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February 12, 2012
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2:00 am 
Frontline  "Rules of Engagement"  FRONTLINE investigates the killings of 24 Iraqi civilians in 2005 in the village of Haditha, which has led to one of the largest criminal cases against U.S. troops in the Iraq war. Through interviews with Iraqi survivors and Marines accused of war crimes, the program seeks to answer questions remaining and examine the moral and legal maze of U.S. troops' involvement in Iraq.G
3:00 am 
MI-5   In order to save Britain from financial bankruptcy, Section D must retrieve billions in illegal earnings from the impenetrable DeWits bank. An employee of the bank has been undercover for MI5, secretly recording account details. But now assassins break into the safehouse, the asset disappears and appears to be attempting to make an independent deal with the bank.G
4:00 am 
William and Mary   William completes his plans to sell his business and move to New Zealand. Reuben's true colors are revealed and Mary makes a decision.G
5:00 am 
Inside Out  "Different Strokes"  If genes are the canvass, is environment the brush that strokes the color and detail of who we are? This lesson surveys the nurture portion of the human equation by examining the influence of the prenatal environment, peer groups, and the power of culture. Differences in the White, Latino, Asian, and African American cultures are explored in depth, as well as how prejudices and stereotypes shape our attitudes. D
5:30 am 
Inside Out  "The Growing Years"  With the microscopic union of sperm and egg, the delicate process of human development begins. From conception to infancy and childhood, this lesson examines the physical, cognitive, and social changes during the early stages of life. Developmental psychologists debate findings from the Yale Infant Cognition Lab that asserts babies? abilities to add and subtract. D
6:00 am 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "Pretending Helps with Learning/Ella Jenkins"  Folk-singer Ella Jenkins returns to teach Mister Rogers a song with movements. Pretending is a good way to learn, and Mister Rogers shows how he and his grandson pretend to be elephants. In Make- Believe, there's a periodic puzzling increase in the wind velocity. D
6:30 am 
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
7:00 am 
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
7:30 am 
Peep and the Big Wide World/Pocoyo  "A Duck's Tale/ Quack's Tracks/Pocoyo-Scary Noises"  After meeting a skunk for the very first time, Quack discovers a surprising flaw in duck design. On the first snowy day of winter, Peep loses Quack, learns about footprints, and builds a snow duck. Then, Pocoyo and Pato are out for an adventure in the Vamoosh but have to land on a strange planet where they meet a visitor. D
8:00 am 
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
8:30 am 
Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps  "Angelina and the Hearts On Ice/Angelina's Kitchen Band"  Angelina and the Hearts on Ice - It's Valentine's Day! Angelina and Alice are excited to perform a love-themed skating show during halftime at Chipping Cheddar's big hockey game. Marco thinks he is being asked to join the hockey team and is less than enthusiastic when he finds out that he has to participate in Angelina and Viki's performance. Eventually, Marco realizes the importance of his part and, in the end, learns to make the best of an uncomfortable situation. D
9:00 am 
Bob the Builder  "Compromise & Competition"  Scrambler's Best Idea - The machines wonder whose idea will win the school playtime build competition. Scrambler is sure his tree house idea is the best! When the winner is announced, Roley's Timber Trail, Scrambler can't believe it! He decides to build his tree house on his own! Scrambler sneaks off to search for the perfect tree for his tree house, and comes across the materials for the Timber Trail. Surely no one will notice if he takes just a little? Scrambler tries to build his tree house but it's much harder than he thought. D
9:30 am 
Franny's Feet  "Fancy Footwork/Mischievous Magpies"  A) Franny arrives at a dance studio, where she meets Robbie, a talented young boy who is too shy to dance in public. When the Highland dance troupe needs a new recruit, Franny's finds a way to reveal Robbie's talent. In Franny's Treasures, Franny prompts the audience to identify dance steps and styles. D
10:00 am 
Thomas & Friends  "Helping Each Other"  Stop that Bus! - Thomas feels bad that Bertie doesn't get to travel on the rails so he decides to take Bertie on a tour of Sodor by rail. Bertie rolls onto Thomas' flatbed and soon they're off on their adventure. Bertie loves the sights but he needs to go and collect Dowager Hatt and her friends. D
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Technology Task Force"  Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guests Rep. Reed DeMordaunt, R-Eagle, and Instructional Integration Sub Committee Chair Aaron McKinnon will look at how Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna's Students Come First Technology Task Force recommendations will impact how educators teach and how students learn.G
11:00 am 
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
12:00 pm 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   President's Stance on Birth Control: The Catholic Church and many Republicans continue to oppose President Obama's cost-free birth control plan calling it a War on Religion. Pentagon Recommends Women to Serve Closer to Combat: The Pentagon is unveiling plans to allow women to serve in military jobs closer to the front lines. Progressives and President Obama: The Nation's editor Katrina Vanden Heuvel discusses how President Obama is faring with progressive women. D
