Mom takes the kids on a playdate with Tank Triceratops to the desert, where they meet a distant relative of Tank's, an early Ceratopsian named Penelope Protoceratops. The Conductor points out that Penelope lives in a part of the world that gets a lot of earthquakes, and sure enough, the kids experience their first quake with Penelope. Mom and the Conductor have prepared the kids with excellent advice about what to do in an earthquake, so everyone does fine. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Snow White"  The super fun Storybrook Carnival is in town, and Princess Pea is enjoying lots of yummy treats until she gets a terrible tummy ache! When Goldilocks offers her some popcorn, Princess Pea knows she should refuse, but she really wants to eat just a little. The Super Readers fly into the story of Snow White as the wicked queen tempts the fairytale princess with that infamous apple. Will the Super Readers be able to stop Snow White from taking the bait before Snow White ends up with something much worse than a stomachache? Educational Objectives: To learn about thinking for yourself. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Teeny Weeny Adventure/I See Seeds"  Teeny Weeny Adventure - Nick has spotted a tiny ladybug, but Sally has found an even smaller ant! And there's nothing smaller than an ant. Or is there? Cat takes Nick and Sally to meet a variety of single-celled creatures, the smallest anywhere! Nick and Sally soon learn that a drop of water holds a whole lot more than they ever realized! I See Seeds - Sally and Nick are going on an adventure, but how are they going to get there? Skateboard? Train? Rocketship? They just can't decide, until Cat suggests they see how trees send their seeds on trips. They follow different seeds as they travel through the air, float on the water and hitch rides on animals. D
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Mystery of the Squirmy Wormy"  Aviva miniaturizes Chris and Martin for an underground mission with earthworms, in search of the answer to the mystery "Why do worms come above ground when it rains?" But they have to hurry, as they soon discover that life as a worm is full of dangers at every turn. Science Concept: Wet objects can be changed by heating and cooling. If a worm is left in the hot sun, their skin will dry up and they will die. D
3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Sunset on the Mangroves"  Learn Wyland's techniques for painting a vibrant sunset and background imagery.G
3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play Cole Porter's "I've Got You Under My Skin" and the signature lick from the Quincy Jones hit "Killer Joe." Featured guests include Dave Powers, Lori Mechem and Bobby Floyd. D
4:00 pm 
The Desert Speaks  "Sea to Sky: Along An Incan Road"  Sandwiched between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes are enigmatic remains of pre-Incan cultures, with vast rock art sites, colossal effigies etched into the nearly lifeless desert and burial sites that lay forgotten under the arid land for centuries. Examine these ruins and remains before venturing to the skies for a bird's-eye view of the famed Nazca lines. These mysterious drawings in the desert floor are astonishing in their creativity and size, with images of hummingbirds, monkeys and parrots hundreds of feet long and perfectly proportioned and geometric shapes that extend for miles. D
4:30 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Flying Idaho"  To fly in Idaho is to experience a view that is constantly changing. In fact, there's nothing quite like it in the lower 48. From the first plane to fly in Idaho, the Curtiss Pusher, to the modern marvels of today, we explore what pilots call a three dimensional experience, in a state that treasures its aviators and its aviation history.G
5:00 pm 
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6:00 pm 
Nature  "Raccoon Nation"  These crafty, clever omnivores have moved to town - Chicago, New York and Toronto, plus cities and towns across Idaho. With their busy little hands, they open doors, get into attics and raid secured trash cans. Using night-vision cameras and raccoon-proof radio collars, scientists set out to follow urban raccoons to observe their habits and lifestyles.G
7:00 pm 
Wild!  "Camels Empire"  Camels have walked our planet for 45 million years and have learned to survive some of the harshest environments on earth. This film explores the surprisingly wide range of the camel family, retracing their family history to reveal the qualities that make them so resilient, and examines our relationship with these ancient beasts and the role camels played in shaping the foundations of human society.G
8:00 pm 
Inside Nature's Giants  "Great White Shark"  In South Africa, experts gather to dissect a 15-foot-long specimen. They gain new insights into the shark's array of senses, the origins of the creature's killing bite, and other biological gifts that make the shark both feared and respected.G
9:00 pm 
Wild Caribbean  "Hurricane Hell"  When hurricanes tear across the Caribbean, forests are ripped apart, coral reefs turn to rubble and beaches wash away. This episode presents the survival stories of the islands' wildlife residents. Part 3 of 4G
