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November 16, 2012
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12:00 am 
Social Studies In Action: A Methodology Workshop, K-5  "Workshop 6. Engaging Students In Active Learning"  How do we engage students in active learning? In this session, the teachers examine the elements of authentic instruction and cooperative learning to identify ways of engaging students in social studies content. They review the importance of questioning in relation to higher-order thinking and explore classroom strategies to stimulate thinking and bring social studies concepts to life for their students. D
1:00 am 
Science In Focus: Force and Motion  "When Rubber Meets The Road"  A rubber band twisted around the axle of a plastic car provides the force that moves the car forward. In this workshop, fifth-grade students continue their exploration of force and motion by recording and comparing the distance a vehicle travels under various conditions. Students predict the distance the car will travel by counting the number of twists in the rubber band, and observe the car's speed as it rolls across the floor. When the force of the rubber band stops acting, the force of friction slows the car to a stop.G
2:00 am 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 6-8  "Workshop 2. Encouraging Discussion"  Introduced by Dr. Langer, this program concentrates on discussion and its importance in helping engaged readers go further in the text. The on–screen teachers talk about ways to encourage whole–class and small–group discussion, the importance of asking the right questions to provoke thoughtful discussion, and making the discussion inclusive, including both talkative and reticent students. Their discussion is punctuated by visits to their classrooms, where discussion flourishes. D
3:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Low Temperatures"  With the quest for low temperatures came the discovery that all elements can exist in each of the basic states of matter. D
3:30 am 
Economics U$A  "Exchange Rates"  Governments try to control exchange rates, as seen in the Plaza Accord of 1985 and the Louvre Accord of 1987. Updated 2003. D
4:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
4:30 am 
Connect with English  "Differences/A Visit to the Doctor"  In the first segment, Rebecca's starts to apply to music schools. In the second segment, Rebecca's father has a worrisome checkup from his doctor.G
5:00 am 
Functional Fitness with Suzanne Andrews  "Younger Joints In 30 Days"  NULL
5:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Cleo Gets A Cone/A Job Well Read"  Cleo Gets A Cone - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Kind The dogs see another dog wearing a cone collar and Cleo and Mac make assumptions about the other dog's "weakness of character" (she should have been able to stop scratching!). However, a few days later, Cleo is forced to " walk a mile in her cone" when she herself can't stop scratching - and the experience teaches her compassion. A Job Well Read - Clifford's Big Idea: Be a Good Friend Jetta volunteers to watch her baby brother Cosmo but finds him more energetic than she was expecting. D
6:00 am 
Arthur  "D.W.'s Library Card/Arthur's Big Hit"  When D.W. discovers that she can get her own library card, she rejoices at the world of books waiting for her. (Now if only she could sign her name to get the card in the fist place. D
6:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Monkeyshines Martha/Dog Daze"  Monkeyshines Martha - Helen's hefty schoolwork load leaves her with little time left to spend with Martha. At loose ends, Martha finds a friend in Professor Monkey, whose wacky inventions propel Martha into a world of new adventures. Vocabulary: (E) relie(f)(ve), genius, unwind, cherish, pressure. D
7:00 am 
Curious George  "Curious George, Sea Monkey/Old McGeorgie Had a Farm"  George goes on a submarine trip to retrieve a fallen satellite in a great underwater adventure!G
7:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Minnie Meerkat/Leaves"  Minnie Meerkat - Sally and Nick are planning to camp out in the backyard, but there are some scary noises out there! Not to worry, The Cat's friend Minnie Meerkat can teach them all about camping safe. Off to Peekaboo Plains where a group of meerkats show them how they make their camp safe every night. Now Sally and Nick know what to do to feel safe in the backyard. D
8:00 am 
Super Why!  "Monty's Adventures In Music Town"  And a 1, and a 2 and a 1, 2, 3! The kids are playing in the school band, but Red doesn't know what instrument to play! The super readers soar into the book Monty's Adventures in Music Town and meet a loveable monster named Monty who has the very same problem. Will the super readers be able to help Monty pick an instrument before the big show, or will their efforts fall flat? Educational Objectives: To learn some basic music concepts. Young viewers will catch the alphabet, rhyme with OW words, find out what the word "woodwind" means, and use the power to read to change the story. D
8:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Valley of the Stygimolochs/Tiny Loves Fish"  Valley of the Stygimolochs - Buddy wonders if he'll grow horns when he gets older, so Mrs. Pteranodon takes him to visit some dinosaurs called Stygimoloch, who have really impressive horns. Tiny Loves Fish - After Mr. Pteranodon teaches the kids his fishing method, Buddy and Tiny work together as a team to catch fish in the Big Pond. D
9:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The Furry Four"  Telly, Abby, and Elmo are reading Telly's favorite comic book "The Furry Four!" They decide to pretend to be the Furry Four and quickly change into their furry, super costumes. Elmo is the Furry Flash, Abby is the Furry Tornado, and Telly is Mr. Furry! But that only makes three. They need one more member to be Furry Muscles so they can become "The Furry Four. D
10:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Prince Wednesday Goes to the Potty/Daniel Goes To The Potty"  Prince Wednesday Goes to the Potty - Prince Wednesday is in the block corner at school building the "tallest tower in the world!" Even though he needs to go to the bathroom, he doesn't want to stop what he is doing. He learns how important it is to stop and go right away. Daniel Goes to the Potty - Dad's trumpet is broken, so he takes Daniel along to Music Man Stan's Shop to get it fixed. D
10:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Sid's Pet Project"  Sid is very excited because he's going to babysit Grandma's dog Philbert for the weekend. This is a great way for Sid to show his parents that he's ready to take care of his own puppy. But there's only one problem. D
11:00 am 
WordWorld  "Bear's Bed Sled/Sh-Sh-Shark!"  Bear's Bed Sled - Bear is excited about sledding on the first day of snow, but her plans change when she hurts her toe and is unable to ride her sled. It's up to her friends to come up with a solution that will let Bear stay in bed and go sledding at the same time. Sh-Sh-Shark! - Shark is misunderstood. D
11:30 am 
Caillou  "Caillou to the Rescue"  Caillou Helps Out - Rosie is teething and just can't seem to fall asleep, so big brother Caillou decides to help. He sings her a song and finds her favourite bunny, but it isn't until he tells her a very imaginative bedtime story that she finally drifts off into the land of dreams. Caillou the Firefighter - The Fire chief visits Caillou's playschool to teach the children about fire drills. D
12:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Butterflies/The Nature of Things"  Butterflies - Baby Bop is sad because she lost her pet caterpillar, Monty. Barney and the others try to help her find it. Baby Bop is surprised to discover Monty inside a chrysalis. D
12:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Just Being You"  Express Coming Through - At Knapford Station, Dowager Hatt is having a welcome to Sodor party. Sir Topham Hatt asks Thomas to take the visitors on a tour of Sodor. Thomas asks the visitors to ride on the Express but it's too heavy for Thomas. D
1:00 pm 
Curious George  "Curious George, Sea Monkey/Old McGeorgie Had a Farm"  George goes on a submarine trip to retrieve a fallen satellite in a great underwater adventure!G
1:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Monkeyshines Martha/Dog Daze"  Monkeyshines Martha - Helen's hefty schoolwork load leaves her with little time left to spend with Martha. At loose ends, Martha finds a friend in Professor Monkey, whose wacky inventions propel Martha into a world of new adventures. Vocabulary: (E) relie(f)(ve), genius, unwind, cherish, pressure. D
2:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Electric Accompany"  Annie hypnotizes Keith to sing an annoying jingle. The Electric Company needs to cure Keith in time for him to perform the song he wrote for his dad's birthday. D
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "The Two-Brains Boogie/Field Day Fun with Robo-Tobey"  The Two Brains Boogie - Dr. Two Brains is at it again-this time he's threatening to turn all the town's buildings into cheese. When he traps WordGirl outside the city limits she has to figure out how to stop his cheesy plan and get to the Boogie Oogie Oogie dance contest on time! Vocabulary Words: Shimmy, Indestructible. Field Day Fund with Robo-Tobey - Becky's really excited about the big field day competition at school. D
3:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "The Food Chain Game"  Aviva wants to build a food web for the African savannah, so she devises a game and Martin and Chris accept her challenge! They will each start as a blade of grass and climb to the top of the food web in a game of "Power Suit Creature Tag." As they play, the brothers boost their knowledge of the complex relationships between predators and prey as well as the differences between herbivores and carnivores. D
3:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Model Behavior"  To protect themselves from Hacker's constant attempts to capture cybersite Happily-Ever-After, the King and his fairy-tale subjects construct a glass Skywall to keep Hacker out of the kingdom. But Hacker unfolds a brilliant scheme to crack open the Skywall - using the Wicked Witch's Voice! Can the kids use models to outwit Hacker before Wicked sings?!! The Big Idea: Make a model - a simplified version of something complicated - and you can easily and safely understand how it works. Math Topic: Using Models NCTM Links: Geometry. D
4:00 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
4:30 pm 
Arthur  "D.W.'s Library Card/Arthur's Big Hit"  When D.W. discovers that she can get her own library card, she rejoices at the world of books waiting for her. (Now if only she could sign her name to get the card in the fist place. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Electric Accompany"  Annie hypnotizes Keith to sing an annoying jingle. The Electric Company needs to cure Keith in time for him to perform the song he wrote for his dad's birthday. D
5:30 pm 
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
7:30 pm 
Need to Know   RAY SUAREZ ANCHORS. Need to Know anchor Ray Suarez and a panel of experts examine the impact the Supreme Court's Citizen's United V. Federal Election decision had on the presidential election this year. D
8:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Kenneth Feinberg"  The Washington lawyer, whose firm specializes in mediation and dispute resolution, has acted as a government-appointed special master to settle million-dollar claims arising from the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and the BP Deepwater Horizon Disater Fund among other catastrophes. Feinberg's book Who Gets What was published earlier this year.G
