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July 27, 2012
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Engaging with Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 3-5  "Workshop 7. Many Students: Many Voices and Abilities"  Each student has an individual perspective to share with the world. In this session, you will learn about ways to celebrate their uniqueness, providing an atmosphere in the classroom in which each student plays a respected and respectful role in conversations surrounding literature. You will see how background, reading levels, language acquisition levels, and other personal characteristics allow for the formulation of multiple perspectives that add significantly to a group. D
2:00 am 
Learning Math: Measurement  "Video 1. What Does It Mean to Measure?"  Explore what can be measured and what it means to measure. Identify measurable properties such as weight, surface area, and volume, and discuss which metric units are more appropriate for measuring these properties. Refine your use of precision instruments, and learn about alternate methods such as displacement. D
2:30 am 
Learning Math: Measurement  "Video 2. Measurement Fundamentals"  Investigate the difference between a count and a measure, and examine essential ideas such as unit iteration, partitioning, and the compensatory principle. Learn about the many uses of ratio in measurement and how scale models help us understand relative sizes. Investigate the constant of proportionality in isosceles right triangles, and learn about precision and accuracy in measurement. D
3:00 am 
Expanding Canon: Teaching Multicultural Literature In High School, The  "Workshop 4. Inquiry: Tom"  In Part I, Jorge Arredondo. D
4:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Torques and Gyroscopes"  From spinning tops to the precession of the equinoxes. D
4:30 am 
Economics U$A  "Fiscal Policy"  This program explores how the government's tax and spending policies are used to reduce the severity of business cycle fluctuations. D
5:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
5:30 am 
Connect with English  "Casey at the Bat/The Art Gallery"  Rebecca is a hit teaching softball and gets a full time job at Alex's after-school program and on her date with Alberto, she discovers that a photograph of her in the canyon is on display at the gallery.G
6:00 am 
6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Two's Company/Fair Weather Friend"  All of the dogs are so excited that their old friend K.C. is back on the island for a couple of days. Cleo, however, is particularly excited and focuses all of her attention on him at the expense of ignoring T-bone and Clifford. D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "Arthur's Family Feud/Muffy Gets Mature"  "Arthur's Family Feud" Who ruined Dad's perfect souffl? The only thing Arthur and D.W. can agree on is that poor Pal was an unwitting accomplice. To solve this whodunit, Mom and Dad listen to both sides and the siblings demonstrate some very imaginative storytelling! "Muffy Gets Mature" When Muffy starts reading Mature Miss magazine, she searches for more sophisticated friends _ and finds worldlier companionship in the form of Francine's teenaged sister and her cool cohorts. D
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Dogs In Space/Dogs from Space"  Dogs in Space - Mrs. Clusky asks the class to present projects on the solar system, but TD finds himself distracted by comic books. Can he save the Planet of the Dogs from evil space cats and still get his homework in on time? Vocabulary: (E) planet, star, solar system, constellation, orbit (I) sun, moon, earth, space, spaceship. Dogs from Space - Inspired by TD's comic about the Planet of the Dogs, Martha has a dream about what life would be like as an alien space dog. D
8:00 am 
Curious George  "Curious George Flies A Kite/From Scratch"  He finds the wonders and perils of kite flying and uses his inquiry skills to help an accused cat.G
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Chasing Rainbows/Follow The Prints"  The kids are painting a picture of a rainbow but can't remember all the colors to use. Luckily for them, Cat takes them to Color-ga-lore to meet King Kaleidoscope, an expert on rainbows! Nick and Sally are enjoying a backyard picnic when they discover their last strawberry has gone missing! Who could have taken it? Cat's friend Cluey Looey can help them!G
9:00 am 
Super Why!  "Naila and the Magic Map"  Pig and his friends are playing when they find what looks like an Egyptian treasure map. But they can't make out the symbols! To search for some answers, the super readers soar into the book Naila and the Magic Map and explore the world of ancient Egypt. Will they be able to help Naila unravel the mysterious code that will unlock where the treasure lies? Educational Objectives: To learn about Egypt. D
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Shiny and Snakes/Tiny Loves Flowers"  Shiny gets over her fear of snakes when Tiny challenges the Nature Trackers to meet the ultimate snake: the Sanajeh, a huge Cretaceous snake from what is now India. Dad takes the kids on the Dinosaur Train to find Sana Sanajeh, who may be huge, but turns out to be quite friendly. Once Shiny and Sana become friends, Shiny returns home with the knowledge that snakes aren't scary - they're just another part of nature! Tiny is horrified when her favorite buttercups all wilt, so Mom takes her and the family to the Big Pond, where she remembers seeing a whole lot of buttercups in bloom. D