12:30 pm 
1:00 pm 
Painting and Travel with Roger & Sarah Bansemer  "Red Ryder"  Roger and Sarah visit Pagosa Springs, Colorado and the studio museum of artist Fred Harmon, creator of the Red Ryder comic strip. Sarah speaks with Fred Harmon Jr. about his father's work. D
1:30 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "1 Easy Jacket Pattern - 6 Terrific Looks, Part 2"  Make a stylish jacket with a simple pattern and clever artistic techniques. Use an easy unlined jacket/coat pattern and express your personality with embellishment options for three new looks. Nancy and guest Amy Barickman detail how simple changes to fabric and technique allow you to quickly sew creative jackets with unique accents. D
2:00 pm 
Quilting Arts  "Colorful Mixed-Media Quilting"  This episode focuses on how to create a series of quilts. First, Beryl Taylor demonstrates her series Never Ending Circles, vibrant and whimsical pieces of fiber art which are constructed with reverse machine applique. Then, Judy Coates Perez is back with more mixed-media wall art, using oil paint to create and enhance imagery on fabric for art quilts. D
2:30 pm 
Hometime  "Exterior Harmony: Driveway and Walkway"  Dean, Miriam, Dan and Bucky pitch in to install a paver driveway, walkway and step veneer. D
3:00 pm 
Woodsmith Shop  "Routing Dead-On Dovetails"  The dovetail is a hallmark woodworking joint - strong and beautiful. The Woodsmith editors show how to make heirloom-quality dovetailed drawers with just a router and an inexpensive jig. Then see special tips and tricks for getting a flawless fit. D
3:30 pm 
This Old House  "Barrington Project, Part 3 of 10"  Builder Andy Tiplady takes host Kevin O'Connor out on the water to gather provisions for an authentic Rhode Island clambake. Later, back at the project house, he shows master carpenter Norm Abram the windows he's using and how he's installing them using a custom copper pan for flashing - his preferred method in coastal situations. Kevin visits the Hurricane Research Lab at the University of Florida to see how they are protecting buildings through research and, with the help of the world's largest portable hurricane simulator, to feel what it's like to stand in a Category 3 hurricane. D
4:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Installing a Recirculation Pump; Lining a Fireplace Chimney"  Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey installs a recirculation pump to provide hot water quickly to a bathroom. Then, general contractor Tom Silva shares a tip for fixing the handle on a casement window. Afterward, Tom, Richard, host Kevin O'Connor and landscape contractor Roger Cook ask, "What is it?" Kevin travels to Dallas to help a homeowner line her fireplace chimney. D
4:30 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Raising Backyard Chickens"  The surge in popularity for raising backyard chickens has turned many an urban executive into weekend urban farmer. With plenty of new information in books and online, there's still no substitute for truly showing the ABC's of raising chickens at home. Todd Brock, Co-author of "Building Chicken Coops for Dummies" shows us everything that we need to know. D
5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Economic Malpractice and the Millennials"  There are 80-plus million Americans today who were born roughly between l978 and 2000, and they're getting hit hard by economic circumstances created over the past 30 years by The One Percent. The Millennials are the first generation of Americans who cannot count on doing better than their parents. Many Millennials are working longer hours, and have seen their earnings decrease. D
6:00 pm 
William and Mary   William and Mary are engaged, but the course of true love still may not run smooth.G
7:00 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
7:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Pine Butterflies/Radon/Open Water Swimming"  A rare population explosion of pine butterflies fills the Malheur National Forest with a fluttering snowstorm in August. The outbreak may occur for two to three years - with the caterpillars eating needles off 250,000 acres of trees - then disappear for up to three decades.G
8:00 pm 
Himalaya with Michael Palin  "Bhutan to the Bay of Bengal"  Palin is back in the land of yaks where he treks toward the Base Camp of Chomolhari. He heads down to Paro in time for the great Buddhist festival. He witnesses sacred Black Hat Dances, archery contests and the unfolding of the giant scroll. In the capital, Thimphu, Palin discusses reincarnation and the pursuit of happiness with two of the King's cousins. On the way to Bangladesh, he visits Popshika valley to see rare black neck cranes. Part 6 of 6G
9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Downton Abbey (S2 E6)"  The Spanish flu strikes Downton, disrupting one match, hastening another and transforming the fortunes of all. Mary, Sybil and Robert each confront a moment of truth. Anna and Bates know a moment of happiness. Part 6 of 7G
11:00 pm 
New Tricks  "Setting Out Your Stall"  The UCOS team reinvestigates a sensitive case when new information links the unexplained death of popular trader, found dead near her stall at Cook Street Market, to a series of recent drug rapes in East London. The team members look into her private life and past for clues while trying to stay out of the way of the other investigation.G
2:00 am 
Proclamation of Hope   Proclamation of Hope is an original symphonic concert by Grammy Award-winning pianist, composer and Jazz legend Ramsey Lewis about the life and legacy of Abraham Lincoln. This 90-minute multi-media program includes a 22-piece orchestra with vocalist Dee Alexander, and stunning historical images that serve to inspire reflection and hope with the audience. The concert captures Ramsey's musical style which combines his deep knowledge of jazz along with his passion for gospel and classical music. D