8:30 pm 
Reggie Perrin   Reggie feels as if the entire world is against him, wife Nicola continues to neglect her husband, while Chris has given him just 24 hours to prepare an important conference speech. The stressed executive's day goes from bad to worse when he finds his boss in a clinch with dream woman Jasmine at the office party, and then he returns home to find his mother in a compromising position with his father-in-law.G
9:00 pm 
Broadway: The American Musical  "Tradition (1957-1979)"  West Side Story brings untraditional subject matter to the musical stage, and ushers in a new breed of director/choreographer who insist on performers who can dance, sing and act. But by the time Jerome Robbins' last original musical, Fiddler on the Roof closes after a run of 3,242 performances in 1972, Broadway is changing again. Rock 'n' Roll, civil rights and Vietnam bring new talents and new directions with innovative productions like Hair. Part 5 of 6G
10:00 pm 
Craft In America  "Crossroads"  Episode 9 of this intermittent series that continues to follow the evolution of American craft. Tanya Aguina of Tijuana, Mexico, and San Diego, California, designs environments in which people experience the beauty of handcrafted space. Minnesota artists seek to infuse life with beauty through handmade everyday objects that are honest, inexpensive and functional. Lia Cook melds techniques of 18th-century Jacquard weaving with an inquiry into brain functioning.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:30 pm 
The Red Green Show  "The Bachelor Auction"  The men decide to have a bachelor auction as a way to raise money and get dates. Red builds a dragster out of junk he finds in the shed. Dale comes to Possum Lake to pump gas for the summer.G
12:00 am 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket  "A Riverside Picinic"  Hyacinth dives into planning for a riverside picnic to equal her candlelight suppers.G
12:30 am 
The Thin Blue Line  "Fly on the Wall"  The Gasforth PD personnel are to be in a fly-on-the-wall documentary. Naturally, everyone wants to look good for the camera.G
1:00 am 
Outnumbered   Karen is on a sleepover, and Ben is away at adventure camp. Mum and Dad are left with a labrador to look after and a glimpse of what life will be like once the children have left home.G
1:30 am 
My Family  "Bully for Ben"  Ben joins the young Harpers for a pub quiz and takes on an apparent cheater on another team - this leads to reliving his school years and how he was bullied - by a girl.G
2:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "The Foothills"  The backdrop for Idaho's Statehouse and the city of Boise is also the instant getaway for people in the Treasure Valley with more than 10,000 acres set aside through a voter-approved levy and more than 135 miles of trails. Runners, walkers, mountain bikers, wildflower hunters, wildlife watchers and more make year around use of the Foothills, which merge into the Boise Ridge, topped by Bogus Basin Ski Resort.G
2:30 am 
Dialogue  "Election Recap 2012"  Marcia Franklin talks with Idaho reporters about the election results.G
3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Hat Contest"  Today on Sesame Street it's Who Can Wear the Most Hats on Their Head Day! Elmo and Zoe are play against each other, while Chris and Alan help add more and more hats. The Hat Check Girl is also there to help count the total number of hats on each of Elmo and Zoe's heads. Elmo and Zoe are tied at the end of every round! They also have to complete challenges while wearing the hats on their heads such as saying the alphabet while standing on one leg and estimating the amount of hats they have. D
4:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Shares His Tigertastic Car/Katerina Shares Her Tutu"  Daniel Shares his Tigertastic Car - Daniel and his friends are playing together in the park. Daniel has a new toy car and struggles to share it with the others. But in the end, Daniel learns that sharing is easy when he knows he will get his special toy back. D
4:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Monkeyshines Martha/Dog Daze"  Monkeyshines Martha - Helen's hefty schoolwork load leaves her with little time left to spend with Martha. At loose ends, Martha finds a friend in Professor Monkey, whose wacky inventions propel Martha into a world of new adventures. Vocabulary: (E) relie(f)(ve), genius, unwind, cherish, pressure. D
5:00 am 
Nature  "An Original DUCKumentary"  This program follows a wood duck family as a male and female create a bond, migrate together across thousands of miles, nurture and protect a brood of chicks, then come full circle as they head to their wintering grounds.G
6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Provence: Legendary Light, Wind and Wine"  Rick climbs Roman ruins in Nimes, explores a papal palace in Avignon, and savors vivid views immortalized by van Gogh in Arles. He crosses acres of wispy vineyards, explores the Cotes du Rhone and seeks out more wonders of the South of France.G
6:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Sicily"  Rudy crosses the Mediterranean's largest island, once the hub of the ancient world. He visits ancient ruins and climbs Mount Etna.G
7:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Patagonia's Glacial Landscape"  In this episode, host David Yetman and Argentine archeologist Maria Jose Figuerero make their way through the arid, desolate and windswept Patagonia landscape. The travelers make part of the trip on horseback along the Chilean/Argentine border, taking time to observe the glorious flight of the graceful Andean condor. They also stop in the city of Calafate, the gateway to Glacier National Park, and observe a local folklore performance group dancing and making music. D
7:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Pepperoni Pizza Soup"  And today we're going to take another spin on one of the most popular kid foods, we're going to show you how to make Pepperoni Pizza Soup. Yes, I did say soup. All the yummy, irresistible flavors of pizza you can also drop in a stock pot and stir together for the same taste. D
8:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Moss Gardens (Raleigh, NC)"  In this episode, we learn how moss is an incredible eco-friendly plant that needs very little water, no fertilizers, clipping or mowing and yet, it stays green all year long! We cover all the basics and make a miniature tabletop landscape that will give years of enjoyment. D
8:30 am 
This American Land  "Critical Colorado, Checkups for Manatees, Appalachian Forests"  The Colorado River brings drinking water, irrigation, recreation and livelihood to millions of people in the West. But there is not an unlimited supply of this resource. Business owners on and near the river are working to make sure their neighbors, and policy makers in Washington, get a complete picture of how critical this river is.G
9:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Chicken for Everyone!"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make perfect One-Pan Roast Chicken and Vegetables. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for kitchen shears. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of canned tomato soup. D
9:30 am 
Tracks Ahead  "The Flying Yankee"  See the East Coast version of the "Train that Changed America"; look at a slice of the New Haven line that's been preserved in N gauge; look at four layouts under one roof in the shadow of the Golden Gate; and visit a bed and breakfast in Vermont that has a very special feature. D
10:00 am 
Song of the Mountains   Blue Highway. D
11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The Furry Four"  Telly, Abby, and Elmo are reading Telly's favorite comic book "The Furry Four!" They decide to pretend to be the Furry Four and quickly change into their furry, super costumes. Elmo is the Furry Flash, Abby is the Furry Tornado, and Telly is Mr. Furry! But that only makes three. They need one more member to be Furry Muscles so they can become "The Furry Four. D
12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Valley of the Stygimolochs/Tiny Loves Fish"  Valley of the Stygimolochs - Buddy wonders if he'll grow horns when he gets older, so Mrs. Pteranodon takes him to visit some dinosaurs called Stygimoloch, who have really impressive horns. Tiny Loves Fish - After Mr. Pteranodon teaches the kids his fishing method, Buddy and Tiny work together as a team to catch fish in the Big Pond. D
12:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Adventures of Math-A-Million"  It's math class at school, and Pig is having a big problem.a math problem! To find a solution, the super readers accompany a math superhero as he confronts a series of arithmetic emergencies. Will the super readers figure out a way to make Math Boy's problems as easy as 1, 2, 3? Educational Objectives: To learn some basic math skills. D
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Minnie Meerkat/Leaves"  Minnie Meerkat - Sally and Nick are planning to camp out in the backyard, but there are some scary noises out there! Not to worry, The Cat's friend Minnie Meerkat can teach them all about camping safe. Off to Peekaboo Plains where a group of meerkats show them how they make their camp safe every night. Now Sally and Nick know what to do to feel safe in the backyard. D
1:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Flight of the Pollinators"  When a miniaturized Chris gets covered with pollen and ends up sticking to a bee, he's off into the remarkable world of the pollinators. Martin, Aviva, and the rest of the creature explorers must find Chris in an adventure that uncovers the amazing delivery system of plants and their animal partners. They learn that plants use animals to help them make their seeds through a process called pollination. D
2:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Florida's Manatee"  Learn how to use light, shadow, and hues to create 3-dimensional effects.G
2:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Five-time Grammy nominee, David Benoit and host Scott Houston discuss composing original songs using "Kei's Song" as an example. Scott shares a tip on blues chord variation. Karl Propst provides insights on playing Jerry Lee Lewis' "Great Balls of Fire. D
3:00 pm 
Wild!  "Secrets of Giant Sharks"  NULL
4:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
5:00 pm 
Nature  "An Original DUCKumentary"  This program follows a wood duck family as a male and female create a bond, migrate together across thousands of miles, nurture and protect a brood of chicks, then come full circle as they head to their wintering grounds.G
6:00 pm 
Wild!  "Secrets of Giant Sharks"  NULL
7:00 pm 
Saving The Ocean  "River of Kings, Part 2"  In the second part of this two-part special, Carl Safina meets the tribal leaders who inspired this grand vision of restoration, which has its roots in the native fishing rights campaigns of the 1960s; and our cameras discover some of the first wild Chinook salmon, descended miraculously from hatchery stock, now beginning to re-populate the Nisqually's pristine spawning grounds. D
7:30 pm 
Seeking Water from the Sun   After 30 years off the Navajo Nation, Rosie Sekayumptewa returned to the homestead where three generations of her family have lived. She found the beauty and serenity she remembered-and the scarcity that had shaped her childhood. In Sekayumptewa's corner of the reservation, there is no access to safe, clean water. D