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Baby Bear Is Afraid of Bees"  Baby Bear and Abby are near a garden when a bee flies by. Baby Bear is filled with panic because he is afraid of bees! Chris reminds him that they are usually harmless when left alone, but Baby Bear doesn't care; he wants nothing to do with them. Abby suggests granting Baby Bear a wish so that he isn't afraid of bees. 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  "Sh-Sh-Shark!/Dog Wants to Play Ball"  Sh-Sh-Shark!: Shark is misunderstood. Everyone is afraid of him and won't even give him a chance to prove he's friendly. Everyone but Duck, that is, who doesn't know that the letters s and h together make the 'sh' sound, and therefore doesn't know who Shark is. D
12:00 pm 
Caillou  "Getting The Message"  When Mom is busy on the phone all morning and doesn't have time for Caillou he feels very left out of things. He plays with his toy phone and then talks to Grandma on the real phone. He likes talking on the phone--it makes him feel very grown up. D
12:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "The Magic Lamp, A Travel Adventure"  Layla and her friends celebrate her birthday with traditional Lebanese foods. Layla is apprehensive about being "different," but everyone loves the new treats! With a little help from Barney, everyone is transported to a Lebanese marketplace where Leila learns that she and her culture are both truly special!. D
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Chasing Rainbows/Follow The Prints"  The kids are painting a picture of a rainbow but can't remember all the colors to use. Luckily for them, Cat takes them to Color-ga-lore to meet King Kaleidoscope, an expert on rainbows! Nick and Sally are enjoying a backyard picnic when they discover their last strawberry has gone missing! Who could have taken it? Cat's friend Cluey Looey can help them!G
1:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Fun in the Snow"  Let it Snow - Gordon and Thomas go to Misty Island to collect logs for Farmer McColl's animal shelter. The Logging Locos tell them that there is no snow on Misty Island because they haven't chuffed The Misty Island Snow Song. They need to puff to the top of a hill and stay still, then go to the sea and wait patiently - then snow will appear! Gordon doesn't believe that snow will appear but Thomas begins to race to the top of the hill and to the sea as the snow song says. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Curious George Flies A Kite/From Scratch"  He finds the wonders and perils of kite flying and uses his inquiry skills to help an accused cat.G
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Dogs In Space/Dogs from Space"  Dogs in Space - Mrs. Clusky asks the class to present projects on the solar system, but TD finds himself distracted by comic books. Can he save the Planet of the Dogs from evil space cats and still get his homework in on time? Vocabulary: (E) planet, star, solar system, constellation, orbit (I) sun, moon, earth, space, spaceship. Dogs from Space - Inspired by TD's comic about the Planet of the Dogs, Martha has a dream about what life would be like as an alien space dog. 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  "The Pretty Princess and Mr. Big Power Hour/Clean Up in Aisle Eleven"  The Pretty Princess and Mr. Big Power Hour - WordGirl's wildest dream has come true: she's part of an episode of Pretty Princess. It seems like the perfect situation until we realize the villainous Mr. Big is behind this scheme. WordGirl must escape the grips of Mr. Big's remote control in order to save the city. 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  "The Fairy Borg Father"  Delete is having a bad day. Hacker yelled at him and Buzz made fun of his first-ever invention, a "Bunny-Copter." When he wishes things were better, Delete discovers he has a Fairy Borg Father named Zanko, who appears and grants him nine wishes. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "It's Ruff in the Ring"  Ruff gets accidentally booked in a boxing match against the legendary boxer Whipped Cream McGee, so he sends Shreya out to learn how to box, and sends Marc and Marco to engineer a safe boxing helmet for him. D
5:30 pm 
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
7:30 pm 
Need to Know   RAY SUAREZ ANCHORS. In Need to Know's ongoing series "Hard Choices," we take an in-depth look at the difficult spending decisions facing the working poor. The show profiles one Newark, NJ family, who keeps a monthly financial diary detailing its expenditures, including the additional costs incurred by living in a poor neighborhood and by not using banking services available to them. D
8:00 pm 
Foyle's War  "Bleak Midwinter, Part 2"  Because Milner offers no alibi for the time period when his wife was bludgeoned to death in an alley, and her blood has been found on a shirt of his, the police sergeant is detained as a suspect. Now it is up to Sam and Foyle to find out how the two dead women are connected and catch the killer to prove Milner's innocence. Part 2 of 2G
9:00 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "Murder On St. Malley's Day, Part 2"  After a local Devington man is found murdered on the school grounds, Barnaby believes that someone is willing to kill to keep the morbid history of the Pudding Club from being exposed. Part 2 of 2G
