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July 25, 2017
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1:00 pm 
Science Trek  "The Earth"  Host Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guest scientists, Virginia Gillerman, a geologist with the Idaho Geological Survey and Jeffrey Johnson, an Assistant Research Professor of Geophysics at Boise State University, will answer students' questions about the Earth.G
1:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Painting for Peanuts/Martha's No Dummy"  Painting for Peanuts - The zoo is in danger of closing! Helen and TD volunteer for an animal painting class to try and save it. But it turns out animal painting isn't exactly what they thought. Vocabulary: (E) realistic, easel, participate(d), abstract, portrait (I) painting(s), artwork, brushes, course, sculpture, pose(s). D
2:00 pm 
Nature Cat  "Muck Amok/Follow Those Footprints"  Muck Amok - Squeeks' cousin Marvin needs big-time help, right away! His marsh home is in danger of flooding! Tally ho! Nature Cat and his pals are called into action to investigate and figure out how to stop the flooding before more animals are forced to leave their marsh homes. Follow Those Footprints - Tally ho, it's Nature Art Day! An extremely excited Nature Cat proudly unveils his latest nature masterpiece - a statue of himself made out of acorns. But there's a slight problem: the statue's acorn head is gone! Uh-oh, where'd it go?!. D
2:30 pm 
Nature Cat  "Ocean Commotion - Part 2"  A day for celebrating Hal and his favorite chew toy Mr. Chewinsky's three-year anniversary as dog and toy has gone from joyous fun to total sadness as Nature Cat has made a terrible mistake! Nature Cat accidentally dropped Mr. Chewinsky down the storm drain, and now he is floating on the storm water, working his way through the drain system to the river and out to the ocean! Oh no! As the gang goes to find and save Mr. Chewinsky, they learn how all waterways are connected, and also meet up with a new special friend named Nature Dog, who helps them navigate the oceans. Will they find Mr. Chewinsky? Will Hal be able to celebrate his anniversary!? And who is Nature Dog?!. D
3:00 pm 
Ready Jet Go!  "Diggin' Earth/Mindy's Mystery"  "Diggin' Earth" - The kids try to dig into the Center of the Earth (a la Commander Cressida), but after finding out that the center is much too hot and the layer of Earth leading up to it is solid rock, they re-vamp their plans. They decide to become the kids to dig down the deepest into the Earth. Learning about the layers of the Earth inspires Jet to make an Earth Layer Cake. D
3:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Eel-Lectric!"  When the Tortuga crashes somewhere in the middle of the Amazon rainforest, the electrical system of the ship is destroyed. Grounded and exposed to the elements and predators - like jaguars and crocodiles - the Wild Kratts must come up with a plan to restore the electrical systems before the creatures of the Amazon completely take over the Tortuga! Science Concept: Electricity. D
4:00 pm 
Odd Squad  "Life of O'Brian/Whatever Happened to Agent Oz?"  Life of O'Brian - When a miffed O'Brian won't let Olive access the tubes, she has to solve the mystery of what she did to upset him. Curriculum: Time. Whatever Happened to Agent Oz? - Olive tells Otto the story of what happened to Octavia's partner, Agent Oz. D
4:30 pm 
Arthur  "Maria Speaks/Postcards from Binky"  Maria has always been a silent fixture in Mr. Ratburn's third-grade class. But her time to speak has finally come. There's just one problem: how do you solve a stutter like Maria's? Educational Objective: Maria learns to have confidence in herself, and her speech. D
5:00 pm 
Nature Cat  "Muck Amok/Follow Those Footprints"  Muck Amok - Squeeks' cousin Marvin needs big-time help, right away! His marsh home is in danger of flooding! Tally ho! Nature Cat and his pals are called into action to investigate and figure out how to stop the flooding before more animals are forced to leave their marsh homes. Follow Those Footprints - Tally ho, it's Nature Art Day! An extremely excited Nature Cat proudly unveils his latest nature masterpiece - a statue of himself made out of acorns. But there's a slight problem: the statue's acorn head is gone! Uh-oh, where'd it go?!. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the S&P 500 & the Nasdaq hit records as earnings power the rally. Plus, would you allow your employer to implant a microchip in your hand?. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Secrets of Great British Castles  "Arundel Castle"  Dan Jones is in the heart of the English countryside at Arundel Castle. Though it may appear tranquil today, for centuries this picture perfect castle had its share of turbulent times. Apart from the occasional reversion to the Crown, from 1138 to the present day Arundel Castle has been carried by female heiresses from the d'Albinis to the FitzAlans in the 13th century and then from the FitzAlans to the Howards in the 16th century. D
