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February 21, 2012
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12:00 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
1:00 am 
Scientific American Frontiers  "Chimps R Us"  An episode devoted to our closest cousins, chimpanzees, with whom we share 98% or our genetic material. This episode tells stories on the social life of chimps, on their thinking abilities, and on their very human sense of self-awareness. Also, Alan Alda meets Jane Goodall, who pioneered studies of chimps in the field and now devotes her energies to conservation in the wild, and to the establishment of sanctuaries for chimps discarded as pets and from medical research. D
2:00 am 
NASA "Why" Files  "The Case of the Inhabitable Habitat"  In solving this case, the tree house detectives learn about various habitats on land, in the water, and even in space. They learn about the animals that depend on these habitats and how changes created by both man and nature affect their existence.The tree house detectives determine that habits can have a big impact on habitats.G
3:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Electromagnetic Induction"  The discovery of electromagnetic induction in 1831 creates an important technological breakthrough in the generation of electric power. D
3:30 am 
Economics U$A  "Inflation"  This program examines the economic and social costs of the inflationary spiral of the early 1960s and questions whether the problem of inflation has been solved. D
4:00 am 
BBC World News   NULL
4:30 am 
Connect with English  "The Retirement Party/The Phone Call"  Alberto brings Rebecca to the retirement party for the Mendozas and her godmother arrives with news that Rebecca's father has been taken to the hospital in Boston.G
5:00 am 
5:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Magic in the Air/Everyone Loves Clifford"  MAGIC IN THE AIR - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Responsible When the Peter Poundstone Magician craze sweeps the island, Charley gets carried away and neglects an important assignment. (Literacy episode.) EVERYONE LOVES CLIFFORD - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Kind When Emily Elizabeth scratches Clifford's "sweet spot," his back leg starts thumping and the whole island shakes!. D
6:00 am 
Arthur  "Paradise Lost/The Pride of Lakewood"  Paradise Lost - Baby Kate is growing up! She's started saying her first words. But strangely enough, the more words she learns, the less she seems to understand their dog, Pal. The two head off to the Children's Zoo in search of the Dolly Llama for an explanation, and to see if they can reverse the process. D
6:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Td's Magic/Scaredy Cat"  TD's Magic - TD has found the best birthday gift of all time for his cousin CD: He's going to put on a magic show at his party. He wants to really "wow" the crowd, so the bigger the trick, the better. But what happens when his magic gets out of control? Vocabulary: (E) feat, rational(ly), vanish, illusion, dubious (I) disappear, magic, appear, explanation, powers. D
7:00 am 
Curious George  "Wind Symphony/George and Allie's Automated Car Wash"  Wind Symphony - George is an expert at making noise, so Mr. Zoobel asks for his help in creating a one-of-a-kind rooftop Wind Symphony. George and Zoobel listen closely to the different sounds of everyday objects, whether it's banging pots, clinking silverware, or flapping laundry, and find the perfect instruments for a wind-powered orchestra. But as the crowd gathers below, the promised wind isn't arriving and George has to think of a way to save the day. D
7:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Be Cool/Elephant Walk"  Be Cool - Phew, it's hot outside! How are Sally and Nick going to stay cool? Cat suggests that they should visit some friends in the Dizzle-dazzle Desert to learn how to keep cool. They learn that some animals are light coloured, some stay out of the sun, and some, like Tommy the coolest toad around, just mooove sloooow. Nick and Sally take their advice, but Cat has an even better idea - run through a sprinkler! Elephant Walk - When building a toy construction set, Nick and Sally wonder if there's such thing as a one-thing-does-it-all tool. D
8:00 am 
Super Why!  "Bedtime for Bear"  Baby Joy is afraid of the dark! To show her there's nothing to fear, Super Why and his literacy friends fly into Bedtime for Bear and meet Charlie - a bear who is scared of just about everything! The super readers shed a little light on the problem (literally) while Charlie discovers a bit more about the world outside his cozy cave. Educational Objectives: To experience a familiar bedtime routine. Preschoolers will practice the alphabet, rhyme with AR words, learn what the word "fireflies" means, and use the power to read to change the story. D
8:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "The Call of the Wild Corythosaurus/Triceratops For Lunch"  The Call of the Wild Corythosaurus - The family surprises Mom for her birthday with a trip to a concert given by Cory and her family of Corythosaurus, who play music through the crests on their heads. Triceratops for Lunch - Our Pteranodon family eats lunch with their friend Tank Triceratops and discover that he and his family are all plant-eaters, with great leaf-eating teeth and giant appetites!. D
9:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Squirmadega Car Race"  Slimey is practicing for the Squirmadega Car Race. He zooms forward, backward, and around and around on the counter of Mr. Hopper's store. Elmo excitedly gets ready to watch Slimey in the worm car race. D
10:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "The Amazing Computer Science Tool!"  Sid is thoroughly amused as he watches his parents. Every time their computers "ding" Mom and Dad run to check their computer, so Sid wants to know what all these computers do! Mom volunteers to show Sid's class how a computer works, which helps Susie demonstrate the amazing way scientists use computers as a science tool! In a special Super Fab Lab, the kids make discoveries with their magnifying glasses then use the computer to share their discoveries by sending information back home to their parents. They're just like real scientists using a computer to share discoveries with other scientists!. D
10:30 am 
WordWorld  "Dog's Having A Party/Dog Wants to Play Ball"  Dog's Having a Party - Dog and Duck want to throw a house party at Dog's house. But all they have is the letter H, and they don't know what to do with it! With the help of Sheep they soon realize that H is a fabulous letter; with it they can make hotdogs, hats, hula-hoops and a great party indeed. Hurray! Dog Wants to Play Ball - Dog wants to play ball, but he's having trouble communicating with his friends because they won't stop and listen to him. D
11:00 am 
Caillou  "Caillou The Explorer"  Caillou of the Antarctic - Caillou is playing with Jeffrey and Jason when he gets accidentally pushed down. He is a little upset about it until he realizes it was an accident. Since it's so hot out Daddy treats them to ice cream and Caillou imagines he's down at the cool cool south pole playing with the penguins! Deep Sea Caillou - There's a new girl named Lee Wun in playschool, but she's so shy she won't talk to anybody. D
11:30 am 
Barney & Friends  "A Bird of a Different Feather: Hawaii"  Barney takes the kids to Hawaii on a quest for a bird of paradise. While there, they meet some friends, learn new Hawaiian words, make a Hawaiian lei and dance a hula! Eventually, Barney and his friends find a bird of paradise, but it's not quite what they were expecting!. D
12:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Be Cool/Elephant Walk"  Be Cool - Phew, it's hot outside! How are Sally and Nick going to stay cool? Cat suggests that they should visit some friends in the Dizzle-dazzle Desert to learn how to keep cool. They learn that some animals are light coloured, some stay out of the sun, and some, like Tommy the coolest toad around, just mooove sloooow. Nick and Sally take their advice, but Cat has an even better idea - run through a sprinkler! Elephant Walk - When building a toy construction set, Nick and Sally wonder if there's such thing as a one-thing-does-it-all tool. D
12:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Swimming"  Everybody's swimming at Animal Junction: black jaguars, soft-shelled turtles, African penguins, Kratts -- and even Zoboo!G
1:00 pm 
Dialogue for Kids  "Predators"  Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guest scientists will answer questions about predators. Cartan-Hansen will be joined by Gregg Losinski, Regional Conservation Educator, and Jon Rachael, State Wildlife Manager, both from the Idaho Department of Fish and Game.G
1:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Td's Magic/Scaredy Cat"  TD's Magic - TD has found the best birthday gift of all time for his cousin CD: He's going to put on a magic show at his party. He wants to really "wow" the crowd, so the bigger the trick, the better. But what happens when his magic gets out of control? Vocabulary: (E) feat, rational(ly), vanish, illusion, dubious (I) disappear, magic, appear, explanation, powers. D
2:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Madame President"  Lisa and Francine face off in the election for Book Club President. Can Lisa's campaign message win out over Francine's dirty politics?. D
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Have Snob, Will Travel/Tobey's Playground Calamity"  HAVE SNOB, WILL TRAVEL - Unable to choose the most valuable items to steal, The Butcher kidnaps Reginald the jeweler and uses him for his knowledge of fine artifacts. Amidst a fence painting contest, Becky must put her paint brush down so that WordGirl can rescue Reginald and stop the Butcher's stealing spree. Vocabulary Words: Formal, Fret. D
3:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Mystery of the Weird Looking Walrus"  Chris and Martin are on a mission to discover why walrus look so weird, but discover that Zach Varmitech has kidnapped a herd to mine precious pearls for Donita Donata's fashion line. The Wild Kratts team must use the walrus features against Zach to save the creatures and return them to their Arctic domain. Science Concepts: Suction. D
3:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "A Clean Sweep"  Hacker makes Buzz's dream come true and gives him his very own donut shop in Radopolis. But it's just part of Hacker's latest scheme. Working out of the donut shop, Hacker makes confetti out of magnetite, and uses it to put all the Radsters to sleep, so he can take over the cybersite. D
4:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "How Not to Impress The Press"  In order to prep for his big spread in Canine Weekly Magazine, Ruff tries out a new beauty cream. and it turns him into a turkey vulture! So he sends all six FETCHers out to learn whatever they can about turkey vultures. Later they head to an ad agency to figure out how to improve the turkey vulture's image. D
4:30 pm 
Arthur  "Paradise Lost/The Pride of Lakewood"  Paradise Lost - Baby Kate is growing up! She's started saying her first words. But strangely enough, the more words she learns, the less she seems to understand their dog, Pal. The two head off to the Children's Zoo in search of the Dolly Llama for an explanation, and to see if they can reverse the process. D
5:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Dog's Having A Party/Dog Wants to Play Ball"  Dog's Having a Party - Dog and Duck want to throw a house party at Dog's house. But all they have is the letter H, and they don't know what to do with it! With the help of Sheep they soon realize that H is a fabulous letter; with it they can make hotdogs, hats, hula-hoops and a great party indeed. Hurray! Dog Wants to Play Ball - Dog wants to play ball, but he's having trouble communicating with his friends because they won't stop and listen to him. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   The Eurozone seals a $170 billion bailout of Greece, pulling that nation's economy back from the brink. Eurasia Analyst Mujtaba Rahman talks to NBR Co-Anchor Susie Gharib. Macy's CEO Terry Lundgren talks holiday profits with NBR Co-Anchor Susie Gharib. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:57 pm 
7:00 pm 
Lark Rise to Candleford   The fourth season opens with the arrival of Gabriel Cochrane, a handsome and once wealthy owner of a large iron foundry. Since the bankruptcy of his business and his wife's death, he is penniless and homeless. Dorcas offers him a job as blacksmith, and a room above the forge.G
8:00 pm 
Clinton: American Experience   Bill Clinton sails into his second term and his dream of repairing the breach with Republicans seems within reach. But his affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky becomes public. Although Clinton survives the ordeal, confounding both his enemies and friends, he fails to reclaim the drive and zeal with which he began his presidency. Part 2 of 2G
10:00 pm 
Frontline  "The Child Cases"  After FRONTLINE's broadcast last year, a Texas judge has moved to overturn the conviction of Ernie Lopez. He was sent to prison for 60 years for what was seen as a "clearcut and classic" case of child abuse, in the death of 6-month-old Isis Vas. In this joint investigation with ProPublica and NPR, FRONTLINE correspondent A.C. D
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
12:00 am 
Sacred Journey of the Nez Perce   This IdahoPTV production is a story of a physical trek over 1,600 difficult miles that has led many Nez Perce back to their cultural roots. Utilizing oral histories, it chronicles the Nez Perce War of 1877, the people's struggle for survival and determination to maintain their culture.G
1:00 am 
Zora's Roots   This program examines the life of author and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston. The film follows Hurston, best known for her novel Their Eyes Were Watching God, to the subtropical paradise that shaped her childhood and her life's work - the place to which she returned again and again over the seven decades of her life for research, inspiration and solace. Filmed in high definition, the documentary tells her story through the people who knew her and the places and events that she brought to the world through her research and writing. D
2:00 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
2:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Mercedes-Benz Sls Amg"  Road Test: 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster. Road Test: 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan. Goss' Garage: Bleeding Brakes. D
3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The Good Bird's Club"  Big Bird receives an invitation to join the Good Birds Club. On his way to join he sings about how happy he is to be himself. When Big Bird meets the president of the club, he ridicules Big Bird because of his physical appearance. D
4:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "No School Singalong Special!"  Sid wonders what he could possibly do on his day off from school. But when all his friends come over for a play date, they quickly put their science minds together and decide to put on a show in the backyard! They each take turns rocking out as they sing their favorite science songs for a very appreciative audience of Mom, Dad, and Zeke!. D
4:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Td's Magic/Scaredy Cat"  TD's Magic - TD has found the best birthday gift of all time for his cousin CD: He's going to put on a magic show at his party. He wants to really "wow" the crowd, so the bigger the trick, the better. But what happens when his magic gets out of control? Vocabulary: (E) feat, rational(ly), vanish, illusion, dubious (I) disappear, magic, appear, explanation, powers. D
5:00 am 
NOVA  "Extreme Cave Diving"  Cave diver and environmental anthropologist Kenny Broad heads an interdisciplinary team of climatologists, paleontologists and anthropologists into underwater caves, or blue holes, formed during the last ice age. Broad is investigating the hidden history of Earth's climate as revealed by finds in this "alternate universe."G
6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Heart of England and South Wales"  After King Arthur country at Glastonbury, Rick goes to prehistoric Stonehenge. He meets an eccentric lord in the Cotswolds, and visits an evocative ruined abbey in South Wales.G
6:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Germany's Romantic Road"  The Romantic Road winds through some of Germany's most picturesque countryside complete with medieval villages and Baroque Palaces. We start our journey in Wurzburg where we visit the spectacular Baroque Bishop's Palace or Residenz and taste wine at one of Wurzburg's many wine festivals. Next we visit the castle of the Teutonic Knights in Bad Mergentheim and a short distance away the Deutsches Auto Museum in the Renaissance Castle of Prince Hohenlohe-Langenburg. D
7:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Bolivia: The Cold Desert Frontier"  Our journey to the highest desert in the world begins in Potos�, in southwestern Bolivia. At 12,000 feet above sea level, it is the highest city in the world. The indigenous people of this high cold desert have used llama trains for thousands of years to transport the salt harvested in the area's dry lakebeds. D
7:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Fresh Ricotta/Ricotta Fresca"  Good friend an attorney Ciro Poppiti visits Mary Ann nella cucina, with an ample supply of freshly made ricotta from his company, "Arcangelo Cheese" in Wilmington, DE. They proceed to make a stupendous pastry-encased, Ricotta and Mozzarella cheese-stuffed masterpiece; Pizza Carnevale. Then Mary Ann takes up the baton and creates a light-as-a-cloud, orange-flavored Ricotta Cheesecake. D
8:00 am 
Baking Made Easy  "Drop Dead Gorgeous Holiday Desserts"  Baking Made Easy is about baking for real people not just foodies. You don't need to be a trained pastry chef to whip up Pumpkin Custard Torte with Ganache Top, Garnished with Pepita Praline and Chocolate Leaves. D
8:30 am 
Kimchi Chronicles  "The Seoul Food Chronicles"  This fast-paced episode features the best of South Korea's innovative capital city - from royal court cuisine to late-night drinks and snacks consumed exclusively in pop-up tents. Marja and Jean-Georges also share their favorite historic temples and palaces, enjoy the striking fashion and even take a spin in an amusement park. Seoul, located just 30 miles from the 38th Parallel that separates North and South Korea, is also home to Doorei, the Vongerichten's favorite restaurant in Korea. D
9:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Thanksgiving Turkey"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the perfect Old-Fashioned Stuffed Turkey. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews hybrid chef's knives. And finally, science expert Guy Crosby discusses the science behind stale bread. D
9:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Bedroom Inspirations"  Today's show teaches an easy way to decorate using an inspiration piece. Matt and Shari show how to create the bedroom of your dreams starting with a discussion of how to dress a bed. Then, Matt demonstrates how to create a custom designed closet organizer. D
10:00 am 
Bluegrass Underground  "The John Cowan Band"  Bluegrass, Newgrass, Gospelgrass, Rock N' Rollgrass true innovators like John Cowan break boundaries, personifying innovation. COWAN's musical journey has made him one of the most unique vocal artists of his generation. COWAN rose to fame singing for New Grass Revival, introducing fans to an explosive, experimental brand of bluegrass - Newgrass! On his own, John has recorded critically acclaimed albums genre-bending and blending the musical spectrum to stretch his creativity and showcase his singular vocal ability. D
10:30 am 
Music Voyager  "New Orleans: The Perfect Musical Storm"  "Nawlins".the Crescent City, where the local music and cuisine share a lot in common: both are spicy, fused with a multicultural mix of ingredients, and one taste only makes you hunger for more. Host Jacob Edgar arrives during the build-up to Mardi Gras. D
11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Squirmadega Car Race"  Slimey is practicing for the Squirmadega Car Race. He zooms forward, backward, and around and around on the counter of Mr. Hopper's store. Elmo excitedly gets ready to watch Slimey in the worm car race. D
12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "The Call of the Wild Corythosaurus/Triceratops For Lunch"  The Call of the Wild Corythosaurus - The family surprises Mom for her birthday with a trip to a concert given by Cory and her family of Corythosaurus, who play music through the crests on their heads. Triceratops for Lunch - Our Pteranodon family eats lunch with their friend Tank Triceratops and discover that he and his family are all plant-eaters, with great leaf-eating teeth and giant appetites!. D
12:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Baby Dino's Big Discovery"  ROAR! Pig invited his friends over to play dinosaurs, but Whyatt can't figure out which toy dinosaur he has. So he super readers soar into Baby Dino's Big Discovery where they lend a hand to a baby dinosaur searching for his mommy. They'll need to look closely to figure out what kind of dinosaur Baby Dino is. D
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Be Cool/Elephant Walk"  Be Cool - Phew, it's hot outside! How are Sally and Nick going to stay cool? Cat suggests that they should visit some friends in the Dizzle-dazzle Desert to learn how to keep cool. They learn that some animals are light coloured, some stay out of the sun, and some, like Tommy the coolest toad around, just mooove sloooow. Nick and Sally take their advice, but Cat has an even better idea - run through a sprinkler! Elephant Walk - When building a toy construction set, Nick and Sally wonder if there's such thing as a one-thing-does-it-all tool. D
1:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Fireflies"  It's time for the annual Wild Kratt Firefly picnic. Martin and Chris head off into the forest to find some fireflies to join in the fun, but fashion designer, Donita Donata, has been capturing all the fireflies to use in the making of a sparkly, one-of-a-kind dress. The Wild Kratts team has to save the firefly population! Science Concepts: Bioluminescence, Cold light. D
2:00 pm 
Dialogue for Kids  "Predators"  Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guest scientists will answer questions about predators. Cartan-Hansen will be joined by Gregg Losinski, Regional Conservation Educator, and Jon Rachael, State Wildlife Manager, both from the Idaho Department of Fish and Game.G
2:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play Michel Legrand's "Watch What Happens" and the signature lick from Herbie Hancock's "Maiden Voyage." Featured guests include Bobby Floyd, Andy LaVerne and Bradley Sowash. D
3:00 pm 
The Desert Speaks  "Goat Packing in the Red Desert"  Natural historian and eccentric scientist John Mionczynski (also known as "Mr. Red Desert") "invented" goat packing nearly 30 years ago in the high and cold Red Desert of Southwest Wyoming. He guides host David Yetman on a journey through the "heart" of the desert - the Honeycomb Buttes, which boast extremely colorful honeycomb rock formations. D
3:30 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
4:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Extreme Cave Diving"  Cave diver and environmental anthropologist Kenny Broad heads an interdisciplinary team of climatologists, paleontologists and anthropologists into underwater caves, or blue holes, formed during the last ice age. Broad is investigating the hidden history of Earth's climate as revealed by finds in this "alternate universe."G
6:00 pm 
Designing Healthy Communities  "Retrofitting Suburbia"  In this first episode, physician Richard Jackson investigates the link between our nation's obesity and the Type 2 diabetes epidemic with urban sprawl fueled by car dependency. Part 1 of 4G
7:00 pm 
Scientific American Frontiers  "Chimps R Us"  An episode devoted to our closest cousins, chimpanzees, with whom we share 98% or our genetic material. This episode tells stories on the social life of chimps, on their thinking abilities, and on their very human sense of self-awareness. Also, Alan Alda meets Jane Goodall, who pioneered studies of chimps in the field and now devotes her energies to conservation in the wild, and to the establishment of sanctuaries for chimps discarded as pets and from medical research. D
8:00 pm 
History of Science  "What Is The World Made of?"  Michael Mosley demonstrates how the modern human society is built on the search to find the answer to what makes up everything in the material world. The story moves from the secret labs of the alchemists and their search for gold to the creation of the world's first synthetic dye - mauve - and on to the invention of the transistor.G
9:00 pm 
NOVA  "Extreme Cave Diving"  Cave diver and environmental anthropologist Kenny Broad heads an interdisciplinary team of climatologists, paleontologists and anthropologists into underwater caves, or blue holes, formed during the last ice age. Broad is investigating the hidden history of Earth's climate as revealed by finds in this "alternate universe."G
10:00 pm 
Designing Healthy Communities  "Retrofitting Suburbia"  In this first episode, physician Richard Jackson investigates the link between our nation's obesity and the Type 2 diabetes epidemic with urban sprawl fueled by car dependency. Part 1 of 4G
11:00 pm 
Scientific American Frontiers  "Chimps R Us"  An episode devoted to our closest cousins, chimpanzees, with whom we share 98% or our genetic material. This episode tells stories on the social life of chimps, on their thinking abilities, and on their very human sense of self-awareness. Also, Alan Alda meets Jane Goodall, who pioneered studies of chimps in the field and now devotes her energies to conservation in the wild, and to the establishment of sanctuaries for chimps discarded as pets and from medical research. D
12:00 am 
Looking at Learning....Again Part 1  "Conceptual Thinking"  In this workshop, the focus is on concept maps as tools for helping students learn. Joseph Novak, Professor of Biological Science, explains how students learn by assimilating new concepts into their already existing frameworks and takes a teacher step-by-step through the design and process of concept mapping. You will see concept maps being used in a variety of ways in mathematics and science lessons and will even have an opportunity to make some concept maps of your own. D
1:00 am 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century  "A Challenge for Two Old Cities"  Lanzhou: Confluence of Cultures - We travel to the frontiers of Han and Muslim China in the city of Lanzhou.Shenyang: Hope for China's Rust Belt? A previously dynamic industrialcity continues to struggle with modernizing its manufacturing infrastructure.G
1:30 am 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century  "Small Farms, Big Cities"  Northern Japan: Protecting the Harvest - Japanese rice farmers battle destructive weather in order to save their crops.Tokyo: Anatomy of a Mega-City - The continuing expansion of the Tokyo megalopolis leads to ever longer commutes and demand for suburban housing.G
2:00 am 
Human Condition  "Diagnosis: Cancer"  The program deals with why patients diagnosed with cancer, any of more than 100 diseases characterized by abnormal growth of aberrant cells, should no longer assume that the diagnosis is a "death sentence".G
2:30 am 
Human Condition  "Living with Cancer"  The program identifies the recent technological and scientific advances that have enabled ever-greater numbers of cancer patients to "beat" the disease and covers the principal forms of cancer treatment, surgery, chemotherapy and radiation.G
3:00 am 
Saddle Club  "School Horse"  Carole and her friends try to re-train Prancer, who is too spirited to be a dependable school horse. When Prancer jumps the fence and runs away, she finds a new career.G
3:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Understanding Income and Expenses"  Go with the cash flow. The Biz Kids watch the ebb and flow of income and expenses. Join them and you'll learn proven methods for getting expenses under control while growing income with new ideas, smarter work habits, and innovation. D
4:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "The Edible Schoolyard - Using The Garden As The Classroom"  Berkeley, CA. - The Edible Schoolyard is a shining example of how a garden can be used as an outdoor classroom, utilizing all of the children's senses to bring book-learning to life. This public middle school classroom uses a natural setting to teach every aspect of its core curriculum (math, science, language arts, social studies, nutrition awareness, etc. D
4:30 am 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "Wacky Ideas"  Not everything you make has to be useful - sometimes it's all about making the funniest, weirdest craft you can and just being really creative. Today we'll be making an out of this world photo station - the kind you put your face into to take a picture. Then, make some crazy glasses, change your personality, or just change your outlook with crazy glasses. D
5:00 am 
Cuisine Culture  "Marc Haeberlin, Colmar, France"  Chef Marc Haeberlin follows the family tradition of cooking for the most discriminating palates on the planet at his restaurant, L'Auberge de l'Ille. Cuisine Culture travels to the fairytale town of Colmar and throughout the picturesque wine growing region of Alsace where viewers learn how to pair the finest wines in the world with a great meal. You won't want to miss a frog leg or an extra helping of foie gras on this journey. D
5:30 am 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Todos Santos Magic"  Maybe it's the water, maybe it's the desert, but there's definitely magic in the charming Baja town called Todos Santos. It all starts at Art & Beer, a funky roadside bar on the outskirts of town that serves generous cocktails and outstanding appetizers. Then Rick checks into the Hotel California before meeting up with his local buddy, Sergio Jaurequi, for a history lesson about the town's disappearing and reappearing water supply. D
6:00 am 
Globe Trekker  "Barcelona City Guide"  Megan McCormick visits sites designed by the architect Gaudi, including one still under construction after more than 120 years.G
7:00 am 
The Victory Garden  "Soft"  Correspondent Paul Epsom visits a specialty grass nursery in New Hampshire. Host Jamie Durie heads to the Filoli gardens in northern California for plant ideas.G
7:30 am 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Making Marvelous Moldings"  You can make any complex molding you want with simple hand planes - just take it one curve at a time. Bill Anderson and Roy show how to flute your pilasters and carve your cornice for this comely corner cupboard. D
8:00 am 
Woodturning Workshop  "Ladle"  It seems we can't keep Tim out of the kitchen. He is back at it again as he shows you how to turn a soup ladle that you would be proud to have at your dinner table. D
8:30 am 
Growing Bolder  "Mind Over Matter"  Family, Friends and Pancakes - We spend our days talking to or in search of ordinary people living extraordinary lives. And what we've learned is that anyone can do it. All it takes is passion. D
9:00 am 
Scheewe Art Workshop  "Winter Beckoning Atmosphere"  This watercolor painting invokes thoughts of a chilly winter morning and snow falling through a blanket of haze against a beautiful mountain range. Sue will take you as she takes you step-by-step through this lovely painting. D
9:30 am 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Haven in the Valley"  Experience majestic mountains overlooking a little cabin in the valley - so much beauty in today's Bob Ross oval painting. D
10:00 am 
Essential Pepin  "Economical Offal"  Pork Liver Pate; Roast Sausage With Potatoes; Braised Sweetbreads In Mirepoix; Braised Tongue With Lentils. D
10:30 am 
Burt Wolf: What We Eat  "Domesticated Bliss: The Story of Livestock In America"  Burt traces the changes brought to America with the introduction of chicken, pigs, horses and cattle from Europe.G
11:00 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "La Carta (The Letter)"  This episode outlines the lesson format and story plot that will be followed in the series with the narrator explaining the three types of Spanish that will be spoken in the series.G
11:30 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "El Secreto (The Secret)"  This episode continues to introduce basic words and sentences of the Spanish language.G
12:00 pm 
Looking at Learning....Again Part 1  "Conceptual Thinking"  In this workshop, the focus is on concept maps as tools for helping students learn. Joseph Novak, Professor of Biological Science, explains how students learn by assimilating new concepts into their already existing frameworks and takes a teacher step-by-step through the design and process of concept mapping. You will see concept maps being used in a variety of ways in mathematics and science lessons and will even have an opportunity to make some concept maps of your own. D
1:00 pm 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Earth's Interior"  Demonstrates how seismic waves occur and explains the measurement of gravity, heat flow, and earth magnetism, to provide information about Earth's interior.G
1:30 pm 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "The Sea Floor"  Examines major sea-floor features: the mid-oceanic ridge, oceanic trenches and fracture zones.G
2:00 pm 
Human Condition  "Diagnosis: Cancer"  The program deals with why patients diagnosed with cancer, any of more than 100 diseases characterized by abnormal growth of aberrant cells, should no longer assume that the diagnosis is a "death sentence".G