10:00 pm 
Havana, Havana! - PBS Arts   This documentary vibrates with the soul and energy of African-Cuban drummers, guitarists, and the pulsing melodies of celebrated Cuban musician Raul Paz. He brings together fellow musical stars Descemer Bueno, Kelvis Ochoa and David Torrens for a concert in Havana. All of them left Cuba years ago, and their decision to return has injected a new spirit into Cuban music.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
12:00 am 
Ladies of Letters   Despite Irene's fundraiser, Vera insists she would rather stay in prison where she has started a literacy program and is organizing a prison production of Les Miserables.G
12:30 am 
The Red Green Show  "Historic Site"  Red and Mike try to save the Lodge by having it declared a historical site. Then, Red makes a hedge trimmer out of a weed whacker on roller blades.G
1:00 am 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket  "Iron Age Remains"  Hyacinth forces Richard to participate in a trip to the countryside to look for Iron Age remains. News from Daisy and Onslow interrupts the excursions.G
1:30 am 
Mr. Bean  "Mr. Bean In Room 426"  With the aid of an electric drill and a picture of Shirley Bassey, Bean tries to turn a hotel room into home away from home.G
2:00 am 
Outnumbered   Cousin Julie is about to be married but must face a grilling about previous boyfriends by Karen, age 6. Meanwhile, her brother, Ben, asks the vicar complex theological questions.G
2:30 am 
My Family  "Once More with Feeling"  Roger and Abi announce they have set a date for their wedding. This causes Susan to want to renew her vows with Ben. She begins making necessary arrangements despite protests from Ben, especially when Susan's date conflicts with a big football match.G
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Flying Idaho"  To fly in Idaho is to experience a view that is constantly changing. In fact, there's nothing quite like it in the lower 48. From the first plane to fly in Idaho, the Curtiss Pusher, to the modern marvels of today, we explore what pilots call a three dimensional experience, in a state that treasures its aviators and its aviation history.G
3:30 am 
Dialogue  "Kati Marton: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Marcia Franklin talks with author and former journalist Kati Marton. During the interview, taped at the 2011 Sun Valley Writers' Conference, Franklin talks with Marton about her experience researching her most recent work, Enemies of the People. The book chronicles Marton's search to learn more about her parents, who were imprisoned by the Hungarian government during the Cold War for their work as reporters for American news outlets.G
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The Shape O' Bots"  Telly, Elmo, and Rosita are playing Shape-O-Bots, robots that actually transform into shapes to help people. Andy, a guy in need of shapes, rushes in and explains that he needs an octagon to help stop people from crashing into him. Telly tries to transform into an octagon with eight sides and eight angles, but changes into a triangle with three sides and three angles instead. D
5:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Ignatz's Inertia"  Sid is sending his toy panda Ignatz on yet another adventure! He places him on top of a skateboard and rolls him across the patio. The skateboard comes to an abrupt stop when it bumps into a wooden bench, but Ignatz keeps moving forward and flies into the air! Sid is curious why Ignatz didn't stop moving too, so he and his friends investigate and discover that things in motion stay in motion until they are stopped-and that's inertia! (Educational objective - Inertia). D
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Dogs In Space/Dogs from Space"  Dogs in Space - Mrs. Clusky asks the class to present projects on the solar system, but TD finds himself distracted by comic books. Can he save the Planet of the Dogs from evil space cats and still get his homework in on time? Vocabulary: (E) planet, star, solar system, constellation, orbit (I) sun, moon, earth, space, spaceship. Dogs from Space - Inspired by TD's comic about the Planet of the Dogs, Martha has a dream about what life would be like as an alien space dog. D
6:00 am 
Nature  "Bears of the Last Frontier: Arctic Wanderers"  In early November, Chris Morgan travels to the North Slope town of Kaktovik where each year polar bears struggle for extended periods on dwindling fat reserves, waiting for the opportunity to hunt on sea ice. In late spring, he is on the north slope of the Brooks Range, where grizzlies wait for the thousands of caribou that migrate through. Part 3 of 3G
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Belgium: Bruges and Brussels"  Rick explores this land of contrasts from the powerhouse headquarters of the European Union and Europe's grandest square in Belgium to small-town Bruges with its back-land bicycle rides. He checks into a medieval hospital, savors exquisite art and climbs a bell tower.G
7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "London"  Rudy sips tea and savors traditional sights. Then, he gets a bird's-eye view of London from the new London Eye observation wheel.G
