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January 3, 2012
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11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
12:00 am 
Nature  "Arctic Bears"  Polar bears are descendents of grizzlies. They evolved to live and hunt on the frozen ice of the Arctic. Now with ice disappearing, raising a family is difficult, hunting time is short and their food scarce. Grizzlies are omnivores living on land and their world is expanding northward. Scientists look at the possibility that polar bears will become grizzlies again.G
1:00 am 
Scientific American Frontiers  "Changing Your Mind"  Alda meets two young women whose brains have remodeled themselves -- one temporarily in response to a week of being blindfolded, the other permanently after a devastating brain injury before birth. They are dramatic examples of "neuroplasticity" -- today's hot topic in brain research. Alda also joins researchers who have overthrown the conventional wisdom that adults can't grow new brain cells. D
2:00 am 
DragonflyTV  "Self Assembly/Bone Regrowth"  Keely and Connor learn how scientists use self-assembly to make things at the nanoscale. Kobel, Nathan, and Adam learn that scientists are using nanotechnology to help regenerate nerves and bones.G
2:30 am 
DragonflyTV  "Water Clean-Up/Nanosilver"  Taylor and Gabe learn that nano-iron is being used to neutralize toxins in ground water. Sarah and Mande learn that nanosilver is used in some socks to kill bacteria, keeping them odor-free.G
3:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Law of Falling Bodies"  Galileo's imaginative experiments proved that all bodies fall with the same constant acceleration. D
3:30 am 
Democracy In America  "Constitution: Fixed Or Flexible?"  This program examines the search for balance between the original Constitution and the need to interpret and adjust it to meet the needs of changing times. It explains the original Jeffersonian-Madisonian debate, the concept of checks and balances, and the stringent procedures for amending the Constitution. D
4:00 am 
BBC World News   NULL
4:30 am 
Connect with English  "Negotiations/Photos and Farewells"  While Rebecca and Alberto have breakfast, the garage has towed the car and and tell her the repairs will cost $800, so she sells the car to the garage for $550, and plans to take the bus all the way to San Francisco.G
5:00 am 
5:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Come Back, Mac/Boo!"  Come Back, Mac - Mac tears one of Jetta's favorite sweaters and feels so terrible he runs away. Clifford and friends seek him out and convince him to return and face the music. Mac learns that he's more important to Jetta than her sweater, and that facing up is the wise thing to do. D
6:00 am 
Arthur  "Prunella's Special Edition/The Secret Life of Dogs & Babies"  The latest book about everyone's favorite boy wizard-Henry Skreever, of course-is finally in stores! Every kid in town is lining up to get it except Prunella, who's ordered a monogrammed, limited edition, coming all the way from England. She's in for a surprise, though, when they mix up her order and send a Braille version instead. Ever wonder what Baby Kate and Pal are thinking? Join an adventure into their secret world, where Arthur and D.W. D
6:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "TD and the Steak Tree/TD and Martha Gopher Broke"  TD and the Steak Tree - TD gets hoodwinked by Weaselgraft and Pablum into buying a steak tree. TD and Martha Gopher Broke - Martha, TD, and TD's dad spend the weekend at CK's farm, trying to keep a gopher from eating all the crops.G
7:00 am 
Curious George  "Unbalanced/Curious George Vs. Winter"  George wants to be an acrobat and learns interesting things about freezing and melting.G
7:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Be Cool/Elephant Walk"  Be Cool - Phew, it's hot outside! How are Sally and Nick going to stay cool? Cat suggests that they should visit some friends in the Dizzle-dazzle Desert to learn how to keep cool. They learn that some animals are light coloured, some stay out of the sun, and some, like Tommy the coolest toad around, just mooove sloooow. Nick and Sally take their advice, but Cat has an even better idea - run through a sprinkler! Elephant Walk - When building a toy construction set, Nick and Sally wonder if there's such thing as a one-thing-does-it-all tool. D
8:00 am 
Super Why!  "Rumpelstiltskin"  Princess Pea's father is busy, busy, busy with no time to help her tie up her skates. What's a Princess to do? The Super Readers use their literacy powers to visit another Princess whose funny little helper, Rumpelstiltskin, is far too busy to help her spin straw into gold. The Super Readers may be able to guess Rumpelstiltskin's name but they won't be able to guess what will happen in this story! Educational Objectives: To learn about the importance of doing things yourself, build the alphabet, and identify the letters S-P-I-N. D
8:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Stargazing on the Night Train/Get Into Nature!"  The Pteranodon family rides a special 'Night Train" to another part of the Cretaceous Time Period, where they meet a Troodontid "cousin" of the Conductor's, Sidney Sinovenator, who knows more about the stars than anyone. Sidney takes the family up to his favorite stargazing spot, "Starry Hill," and teaches the kids why the stars seem to move across the night sky. When the kids build their own version of a nest on the beach, below their actual family nest up on the cliff, they get the idea to turn their beach nest into a clubhouse. D
9:00 am 
