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May 25, 2012
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12:00 am 
BBC World News   NULL

12:30 am 
Newsline   NULL

1:00 am 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 6-8  "Workshop 7. Assessment"  In a classroom where students are actively engaged in literature, there is a need to find authentic assessment vehicles that measure their progress as readers and thinkers. In this program, teachers from around the country identify useful criteria that they have used in both formal and informal ongoing assessments. The group also talks about integrating their evaluation strategies in the milieu of traditional and high–stakes assessments, while maintaining an emphasis on the individual growth of the readers in their classrooMs.. D

2:00 am 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "Assessment-Driven Instruction"  Hildi Perez, first-grade teacher and reading specialist uses formal and informal assessments to help her make instructional decisions both for the class and for individuals.G

2:30 am 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "Cassandra Becomes A Fluent Reader"  Seven-year-old Cassandra Nelson uses visual clues to decode stories, but needs work on comprehension to achieve greater fluency. With a variety of literacy activities and reading practice, she and her first grade teacher, see progress toward her becoming an independent reader.G

3:00 am 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 3. Evolution and Phylogenetics"  The ability to compare DNA sequences from different organisms is refining our perspective on evolution. This session illustrates how molecular techniques are now combined with fossil evidence to explore relationships in organisms from whales to anthrax. D

3:30 am 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 4. Microbial Diversity"  Microbial diversity far surpasses all other diversity on the planet. This session examines recent studies of microbes including extremophiles, the comparisons of Bacteria and Archaea, and the formation and life cycle of biofilMs.. D

4:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Down to Earth"  Introduces students to the vast field of geology, using striking visuals to help students begin to appreciate the wonders of Earth.G

4:30 am 
Democracy In America  "Civil Liberties: Safeguarding The Individual"  This program examines the First, Fourth, and Sixth Constitutional Amendments to show how the Bill of Rights protects individual citizens from excessive or arbitrary government interference, yet, contrary to the belief of many Americans, does not grant unlimited rights. D

5:00 am 
BBC World News   NULL

5:30 am 
Connect with English  "Introduction/Rebecca's Dream"  The program begins with an overview of the course and an introduction to the main characters in the drama.G

6:00 am 
Functional Fitness with Suzanne Andrews  "Younger Joints In 30 Days"  NULL

6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Fishing Lessons/No Baths for Cleo"  Fishing Lessons - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Respectful Charley promises to teach Emily Elizabeth how to fish, then keeps putting it off until "tomorrow." At first Emily Elizabeth is understanding and uses the extra time to visit the library and check out books on fishing, but after a while, she's hurt by Charley's continuous cancellations. Emily Elizabeth and Jetta help him to realize that once a promise is made, it should be honored and respected. D

7:00 am 
Arthur  "The Butler Did....What?/The Trouble with Trophies"  The Butler Did.What? - Bailey is missing! He just left, leaving no note. With the help of the Baxter Detective Agency, Muffy discovers a series of clues. D

7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha's Life In Crime, Part 1 & 2"  Martha's Life in Crime, Part 1 - Martha tells the story of her puppy days in the animal shelter and her excitement of finding a family. But it turns out that Helen wasn't the first person who adopted Martha. Vocabulary: (E) autobiography, possib(le)(ilities), yearn(ed), promis(e)(ing), narrate(d), flashback (I) tell(ing), back then, now, recall, before. D

8:00 am 
Curious George  "Follow That Boat/Windmill Monkey"  Follow That Boat - Steve needs an A to pass his history class and his model papyrus boat is sure to make the grade. George helps him test the boat in Endless Park's pond, but a sudden rainstorm sweeps it down the sewer grate! While searching for the boat, Steve and George learn that debris from the street ends up in the ocean. Will they ever find Steve's little boat in the big ocean or will he be taking history again next year? Educational Objective: To recognize that waste needs to be disposed of properly to prevent unnecessary harm to the environment. D

8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Minnie Meerkat/Leaves"  Minnie Meerkat - Sally and Nick are planning to camp out in the backyard, but there are some scary noises out there! Not to worry, The Cat's friend Minnie Meerkat can teach them all about camping safe. Off to Peekaboo Plains where a group of meerkats show them how they make their camp safe every night. Now Sally and Nick know what to do to feel safe in the backyard. D

9:00 am 
Super Why!  "Aladdin"  Princess Pea is wishing for a playhouse to appear but no matter how many times she waves her wand, nothing happens! The Super Readers fly into the story of Aladdin to catch up with a lucky lad who's about to have all his wishes come true - courtesy of an amazing magic lamp! With the help of their literacy powers, the Super Readers dive inside the lamp to meet the genie himself. But will the Super Readers succeed in helping Aladdin get his wish, or will his dreams go up in smoke? Educational Objectives: To learn about taking the initiative. The alphabet is explored and kids practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story. D