8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Visiting Ancient Mayo Lands"  Reaching up to Mexico's northwest corner, Pacific dry deciduous forest extends south all the way to Costa Rica, providing a pathway into Sonora for many widespread tropical plants and birds. This is especially evident in the southern tip of the Sonoran Desert on Mexico's mainland, near Alamos, Sonora. Travel with a group of bird watchers from the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum as they journey through coastal and forest habitats in search of some of the rarest birds in the region. D
8:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Pumpkin Pancakes"  Did you really think the only thing you can do with pumpkin is make a pie? We're going to show you a yummy pancake recipe, that will remind you of a fresh pumpkin pie. And we'll top it off with unusual topping: apple butter, and served up with a frosty glass of low-fat milk. D
9:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Sow True Seed: (Ashville, NC)"  As heirloom seeds continue to lose ground to modern hybrids and habitat destruction, many of these treasured varieties of the past are lost forever. In this episode, we get a hands-on lesson in saving seeds and learn more about how to preserve the integrity of true organic seedstock. D
9:30 am 
This American Land  "Bison Recovery, Buffalo and the Crow Nation, Indian Hand Talk"  While big bison herds are coming back from near extinction a century ago, restoring these iconic animals to their habitat is a complex and ongoing challenge.G
10:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Not Just for Kids"  Bridget shows Chris how to make the ultimate Chicken Nuggets at home. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of yellow mustard. Next, Adam reveals his top picks for broiler-safe cooking dishes. D
10:30 am 
Tracks Ahead  "Chitown Union Station"  Visit one of the largest two rail O gauge layouts in the country; step back to 1882, when the Denver, South Park and Rio Grande railroad was still under construction; visit the railroad that originally took the industrial age millionaires to their summer mansions; and Tracks Ahead explores how some rail travelers go in style.G
11:00 am 
Song of the Mountains   Celtibillies; Wayne Henderson & Friends. D
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Baby Bear Is Afraid of Bees"  Baby Bear and Abby are near a garden when a bee flies by. Baby Bear is filled with panic because he is afraid of bees! Chris reminds him that they are usually harmless when left alone, but Baby Bear doesn't care; he wants nothing to do with them. Abby suggests granting Baby Bear a wish so that he isn't afraid of bees. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Shiny and Snakes/Tiny Loves Flowers"  Shiny gets over her fear of snakes when Tiny challenges the Nature Trackers to meet the ultimate snake: the Sanajeh, a huge Cretaceous snake from what is now India. Dad takes the kids on the Dinosaur Train to find Sana Sanajeh, who may be huge, but turns out to be quite friendly. Once Shiny and Sana become friends, Shiny returns home with the knowledge that snakes aren't scary - they're just another part of nature! Tiny is horrified when her favorite buttercups all wilt, so Mom takes her and the family to the Big Pond, where she remembers seeing a whole lot of buttercups in bloom. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Cinderella"  Red doesn't feel like much of a Princess, so how will she fit in at Sleeping Beauty's princess party? The Super Readers magically leap into the book of Cinderella who has a party of her own to get to! When the clock strikes midnight, Red learns that she doesn't need the help of a fairy godmother to feel great about who she is!G
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Chasing Rainbows/Follow The Prints"  The kids are painting a picture of a rainbow but can't remember all the colors to use. Luckily for them, Cat takes them to Color-ga-lore to meet King Kaleidoscope, an expert on rainbows! Nick and Sally are enjoying a backyard picnic when they discover their last strawberry has gone missing! Who could have taken it? Cat's friend Cluey Looey can help them!G
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  "Albatross Sun"  Paint the albatross sun with shapes and form, using color and contrast.G
3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play an original composition entitled "A Journey Home" and the signature intro from "New York, New York." Five-time Grammy nominee, David Benoit, also gives us his thoughts on composing original material. Other featured artists include Lori Mechem, Dave Powers and Karl Propst. D
4:00 pm 
Wild!  "Elephants: The Last Mahout"  A unique look into the plight of the Asian Elephants, exploring the tragic collisions of man and beast and speaking plainly about the steps necessary to save this remarkable animal. D
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
Nature  "Bears of the Last Frontier: Arctic Wanderers"  In early November, Chris Morgan travels to the North Slope town of Kaktovik where each year polar bears struggle for extended periods on dwindling fat reserves, waiting for the opportunity to hunt on sea ice. In late spring, he is on the north slope of the Brooks Range, where grizzlies wait for the thousands of caribou that migrate through. Part 3 of 3G
7:00 pm 
Wild!  "Elephants: The Last Mahout"  A unique look into the plight of the Asian Elephants, exploring the tragic collisions of man and beast and speaking plainly about the steps necessary to save this remarkable animal. D
8:00 pm 