8:00 pm 
Summer of Love: American Experience   View a complex portrait of the notorious Haight-Ashbury event that many consider the peak of the 1960s counter-culture movement. Hear interviews with a range of individuals, including politicians, runaways, police officers, residents and scholars. D
9:00 pm 
RARE - Creatures of the Photo Ark  "2 of 3"  Journey with Joel Sartore in Spain, where he photographs the alluring Iberian lynx, and to China to film the Yangtze giant softshell turtle. In Cameroon, he hopes to glimpse the amazing Cross River gorilla, the rarest in the world. Part 2 of 3G
10:00 pm 
Frontline  "Hunting The Nightmare Bacteria"  Reporter David Hoffman investigates the rise of untreatable infections and profiles several cases. He looks at an uncontrollable outbreak at a prestigious hospital, where 18 patients were mysteriously infected and six died despite frantic efforts to contain the killer bacteria.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Bounce/Timmy Tippy Toe"  Bounce - Nick and Sally are wondering why their ball is so bouncy. Fish tells them it's because it's made from rubber, and rubber comes from trees. Cat doesn't believe him so it's time to ask the expert, Dr. Twiggles! It turns out Fish is right! And Dr. Twiggles shows them all just how rubber is made, and all the wonderful things rubber can make! Timmy Tippy Toe - Nick and Sally are playing on a climbing frame but just can't manage to get to the top. D
1:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Mystery of the North Pole Penguins?"  The Wild Kratts are hanging out with Emperor penguins at the South Pole and wondering why penguins don't live at the North Pole. All of a sudden, Koki gets a report from Wild Kratt Kid, Nua, that there are penguins stranded in the Arctic. What? They're not supposed to be there! The Wild Kratts spring into action to investigate this mystery and get the "lost" penguins back to their natural home. D
2:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "California Coast Dolphins"  Art Lesson: Color contrast. Find out how color contrast adds drama to a painting. There are many ways to depict contrast in painting by placing or arranging different objects, colors, shades, or textures against each other. D
2:30 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Artisanal Bread In Tortilla Land"  In the land of the tortilla, bread can often get overlooked. But if Chef Elena Reygadas has anything to say about it, bread will soon rise as an important player in Mexican cuisine. She certainly has the right tools to effect change: At her bakery, Rosetta Panaderia, she crafts transcendent versions of Mexico's classic pan de pulque (pulque bread) and sugary-topped conchas. D
3:00 pm 
Secrets of Great British Castles  "Leeds Castle"  Dan Jones is in the southeast of the country, at an idyllic castle owned once by six medieval Queens and an American heiress: Leeds Castle. He explores why Leeds Castle is nicknamed the "Ladies Castle" and through the castle's history discovers that it isn't quite as genteel as it sounds. Leeds Castle was originally the site of a royal Saxon family's manor. D
3:43 pm 
Idaho Science Journal  "Testing Lake Coeur d'Alene"  Scientific teams from the Coeur d'Alene Tribe and the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality use all the available tools to study the lake's water quality, including scuba diving.G
4:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Life's Rocky Start"  From the first sparks of life to the survival of the fittest, unearth the secret relationship between rocks and life. NOVA goes around the world and back in time to investigate how minerals are vital to the origins and evolution of life. D
6:00 pm 
Nature's Great Race  "Caribou"  Join 100,000 caribou who face hungry bears and wolves, deadly frozen rivers and rugged mountains as they undertake the world's longest land migration: 3,000 miles through the frozen Arctic wilderness of Canada and Alaska. Part 2 of 3G
7:00 pm 
Time Scanners  "St. Paul's Cathedral"  Steve Burrows and his team are at St. Paul's Cathedral in London to electronically explore the groundbreaking three-part structure with its majestic dome. They see how architect Sir Christopher Wren overcame unstable foundations and immense structural forces, and how the cathedral survived a direct hit by a German bomb during World War II. Part 2 of 6G
8:00 pm 
