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February 17, 2012
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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 
In Search of the Novel  "Where Do Novels Come From?"  This program explores the genesis of characters, plot, themes, and interpretation from the novelist's point of view. Participants examine the relationship between the novel and the objective reality from which it may spring. D
4:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Magnetic Field"  The law of Biot and Sarvart, the force between electric currents, and Ampere's law. D
4:30 am 
Economics U$A  "John Maynard Keynes"  This program introduces Keynesian economic theory and analyzes the Depression. D
5:00 am 
BBC World News   NULL
5:30 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
6:00 am 
Functional Fitness with Suzanne Andrews  "Fat Burning 1"  NULL
6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Nothing to Fur But Fur Itself/Jetta's Project"  NOTHING TO FUR BUT FUR ITSELF - Clifford's Big Idea: Believe in Yourself Having been scared by a ghost movie, T-Bone resolves to not let fear get the better of him. That is easier said than done! JETTA'S PROJECT - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Respectful When Jetta decides she really wants to win a model-building contest, she uses her friendship with Charley and Emily to get her way. D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "The Blizzard/The Rat Who Came to Dinner"  A big blizzard comes to Elwood City, taking out the electricity (and--gasp--television!) and sending residents scrambling for supermarket supplies. Can neighbors find ways to help each other survive through the storm? In the second story, the unthinkable is happening. Arthur's teacher is moving in! After his roof collapses, Mr. Ratburn stays with the Reads in order to teach and grade Arthur every second of the day! Or so Arthur fears!. D
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Alice Covers Up/Carolina Picks A Lily"  Alice Covers Up - It's a pool party! Everyone is going, including Alice. until she becomes involved in a strange cover-up. Vocabulary: (E) (self)confiden(t)(ce), complexion, timid, outgoing, bashful (I) color, sort, brand, fair/fair-skinned, dye. D
8:00 am 
Curious George  "Surprise Quints/Muddy Monkey"  George keeps Mr. Quint busy while everyone prepares for his party. George refuses to take a bath.G
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Blue Feet Are Neat/A Little Reef Magic"  Blue Feet Are Neat - Nick and Sally are trying out their new blue rubber boots but they keep getting stuck in the mud! Cat knows just who can help them - Buster, the Blue-footed Booby bird. Buster is only too happy to show them how his wide, flat blue feet help him move easily over the muddy shore. With Cat's help to make their boots wide and flat, Sally and Nick can now walk across the mud without getting stuck - just like Buster! Reef Magic - Nick has difficulty learning a "disappearing" magic trick, when who should appear but The Cat in the Hat! He takes Nick and Sally to the coral reef of Scoobamareen. D
9:00 am 
Super Why!  "King Eddie Who Loved Spaghetti"  It's dinner time at Whyatt's house but things are not going well! He's perplexed when Mom and Dad say that what's on his plate isn't healthy. To find out why, the reading superheroes fly into the story King Eddie Who Loved Spaghetti and encounter a wacky king who only wants to eat one thing - spaghetti! As the super readers convince King Eddie taste new foods, Whyatt learns there's more to dinner than he had originally thought! Educational Objectives: To learn about healthy eating. Kids will uncover the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, learn what the word "ripe" means, and use the power to read to change the story. D
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Junior Conductor Jamboree/Troodon Train Day"  Junior Conductor Jamboree - Our kids ride the Dinosaur Train from one end of the line to the other, through all three Time Periods -- from the Cretaceous, through the Jurassic, to the Triassic. All along the way, they pick up friends who join them for a Junior Conductor Jamboree! Troodon Train Day - The Pteranodon family rides to Troodon Town to celebrate Troodon Train Day, where the main event is a concert by King Cryolophosaurus, giving his first performance in years! When King comes down with some last-minute jitters, Buddy and Tiny help him overcome his stage fright and he sings a medley of his hits, including the Dinosaur Train theme song!. D
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Stinky's Annual Birthday Flower"  Elmo and Zoe are coloring when they find out its Stinky the plant's birthday. Zoe and Elmo decide to get him a present. Elmo surprises Stinky by giving him a drum, but plants can't hold drumsticks. D
11:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "The Bug Club"  It's a special day at school, it's Bug Club Day! Sid and his friends use their magnifying glasses and discover ants, rolie polies, and caterpillars around the playground. D
