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May 11, 2012
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1:00 am 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 6-8  "Workshop 5. Student Diversity"  The varied viewpoints necessary for valuable class discussions are celebrated in this program. The group talks about the diversity of their students and how their interactions with literature are shaped in part by their life experiences, unique thoughts, and previous reading experiences. They examine the worth of using the lens of multiple perspectives to examine a work of literature, and offer suggestions for ways to encourage each student to contribute to the ongoing classroom conversation. D

2:00 am 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "Becoming Readers and Writers"  Guided by kindergarten teacher Sheila Owen, of Beaumont, California, students see themselves as readers and writers from day one.G

2:30 am 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "Writer's Journal"  Kindergarten students in Houston, Texas, practice reading and writing at their own levels at the classroom's work stations. These routines and classroom management techniques provide a consistent structure for student learning.G

3:00 am 
Learning Science Through Inquiry  "Connecting Other Subjects to Inquiry"  This program explores how to use subjects like mathematics and language to further scientific inquiry and understanding of science concepts, and conversely, how science can aid learning in other subjects. It also reiterates the benefits of learning science through inquiry and explores your "next steps" along the inquiry journey.G

4:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Sedimentary Rocks: The Key to Past Environments"  Illustrates the importance of sedimentary rocks in understanding Earth's history.G

4:30 am 
Democracy In America  "Courts: Our Rule of Law"  This program examines the role of courts as institutions dedicated to conflict resolution, with the power both to apply and to interpret the meaning of law in trial and appeal courts. It shows the increased power of the Supreme Court through its use of judicial review and the difficulty of creating a judiciary that is independent of politics. D

5:00 am 
BBC World News   NULL

5:30 am 
Connect with English  "True Love/Friendship"  Rebecca and Ramon exchange Christmas presents - and a kiss. Ramon suggests they spend New Year's together.G

6:00 am 
Functional Fitness with Suzanne Andrews  "Walk Your Way to a Healthy Heart 2"  NULL

6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Embarrassing Moments/Lucky Charm"  Clifford's Big Idea: Be Kind When Vaz rips his pants during a soccer game, everyone helps him feel better by telling their own tales of embarrassing moments. However, Jetta insists these things never happen to her. LUCKY CHARM - Clifford's Big Idea: Believe in Yourself After losing her lucky stone, Emily Elizabeth loses her confidence. D

7:00 am 
Arthur  "Lights, Camera.... Opera!/All Worked Up"  Lights, Camera .Opera! - When Muffy's Dad gives her concert tickets, she couldn't be more excited, until she discovers that she's going to . gasp! . D

7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Speaks Martha's Worst Best Day/Truman's Brother"  Martha's Worst Best Day - Why is Martha so grumpy? She's offended just about everybody with her insults. Truman's Brother - Truman and TD both wish they had a brother. If Skits and Martha can be sort of siblings, why can't the two of them?G

8:00 am 
Curious George  "The Fully Automatic Fun Hat/Creatures of the Night"  George wants to have a hat as fun as the Man with the Yellow Hat's yellow hat. George thought it was odd that all the food was gone from the bird feeder in a single night.G

8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Dress Up Day/Bathtime"  Dress Up Day - Nick and Sally are playing dress up, but oh no! Sally's princess dress has torn, and mom doesn't have any silk thread to fix it. Cat takes them to his good friend Mindy, the silk caterpillar. Mindy shows them how she makes silk. D

9:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Story of Mother Goose"  Red is writing a new song but gets stuck because she simply can't think of the right word! To help her out, Super Why and his friends meet rhyming royalty - Mother Goose - just as she's starting to pen her legendary poeMs. Does Mother Goose pick her words at random, or is there a rhyme and reason to the way she composes her stories? Educational Objectives: To learn about word families. Kids will sing the alphabet and identify the letters G and O, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story. D

9:30 am 
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

10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Goodbye Pacifier"  Curly Bear is unsure about giving up her binky, so Elmo tries to help. He remembers when he had a binky and how hard it was for him to say goodbye to it too. The first thing he tried was putting all his binkies in a box for Leela to give to her sister's new baby, but he missed his binkies so much that he searched around his room and found another one. D

11:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Special Mom Day Meal"  Sid declares that it's a special Mom Day, so he makes Mom French toast for breakfast. When Sid smells the French toast and his stomach growls, he wonders if his stomach is trying to talk to him. When Sid and his friends investigate at school, they discover that the stomach makes noise when it's getting ready for digestion. D