Sesame Street  "A Prince of a Frog"  There is a princess in distress on Sesame Street! She cannot meet her prince without kissing a frog, but the frog keeps hopping away! Elmo and Abby try to help by learning a little more about frogs on Alan's computer. The first thing they learn is that frogs are amphibians and like to gather in groups and croak together. Abby and Elmo pretend to be croaking frogs to attract the frog. D
10:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Getting A Shot: You Can Do It!"  Sid is super excited because his Grandma is coming to school! Grandma is a nurse, so she'll be giving everyone the new flu vaccination. Sid and his friends are a little hesitant to get the shot, and they have lots of questions about the vaccination and what it does inside their bodies. Grandma and Susie team up to explain the science of how a vaccination works, and then Grandma kicks in with a special song that makes getting a vaccination super easy!. D
10:30 am 
WordWorld  "There's An Ant In Every Giant/Chef Sheep"  There's an Ant in Every Giant - When Ant grows tired of being the smallest WordFriend in Word World, he adds a G-I to his tiny frame and changes from ANT to GIANT. However, he soon realizes that he can be Word World's biggest hero when he's just tiny Ant. Chef Sheep - When Pig gets a bowl stuck on his face, Sheep must take over his cooking show. D
11:00 am 
Caillou  "Friends"  Caillou's Grandma is surprised when Caillou tells her he doesn't have any friends. She reminds him about Clementine, Leo, his cat Gilbert, and tells him that even his sister Rosie is his friend. Then, Caillou makes a brand-new friend. D
11:30 am 
Barney & Friends  "The Magic Words and Litterbot"  The Magic Words: In her eagerness to play with her friends, Baby Bop forgets to say "please" and "thank you". Barney tells her that these two words can be magic--they are polite words to use and people feel good when they hear them. Baby Bop has a daydream where she just can't say the magic words no matter how hard she tries! After her daydream, she remembers to be polite and always use the magic words! Educational theme: Practicing good manners such as saying, "please" and "thank you. D
12:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Be Cool/Elephant Walk"  Be Cool - Phew, it's hot outside! How are Sally and Nick going to stay cool? Cat suggests that they should visit some friends in the Dizzle-dazzle Desert to learn how to keep cool. They learn that some animals are light coloured, some stay out of the sun, and some, like Tommy the coolest toad around, just mooove sloooow. Nick and Sally take their advice, but Cat has an even better idea - run through a sprinkler! Elephant Walk - When building a toy construction set, Nick and Sally wonder if there's such thing as a one-thing-does-it-all tool. D
12:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Hail to Tails"  A kinkajou comes to hang out in Animal Junction. Her prehensile tail, a grabber the kinkajou uses to swing through the trees and hop on the ground takes center stage.G
1:00 pm 
Curious George  "Unbalanced/Curious George Vs. Winter"  George wants to be an acrobat and learns interesting things about freezing and melting.G
1:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "TD and the Steak Tree/TD and Martha Gopher Broke"  TD and the Steak Tree - TD gets hoodwinked by Weaselgraft and Pablum into buying a steak tree. TD and Martha Gopher Broke - Martha, TD, and TD's dad spend the weekend at CK's farm, trying to keep a gopher from eating all the crops.G
2:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Off Target"  A neighborhood kid, Marcus Barnes, has just found out he has the wordball power.well, kind of. The Electric Company tries to help Marcus improve his wordball throwing skills so he can join them. D
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Whammer Anniversary/Rat Trap"  WHAMMER ANNIVERSARY - Mr. and Mrs. Bots ford leave Becky to babysit TJ so they can celebrate their anniversary at a local ice cream parlor. When the Whammed can't get the sundae he orders he starts whamming. Becky has to find a way to save her parents, babysit TJ, and keep her secret identity intact. D
3:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Koala Balloon"  Martin and Chris must protect a young koala stranded in the Australian Outback, and help him get back to his Eucalyptus forest habitat. On their quest to return the adorable animal home, the brothers discover lots of interesting facts about how animals are specialized to their own environment, and with some tips from an intrepid desert dweller called the thorny devil, they must survive the desert crossing and bring the koala home. D
3:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Ecohaven Cse"  Someone has stolen the legendary cyberbeast Choocroca from cybersite EcoHaven, and the only clue is the culprit's footprint. Using the principles of "body math," the CyberSquad has to sleuth out who took Choocroca, and rescue the massive beast. The suspects are members of a safari team -- one of them is secretly working for Hacker, who wants to capture the creature and use it to takeover Cyberspace. D
4:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Who Wants to Trade for Some Old Tracks?"  Someone has just stolen Ruff's garden gnome and he's determined to get it back! In fact, he's so obsessed that he hasn't bathed in several days and is covered in flies-prompting Charlene to send him some fly swatters. Ruff sends Emmie and Marco to the Amherst College Museum of Natural History to analyze the footprints left behind by the perpetrator who stole the garden gnome; while Rubye and Shreya try to barter the flyswatters for something better that Ruff can give to Charlene. D
4:30 pm 