11:30 am 
WordWorld  "Bed Bugs/Snug As A Bug"  Bed Bugs - When the bugs accidentally break Frog's brand new bed, they scramble to put it back together and make things right. Just one problem. They can't tell the letters 'b' and 'd' apart! Can they figure out which letter is which - and rebuild Frog's bed - before Frog returns home? Snug as a Bug - Frog helps insomniac Bug figure out the end of the rhyme "snug as a bug in a . D
12:00 pm 
Caillou  "Caillou The Musician"  Caillou Plays the Drums - Clementine's big brother Billy has a new drum set and is having lots of fun playing as loud as he can. He won't let Clementine and Caillou play his drums though, because he says they're not grown up enough. The two friends set out to prove him wrong, and once they put on their 'grownup costumes' he finally relents and lets them play. D
12:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "The Music Box: Switzerland"  The kids are having a yard sale, getting rid of old toys, books and clothes. Kioko shows up holding a prized possession-a music box from Switzerland. By accident, Ben includes the music box in a cardboard box of yard sale items-and the music box is sold! Kioko is sad and Ben wants to make things right, so he and Barney travel to Switzerland in search of a replacement gift. D
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Blue Feet Are Neat/A Little Reef Magic"  Blue Feet Are Neat - Nick and Sally are trying out their new blue rubber boots but they keep getting stuck in the mud! Cat knows just who can help them - Buster, the Blue-footed Booby bird. Buster is only too happy to show them how his wide, flat blue feet help him move easily over the muddy shore. With Cat's help to make their boots wide and flat, Sally and Nick can now walk across the mud without getting stuck - just like Buster! Reef Magic - Nick has difficulty learning a "disappearing" magic trick, when who should appear but The Cat in the Hat! He takes Nick and Sally to the coral reef of Scoobamareen. D
1:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Who's in the Hole?"  The show uses a clay animation fantasy world of Zabooland and the live-action outpost Animal Junction, where the Kratt Brothers and Zoboomafoo come together to explore world of animals and teach children how to make friends with them.G
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Surprise Quints/Muddy Monkey"  George keeps Mr. Quint busy while everyone prepares for his party. George refuses to take a bath.G
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Alice Covers Up/Carolina Picks A Lily"  Alice Covers Up - It's a pool party! Everyone is going, including Alice. until she becomes involved in a strange cover-up. Vocabulary: (E) (self)confiden(t)(ce), complexion, timid, outgoing, bashful (I) color, sort, brand, fair/fair-skinned, dye. D
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Friends Or Aunts"  Annie Scrambler and her aunt go head-to-head with Lisa and Hector on a semi-popular game show. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Robo-Camping/The Stew, The Proud...."  Robo-Camping - It's off to the woods for a serene camping trip with Becky, Violet, Tobey. and his robots. While the other campers attempt to rough it, Tobey commands his robots to do all of his tasks and create a luxurious weekend free from work. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Bass Class"  Martin and Chris are in the middle of a friendly competition to find Small-mouth and Large-mouth Bass when they meet Wild Kratts Kid, Gavin, who is fishing. Before they can join him, Zach Varmitech arrives and challenges them to a fishing contest. The Wild Kratts team must use their knowledge of bass biology to win the tournament fair and square. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Unhappily Ever After"  Hacker, longing again for Wicked, devises a deliciously dreadful plan to impress her: He sneaks into Happily-Ever-Afterville, uncovers the Book of Unhappy Endings, releases them across the site and crowns himself king! Wicked, duly impressed, becomes his Queen and together they delight as unhappy endings unfold. To rescue the site, the CyberSquad must get the Book back from Hacker to recapture the unhappy endings, and seal it inside 3 nesting boxes with precisely fitting lids . all before sundown! Of course, Hacker has destroyed the lids, but the kids enlist the carpentry skills of one of the Three Little Pigs. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Ruff Rocks The (Environmentally Sustainable) House!"  Ruff is excited about being invited to play rock music in South Carolina-that is, until he realizes that his Swedish environmentalist-rock-star-cousin Ruf Rufman was actually invited to perform instead. In order to convince Rf that he should play in the concert, Ruff sends Talia and Isaac to learn how to build a "green" doghouse. He then sends Sterling and Liza to rock n' roll band camp. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   The payroll tax cut gets extended through the end of the year. what it means for your paycheck and America's debt. White House Economist Alan Krueger talks to Washington Bureau Chief Darren Gersh. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:57 pm 