11:30 am 
WordWorld  "Get Well Soon Soup/Mmm-Mmm-Milk!"  Get Well Soon Soup - When Ant gets sick, Pig tries to take care of him by making his special Get-Well-Soon Soup. It has all the letters in the alphabet in it, so Pig can build any word that Ant needs to feel better. Pig just has to figure out what that word is! Mmm-mmm-milk! - When Ant comes over to Pig's house to eat cookies, Pig tries to get him to drink some milk. D

12:00 pm 
Caillou  "Caillou The Artiste"  A Present for Mommy - Mommy's having a bad day - first she can't find her car keys, then she and Caillou have to shovel the car out, and then the car won't start! At playschool Caillou decides to make her a present to cheer her up. His first two attempts don't turn out but he perseveres and makes her a picture of a sun - to melt all the snow! Caillou the Chef - Jeffrey and Jason are coming over for dinner - it's a make-your-own pizza party! Caillou feels he is an expert at this and starts to show them how to do it. When the twins both opt for less-than-traditional ingredients Caillou is upset that they're doing it all wrong. D

12:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "A Bird of a Different Feather: Hawaii"  Barney takes the kids to Hawaii on a quest for a bird of paradise. While there, they meet some friends, learn new Hawaiian words, make a Hawaiian lei and dance a hula! Eventually, Barney and his friends find a bird of paradise, but it's not quite what they were expecting!. D

1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Dress Up Day/Bathtime"  Dress Up Day - Nick and Sally are playing dress up, but oh no! Sally's princess dress has torn, and mom doesn't have any silk thread to fix it. Cat takes them to his good friend Mindy, the silk caterpillar. Mindy shows them how she makes silk. 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  "The Fully Automatic Fun Hat/Creatures of the Night"  George wants to have a hat as fun as the Man with the Yellow Hat's yellow hat. George thought it was odd that all the food was gone from the bird feeder in a single night.G

2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Speaks Martha's Worst Best Day/Truman's Brother"  Martha's Worst Best Day - Why is Martha so grumpy? She's offended just about everybody with her insults. Truman's Brother - Truman and TD both wish they had a brother. If Skits and Martha can be sort of siblings, why can't the two of them?G

3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Goodnight Robot"  The Electric Company circulates a petition to save a famous literary landmark from destruction. D

3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Whammer Anniversary/Rat Trap"  WHAMMER ANNIVERSARY - Mr. and Mrs. Bots ford leave Becky to babysit TJ so they can celebrate their anniversary at a local ice cream parlor. When the Whammed can't get the sundae he orders he starts whamming. Becky has to find a way to save her parents, babysit TJ, and keep her secret identity intact. D

4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Mom of a Croc"  Chris and Martin are determined to prove to Aviva that there's more to crocodiles than their reputation as scary brutes. They use an egg disguise, created by Aviva, to infiltrate a crocodile nest for an insider's look at the challenging journey of the infant crocs and their mom. Science Concept: Heat can be produced in many ways, and can move from one object to another by a process called conduction. D

4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Mother's Day"  Special Holiday Episode!" It's Mother's Day in cyberspace - and Hacker is determined to ruin it for everyone, especially Motherboard, by derailing the train that picks up the rare and colorful Madre Bonitas. This beautiful flower symbolizes Mother's Day, and it must be harvested on this one day only. It's a race against time, as the kids and Digit try to repair the breaks in the line and save Mother's Day. D

5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Long Glen Silver And The Pursuit Of The Golden Fetchie!"  Ruff's nephew Glen has been playing a pirate-themed video game on the Go Get It! Web site. Through this game he's somehow gotten into the Go Get It! mainframe computer, and discovers that they're hunting for something called The Golden Fetchie. Ruff wants to find the FETCHie first, so he sends the kids off to the island. D

5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   JP Morgan shares plunge, as investors react to the bank's surprise $2 billion loss, and word that securities regulators have begun reviewing the bank. Summer Jobs: at one of the country's top schools, finding the perfect internship can be harder than understanding advanced accounting. New York Correspondent Suzanne Pratt reports. D

5:57 pm 
Newshour Promo   NULL

6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

7:00 pm 
Washington Week   NULL

7:30 pm 
Need to Know   MARIA HINOJOSA ANCHORS. In this edition of Need to Know, the program explores the debate about legal immigration. First: should the government make it easier for foreign-born, hi-tech workers to stay in the United States, as companies like Google, Facebook and Microsoft argue? Or are these workers already undercutting the job market for Americans? Need to Know's Rick Karr travels to Silicon Valley and to New York City to investigate. D