Arthur  "Prunella's Special Edition/The Secret Life of Dogs & Babies"  The latest book about everyone's favorite boy wizard-Henry Skreever, of course-is finally in stores! Every kid in town is lining up to get it except Prunella, who's ordered a monogrammed, limited edition, coming all the way from England. She's in for a surprise, though, when they mix up her order and send a Braille version instead. Ever wonder what Baby Kate and Pal are thinking? Join an adventure into their secret world, where Arthur and D.W. D
5:00 pm 
WordWorld  "There's An Ant In Every Giant/Chef Sheep"  There's an Ant in Every Giant - When Ant grows tired of being the smallest WordFriend in Word World, he adds a G-I to his tiny frame and changes from ANT to GIANT. However, he soon realizes that he can be Word World's biggest hero when he's just tiny Ant. Chef Sheep - When Pig gets a bowl stuck on his face, Sheep must take over his cooking show. D
5:30 pm 
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour  "Iowa Caucuses"  NULL
6:57 pm 
7:00 pm 
Lark Rise to Candleford   When the postmaster at Inglestone, with an old score to settle, tries to force Dorcas into selling up, she is faced with the heartbreaking prospect of losing her home and denying Sydney his dream of running the post office one day.G
8:00 pm 
Egypt's Golden Empire  "The Warrior Pharaohs/Pharaohs of the Sun/The Last Great Pharaoh"  Egyptian rulers Ahmose, Hatshepsut, the first female Pharaoh, and Thutmosis III are exploredG
9:00 pm 
Egypt's Golden Empire  "Pharaohs of the Sun"  By 1400 B.C. the Egyptian empire is in a golden age of wealth and power, led by Amenhotep III.G
10:00 pm 
Frontline  "Opium Brides"  Current attempts by Afghanistan's government to eradicate opium crops destined for the drug trade are catching young farm girls in the crossfire. Opium farmers have long borrowed money from drug gangs to subsidize their crops. With the eradication program enforced, farmers must repay their debts or give their daughters to drug-traffickers. Afghan journalist Najibullah Qurashi tells the story of families torn apart.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Oregon Coast Aquarium, Crater Lake in Winter, Silverspot Butterfly"  NULL
11:30 pm 
Travelscope  "Papua New Guinea - Cultural Encounters in an Ancient World"  Joseph heads to Papua New Guinea's remote highlands for cultural encounters with the Huli Wigmen and then journeys to the Sepik River for a tropical rendezvous with the ancient people of its riverside villages. D
12:00 am 
Picturing Idaho   A group of Idaho photographers take to the field to demonstrate their work. The camera follows them into mountains and forests, onto rivers and across a prairie as they describe their techniques and secrets for capturing Idaho's spirit in their portraits of the state.G
1:00 am 
NOVA  "Extreme Ice"  In collaboration with National Geographic, NOVA follows the exploits of photojournalist James Balog and a scientific team as they deploy time-lapse cameras to create a photo archive of melting glaciers. They grapple with blizzards, fickle technology and perilous climbs to anchor cameras that must withstand extreme cold and high winds.G
2:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Trip to the Moon"  One early traveler called it the strangest 75 square miles in North America. Characterized by one of the only continental hot spots in the world, Craters of the Moon encompasses three quarters of a million acres of lava flows, sagebrush, rolling hills... and a few surprises. Part of it is managed by the National Park Service, as a national monument. And it may be as close as any of us will ever come to a trip to the moon.G
2:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Hyundai Veloster"  Road Test: 2012 Hyundai Veloster. Road Test: 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG. Goss' Garage: Rough Idling Issues. D
3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Squirmadega Car Race"  Slimey is practicing for the Squirmadega Car Race. He zooms forward, backward, and around and around on the counter of Mr. Hopper's store. Elmo excitedly gets ready to watch Slimey in the worm car race. D
4:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "No School Singalong Special!"  Sid wonders what he could possibly do on his day off from school. But when all his friends come over for a play date, they quickly put their science minds together and decide to put on a show in the backyard! They each take turns rocking out as they sing their favorite science songs for a very appreciative audience of Mom, Dad, and Zeke!. D
4:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "TD and the Steak Tree/TD and Martha Gopher Broke"  TD and the Steak Tree - TD gets hoodwinked by Weaselgraft and Pablum into buying a steak tree. TD and Martha Gopher Broke - Martha, TD, and TD's dad spend the weekend at CK's farm, trying to keep a gopher from eating all the crops.G
5:00 am 
NOVA  "Extreme Ice"  In collaboration with National Geographic, NOVA follows the exploits of photojournalist James Balog and a scientific team as they deploy time-lapse cameras to create a photo archive of melting glaciers. They grapple with blizzards, fickle technology and perilous climbs to anchor cameras that must withstand extreme cold and high winds.G
6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Great Swiss Cities: Luzern, Bern, Zurich and Lausanne"  Rick enjoys Switzerland's urban charms in Luzern, Bern, Zurich and Lausanne where he explores artistic treasures and tries out local activities.G
6:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Rome"  Rudy begins at the famous ancient sites in the Eternal City, then explores modern life on streets and in cafes, pizzerias and galaterias.G
7:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Mending Australia's Ancient Forest"  Near Albany, in Southwestern Australia, Australians are trying to piece together the remains of fractured habitats that were destroyed beginning right after World War II. From the woodlands of the drier interior to the tall wet forests in the far south-west corner, host David Yetman gets a first hand look at this ambitious project called Gondwana Link. The evolutionary process moves quickly in this environment, and new hybrids and species are discovered almost every week. D
7:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Exquisite Plums/Susine Squisite"  The plums are ripe for the picking at Butternut Farm, and Mary Ann takes to the ladder to gather a bushel full for her kitchen, where she creates a moist and tender Fresh Plum Tart topped with a dizzying spiral of sliced prunes and then creates a moist and tender Dried Prune Cake that melts in your mouth. D
8:00 am 
Baking Made Easy  "Pizza Party"  Turn your kitchen into a pizzeria. Family and friends will appreciate pizza fresh from the oven - not out of the box; Pizza Dough, Finished Pizza, Focaccia, Calzones, Stromboli and Bread Sticks. D
8:30 am 
Kimchi Chronicles  "The Kimchi Chronicles Begin"  The premiere episode introduces the basics of Korean cooking, beginning with, of course, kimchi. Jean-Georges and Marja are joined in the kitchen by their real-life neighbors, actors Hugh and Deb Jackman. Together, they prepare two iconic Korean dishes - bibimbap, beef bulgogi and barbeque that can rival Texas. D
9:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "All-American Fruit Desserts"  In this episode, test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making the perfect Sweet Cherry Pie. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of vanilla ice cream, and gadget guru Lisa McManus divulges the test kitchen's pick for ice cream scoops. And finally, test cook Yvonne Ruperti shows Chris how to make the ultimate Skillet Apple Crisp. 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 
Bluegrass Underground  "Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder"  By the age of 21, Ricky Skaggs was a recognized master of one of America's most disciplined art forms, but his career catapulted him to success in the mainstream of Country music. 2011 marks Ricky's 40th year as a professional musician, and this 14-time Grammy Award winner continues to lead the Roots revival. Known affectionately as Bluegrass music's official ambassador, RICKY SKAGGS is back with a full band sound, a style that made him one of the best-selling artists in Country history with an incredible string of twelve No. D
10:30 am 
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
11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "A Prince of a Frog"  There is a princess in distress on Sesame Street! She cannot meet her prince without kissing a frog, but the frog keeps hopping away! Elmo and Abby try to help by learning a little more about frogs on Alan's computer. The first thing they learn is that frogs are amphibians and like to gather in groups and croak together. Abby and Elmo pretend to be croaking frogs to attract the frog. D
12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Stargazing on the Night Train/Get Into Nature!"  The Pteranodon family rides a special 'Night Train" to another part of the Cretaceous Time Period, where they meet a Troodontid "cousin" of the Conductor's, Sidney Sinovenator, who knows more about the stars than anyone. Sidney takes the family up to his favorite stargazing spot, "Starry Hill," and teaches the kids why the stars seem to move across the night sky. When the kids build their own version of a nest on the beach, below their actual family nest up on the cliff, they get the idea to turn their beach nest into a clubhouse. D
12:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Beauty and the Beast"  "Grrr! Stomp!" is all Princess Pea hears on her playdate with Wolfy and she can't figure out why he's so angry! The Super Readers zip into the story of Beauty and the Beast and get to know the Beast himself! He isn't so "beastly" after all and if only he could turn down his roaring, Beauty might figure out they're not as different as she thinks. Educational Objectives: To learn about the right way to speak to friends, practice the alphabet, and rhyme with "ake" words. Kids will find out that the power to read can change the story!. D
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Be Cool/Elephant Walk"  Be Cool - Phew, it's hot outside! How are Sally and Nick going to stay cool? Cat suggests that they should visit some friends in the Dizzle-dazzle Desert to learn how to keep cool. They learn that some animals are light coloured, some stay out of the sun, and some, like Tommy the coolest toad around, just mooove sloooow. Nick and Sally take their advice, but Cat has an even better idea - run through a sprinkler! Elephant Walk - When building a toy construction set, Nick and Sally wonder if there's such thing as a one-thing-does-it-all tool. D
1:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Tazzy Chris"  When Martin and Chris assist the Tasmanian Wildlife Service in tagging endangered Tasmanian Devils, they discover that Zach Varmitech has been kidnapping them to create a ferocious new Zachbot. Science Concepts: A healthy ecosystem has both predators and scavengers. Scavengers are animals that eat mostly other dead animals. D
2:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Hawaiian Volcano"  Bring out the dynamics of the Hawaiian volcano using vibrant colors and perspective.G
2:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play Duke Ellington's "Take The A Train" and the signature intro from Henry Mancini's "The Pink Panther Theme." Featured guests are Bobby Floyd, Andy LaVerne and Bradley Sowash. D
3:00 pm 
The Desert Speaks  "Navigating A Desert Island"  NULL
3:30 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Trip to the Moon"  One early traveler called it the strangest 75 square miles in North America. Characterized by one of the only continental hot spots in the world, Craters of the Moon encompasses three quarters of a million acres of lava flows, sagebrush, rolling hills... and a few surprises. Part of it is managed by the National Park Service, as a national monument. And it may be as close as any of us will ever come to a trip to the moon.G
4:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour  "Iowa Caucuses"  NULL
5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Extreme Ice"  In collaboration with National Geographic, NOVA follows the exploits of photojournalist James Balog and a scientific team as they deploy time-lapse cameras to create a photo archive of melting glaciers. They grapple with blizzards, fickle technology and perilous climbs to anchor cameras that must withstand extreme cold and high winds.G
6:00 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
8:00 pm 
Space Age: Nasa's Story  "Life In Space"  Taking knowledge from past missions, this final episode looks beyond NASA's fleeting visits to space - to a time when mankind explores deep space and learns to live beyond the Earth, replacing rivalry with partnership. The International Space Station sees Japanese, Canadian and European astronauts working on its completion in 2010.G
9:00 pm 
NOVA  "Extreme Ice"  In collaboration with National Geographic, NOVA follows the exploits of photojournalist James Balog and a scientific team as they deploy time-lapse cameras to create a photo archive of melting glaciers. They grapple with blizzards, fickle technology and perilous climbs to anchor cameras that must withstand extreme cold and high winds.G
10:00 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 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Reflexiones I (Reflextions I)"  This episode reviews the highlights of Raquel's journey from the time her investigation began to her departure for Puerto Rico.G
11:30 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Reflexiones II (Reflections II)"  This episode continues to review the whole series. This review covers the time Raquel came to Puerto Rico to the present.G
12:00 am 
Learning Math: Measurement  "Video 5. Indirect Measurement and Trigonometry"  Learn how to use the concept of similarity to measure distance indirectly, using methods involving similar triangles, shadows, and transits. Apply basic right-angle trigonometry to learn about the relationships among steepness, angle of elevation, and height-to-distance ratio. Use trigonometric ratios to solve problems involving right triangles. D
12:30 am 
Learning Math: Measurement  "Video 6. Area"  Learn that area is a measure of how much surface is covered. Explore the relationship between the size of the unit used and the resulting measurement. Find the area of irregular shapes by counting squares or subdividing the figure into sections. D
1:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Earthquakes"  Explores the nature and consequences of earthquakes, the factors that cause quakes, their location and characteristics.G
1:30 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Geologic Time"  Helps students develop a sense of the vast amounts of time over which logic processes have been at work.G
2:00 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "The Behaving Brain"  Investigates the structure and composition of the brain: how neurons function, how information is collected and transmitted, and how chemical reactions determine every thought, feeling, and action.G
2:30 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "The Responsive Brain"  Takes a closer look at how the brain, behavior and environment interact and how the brain's structure and functions are changed by stimulation from the social and physical context.G
3:00 am 
Saddle Club  "Odd Girl Out"  The horses and riders compete in pairs in the Cross Country Challenge, and the two odd girls, Carole and Veronica, pair up. A new girl, Tracey, causes dissension between Melanie and Ashley.G
3:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Are You Financially Literate?"  Understanding how to manage your money before you get to high school will make you even more successful when you head to college or move out on your own. Explore the skills of goal setting, budgeting, saving, and money management that make you financially literate!G
4:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Thomas Jefferson & Monticello - A True Organic Gardener in Action"  Charlottesville, VA. Thomas Jefferson has made his mark in history for many things. But to gardeners, he holds a special place of honor. D
4:30 am 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "Scotland"  Scotland is a part of the United Kingdom and is located west of the European main land. The country is known for inventions and a respect for learning. Today's crafts honor the country's heritage and important contributions to the world market. D
5:00 am 
Cuisine Culture  "Pascal Aussignac, London"  Pascal Aussignac takes us on a culinary adventure in England and right through the backdoor of his Michelin-rated restaurant. This is a French-British invasion where we explore the explosion factor of cheeses and charcuterie. Viewers also get to recreate some of Pascal's recipes from his best selling cookbook, such as Red Mullet with Quinoa and "Gascon Mess," his ode to Meringue and Berries. D
