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October 11, 2012
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11:30 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Ha Habido Un Accidente"  Arturo arrives from Argentina and meets some members of the Castillo family.G

12:00 am 
Learning Science Through Inquiry  "What Is Inquiry & Why Do It"  This introductory workshop presents an overview of why inquiry is such a powerful approach to teaching and learning science - how it enables you to assess and meet the needs of a wide range of learners, how it taps children's natural curiosity, and how it deepens their understanding of science.G

1:00 am 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century  "Global Interaction"  Singapore: Gateway to Southeast - Asia High-tech infrastructure, a well-educated workforce and strict government repression have all helped Singapore become a pre-eminent port and one of the wealthiest cities in the world. Australia: New Links to Asia - Australia shifts its trade from Europe to the Asian "economic tigers.". D

1:30 am 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century  "Urban and Rural Contrasts"  Delhi: Bursting at the Seams - The ever-expanding capital of India continues to act as a magnet, pulling millions of Indians away from the hardships of the rural countryside. Dikhatpura: Help through Irrigation - In rural India, creating sustainable agricultural development proves a challenging proposition. D

2:00 am 
Biography of America, A  "Capital and Labor"  The making of money pits laborers against the forces of capital as the twentieth century opens. Professor Miller introduces the miner as the quintessential laborer of the period -- working under grinding conditions, organizing into unions, and making a stand against the reigning money man of the day, J. Pierpont Morgan. D

2:30 am 
Biography of America, A  "Tr and Wilson"  Professor Brinkley compares the presidencies of Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson -- the Warrior and the Minister -- in the first decades of the twentieth century. Professor Miller discusses American socialism, Eugene Debs, international communism, and the roots of the Cold War with Professor Brinkley. D

3:00 am 
SciGirls  "Star Power"  SciGirls Avianna and Miranda help cut light pollution in their neighborhood. D

3:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Take It to the Bank"  Get a kid's view of the services that banks, credit unions and other financial institutions offer - and why you should make use of them early in life. Learn the different products and services that banks offer and how to shop for the right bank for you. Meet a young entrepreneur with a haunted house who has no fear of banking. D

4:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Fetzer: The Most Earth-Friendly Winery In America"  Mendocino, CA. - Fetzer winery has won numerous awards for its quality wines and commitment to the environment. Fetzer not only produces wines in a very sustainable, responsible way, but also shares its knowledge openly with others in the industry in the hopes of shifting them to more environmental practices. D

4:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "A Huge Orange Problem"  While Chris and Martin are off searching for the endangered Orangutan in the deep forests of Borneo, back at the Tortuga HQ Aviva, Koki and Jimmy get carried away swinging on vines and their muscles so get incredibly sore that they can't do anything. The bros attempt to rush back with the first aid kit but a huge orangutan keeps tossing them back into the forest. Here they learn that orangutans use a special leaf and chew it into a lotion to ease muscle soreness, and return with this orangutan medicine to help their friends. D

5:00 am 
Chefs A' Field: Culinary Adventures That Begin On The Farm  "Washington, D.C. - Peppers"  For more than 23 years, Chef Nora Pouillion of Washington, D.C.'s Nora and Asia Nora restaurants has been a leader in showcasing the organic food philosophy. She uses only 100%certified organic ingredients, from salt to sweet peppers. D

5:30 am 
Christina Cooks  "I Hate Free Radicals"  Christina prepares foods that slow down free radical damage and are still delicious, including Tuscan Grape Foccacia and Stuffed Roasted Peppers in Red Wine Sauce. D

6:00 am 
Rudy Maxa's World  "South Africa: Cape Town"  Rudy is at the nexus of cultures, waking up in a cosmopolitan city, spending the afternoon with penguins, riding a funicular to the edge of a continent, and watching the sun set from a beach. He seeks out the natural wonders surrounding the city and the contrasts between the urbane waterfront and the nearby townships.G

6:30 am 
In The Americas with David Yetman  "The Cry for Mexican Independence"  Yetman tells the story of Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato, Mexico, where the call for independence (Grito) from Spain was issued by unconventional priest Miguel Hidalgo in 1810 and is celebrated nationally every year on September 16.G

7:00 am 
The Woodwright's Shop  "The Till in the Tool Chest"  We'll delve into the drawers in search of the secret of an old tool chest. The quality of the tools shows that it belonged to a first-class joiner back in the early 1800s, but the dovetail joints break all the rules. D

7:30 am 
Woodsmith Shop  "Quick Tips & Great Gear"  The Woodsmith editors share some of their favorite shop tips and techniques. Plus, see some great new gear that makes woodworking easier, safer, and more accurate. D

8:00 am 
The Victory Garden  "Old"  Host Jamie Durie visits a vegetable garden at San Francisco's City Hall, where he talks with Mayor Gavin Newsom and chef Alice Waters about the slow food movement.G

8:30 am 
For Your Home  "Newbie Gardening"  NULL

9:00 am 
Martha's Sewing Room  "Embellisher Magic"  Dress embellished with needle felted fabric; Sew Quick, Sew Easy quilting in the hoop; Heirloom Quilting segment on traditional techniques joining fabric, laces and entredeux; I Love My Serger segment on using a gathering foot to construct a tiered skirt. Guests: Evy Hawkins, Nina McVeigh, Alicia Welcher. D

9:30 am 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Hidden Delight"  Bob Ross paints a fantastic old rustic shed sitting along a well-worn, overgrown country walkway. D

10:00 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Flavor Fiesta"  It's a party when Joanne and her student Cheryl get together. Joanne adds a sweet crisp twist to classic guacamole, shows how to improve a store bought stock to elevate tortilla soup, and then the party really begins with muddled cherry margaritas Recipes: Sweet Pea Guacamole, Tortilla Soup with Pork Meatballs, Tortillas and Cheddar, and Fresh Cherry Margaritas. Student: Cheryl Kovelchik, Entertainment Marketing. D