8:00 pm 
Equitrekking Adventures  "Botswana: Okavango Delta and Makgadikgadi Pans"  Host Darley Newman leads a horseback journey through the delta wilderness area and the lunar-like Makgadikgadi Pans, meeting wildlife and people of the Southern African nation.G
8:30 pm 
Equitrekking  "Alberta"  Equitrekking host Darley Newman travels to Alberta, Canada to experience Western adventure and stunning natural scenery. In Kananaskis, Darley treks amid the beautiful snow-capped Canadian Rockies with a longtime Alberta cowboy, conquering high altitudes and an August hailstorm. Next, Darley experiences the fast-paced Calgary Stampede with its equestrian competitions, Western art, rodeos and surprisingly diverse food offerings. D
9:00 pm 
Nature  "An Original DUCKumentary"  This program follows a wood duck family as a male and female create a bond, migrate together across thousands of miles, nurture and protect a brood of chicks, then come full circle as they head to their wintering grounds.G
10:00 pm 
Wild!  "Secrets of Giant Sharks"  NULL
11:00 pm 
Saving The Ocean  "River of Kings, Part 2"  In the second part of this two-part special, Carl Safina meets the tribal leaders who inspired this grand vision of restoration, which has its roots in the native fishing rights campaigns of the 1960s; and our cameras discover some of the first wild Chinook salmon, descended miraculously from hatchery stock, now beginning to re-populate the Nisqually's pristine spawning grounds. D
11:30 pm 
Seeking Water from the Sun   After 30 years off the Navajo Nation, Rosie Sekayumptewa returned to the homestead where three generations of her family have lived. She found the beauty and serenity she remembered-and the scarcity that had shaped her childhood. In Sekayumptewa's corner of the reservation, there is no access to safe, clean water. D
12:00 am 
Science In Focus: Force and Motion  "On A Roll"  The force of gravity makes a ball roll when it is placed on an incline. In this workshop, first-grade students roll balls of different sizes, masses, and materials down ramps of varying heights, comparing their speeds. The students then experiment by replacing the ramp with a cardboard tube, and try to determine how the tube must be oriented to allow the ball to roll, much as it rolled down the ramp.G
1:00 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Legacy of An Autocratic Ruler"  President Jackson's policy related to Native Americans. The Veil of Tears. Henry Clay's introduction of bill to renew charter of Bank of United States as ploy prior to presidential election of 1832. Jackson's veto of bill and reelection victory. Jackson's attempts to deplete power of bank after election. Van Buren, Jackson's successor, and economic crises. Political battles between the Whigs and Democrats; Harrison's election in 1840 and his brief tem in office; John Tyler, his successor.G
1:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Revolution of a Different Sort"  Growth in population and surge in transportation and technology which occurs during the first half of the 18th century. Rising immigration, and incidence of nativism. Growth of canal system, emergence of railroads, and its priming of news industry. Industrialists, the emerging factory system, and its effect on workers and artisans.G
2:00 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Sex and Gender"  Analyzes the similarities and differences between males and females, and how sex roles reflect social values and psychological knowledge.G
2:30 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Maturing and Aging"  Explains what really happens, physically and psychologically, as we age, and how society reacts to the last stages of life.G
3:00 am 
Curiosity Quest  "Movie Animatronics"  Join Joel on this life-like quest as he tours the Garner Holt Productions facility where movie animatronics are made. Get a sneak-peak into all the hard-work that goes into making creatures come to life. D
3:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Bulls, Bears, and Financial Markets"  Kids and bulls and bears, oh my! The Biz Kids examine stocks, bonds, commodities, and the markets where each of them are traded. You will discover various ways young people can get involved with the transactions, aim for profit, and avoid risk. Meet some successful entrepreneurs along the way. D
4:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Critter Control: Natural Ways to Repel Backyard Wildlife Pests (Atlanta & Athens, GA)"  Learning to live in harmony with nature becomes a bit more daunting when some of our furry friends are using our gardens and landscapes as their personal buffet. In this episode we explore natural ways to safely and humanely repel them for good. D
4:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "The Food Chain Game"  Aviva wants to build a food web for the African savannah, so she devises a game and Martin and Chris accept her challenge! They will each start as a blade of grass and climb to the top of the food web in a game of "Power Suit Creature Tag." As they play, the brothers boost their knowledge of the complex relationships between predators and prey as well as the differences between herbivores and carnivores. D
5:00 am 
Ciao Italia  "Umbrian Cooking/La Cucina Umbra"  Mary Ann travels to the "Green Heart of Italy," Umbria, where she teaches her eager culinary students the fine (and tasty) art of Strangozzi Pasta Spoleto Style, Stuffed Guinea Fowl, Farro with Vegetables and for dessert, a fabulous, custard-like Umbrian treat, Crescionda. Viva Italia!. D
5:30 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table  "The Joy of Canning"  P. Allen Smith's Aunt Genny shares her secrets of canning. Allen uses mandarin oranges to make one of his favorite marmalades that he then puts to use making a cake. Finally, he tours an old-fashioned canning company.G