8:00 pm 
Foyle's War  "Enemy Fire, Part 2"  With a near death and now a murder at Digby Manor, Foyle and his assistant Detective Sergeant Paul Milner hunt for the murderer. Meanwhile a cache of drugs goes missing from the hospital. Then the case turns personal for Foyle when Andrew, who bitterly dislikes the victim, goes AWOL. Part 2 of 2G

9:00 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "Electric Vendetta, Part 2"  With three murders to investigate, Detective Chief Inspector Tom Barnaby uncovers multiple motives and begins to suspect there may be multiple killers also. Part 2 of 2G

10:00 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

11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

12:30 am 
May to December  "It's All in the Game"  Zoe demonstrates her competitive streak in applying for head of department. Alec's secretary Hillary has fallen for Vera's young nephew Anthony and is showing him the sights of London.G

1:00 am 
As Time Goes By   Penny is convinced she is not long for this world as she prepares for a routine hospital stay. Lionel and Jean get the job of looking after Stephen for the duration.G

1:30 am 
Last of the Summer Wine  "How Not to Cry at Weddings"  Everyone is getting ready for the wedding. Alvin flirts with Stella when she returns from the hairdressers. Pearl and Howard look back on their relationship. Clegg gets the last word.G

2:00 am 
The Red Green Show  "Town Services Contract"  Possum Lodge gets the contract to supply tow truck, snow plow and ambulance service to Possum Lake. Red turns a car into an exercise machine.G

2:30 am 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket   Hyacinth is appalled and worries about neighborhood property values when she sees a strange man next door at Liz's who appears to have spent the night.G

3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Eating Local"  Most of our food travels about 1,500 miles before it ever reaches our kitchen tables. But there are a growing number of food producers and consumers who prefer to eat locally grown food; they say it's healthier and tastier. Today, more than 50 farmers markets operate throughout the state, allowing farmers and consumers to meet and learn from each other. It's a trend that harkens back to a simpler time, when communities supported local farmers and people knew where their food came from. Outdoor Idaho explores the growing fascination with eating local.G

3:30 am 
Dialogue  "STEM Roadmap"  This week on Dialogue, host Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with two STEM Summit leaders, Kathleen Bergin, National Science Foundation Program Director from the division of Math and Science Partnership and Marilyn Whitney, Communication and Legislative Affairs Chief from the Idaho State Board of Education. Cartan-Hansen and her guests will talk about how they see Idaho's classrooms changing, how to make math and science more appealing to students and how to support teachers.G

4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Baby Bear Is Afraid of Bees"  Baby Bear and Abby are near a garden when a bee flies by. Baby Bear is filled with panic because he is afraid of bees! Chris reminds him that they are usually harmless when left alone, but Baby Bear doesn't care; he wants nothing to do with them. Abby suggests granting Baby Bear a wish so that he isn't afraid of bees. D

5:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Now That's Using Your Brain"  When Sid figures out a new way to get ready for school super fast, Mom says to him, "Now that's using your brain!" Sid wants to know that means, and discovers that the brain controls all kinds of things like walking, thinking, breathing, and getting ready for school!. D

5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Speaks Martha's Worst Best Day/Truman's Brother"  Martha's Worst Best Day - Why is Martha so grumpy? She's offended just about everybody with her insults. Truman's Brother - Truman and TD both wish they had a brother. If Skits and Martha can be sort of siblings, why can't the two of them?G

6:00 am 
Nature  "The White Lions"  Deprived of protective coloring on Africa's grasslands, the rare white lions born there seldom live to maturity. In South Africa's Kruger National Park, two white sister cubs seem to be beating the odds as cameras follow their family group consisting of their mother, aunt and the aunt's cubs. The two adult females must be extra vigilant and wily to raise their offspring without a male to protect them.G

7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "The Czech Republic Off The Beaten Path"  Rick begins with a whirlwind round of Art Nouveau, local pub music, stinky cheese-tasting, river-rafting and peat-bathing in places like Olomouc, Moravsky Krumlov, Trebon and Konopiste.G

7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Munich and Bavaria"  Rudy samples Bavarian beer, joins Schuhplattler dancers clad in lederhosen and visits Residenz, palace of Bavaria's rulers.G