Is Your Brain Male Or Female?   New research suggests that the connections in men and women's brains follow different patterns - patterns which may explain typical forms of male and female behavior. But are these patterns innate, or are they shaped by the world around us? Using a team of human lab rats and a troop of Barbary monkeys, Michael Mosley and Alice Roberts test the science and challenge old stereotypes. They ask whether this new scientific research will benefit both men and women - or whether it could drive the sexes even further apart. D
9:00 pm 
NOVA  "Life's Rocky Start"  From the first sparks of life to the survival of the fittest, unearth the secret relationship between rocks and life. NOVA goes around the world and back in time to investigate how minerals are vital to the origins and evolution of life. D
10:00 pm 
Nature's Great Race  "Caribou"  Join 100,000 caribou who face hungry bears and wolves, deadly frozen rivers and rugged mountains as they undertake the world's longest land migration: 3,000 miles through the frozen Arctic wilderness of Canada and Alaska. Part 2 of 3G
11:00 pm 
Time Scanners  "St. Paul's Cathedral"  Steve Burrows and his team are at St. Paul's Cathedral in London to electronically explore the groundbreaking three-part structure with its majestic dome. They see how architect Sir Christopher Wren overcame unstable foundations and immense structural forces, and how the cathedral survived a direct hit by a German bomb during World War II. Part 2 of 6G
1:00 pm 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century  "Changes on the Chang Jiang"  Shanghai enters the 21st Century on a wave of development, ready to reclaim its legacy as China's commercial center. The steady growth of a township enterprise illustrates three great contrasts in modern China: rural vs urban, agricultural vs industrial, coastal vs interior.G
1:30 pm 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century  "The Booming Maritime Edge"  This program explores globalization and the effects of modernization on Chinese society. What factors contributed to Taiwan's emergence as a high-tech powerhouse?G
2:00 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "Rivals and Friends"  Election of 1796, first contested presidential election, won by John Adams. His opponent, Thomas Jefferson becomes vice-president. Adam's difficult relationship with cabinet, congress, and Jefferson. Struggle with France on the high seas; the Alien and Sedition Acts set stage for election of 1800, won narrowly by Jefferson. Lame-duck Congress changes court structure; Adams appoints Federalists to new posts before he leaves office. Jefferson challenges appointments. Role of Chief Justice John Marshall and Marbury vs. Madison decision in strengthening Supreme Court.G
2:30 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "Best Laid Plans"  Republican desire to minimize national government and encourage small town/agrarian lifestyles overtaken during Jefferson's presidency by economic vitality and growth of cities, beginnings of industrialization, the Louisiana Purchase, expansion to the west. Jefferson's embargo in response to Napoleonic Wars hurts economy of northeast. Election of James Madison in 1808; Jefferson lifts embargo as he leaves office. The War of 1812.G
3:00 pm 
DragonflyTV  "Dallas & Fort Worth"  Fossil detectives Brandy and Ashley discover that not everything about dinosaurs-even Texas-sized ones-is gigantic when they dig for microfossils with the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History. Reed and Nick get game at The Science Place in Dallas, answering the question: so just where is the "sweet spot" on my bat? And in the Science Secret, Dragonfly TV uncovers a very clever pesticide at Discovery Gardens, a certified organic public garden. D
3:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "What's in the Books?"  Poor recordkeeping adds up to lost money. This episode examines bookkeeping and accounting, income and expenses, profit and loss, and gives tips on how to get over math anxiety (in case you have it). Meet the youngest Harlem Globetrotter who does a slam dunk with his books. D
4:00 pm 
On Story  "Norman Lear - A Retrospective"  Perhaps one of the most influential contributors to the landscape of situational comedies and progressive writing in Hollywood, Norman Lear transformed a genre known for play-it-safe humor into a platform for how Americans experience social issues. In this week's On Story, Lear remembers a few of his favorite episodes and how he created some of the most beloved characters in the history of television. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Poddleville Case"  (topic: Patterns) - The diabolical Hacker wreaks havoc when he steals the power pods of Poddleville, a cybercity filled with patterns. Our heroes must use math and logic to crack the double pattern that unlocks the Poddles' cyberpower vault before Hacker and his henchmen do! The Big Idea: Patterns are sequences that repeat or change in an orderly way. You can use patterns to predict the next step in solving a problem. D