2:30 pm 
Human Condition  "Living with Cancer"  The program identifies the recent technological and scientific advances that have enabled ever-greater numbers of cancer patients to "beat" the disease and covers the principal forms of cancer treatment, surgery, chemotherapy and radiation.G
3:00 pm 
Saddle Club  "School Horse"  Carole and her friends try to re-train Prancer, who is too spirited to be a dependable school horse. When Prancer jumps the fence and runs away, she finds a new career.G
3:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Understanding Income and Expenses"  Go with the cash flow. The Biz Kids watch the ebb and flow of income and expenses. Join them and you'll learn proven methods for getting expenses under control while growing income with new ideas, smarter work habits, and innovation. D
4:00 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "The Edible Schoolyard - Using The Garden As The Classroom"  Berkeley, CA. - The Edible Schoolyard is a shining example of how a garden can be used as an outdoor classroom, utilizing all of the children's senses to bring book-learning to life. This public middle school classroom uses a natural setting to teach every aspect of its core curriculum (math, science, language arts, social studies, nutrition awareness, etc. D
4:30 pm 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "Wacky Ideas"  Not everything you make has to be useful - sometimes it's all about making the funniest, weirdest craft you can and just being really creative. Today we'll be making an out of this world photo station - the kind you put your face into to take a picture. Then, make some crazy glasses, change your personality, or just change your outlook with crazy glasses. D
5:00 pm 
Cuisine Culture  "Marc Haeberlin, Colmar, France"  Chef Marc Haeberlin follows the family tradition of cooking for the most discriminating palates on the planet at his restaurant, L'Auberge de l'Ille. Cuisine Culture travels to the fairytale town of Colmar and throughout the picturesque wine growing region of Alsace where viewers learn how to pair the finest wines in the world with a great meal. You won't want to miss a frog leg or an extra helping of foie gras on this journey. D
5:30 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Todos Santos Magic"  Maybe it's the water, maybe it's the desert, but there's definitely magic in the charming Baja town called Todos Santos. It all starts at Art & Beer, a funky roadside bar on the outskirts of town that serves generous cocktails and outstanding appetizers. Then Rick checks into the Hotel California before meeting up with his local buddy, Sergio Jaurequi, for a history lesson about the town's disappearing and reappearing water supply. D
6:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Barcelona City Guide"  Megan McCormick visits sites designed by the architect Gaudi, including one still under construction after more than 120 years.G
7:00 pm 
The Victory Garden  "Soft"  Correspondent Paul Epsom visits a specialty grass nursery in New Hampshire. Host Jamie Durie heads to the Filoli gardens in northern California for plant ideas.G
7:30 pm 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Making Marvelous Moldings"  You can make any complex molding you want with simple hand planes - just take it one curve at a time. Bill Anderson and Roy show how to flute your pilasters and carve your cornice for this comely corner cupboard. D
8:00 pm 
Woodturning Workshop  "Ladle"  It seems we can't keep Tim out of the kitchen. He is back at it again as he shows you how to turn a soup ladle that you would be proud to have at your dinner table. D
8:30 pm 
Growing Bolder  "Mind Over Matter"  Family, Friends and Pancakes - We spend our days talking to or in search of ordinary people living extraordinary lives. And what we've learned is that anyone can do it. All it takes is passion. D
9:00 pm 
Scheewe Art Workshop  "Winter Beckoning Atmosphere"  This watercolor painting invokes thoughts of a chilly winter morning and snow falling through a blanket of haze against a beautiful mountain range. Sue will take you as she takes you step-by-step through this lovely painting. D
9:30 pm 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Haven in the Valley"  Experience majestic mountains overlooking a little cabin in the valley - so much beauty in today's Bob Ross oval painting. D
10:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Economical Offal"  Pork Liver Pate; Roast Sausage With Potatoes; Braised Sweetbreads In Mirepoix; Braised Tongue With Lentils. D
10:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: What We Eat  "Domesticated Bliss: The Story of Livestock In America"  Burt traces the changes brought to America with the introduction of chicken, pigs, horses and cattle from Europe.G
11:00 pm 
Artifacts & Fiction: Workshop In American Literature  "Workshop 6. Cultural Geography"  The study of cultural geography focuses on how we shape our surrounding space, and how natural and man-made landscapes affect our perspectives. This session looks at literary texts through the lens of relationships of people to their environments. D
12:00 am 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
1:00 am 
Nightly Business Report  "Conscious Capital (Evergreen)"  NULL
1:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Pico Iyer (author). D
2:00 am 
Global Voices  "On Wheels Brazil"  Following the lives of people that push, pull or pedal some kind of vehicle to earn their living on Brazil's city streets, ON WHEELS BRAZIL establishes a relationship between the wheel's movement and the inconstancy of life itself, primarily for those without stable jobs and who have to create and improvise daily just to survive. D