3:30 am 
MotorWeek  "2012 Drivers' Choice Awards"  2012 MotorWeek Drivers' Choice Award Winners. Goss' Garage: Air Filters. D
4:00 am 
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
5:00 am 
WordWorld  "Get Set for "ET"/Duck Plays The Piano"  Get Set For "ET" - While sky-writing in his jet, Duck accidentally makes a cloud DRAGON! Thinking it's a real dragon, Duck and the bugs set out to "catch" the dragon and "save" WordWorld. But how do you catch something made from clouds? Duck Plays the Piano - When Bug, Bee and Fly keep interrupting Duck's piano lesson, Duck learns that some things are worth waiting for. He also learns that when a word has lots of sounds in it, you can build it sound by sound. D
5:30 am 
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
6:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Jimmy Cliff"  The reggae legend opens the 36th season of the musical series by performing his hits and new songs from his album Existence.G
7:00 am 
All Aboard: A Northwest Rail Journey   Idaho Public Television takes the train down the Payette River, across the Camas Prairie, through Sandpoint to Glacier and more.G
8:00 am 
Dialogue  "Technology Task Force"  Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guests Rep. Reed DeMordaunt, R-Eagle, and Instructional Integration Sub Committee Chair Aaron McKinnon will look at how Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna's Students Come First Technology Task Force recommendations will impact how educators teach and how students learn.G
8:30 am 
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
9:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Avalanche Safety/ Fishing Quotas/ Music In Nature"  Students take a level-one avalanche course with regional expert Glenn Kessler. Musicians Deklun and Pace travel from Mount Hood to the coast with their electronic/trumpet musical improvisations to play for nature.G
9:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation  "New York City"  It's the last week of the team's six-week Roadtrip-and also Hannah and Antoine's first time in New York City. While there, they meet up with MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) reporter Ariel Helwani who talks about his beginnings as a shy kid to becoming one of the most notable MMA sports reporters in the world. At the end of their conversation, he stresses to the team, "don't give up on your dreams." Antoine, Hannah, and Nika then move on to their last interview at the CNN headquarters where they meet with anchor Soledad O'Brien who talks about the hard work it takes to follow a dream. Afterward, the team reflects on the events of the trip and the people they met before signing the Green RV and saying their goodbyes.G
10:00 am 
Antiques Roadshow  "Eugene, OR- Hour Three"  At the King Estate Winery host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Kathleen Bailey discuss collecting wine glasses and decanters. Highlights include a circa 1861 Civil War cavalry guidon that may have been used in the Battle of Shiloh; and the "guardian of Venice," a 1960 jeweled gold moretto valued up to $60,000. Part 3 of 3G
11:00 am 
Inside Nature's Giants  "Big Cats"  Dissecting a lion and a tiger, scientists show how alike the two big cats are under the skin. Biologist Simon Watt comes face to face with a liger - a cross between a lion and a tiger. Unlike small cats, both lions and tigers roar and the team analyzes what enables them to make that sound.G
12:00 pm 
NOVA  "Separating Twins"  Abandoned shortly after birth at an orphanage in Bangladesh, twin girls, Trishna and Krishna, are joined at the head and have little chance of survival. Aid workers take them to Australia where they spend two years battling for life before doctors can attempt a marathon separation surgery to allow them to live separate lives.G
1:00 pm 
2:00 pm 
Need to Know   NULL
2:30 pm 
3:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Businesses That Give Back"  Get to know some businesses that are giving back in big ways, including up-and-coming entertainer Cymphonique, who helps encourage positive self-esteem for girls. Learn from socially conscious companies that are doing good. It's the new triple bottom line: people, planet, and profit. D
3:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Bighorn Release, Photogeology, Willamette Valley Fen"  This follow-up on 60 years of bighorn restoration in historic sheep country near the John Day Fossil Beds finds one group of rams who took a wrong turn. A tour of Jordon Craters and Leslie Gulch exposes the wonders of Oregon geology.G
4:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Autumn Desserts"  Bridget reveals the secrets to the ultimate Apple Dumplings. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for cake carriers. Next, Chris learns about the best apple varieties for baking at Saratoga Orchards. D
4:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "France's Alsace"  After village-hopping and wine-shopping along the Alsatian wine road, we savor the world-class cuisine and art of Colmar and visit the birthplace of Champagne.G
5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Separating Twins"  Abandoned shortly after birth at an orphanage in Bangladesh, twin girls, Trishna and Krishna, are joined at the head and have little chance of survival. Aid workers take them to Australia where they spend two years battling for life before doctors can attempt a marathon separation surgery to allow them to live separate lives.G
6:00 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
8:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975"  Swedish journalists capture on film the leaders of the Black Power movement in the United States. Now director Goran Olsson and co-producer Danny Glover present this footage in a mosaic of images, music and narration, including commentary by today's African-American artists and activists who were influenced by the struggle.G
9:30 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Eugene, OR- Hour Three"  At the King Estate Winery host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Kathleen Bailey discuss collecting wine glasses and decanters. Highlights include a circa 1861 Civil War cavalry guidon that may have been used in the Battle of Shiloh; and the "guardian of Venice," a 1960 jeweled gold moretto valued up to $60,000. Part 3 of 3G
10:30 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
2:30 am 
Connecting with the Arts: A Teaching Practices Library, 6-8  "Creating A Culture"  Sixth-graders develop their own cultures, complete with language, clothing, artwork, and rituals. Weeks of hard work culminate in a surprising twist. This program is the first of two parts. D
3:00 am 
Death: A Personal Understanding  "Fear of Death and Dying"  Despite the centuries-old human struggle to "domesticate" death, the moment itself often remains frightening. A man diagnosed with AIDS and a woman dealing with recurrent cancer discuss how physical pain and fear of what may happen next affect their views of the future. An older couple explains the rational motives, and the emotional difficulties, behind their decision to prepare an "advance directive. D
3:30 am 
Death: A Personal Understanding  "Sudden Death"  Special issues arise when death comes without warning. A woman widowed by the Oklahoma City bombing talks about how she handled the sudden news and loss of her husband. An ambulance paramedic discusses the reactions to imminent death among those he assists. D
4:00 am 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 13. Genetically Modified Organisms"  While genetic modification of organisms has occurred for millennia, we now have the tools to insert specific genes from one organism into cells of unrelated species. This session illustrates the processes used and how such genetically transformed organisms are increasingly common in agriculture, industry, and medicine, and introduces the ethical considerations of GMO research. D
4:30 am 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 1. Genomics"  Having determined the complete DNA nucleotide sequence of humans and several other organisms, today. D
5:00 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
6:00 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Fried Tomatoes and Aioli and Crab and Shrimp Stuffed Flounder. D
6:30 am 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "From The Sea"  For most of us growing up, our only fish options were square, breaded and fried. Now you can find fresh seafood in your neighborhood, and it's the perfect candidate for quick, healthy and delicious weeknight meals. Sara's Steamed Mussels in Curried Coconut Broth are too easy to be that good. D
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Caesar's Rome"  Rick tours Rome's ancient sites. Then, he explores the catacombs and a cat hospice before tracking down the city's best ice cream.G
7:30 am 
Travelscope  "Switzerland - Scaling The Jungfrau Region"  Surrounded by Switzerland's mountain landscape, it's easy to see why the Swiss understand the value of nature. It is not a luxury reserved for a few, but a treasure shared by all. Joseph travels into the Grindelwald Valley to experience the grandeur of Switzerland's most typically-Swiss region - the Jungfrau. D
8:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Whimsy"  To demonstrate this design principle, Allen introduces some comical additions to the Garden Home Retreat, meets an ironworker who makes gingerbread houses and other lighted displays for Garvan Woodland Gardens. He also offers tips for keeping insects off of the herbs in his one-acre vegetable garden.G
8:30 am 
Ask This Old House  "Installing a Recirculation Pump; Lining a Fireplace Chimney"  Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey installs a recirculation pump to provide hot water quickly to a bathroom. Then, general contractor Tom Silva shares a tip for fixing the handle on a casement window. Afterward, Tom, Richard, host Kevin O'Connor and landscape contractor Roger Cook ask, "What is it?" Kevin travels to Dallas to help a homeowner line her fireplace chimney. D
9:00 am 
For Your Home  "Building, Part 2"  Vicki shares the latest on energy efficient windows, doors, roofing, siding and heating and cooling systems. Then visit a cutting-edge stone yard for expert advice on selecting the right stone. D
9:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "New Year's"  Start the countdown with Katie and the Workshop crew. Recipes: steak with crab sauce, brussels sprouts salad and simple croquembouche (a French dessert). Projects: butterfly lanterns and a sophisticated cinnamon candy centerpiece for a New Year's table. D
10:00 am 
Knit and Crochet Now!  "Unique Tools"  Maggie makes a unique scarf using the bloom loom and Drew shows how to make scarves using hairpin lace and broom stick lace. Interview with Louisa Harding. D
10:30 am 
Donna Dewberry Show  "Cozy & Warm"  Donna paints a rug for a family or child's room, then uses fleece to make a no-sew throw and pillow.G
11:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Lazy Day Breakfast"  First up, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews waffle irons in the Equipment Corner. Then, test cook Yvonne Ruperti uncovers the secrets to extra-crispy Buttermilk Waffles. Then, science expert Guy Crosby reveals the science behind browning. D
11:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Kansas City and New Orleans: Italian Father's Day"  NULL