7:00 pm 
7:30 pm 
Need to Know   NULL
8:00 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
9:00 pm 
Michael Feinstein's American Songbook  "Saloon Singer"  Feinstein examines the allure of musical nightlife, from Mississippi juke joints to the neon lights of Las Vegas. He delves into the history of nightclub entertainment, looking at the Cotton Club and Sinatra's Rat Pack. He talks to pioneers of the form, including entertainer Rose Marie, and poet and author Maya Angelou, who once made her living doing a calypso club act in San Francisco.G
10:00 pm 
Prohibition  "A Nation of Hypocrites"  The law gives savvy gangsters a way to make huge profits with rival outfits wreaking havoc across the country. Al Capone holds press conferences and signs autographs. Wealthy Pauline Sabin unifies women of all classes to refute the notion all women support Prohibition. In 1932, Congress easily passes the 21st Amendment to repeal the 18th. Part 3 of 3G
2:00 am 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket  "A Barbecue at Violet's"  Hyacinth is sure that if she can break down Emmet's shyness, she will be offered a part in the musical even though the show is fully cast.G
2:30 am 
Mr. Bean  "Hair By Mr. Bean of London"  On a trip to the hairdresser, Bean is able to pocket some money and make a mess of other people's hair.G
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Winter Grit"  Adventure and grit tie together this collection of cold-weather activities captured on camera across Idaho. From extreme back-country skiing and avalanche assessment, to equestrian skijoring, ice climbing and heli-skiing, everything requires extra grit as well as specialized skills and a desire for adventure.G
3:30 am 
Dialogue  "Idaho's Lottery"  Almost half of Idahoans purchased a lottery ticket in the last 12 months. But is the Idaho Lottery a good bet for the state? The Idaho Legislature's Office of Performance Evaluations is releasing a report reviewing the agency's operations. This week on Dialogue, host Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with Jeffrey Anderson, the executive director of the Idaho Lottery, about that report and the future of Idaho's Lottery.G
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Big Bad Wolf Huffs and Puffs Slimey"  Oscar is getting ready to take Slimey to the mud hole, but ducks down to get his hiking boot. Just then, the 3 Little Pigs run by with the Big Bad Wolf chasing them. They get away, so instead of huffing and puffing at them, the wolf decides to huff and puff at Slimey. D
5:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Don't Forget The Leaves"  Everybody thinks flowers are special, but Sid wants to know: what makes leaves special? Sid and his friends investigate and discover that leaves are food for animals, they provide shade, and they help make nutrients so flowers and trees can grow!. D
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Alice Covers Up/Carolina Picks A Lily"  Alice Covers Up - It's a pool party! Everyone is going, including Alice. until she becomes involved in a strange cover-up. Vocabulary: (E) (self)confiden(t)(ce), complexion, timid, outgoing, bashful (I) color, sort, brand, fair/fair-skinned, dye. D
6:00 am 
Nature  "The Himalayas"  Despite their forbidding appearance, the mountains, which are considered sacred, are rich with a surprising array of plants and animals. Snow leopards, red pandas, Asiatic black bears, musk deer, snub-nosed monkeys, Tibetan foxes and high-flying birds populate the heights. Great valleys draw warm wet air in from the tropics, creating rainforests at 8,000 feet, each one a tropical paradise like the long-sought Shangri-la.G
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Paris: Grand & Intimate"  Rick marvels at masterpieces in the Louvre, strolls the Champs-Elysees, and explores a Parisian neighborhood.G
7:30 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "The Great Rivers of Europe: Nuremberg to Linz"  Burt starts off in Nuremberg with visits to the 900 year old Imperial Castle, the open farmers' market and his favorite spice cookie shop. Then he sails to Regensburg to visit the remains of an ancient Roman fort. Next he cruises through the Danube Gorge to Weltenburg Abbey where the Benedictine monks have been brewing one of Europe's great beers since 1050. D
8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Desert Descent: Chile's Atacama"  NULL
8:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Grilled Cheese Sandwiches"  Today we're making the ultimate rainy day comfort food: a grilled cheese sandwich. These sandwiches are the most sought after sandwiches in America and have been around for so long that the whole month of April is considered National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Month. Can you believe it? Yes, a month long celebration for grilled-to-perfection toasty bread with a melted, gooey cheesy center. D
9:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Composting 101 and Beyond"  Seattle, WA. - Healthy plants start with healthy soil, and the single best amendment you can add to any soil is compost. It's full of the primary nutrients your plants need, along with beneficial microorganisms no manufactured product can provide. D
9:30 am 
This American Land  "Whitewater, Wading Birds, Wildlife Brigades"  The show heads to Colorado, and one of the most breathtaking places most people have never heard of.G
10:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Breakfast Show Stoppers"  Bridget Lancaster updates a lost recipe and shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Monkey Bread. then, equipment expert Adam Reid reviews toasters, and tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of decaf coffee. Finally, Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making a Dutch Baby at home. D
10:30 am 
Tracks Ahead  "The Mollibahn"  Ride the route of royalty through the countryside and streets of northern Germany; visit a great O gauge club in New York; ride into the Kentucky hills; and stop for a concert on top of Colorado's LaVeta pass. D
11:00 am 
Song of the Mountains   Anderson & Strickland; Randy Waller; Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice. D
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Stinky's Annual Birthday Flower"  Elmo and Zoe are coloring when they find out its Stinky the plant's birthday. Zoe and Elmo decide to get him a present. Elmo surprises Stinky by giving him a drum, but plants can't hold drumsticks. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Junior Conductor Jamboree/Troodon Train Day"  Junior Conductor Jamboree - Our kids ride the Dinosaur Train from one end of the line to the other, through all three Time Periods -- from the Cretaceous, through the Jurassic, to the Triassic. All along the way, they pick up friends who join them for a Junior Conductor Jamboree! Troodon Train Day - The Pteranodon family rides to Troodon Town to celebrate Troodon Train Day, where the main event is a concert by King Cryolophosaurus, giving his first performance in years! When King comes down with some last-minute jitters, Buddy and Tiny help him overcome his stage fright and he sings a medley of his hits, including the Dinosaur Train theme song!. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Molly's Dance Show"  The curtain rises on Princess Pea's dance recital but she's too scared to come out of the wings! Super Why and his friends head into the story Molly's Dance Show to meet a ballerina doll with similar stage fright. When Molly's dreams of performing come true, thanks to a fairy princess and some magic slippers, Princess Presto wonders what it will take for her to have confidence, too. Educational Objectives: To learn about self-confidence. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Blue Feet Are Neat/A Little Reef Magic"  Blue Feet Are Neat - Nick and Sally are trying out their new blue rubber boots but they keep getting stuck in the mud! Cat knows just who can help them - Buster, the Blue-footed Booby bird. Buster is only too happy to show them how his wide, flat blue feet help him move easily over the muddy shore. With Cat's help to make their boots wide and flat, Sally and Nick can now walk across the mud without getting stuck - just like Buster! Reef Magic - Nick has difficulty learning a "disappearing" magic trick, when who should appear but The Cat in the Hat! He takes Nick and Sally to the coral reef of Scoobamareen. D
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Voyage of the Butterflier XT"  Using Aviva's newly invented Butterflier XT, the miniaturized Kratt Brothers embark on the most incredible insect voyage in the world - the Monarch butterfly's 2,000 mile migration.G
3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "A River Flow"  Develop and eye for composition and perspective while painting a mountain river scene.G
3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play Henry Mancini's "Days Of Wine And Roses" and the signature lick from "The Addams Family Theme." Featured guests include Jack Widner, Karl Propst and Lori Mechem. D
4:00 pm 
The Desert Speaks  "Royal Road Across The Frontier"  In the second part of the journey along the ancient highway, learn about the traditional hot springs of Aguas Calientes that gave the ancient traveler a brief respite from the dry, dusty roads. While the springs no longer exist, the town still marks the boundary between the lush green landscape behind and the dry dangerous desert frontier that looms ahead. The first stop in the desert is the mining town of Zacatecas. D
4:30 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Winter Grit"  Adventure and grit tie together this collection of cold-weather activities captured on camera across Idaho. From extreme back-country skiing and avalanche assessment, to equestrian skijoring, ice climbing and heli-skiing, everything requires extra grit as well as specialized skills and a desire for adventure.G
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
