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May 3, 2017
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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.
12:00 pm 
Habitable Planet, The  "Human Population Dynamics"  The human population of our planet now exceeds 6.5 billion and is rising. Much of this growth is projected for the most environmentally fragile regions of the world. Will studying the history of the world's population growth help predict the Earth's "carrying capacity"?. D
12:30 pm 
Habitable Planet, The  "Risk, Exposure, and Health"  We all require food, air, and water to survive - which are contaminated to some extent by man-made pollutants. Two studies, one in a rural western mining town and another in a dense urban population, reveal how these exposures impact health, and what can be done to reduce the risks.G
1:00 pm 
French In Action  "Genese II"  In a French class in the U.S., teacher and students collaborate on a story to learn French. It will be a story about two young people, an American boy and a French girl, their friends and adventures.G
1:30 pm 
French In Action  "Genese III"  In a preview of things to come, our American hero arrives in France and goes through customs.G
2:00 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Derivatives"  The function of mathematics in physical science and the derivative as a practical tool. D
2:30 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Inertia"  Galileo risks his favored status to answer the questions of the universe with his law of inertia.G
3:00 pm 
Economics U$A  "Economic Growth"  The effects of natural resource depletion and the nature of the telecommunications industry are explored. D
3:30 pm 
Economics U$A  "Public Goods and Responsibilities"  The TVA and national health care demonstrate the role of government in our lives. D
4:00 pm 
SciGirls  "Workin' It Out"  Jekima and friends break a sweat in steamy South Carolina hiking, playing soccer, dancing and doing yoga -- all to find out, "what's the best exercise for me?". D
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "All in the Family"  Does your family talk marketing over meatloaf? Do you know someone who tracks revenue at the family reunion? Family-run businesses come in all shapes and sizes whether you're a mom-and-pop shop or the Ford Motor Corporation. Learn how families work, grow, and fight their way to profits. D
5:00 pm 
On Story  "Deconstructing Dog Day Afternoon"  Frank Pierson's Academy Award winning Dog Day Afternoon elevates the classic crime genre through its exploration of textured characters and rationale. Screenwriters Robin Swicord (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button) and Peter Craig (The Town) examine the story's masterful reveal of information and its surprising, but inevitable and honest conclusion. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Totally Rad"  The dastardly Hacker (Christopher Lloyd) takes over the Radopolis cybersite, declaring himself King in "Totally Rad," the season premiere of CYBERCHASE. In an effort to dethrone him, the kids challenge the Hacker's extreme team to a winner-take-all skate-off. There's just one catch: high-scoring tricks need as much area as possible and the field keeps mysteriously changing! With Digit ( Gilbert Gottfried) as coach, the kids put on a dazzling display of blading, boarding, and biking, but can they match their performance to the changing arena? The Big Idea: Different shapes bounded by the same perimeter can enclose very different areas. D
6:00 pm 
Knitting Daily  "Nature-Inspired Knits"  Today on Knitting Daily our inspiration comes from nature. Anne Hanson talks about natural wool and its rich palette, and shows how to bring out the best of yarn's natural texture. Then, we travel virtually around the world in our weekly Space-to-Space segment. D
6:30 pm 
Grand View  "Grand Canyon National Park - North Rim"  In this episode, Stefan Baumann journeys through one of the world's most famous National Parks and explores its lesser known North Rim. In contrast to it's southern half, this region offers the typical canyon beauty, but also a more lush environ of pine and aspen. Interviews include Chris Parish from The Peregrine/Condor Project, as he discusses the successful reintroduction of the California condor to the canyon; Becky Latanich discusses the region's unique geologic history; and Leigh Kuwanwisiwma, Hopi Native American, shares the history of her people before the region became a National Park. D
7:00 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Merida - Exploring with the Locals"  The Yucatan Peninsula is known for its vast jungles, underground cenotes, pristine beaches, ancient architecture and sensational food. With the help of local friends and chefs, Pedro Evia and David Cetina, Pati gets an inside look at Merida, the capital of Yucatan. Pati explores the forefronts of molecular gastronomy, botanas "bar snacks" like chaya empanadas filled with gooey Edam cheese at a cantina, family classics like mondongo stew at the market, and even foreign influences like Kibi. D
7:30 pm 
Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen  "The Tomato Whisperer"  Chef Stellino explores the complexities and intricacies of Italy's most treasured fruit the tomato. He offers the blueberry as the fruit of choice for dessert. Dishes include: tomato salad (cherry tomatoes with mozzarella and onions) / tonno alla puttanesca (tuna steaks with a special tomato sauce) / blueberry crumble. D
8:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Water Filter, Fire Pit, Wood"  Not so tasty - see Richard help a homeowner improve her drinking water with a whole house filter. Jenn Nawada creates a backyard sanctuary with a patio and granite fire pit. Watch Tom explain the differences between soft and hard wood. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "North Wales: Feisty and Poetic"  Rick takes in Mount Snowdon, medieval castles and Victorian promenades. He learns a bit of Welsh, follows a miner deep into a slate mine, and herds sheep with a clever dog.G
9:00 pm 
Travel with Kids  "Cancun Mexico & Whale Sharks"  Get ready for an adventure of a lifetime, swimming with giant Whale Sharks! Head by boat off the coast of Cancun to experience the majestic Whale Shark migration. Learn Mayan history and culture at Ek Balam pyramids and rappel by rope deep into an underground cave called a Cenote. Try local foods, take a local ferry to the small island of Isla Mujeres to wander the small streets reminding travelers of what Cancun was like years ago. D
9:30 pm 
Lidia's Kitchen  "Herbs and Spices"  Fresh herbs are simply a must in Lidia's kitchen and today she makes three dishes that highlight herbs and spices. She begins the menu with pickled carrots: a quick pickle of tiny carrots packed with the flavors of parsley, garlic and mint; braised beef in guazzetto: rich, braised beef filled with enticing aromas and skillet cauliflower with lemon and mint: cauliflower florettes showered with lemon juice and a sprinkle of fresh mint. D
10:00 pm 
Cook's Country  "Big Family Breakfast"  Host Christopher Kimball visits Freight House Antiques in Erving, Massachusetts, where scones are baked fresh daily. Then, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make perfect mixed berry scones at home. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for pizza cutters. D
10:30 pm 
Chef's Life  "Mayo - The Mother Sauce"  Vivian holds a mayo blind taste test and a surprise brand takes top prize. After a new chef takes the reins, her diminishing role at the restaurant becomes clearer. Vivian's long-held vacation plans are stifled by a series of strange events. D
11:00 pm 
Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef  "Seafood Extravaganza"  Chef Keller demystifies the secrets of cooking octopus to get tender, delicious results. Then it's healthy all around with poached salt cod and an egg-free mayonnaise made with oysters. Grilled Octopus in Oregano Vinaigrette with Orecchiette Pasta and Nudja, Poached Salt Cod with Oyster Mayonnaise and Roasted Cauliflower & Instant Raspberry Sorbet. D
11:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Cruising The Rhine - Part One"  In Cruising The Rhine - Part One, Burt takes a look at the history of the Rhine River, the European Grand Tour, modern river cruising, and the Swiss city of Basel. We also learn the real story of the Song of the Lorelei, how to fly a drone and why northern Europe is filled with half-timbered houses. D

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May 3, 2017
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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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