12:00 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Methodology Workshop, K-5  "Workshop 7. Assessing Students"  How do we know students are learning? Because assessment often provides only small snapshots of learning, this session provides teachers with a variety of tools and strategies to assess students. D
1:00 pm 
Assessment In Math and Science: What's The Point?  "That Would Never Work Here, Either!"  Involving students in assessment is often the key to engaging them in learning. This workshop will continue to follow Barbara and Scott as they use assessment to encourage their students to improve their performance. Providing opportunities for students to assess their own work and that of their peers will be the focus of this workshop. D
2:30 pm 
Connecting with the Arts: A Teaching Practices Library, 6-8  "Creating A Culture"  Sixth-graders develop their own cultures, complete with language, clothing, artwork, and rituals. Weeks of hard work culminate in a surprising twist. This program is the first of two parts. D
3:00 pm 
Death: A Personal Understanding  "Fear of Death and Dying"  Despite the centuries-old human struggle to "domesticate" death, the moment itself often remains frightening. A man diagnosed with AIDS and a woman dealing with recurrent cancer discuss how physical pain and fear of what may happen next affect their views of the future. An older couple explains the rational motives, and the emotional difficulties, behind their decision to prepare an "advance directive. D
3:30 pm 
Death: A Personal Understanding  "Sudden Death"  Special issues arise when death comes without warning. A woman widowed by the Oklahoma City bombing talks about how she handled the sudden news and loss of her husband. An ambulance paramedic discusses the reactions to imminent death among those he assists. D
4:00 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 13. Genetically Modified Organisms"  While genetic modification of organisms has occurred for millennia, we now have the tools to insert specific genes from one organism into cells of unrelated species. This session illustrates the processes used and how such genetically transformed organisms are increasingly common in agriculture, industry, and medicine, and introduces the ethical considerations of GMO research. D
4:30 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 1. Genomics"  Having determined the complete DNA nucleotide sequence of humans and several other organisms, today. D
5:00 pm 
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
6:00 pm 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Fried Tomatoes and Aioli and Crab and Shrimp Stuffed Flounder. D
6:30 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "From The Sea"  For most of us growing up, our only fish options were square, breaded and fried. Now you can find fresh seafood in your neighborhood, and it's the perfect candidate for quick, healthy and delicious weeknight meals. Sara's Steamed Mussels in Curried Coconut Broth are too easy to be that good. D
7:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Caesar's Rome"  Rick tours Rome's ancient sites. Then, he explores the catacombs and a cat hospice before tracking down the city's best ice cream.G
7:30 pm 
Travelscope  "Switzerland - Scaling The Jungfrau Region"  Surrounded by Switzerland's mountain landscape, it's easy to see why the Swiss understand the value of nature. It is not a luxury reserved for a few, but a treasure shared by all. Joseph travels into the Grindelwald Valley to experience the grandeur of Switzerland's most typically-Swiss region - the Jungfrau. D
8:00 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Whimsy"  To demonstrate this design principle, Allen introduces some comical additions to the Garden Home Retreat, meets an ironworker who makes gingerbread houses and other lighted displays for Garvan Woodland Gardens. He also offers tips for keeping insects off of the herbs in his one-acre vegetable garden.G
8:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Installing a Recirculation Pump; Lining a Fireplace Chimney"  Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey installs a recirculation pump to provide hot water quickly to a bathroom. Then, general contractor Tom Silva shares a tip for fixing the handle on a casement window. Afterward, Tom, Richard, host Kevin O'Connor and landscape contractor Roger Cook ask, "What is it?" Kevin travels to Dallas to help a homeowner line her fireplace chimney. D
9:00 pm 
For Your Home  "Building, Part 2"  Vicki shares the latest on energy efficient windows, doors, roofing, siding and heating and cooling systems. Then visit a cutting-edge stone yard for expert advice on selecting the right stone. D
9:30 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "New Year's"  Start the countdown with Katie and the Workshop crew. Recipes: steak with crab sauce, brussels sprouts salad and simple croquembouche (a French dessert). Projects: butterfly lanterns and a sophisticated cinnamon candy centerpiece for a New Year's table. D
10:00 pm 
Knit and Crochet Now!  "Unique Tools"  Maggie makes a unique scarf using the bloom loom and Drew shows how to make scarves using hairpin lace and broom stick lace. Interview with Louisa Harding. D
10:30 pm 
Donna Dewberry Show  "Cozy & Warm"  Donna paints a rug for a family or child's room, then uses fleece to make a no-sew throw and pillow.G
11:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Lazy Day Breakfast"  First up, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews waffle irons in the Equipment Corner. Then, test cook Yvonne Ruperti uncovers the secrets to extra-crispy Buttermilk Waffles. Then, science expert Guy Crosby reveals the science behind browning. D
11:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Kansas City and New Orleans: Italian Father's Day"  NULL
2:30 am 
Carhenge: Genius Or Junk?   Outside Alliance, Nebraska, a whimsical monument rises from the desolate prairie. Fashioned from 38 spray-painted vintage automobiles stacked and buried upright, the structure known as Carhenge faithfully replicates its British counterpart, Stonehenge. CARHENGE: GENIUS OR JUNK? examines how this quirky monument challenged one community's definition of art, freedom of expression and appropriate land use. D
3:00 am 
Teaching Channel   A third-grade teacher's instruction improves with two weeks of coaching. Students use fossil evidence and puzzle pieces to build an argument for continental drift. Observe a class of young scientists explore the scientific method in a lab about iodine and starch. D
4:00 am 
Global Voices  "Thunder In Guyana/50/Fifty/Fernando's First Snow"  THUNDER IN GUYANA: When the filmmaker's cousin was elected Guyana's president seven years ago, Janet Rosenberg Jagan -- considered oneofthe founders of Guyana along with her husband, Cheddi Jagan --becamethe first American-born woman to lead a nation. Thisprograminterweaves family history and Guyanese history withtheextraordinary life story of one unconventional woman. 50/FIFTY: This short is a soulful requiem for a family's past. D
5:00 am 
Global Voices  "Iron Ladies of Liberia"  With unprecedented access, this intimate documentary goes behind the scenes with Africa's first freely elected female head of state, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, president of Liberia. The film explores the challenges facing the new president and the extraordinary women surrounding her as they develop and implement policy to rebuild their ravaged country and prevent a descent back into civil war. An INDEPENDENT LENS selection. D
6:00 am 
AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange  "Calypso Rose: The Lioness of the Jungle"  Calypso Rose, the ambassador of Caribbean music, is a living legend, a charismatic character and the uncontested diva of calypso. Cameras follow Rose from Paris to her native Tobago, then to New York where she lives, and back to her ancestral homeland, Africa. Each place reveals another face and facet of the complex woman behind the public persona. D
7:00 am 
Global Voices  "Be Like Others"  An intimate and unflinching look at life in Iran through the eyes of young men choosing to undergo sex change surgery, BE LIKE OTHERS explores the implications and sacrifices of those living on the fringes of Islamic society, the irrevocable nature of their decisions and the relegation to second class women's status. D
8:30 am 
Losing Lambert: A Journey Through Survival & Hope   Kathy O'Hern Fowler, who lost her 16-year-old son to suicide in 1995, spent years struggling with the loss and grief. However, the life-altering experience led her to advocate for other parents who tragically find themselves in the same position. The touching and insightful film explores the heart-rending questions left in the wake of suicide, interviews parents struggling to cope with the pain and stigma, and offers hope for the future of suicide prevention.G
9:00 am 
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
9:30 am 
Dialogue  "Technology Task Force"  Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guests Rep. Reed DeMordaunt, R-Eagle, and Instructional Integration Sub Committee Chair Aaron McKinnon will look at how Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna's Students Come First Technology Task Force recommendations will impact how educators teach and how students learn.G
10:00 am 
Global Voices  "Thunder In Guyana/50/Fifty/Fernando's First Snow"  THUNDER IN GUYANA: When the filmmaker's cousin was elected Guyana's president seven years ago, Janet Rosenberg Jagan -- considered oneofthe founders of Guyana along with her husband, Cheddi Jagan --becamethe first American-born woman to lead a nation. Thisprograminterweaves family history and Guyanese history withtheextraordinary life story of one unconventional woman. 50/FIFTY: This short is a soulful requiem for a family's past. D
11:00 am 
Global Voices  "Iron Ladies of Liberia"  With unprecedented access, this intimate documentary goes behind the scenes with Africa's first freely elected female head of state, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, president of Liberia. The film explores the challenges facing the new president and the extraordinary women surrounding her as they develop and implement policy to rebuild their ravaged country and prevent a descent back into civil war. An INDEPENDENT LENS selection. D
12:00 pm 
AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange  "Calypso Rose: The Lioness of the Jungle"  Calypso Rose, the ambassador of Caribbean music, is a living legend, a charismatic character and the uncontested diva of calypso. Cameras follow Rose from Paris to her native Tobago, then to New York where she lives, and back to her ancestral homeland, Africa. Each place reveals another face and facet of the complex woman behind the public persona. D
1:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Be Like Others"  An intimate and unflinching look at life in Iran through the eyes of young men choosing to undergo sex change surgery, BE LIKE OTHERS explores the implications and sacrifices of those living on the fringes of Islamic society, the irrevocable nature of their decisions and the relegation to second class women's status. D
2:30 pm 
Losing Lambert: A Journey Through Survival & Hope   Kathy O'Hern Fowler, who lost her 16-year-old son to suicide in 1995, spent years struggling with the loss and grief. However, the life-altering experience led her to advocate for other parents who tragically find themselves in the same position. The touching and insightful film explores the heart-rending questions left in the wake of suicide, interviews parents struggling to cope with the pain and stigma, and offers hope for the future of suicide prevention.G