9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Armored Like An Ankylosaurus/Campout!"  Armored Like an Ankylosaurus - The kids travel on the Dinosaur Train with Mr. Pteranodon to see his hero, Hank Ankylosaurus, play a game of Dinoball. Afterwards, they even get to play with Hank and learn what it's like to be a dinosaur that's covered with armored plates and a mighty club for a tail. Campout! - Our Pteranodon family goes to the Big Pond for their first overnight camp out and meets a small frog with a big voice. D

10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The Flood"  Gordon and Susan are getting ready to go to sleep after a long day when they suddenly hear water gushing. When they look out the window, they see Ernie and Bert float by on their beds. While Susan rushes off to tell Maria and Luis about the flood, Gordon brings Bert and Ernie inside their apartment. D

11:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Climb, Ignatz, Climb!"  Sid pretends that his stuffed animal panda is going on an adventure to the top of the playground slide. Sid and his friends make a plan and use simple machines like wheels, inclined planes, levers and pulleys to get the panda all the way to the top of the slide!. D

11:30 am 
WordWorld  "Rocket to the Moon/The Birds"  Rocket to the Moon - When Frog needs to rescue the Little Piggies from the moon, he learns to appreciate lowercase letters. The Birds - Sheep discovers a large egg and has to take care of it until she can find Bird and return it to its rightful owner. D

12:00 pm 
Caillou  "Caillou Helps Out"  Everyone's lending a helping hand today. Caillou plans a surprise birthday party for Grandpa with Grandma's help. He and Grandma get everything ready, and Grandpa is very surprised and very happy. D

12:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "China/Welcome, Cousin Riff"  China - BJ is waiting for a very special letter from his pen pal in China. The letter reveals that his pen pal is coming for a visit. With the help of friends in the park, BJ hurries to get the park ready. D

1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Minnie Meerkat/Leaves"  Minnie Meerkat - Sally and Nick are planning to camp out in the backyard, but there are some scary noises out there! Not to worry, The Cat's friend Minnie Meerkat can teach them all about camping safe. Off to Peekaboo Plains where a group of meerkats show them how they make their camp safe every night. Now Sally and Nick know what to do to feel safe in the backyard. D

1:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Night Time"  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  "Follow That Boat/Windmill Monkey"  Follow That Boat - Steve needs an A to pass his history class and his model papyrus boat is sure to make the grade. George helps him test the boat in Endless Park's pond, but a sudden rainstorm sweeps it down the sewer grate! While searching for the boat, Steve and George learn that debris from the street ends up in the ocean. Will they ever find Steve's little boat in the big ocean or will he be taking history again next year? Educational Objective: To recognize that waste needs to be disposed of properly to prevent unnecessary harm to the environment. D

2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha's Life In Crime, Part 1 & 2"  Martha's Life in Crime, Part 1 - Martha tells the story of her puppy days in the animal shelter and her excitement of finding a family. But it turns out that Helen wasn't the first person who adopted Martha. Vocabulary: (E) autobiography, possib(le)(ilities), yearn(ed), promis(e)(ing), narrate(d), flashback (I) tell(ing), back then, now, recall, before. D

3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Bluefoot"  Hector tries to debunk the myth of a mysterious creature called Bluefoot. D

3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Wordbot/Mount Rush Here"  WORDBOT - In order to get back at WordGirl for destroying his robots, Tobey builds a robot replica of WordGirl named WordBot. When WordBot gets jealous and turns against Tobey, WordGirl and Tobey are forced to team-up in order to defeat WordBot. Vocabulary Words: Devoted, Backfire. D

4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Polar Bears Don't Dance"  While in the Arctic, Martin and Chris are on a mission to discover how animals move around in different environments. Their new knowledge comes in handy when they discover that Zach Varmitech has kidnapped a Walrus calf and a Polar bear cub. The Wild Kratts team must do what it takes to return the baby animals to their mothers. D

4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Chaos As Usual"  Introducing Memoryville, home to a vast storehouse of Cyberspace data, where The Slugball Open, a Cyberspace version of baseball, is in progress. In their attempt to win for a day the Key to the City, Team Motherboard has made it to the finals . along with, you guessed it, Hacker! Unbeknownst to most (except, of course, to Hacker), this Key opens all doors to the city-including the door to the data storehouse! With surefire plans to win, Hacker can hardly wait to delete the data and create untold chaos. D

5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Season Four Is Canceled"  The first episode of Season 4 is an all-animated adventure! Ruff has just received some terrible news. he's been FIRED by the new Australian owner of the TV network, Harriet Hackensack (who just happens to hate dogs!) So Ruff embarks on an epic journey (in a cooking oil-powered aquatic doghouse shaped like a chicken) to get his job back! Along the way he enlists the help of his family and friends, including Uncle MacRuffmantosh, his brother Scruff, Grandma Ruffman, the dread ghost pirate Black Muzzle, nephew Glen, and, of course, his trusty Studio G sidekicks, Blossom and Chet. But can he complete his mission in time?. D

