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December 16, 2011
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11:30 am 
Learning Math: Patterns, Functions & Algebra  "Solving Equations"  Look at different strategies for solving equations. Topics include the different meanings attributed to the equal sign and the strengths and limitations of different models for solving equations. Explore the connection between equality and balance, and practice solving equations by balancing, working backwards, and inverting operations.G

12:00 pm 
Engaging with Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 3-5  "Workshop 6. Beginning The Year"  The kind of classroom that supports active and engaged readers begins with seeds sown in the first few days of the school year. The teachers share their thoughts on specific ways to set the tone for the year, setting goals as they begin, communicating these goals with their students, and tailoring literary experiences to meet students. D

1:00 pm 
Place of Our Own  "Week In Review (Family and Medical Leave Act)"  NULL

1:30 pm 
Los Ninos En Su Casa  "Recuento Semanal (La Ley De Ausencia Familiar Y Medica)"  NULL

2:00 pm 
Human Condition  "Risky Business"  This program looks at the commonness of unexpected pregnancy, talking with the unwed mothers and mothers-to-be of Project Cradle and also explores the dangers of sexually transmitted disease (or STDs) and the use of a contraceptives.G

2:30 pm 
Human Condition  "The Code"  The episode discusses a primer on DNA and its role as the "blueprint" for each human being's general health, longevity, and physical appearance and explains how the Human Genome Project is helping scientists understand the functions of specific genes in an effort to identify the cause of genetic diseases.G

3:00 pm 
Saddle Club  "Race Against Time"  Verona sets out to prove that Phil is poisoning their horses so his club will have an advantage. The true cause of their horses' illness causes everyone to race to stop even worse consequences.G

3:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Money Math - Who Needs It?"  Math is a true building block in the business of your life. Whether you are calculating the tip on the restaurant bill, making change at your lemonade stand, or figuring out how to quickly grow your savings, it's all about the math in money. Visit with a handbag designer and meet students who are helping to save the environment. D

4:00 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Living Homegrown Fresh - Raising Food & Livestock in Urban Backyards"  Los Angeles, CA. - In today's world, we can eat out-of-season fruit and vegetables on any given day of the year. But there is a price to be paid for such luxuries. D

4:30 pm 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Chicken Rice Bowls"  Today we're going to show you how to make a bowl with an Asian flair. .Chicken Rice Bowls. D

5:00 pm 
Ciao Italia  "Nonna Galasso's Neapolitan Easter Bread / Casatiello alla Nonna Galasso"  There's no place like home, and no cook like Grandma Galasso. Mary Ann remembers her Nonna's traditional Easter treat when she prepares Grandma Galasso's Savory Filled Neapolitan Easter Bread. Stuffed with mouthwatering chunks of Mortadella and Provolone, it's a childhood memory come to life. D

5:30 pm 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "Slow River Dining"  Aboard the old steamer Haldenvassdraget, Andreas cruises the canals of southern Norway and the Halden River and reels in a boat-full of delicacies. Dishes include: steamed and grilled asparagus, multi-flavored fish cakes, a fish terrine and herbed roast chicken. D

6:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "The Czech Republic Off The Beaten Path"  Rick begins with a whirlwind round of Art Nouveau, local pub music, stinky cheese-tasting, river-rafting and peat-bathing in places like Olomouc, Moravsky Krumlov, Trebon and Konopiste.G

6:30 pm 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Buenos Aires, Argentina"  The style and verve of one of South America's most beautiful capitals is the focus of this episode that highlights Argentina's national dance, the tango, as well as the energy that its diverse population brings to the urban landscape. The HD lens brings to the fore the graceful and classic architecture of Buenos Aires, exemplified by the San Telmo neighborhood whose Sunday market is traditionally closed at sunset by an impromptu street band that marches through the streets, collecting dancers and revelers with its insistent drumbeats. At local tango parlors called milongas, Buenos Aires residents, known as portenos, lend an air of authenticity to the dance that grew up in the working class neighborhoods of the city. D

7:00 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Art and the Garden"  Allen spends time in New York with artist and author Robert Dash. They discuss the Madoo Conservancy, described as one of the 10 best gardens in America.G

7:30 pm 
This Old House  "Bedford Project, Part 10 of 16"  Master carpenter Norm Abram and general contractor Tom Silva rebuild the front door surround to eliminate rot and also to create a more attractive and historically accurate entranceway. Certified arborist Matt Foti inspects the ailing American beech tree, and finding die back and root compaction, prescribes deep root injections that will both amend and aerate the soil. Host Kevin O'Connor meets nurse-turned-general contractor Monica MacKenzie at an antique home she recently renovated in Hingham, Massachusetts. D

8:00 pm 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Chippendale Footstool"  The s-curve legs and ball and claw feet are the dramatic features of Tommy's Chippendale footstool. Many furniture makers get defeated by the ball and claw, but in this episode, Tommy stops by master carver Will Neptune's shop to get tips on an incredibly easy way to break it down.G

8:30 pm 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "Re-Fashioned"  Michele shares resourceful ways to refashion things from your closet to create brand new wearables for you and your home. Learn how to turn one old sweater into SEVERAL brand new, useful things; simple ways to mix up the "parts" of your clothing to create new looks; a new spin on the garden apron; and an easy way to repurpose clothes into stylish home decor. D

9:00 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Machine Needle Felting, Part 2"  NULL

9:30 pm 
Grand View  "Death Valley National Park"  Baumann treks into the mythical region known as Death Valley. Along his journey he meets Grace Goad, American Indian native to the region: Dave Heffner, California 49'rs historian: and Charles Callagen, Death Valley Interpretive ranger. Baumann concludes the show by painting 20 Mule Team Canyon. D

10:00 pm 
Simply Ming  "Sesame Paste"  Sesame in all forms is a common ingredient in Asian cuisine, and a sesame paste could almost be considered a Chinese version of peanut butter. Ming concocts a master recipe for Sesame Paste and creates Chicken-Cucumber Noodles and Sesame-Orange Pork Rice Noodles. While in Beijing, Ming visits with restaurateur Frank Chang to learn more about Chinese hot pot. D

10:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New Orleans: The Sicilian Quarter"  NULL

11:00 pm 
Democracy In America  "Modern Presidency: Tools of Power"  This program shows that the American Presidency has been transformed since the 1930s. Today, presidents are overtly active in the legislative process: they use the media to appeal directly to the people and they exercise leadership over an "institutional presidency" with thousands of aides. D

11:30 pm 
Democracy In America  "Bureaucracy: A Controversial Necessity"  This program reveals how the American bureaucracy delivers significant services directly to the people, how it has expanded in response to citizen demands for increased government services, and how bureaucrats sometimes face contradictory expectations that are difficult to satisfy. D

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December 16, 2011
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NOTE: When the Idaho Legislature is in session, programming on the Learn/Create and World channels may be pre-empted for live coverage from the House and Senate floors.
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