6:00 am 
Globe Trekker  "Eastern Canada"  Our 3,000km journey starts on the Avalon Peninsula, in Newfoundland & Labrador, the oldest and most easterly part of North America. Though it was the first province discovered by Europeans, it was the last to join Canada in 1949 - a testimony to its independent spirit.G
7:00 am 
This Old House  "Exterior Improvements"  Mason Mark McCullough shows Norm how he's repointing the old brick foundation. Then Norm and Tom repair the sagging front porch. Kevin visits Community Rowing on the Charles River to see how they make the Cambridge pastime of rowing available to everyone. D
7:30 am 
American Woodshop  "Windsor Arrow Back Chairs"  Painted to perfection, these date back to the early 1800's. D
8:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Structure in the Garden"  Allen shows what he did to build a raised bed in his acre garden and leads the way to a poolside grotto. He also presents an interesting window box combination.G
8:30 am 
Glass with Vicki Payne  "Pop-Up Daises"  Sun catchers are fun little projects created out of small pieces of colored glass. Learn how to create a field of bright little sun catchers to adorn your windows or give as gifts. Today's tip shows you how to work with wire to create special effects for your stained glass projects. D
9:00 am 
Sewing with Nancy  "Serger Workshop, Part 2"  Take this serger workshop at your convenience-Nancy brings it to your home. Learn rolled hem and flatlock stitch basics as you serge samples for a workbook. Nancy and Pam Mahshie, Baby Lock's Educational Ambassador, join forces to bring you this serger workshop. D
9:30 am 
Scheewe Art Workshop  "Bottled Charm"  A charming still life with transparent bottles and carnations tucked in. Learn how to paint glass too! Watercolor. D
10:00 am 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "Famous African-Americans"  Louisiana is home to many famous African-Americans. Tiwanna Simpson introduces us to "King" Oliver, Mahalia Jackson, Fats Domino and Louis Armstrong. In West Africa, chicken was a festive dish served to honored guests. D
10:30 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Heirloom Tomatoes, Cheese and Ham Salad, Five-Minute Cherry Tomato Sauce, and Crab Stuffed Tomatoes. D
11:00 am 
Connect with English  "The Picnic/Prejudice"  Ramon and Rebecca have a nice chat at a picnic for the after-school program, but are interrupted when some racist kids taunt Vincent Wang for being Chinese.G
11:30 am 
Connect with English  "A Difficult Decision/Guitar Lessons"  Rebecca wants to give shared guitar lessons to Vincent and Alex, so the two friends can still see each other and the Wangs later agree to the guitar lessons.G
12:00 pm 
Science In Focus: Force and Motion  "On A Roll"  The force of gravity makes a ball roll when it is placed on an incline. In this workshop, first-grade students roll balls of different sizes, masses, and materials down ramps of varying heights, comparing their speeds. The students then experiment by replacing the ramp with a cardboard tube, and try to determine how the tube must be oriented to allow the ball to roll, much as it rolled down the ramp.G
1:00 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "Legacy of An Autocratic Ruler"  President Jackson's policy related to Native Americans. The Veil of Tears. Henry Clay's introduction of bill to renew charter of Bank of United States as ploy prior to presidential election of 1832. Jackson's veto of bill and reelection victory. Jackson's attempts to deplete power of bank after election. Van Buren, Jackson's successor, and economic crises. Political battles between the Whigs and Democrats; Harrison's election in 1840 and his brief tem in office; John Tyler, his successor.G
1:30 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "Revolution of a Different Sort"  Growth in population and surge in transportation and technology which occurs during the first half of the 18th century. Rising immigration, and incidence of nativism. Growth of canal system, emergence of railroads, and its priming of news industry. Industrialists, the emerging factory system, and its effect on workers and artisans.G
2:00 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Sex and Gender"  Analyzes the similarities and differences between males and females, and how sex roles reflect social values and psychological knowledge.G
2:30 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Maturing and Aging"  Explains what really happens, physically and psychologically, as we age, and how society reacts to the last stages of life.G
3:00 pm 
Curiosity Quest  "Movie Animatronics"  Join Joel on this life-like quest as he tours the Garner Holt Productions facility where movie animatronics are made. Get a sneak-peak into all the hard-work that goes into making creatures come to life. D
3:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Bulls, Bears, and Financial Markets"  Kids and bulls and bears, oh my! The Biz Kids examine stocks, bonds, commodities, and the markets where each of them are traded. You will discover various ways young people can get involved with the transactions, aim for profit, and avoid risk. Meet some successful entrepreneurs along the way. D
4:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Electric Accompany"  Annie hypnotizes Keith to sing an annoying jingle. The Electric Company needs to cure Keith in time for him to perform the song he wrote for his dad's birthday. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Model Behavior"  To protect themselves from Hacker's constant attempts to capture cybersite Happily-Ever-After, the King and his fairy-tale subjects construct a glass Skywall to keep Hacker out of the kingdom. But Hacker unfolds a brilliant scheme to crack open the Skywall - using the Wicked Witch's Voice! Can the kids use models to outwit Hacker before Wicked sings?!! The Big Idea: Make a model - a simplified version of something complicated - and you can easily and safely understand how it works. Math Topic: Using Models NCTM Links: Geometry. D