8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Desert Venom"  Host David Yetman joins Herpatologists (reptile and amphibian researchers) in their various quests to learn more about the many venomous creatures that call the Sonoran Desert home. During the day, they track Tiger Rattlesnakes using radio implants before heading up to the mountains to observe other rattlesnake dens. At night, while studying the impact urban developments have on the movements of a Gila Monster, they encounter rattlesnakes, tarantulas, and desert toads. D

8:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Mini Meatballs and Pasta"  A favorite saying at Italian dinner tables - Moms would say: "Mangia e statti zitto", meaning "Eat and be quiet". So with that said, we're making Italian today. Mini- meatballs and pasta. D

9:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Urban Farming at Greensgrow Farm"  Philadelphia, PA. For some, urban agriculture might seem like a new idea. But for the people at Greensgrow Farm, it's been their work and way of life for over 10 years. D

9:30 am 
This American Land  "Alaska's Offshore Oil, Native Inupiats, Gulf Spill Impact"  The story of Martin's blood phobia is spreading through the village. Meanwhile, he gets an urgent call that Bert has had an accident at the pub and is bleeding profusely.G

10:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Road Food at Home"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to perfect Slow-Cooker BBQ Brisket. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for slow cookers. Next, Chris visits Harpoon Brewery to discover the best beers for cooking. D

10:30 am 
Tracks Ahead  "Wheeling & Lake Erie Railroad"  Tracks Ahead goes to Ohio to take a close look at a modern freight line that has its roots in the past; visit a large public layout in northern Georgia; ride the rails to visit a logging museum in Wisconsin; and visit with a photographer who plies his trade late at night. D

11:00 am 
Live from the Artists Den  "The Fray"  On an early Autumn night, the Angel Orensanz Center, a magnificent landmark in the heart of New York City's Lower East Side, hosted a stunning performance by multi-platinum rockers The Fray. The Denver-based band played 15 songs, a mix of such fan favorites as the Top 10 hits "How to Save a Life," "Over My Head" and "You Found Me," alongside new material from the forthcoming album "Scars and Stories, " including the current hit single, "Heartbeat." The show marked the first time some of these songs were ever played on stage, and concluded with a powerful version of the brand-new ballad "Be Still," performed solo at the piano by singer Isaac Slade. D

12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Goodbye Pacifier"  Curly Bear is unsure about giving up her binky, so Elmo tries to help. He remembers when he had a binky and how hard it was for him to say goodbye to it too. The first thing he tried was putting all his binkies in a box for Leela to give to her sister's new baby, but he missed his binkies so much that he searched around his room and found another one. 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!  "The Gingerbread Boy"  Run, run as fast as you can! As Pig zooms through the playground at top speeds, he can't figure out why Poppa Pig keeps telling him to slow down! The Super Readers fly into the story of The Gingerbread Boy and set off on a mad dash after the speedy little cookie! Will the Super Readers be able to keep the Gingerbread Boy safe, or is their plan half baked? Educational Objectives: To learn about safety, sing the entire alphabet, identify the letters H, O, U, S, E, rhyme with 'ox' words and use the power to read to change the story and save the day!. D

2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Dress Up Day/Bathtime"  Dress Up Day - Nick and Sally are playing dress up, but oh no! Sally's princess dress has torn, and mom doesn't have any silk thread to fix it. Cat takes them to his good friend Mindy, the silk caterpillar. Mindy shows them how she makes silk. D

2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Mimic"  While exploring why some animals mimic the looks of others, Martin and Chris encounter a cheetah cub and its mom. But before they know it, evil fashion designer, Donita Donata, 'cat-naps' the startled mom right in front of their eyes. The Wild Kratts team springs into action on a rescue mission before Donita adds the momma cheetah to her new fall line. D

3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Playful Dolphin"  Wyland connects science and art together using composition and perspective.G

3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play Sammy Cahn's "Time After Time" and the signature lick from Glen Miller's "In The Mood." Featured guests include Dave Powers, Bobby Floyd and Dave Lowe. D

4:00 pm 
Into The Wild: Edison, Ford & Friends   Between 1914 and 1924, a group of famous friends - prolific inventor Thomas Edison, pioneering auto-maker Henry Ford, best-selling nature writer John Burroughs, and later, tire manufacturer Harvey Firestone - traveled to the remote reaches of Florida's Everglades in search of a rustic camping adventure far from the pressures of work and the press. Freed from the demands of daily life, the friends and their entourage enjoyed the serendipity of life on the road, stopping to help farmers in the field, examining streams for hydroelectric possibilities or engaging in an impromptu tree-chopping contest. INTO THE WILD: EDISON, FORD & FRIENDS features excerpts from the journals and letters of Burroughs and Firestone as well as interviews with historians and biographers. D