10:30 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Class  "Veal Chops with Salad & Pineapple Sorbet"  Joanne teaches her student Kyle a classic Milanese main course topped with a salad followed by a refreshing sorbet drizzled with a unique ingredient that gets a raised eyebrow from Kyle. Recipes: (1) GOLDEN VEAL WITH ARUGULA AND TOMATO SALAD, (2) PINEAPPLE SORBET WITH OLIVE OIL AND FLEUR DE SEL. Student: Kyle Khasigian - Graduate Student. D

11:00 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Medidas Drasticas"  The Castillo family deals with a number of problems, including the hospitalization of Don Fernando.G

11:30 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Ha Habido Un Accidente"  Arturo arrives from Argentina and meets some members of the Castillo family.G

12:00 pm 
Learning Science Through Inquiry  "What Is Inquiry & Why Do It"  This introductory workshop presents an overview of why inquiry is such a powerful approach to teaching and learning science - how it enables you to assess and meet the needs of a wide range of learners, how it taps children's natural curiosity, and how it deepens their understanding of science.G

1:00 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Integration"  Newton and Leibniz arrive at the conclusion that differentiation and integration are inverse processes. D

1:30 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Apple and the Moon"  The first real steps toward space travel are made as Newton discovers that gravity describes the force between any two particles in the universe. D

2:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Capital and Labor"  The making of money pits laborers against the forces of capital as the twentieth century opens. Professor Miller introduces the miner as the quintessential laborer of the period -- working under grinding conditions, organizing into unions, and making a stand against the reigning money man of the day, J. Pierpont Morgan. D

2:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Tr and Wilson"  Professor Brinkley compares the presidencies of Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson -- the Warrior and the Minister -- in the first decades of the twentieth century. Professor Miller discusses American socialism, Eugene Debs, international communism, and the roots of the Cold War with Professor Brinkley. D

3:00 pm 
SciGirls  "Star Power"  SciGirls Avianna and Miranda help cut light pollution in their neighborhood. D

3:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Take It to the Bank"  Get a kid's view of the services that banks, credit unions and other financial institutions offer - and why you should make use of them early in life. Learn the different products and services that banks offer and how to shop for the right bank for you. Meet a young entrepreneur with a haunted house who has no fear of banking. D

4:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Wordball Games"  Right before the yearly Wordball Games, the neighborhood Olympics, Hector sprains his ankle. With Hector unable to compete, The Electric Company does not have enough players to participate against the four Pranksters! But when Manny also gets hurt, the numbers are even once again. Now the question is, can Marcus handle Hector's event the Word Obstacle course?. 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  "Fine Finishes"  Cheesecake With Apricot-Blueberry Sauce; Flan A La Vanille With Caramel-Cognac Sauce; Chocolate Mousse; Bread And Butter Pudding. D

5:30 pm 

6:00 pm 
Winemakers  "Marketing and Label Design"  The four remaining contestants are getting close to the final round. In this challenge they must establish a wine style and also come up with a label design, branding image and business plan for that wine. They will be given access to a team of marketing experts, label designers and advertising agencies to help them, but they have only one week to get it done. D

6:30 pm 
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails  "The Midlands - Athlone and Mullingar"  NULL

7:00 pm 
The Woodwright's Shop  "The Till in the Tool Chest"  We'll delve into the drawers in search of the secret of an old tool chest. The quality of the tools shows that it belonged to a first-class joiner back in the early 1800s, but the dovetail joints break all the rules. D

7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "The Alps of France and Switzerland"  Rick begins in Chamonix, France's original alpine resort town. He conquers Mont Blanc with a lift ticket and travels the Glacier Express.G

8:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Chicago, Illinois"  Chicago is famous for many things including talented chefs, specialty bakers and authentic ethnic foods. Burt untangles the history of Chicago, laughs at Second City's food joke, and visits the House of Blues. D

8:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Fine Finishes"  Cheesecake With Apricot-Blueberry Sauce; Flan A La Vanille With Caramel-Cognac Sauce; Chocolate Mousse; Bread And Butter Pudding. D

9:00 pm 

9:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: What We Eat  "Here's Looking at You Kid: The Story of Wine In The Americas"  Burt looks at the history, folklore and culture of winemaking in America from the earliest plantings by Spaniards, through prohibition to today's prized vintages.G

10:00 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Swimming Upstream"  Most people, including Joanne, absolutely adore salmon. She begins by nestling salmon rillete in endive, and then, with her student Jerry, bakes salmon in the ultimate symbol of love, a paper heart. Recipes: Smoked Salmon Rillete/Endive, Salmon and Spring Vegetables Baked in Paper, and Lemon Tarragon Rice. D

10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "The Alps of France and Switzerland"  Rick begins in Chamonix, France's original alpine resort town. He conquers Mont Blanc with a lift ticket and travels the Glacier Express.G

11:00 pm 
Great Conversations  "David Plouffe and Richard Wolffe"  In this program, David Plouffe, political strategist and author of The Audacity to Win is interviewed by Richard Wolffe, award-winning journalist, political analyst for MSNBC, and author of Renegade: The Making of a President. David Plouffe was not just the architect of the campaign that put Barack Obama in the White House; he also built a grassroots movement that changed the face of politics. After managing Obama's presidential campaign, Plouffe set up Organizing for America, a thirteen-million-strong group to continue the spirit and initiative of the campaign in everyday civic life. D

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View Mountain     
Thursday
October 11, 2012
Current
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View Full Day
NOTE: When the Idaho Legislature is in session, programming on the Learn/Create and World channels may be pre-empted for live coverage from the House and Senate floors.
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