Nature  "The Himalayas"  Despite their forbidding appearance, the mountains, which are considered sacred, are rich with a surprising array of plants and animals. Snow leopards, red pandas, Asiatic black bears, musk deer, snub-nosed monkeys, Tibetan foxes and high-flying birds populate the heights. Great valleys draw warm wet air in from the tropics, creating rainforests at 8,000 feet, each one a tropical paradise like the long-sought Shangri-la.G
7:00 pm 
Wild!  "The Great Elephant Gathering"  This film captures the stunning natural phenomenon of wild Sri Lankan elephants assembling in large numbers every year, a behavior found in very few places around the world. But with a dwindling elephant population and the encroachment of their natural habitat and food by an expanding human population, the gathering could be under threat.G
8:00 pm 
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
9:00 pm 
Wild Caribbean  "Secret Shores"  This miniseries explores the Caribbean's rich mix of natural life. The final episode journeys from the rainforests of the Panama Canal to the Barrier Reef of the Americas, the world's second-largest coral system. Part 4 of 4G
10:00 pm 
Himalaya with Michael Palin  "Passage By India"  Palin detours into Punjab to reach the only official border crossing between Pakistan and India and then travels to nearby Amritsar, the Sikh citadel and site of the Golden Temple. He takes the toy train, "the Himalayan Queen," to Shimla, then north to Kashmir. He heads to Dharamsala for an audience with the Dalai Lama. Part 2 of 6G
11:00 pm 
Nature  "The Himalayas"  Despite their forbidding appearance, the mountains, which are considered sacred, are rich with a surprising array of plants and animals. Snow leopards, red pandas, Asiatic black bears, musk deer, snub-nosed monkeys, Tibetan foxes and high-flying birds populate the heights. Great valleys draw warm wet air in from the tropics, creating rainforests at 8,000 feet, each one a tropical paradise like the long-sought Shangri-la.G
2:00 am 
Western Tradition  "The Enlightened Despots"  Many of Europe's rulers see the need for reform, although not at the expense of surrendering any of their powers.G
2:30 am 
Western Tradition  "The Enlightenment"  Intellectuals come to believe that it is possible to change the world with theories.G
3:00 am 
Human Condition  "Germ Warfare"  This program examines the increasing incidence of infectious germ-borne illnesses that occur in industrialized and developing countries and discusses how society reacts to infectious diseases and outlines the role of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.G
3:30 am 
Human Condition  "The Modern Plague"  The program recounts medical science's search for the cause of a mysterious illness that seemed to affect only gay young men in the early 1980s and describes how the disease AIDS and the human immunodeficiency virus that causes it were identified, as well as modes of transmission.G
4:00 am 
Saddle Club  "Horse Shy"  Stevie and Carole try to help Lisa overcome her fear of cantering. When her friends need help, it is a spur to accomplishment.G
4:30 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
5:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Composting 101 and Beyond"  Seattle, WA. - Healthy plants start with healthy soil, and the single best amendment you can add to any soil is compost. It's full of the primary nutrients your plants need, along with beneficial microorganisms no manufactured product can provide. D
5:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Doggie Treats"  You don't have to just make people food in your kitchen, you can make doggie treats as well. Today we're making doggie treats, and doggie brownies for Hans's Birthday Party. And we've invited some of Hans's friends too!. D
6:00 am 
Ciao Italia  "Roast Pork, Tuscan Style/Arista!"  Mary Ann travels to Tuscany to host a group of eager students who want to experience terrific Tuscan-style cooking. They team up to create Tuscan Black Cabbage Soup -Ribollita, Roast Pork, Tuscan-style, called Arista, Sauteed Mushrooms, a delicate Zucchini Tart, and for dessert, what else but Tuscany's most famous cookie, Biscotti di Prato. D
6:30 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "Western Norway: A World of Apples"  Host Andreas Viestad visits Hardanger, the "apple orchard" of Western Norway. Andreas makes an apple drink and bakes a traditional sourdough bread in an old wood-fired oven and prepares a hot apple dessert. D
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Surprising Bulgaria"  Rick finds a time warp of old and new chic shops in the city, and donkey carts in the country.G
7:30 am 
Grannies On Safari  "Peru - Its Coastal Cultural Heritage"  Watch the Grannies as they move about Peru's Atlantic coast and explore cosmopolitan Lima - its culture and history. Experience the Afro-Peruvian community in El Carmen and visit with well-known musical, visual and performance artists. Regina reconnects with an old friend who creates marionettes that tell stories of old. D
8:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Mystery"  Smith shows how to evoke curiosity and expectation in the garden and provides examples. He offers helpful information on citronella geraniums, grafting Japanese maples and an easy way to plant potatoes.G
8:30 am 
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
9:00 am 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Pie Crust Tray"  NULL
9:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Exterior Accessories"  We just can't stop accessorizing so now your exterior is going to get some sprucing up tips! We begin by dressing up a garage door. Then, it's all about vinyl trim details to change the look or style of your home. Next, it's a lesson on adding stone details and mixing grout. D
10:00 am 
Sewing with Nancy  "Column Quilts, Part 1"  Make an easy quilt with columns of color and square inserts. Nancy explains the simple process of quilting in columns instead of the traditional squares, triangles, and blocks. The color flow is continuous with one color leading into another color. D
10:30 am 
Grand View  "North Cascades National Park"  This episode explores the dynamic features of the North Cascades. This beautiful park is home to jagged peaks, deep valleys, cascading waterfalls and over 700 glaciers; It is also renown for it's unbelievable hikes. Baumann is accompanied by park ranger, Ryan Booth and Sherman Williams Sr, as they discuss the landscape of this beautiful region; Paula Ogden-Muse, national park ecologist; and Native American, Dorothy Stark, reveal the details of the region's natural and human history. D
11:00 am 
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
11:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "USA: Italy's Crowd Pleasers"  NULL
12:00 pm 
Learning Science Through Inquiry  "Bring It All Together: Processing for Meaning During Inquiry"  Making meaning from investigations and experience requires that you guide student dialogue, encouraging your students to make connections, draw conclusions, and ask new questions. This program looks at the rationale for this kind of processing, and strategies that can help students construct new mental frameworks.G
1:00 pm 
In Search of the Novel  "What's In It for Me?"  A novel can transport readers to other places and times, real or imaginary, allowing the readers to meet people and experience life in many different ways. In this program, teachers explore ways to help students respond to novels on deeply personal levels. D
2:00 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Industrial Revolution"  Technology and mass production create a new kind of wealth and a new kind of servitude.G
2:30 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Industrial World"  Industry transforms Europe, from the heights of political power to the details of everyday life.G
3:00 pm 
Human Condition  "Germ Warfare"  This program examines the increasing incidence of infectious germ-borne illnesses that occur in industrialized and developing countries and discusses how society reacts to infectious diseases and outlines the role of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.G
3:30 pm 
Human Condition  "The Modern Plague"  The program recounts medical science's search for the cause of a mysterious illness that seemed to affect only gay young men in the early 1980s and describes how the disease AIDS and the human immunodeficiency virus that causes it were identified, as well as modes of transmission.G
4:00 pm 
Saddle Club  "Horse Shy"  Stevie and Carole try to help Lisa overcome her fear of cantering. When her friends need help, it is a spur to accomplishment.G
4:30 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
5:00 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Composting 101 and Beyond"  Seattle, WA. - Healthy plants start with healthy soil, and the single best amendment you can add to any soil is compost. It's full of the primary nutrients your plants need, along with beneficial microorganisms no manufactured product can provide. D
5:30 pm 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Doggie Treats"  You don't have to just make people food in your kitchen, you can make doggie treats as well. Today we're making doggie treats, and doggie brownies for Hans's Birthday Party. And we've invited some of Hans's friends too!. D
6:00 pm 
Ciao Italia  "Roast Pork, Tuscan Style/Arista!"  Mary Ann travels to Tuscany to host a group of eager students who want to experience terrific Tuscan-style cooking. They team up to create Tuscan Black Cabbage Soup -Ribollita, Roast Pork, Tuscan-style, called Arista, Sauteed Mushrooms, a delicate Zucchini Tart, and for dessert, what else but Tuscany's most famous cookie, Biscotti di Prato. D
6:30 pm 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "Western Norway: A World of Apples"  Host Andreas Viestad visits Hardanger, the "apple orchard" of Western Norway. Andreas makes an apple drink and bakes a traditional sourdough bread in an old wood-fired oven and prepares a hot apple dessert. D
7:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Surprising Bulgaria"  Rick finds a time warp of old and new chic shops in the city, and donkey carts in the country.G
7:30 pm 
Grannies On Safari  "Peru - Its Coastal Cultural Heritage"  Watch the Grannies as they move about Peru's Atlantic coast and explore cosmopolitan Lima - its culture and history. Experience the Afro-Peruvian community in El Carmen and visit with well-known musical, visual and performance artists. Regina reconnects with an old friend who creates marionettes that tell stories of old. D
8:00 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Mystery"  Smith shows how to evoke curiosity and expectation in the garden and provides examples. He offers helpful information on citronella geraniums, grafting Japanese maples and an easy way to plant potatoes.G
8:30 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
9:00 pm 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Pie Crust Tray"  NULL
9:30 pm 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Exterior Accessories"  We just can't stop accessorizing so now your exterior is going to get some sprucing up tips! We begin by dressing up a garage door. Then, it's all about vinyl trim details to change the look or style of your home. Next, it's a lesson on adding stone details and mixing grout. D
10:00 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Column Quilts, Part 1"  Make an easy quilt with columns of color and square inserts. Nancy explains the simple process of quilting in columns instead of the traditional squares, triangles, and blocks. The color flow is continuous with one color leading into another color. D
10:30 pm 
Grand View  "North Cascades National Park"  This episode explores the dynamic features of the North Cascades. This beautiful park is home to jagged peaks, deep valleys, cascading waterfalls and over 700 glaciers; It is also renown for it's unbelievable hikes. Baumann is accompanied by park ranger, Ryan Booth and Sherman Williams Sr, as they discuss the landscape of this beautiful region; Paula Ogden-Muse, national park ecologist; and Native American, Dorothy Stark, reveal the details of the region's natural and human history. D
11:00 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
11:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "USA: Italy's Crowd Pleasers"  NULL
2:00 am 
2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Robin Fryday (filmmaker) / Lucy Walker (filmmaker). D
3:00 am 
Lost Cave Temples   In this second National Geographic Special for public television, filmmaker Liesl Clark documents her husband, seven-time Everest summiter Pete Athans, and big-wall climber Renan Ozturk, who take on the job of climbing into the crumbling caves. They search for the nine legendary cave temples called "Kabumm." Hoping to preserve rare texts, the team is interrupted by a posse of local horsemen who object to the intrusion of a sacred area.G
4:00 am 
Pact   Inspired by The New York Times bestseller, THE PACT centers on the gritty and provocative true-life story of three African-American friends from Newark, New Jersey, who overcame poverty, criminal records and drug-addicted parents in their quest for a medical degree. This was no easy feat considering 50% of students in their school dropped out before the 9th grade. Today, physicians Sampson Davis and Rameck Hunt, and dentist George Jenkins, share their success stories in the hopes of motivating inner-city kids to avoid gangs and drugs and lift themselves out of poverty through education. D
5:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "Stories from the Arab Spring: Will Democracy Take Hold?"  Guests: Josh Muravchik, Fellow at the George W. Bush Institute, author of The Next Founders: Voices of Democracy in the Middle East; Michele Dunne, Executive Director of the Rafik Harriri Center for the Middle East at the Atlantic Council. Segments from interviews with Egyptian and Tunisian dissidents about their fight for freedom and the outcome of the Arab Spring are woven together with a discussion of the current outlook for democracy movements in the Middle East with two long-time scholars of the region. D
5:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "The Mystery of Existence?"  Call all-that-exists "something." Why is there "something" rather than "nothing"? The question haunts me. Why is there anything at all?. D
6:00 am 
Slavery By Another Name   Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book of the same name by Douglas A. Blackmon, this film explores the post-Emancipation era and the labor practices and laws that effectively create a new form of slavery in the South, which persists well into the 20th century. This "neoslavery" sentences African-Americans to forced labor for violating an array of laws that criminalized every day behavior. Actor Laurence Fishburne narrates.G
7:30 am 
Independent Lens  "The Order of Myths"  At America's oldest Mardi Gras - celebrated each year in Mobile, Alabama -- events remain segregated between white and black residents. This program looks beneath the surface of pageantry and reveals a complex story about race relations and the ever-present racial divide that persists in America. D