4:30 pm 
Edge of the Everglades: Big Cypress National Preserve   On the western edge of the Everglades, beyond the saw grass prairies of the famed River of Grass, lies the cypress-studded marshland known as the Big Cypress Swamp. The vast wet wilderness - once slated to house the world's largest jetport - now stands as a testament to compromise. This film tells the story of the massive, mysterious marshland that inspires deep passions for - and bitter debate about - one of the world's last great wild places.G

5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

6:00 pm 
Nature  "The White Lions"  Deprived of protective coloring on Africa's grasslands, the rare white lions born there seldom live to maturity. In South Africa's Kruger National Park, two white sister cubs seem to be beating the odds as cameras follow their family group consisting of their mother, aunt and the aunt's cubs. The two adult females must be extra vigilant and wily to raise their offspring without a male to protect them.G

7:00 pm 
Wild!  "Creatures of the Black Lagoon"  The Costa Rican rainforest, known as Corcovada, is a complex and fragile ecosystem at the mercy of the world's weather. Native home to toucans and macaws, Corcovada is also the refuge of one of the world's rarest and least known animals: the white-lipped peccary.G

8:00 pm 
Wonders of the West  "Great Basin"  Unspoiled and uncrowded, Great Basin is Nevada's only national park. Hike with us to the ridge of Wheeler Peak to see the only glacier in the southern United States. Visit a bristlecone pine forest, home to some of the world's oldest trees, explore caves, fish for Bonneville cutthroat trout and learn about fossil digging for trilobites!. D

8:30 pm 
Wonders of the West  "California Migration"  Explore the natural phenomenon of migration along the central coast of California as we view migratory birds, visit groves of monarch butterflies and observe elephant seals preparing for the mating season. Learn about the comeback of the California condor and visit an ancient redwood forest. The seafood here is world famous. D

9:00 pm 
Into The Wild: Edison, Ford & Friends   Between 1914 and 1924, a group of famous friends - prolific inventor Thomas Edison, pioneering auto-maker Henry Ford, best-selling nature writer John Burroughs, and later, tire manufacturer Harvey Firestone - traveled to the remote reaches of Florida's Everglades in search of a rustic camping adventure far from the pressures of work and the press. Freed from the demands of daily life, the friends and their entourage enjoyed the serendipity of life on the road, stopping to help farmers in the field, examining streams for hydroelectric possibilities or engaging in an impromptu tree-chopping contest. INTO THE WILD: EDISON, FORD & FRIENDS features excerpts from the journals and letters of Burroughs and Firestone as well as interviews with historians and biographers. D

9:30 pm 
Edge of the Everglades: Big Cypress National Preserve   On the western edge of the Everglades, beyond the saw grass prairies of the famed River of Grass, lies the cypress-studded marshland known as the Big Cypress Swamp. The vast wet wilderness - once slated to house the world's largest jetport - now stands as a testament to compromise. This film tells the story of the massive, mysterious marshland that inspires deep passions for - and bitter debate about - one of the world's last great wild places.G

10:00 pm 
America's Wildest Refuge   Tucked into a remote corner of Alaska, the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is a place where wilderness is experienced on an epic scale. From forested lowlands in the south to the towering mountains of the Brooks Range and north to the coastal plains, this is where we can go back in time to see how the earth was before modern civilization. With sweeping views of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, its wildlife, and interviews with those that know it best, Alaska: America's Wildest Refuge is an ecological and historical portrait of this corner of Alaska. D

11:00 pm 
Nature  "The White Lions"  Deprived of protective coloring on Africa's grasslands, the rare white lions born there seldom live to maturity. In South Africa's Kruger National Park, two white sister cubs seem to be beating the odds as cameras follow their family group consisting of their mother, aunt and the aunt's cubs. The two adult females must be extra vigilant and wily to raise their offspring without a male to protect them.G

12:00 am 
Great Conversations  "George Soros and John. D. Podesta"  George Soros (financial authority and author of The Age of Fallibility) and John. D. Podesta (Center for American Progress). D