Appalachia: A History of Mountains and People  "Mountain Revolutions"  The chaos of the Civil War tears apart the agrarian way of life and the Appalachian society is left ripe for plunder. Speculators rush in. Land, people, wildlife and culture change. Part 3 of 4G
9:00 pm 
Natural World: Wild Indonesia  "Underwater"  Strung out along 5,000 kilometres of the Equator, between Asia and Australia, Indonesia's 17,000 islands make up the largest and most varied archipelago on Earth. From freezing glaciers to coral reefs, orangutans to Komodo dragons, the sheer diversity of landscapes and life defies the imagination. This series tells the story of one of the world's most fascinating regions and its magical wildlife. D
10:00 pm 
Nature  "Bears of the Last Frontier: Arctic Wanderers"  In early November, Chris Morgan travels to the North Slope town of Kaktovik where each year polar bears struggle for extended periods on dwindling fat reserves, waiting for the opportunity to hunt on sea ice. In late spring, he is on the north slope of the Brooks Range, where grizzlies wait for the thousands of caribou that migrate through. Part 3 of 3G
11:00 pm 
Wild!  "Elephants: The Last Mahout"  A unique look into the plight of the Asian Elephants, exploring the tragic collisions of man and beast and speaking plainly about the steps necessary to save this remarkable animal. D
12:00 am 
Great Conversations  "Richard Ellis and Jeff Corwin"  Richard Ellis (author of On Thin Ice: The Changing World of the Polar Bear) and Jeff Corwin ("Animal Planet" host). D
1:00 am 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Standards Overview, 9-12"  This program shows a variety of complex topics from high school lessons, illustrating how the NCSS standards and themes can be integrated into teaching in grades 9–12. Teachers will be able to see how the curriculum can be expanded to address complex issues and content in meaningful ways and become much more sophisticated in exploring all areas of social studies. D
2:00 am 
Western Tradition  "The Late Middle Ages"  Dissent within the church and wars between the great powers exhaust European society.G
2:30 am 
Western Tradition  "The National Monarchies"  As Europe recovers from the wars of the 15th century, some rulers make themselves more powerful than ever before.G
3:00 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "The Mind Awake and Asleep"  Surveys the nature of sleeping, dreaming, and altered states of consciousness, and how consciousness empowers us to interpret, analyze, and direct our behavior in adaptive, flexible ways.G
3:30 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "The Mind Hidden and Divided"  Delves into the subconscious mind, examining how events and experiences that take place below the level of consciousness alter our moods, bias our actions and affect our health as demonstrated in repression.G
4:00 am 
Saddle Club  "Join Up"  All of Pine Hollow is seeking a date for an upcoming dance. Kristi schemes to snare Red as her partner. Carole's matchmaking attempts end in disaster.G
4:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Taking Charge of Your Financial Future"  Join the Biz Kids as they figure out where they want to be financially and make plans on how to get there. You can work on your plans and meet some new kid entrepreneurs, too. Follow along as a Biz Kid sets up his first savings account. D
5:00 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
5:30 am 
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
6:00 am 
Ciao Italia  "Macaroni/Maccheroni"  Cold outside? It's comfort food inside when Mary Ann breaks out the pasta to prepare winter favorites that taste fantastic all year-round, starting with rich and cheesy Baked Ziti, and then her mom's favorite, Baked Macaroni and Cheese Mini-Macs; rich, filling, uncomplicated, and hearty too. Does it get any better than this? No. D
6:30 am 
Rachel's Favorite Food at Home  "Home Cinema"  Rachel presents some of her favorite things to eat in front of the "telly": stuffed baked potatoes; lamb samosas with coriander and lime raita; spicy popcorn; sausages with a honey mustard dressing; a toasted sandwich and amaretti ice cream with a hot mocha sauce. D
7:00 am 
Richard Bangs' Adventures With Purpose Hong Kong: Quest for the Dragon   In the eighth installment of his series, traveler Richard Bangs ventures into the heart of Hong Kong. He begins by taking in one of the most dazzling festivals on Earth, Chinese New Year.G
8:00 am 
This Old House  "Bedford Project, Part 16 of 16"  As the Bedford project wraps up, landscape contractor Roger Cook and landscape designer Jenn Nawada Evans install both the new and old plant material, adjusted at the nursery for the change in the color of the house. In the kitchen, tile contractor Mark Ferrante installs the ceramic backsplash tile with a crackle finish that requires sealing three times to prevent seepage and staining through the cracks. In the dining room, interior designer Dee Elms is on hand as wallpaper hanger Mike Bradshaw starts installing the new hand-woven paper from Japan. D
8:30 am 
American Woodshop  "Outdoor Accents"  Durable choices for garage doors, decks, and home trim. D
9:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "City Gardening"  Allen is in the Argenta District of North Little Rock where a special event to benefit The Susan G. Komen Foundation is taking place. The Plant it Pink event is where the entire district is planted with 25, 000 pink tulips to honor families affected by breast cancer. Allen then travels to Chicago for visits to the Victory Gardens and The Trump Towers rooftop garden. D
9:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "All About Accessories"  The topic is accessorizing. The discussion starts with the best half dozen accessories to use. Then Matt makes a removable tile backsplash. D
10:00 am 
Sewing with Nancy  "Upcycled Shirts, Part 2"  Use a touch of ingenuity to give new life to outdated shirts. Create easy upcycled shirts from old classics with expert advice from designer Donna Fenske and Nancy. Make a quick turn-around shirt by switching the front to the back and vice versa-a great pullover! Add some ribbon or zipper trim, slim shaping with tucks and ties, make it feminine with easy fabric ruffles, and lots more. D
10:30 am 
Scheewe Art Workshop  "Roses - Everyone's Favorite"  See how painting roses using watercolor or acrylic use techniques that are similar on wood, canvas and 185lb paper. D
11:00 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "Fire in the Belly"  Andreas examines how fire changed the way people cook. With an open fire and local salmon, he makes gravlax from an ancient recipe and a local fish soup, before traveling to Japan to discover the secrets of uncooked fish. D
11:30 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Stuffed Crab Shells, Breaded Red Snapper with Shrimp, Fennel and Oranges, and Hollandaise Sauce. D
12:00 pm 
Connect with English  "Saying Goodbye/Leaving Home"  Rebecca gives her final music lesson, while her father secretly goes shopping for a car to give her. The show concludes with a review and a brief discussion about the drama.G
12:30 pm 
Connect with English  "The Stranger/The Motel"  Rebecca reaches the Southwest in her cross-country drive, the car starts leaking oil, and finally breaks down on a deserted road, she meets a stranger, Alberto, the photographer.G
1:00 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Standards Overview, 9-12"  This program shows a variety of complex topics from high school lessons, illustrating how the NCSS standards and themes can be integrated into teaching in grades 9–12. Teachers will be able to see how the curriculum can be expanded to address complex issues and content in meaningful ways and become much more sophisticated in exploring all areas of social studies. D
2:00 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Late Middle Ages"  Dissent within the church and wars between the great powers exhaust European society.G
2:30 pm 
Western Tradition  "The National Monarchies"  As Europe recovers from the wars of the 15th century, some rulers make themselves more powerful than ever before.G
3:00 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "The Mind Awake and Asleep"  Surveys the nature of sleeping, dreaming, and altered states of consciousness, and how consciousness empowers us to interpret, analyze, and direct our behavior in adaptive, flexible ways.G
3:30 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "The Mind Hidden and Divided"  Delves into the subconscious mind, examining how events and experiences that take place below the level of consciousness alter our moods, bias our actions and affect our health as demonstrated in repression.G
4:00 pm 
Saddle Club  "Join Up"  All of Pine Hollow is seeking a date for an upcoming dance. Kristi schemes to snare Red as her partner. Carole's matchmaking attempts end in disaster.G
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Taking Charge of Your Financial Future"  Join the Biz Kids as they figure out where they want to be financially and make plans on how to get there. You can work on your plans and meet some new kid entrepreneurs, too. Follow along as a Biz Kid sets up his first savings account. 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  "The Fairy Borg Father"  Delete is having a bad day. Hacker yelled at him and Buzz made fun of his first-ever invention, a "Bunny-Copter." When he wishes things were better, Delete discovers he has a Fairy Borg Father named Zanko, who appears and grants him nine wishes. D
6:00 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Kansas City: Italian American Steak In Kansas City"  NULL
6:30 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Fancy Chicken"  Bridget shows Chris how to make the best Chicken Cordon Bleu. Next, Erin demonstrates how to cut a whole chicken. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of Black Forest deli ham. D
7:00 pm 
Barbecue University with Steven Raichlen  "The Best of the Breast"  Raichlen demonstrates how to keep white meat juicy when grilling and barbecuing. Dishes include tarragon chicken paillards and maple-smoked turkey.G
7:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Ticket to Provence"  Joanne and her student Sasha are transported to Provence using herbs, citrus, and garlic. Joanne begins with a bright fresh citrus salad and then working together they create a very classic country, yet refined, dish of braised cod with leeks and potato. Recipes: Citrus Salad with Mint and Red Onions, Cod Braised with Leeks, Potatoes and Thyme, and Roasted Garlic Slab. D
8:00 pm 