10:00 pm 
Himalaya with Michael Palin  "North By Northwest"  The former Monty Python player begins his 2,000-mile journey at the Khyber Pass where he takes the Khyber steam railway through the North-West Frontier Provence, home of the Pathan people, who live by the philosophy of hospitality and revenge. He meets a street dentist and prince and is introduced to bull racing. Later in Chirral, Palin views a polo match on the highest polo field in the world. Part 1 of 6G
11:00 pm 
Nature  "Raccoon Nation"  These crafty, clever omnivores have moved to town - Chicago, New York and Toronto, plus cities and towns across Idaho. With their busy little hands, they open doors, get into attics and raid secured trash cans. Using night-vision cameras and raccoon-proof radio collars, scientists set out to follow urban raccoons to observe their habits and lifestyles.G
12:00 pm 
Learning Science Through Inquiry  "Inquiry Continues: Collecting Data"  This program explores ways that inquirers collect and record first-hand data, just as scientists do, and observe, raise questions, make predictions, test hypotheses, and develop understanding. It also examines how other resources and outside expertise can help your students formulate patterns and relationships.G
1:00 pm 
In Search of the Novel  "Why Do I Have to Read This Book?"  The workshop's 10 novels are examined to see why they appear on recommended reading lists and why they have earned numerous awards. The program looks at the essential elements of good writing and storytelling and explores positive reasons for reading. It also examines ways in which novels are challenged by students and communities. D
2:00 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Enlightenment and Society"  Scientists and social reformers believe that they are finally learning lessons that will bring happiness to peoples throughout the world.G
2:30 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Modern Philosophers"  Freedom of -thought and expression are the great engines that are supposed to bring virtue, happiness and enlightenment to the whole world.G
3:00 pm 
Human Condition  "Risky Business"  This program looks at the commonness of unexpected pregnancy, talking with the unwed mothers and mothers-to-be of Project Cradle and also explores the dangers of sexually transmitted disease (or STDs) and the use of a contraceptives.G
3:30 pm 
Human Condition  "The Code"  The episode discusses a primer on DNA and its role as the "blueprint" for each human being's general health, longevity, and physical appearance and explains how the Human Genome Project is helping scientists understand the functions of specific genes in an effort to identify the cause of genetic diseases.G
4:00 pm 
Saddle Club  "Riding to England"  Carole is selected for a scholarship at an international riding academy. Saddle Club members host a fundraiser for travel costs for Carole and Starlight.G
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Budgeting Basics"  The Biz Kids learn the first rule of money management: you can't manage what you don't know. Join the kids and you'll look at spending and expenses and examine several proven methods on how to gain control of both. You'll also meet several successful entrepreneurs. D
5:00 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "ECHO - Helping Underdeveloped Countries Grow Their Own Food"  Ft. Myers, FL. - ECHO (Educational Concerns for Hunger Organization) uses the power of agriculture on a global scale to reduce hunger and improve lives in underdeveloped countries. D
5:30 pm 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "15-Minute Fajitas"  Are you really hungry right this minute? Well today we're showing you how to make "really fast fajitas". Yes, it's true, 15 minutes is all it takes. Top them off with fresh, homemade guacamole and you're in for a real lip smacking treat. D
6:00 pm 
Ciao Italia  "Classic Pasta of Liguria/La Pasta Classica Da Liguria"  Food writer and book author Laura Schenone brings a unique Ligurian recipe to Mary Ann's kitchen, where together they prepare delicate pasta wafers called Corzetti served in a delicate garlic and olive oil sauce. Mary Ann adds to the fun with Panzoti, an almond-stuffed little ravioli swimming in a butter sauce. Bravissima Laura e Marianna, e bravissima Liguria!. D
6:30 pm 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "The Mountain Region of Sothern Norway "On Top of Norway""  Host Andreas Viestad ventures to the tallest mountain in Norway: Galdopiggen. Then, Andreas prepares some desserts using the fruits of summer, including sweet and tart berries. D
7:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Heart of England and South Wales"  After King Arthur country at Glastonbury, Rick goes to prehistoric Stonehenge. He meets an eccentric lord in the Cotswolds, and visits an evocative ruined abbey in South Wales.G
7:30 pm 