3:00 am 
Kalb Report  "The Great Debates: The History and Future of U.S. Presidential Debates"  Moderated by Marvin Kalb, the forum commemorates the 50th anniversary of the first televised presidential debates in 1960 between John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon and explores the history and future of these pivotal forums. Panelists include: Bob Schieffer of CBS News; Sander Vanocur, a 1960 debate questioner; and Mike McCurry and Janet Brown of the Commission on Presidential Debates. D
4:00 am 
Asia 7 Days   NULL
4:30 am 
European Journal  "An Alternative to Care for Alzheimer's Sufferers"  Sweden: Unloved Foster Children - Until well into the 1980s, thousands of Swedish children were mistreated in children's homes or in foster care. Only now are they receiving compensation for their suffering. Swedish authorities turned a blind eye to what happened to these children after they were taken away from their parents. D
5:00 am 
Carrier  "Get Home-Itis"  A six-month absence places a heavy burden on relationships. The Navy holds seminars to counsel sailors on what to expect when they return home - and how to make the transition smooth. The "Tiger Cruise" ritual allows sailors to invite their family members aboard for the last leg of the deployment. D
6:00 am 
Carrier  "Full Circle"  As the Nimitz makes its final transit from Hawaii to California, the sailors and Marines on board prepare to return to their homes and families. For those still on board, the "Tiger Cruise" provides a buffer, but there's no such transition for those who fly home early from Hawaii. As the Nimitz returns to her home port of San Diego, sailors and Marines reflect on the deployment and take stock of what they've achieved. D
7:00 am 
Faces of America  "Making America"  This episode tells the story of Meryl Streep's eighth great-grandfather who fought in Metacom's War. Records of a land dispute in Spain tell why Eva Longoria's ancestors left Spain for the New World in 1603. Yo-Yo Ma's Chinese genealogy gives insights into the identity that Ma has longed for his whole life. Part 3 of 4G
8:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
9:00 am 
Tavis Smiley   Charlotte Beers (fmr. advertising executive/author). D
9:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Pico Iyer (author). D
10:00 am 
Asia 7 Days   NULL
10:30 am 
European Journal  "An Alternative to Care for Alzheimer's Sufferers"  Sweden: Unloved Foster Children - Until well into the 1980s, thousands of Swedish children were mistreated in children's homes or in foster care. Only now are they receiving compensation for their suffering. Swedish authorities turned a blind eye to what happened to these children after they were taken away from their parents. D
11:00 am 
Carrier  "Get Home-Itis"  A six-month absence places a heavy burden on relationships. The Navy holds seminars to counsel sailors on what to expect when they return home - and how to make the transition smooth. The "Tiger Cruise" ritual allows sailors to invite their family members aboard for the last leg of the deployment. D
12:00 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
12:30 pm 
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
1:00 pm 
Faces of America  "Making America"  This episode tells the story of Meryl Streep's eighth great-grandfather who fought in Metacom's War. Records of a land dispute in Spain tell why Eva Longoria's ancestors left Spain for the New World in 1603. Yo-Yo Ma's Chinese genealogy gives insights into the identity that Ma has longed for his whole life. Part 3 of 4G
2:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
3:00 pm 
3:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
4:00 pm 
Carrier  "Get Home-Itis"  A six-month absence places a heavy burden on relationships. The Navy holds seminars to counsel sailors on what to expect when they return home - and how to make the transition smooth. The "Tiger Cruise" ritual allows sailors to invite their family members aboard for the last leg of the deployment. D
5:00 pm 
Carrier  "Full Circle"  As the Nimitz makes its final transit from Hawaii to California, the sailors and Marines on board prepare to return to their homes and families. For those still on board, the "Tiger Cruise" provides a buffer, but there's no such transition for those who fly home early from Hawaii. As the Nimitz returns to her home port of San Diego, sailors and Marines reflect on the deployment and take stock of what they've achieved. D
6:00 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
6:30 pm 
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
7:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
8:00 pm 
8:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
9:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
10:00 pm 
Carrier  "Full Circle"  As the Nimitz makes its final transit from Hawaii to California, the sailors and Marines on board prepare to return to their homes and families. For those still on board, the "Tiger Cruise" provides a buffer, but there's no such transition for those who fly home early from Hawaii. As the Nimitz returns to her home port of San Diego, sailors and Marines reflect on the deployment and take stock of what they've achieved. D
11:00 pm 
Faces of America  "Making America"  This episode tells the story of Meryl Streep's eighth great-grandfather who fought in Metacom's War. Records of a land dispute in Spain tell why Eva Longoria's ancestors left Spain for the New World in 1603. Yo-Yo Ma's Chinese genealogy gives insights into the identity that Ma has longed for his whole life. Part 3 of 4G

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