5:30 pm 

5:57 pm 
Newshour Promo   NULL

6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

7:00 pm 
Washington Week   NULL

7:30 pm 
Need to Know   JEFF GREENFIELD ANCHORS. "It's Not Easy Being Green" - Need to Know Correspondent Mona Iskander updates her report from Greenville, Michigan about a town that tried to reinvent itself by bringing in a solar panel manufacturing company. But the company has struggled greatly in part because of global economic forces. D

8:00 pm 
Foyle's War  "They Fought in the Fields, Part 1"  Three German airmen land in Cornwall when their planes crash in the Hastings countryside. But as fast as Foyle and Milner capture them, Major Cornwall, who works for the PO interrogation service, claims the enemy airmen even when they seem to be a part of a murder investigation. Part 1 of 2G

9:00 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "Who Killed Cock Robin, Part 1"  A horse whisperer disappears in Newton Magna and a long-standing adversary of Barnaby reappears - ex-con Melvyn Stockard, who claims to be a reformed man only concerned with his daughter's impending marriage. Then a member of the wedding party is found dead in a nearby well. Part 1 of 2G

10:00 pm 
Goat Rodeo Live: Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer and Chris Thile   Four virtuosos - cellist, bluegrass fiddler, bassist and mandolinist - combine for an out-of-the-box musical experience at Boston's House of Blues. Vibrant, varied and ignoring genre constraints, the music is composed and improvised, uptown and down home, funky and pastoral. The term "goat rodeo" is often applied to a chaotic situation, and is a reference to the challenges of melding classical and bluegrass music.G

11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

12:30 am 
May to December  "Feelings"  Hillary tries matchmaking Vera with her Uncle Mike, until she discovers that Vera already has a male companion. Alec becomes concerned when he learns Jamie has a lump on his throat that requires surgery.G

1:00 am 
As Time Goes By   Lionel is feeling brave and protective, giving Jean concern. Lionel's pride is severely dented because of Jean's reaction.G

1:30 am 
Last of the Summer Wine  "The Mother of All Mistakes, Or Is It?"  Determined to find his real mother, Hobbo does some research at the library and entreats Albin and Entwistle to take him to the address where he believes she is living, but only finds rejection there.G

2:00 am 
The Red Green Show  "Mad About You"  Harold teaches Red about anger management. Red shows how to re-cane a chair with garden hose.G

2:30 am 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket   Hyacinth plans a candlelight supper to impress the head of the local amateur operatic society and show off her vocal talents.G

3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Writers at Harriman"  Thirty-five teens from throughout Idaho gather at Harriman State Park in eastern Idaho for the six-day Writers at Harriman camp experience. In the tranquil setting surrounded by wildlife the students attend class with expert teachers and write.G

3:30 am 
Dialogue  "Fair Trade"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Doug Dirks of Ten Thousand Villages, a non-profit fair trade retailer, about fair trade issues. Dirks was in Boise to visit a retail outlet, previously a Ten Thousand Villages store but is now independent. Since the interview, Dirks has been named the CEO of Ten Thousand Villages.G

4:00 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

5:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "The Tree House"  Sid wonders how he can lift his heavy box of toys way up to his treehouse. After investigating at school, Sid discovers that a pulley is the perfect simple machine to help lift heavy things up to high places, like a tree house!. D

5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha's Life In Crime, Part 1 & 2"  Martha's Life in Crime, Part 1 - Martha tells the story of her puppy days in the animal shelter and her excitement of finding a family. But it turns out that Helen wasn't the first person who adopted Martha. Vocabulary: (E) autobiography, possib(le)(ilities), yearn(ed), promis(e)(ing), narrate(d), flashback (I) tell(ing), back then, now, recall, before. D

6:00 am 
Nature  "Salmon: Running The Gauntlet"  Idaho filmmaker Jim Norton follows the Pacific Northwest salmon run from the Columbia River Basin into the heart of Idaho to examine the difficulties the fish faces as it tries to establish the next generation. The film examines expensive projects that seek to preserve the species and where they are failing. Idahoans featured are Greg Servvheen, Idaho Fish and Game biologist, and Jerry Myers, Upper Salmon project manager for Trout Unlimited.G

7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Dubrovnik and Balkan Side-Trips"  From Dubrovnik, a remarkably preserved medieval fortress city, Rick ventures into less-visited corners of the former Yugoslavia. In Bosnia, he visits Mostar. In Montenegro, he sails the fjord-like Bay of Kotor.G