This Old House  "Bedford Project, Part 16 of 16"  As the Bedford project wraps up, landscape contractor Roger Cook and landscape designer Jenn Nawada Evans install both the new and old plant material, adjusted at the nursery for the change in the color of the house. In the kitchen, tile contractor Mark Ferrante installs the ceramic backsplash tile with a crackle finish that requires sealing three times to prevent seepage and staining through the cracks. In the dining room, interior designer Dee Elms is on hand as wallpaper hanger Mike Bradshaw starts installing the new hand-woven paper from Japan. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "The Best of West Ireland: Dingle, Galway, and the Aran Islands"  Rick experiences Ireland in the extreme on its west coast in Gaeltachts, where people speak Gaelic and the rugged villages have changed little over the generations.G
9:00 pm 
Travelscope  "Switzerland - Scaling The Jungfrau Region"  Surrounded by Switzerland's mountain landscape, it's easy to see why the Swiss understand the value of nature. It is not a luxury reserved for a few, but a treasure shared by all. Joseph travels into the Grindelwald Valley to experience the grandeur of Switzerland's most typically-Swiss region - the Jungfrau. D
9:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Kansas City: Italian American Steak In Kansas City"  NULL
10:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Fancy Chicken"  Bridget shows Chris how to make the best Chicken Cordon Bleu. Next, Erin demonstrates how to cut a whole chicken. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of Black Forest deli ham. D
10:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Masuhara Morimoto & Lightly Cooked Fish"  On this episode of SIMPLY MING, Ming Tsai is back in beautiful Napa Valley visiting his good friend, Iron Chef Morimoto who, of course, knows how to demonstrate how to work his magic with all things fish. Morimoto shows us how to first break down a fish and then cook it to maintain its pristine flavor. D
11:00 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Vanilla"  Vanilla only comes in a bottle, right? Oh, it's a bean!? Where on earth do I find vanilla beans, and then how do I cook with them? Do I crack them open or something? Wait, vanilla comes from Veracruz, Mexico - not Madagascar!? This episode will explain all of that, plus share a few amazing vanilla-infused recipes, including: Toritos: Peanut and Vanilla Aperitif; Grilled Shrimp and Pineapple Salad with Vanilla and Chile de Arbol Vinaigrette; Grandma Lali's Vanilla Floating Islands. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "The Best of West Ireland: Dingle, Galway, and the Aran Islands"  Rick experiences Ireland in the extreme on its west coast in Gaeltachts, where people speak Gaelic and the rugged villages have changed little over the generations.G
12:00 am 
Human Spark  "Brain Matters"  Viewers can peer into Alan Alda's head with a variety of high-tech imaging techniques, looking for his human spark. The unique circuitry that provides us language ability is closely tied to the ability to make and use complex tools. Alda finds the site of his ability to figure out what others are thinking and discovers that the ability to imagine lies in a brain region nearby. Part 3 of 3G
1:00 am 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
2:00 am 
2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Carole King (singer/songwriter). D
3:00 am 
Wallace Stegner   This film is a portrait of the conservationist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Wallace Stegner. He was many things: teacher, historian and environmentalist but, above all, Wallace Stegner was a writer. Considered by many to be the "Dean" of western writers, he was a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and non-fiction author, with more than 30 full-length works and countless essays addressing the landscape, humankind's footprint and the evolution of a region and nation. D
4:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
4:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Ed Helms (actor). D
5:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "How Should the United States Wield Power in a Changing World?"  Guests: Joseph Nye, author of "The Future of Power"; Robert Kagan, Brookings Institution. In his new book, Nye writes, "It is currently fashionable to predict a decline in the United States' power. But the United States is not in absolute decline, and in relative terms, there is reasonable probability that it will remain more powerful than any other state in the coming decades. D
5:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "What Is God?"  How can I assess whether God exists without exploring what kind of God is supposed to exist? So I examine God's essence and nature. D
6:00 am 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "THE U.N. SHOULD ADMIT PALESTINE AS A FULL MEMBER STATE"  On September 23, 2011, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas appeared before the U.N. General Assembly to request full membership for the State of Palestine. America's veto power renders their bid largely symbolic, but there could be leverage gained - like indirect recognition of statehood - in the process. D
7:00 am 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "Obesity Is The Government's Business"  With 33% of adults and 17% of children obese, the U.S. is facing an obesity epidemic. A major risk factor for expensive, chronic conditions like heart disease, diabetes, and cancer, it costs our health care system nearly $150 billion a year. D
8:00 am 
