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2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Surprise Surprise/A Howling Good Time"  Surprise Surprise - Try as they might, Nick and Sally just can't learn to do a somersault. Luckily Cat's friend Luis the Armadillo is the king of the roly polys! But when they find Luis, they learn that he only rolls when he gets surprised. They take turns trying to surprise him, and when they finally do, they're the ones surprised when they learn that not only can Luis roll, but he can even run underwater! Back at home, they follow Luis' advice and are now able to somersault! A Howling Good Time - Nick and Sally are pretending to be lost adventurers when Sally wonders what to do if you really do get lost. D

2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Tazzy Chris"  When Martin and Chris assist the Tasmanian Wildlife Service in tagging endangered Tasmanian Devils, they discover that Zach Varmitech has been kidnapping them to create a ferocious new Zachbot. Science Concepts: A healthy ecosystem has both predators and scavengers. Scavengers are animals that eat mostly other dead animals. D

3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Sunset on the Mangroves"  Learn Wyland's techniques for painting a vibrant sunset and background imagery.G

3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play a blues chord progression often used in jazz tunes, an easy bluesy-sounding trick for your right hand and the signature lick from Marc Cohn's "Walking In Memphis." We also go on-location with five-time Grammy nominee, David Benoit, and gain his insights on what it's like performing in a major concert tour. Other featured artists include Bradley Sowash, Dave Powers and David Tolley. D

4:00 pm 
Echoes of a Bitter Crossing: Lewis & Clark In Idaho   The two months the Lewis and Clark expediiton spent in Idaho on the way to the Pacific Ocean are the focus of this IdahoPTV production. National experts gather on the trail to discuss the expedition and locate sites the explorers visited. A reenactment on the Bitterroot part of the trail and a dugout canoe trip on the Clearwater River recall historic atmosphere.G

5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Building Pharaoh's Chariot"  A team of archaeologists, engineers, woodworkers and horse trainers builds and tests two accurate replicas of Egyptian royal chariots. Driving them to their limits in the desert outside Cairo, NOVA's experts test the claim that the chariot marks a crucial turning point in ancient military history.G

7:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Hidden Motives"  Alda visits scientists who study why people do the things they do, exploring how the unconscious determines behavior.G

7:30 pm 
Make:  "Aerial Kite Photography"  Chris Benton takes aerial photographs by rigging remote-controlled cameras to high-flying kites. Junji Koyama plays flutes he makes out of carrots, peppers and broccoli.G

8:00 pm 
Scientific American Frontiers  "Life's Little Questions II"  Why can't you tickle yourself? If tickling isn't social, why are we ticklish in the first place? What is laughter and why do we laugh? Why can't scientists cure the common cold? Why does wet sand rise in a halo around your feet when you walk on the shore? Why do Brazil nuts always rise to the top of a can of mixed nuts? Why do coffee spills leave rings when they dry?G

9:00 pm 
Inventions That Shook The World  "The 1910s"  Saving lives and taking lives are the hallmarks of this decade. The umbrella supplies the inspiration for a new device that lets airplane pilots parachute to safety. Sonar navigation comes to the aid of ships at sea; and a garment manufacturer develops the first safety hood to protect firefighters inside burning buildings.G

10:00 pm 
NOVA  "Building Pharaoh's Chariot"  A team of archaeologists, engineers, woodworkers and horse trainers builds and tests two accurate replicas of Egyptian royal chariots. Driving them to their limits in the desert outside Cairo, NOVA's experts test the claim that the chariot marks a crucial turning point in ancient military history.G

11:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Hidden Motives"  Alda visits scientists who study why people do the things they do, exploring how the unconscious determines behavior.G

11:30 pm 
Make:  "Aerial Kite Photography"  Chris Benton takes aerial photographs by rigging remote-controlled cameras to high-flying kites. Junji Koyama plays flutes he makes out of carrots, peppers and broccoli.G

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