5:30 am 
Taste This!  "Creative Cuisine in a Box"  Grab and go meals are a dime of dozen these days. Chef Joe is on the hunt for gourmet artfully crafted food for the taking. His travels bring him to an eatery called "David Burke at Bloomingdales" where the chefs will sample the "Burke in the Box", a take-out and eat-in concept that includes dishes such as "Truffled French Fries" and lobster salads with peach vinaigrette. D
6:00 am 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker Special: World War II in the Pacific Islands"  Jumping across the Pacific Ocean, the journey begins at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. Trekkers explore the war's traces in Micronesia, New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, Bikini Island, the Philippines, Saipan and Tinian. The episode concludes with a visit to the Nagasaki Peace Park in Japan.G
7:00 am 
The Victory Garden  "Vertical: Think Up!"  Correspondent Paul Epsom seeks the best climbing plants for the garden. A bougainvillea espalier is inspired by the Getty Museum's art.G
7:30 am 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Case of the Corner Cupboard"  Long splined miters anyone? That's how you join the coffin-like case of this 18th-century corner cupboard. See how to make the special jigs to hand plane this crucial joint with precision and dignity. D
8:00 am 
Woodturning Workshop  "Metal Spinning"  If you think the only thing you can turn on your lathe is wood, you are in for a surprise on this episode of Woodturning Workshop. Tim shows you how you can 'spin' metal on your lathe, creating beautiful projects. D
8:30 am 
Glass with Vicki Payne  "Gazing Balls"  Add a dramatic gazing ball accented with iridized dragonflies to your garden. Easy, basic stained glass techniques, a little glue and a glass gazing ball is all you need to have the most spectacular garden feature in town. Today's tip features glass grozing techniques that will save you time at the grinder. D
9:00 am 
Scheewe Art Workshop  "Pears"  Golden pears are reminiscent of the rich fall harvest. Join Sue as she creates this elegant, timeless painting. D
9:30 am 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Splendor of Winter"  The stillness of a snow-covered day can be beautifully captured on canvas, and Bob Ross shows you how. D
10:00 am 
Essential Pepin  "Special Spuds"  Garlic Mashed Potatoes; Potato Ragout; Gratin Dauphinoise; Cream Puff Potatoes. D
10:30 am 
Burt Wolf: What We Eat  "Some Like It Hot: The Story of Chili Peppers"  Burt looks at how the hot pepper spread around the world and changed cooking in China and India.G
11:00 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Reflexiones I (Reflextions I)"  This episode reviews the highlights of Raquel's journey from the time her investigation began to her departure for Puerto Rico.G
11:30 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Reflexiones II (Reflections II)"  This episode continues to review the whole series. This review covers the time Raquel came to Puerto Rico to the present.G
12:00 pm 
Learning Math: Measurement  "Video 5. Indirect Measurement and Trigonometry"  Learn how to use the concept of similarity to measure distance indirectly, using methods involving similar triangles, shadows, and transits. Apply basic right-angle trigonometry to learn about the relationships among steepness, angle of elevation, and height-to-distance ratio. Use trigonometric ratios to solve problems involving right triangles. D
12:30 pm 
Learning Math: Measurement  "Video 6. Area"  Learn that area is a measure of how much surface is covered. Explore the relationship between the size of the unit used and the resulting measurement. Find the area of irregular shapes by counting squares or subdividing the figure into sections. D
1:00 pm 
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
1:30 pm 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "The Restless Planet"  Revisits the beginnings of our solar system and the evolving Earth.G
2:00 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "The Behaving Brain"  Investigates the structure and composition of the brain: how neurons function, how information is collected and transmitted, and how chemical reactions determine every thought, feeling, and action.G
2:30 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "The Responsive Brain"  Takes a closer look at how the brain, behavior and environment interact and how the brain's structure and functions are changed by stimulation from the social and physical context.G
3:00 pm 
Saddle Club  "Odd Girl Out"  The horses and riders compete in pairs in the Cross Country Challenge, and the two odd girls, Carole and Veronica, pair up. A new girl, Tracey, causes dissension between Melanie and Ashley.G
3:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Are You Financially Literate?"  Understanding how to manage your money before you get to high school will make you even more successful when you head to college or move out on your own. Explore the skills of goal setting, budgeting, saving, and money management that make you financially literate!G
4:00 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Thomas Jefferson & Monticello - A True Organic Gardener in Action"  Charlottesville, VA. Thomas Jefferson has made his mark in history for many things. But to gardeners, he holds a special place of honor. D
4:30 pm 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "Scotland"  Scotland is a part of the United Kingdom and is located west of the European main land. The country is known for inventions and a respect for learning. Today's crafts honor the country's heritage and important contributions to the world market. D
