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January 21, 2012
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9:00 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Cayman Islands"  As Christopher Columbus was sailing back to Spain at the end of his fourth and final voyage to the New World, a storm came up between Panama and Haiti and pushed him off course. It pushed him to the west, directly into the islands that are now known as the Cayman Islands. Burt tours the island and discovers the history of scuba diving as he swims with the stingrays. D

9:30 am 
OpenRoad  "Catalina"  Catalina Escape - Learn about the history, nature and potential for adventure on Southern California's Catalina Island. Best of the West - Roadside attractions - Litto's Hubcap Ranch in Napa County, Forestiere Underground Gardens and the memorial to 19th century botanist, David Douglas, in Hawaii. Legend of the West - Artist, Lu Huan. D

10:00 am 
Travelscope  "St. Vincent & the Grenadines - Close to Home, but a World Away"  Thirty-two beautiful islands, off the beaten track, yet in your backyard, is what Joseph discovers on his St. Vincent & the Grenadines adventure. These stunning Caribbean isles offer a wide range of water activities from snorkeling and diving to swimming and sailing. D

10:30 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "New York City"  New York City is the world epicenter for money, creativity and culture. Burt takes a bite of the Big Apple, tells you how it came to be and takes you from the tip of the island to Central Park. Learn about the city's architectural heritage and how a nation of immigrants contributed to the gastronomy of the island. D

11:00 am 
Primary Sources: Workshops In American History  "The Virginia Company: America's Corporate Beginning"  How can primary sources illuminate historical events? This workshop tells the story of Jamestown, a less-than-successful example of America's capitalist beginnings and a colony as a business operation. Drawing on contemporary accounts, workshop participants assume the roles of colonists and shareholders to argue the future of the Virginia Company's settlement at Jamestown.G

12:00 pm 
Growing Old in a New Age  "Illness and Disability"  Examines chronic health problems and availability of supportive services. Older people discuss how they cope with physical and mental illness and face tough decisions regarding institutionalization and costs of long-term care. D

1:00 pm 
Arts In Every Classroom, The: A Video Library, K-5  "Developing An Arts-Based Unit"  A team of first– and second–grade teachers at Lusher Alternative Elementary School in New Orleans plans a year–end project that will let students show what they have learned in science, math, and English. The students write and perform an original play, using a painting by Breughel and an opera by Stravinsky as their starting points. D

1:30 pm 
Arts In Every Classroom, The: A Video Library, K-5  "Working with Local Artists"  Students and teachers at P.S. 156 (The Waverly School of the Arts) in Brooklyn, New York, benefit from the school. D

2:00 pm 
Teaching Channel   Watch an experienced teacher improve her teaching over four weeks of coaching. Students learn the importance of descriptive details in a writing lesson. See the synergy of poetry and performance in one classroom. D

3:00 pm 
Economics U$A  "Monetary Policy"  Three Federal Reserve Chairmen — Arthur Burns, Paul Volcker, and Alan Greenspan — are examined. Updated 2002. D

3:30 pm 
Economics U$A  "Stabilization Policy"  This program covers the debate between monetarists and Keynesians, supply-side economics, and the 1985 Bonn Economic Summit. D

4:00 pm 
Ethics In America II  "Risk, Reward, Responsibility: Ethics In Business"  Should the executives at Casablanca Cruise Lines have asbestos removed from their ships by a company based in the former Soviet republic of Novostan? The cost would be $80 million less than if an American company were used, but Novostani standards of worker safety are far less rigorous. What should executives at MaxiCorp disclose about accidents in cars using their device, which doubles the mileage of cars in which it is installed, when they have no idea whether their device is contributing to the accidents? And what should executives at Wowie Info do when the authoritarian government of Jaigunda demands the name of a Jaigundan customer who has been using Wowie?G

5:00 pm 
Smart Travels - Pacific Rim With Rudy Maxa  "Maui and Hawaii's Big Island"  Rudy makes reservations to travel the Pacific, beginning in Hawaii where he takes the twisting road to Hana with its cascading waterfalls. On the Big Island he looks for petroglyphs and peers into the world's most active volcano from a helicopter.G

5:30 pm 
Smart Travels - Pacific Rim With Rudy Maxa  "Oahu and Kauai"  Rudy explores Hawaii's Polynesian roots, remembers World War II and pays homage to King Kamehameha. On The Garden Island, he hikes the Waimea Canyon.G

6:00 pm 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Greek Islands"  Rudy island-hops the Aegean by ferry. Santorini sits on the rim of a still active volcano. At Akrotiri, archeologists uncover a city frozen in time by an eruption.G

6:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Bermuda"  Only six hundred miles off the coast of Carolina, Bermuda is an ideal island resort for a quick and easy getaway -- packed with interesting historical sites, beach front dining and lots of local food specialties. D

7:00 pm 
OpenRoad  "Hawaii Volcanoes and Midway"  Hawaiian Heat- After a lava gathering expedition on the long-active Kilauea volcano, Doug ventures out to the distant island of Midway in search of wildlife and World War II history. Best of the West - Top 10 Hawaiian beaches. Legend of the West - Keith Fraser, the Lord of the Sea. D

7:30 pm 
Travelscope  "Fiji - Island Hopping"  Travelscope goes island hopping. From the romantic private island of Matangi to the pristine waters of Jean-Michel Cousteau's resort, Joseph snorkels through amazing coral reefs and shares a kava ceremony with a local chief. D

8:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Micronesia"  Megan's first stop on the chain of more than 2,000 islands is on Guam, site of a U.S. military base.G

9:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Cayman Islands"  As Christopher Columbus was sailing back to Spain at the end of his fourth and final voyage to the New World, a storm came up between Panama and Haiti and pushed him off course. It pushed him to the west, directly into the islands that are now known as the Cayman Islands. Burt tours the island and discovers the history of scuba diving as he swims with the stingrays. D

9:30 pm 
OpenRoad  "Catalina"  Catalina Escape - Learn about the history, nature and potential for adventure on Southern California's Catalina Island. Best of the West - Roadside attractions - Litto's Hubcap Ranch in Napa County, Forestiere Underground Gardens and the memorial to 19th century botanist, David Douglas, in Hawaii. Legend of the West - Artist, Lu Huan. D

10:00 pm 
Travelscope  "St. Vincent & the Grenadines - Close to Home, but a World Away"  Thirty-two beautiful islands, off the beaten track, yet in your backyard, is what Joseph discovers on his St. Vincent & the Grenadines adventure. These stunning Caribbean isles offer a wide range of water activities from snorkeling and diving to swimming and sailing. D

10:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "New York City"  New York City is the world epicenter for money, creativity and culture. Burt takes a bite of the Big Apple, tells you how it came to be and takes you from the tip of the island to Central Park. Learn about the city's architectural heritage and how a nation of immigrants contributed to the gastronomy of the island. D

11:00 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Methodology Workshop, K-5  "Workshop 4. Applying Themes and Disciplines"  What do we teach? Working from the NCSS themes and standards, the onscreen teachers identify approaches to integrating disciplines while teaching social studies content. Classroom video segments illustrate effective strategies for teaching across the curriculum and provide an opportunity to reflect on teaching practices. The session ends with the teachers developing a lesson plan that incorporates a variety of themes and disciplines. D

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January 21, 2012
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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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