5:00 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New England: Spicy and Sweet in New England"  Take a trip with Lidia to Gloucester, Massachusetts, a fishing village with a large Italian population, and then visit Providence, Rhode Island, where Lidia goes to the Scialo Brothers' Bakery. Lidia makes Spaghetti with Lobster Sauce and tries the Scialo Brothers' recipe for Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes. D
5:30 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Grilling"  Bridget shows Chris how to make Grilled Thin-Cut Pork Chops and Grilled Potato Hobo Packs. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for grill tongs. Next, Chris shares the test kitchen's top new gadgets, and finally, Julia uncovers the secrets to Grilled Lemon Chicken. D
6:00 pm 
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails  "Dublin and Dun Laoghaire"  NULL
6:30 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Fonda Favorites"  These home-style dishes are a staple at the small restaurants known as "fondas" in Mexico - and delicious inspiration for busy cooks in American homes today. Make them once, and they'll become a simple but special treat in your own kitchen. Meatballs in Chipotle Sauce (Albondigas); White Rice and Fried Plantains; Tres Leches Cake. D
7:00 pm 
This Old House  "Exterior Improvements"  Mason Mark McCullough shows Norm how he's repointing the old brick foundation. Then Norm and Tom repair the sagging front porch. Kevin visits Community Rowing on the Charles River to see how they make the Cambridge pastime of rowing available to everyone. D
7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Munich and the Foothills of the Alps"  Rick visits boisterous markets and Baroque palaces, and watches office workers surf in the Isar River. In the foothills of the Alps, Rick visits Oberammergau and tours the fairy-tale castles of "mad" King Ludwig.G
8:00 pm 
Travelscope  "Thailand - Bangkok and the River Kwai"  Joseph begins his Thailand adventure in its bustling capital, Bangkok, with visit to markets, palaces and temples and then heads out of town to camps on the River Kwai in order to walk through Hellfire Pass and ride the Death Railway. D
8:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New England: Spicy and Sweet in New England"  Take a trip with Lidia to Gloucester, Massachusetts, a fishing village with a large Italian population, and then visit Providence, Rhode Island, where Lidia goes to the Scialo Brothers' Bakery. Lidia makes Spaghetti with Lobster Sauce and tries the Scialo Brothers' recipe for Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes. D
9:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Grilling"  Bridget shows Chris how to make Grilled Thin-Cut Pork Chops and Grilled Potato Hobo Packs. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for grill tongs. Next, Chris shares the test kitchen's top new gadgets, and finally, Julia uncovers the secrets to Grilled Lemon Chicken. D
9:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Thai Bird Chiles & Maple Syrup"  Guest Chef: Michael Schlow. Thai bird chile, the pepper that gives much of Asian cooking its heat, is paired with sweet maple syrup to create Ming's East-West recipes this week. In the kitchen, Ming updates his childhood favorite, Piggies-In-A-Blanket, with a touch of spicy heat. D
10:00 pm 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "Famous African-Americans"  Louisiana is home to many famous African-Americans. Tiwanna Simpson introduces us to "King" Oliver, Mahalia Jackson, Fats Domino and Louis Armstrong. In West Africa, chicken was a festive dish served to honored guests. D
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Munich and the Foothills of the Alps"  Rick visits boisterous markets and Baroque palaces, and watches office workers surf in the Isar River. In the foothills of the Alps, Rick visits Oberammergau and tours the fairy-tale castles of "mad" King Ludwig.G
11:00 pm 
China from the Inside  "Shifting Nature"  China faces mind-boggling challenges in the areas of health, pollution and nutrition. Part 3 of 4G
12:00 am 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
1:00 am 
Nightly Business Report   BP pleads guilty to criminal charges and will pay more than $4 billion dollars in fines for the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with Loyola University Law Professor Mitchell Crusto. China makes its once-a-decade leadership change just as the Chinese economy faces more internal and external pressures. D
1:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Keira Knightley (actress). D
2:00 am 
Aspen Institute Presents  "Arts and Culture: Art Matters"  Speakers: Stanley Tucci, Moby, Rocco Landesman. D
3:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
3:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Sally Field (actress) (Pt. 1). D
4:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "Education Special Part 2: Transformational Leaders"  Guests: Robert Balfanz, Ph.D., Research Scientist, Johns Hopkins University School of Education; Lindan B. Hill, Ph. D
4:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "Diverse Arguments for God"  I like arguments about God, whether based on science, philosophy or personal experience. I like to push and to be pushed, explore the possible existence of a Creator. I must also consider defeaters of God. D
5:00 am 
Doha Debates, The  "This House Believes Censorship Makes A Mockery Of"  NULL