1:00 am 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Standards Overview, K-5"  This program includes K–5 classroom examples from across the country that define and illustrate the 10 NCSS thematic strands and present a variety of ways that they can be integrated into the K–5 curriculum. The primary grades begin to lay the foundation and groundwork for big ideas and concepts in social studies, such as a sense of place, time, community, and justice. D

2:00 am 
Western Tradition  "The Dawn of History"  From the beginnings of life to the first agricultural settlement.G

2:30 am 
Western Tradition  "The Ancient Egyptians"  Politics, religion, and agriculture intersect to create one of the first civilizations in the Western tradition.G

3:00 am 
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 am 
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 am 
Saddle Club  "Lisa's Choice - Part 1"  Diablo suddenly returns and Lisa makes him welcome. But when Belle falls sick, Stevie becomes convinced Diablo has brought a killer disease in from the wilds. Part 1 of 2.G

4:30 am 
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 am 
Maya & Miguel  "Mother's Day"  Mother's Day is coming up, and Maya and Miguel have bought their mother the perfect gift: a cat-shaped potholder. Their friends are not impressed with this gift, however. and Maya vows to make something that will help their hard-working mom feel more relaxed and happy. D

5:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Breakfast for Mom"  Whether it's Mother's Day, your mom's birthday, or just simply just because she's special, you should set your alarm, ask your dad to meet you in the kitchen at 6:00 A.m., and go for it! Make your mom that special breakfast and take it to her before she gets up! And today we're going to learn how to make scones, a delicious bread brought to us from the English and Scottish. And we'll serve it up with an omelet, and fresh fruit. D

6:00 am 
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 am 
Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef  "Signature Burgers"  Today's menu comes from The Burger Bar and includes Chef Keller's signature Buffalo Burger with his secret recipe for a very special red wine sauce. On the side is a recipe for some crunchy, juicy homemade onion rings. Buffalo Burger; Beer-Battered Onion Rings with Spicy Aioli.G

7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Barcelona and Catalunya"  Rick enjoys the vibrant street scenes, tasty tapas, and pedestrian-friendly Gothic Quarter in Barcelona. He takes a scenic side trip to mountaintop Montserrat.G

7:30 am 
Travel with Kids  "Paris"  NULL

8:00 am 
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 am 
This Old House  "Bedford Project, Part 5 of 16"  Host Kevin O'Connor meets with landscape designer Jenn Nawada Evans to see her plan for the rambling site. The first order of business is reclaiming a good percentage of the backyard from invasive vines and brambles that have been encroaching on the lawn for years. Landscape contractor Roger Cook and his crew make quick work of it, using a skid steer loader with a brush hog attachment. D

9:00 am 
American Woodshop  "Shaker Rockers"  NULL

9:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Adding Embellishments"  NULL

10:00 am 
Sewing with Nancy  "30-Minute Doll Clothes, Part 2"  NULL

10:30 am 
Best of Simply Painting: Across Europe  "Chateau Balerory"  Inspired by a chateau in the heart of the French countryside, Frank paints a yellow field with trees and a church spire. D

11:00 am 
Simply Ming  "Bryan Caswell & Filleting Fish"  NULL

11:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New York: New York Pizza"  Lidia shows viewers a typical New York pizza and then pays a visit to Eataly, where Sal at the cheese counter shows viewers how to make fresh mozzarella. Lidia makes traditional Italian Pizza Margherita from scratch, a Sausage and Spinach Calzone, and is joined in the kitchen by Grandma, who performs the official taste test. D

12:00 pm 
Connect with English  "A New Home/Meet The Discussion Group"  In the first segment, Rebecca arrives in San Francisco, and is surprised to discover that her godmother Nancy expects her to pay rent as well.G

12:30 pm 
Connect with English  "Job Hunting/A Bad Day"  At school, Rebecca learns that her work-study program has been canceled so she goes on a job search - and meets some interesting prospects.G

1:00 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Standards Overview, K-5"  This program includes K–5 classroom examples from across the country that define and illustrate the 10 NCSS thematic strands and present a variety of ways that they can be integrated into the K–5 curriculum. The primary grades begin to lay the foundation and groundwork for big ideas and concepts in social studies, such as a sense of place, time, community, and justice. D

2:00 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Rise of Rome"  A small city in central Italy builds an empire that will shape the whole of the Western tradition.G