3:00 pm 
Carrier  "Show of Force"  The mission really kicks off when the Nimitz arrives in the Gulf. The conditions are extreme: flight deck personnel endure temperatures hovering around 120 degrees, while the pilots undertake grueling six-hour missions over Iraq. The F-18s are mounted with infrared cameras, enabling them to serve as the "eyes in the sky" to support the troops on the ground. D
4:00 pm 
Carrier  "Groundhog Day"  After two months in the Gulf, one day starts to become indistinguishable from the next. The airwing still hasn't dropped a single bomb, which is frustrating for some on board. The only relief comes from a port call in Bahrain, where some sailors relax by the pool, while others visit a mosque and learn about Muslim culture. D
5:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Thunder In Guyana/50/Fifty/Fernando's First Snow"  THUNDER IN GUYANA: When the filmmaker's cousin was elected Guyana's president seven years ago, Janet Rosenberg Jagan -- considered oneofthe founders of Guyana along with her husband, Cheddi Jagan --becamethe first American-born woman to lead a nation. Thisprograminterweaves family history and Guyanese history withtheextraordinary life story of one unconventional woman. 50/FIFTY: This short is a soulful requiem for a family's past. D
6:00 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
7:00 pm 
AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange  "Calypso Rose: The Lioness of the Jungle"  Calypso Rose, the ambassador of Caribbean music, is a living legend, a charismatic character and the uncontested diva of calypso. Cameras follow Rose from Paris to her native Tobago, then to New York where she lives, and back to her ancestral homeland, Africa. Each place reveals another face and facet of the complex woman behind the public persona. D
8:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Central China"  Megan begins her trip by exploring Shanghai.G
9:00 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
9:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Technology Task Force"  Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guests Rep. Reed DeMordaunt, R-Eagle, and Instructional Integration Sub Committee Chair Aaron McKinnon will look at how Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna's Students Come First Technology Task Force recommendations will impact how educators teach and how students learn.G
10:00 pm 
AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange  "Calypso Rose: The Lioness of the Jungle"  Calypso Rose, the ambassador of Caribbean music, is a living legend, a charismatic character and the uncontested diva of calypso. Cameras follow Rose from Paris to her native Tobago, then to New York where she lives, and back to her ancestral homeland, Africa. Each place reveals another face and facet of the complex woman behind the public persona. D
11:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Thunder In Guyana/50/Fifty/Fernando's First Snow"  THUNDER IN GUYANA: When the filmmaker's cousin was elected Guyana's president seven years ago, Janet Rosenberg Jagan -- considered oneofthe founders of Guyana along with her husband, Cheddi Jagan --becamethe first American-born woman to lead a nation. Thisprograminterweaves family history and Guyanese history withtheextraordinary life story of one unconventional woman. 50/FIFTY: This short is a soulful requiem for a family's past. D
1:30 am 
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
2:00 am 
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
2:30 am 
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
3:00 am 
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
3:30 am 
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
4:00 am 
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
5:00 am 
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
5:30 am 
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
6:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Rolling Rice Cakes"  Red drops her basket of goodies and finds it.in the hands of Wolfy! When Red takes her basket back, Wolfy is really sad. The Super Readers zoom into the Japanese folktale The Rolling Rice Cakes and meet an old man who has chased his rice cakes high, low and right into a mouse hole! Will the poor mice family get to keep their tasty new treasure, or will the old man convince them that 'finders' aren't always 'keepers?' Educational Objectives: To learn about generosity. D
6:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Dry Times at Pteranodon Terrace/Big Misty Sea Fishing Contest"  When the weather has been extremely dry for several weeks, all the water holes at Pteranodon Terrace dry up. The Lambeosaurus family decides to move away in search of water, which upsets the kids. Dad and Mom decide to take the kids to the Big Pond on a camping trip, where they will wait out the drought and return home when it rains again. D
7:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "A Rainbow Every Day!"  After a rainstorm, the sun comes out and Sid spots a big rainbow in the sky. He races inside to tell his parents, but by the time he brings them outside to see it, the rainbow is gone. Sid and his friends investigate rainbows at school where they discover that rainbows can only form when light passes through water droplets. D
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "The Penguin Always Rings Twice/The Martha Code"  The Penguin Always Rings Twice - Someone keeps stealing the zoo's peanut supply. All clues point to Jeffy the elephant, but Martha and Skits are determined to prove his innocence. Can their crack crime-fighting team - a lemur, a bat, a penguin, a baby tiger, and Jeffy - help them outwit the thieves? Vocabulary: (E) mystery, clue, culprit, hunch, motive (I) first, second, next, last, after. D
