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November 11, 2017
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11:30 am 
Lidia's Kitchen  "Sweet and Savory"  It's all about the balance today as Lidia pairs some unexpected ingredients that result in the best of flavors. She starts the meal with her prosciutto and fig bruschetta: grilled bread topped with a salty sweet combination of prosciutto and fig jam; spaghetti with fennel and bitter greens: spaghetti tossed with fennel, escarole and a splash of balsamic; chocolate anise biscotti: the "twice cooked" Italian cookie made with chocolate and anise. D
12:00 pm 
Habitable Planet, The  "Looking Forward: Our Global Experiment"  Earth's essential systems are being stressed in many ways. There are many tipping points in the environment, beyond which there could be serious consequences. Will human ingenuity, resiliency, and cooperation save us from the worst outcomes of our global experiment?. D
12:30 pm 
Democracy In America  "Citizenship: Making Government Work"  This program introduces basic concepts of government, politics, and citizenship. It explores the tension between maintaining order and preserving freedoms, the essential role of politics in addressing the will of the people, and the need for citizens to participate in order to make democracy work. D
1:00 pm 
Learning Math: Patterns, Functions & Algebra  "Solving Equations"  Look at different strategies for solving equations. Topics include the different meanings attributed to the equal sign and the strengths and limitations of different models for solving equations. Explore the connection between equality and balance, and practice solving equations by balancing, working backwards, and inverting operations.G
1:30 pm 
Learning Math: Patterns, Functions & Algebra  "Non-Linear Functions"  Continue exploring functions and relationships with two types of non-linear functions: exponential and quadratic functions. This session reveals that exponential functions are expressed in constant ratios between successive outputs and that quadratic functions have constant second differences. Work with graphs of exponential and quadratic functions and explore exponential and quadratic functions in real-life situations.G
2:00 pm 
Science In Focus: Force and Motion  "Drag Races"  Forces can help put objects into motion and can also bring moving objects to a stop. In this workshop, fifth-grade students explore the physics of motion using plastic cars with strings and washers attached to provide a pulling force. The students test the speed of the vehicles and explain what forces bring the vehicles to a stop, as the cars collide with and displace barriers at the end of their run. Finally, the students discuss their findings to help solidify their understanding of the effect of forces on motion.G
3:00 pm 
Looking at Learning....Again Part 1  "The International Picture"  This workshop offers an opportunity to investigate various aspects of the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), other than the test scores themselves. Distinguished Professor of Educational Psychology William Schmidt presents differences in curricula, textbooks, and teaching practices around the world, and a group of community members discuss how the TIMSS results reflect societal and cultural values. D
4:00 pm 
Growing Old in a New Age  "Societal and Political Aspects of Aging"  Considers individual and governmental responsibilities for the health care and financial support of older citizens. Experts and elders examine the political clout of advocacy groups, older women, and minority elders. D
5:00 pm 
Science Trek  "Five Senses"  Seeing, Hearing, Touch, Smell, Taste - these are your five senses. You learn about the world and how to live thanks them. How do your five senses all work? What do they have in common? What happens when something goes wrong? On this month's Science Trek, host Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guests will answer students' questions about our five senses. D
5:30 pm 
Roadtrip Nation  "Uncertainty Is Opportunity"  As they enter the 5th week of their 7-week Roadtrip, the team reflects on how comfortable they've become with the unpredictable eccentricities of the Road. Megan, who is naturally wired to adhere to routine, is learning to embrace uncertainly, and this helps her cope with an influx of job rejections. In New York, the team's interview with Radiolab radio host Jad Abumrad serves to reinforce Megan's newfound acceptance of the unknown. D
6:00 pm 
Craft In America  "Threads"  Fabrics and thread are usually considered craft materials but four artists are producing work that is stretching the boundaries of craft toward art and tells fictions and truths of the human condition. They are producing art quilts, fiber collages and woven textiles that form kinetic sculptures when worn.G
7:00 pm 
Craft In America  "Family"  Former President Jimmy Carter shares stories of the late Ed Moulthrop, a fellow Georgian known as the father of modern woodturning, and the father of a family of craft artists following in his footsteps. The program also highlights the glass creations of the Marioni family in Seattle, the inventions of ceramicist Cliff Lee and metal artist Holly Lee in rural Pennsylvania, and the inspirations that Oklahoma bootmaker Lisa Sorell provides for her daughters.G
8:00 pm 
Craft In America  "Crossroads"  Episode 9 of this intermittent series that continues to follow the evolution of American craft. Tanya Aguina of Tijuana, Mexico, and San Diego, California, designs environments in which people experience the beauty of handcrafted space. Minnesota artists seek to infuse life with beauty through handmade everyday objects that are honest, inexpensive and functional. Lia Cook melds techniques of 18th-century Jacquard weaving with an inquiry into brain functioning.G
9:00 pm 
Craft In America  "Origins"  Artists tie their work to early craft techniques and demonstrate how they pass these techniques to others. The episode features Philip Simmons, blacksmith; Vernon Owens, master potter; Teri Greeves, beadworker; Jim Bassler, weaver and teacher; and Paul Stankard, glass artist.G
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Pantry Pastas"  Host Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets for making perfect pasta e ceci. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Julia Collin Davison to a tasting of parmesan. Then, science expert Dan Souza reveals the science behind parmesan's signature flavor. D
10:30 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Epic Tomatoes (Raleigh, NC)"  This episode shadows expert tomato grower, Craig LeHoullier from planting to harvest to get practical tips from one of the most respected experts while learning unique and innovative growing methods for dealing with a variety of challenging conditions. D
11:00 pm 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "Shoulders and Butts"  Raichlen grills American, Caribbean and Balinese-style pork shoulder. He also prepares pit-roasted pork served with pickled onions and salsa.G
11:30 pm 
Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge  "Japan: Hokkaido and Honshu"  The Seattle-based photographer travels to northern Japan to view iconic red-crested cranes, then heads south to the mountains to take a dip in Nagano's hot springs with mischievous macaque snow monkeys. His photographic pilgrimage also includes the temples of Mt. Fugi and Koyosan.G

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November 11, 2017
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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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