2:30 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Roman Empire"  Building an empire, Rome begins to destroy its own greatness.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  "Lisa's Choice - Part 1"  Diablo suddenly returns and Lisa makes him welcome. But when Belle falls sick, Stevie becomes convinced Diablo has brought a killer disease in from the wilds. Part 1 of 2.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 
The Electric Company  "Goodnight Robot"  The Electric Company circulates a petition to save a famous literary landmark from destruction. D

5:30 pm 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Breakfast for Mom"  Whether it's Mother's Day, your mom's birthday, or just simply just because she's special, you should set your alarm, ask your dad to meet you in the kitchen at 6:00 A.m., and go for it! Make your mom that special breakfast and take it to her before she gets up! And today we're going to learn how to make scones, a delicious bread brought to us from the English and Scottish. And we'll serve it up with an omelet, and fresh fruit. 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 
Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef  "Signature Burgers"  Today's menu comes from The Burger Bar and includes Chef Keller's signature Buffalo Burger with his secret recipe for a very special red wine sauce. On the side is a recipe for some crunchy, juicy homemade onion rings. Buffalo Burger; Beer-Battered Onion Rings with Spicy Aioli.G

7:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Barcelona and Catalunya"  Rick enjoys the vibrant street scenes, tasty tapas, and pedestrian-friendly Gothic Quarter in Barcelona. He takes a scenic side trip to mountaintop Montserrat.G

7:30 pm 
Travel with Kids  "Paris"  NULL

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  "Bedford Project, Part 5 of 16"  Host Kevin O'Connor meets with landscape designer Jenn Nawada Evans to see her plan for the rambling site. The first order of business is reclaiming a good percentage of the backyard from invasive vines and brambles that have been encroaching on the lawn for years. Landscape contractor Roger Cook and his crew make quick work of it, using a skid steer loader with a brush hog attachment. D

9:00 pm 
American Woodshop  "Shaker Rockers"  NULL

9:30 pm 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Adding Embellishments"  NULL

10:00 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "30-Minute Doll Clothes, Part 2"  NULL

10:30 pm 
Best of Simply Painting: Across Europe  "Chateau Balerory"  Inspired by a chateau in the heart of the French countryside, Frank paints a yellow field with trees and a church spire. D

11:00 pm 
Simply Ming  "Bryan Caswell & Filleting Fish"  NULL

11:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New York: New York Pizza"  Lidia shows viewers a typical New York pizza and then pays a visit to Eataly, where Sal at the cheese counter shows viewers how to make fresh mozzarella. Lidia makes traditional Italian Pizza Margherita from scratch, a Sausage and Spinach Calzone, and is joined in the kitchen by Grandma, who performs the official taste test. D

12:00 am 
Pioneers In Aviation: The Race to the Moon  "The Race to the Moon"  "The Race to the Moon" documents the era of the 1950s and 1960s, as post-war America finds itself locked in an ideological struggle with the Soviet Union-an adversary whose philosophy promised the destruction of capitalism. In 1957, the Soviet launch of Sputnik suddenly shifted the Cold War battlefield to space and heralded the decade-long Race to the Moon. As did his predecessors, President Kennedy turns to the captains of his Aviation Industry-now in the autumn of their years-with the century's greatest aerospace challenge. D

1:00 am 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

2:00 am 

2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Michael Sandel (author). D

3:00 am 
Every Day Is A Holiday   Chinese-American filmmaker Theresa Loong creates an intimate portrait of her father, a man fifty years her senior. In this documentary, we explore the bonds of the father-daughter relationship and place themes of growing older, immigration and racism in the context of "living history." Paul Loong (American Legion member, retired Veterans Affairs doctor, practicing Catholic) talks of his experiences as a POW in Japan and his subsequent quest to become an American. D

4:00 am 
POV  "Salt"  Photographer Murray Fredericks collaborates with documentary filmmaker Michael Angus to make this film an extension of Fredericks' work on the salt flats of Lake Eyre in South Australia. The film interweaves Fredericks' photos and video diary with time-lapse sequences to offer an infinite dimension of mind and spirit. A selection of shorts follows.G

5:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "How Do You Solve A Problem Like Illegal Immigration?"  Guests: Doris Meissner, Senior fellow at the Migration Policy Institute and former Commissioner of the Immigration and Naturalization Service; Mark Krikorian, Executive Director of the Center for Immigration Studies; Ali Noorani, Executive Director of the National Immigration Forum. Illegal immigration has become a hot button issue in America. Can a compromise be found between those who want all illegal immigrants to be sent home and those who want to give them amnesty and allow them to stay?. D