5:00 pm 
Cuisine Culture  "Pascal Aussignac, London"  Pascal Aussignac takes us on a culinary adventure in England and right through the backdoor of his Michelin-rated restaurant. This is a French-British invasion where we explore the explosion factor of cheeses and charcuterie. Viewers also get to recreate some of Pascal's recipes from his best selling cookbook, such as Red Mullet with Quinoa and "Gascon Mess," his ode to Meringue and Berries. D
5:30 pm 
Taste This!  "Creative Cuisine in a Box"  Grab and go meals are a dime of dozen these days. Chef Joe is on the hunt for gourmet artfully crafted food for the taking. His travels bring him to an eatery called "David Burke at Bloomingdales" where the chefs will sample the "Burke in the Box", a take-out and eat-in concept that includes dishes such as "Truffled French Fries" and lobster salads with peach vinaigrette. D
6:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker Special: World War II in the Pacific Islands"  Jumping across the Pacific Ocean, the journey begins at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. Trekkers explore the war's traces in Micronesia, New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, Bikini Island, the Philippines, Saipan and Tinian. The episode concludes with a visit to the Nagasaki Peace Park in Japan.G
7:00 pm 
The Victory Garden  "Vertical: Think Up!"  Correspondent Paul Epsom seeks the best climbing plants for the garden. A bougainvillea espalier is inspired by the Getty Museum's art.G
7:30 pm 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Case of the Corner Cupboard"  Long splined miters anyone? That's how you join the coffin-like case of this 18th-century corner cupboard. See how to make the special jigs to hand plane this crucial joint with precision and dignity. D
8:00 pm 
Woodturning Workshop  "Metal Spinning"  If you think the only thing you can turn on your lathe is wood, you are in for a surprise on this episode of Woodturning Workshop. Tim shows you how you can 'spin' metal on your lathe, creating beautiful projects. D
8:30 pm 
Glass with Vicki Payne  "Gazing Balls"  Add a dramatic gazing ball accented with iridized dragonflies to your garden. Easy, basic stained glass techniques, a little glue and a glass gazing ball is all you need to have the most spectacular garden feature in town. Today's tip features glass grozing techniques that will save you time at the grinder. D
9:00 pm 
Scheewe Art Workshop  "Pears"  Golden pears are reminiscent of the rich fall harvest. Join Sue as she creates this elegant, timeless painting. D
9:30 pm 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Splendor of Winter"  The stillness of a snow-covered day can be beautifully captured on canvas, and Bob Ross shows you how. D
10:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Special Spuds"  Garlic Mashed Potatoes; Potato Ragout; Gratin Dauphinoise; Cream Puff Potatoes. D
10:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: What We Eat  "Some Like It Hot: The Story of Chili Peppers"  Burt looks at how the hot pepper spread around the world and changed cooking in China and India.G
11:00 pm 
Expanding Canon: Teaching Multicultural Literature In High School, The  "Workshop 7. Critical Pedagogy: Octavia E. Butler and Ruthanne Lum Mccunn"  In Part I, Cathie Wright-Lewis. D
11:00 pm 
Gates of the Arctic: Alaska's Brooks Range   The vast and remote Brooks Range, a mountain chain stretching across northern Alaska and into Canada's Yukon Territory, inspired a national wilderness-protection movement with its pristine vistas and habitats teeming with wildlife. Narrated by award-winning actress Glenn Close, GATES OF THE ARCTIC journeys to this seldom-seen natural treasure, one of the most remote and pristine places in North America, to explore the region's inhabitants, culture and history. The few travelers fortunate enough to visit the Brooks Range share their experiences, while stunning high-definition photography captures several brief and unexpected encounters some of region's diverse animal life and a few of its exceptional local characters. D
12:00 am 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
1:00 am 
1:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Harry Belafonte (singer/actor) Pt. 2. D
2:00 am 
Beyond Theology  "American Pluralism"  Religious and cultural diversity in the United States has increased significantly in the past few decades. Directed by Diana Eck, The Pluralism Project at Harvard University maps the changing religious landscape. Organizations such as Inter-Faith Ministries of Wichita demonstrate how people of diverse faith traditions can come together to serve their communities. D
2:30 am 
Images of Tony Gleaton   The cultural photographer's black-and-white portraits focus on the social construction of race and capture people separated from the dominant cultural group. These include photographs of black and American Indian cowboys, the African diaspora in Latin American, and the assimilation of Asians, Africans and Europeans with indigenous Americans. The documentary also explores how Gleaton connects with his subjects.G
3:00 am 
Bhutan - Taking The Middle Path to Happiness   This examines Bhutan's policy of "Gross National Happiness," which emphasizes environmental and cultural preservation, economic development through hydroelectric power, and transparent and honest governance. Happiness and enlightenment, they believe, result from neither overindulging in the world's pleasures nor rejecting the world's goodness.G
4:00 am 
Asian Voices   NULL
4:30 am 