7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Dublin and Beyond"  Irish eyes are smiling when we explore Dublin, Ireland's urban core. There's history around every corner, and Dublin delights with Trinity College, the Book of Kells, the famous Guinness Brewery, and the infamous Kilmainham jail where Irish rebels spent their last days. We liberally sample pub life while tapping our toes to traditional music, and follow in the footsteps of famous Irish writers on a literary pub-crawl. D

8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Utah's Slick Rock Country"  Host David Yetman and his brother, Geologist Dick Yetman, take a geological road trip to Southeastern Utah's Colorado Plateau. After hiking through an ever-changing slot canyon named Canyon X and the aptly named Kodachrome Basin State Park, they take an eerie trek through Goblin Valley State Park where the mysterious entrada rock sculptures known as "goblins" surround you from all angles. D

8:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Sini Kufta"  Today we're traveling around the world to show a Middle Eastern or Armenian favorite.Sini Kufta. Kufta are yummy and creative little meatballs, and very easy to assemble, when you make them in a tray or casserole like we're doing today, they're called Sini Kufta. D

9:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs"  Pennington, NJ, Bedford Hills, NY and Ranger, GA. Community Supported Agricultural programs (also known as CSAs) are sweeping the country as a way for consumers to have access to the freshest, local and organically grown produce and more. For those that don't have the time or space to grow their own, it is the perfect partnership between the farmer and consumer. D

9:30 am 
This American Land  "Snowy Cave, Conservation Dogs, Underwater Oklahoma"  The episode opens amid dazzling natural formations below a New Mexico recreation area. Researchers use GPS technology to help endangered bighorn sheep living in rugged terrain. Doggie detectives in Oregon help scientists save rare plants.G

10:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Grilling"  Bridget shows Chris how to make Grilled Thin-Cut Pork Chops and Grilled Potato Hobo Packs. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for grill tongs. Next, Chris shares the test kitchen's top new gadgets, and finally, Julia uncovers the secrets to Grilled Lemon Chicken. D

10:30 am 
Tracks Ahead  "Fairplex"  Visit a southern California railway historical society, one of the oldest garden railroads in the country; enter the magic world of the Sunset Valley Oregon Railroad; visit a toy and train museum in Vermont's scenic Quechee Gorge Village; and ride through New York's Finger Lakes region. D

11:00 am 
Live from the Artists Den  "Kid Rock"  "The Kid" met "The King" on a snowy night in Memphis, when Kid Rock delivered an epic performance at Graceland. Following a historic, acoustic jam session with his band, Twisted Brown Trucker, in the Jungle Room at Elvis Presley's mansion, Rock played a 15-song set in the Elvis Presley Automobile Museum. From breakthrough hits like "Cowboy" and "Bawitdaba" to his recent anthems "Born Free" and "Rock n Roll Jesus" (tossing in a bit of Elvis's "Burning Love" for good measure), the Detroit rocker gave the invitation-only audience of 300 a definitive look at a remarkable career -- from inside the walls of rock-and-roll's greatest landmark. D

12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "The Flood"  Gordon and Susan are getting ready to go to sleep after a long day when they suddenly hear water gushing. When they look out the window, they see Ernie and Bert float by on their beds. While Susan rushes off to tell Maria and Luis about the flood, Gordon brings Bert and Ernie inside their apartment. D

1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Armored Like An Ankylosaurus/Campout!"  Armored Like an Ankylosaurus - The kids travel on the Dinosaur Train with Mr. Pteranodon to see his hero, Hank Ankylosaurus, play a game of Dinoball. Afterwards, they even get to play with Hank and learn what it's like to be a dinosaur that's covered with armored plates and a mighty club for a tail. Campout! - Our Pteranodon family goes to the Big Pond for their first overnight camp out and meets a small frog with a big voice. D

1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Muddled-Up Fairytales"  Everyone is busy and Whyatt doesn't know what to do with himself! So Super Why and his friends fly into the story Muddled Up Fairytales where they visit a young dragon new to Fairytale Land who is eager to find a legend of his own. But when Dragon tries to move in with The Three Pigs, he sets off a wacky chain of events that turns the whole land upside down! The superhero readers need to help Dragon find his Happily Ever After! Educational Objectives: To learn the fun of creativity, explore the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to create a brand new story!. D

2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Minnie Meerkat/Leaves"  Minnie Meerkat - Sally and Nick are planning to camp out in the backyard, but there are some scary noises out there! Not to worry, The Cat's friend Minnie Meerkat can teach them all about camping safe. Off to Peekaboo Plains where a group of meerkats show them how they make their camp safe every night. Now Sally and Nick know what to do to feel safe in the backyard. D