5:30 am 
Great Decisions In Foreign Policy  "Beyond The Border: The U.S. and Mexico"  How best can the two countries confront troublesome border issues while fostering greater economic and cultural ties?. D

6:00 am 
President's Photographer: Fifty Years Inside the Oval Office   Cameras follow Pete Souza, who focuses his lens on President Barack Obama as the 44th president's chief photographer. Souza sees his job as creating a photographic archive for history, something White House photographers have been doing for nearly 50 years - an archive that began with President Lyndon Johnson.G

7:00 am 
Clinton: American Experience   From the political backwaters of Arkansas, Bill Clinton emerges as a political force. In college he meets a young woman named Hillary Rodham who shares his intellect and idealism. Together they forge a marriage and political partnership that ultimately takes them to the White House, an election Clinton wins despite a campaign repeatedly under siege by allegations ranging from draft dodging to womanizing. Part 1 of 2G

9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL

10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Eating Local"  Most of our food travels about 1,500 miles before it ever reaches our kitchen tables. But there are a growing number of food producers and consumers who prefer to eat locally grown food; they say it's healthier and tastier. Today, more than 50 farmers markets operate throughout the state, allowing farmers and consumers to meet and learn from each other. It's a trend that harkens back to a simpler time, when communities supported local farmers and people knew where their food came from. Outdoor Idaho explores the growing fascination with eating local.G

10:30 am 
Dialogue  "STEM Roadmap"  This week on Dialogue, host Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with two STEM Summit leaders, Kathleen Bergin, National Science Foundation Program Director from the division of Math and Science Partnership and Marilyn Whitney, Communication and Legislative Affairs Chief from the Idaho State Board of Education. Cartan-Hansen and her guests will talk about how they see Idaho's classrooms changing, how to make math and science more appealing to students and how to support teachers.G

11:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "How Do You Solve A Problem Like Illegal Immigration?"  Guests: Doris Meissner, Senior fellow at the Migration Policy Institute and former Commissioner of the Immigration and Naturalization Service; Mark Krikorian, Executive Director of the Center for Immigration Studies; Ali Noorani, Executive Director of the National Immigration Forum. Illegal immigration has become a hot button issue in America. Can a compromise be found between those who want all illegal immigrants to be sent home and those who want to give them amnesty and allow them to stay?. D

11:30 am 
Great Decisions In Foreign Policy  "Beyond The Border: The U.S. and Mexico"  How best can the two countries confront troublesome border issues while fostering greater economic and cultural ties?. D

12:00 pm 
President's Photographer: Fifty Years Inside the Oval Office   Cameras follow Pete Souza, who focuses his lens on President Barack Obama as the 44th president's chief photographer. Souza sees his job as creating a photographic archive for history, something White House photographers have been doing for nearly 50 years - an archive that began with President Lyndon Johnson.G

1:00 pm 
Clinton: American Experience   From the political backwaters of Arkansas, Bill Clinton emerges as a political force. In college he meets a young woman named Hillary Rodham who shares his intellect and idealism. Together they forge a marriage and political partnership that ultimately takes them to the White House, an election Clinton wins despite a campaign repeatedly under siege by allegations ranging from draft dodging to womanizing. Part 1 of 2G

3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

4:00 pm 

4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL

5:00 pm 
President's Photographer: Fifty Years Inside the Oval Office   Cameras follow Pete Souza, who focuses his lens on President Barack Obama as the 44th president's chief photographer. Souza sees his job as creating a photographic archive for history, something White House photographers have been doing for nearly 50 years - an archive that began with President Lyndon Johnson.G

6:00 pm 
Clinton: American Experience   From the political backwaters of Arkansas, Bill Clinton emerges as a political force. In college he meets a young woman named Hillary Rodham who shares his intellect and idealism. Together they forge a marriage and political partnership that ultimately takes them to the White House, an election Clinton wins despite a campaign repeatedly under siege by allegations ranging from draft dodging to womanizing. Part 1 of 2G

8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

9:00 pm 

9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL

10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

11:00 pm 
Clinton: American Experience   From the political backwaters of Arkansas, Bill Clinton emerges as a political force. In college he meets a young woman named Hillary Rodham who shares his intellect and idealism. Together they forge a marriage and political partnership that ultimately takes them to the White House, an election Clinton wins despite a campaign repeatedly under siege by allegations ranging from draft dodging to womanizing. Part 1 of 2G

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