6:00 am 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "Two Cheers For Super Pacs: Money In Politics Is Still Overregulated"  The product of two court decisions, Citizens United and SpeechNow.org V. FEC, Super PAC spending is on course to make 2012 the most expensive presidential election in history. These supercharged political action committees may spend and receive unlimited amounts of money from individuals, corporations, and unions to advocate for political candidates, as long as they are independent of the candidates' campaigns. D
7:00 am 
Summer Sun, Winter Moon   A symphony inspired by the Lewis and Clark expedition brings together two individuals from different worlds: Rob Kapilow, a celebrated composer trying to breathe new life into classical music, and Darrell Robes Kipp, a Blackfeet Indian poet fighting to save his language from extinction. SUMMER SUN, WINTER MOON tells the story of how their unexpected collaboration creates a unique work of art from the perspective of American Indians today. D
8:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
9:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "The Foothills"  The backdrop for Idaho's Statehouse and the city of Boise is also the instant getaway for people in the Treasure Valley with more than 10,000 acres set aside through a voter-approved levy and more than 135 miles of trails. Runners, walkers, mountain bikers, wildflower hunters, wildlife watchers and more make year around use of the Foothills, which merge into the Boise Ridge, topped by Bogus Basin Ski Resort.G
9:30 am 
Dialogue  "Election Recap 2012"  Marcia Franklin talks with Idaho reporters about the election results.G
10:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "Education Special Part 2: Transformational Leaders"  Guests: Robert Balfanz, Ph.D., Research Scientist, Johns Hopkins University School of Education; Lindan B. Hill, Ph. D
10:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "Diverse Arguments for God"  I like arguments about God, whether based on science, philosophy or personal experience. I like to push and to be pushed, explore the possible existence of a Creator. I must also consider defeaters of God. D
11:00 am 
Doha Debates, The  "This House Believes Censorship Makes A Mockery Of"  NULL
12:00 pm 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "Two Cheers For Super Pacs: Money In Politics Is Still Overregulated"  The product of two court decisions, Citizens United and SpeechNow.org V. FEC, Super PAC spending is on course to make 2012 the most expensive presidential election in history. These supercharged political action committees may spend and receive unlimited amounts of money from individuals, corporations, and unions to advocate for political candidates, as long as they are independent of the candidates' campaigns. D
1:00 pm 
Summer Sun, Winter Moon   A symphony inspired by the Lewis and Clark expedition brings together two individuals from different worlds: Rob Kapilow, a celebrated composer trying to breathe new life into classical music, and Darrell Robes Kipp, a Blackfeet Indian poet fighting to save his language from extinction. SUMMER SUN, WINTER MOON tells the story of how their unexpected collaboration creates a unique work of art from the perspective of American Indians today. D
2:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
3:00 pm 
3:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
4:00 pm 
Doha Debates, The  "This House Believes Censorship Makes A Mockery Of"  NULL
5:00 pm 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "Two Cheers For Super Pacs: Money In Politics Is Still Overregulated"  The product of two court decisions, Citizens United and SpeechNow.org V. FEC, Super PAC spending is on course to make 2012 the most expensive presidential election in history. These supercharged political action committees may spend and receive unlimited amounts of money from individuals, corporations, and unions to advocate for political candidates, as long as they are independent of the candidates' campaigns. D
6:00 pm 
Summer Sun, Winter Moon   A symphony inspired by the Lewis and Clark expedition brings together two individuals from different worlds: Rob Kapilow, a celebrated composer trying to breathe new life into classical music, and Darrell Robes Kipp, a Blackfeet Indian poet fighting to save his language from extinction. SUMMER SUN, WINTER MOON tells the story of how their unexpected collaboration creates a unique work of art from the perspective of American Indians today. D
7:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
8:00 pm 
8:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
9:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
10:00 pm 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "Two Cheers For Super Pacs: Money In Politics Is Still Overregulated"  The product of two court decisions, Citizens United and SpeechNow.org V. FEC, Super PAC spending is on course to make 2012 the most expensive presidential election in history. These supercharged political action committees may spend and receive unlimited amounts of money from individuals, corporations, and unions to advocate for political candidates, as long as they are independent of the candidates' campaigns. D
11:00 pm 
Summer Sun, Winter Moon   A symphony inspired by the Lewis and Clark expedition brings together two individuals from different worlds: Rob Kapilow, a celebrated composer trying to breathe new life into classical music, and Darrell Robes Kipp, a Blackfeet Indian poet fighting to save his language from extinction. SUMMER SUN, WINTER MOON tells the story of how their unexpected collaboration creates a unique work of art from the perspective of American Indians today. D

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