2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Platypus Cafe"  While kayaking in Australia, Martin and Chris encounter one of the world's most unusual creatures, a platypus mother with her eggs. But unscrupulous endangered animal chef, Gourmand, plans on making the platypus eggs his next delicacy. The Wild Kratts team must use the special "sixth sense" of the platypus to save the eggs. D

3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Manta Ray Silhouettes"  Create the simplicity of nature from drawing shapes and forms.G

3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play Jerome Kern's "All The Things You Are" and discuss stride piano. Featured guests include Andy LaVerne, Bobby Floyd and five-time Grammy nominee, David Benoit. D

4:00 pm 
Wild!  "Brazil's Pantanal - Pt. 1"  This largest and richest wetland is home to exotic and feared creatures such as caiman, anaconda and piranha. Part 1 of 2G

5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

6:00 pm 
Nature  "Salmon: Running The Gauntlet"  Idaho filmmaker Jim Norton follows the Pacific Northwest salmon run from the Columbia River Basin into the heart of Idaho to examine the difficulties the fish faces as it tries to establish the next generation. The film examines expensive projects that seek to preserve the species and where they are failing. Idahoans featured are Greg Servvheen, Idaho Fish and Game biologist, and Jerry Myers, Upper Salmon project manager for Trout Unlimited.G

7:00 pm 
Wild!  "Brazil's Pantanal - Pt. 1"  This largest and richest wetland is home to exotic and feared creatures such as caiman, anaconda and piranha. Part 1 of 2G

8:00 pm 
Wonders of the West  "Cowboy Territory"  Come with us to a working cattle ranch and then take to the skies at the annual Ruby Mountain Balloon Festival, held at the base of the spectacular mountain range often referred to as the Swiss Alps of northern Nevada. Enjoy a glimpse of Cowboy Poetry and learn some of the traditions of the flourishing Basque culture in this region. Find out where to dig for opals, and visit a nearby fishing spot. D

8:30 pm 
Wonders of the West  "Silver Trails Territory"  See some of the great state parks in Nevada including Cathedral Gorge, Beaver Dam, and Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park. Spend some time with us in Pahranagat Valley as we explore wetlands and Native American rock art. Learn the process of finding and creating jewelry from some of the finest turquoise in the world. D

9:00 pm 
Botany of Desire   Based on Michael Pollan's best-selling book, this special embarks on an exploration of the human relationship with the plant world as seen from the plants' point of view. Frances McDormand narrates this program that shows how four familiar species - the apple, the tulip, marijuana and the potato - evolved to satisfy human yearnings for sweetness, beauty, intoxication and control. The program visits Idaho to discuss the commercial growth of the potato, which was originally domesticated in Peru more than 8,000 years ago.G

11:00 pm 
Nature  "Salmon: Running The Gauntlet"  Idaho filmmaker Jim Norton follows the Pacific Northwest salmon run from the Columbia River Basin into the heart of Idaho to examine the difficulties the fish faces as it tries to establish the next generation. The film examines expensive projects that seek to preserve the species and where they are failing. Idahoans featured are Greg Servvheen, Idaho Fish and Game biologist, and Jerry Myers, Upper Salmon project manager for Trout Unlimited.G

12:00 am 
Great Conversations  "Wynton Marsalis and Robert Siegel"  Wynton Marsalis (jazz in the bittersweet blues of life) and Robert Siegel (National Public Radio). D

1:00 am 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Leaders, Community, and Citizens"  Cynthia Vaughn teaches first grade at the Rooftop Alternative School in San Francisco, California. The objective of Ms. Vaughn. D

1:30 am 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Making Bread Together"  Meylin Gonzalez is a kindergarten teacher in Tampa, Florida. Ms. Gonzalez uses this lesson to introduce her students to several economic concepts, including production and cooperation. Using a children. D

2:00 am 
Western Tradition  "The Decline of Rome"  While empires slash at Rome's borders, civil war and economic collapse destroy the empire from within.G

2:30 am 
Western Tradition  "The Fall of Rome"  Exhausted by centuries of power, the Western empire collapses before its enemies.G

3:00 am 
Human Condition  "The Fabric of Health"  This episode defines health in the broadest terms including mental, physical and nutritional well-being, and the relationship between leading an active, productive life and overall health. It discusses the role of government in protecting public health, and identifies actions individuals can take to affect their own long-term health.G

3:30 am 
Human Condition  "In Human Terms"  This episode demonstrates how health care professionals in the United States and abroad overcome legal, political and bureaucratic obstacles in providing health care to people for whom it is unavailable or unaffordable and addresses the question of free access to health care.G

4:00 am 
Saddle Club  "Musical Chairs"  Trapped at Pine Hollow due to flash flooding, the students are forced to endure a sleepover. When Desi goes hyper after she thinks she has eaten paprika, she takes delight in telling everyone how it really is.G

4:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Social Entrepreneurs"  Join the Biz Kids and you'll meet social visionaries who use the same tools as profit-oriented entrepreneurs. Yet instead of building companies and large profits, these people create thriving organizations and powerful movements for social change. D

5:00 am 
Maya & Miguel  "Crushed"  Miguel gets a crush on a new substitute teacher, Miss Cisneros, and studies like crazy in her class. At the same time, Tito has to read a poem over the school PA system. As (bad) luck would have it, Tito gets inspiration for the poem by watching the enamored Miguel, and when he reads his poem, he exposes Miguel's crush to the whole school. D

5:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Chicken Rice Bowls"  Today we're going to show you how to make a bowl with an Asian flair. .Chicken Rice Bowls. D

6:00 am 
Ciao Italia  "Whole Wheat Pizza/Pizza Integrale"  Mary Ann's got healthy whole wheat flour on her mind -- and in her mixing bowl too. She's re-creating Mom's Filled Calzones, one of her mother's favorites, that's filled with fresh ricotta cheese and chunks of provolone. She keeps the theme going with a Whole Wheat Pizza with Olives and Cheese, and surprise, tops it with a fresh greens salad, picked that very morning from Guy's garden. D

6:30 am 
Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef  "Fruit Tarts"  Chef Keller makes two, French-style fruit tarts, starting with an easy-to-make pear tart similar to the ones made by home cooks. He then makes a stunning Tartes Aux Fruites, the renowned classic found in bakeries throughout France. Poached Pear Tart with Rum-Flavored Almond Cream; Tartes aux Fruites.G

7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Denmark: Beyond Copenhagen"  Rick visits Aarhus with its ruddy affluence, charming open-air museum and well-preserved ancient bog man. Roskilde is impressive with its royal burial church and the best Viking ship museum anywhere.G

7:30 am 
Travel with Kids  "England - The Lake District"  NULL

8:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Sacred Places, Sacred Spaces"  Allen visits historic Arlington National Cemetery during the annual Renewal and Remembrance event, and learns the history of the grounds. He also goes to the nearby Mt. Vernon Estate where he learns of the connection between Arlington and George Washington's home.G

8:30 am 
This Old House  "Bedford Project, Part 7 of 16"  General contractor Tom Silva tops off the existing cellulose insulation in the walls of the oldest part of the house. Meanwhile, landscape contractor Roger Cook takes homeowner Becky Titlow to see a display of "garden to table" raised beds at Elm Bank Reservation in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Then, back at the house, landscape designer Jenn Nawada lends a hand as Roger builds raised beds out of fieldstone from the old foundation, and Becky plants the first vegetables for her family. D

9:00 am 
American Woodshop  "Thinking Toys"  NULL

9:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Top 20 Common Decorating Mistakes"  NULL

10:00 am 
Sewing with Nancy  "Designer Bags, Part 1"  NULL

10:30 am 
Best of Simply Painting: Across Europe  "Inish Boffin"  At the offshore islands of Inishboffin, in Galway Bay, Frank visits a fort on a promontory and the westernmost point in Ireland. Painting: Navigation guide post in harbor. D

11:00 am 
Simply Ming  "The Pallotta Sisters & Infusing Flavor Into Pasta"  NULL

11:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "California: Pesto Pronto!"  On her trip to the Golden State, Lidia meets with Brady Whitlow, president of Corto Olive, to talk about their methods of producing Italian-style olive oil in California. Next, Lidia visits one of the longest-standing wine making families in Sonoma County, the Seghesio family, at their vineyards. Joe joins Lidia in the kitchen to give his take on how to use pesto in two easy recipes: Pesto Salmon BLT and Pesto Chicken Salad. D

12:00 pm 
Connect with English  "The Picnic/Prejudice"  Ramon and Rebecca have a nice chat at a picnic for the after-school program, but are interrupted when some racist kids taunt Vincent Wang for being Chinese.G

12:30 pm 
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

1:00 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Leaders, Community, and Citizens"  Cynthia Vaughn teaches first grade at the Rooftop Alternative School in San Francisco, California. The objective of Ms. Vaughn. D

1:30 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Making Bread Together"  Meylin Gonzalez is a kindergarten teacher in Tampa, Florida. Ms. Gonzalez uses this lesson to introduce her students to several economic concepts, including production and cooperation. Using a children. D

2:00 pm 
Western Tradition  "Common Life in the Middle Ages"  Society divides itself into three parts: those who pray, those who fight, and those who work.G

2:30 pm 
Western Tradition  "Cities and Cathedrals of the Middle Ages"  As Europe's cities come back to life, the great churches embody the material and spiritual ambitions of the age.G

3:00 pm 
Human Condition  "The Fabric of Health"  This episode defines health in the broadest terms including mental, physical and nutritional well-being, and the relationship between leading an active, productive life and overall health. It discusses the role of government in protecting public health, and identifies actions individuals can take to affect their own long-term health.G