5:00 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Favorite Scarves to Sew, Part 1"  Turn a rectangle of fabric into a fabulous accessory. Scarves are fashion statements that are as enjoyable to create as they are to wear. Nancy and her guest, Donna Fenske, highlight some of Nancy's favorite scarf techniques from past shows that can be quickly created in a variety of fabrics. D
5:30 pm 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "An Arctic Winter Day"  Travel along with Bob Ross and discover the serenity of a quiet cabin nestled in a frozen moment. D
6:00 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Holiday Sides"  The winter is full of big family meals where you really have to be on your game to get food on the table all at once. Sara shows a little love to the unsung heroes of the big meal, the sides. She's got delicious winter vegetables like shredded butternut squash with dates, Brussels sprouts with panko breadcrumbs and a creamy tahini sauce, plus a creamy root vegetable soup that can stand on its own as a main course or serve as a first course. D
6:30 pm 
Julie Taboulie's Lebanese Kitchen  "Magical Mezze Amidst The Moonlight"  Mezze is internationally known all over the world as one of the most distinctive and delicious display of dishes to delve into originating right from Lebanon and the Middle East. In today's show Julie is making her mezze magical with an evening set amidst the moonlight of scrumptious small plates presented on a table as far as the eye can see for you and for her loving Lebanese family that Julie is entertaining throughout this socially-inspired show. Traditionally, the mezze can offer upwards of forty to fifty different types of hot and cold small plates, and today, Julie opts to prepare and present some of the most popular and perhaps some of the most famous small plates among the mezze made perfectly for passing around the table with family and friends. D
7:00 pm 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Welsh Stick Chair II"  The challenge of the Welsh stick chair continues as Roy shapes spindles and backs for a proper sit-down. D
7:30 pm 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Peru - The Amazon and Beyond"  Join Joseph as he ships out on a Peruvian Amazon journey from the jungle town of Iquitos, Peru and makes his way through one of the world's wonders. One-fifth of the world's water and oxygen are produced in the Amazon Rainforest and thousands of species of birds, fish, reptiles, mammals and plants as well as hundreds of thousands of people thrive there. With all the pressures from logging and mining interests, it's also a wonder that this natural world still exists. D
8:00 pm 
Travels with Darley  "Guadeloupe Islands Caribbean Adventures"  Darley Newman joins local guides in the Guadeloupe Islands to discover this Caribbean island destination with unique French Creole influences. Viewers experience hiking a volcano, snorkeling the Jacques Cousteau Reserve, shopping in lively markets, and live music, UNESCO dance and art in the islands' largest city. D
8:30 pm 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Coastal Favorites"  Travel along the coast as Martha showcases the bounty of the Arabian Gulf. Each dish highlights the local catch-shrimp balls, chilled mussel salad, calamari with vermicelli, lemon and herbs, and fish with tamarind sauce. D
9:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Dinner In Italy"  Man on the street Doc Willoughby learns all about Sicilian-style pizza from the Barbati family of L&B Spumoni Gardens in Brooklyn. Then, host Christopher Kimball goes into the test kitchen with test cook Bridget Lancaster to learn how to make the ultimate thick-crust Sicilian-style pizza at home. Next, test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets to homemade ricotta cheese. D
9:30 pm 
New Orleans Cooking with Kevin Belton  "Thanksgiving"  Stuffed mirlitons, Cajun turkey and dirty rice. D
10:00 pm 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company: Hooks, Lies & Alibis  "Oysters - Empire, LA"  In this episode, John travels the mouth of the Mississippi River and meets the Lepetich family. Mato Lepetich came to Louisiana in the early 20th century and started farming oysters, and his son Matt teaches John all about the oyster industry and how Czechoslovakians came to settle in Louisiana and dominated the industry. Matt then helps John make oyster Rockefeller soup. D
