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August 25, 2012
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10:00 am 
Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef  "Halibut Two Ways"  NULL

10:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New York City and New Jersey: An Italian-American Picnic in NYC"  NULL

11:00 am 
Essential Science for Teachers: Earth and Space Science  "Session 7. Our Nearest Neighbor: The Moon"  Why is the Moon, our nearest neighbor in the solar system, so different from the Earth? In this session, participants explore the complex connections between the Earth and Moon, the origin of the Moon, and the roles played by gravity and collisions in the Earth. D

12:00 pm 
Artifacts & Fiction: Workshop In American Literature  "Workshop 7. Ritual Artifacts"  From Victorian calling cards to Puritan gravestones, ritual artifacts reveal how humans create and define order in their lives. This session explains how to apply close reading skills to sacred and secular ritual objects to enrich understanding of the cultural setting of a literary text. D

1:00 pm 
Growing Old in a New Age  "Future of Aging"  Explores generational conflicts, resource needs of a growing population of elders, and the role of technology in improving quality of life for older adults. Experts describe how aging will be different in the twenty-first century. D

2:00 pm 
Teaching Channel   Teaching Channel takes you inside America's K-12 classrooms with 5 short documentaries that showcase inspiring and effective teaching practices. Travel to Oakland, CA, where students get hands-on at local hospitals. An egg represents your brain in an 8th grade science lesson. D

3:00 pm 
Signing Time!  "Leah's Farm"  The happy Signing Time! gang sings and signs fun with their favorite animals on Leah's farm. D

3:30 pm 
Signing Time!  "The Great Backyard"  During a hike in the woods, Alex, Leah and Hopkins try to spot animals. D

4:00 pm 
Primary Sources: Workshops In American History  "The Lowell System: Women in a New Industrial Society"  In the earliest days of American industry, the Boston Manufacturing Company created an innovative, single-location manufacturing enterprise at Lowell that depended on the recruitment of female mill workers. This workshop debates the impact of this new form of employment on workers - for better or for worse. Participants investigate the workers' experiences first-hand, through diaries, letters, published accounts, and official mill postings.G

5:00 pm 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Madrid"  Rudy explores the Spanish capital's plazas, museums, and a monastery where he finds a hoard of art treasures, followed by a day-trip to Toledo.G

5:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: Taste of Freedom  "Chinese New Year"  In China, the most important celebration of the year is the one that takes place on the first day of the first lunar month-it's Chinese New Year, and it usually starts at about the same time as the western calendar month of February. Join Burt Wolf as he explores how Chinese Americans celebrate this holiday, learns why it's important to clean your house before the New Year, introduces you to the Kitchen God, shows you the art of making dumplings and explains the meaning of the Lion Dance. D

6:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Taipei"  Burt tours the city's night market, visits traditional shops and the weekend jewelry market. He also learns about Chinese medicine.G

6:30 pm 
Music Voyager  "Dancehall Marathon"  The most popular music in Jamaica today is the hard-edged sounds of dancehall. In this episode, Edgar experiences the power of the movement first hand at the Reggae Sumfest and Fully Loaded festivals. Top stars Elephant Man, Beenie Man, Bounty Killer and others tear up the stage as capacity crowds express their appreciation with homemade flamethrowers and explicit dance moves. D

7:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Asheville, North Carolina"  Visit with local craftsmen from the Blue Ridge Mountains who are producing some of the finest handmade objects in the world, tour the largest private home in North America as well as one, of the highest-rated family resorts in the nation, discover traditional forms of dance and music that have been preserved for future visitors, and sample some great Southern recipes. D

7:30 pm 
Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge  "Australia: Arnhemland and the Kimberley"  In Australia's Northern Territory, the place of "Dreamtime" for Aboriginal people, Art captures images of intricately painted rock art and canyons carved by wind and water. He chronicles the connection between the region's first people and the natural world.G

8:00 pm 
Music Voyager  "The Capital of Salsa"  The Colombian city of Cali, known as the world capital of salsa, also serves as the urban center of the country's Afro-Pacific culture. Host Jacob Edgar discovers why Columbia adopted as its native style the upbeat tropical dance music of salsa. He meets Grupo Niche, one of the world's most famous salsa bands, for a performance at their private club Dulce con Dulce, and explores the famous Juanchito neighborhood where salsa clubs line the streets. D

8:30 pm 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Buenos Aires, Argentina"  The style and verve of one of South America's most beautiful capitals is the focus of this episode that highlights Argentina's national dance, the tango, as well as the energy that its diverse population brings to the urban landscape. The HD lens brings to the fore the graceful and classic architecture of Buenos Aires, exemplified by the San Telmo neighborhood whose Sunday market is traditionally closed at sunset by an impromptu street band that marches through the streets, collecting dancers and revelers with its insistent drumbeats. At local tango parlors called milongas, Buenos Aires residents, known as portenos, lend an air of authenticity to the dance that grew up in the working class neighborhoods of the city. D

9:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Shake and Bake Reinvented"  NULL

9:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Damian D'silva & Authentic Singapore Cuisine"  NULL

10:00 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Ticket to Provence"  NULL

10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Lisbon and the Algarve"  Rick explores Lisbon, a mix of glorious old and fun-loving new. He finds salty sailors' quarters and wistful Fado singers mixed with ornate architecture recalling the days when Portugal was a world power. On the coast, Rick visits the Algarve, explores Cape Sagres and savors pristine beaches.G

11:00 pm 
Ethics In America  "Human Experiment"  Does finding a cure justify putting test subjects at risk? C. Everett Koop is joined by Dr. Arnold Relman, editor of the New England Journal of Medicine, and other distinguished panelists in a discussion of the medical research field.G

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August 25, 2012
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NOTE: When the Idaho Legislature is in session, programming on the Learn/Create and World channels may be pre-empted for live coverage from the House and Senate floors.
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