3:30 pm 
Human Condition  "In Human Terms"  This episode demonstrates how health care professionals in the United States and abroad overcome legal, political and bureaucratic obstacles in providing health care to people for whom it is unavailable or unaffordable and addresses the question of free access to health care.G

4:00 pm 
Saddle Club  "Musical Chairs"  Trapped at Pine Hollow due to flash flooding, the students are forced to endure a sleepover. When Desi goes hyper after she thinks she has eaten paprika, she takes delight in telling everyone how it really is.G

4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Social Entrepreneurs"  Join the Biz Kids and you'll meet social visionaries who use the same tools as profit-oriented entrepreneurs. Yet instead of building companies and large profits, these people create thriving organizations and powerful movements for social change. D

5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Bluefoot"  Hector tries to debunk the myth of a mysterious creature called Bluefoot. D

5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Chaos As Usual"  Introducing Memoryville, home to a vast storehouse of Cyberspace data, where The Slugball Open, a Cyberspace version of baseball, is in progress. In their attempt to win for a day the Key to the City, Team Motherboard has made it to the finals . along with, you guessed it, Hacker! Unbeknownst to most (except, of course, to Hacker), this Key opens all doors to the city-including the door to the data storehouse! With surefire plans to win, Hacker can hardly wait to delete the data and create untold chaos. D

6:00 pm 
Ciao Italia  "Whole Wheat Pizza/Pizza Integrale"  Mary Ann's got healthy whole wheat flour on her mind -- and in her mixing bowl too. She's re-creating Mom's Filled Calzones, one of her mother's favorites, that's filled with fresh ricotta cheese and chunks of provolone. She keeps the theme going with a Whole Wheat Pizza with Olives and Cheese, and surprise, tops it with a fresh greens salad, picked that very morning from Guy's garden. D

6:30 pm 
Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef  "Fruit Tarts"  Chef Keller makes two, French-style fruit tarts, starting with an easy-to-make pear tart similar to the ones made by home cooks. He then makes a stunning Tartes Aux Fruites, the renowned classic found in bakeries throughout France. Poached Pear Tart with Rum-Flavored Almond Cream; Tartes aux Fruites.G

7:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Denmark: Beyond Copenhagen"  Rick visits Aarhus with its ruddy affluence, charming open-air museum and well-preserved ancient bog man. Roskilde is impressive with its royal burial church and the best Viking ship museum anywhere.G

7:30 pm 
Travel with Kids  "England - The Lake District"  NULL

8:00 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Sacred Places, Sacred Spaces"  Allen visits historic Arlington National Cemetery during the annual Renewal and Remembrance event, and learns the history of the grounds. He also goes to the nearby Mt. Vernon Estate where he learns of the connection between Arlington and George Washington's home.G

8:30 pm 
This Old House  "Bedford Project, Part 7 of 16"  General contractor Tom Silva tops off the existing cellulose insulation in the walls of the oldest part of the house. Meanwhile, landscape contractor Roger Cook takes homeowner Becky Titlow to see a display of "garden to table" raised beds at Elm Bank Reservation in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Then, back at the house, landscape designer Jenn Nawada lends a hand as Roger builds raised beds out of fieldstone from the old foundation, and Becky plants the first vegetables for her family. D

9:00 pm 
American Woodshop  "Thinking Toys"  NULL

9:30 pm 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Top 20 Common Decorating Mistakes"  NULL

10:00 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Designer Bags, Part 1"  NULL

10:30 pm 
Best of Simply Painting: Across Europe  "Inish Boffin"  At the offshore islands of Inishboffin, in Galway Bay, Frank visits a fort on a promontory and the westernmost point in Ireland. Painting: Navigation guide post in harbor. D

11:00 pm 
Simply Ming  "The Pallotta Sisters & Infusing Flavor Into Pasta"  NULL

11:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "California: Pesto Pronto!"  On her trip to the Golden State, Lidia meets with Brady Whitlow, president of Corto Olive, to talk about their methods of producing Italian-style olive oil in California. Next, Lidia visits one of the longest-standing wine making families in Sonoma County, the Seghesio family, at their vineyards. Joe joins Lidia in the kitchen to give his take on how to use pesto in two easy recipes: Pesto Salmon BLT and Pesto Chicken Salad. D

12:00 am 
Secrets of the Dead  "The World's Biggest Bomb"  Beginning in the 1950s, American and Soviet scientists engaged in a dangerous race to see who could build and detonate the world's largest bomb. The results exceeded all expectations about how big a bomb could be built. This is a story where the United States led the way, but then left the field clear for the Soviet Union to break all records. D