10:30 pm 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Alpine Christmas"  Hot-spiced cider and strains of "O Tannenbaum" warm our hearts as we head to Europe for Christmas. Switzerland has a special glow this time of year and we find plenty of good cheer in the bright Christmas markets and toasty ski lodges. We begin in the magical atmosphere of Zurich, with its glittering trees and festive music. D
11:00 pm 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "Building Oral Language"  In a full-day kindergarten class in Boston, Massachusetts, Cindy Wilson and her bilingual aide promote oral language development and individual responsibility.G
11:30 pm 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "Thalia Learns The Details"  With the support and guidance of her teacher, Thalia steadily learns the details of the basics of reading and writing such as one-to-one word correspondence, letter sounds, and left-to-right text. She uses her fine motor skills in adding text to her inventive drawings.G
1:00 pm 
Life on the Line  "The Match"  A childhood friendship-and Facebook-could save John Brannon's life. While on the brink of kidney failure, John reunites with an old friend who suddenly realizes that she has the ability to save him through organ transplantation. Meanwhile in the same hospital, 5-year-old Chealsey Melendez is diagnosed with stage-4 cancer. D
1:30 pm 
On Story  "Psychological Thrillers"  Writers of psychological thrillers talk about putting regular people into horrifying scenarios.G
2:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
3:00 pm 
3:30 pm 
DW News   NULL
4:00 pm 
Southwestern Gems: Our Desert National Parks   SOUTHWESTERN GEMS: OUR DESERT NATIONAL PARKS showcases the top national parks, monuments, preserves and historic sites within the four major North American deserts. Stunning high-definition footage brings to life the majestic landscapes of The Great Basin Desert of Nevada and Utah; the Mojave Desert of California; the Sonoran Desert of Arizona; and the Chihuahuan Desert of New Mexico and Texas. The film captures the defining features and distinct character of each of these major desert areas, including the great temperature fluctuations of Great Basin National Park, the incredible cache of Jurassic-era fossils within Dinosaur National Monument, the geological riches of Death Valley National Park and the awe-inspiring spectacle of the world's largest (and oldest) living trees in Sequoia National Park. D
5:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Out in the Silence"  Out in the Silence captures the remarkable chain of events that unfold when the announcement of filmmaker Joe Wilson's wedding to another man ignites a firestorm of controversy in his small Pennsylvania hometown. Drawn back by a plea for help from the mother of a gay teen being tormented at school, Wilson's journey dramatically illustrates the universal challenges of being an outsider in a conservative environment and the transformation that is possible when those who have long been constrained by a traditional code of silence summon the courage to break it. D
6:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "The Health of Our Forest"  How sick are the national forests? And what is the cure? Outdoor Idaho explores forest health concerns in three different forest types: the white pine forests of North Idaho: the ponderosa pine stands of the Boise National Forest: and the lodgepole forests of the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. D
6:30 pm 
Dialogue  "In The Spotlight: Walter Robinson"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Walter Robinson, the editor of the Spotlight investigative team at the Boston Globe that won the Pulitzer Prize for its investigations of sexual abuse within the Catholic Church.G
7:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
8:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the S&P 500 & the Nasdaq hit records as earnings power the rally. Plus, would you allow your employer to implant a microchip in your hand?. D
8:30 pm 
DW Global 3000  "World Population Changes"  It's estimated that by 2050, 70 percent of the world's population will be living in cities. Rural regions, in contrast, are becoming increasingly depopulated. What can be done to reverse the trend?. D
9:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
10:00 pm 
Anne Morrow Lindbergh: You'll Have The Sky   "You'll Have the Sky: The Life and Work of Anne Morrow Lindbergh" brings one of the 20th century's best-loved writers out from the shadow of her often controversial husband, the pioneering aviator Charles Lindbergh. The film uses Anne's own words to help convey her inner life, which was deeply affected by the challenges of being part of America's most famous couple. D
10:30 pm 