9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Winter Grit"  Adventure and grit tie together this collection of cold-weather activities captured on camera across Idaho. From extreme back-country skiing and avalanche assessment, to equestrian skijoring, ice climbing and heli-skiing, everything requires extra grit as well as specialized skills and a desire for adventure.G
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Idaho's Lottery"  Almost half of Idahoans purchased a lottery ticket in the last 12 months. But is the Idaho Lottery a good bet for the state? The Idaho Legislature's Office of Performance Evaluations is releasing a report reviewing the agency's operations. This week on Dialogue, host Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with Jeffrey Anderson, the executive director of the Idaho Lottery, about that report and the future of Idaho's Lottery.G
11:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "Stories from the Arab Spring: Will Democracy Take Hold?"  Guests: Josh Muravchik, Fellow at the George W. Bush Institute, author of The Next Founders: Voices of Democracy in the Middle East; Michele Dunne, Executive Director of the Rafik Harriri Center for the Middle East at the Atlantic Council. Segments from interviews with Egyptian and Tunisian dissidents about their fight for freedom and the outcome of the Arab Spring are woven together with a discussion of the current outlook for democracy movements in the Middle East with two long-time scholars of the region. D
11:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "The Mystery of Existence?"  Call all-that-exists "something." Why is there "something" rather than "nothing"? The question haunts me. Why is there anything at all?. D
12:00 pm 
Slavery By Another Name   Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book of the same name by Douglas A. Blackmon, this film explores the post-Emancipation era and the labor practices and laws that effectively create a new form of slavery in the South, which persists well into the 20th century. This "neoslavery" sentences African-Americans to forced labor for violating an array of laws that criminalized every day behavior. Actor Laurence Fishburne narrates.G
1:30 pm 
Independent Lens  "The Order of Myths"  At America's oldest Mardi Gras - celebrated each year in Mobile, Alabama -- events remain segregated between white and black residents. This program looks beneath the surface of pageantry and reveals a complex story about race relations and the ever-present racial divide that persists in America. D
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
Alma's Jazzy Marriage   In ALMA'S JAZZY MARRIAGE, Alma Foster recalls her life with her husband, seminal jazz bassist George "Pops" Foster. Foster popularized the slap bass style, an innovation which changed jazz's rhythm section forever. ALMA'S JAZZY MARRIAGE is a behind the scenes look at some of the giants of jazz, told from a woman's perspective - from Harlem in the 1920s and '30s, through hilarious road trips and life in San Francisco. D
5:30 pm 
Basic Black  "Live"  This week on Basic Black: in the middle of Black History Month, we ask the question posed by the provocative new film premiering on PBS' Independent Lens series: Is Black History Month still necessary? The film More Than A Month is a chronicle of filmmaker Shukree Hassan Tilghman?s one-man quest to end Black History Month. This program will be a special national live broadcast on WGBH's World channel, and is a collaboration with The Root.com, a leading online source for news and commentary from an African American perspective. D
6:00 pm 
Stokes: An American Dream   STOKES: AN AMERICAN DREAM profiles two African-American brothers who changed the course of American politics - Louis and Carl Stokes. Carl, the first black mayor of a major American city, and Louis, the first black U.S. congressman from Ohio, overcame humble beginnings in their pursuit of high political office. D
6:30 pm 
Independent Lens  "The Order of Myths"  At America's oldest Mardi Gras - celebrated each year in Mobile, Alabama -- events remain segregated between white and black residents. This program looks beneath the surface of pageantry and reveals a complex story about race relations and the ever-present racial divide that persists in America. D
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Not In Our Town: Class Actions   The program, part of an intermittent series on human rights, profiles students and community members who are creating change in the wake of racism, anti-Semitism, and the traumatic consequences of bullying.G
11:30 pm 
Independent Lens  "The Order of Myths"  At America's oldest Mardi Gras - celebrated each year in Mobile, Alabama -- events remain segregated between white and black residents. This program looks beneath the surface of pageantry and reveals a complex story about race relations and the ever-present racial divide that persists in America. D

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