Grannies On Safari  "Exotic Zanzibar, Tanzania"  The Grannies travel to this truly exotic island that is known for its spice trade, trade winds, historic Arab architecture and romantic resorts. StoneTown, the capital, is a captivating rustic city filled with veiled women, thriving markets and aromatic neighborhoods. The ladies experience an exotic dance performance on the beach, ruins and a meal fit for kings. D
8:00 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Abundance"  Smith shares the bounty of the garden, talks about daffodils and larkspur, plus shrubs that re-bloom.G
8:30 pm 
This Old House  "Barrington Project, Part 2 of 10"  Host Kevin O'Connor arrives to find builder Andy Tiplady with the house wide open, his foundation in place and framing underway. The new open floor plan requires structural steel that gets bolted and then welded in place. With the steel installed and high winds already kicking up, Andy and his crew button up the house for the impending bad weather, which turns out to be Hurricane Irene. D
9:00 pm 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Greene and Greene-Inspired Dressing Mirror"  NULL
9:30 pm 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Storage Solutions"  There's nothing worse than too little storage! We solve that dilemma today with ideas for kitchen storage. Then, Shari makes basket liners for fashionable storage. Next, it's an outdoor tool storage rack with Matt. D
10:00 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Bargello Quilts with a Twist, Part 1"  Learn an alternative method of making Bargello quilt blocks that yields a plethora of versatile designs. Nancy and Maggie Ball, author and quilt designer, demonstrate easy to piece Bargello quilt blocks and twist them to yield a variety of designs. They teach a basic plan to select fabric, arrange and stitch the strips, cut strips into segments, and layout the blocks. D
10:30 pm 
Grand View  "Olympic National Park"  At Olympic National Park Baumann brings his audience to the northern tip of Washington and to the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Olympic National Park features glacier-capped mountains, magnificent stands of old-growth trees, and temperate rain forest. Interviews include Native American elder, Edward E Claplandho, who brings the past alive with stories of American Indian culture and the history of his people in the lush environment; and finally National Park rangers, Jon Preston and Michael Gurling, discuss the geologic and botanical phenomena of this beautiful region. D
11:00 pm 
Simply Ming  "Hoisin Sauce and Pizza Dough"  Guest Chef: Susur Lee. Ever since Ming's Grandmother, made him hoisin and chicken pizza when he was a kid, he has adored the combination. And once he really got into cooking, he got loads of creative inspiration from hoisin and pizza dough. D
11:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "From Coast to Coast: Three Favorite pastas in America"  NULL
12:00 pm 
Freedom Riders: American Experience   An integrated band of college students in 1961 risk everything and buy a ticket on a Greyhound bus bound for the Deep South to break the grip of segregation. Filmmaker Stanley Nelson presents the first feature-length film about this band of civil-rights activists. He chronicles a chapter in American history that is a testament to the accomplishment of youth that can result from a combination of personal conviction and courage.G
2:00 pm 
Underground Railroad: The William Still Story   The first generation of his family born free, the black abolitionist and historian (1821-1902) of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, sets out to get as many escaped slaves as he could across the U.S. border to safety in Canada, and to document their stories. This film uses Still's diaries, re-enactments, historical perspectives and contemporary accounts to re-create the Underground Railroad saga and Still's part in it.G
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Charlie Rose   NULL
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5:00 pm 
Freedom Riders: American Experience   An integrated band of college students in 1961 risk everything and buy a ticket on a Greyhound bus bound for the Deep South to break the grip of segregation. Filmmaker Stanley Nelson presents the first feature-length film about this band of civil-rights activists. He chronicles a chapter in American history that is a testament to the accomplishment of youth that can result from a combination of personal conviction and courage.G
7:00 pm 
Underground Railroad: The William Still Story   The first generation of his family born free, the black abolitionist and historian (1821-1902) of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, sets out to get as many escaped slaves as he could across the U.S. border to safety in Canada, and to document their stories. This film uses Still's diaries, re-enactments, historical perspectives and contemporary accounts to re-create the Underground Railroad saga and Still's part in it.G
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PBS NewsHour   NULL
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Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Central China"  Megan begins her trip by exploring Shanghai.G

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