Discovering Beverly Cleary   Author Beverly Cleary created some of the most loved characters in children's literature, including Ramona Quimby, Henry Huggins and Ralph S. Mouse, among many others. In Discovering Beverly Cleary, we will celebrate her life, her literature and her legacy. D
11:00 pm 
Cuba: A Lifetime of Passion   With unprecedented access to Cubans on both sides of the Florida Straits, CUBA: A LIFETIME OF PASSION looks at the present-day reality of the Cuban Revolution and its uncertain post-Castro future, and the conflicts that have engulfed Cuba for the past six decades. The Cuban Revolution took place before many Cubans today were even born. But what is the legacy of this historic movement? What will happen to the government and to the island nation's citizens after the Castro brothers are no longer in power? Through a series of revealing sequences shot in Cuba and the United States, as well as interviews with individuals who fall on all sides of this issue: pro-Castro Communists and oppositionists in Cuba, U.S. D
1:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Mystery of the North Pole Penguins?"  The Wild Kratts are hanging out with Emperor penguins at the South Pole and wondering why penguins don't live at the North Pole. All of a sudden, Koki gets a report from Wild Kratt Kid, Nua, that there are penguins stranded in the Arctic. What? They're not supposed to be there! The Wild Kratts spring into action to investigate this mystery and get the "lost" penguins back to their natural home. D
1:30 pm 
Odd Squad  "Best Seats in the House/Agent Obfusco"  Best Seats in the House - Olive and Otto battle Oren and Olaf for the best chairs at Odd Squad while Ms. O and Oscar run a top secret mission. Curriculum: Calendar. Agent Obfusco - Olive and Otto become concerned when they find out their Odd Squad test is being administered by Agent Obfusco - a mysterious agent who speaks only in word problems. D
2:00 pm 
Odd Squad  "Life of O'Brian/Whatever Happened to Agent Oz?"  Life of O'Brian - When a miffed O'Brian won't let Olive access the tubes, she has to solve the mystery of what she did to upset him. Curriculum: Time. Whatever Happened to Agent Oz? - Olive tells Otto the story of what happened to Octavia's partner, Agent Oz. D
2:30 pm 
Arthur  "Francines Cleats of Strength/Little Miss Meanie"  When Francine needs money for new soccer cleats, Muffy hires her as a personal assistant. But is drinking pumpkin smoothies and playing games with your best friend the best way to make an honest buck? Educational Objective: Francine learns the value and satisfaction of hard work. Lydia and Muffy join forces to defeat a mean beauty queen in the "Little Miss Crocus" pageant. D
3:00 pm 
Arthur  "Mr. Ratburns Secret Identity/Besties"  Mysterious calls. Superhuman strength. Is Mr. Ratburn secretly a superhero? The kids search for the truth behind the Man in Green. D
3:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Puts Out The Lights (Pts. 1 & 2)"  Martha gets people to sign a petition to ban fireworks, but Helen and her friends are devastated.G
4:00 pm 
Odd Squad  "The Trouble with Centigurps/Totally Odd Squad"  The Trouble with Centigurps - When Otto accidentally releases 100 small furry creatures in headquarters, he recruits Oscar to help get them back before Ms. O finds out. Curriculum: Counting and cardinality; counting by 2's, 5's and 10's to 100. Totally Odd Squad - In a flashback episode, Ms. O tells the story of how she defeated a villain called the Patternista back when she was an agent. D
4:30 pm 
Ready Jet Go!  "Diggin' Earth/Mindy's Mystery"  "Diggin' Earth" - The kids try to dig into the Center of the Earth (a la Commander Cressida), but after finding out that the center is much too hot and the layer of Earth leading up to it is solid rock, they re-vamp their plans. They decide to become the kids to dig down the deepest into the Earth. Learning about the layers of the Earth inspires Jet to make an Earth Layer Cake. D
5:00 pm 
Curious George  "George's Home Run/Monkey On Ice"  George's Home Run - While Marco tries to hit his first Little League home run, George gets to play scorekeeper. Unfortunately, he can't remember the order of the numbers, so he isn't getting it quite right. Marco helps out by using a catchy song to teach George how to count from 1-10 and then George returns the favor by agreeing to be a pinch runner for an injured Marco. D
5:30 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
6:00 pm 
Peg + Cat  "The Funky Seventies Problem/The Umbrella Problem"  The Funky Seventies Problem - Woodstock. Peg's grandparents love groovy 60s tunes, but their pet goats only want 70s funk! Can Peg save the family? Primary Content: Counting, comparing 10s Secondary Content: Ordinal numbers. The Umbrella Problem - The Park. D
6:30 pm 
Splash and Bubbles  "The House Hunt/Dolphin Games"  NULL
7:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Enthusiastic Penelope Penguin"  Chris helps Penelope, an overly excited penguin, learn how to control herself and make new friends. Also featuring "Be a good friend" song with Gwen Stefani, Murray had a little lamb, and Elmo's World-friends. Brought to you by the letter F and the number 2. D
7:30 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Bounce/Timmy Tippy Toe"  Bounce - Nick and Sally are wondering why their ball is so bouncy. Fish tells them it's because it's made from rubber, and rubber comes from trees. Cat doesn't believe him so it's time to ask the expert, Dr. Twiggles! It turns out Fish is right! And Dr. Twiggles shows them all just how rubber is made, and all the wonderful things rubber can make! Timmy Tippy Toe - Nick and Sally are playing on a climbing frame but just can't manage to get to the top. D
8:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Remember The Alamosaurus/Sunrise, Sunset"  The Pteranodon kids and Dad get the idea to travel around on the Dinosaur Train and meet some of the biggest dinosaurs. They even sing a song, `The Biggest Dinosaurs', before meeting Allie Alamosaurus, an enormous, long-necked, plant eating sauropod who is very friendly. Allie explains that her huge, strong legs hardly bend at all, but she can still have fun playing games with the kids, and teaching them some of her favorites! Dad takes the Pteranodon kids on an overnight camping trip where they watch both a sunrise and sunset, learning that the sun rises in the east and sets in the west. D
8:30 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "The Class Votes/The Neighborhood Votes"  The Class Votes - At school, Daniel and his classmates get to choose their new class pet! Teacher Harriet explains that they can either get a bunny or a turtle. The kids learn what it means to 'vote' and that sometimes it doesn't always turn out your way. Luckily, ALL of the kids find something to love about their new pet, 'Snowball'! The Neighborhood Votes - The Tiger family is going to Clock Factory Park today to hear a big announcement from King Friday. D
9:00 pm 
Super Why!  "Monty's Adventures In Music Town"  And a 1, and a 2 and a 1, 2, 3! The kids are playing in the school band, but Red doesn't know what instrument to play! The super readers soar into the book Monty's Adventures in Music Town and meet a loveable monster named Monty who has the very same problem. Will the super readers be able to help Monty pick an instrument before the big show, or will their efforts fall flat? Educational Objectives: To learn some basic music concepts. Young viewers will catch the alphabet, rhyme with OW words, find out what the word "woodwind" means, and use the power to read to change the story. D
9:30 pm 
Splash and Bubbles  "Partner Pals/Ultimate Hide and Seek"  Splash and Bubbles have an argument and decide not to play together for a while. With the help of Dunk and Ripple, they learn how much better things go for each of them when they communicate and cooperate. Splash's friends think he is so good at hide and seek that they decide to challenge him to find sea creatures who can blend into the background, making them very hard to find. D
10:00 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Illuminating Minds"  No Steam Without Coal - Without Coal There is a coal shortage at the Clay Pits. Timothy warns Bill and Ben to be careful and use their coal sparingly. Bill and Ben don't listen, teasing each other and Timothy, and messing about--until they run out of coal! Luckily, Timothy runs on oil, so he manages to keep going, delivering clay to the docks and bringing back coal for the tank engine twins. D
10:30 pm 
Arthur  "Maria Speaks/Postcards from Binky"  Maria has always been a silent fixture in Mr. Ratburn's third-grade class. But her time to speak has finally come. There's just one problem: how do you solve a stutter like Maria's? Educational Objective: Maria learns to have confidence in herself, and her speech. D
11:00 pm 
Science Trek  "The Earth"  Host Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guest scientists, Virginia Gillerman, a geologist with the Idaho Geological Survey and Jeffrey Johnson, an Assistant Research Professor of Geophysics at Boise State University, will answer students' questions about the Earth.G
11:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Painting for Peanuts/Martha's No Dummy"  Painting for Peanuts - The zoo is in danger of closing! Helen and TD volunteer for an animal painting class to try and save it. But it turns out animal painting isn't exactly what they thought. Vocabulary: (E) realistic, easel, participate(d), abstract, portrait (I) painting(s), artwork, brushes, course, sculpture, pose(s). D

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