8:00 am 
Arthur  "Silent Treatment/Kung Fool"  Silent Treatment - When quiet, shy George wonders if any of his friends really notice him, he has a great idea. He's not going to speak to anyone until they notice! Well when they do in fact notice he's been feeling sad, they decide to throw him a surprise party to make him feel special. But it backfires, when they need to avoid him to plan the party! Kung Fool - Fern volunteers to help an elderly neighbor, Tony Wu, with his household chores, and then discovers his past life as a Kung Fu celebrity. D
8:30 am 
WordGirl  "Theme Park Wham-Page/Chuck Makes A Buck"  Theme Park Wham-Page - Becky and Bob are anxiously waiting in line for their chance to ride The Coaster-- the ultimate new roller coaster ride. The Whammer's enthusiasm for chocolate hot dogs and hi-striker machines at the park could ruin a totally fun day. Will WordGirl forfeit her chance to ride the coaster in order to stop the Whammer destroying the park? Vocabulary Words: Patience, Enthusiastic. D
9:00 am 
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
9:30 am 
The Electric Company  "One Bad Apple"  PJ has to write a story for his creative writing class, but his assignment has given him a bad case of writer's block. Can Lisa help him write a Western that takes place in a refrigerator?. D
10:00 am 
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
10:30 am 
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
11:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Forgive & Forget/Mimi's Back In Town"  When Clifford forgets a play date, Cleo gets really upset. After all, she would never do that to a friend. Cleo wont even accept Cliffords apologies. D
12:00 pm 
Arthur  "MacFrensky/The Good The Bad and the Binky"  MacFrensky - When Francine and Brain are locked in a stiff competition to win student of the month, Muffy talks Francine into "borrowing" Buster's toy and letting Brain take the blame for it. As the lies grow and the prize gets closer, however, Francine's guilt increases. Can she come clean and wash her hands of this dastardly deed? The Good, the Bad and the Binky - As Emily's new babysitter, Binky introduces his charge to the world of pro-wrestling and teaches her some fierce moves. D
12:30 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
1:00 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
1:30 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
2:00 pm 
Super Why!  "Peter Rabbit"  Red wants to find the perfect present to show Grandma she cares, but she is absolutely stumped! The Super Readers pay a storybook visit to Peter Rabbit and chase after the mischievous little cottontail bunny, who's on the hunt for some delicious fresh vegetables for his Mama. The Super Readers must help Peter find what he's looking for before his big appetite for veggies lands him in hot water! Educational Objectives: To learn how to show someone you care, investigate the alphabet, practice spelling skills and use the power to read to change the story. D
2:30 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
3:00 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
4:00 pm 
Sid The Science Kid  "A Rainbow Every Day!"  After a rainstorm, the sun comes out and Sid spots a big rainbow in the sky. He races inside to tell his parents, but by the time he brings them outside to see it, the rainbow is gone. Sid and his friends investigate rainbows at school where they discover that rainbows can only form when light passes through water droplets. D
4:30 pm 
WordWorld  "Get Set for "ET"/Duck Plays The Piano"  Get Set For "ET" - While sky-writing in his jet, Duck accidentally makes a cloud DRAGON! Thinking it's a real dragon, Duck and the bugs set out to "catch" the dragon and "save" WordWorld. But how do you catch something made from clouds? Duck Plays the Piano - When Bug, Bee and Fly keep interrupting Duck's piano lesson, Duck learns that some things are worth waiting for. He also learns that when a word has lots of sounds in it, you can build it sound by sound. D
5:00 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
5:30 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
6:00 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
6:30 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
7:00 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
7:30 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
8:00 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
8:30 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
9:00 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
9:30 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
10:00 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
10:30 pm 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Forgive & Forget/Mimi's Back In Town"  When Clifford forgets a play date, Cleo gets really upset. After all, she would never do that to a friend. Cleo wont even accept Cliffords apologies. D
11:00 pm 
Arthur  "MacFrensky/The Good The Bad and the Binky"  MacFrensky - When Francine and Brain are locked in a stiff competition to win student of the month, Muffy talks Francine into "borrowing" Buster's toy and letting Brain take the blame for it. As the lies grow and the prize gets closer, however, Francine's guilt increases. Can she come clean and wash her hands of this dastardly deed? The Good, the Bad and the Binky - As Emily's new babysitter, Binky introduces his charge to the world of pro-wrestling and teaches her some fierce moves. D
11:30 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

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