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September 23, 2013
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1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Tiny and the Crocodile/Meet The Grandparents"  Team Pteranodon travels to Dienosuchas Swamp to meet Deanna Dienosuchas, a 40 foot crocodile with many big teeth, and a crabby attitude. Tiny leads the way to warm up Deanna who turns out to be more friendly and less scary than our kids imagined. The Pteranodon kids have special visitors - their Grandma and Grandpa! The kids delight in realizing they share similar traits with their grandparents (laughs, expressions, and interests), and love showing Grandma and Grandpa around the nest area and playing some games they all like. D

1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Rumpelstiltskin"  Princess Pea's father is busy, busy, busy with no time to help her tie up her skates. What's a Princess to do? The Super Readers use their literacy powers to visit another Princess whose funny little helper, Rumpelstiltskin, is far too busy to help her spin straw into gold. The Super Readers may be able to guess Rumpelstiltskin's name but they won't be able to guess what will happen in this story! Educational Objectives: To learn about the importance of doing things yourself, build the alphabet, and identify the letters S-P-I-N. D

2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "You Should Be Dancing/Batty for Bats"  You Should Be Dancing - Nick and Sally are planning to put on a show for their moms, but they can't finish their dance without falling down! The Cat in the Hat takes them to meet one of the best dancers in the world, Tango a bird of paradise! With a few costume changes and a little practice, Nick and Sally are finally able to show their moms their new dance! Batty for Bats - Sally and Nick are playing a game of blindfolded freeze tag but they can't seem to find each other! Luckily the Cat has a friend who is always able to find his way in the dark. He takes them to meet Zapita, a bat who teaches the kids about echolocation. Now that Nick and Sally know how to listen to find their way, freeze tag has become a lot more fun!. D

2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Flight of the Draco"  While on a mission to discover the secret of the Draco lizard's gliding abilities, Martin and Chris uncover an evil plot by fashion designer, Donita Donata. She has been capturing these amazing creatures with a plan to make them part of her new Fall collection. It's the Wild Kratts team to the rescue! Science Concept: Gliding, Gravity. D

3:00 pm 
Science Trek  "Mars"  Mars is more like Earth than any other planet in the solar system. Known as the Red Planet, Mars has fascinated humans with its red soil, ancient rivers and hints of ancient life. Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guest scientists from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Todd Barber, Lead Propulsion Engineer, and Matthew Heverly, Mobility Systems Engineer, answer students' questions about Mars.G

3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "The Best of West Ireland: Dingle, Galway, and the Aran Islands"  Ireland in the extreme is best experienced on its west coast in Gaeltachts, where the people speak Gaelic and the rugged villages have changed little over the generations. After exploring the rugged and remote Aran Islands, we settle into Galway, dance in a castle at a medieval folk banquet and delve into Ireland in the extreme: Dingle Peninsula. Ringing with traditional music from its rustic pubs, dotted with prehistoric "fairy forts," if you'll fall in love with Ireland, chances are it'll be right here. D

4:00 pm 
Schools That Change Communities   From economically challenged rural areas to crime-ridden urban neighborhoods, SCHOOLS THAT CHANGE COMMUNITIES profiles a diverse range of K-12 public schools in five states - Massachusetts, Maryland, South Dakota, Oregon and California - that are tackling educational reform at the local level. Principals, teachers, students, residents and others discuss place- and community-based education, an interdisciplinary approach which emphasizes hands-on, curiosity-based investigation using the surrounding community and neighborhoods as "living" classrooMs. Proponents say this creates not only a different type of learning environment, but a different kind of student. In confronting and solving real-world issues in their own hometowns, the students develop a sense of civic responsibility and pride. D

5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

6:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Around The World - Panamericana: Conquistadors, Aztecs & Revolutions"  Trekker Judith Jones travels south to the lands of ancient empires. In Mexico, she explores the myths and treasures that once drew the Conquistadors to a country rich in natural resources. Following their trail, her first stop is colonial Chihuahua, where Pancho Villa was a Mexican revolutionary leader.G

7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "A Middle Fork Journey"  It will test you, and it will challenge you. And then it will enchant you. The Middle Fork of the Salmon River is the gold standard by which other rivers are judged. Each year more than 10,000 folks make the journey. It's a journey into a wilderness, at times restful and serene, at other times dramatic and threatening. But no one leaves the Middle Fork disappointed. This is Idaho at its best.G

7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Livable Communities"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Robert McNulty, the founder of Partners for Livable Communities, about what makes communities "livable."G

8:00 pm 
Hanford An Oregon Experience   This show looks at the history of the 670-square-mile Hanford Nuclear Reservation. In 1943 a city seemingly sprang up overnight in the south central Washington desert as 45,000 workers came from all over the United States to build the world's first large-scale nuclear reactor as part of the top-secret Manhattan Project.G

9:00 pm 
How to Travel The World for Free  "Burger, Bike, & Boors"  Michael Wigge sleeps in Montreal free of charge as a couchsurfer. After walking through Ohio, he reaches the tiny village of Berlin, where Amish farmers take him in and let him sleep in their barn. After a grueling tour by bike and bus, Wigge spends several days with homeless man Joseph. D

9:30 pm 
Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge  "Alaska: Glacier Bay"  Art embarks by boat on a voyage of discovery, encountering dramatic calving glaciers and Sitka spruce forests, breaching orcas and migrating humpbacks, eagles and barnacle-eating bears.G

10:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Around The World - Panamericana: Conquistadors, Aztecs & Revolutions"  Trekker Judith Jones travels south to the lands of ancient empires. In Mexico, she explores the myths and treasures that once drew the Conquistadors to a country rich in natural resources. Following their trail, her first stop is colonial Chihuahua, where Pancho Villa was a Mexican revolutionary leader.G

11:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "A Middle Fork Journey"  It will test you, and it will challenge you. And then it will enchant you. The Middle Fork of the Salmon River is the gold standard by which other rivers are judged. Each year more than 10,000 folks make the journey. It's a journey into a wilderness, at times restful and serene, at other times dramatic and threatening. But no one leaves the Middle Fork disappointed. This is Idaho at its best.G

11:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Livable Communities"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Robert McNulty, the founder of Partners for Livable Communities, about what makes communities "livable."G

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