European Journal  "The Collapse of the Soviet Union - Two Decades Later"  Russia: Memories of Germany Almost 600,000 Soviet troops were stationed in East Germany after World War Two. They experienced the fall of the Berlin Wall, and then the collapse of their own superpower. Russia: With Putin Back to the USSR The dissolution of the Soviet Union is still a sore point with many former Soviet citizens. D
5:00 am 
American Masters  "You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story - A Rising Power: 1923-1949"  Four visionary brothers from Ohio incorporate a new motion picture studio in 1923. Within a decade, Warner Bros. hits it big with the sound of "The Jazz Singer." Clint Eastwood narrates this story of a studio that rises from silent films with Rin Tin Tin to the heyday of talkies with stars such as Barbara Stanwyck, James Cagney, Bette Davis and Humphrey Bogart. Their films reflect some of the realities of the Great Depression and World War II. Parts 1 and 2 of 5G
7:00 am 
American Masters  "You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story - War and Peace: 1937-1949"  Warner Bros. becomes home to celebrated stars Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart, Errol Flynn and more. The studio -- like the world -- faces the twin catastrophes of the Depression and World War II. D
8:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
9:00 am 
Tavis Smiley   Cornel West (Princeton Professor). D
9:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Harry Belafonte (singer/actor) Pt. 2. D
10:00 am 
Asian Voices   NULL
10:30 am 
European Journal  "The Collapse of the Soviet Union - Two Decades Later"  Russia: Memories of Germany Almost 600,000 Soviet troops were stationed in East Germany after World War Two. They experienced the fall of the Berlin Wall, and then the collapse of their own superpower. Russia: With Putin Back to the USSR The dissolution of the Soviet Union is still a sore point with many former Soviet citizens. D
11:00 am 
American Masters  "You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story - A Rising Power: 1923-1949"  Four visionary brothers from Ohio incorporate a new motion picture studio in 1923. Within a decade, Warner Bros. hits it big with the sound of "The Jazz Singer." Clint Eastwood narrates this story of a studio that rises from silent films with Rin Tin Tin to the heyday of talkies with stars such as Barbara Stanwyck, James Cagney, Bette Davis and Humphrey Bogart. Their films reflect some of the realities of the Great Depression and World War II. Parts 1 and 2 of 5G
1:00 pm 
American Masters  "The Brothers Warner, An American Masters Presentation"  Narrated by family member Cass Warner Sperling, this film is a portrait and epic saga of the four film pioneers who founded and ran Warner Bros. for more than 50 years.G
2:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
3:00 pm 
3:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
4:00 pm 
American Masters  "You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story - A Rising Power: 1923-1949"  Four visionary brothers from Ohio incorporate a new motion picture studio in 1923. Within a decade, Warner Bros. hits it big with the sound of "The Jazz Singer." Clint Eastwood narrates this story of a studio that rises from silent films with Rin Tin Tin to the heyday of talkies with stars such as Barbara Stanwyck, James Cagney, Bette Davis and Humphrey Bogart. Their films reflect some of the realities of the Great Depression and World War II. Parts 1 and 2 of 5G
6:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Trip to the Moon"  One early traveler called it the strangest 75 square miles in North America. Characterized by one of the only continental hot spots in the world, Craters of the Moon encompasses three quarters of a million acres of lava flows, sagebrush, rolling hills... and a few surprises. Part of it is managed by the National Park Service, as a national monument. And it may be as close as any of us will ever come to a trip to the moon.G
6:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Calvin Trillin"  Calvin Trillin has been called "perhaps the finest reporter in America." His wry commentary on the American scene and his books chronicling his adventures as a "happy eater" have earned him renown as a classic American humorist. Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with Trillin about his work, including his most recent book, Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin: Forty Years of Funny Stuff. Trillin came to Idaho to speak to the Idaho Humanities Council.G
7:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour  "Iowa Caucuses"  NULL
8:00 pm 
Iowa Caucuses: A PBS Newshour Special Report   Newshour Senior Correspondent Judy Woodruff will report from the Iowa Convention Center with the early results from the Caucuses. The NewsHour's regular political analysts, syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks will also be in Iowa to discuss developments in this, the first electoral event of the GOP primary race and its implications for the 2012 presidential elections. D
8:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
9:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
10:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Antarctica"  Host Zay Harding sails along the Antarctic Peninsula aboard a sailing yacht. He follows the footsteps of explorers, adventurers, and conservationists from Scott to Shackleton. Zay ice climbs, kayaks, camps and even plunges into the ice cold Antarctic waters.G
11:00 pm 
American Masters  "The Brothers Warner, An American Masters Presentation"  Narrated by family member Cass Warner Sperling, this film is a portrait and epic saga of the four film pioneers who founded and ran Warner Bros. for more than 50 years.G

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