Doha Debates, The   This House believes Turkey is a bad model for the new Arab states.G
8:50 am 
My Goal - Gold for My Country  "Medal Quest"  MEDAL QUEST kicks off with an introduction to "the best athletes in the world" -- the elite athletes of the Paralympic Games. Competing in sports as different as wheelchair basketball, archery, judo, cycling, and more, these American athletes personify the grit, the strategy, and the skill it takes to go for the gold. Watch the video, hear these athletes' stories, and see them compete around the world, as they prepare for the London Games, starting August 29, 2012. D
9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Flying Idaho"  To fly in Idaho is to experience a view that is constantly changing. In fact, there's nothing quite like it in the lower 48. From the first plane to fly in Idaho, the Curtiss Pusher, to the modern marvels of today, we explore what pilots call a three dimensional experience, in a state that treasures its aviators and its aviation history.G
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Kati Marton: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Marcia Franklin talks with author and former journalist Kati Marton. During the interview, taped at the 2011 Sun Valley Writers' Conference, Franklin talks with Marton about her experience researching her most recent work, Enemies of the People. The book chronicles Marton's search to learn more about her parents, who were imprisoned by the Hungarian government during the Cold War for their work as reporters for American news outlets.G
11:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "How Should the United States Wield Power in a Changing World?"  Guests: Joseph Nye, author of "The Future of Power"; Robert Kagan, Brookings Institution. In his new book, Nye writes, "It is currently fashionable to predict a decline in the United States' power. But the United States is not in absolute decline, and in relative terms, there is reasonable probability that it will remain more powerful than any other state in the coming decades. D
11:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "What Is God?"  How can I assess whether God exists without exploring what kind of God is supposed to exist? So I examine God's essence and nature. D
12:00 pm 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "THE U.N. SHOULD ADMIT PALESTINE AS A FULL MEMBER STATE"  On September 23, 2011, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas appeared before the U.N. General Assembly to request full membership for the State of Palestine. America's veto power renders their bid largely symbolic, but there could be leverage gained - like indirect recognition of statehood - in the process. D
1:00 pm 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "Obesity Is The Government's Business"  With 33% of adults and 17% of children obese, the U.S. is facing an obesity epidemic. A major risk factor for expensive, chronic conditions like heart disease, diabetes, and cancer, it costs our health care system nearly $150 billion a year. D
2:00 pm 
Doha Debates, The   This House believes Turkey is a bad model for the new Arab states.G
2:50 pm 
My Goal - Gold for My Country  "Medal Quest"  MEDAL QUEST kicks off with an introduction to "the best athletes in the world" -- the elite athletes of the Paralympic Games. Competing in sports as different as wheelchair basketball, archery, judo, cycling, and more, these American athletes personify the grit, the strategy, and the skill it takes to go for the gold. Watch the video, hear these athletes' stories, and see them compete around the world, as they prepare for the London Games, starting August 29, 2012. D
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "THE U.N. SHOULD ADMIT PALESTINE AS A FULL MEMBER STATE"  On September 23, 2011, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas appeared before the U.N. General Assembly to request full membership for the State of Palestine. America's veto power renders their bid largely symbolic, but there could be leverage gained - like indirect recognition of statehood - in the process. D
6:00 pm 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "Obesity Is The Government's Business"  With 33% of adults and 17% of children obese, the U.S. is facing an obesity epidemic. A major risk factor for expensive, chronic conditions like heart disease, diabetes, and cancer, it costs our health care system nearly $150 billion a year. D
7:00 pm 
Doha Debates, The   This House believes Turkey is a bad model for the new Arab states.G
7:50 pm 
My Goal - Gold for My Country  "Medal Quest"  MEDAL QUEST kicks off with an introduction to "the best athletes in the world" -- the elite athletes of the Paralympic Games. Competing in sports as different as wheelchair basketball, archery, judo, cycling, and more, these American athletes personify the grit, the strategy, and the skill it takes to go for the gold. Watch the video, hear these athletes' stories, and see them compete around the world, as they prepare for the London Games, starting August 29, 2012. D
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "Obesity Is The Government's Business"  With 33% of adults and 17% of children obese, the U.S. is facing an obesity epidemic. A major risk factor for expensive, chronic conditions like heart disease, diabetes, and cancer, it costs our health care system nearly $150 billion a year. D

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