1:00 am 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

2:00 am 

2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Gregg Allman (musician). D

3:00 am 
Dabbawallas   This documentary explores a form of work that has existed in Bombay, India for more than 100 years. Each day 4,000 Dabbawallas (box persons) deliver 100,000 lunches at high levels of reliability. This delivery system functions without any of the trappings of modern day work, such as technology, business procedures and practices, and so on. D

4:00 am 
Independent Lens  "Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo"  Exploring the history of Japan's love affair with bugs, this film uses insects like an anthropologist's toolkit, and uncovers Japanese philosophies that shift perspectives on nature, beauty and life.G

5:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "Academically Adrift: How College Students and Professors Aren't Making the Grade"  Guests: Josipa Roksa, co-author, Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campus; Kim Clark, Senior Writer for Money Magazine; James Piereson, Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute. College is still considered key to the American dream. But is that dream hollow? "Academically Adrift" a new book by two college professors contends that many of today's college students show little-to-no improvement in critical thinking or written communication throughout their time at college. D

5:30 am 
Great Decisions In Foreign Policy  "Drawdown: Exiting Iraq and Afghanistan"  As U.S. troops drawdown from Iraq and Afghanistan, what's the return on the American investment in blood and treasure?. D

6:00 am 
Civilization: The West and the Rest with Niall Ferguson   The historian explores the West's epic and surprising rise to global dominance. Applying essential economic and political insights, Ferguson identifies what he calls "the six killer applications," which enabled the West to become an economic and political superpower. During the 15th-century spice race, competition, both economic and political, fostered capitalism and spread the wealth in the West from royal courts to a fragmented European state system, outstripping China's monolithic empire. Part 1 of 2G

8:00 am 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "Should Genetically Engineered Babies Be Prohibited?"  Imagine a world free of genetic diseases, where parents control their offspring's height, eye color and intelligence. The science may be closer than you think. Genes interact in ways that we don't fully understand and there could be unintended consequences, new diseases that result from our tinkering. D

9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL

10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Writers at Harriman"  Thirty-five teens from throughout Idaho gather at Harriman State Park in eastern Idaho for the six-day Writers at Harriman camp experience. In the tranquil setting surrounded by wildlife the students attend class with expert teachers and write.G

10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Fair Trade"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Doug Dirks of Ten Thousand Villages, a non-profit fair trade retailer, about fair trade issues. Dirks was in Boise to visit a retail outlet, previously a Ten Thousand Villages store but is now independent. Since the interview, Dirks has been named the CEO of Ten Thousand Villages.G

11:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "Academically Adrift: How College Students and Professors Aren't Making the Grade"  Guests: Josipa Roksa, co-author, Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campus; Kim Clark, Senior Writer for Money Magazine; James Piereson, Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute. College is still considered key to the American dream. But is that dream hollow? "Academically Adrift" a new book by two college professors contends that many of today's college students show little-to-no improvement in critical thinking or written communication throughout their time at college. D

11:30 am 
Great Decisions In Foreign Policy  "Drawdown: Exiting Iraq and Afghanistan"  As U.S. troops drawdown from Iraq and Afghanistan, what's the return on the American investment in blood and treasure?. D

12:00 pm 
Civilization: The West and the Rest with Niall Ferguson   The historian explores the West's epic and surprising rise to global dominance. Applying essential economic and political insights, Ferguson identifies what he calls "the six killer applications," which enabled the West to become an economic and political superpower. During the 15th-century spice race, competition, both economic and political, fostered capitalism and spread the wealth in the West from royal courts to a fragmented European state system, outstripping China's monolithic empire. Part 1 of 2G

2:00 pm 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "Should Genetically Engineered Babies Be Prohibited?"  Imagine a world free of genetic diseases, where parents control their offspring's height, eye color and intelligence. The science may be closer than you think. Genes interact in ways that we don't fully understand and there could be unintended consequences, new diseases that result from our tinkering. D

3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

4:00 pm 

4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL

5:00 pm 
Civilization: The West and the Rest with Niall Ferguson   The historian explores the West's epic and surprising rise to global dominance. Applying essential economic and political insights, Ferguson identifies what he calls "the six killer applications," which enabled the West to become an economic and political superpower. During the 15th-century spice race, competition, both economic and political, fostered capitalism and spread the wealth in the West from royal courts to a fragmented European state system, outstripping China's monolithic empire. Part 1 of 2G

7:00 pm 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "Should Genetically Engineered Babies Be Prohibited?"  Imagine a world free of genetic diseases, where parents control their offspring's height, eye color and intelligence. The science may be closer than you think. Genes interact in ways that we don't fully understand and there could be unintended consequences, new diseases that result from our tinkering. D

8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

9:00 pm 

9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL

10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

11:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker Food Hour: Morocco"  Ben O'Donoghue starts his culinary adventures with lunch at the camel market in Casablanca.G

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