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May 5, 2017
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12:30 am 
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1:00 am 
Mathematics Illuminated  "The Beauty of Symmetry"  In mathematics, symmetry has more than just a visual or geometric quality. Mathematicians comprehend symmetries as motions. D
1:30 am 
Mathematics Illuminated  "Making Sense of Randomness"  Probability is the mathematical study of randomness, or events in which the outcome is uncertain. This unit examines probability, tracing its evolution from a way to improve chances at the gaming table to modern applications of understanding traffic flow and financial markets. D
2:00 am 
Primary Sources: Workshops In American History  "Korea and the Cold War: A Case Study"  This workshop looks at the first use of military force under the Truman Doctrine, and the Korean War as the first practical manifestation of America's Cold War "containment" policy. Using works by George Kennan and Walter Lippman, treaties, and the texts of the Marshall Plan and the Truman Doctrine, the onscreen participants take on the roles of major military, political, and strategic players at a mock Senate hearing to decide whether to intervene in Korea in 1950.G
3:00 am 
Invitation to World Literature  "The Tale of Genji"  This portrait of court life in medieval Japan follows the life and exploits of the great Genji. Written by Murasaki Shikibu, a lady of the Japanese court, it provides an insider's view of Japanese court life, the official and behind the screen. Art, clothing, music from the time of the novel illustrate the obserations of authors Jane Smiley and Chiori Miyagawa, among others. D
3:30 am 
Invitation to World Literature  "Journey to the West"  The powerful and mischievous Stone Monkey King brings chaos to heaven and earth. Freed from a mountain prison in order to guard a Chinese monk on his journey to retrieve the Buddhist scriptures from India, Monkey seeks his own spiritual transformation. Modern performance, contemporary art, and Buddhist philosophers provide a rich context to the ancient tale. D
4:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Resonance"  Why a swaying bridge collapses with a high wind, and why a wine glass shatters with a higher octave. D
4:30 am 
Western Tradition  "The Rise of the Middle Class"  As the cities grow, the middle class gains power, including the power to worship God in its own manner.G
5:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
5:30 am 
Connect with English  "A Breakdown/A Call for Help"  Kevin apologizes for taking the car and then they receive a call from Sandy who says that Jack has hit her again and she's leaving him so they go over to help her.G
6:00 am 
Functional Fitness with Suzanne Andrews  "Arthritis Relief"  NULL
6:30 am 
Arthur  "Home Sweet Home/Do You Believe In Magic"  Home Sweet Home - Buster heads off to summer camp reluctantly, worried that he won't know anyone. But equipped with a few stories of summer camp battles and triumphs from his older and wiser friend Fritz (who runs the community garden), Buster realizes it's easy to make new friends after all. Do You Believe in Magic? - Arthur feels jealous when Buster's magic tricks outshine his own. D
7:00 am 
Odd Squad  "There Might Be Dragons/Dawn of the Read"  There Might Be Dragons - When the power goes out in headquarters, Odd Squad must figure out a way to control the temperature of dragon eggs. Curriculum: Measurement; using a thermometer and comparing temperatures. Dawn of the Read - Odd Squad takes on a page-turner of a case at the local library, where books are mysteriously coming to life. D
7:30 am 
Ready Jet Go!  "How We Found Your Sun/Treehouse Observatory"  "How We Found Your Sun" - Jet explains how his family, the Propulsions, found Earth by way of the Sun, a star in the Milky Way galaxy. Celery takes the kids out into space and shows them how the Sun looks huge, or small like other stars, depending on your perspective. Curriculum: The sun is a star. D
8:00 am 
Nature Cat  "Ze Worm Whisperer/Love You, Michael Bluejay"  NULL
8:30 am 
Curious George  "Guest Monkey/Charkie Goes to School"  Guest Monkey - George is almost as excited as Allie on her first day of school, but is ecstatic when she invites him to school the next day as a special guest monkey! He soon learns, though, that kindergarten has a lot of special rules that he's not used to - like not climbing on the furniture or standing in the sand table. Will George get extra credit for trying to follow the rules, or will his effort create one big mess? Charkie Goes to School - Charkie's building has a new rule - all dogs must have a good-behavior diploma from obedience school. After seeing Charkie struggle with the obstacle course, George recruits the academy's top alumni, Hundley, to help prepare Charkie for the final exam. D
9:00 am 
Peg + Cat  "The Three Bears Problem/The Giant Problem"  The Three Bears Problem - Fairytale Land. Peg and Cat bring the Three Bears, the Three Little Pigs, and the Three Billy Goats Gruff together to form a super group: "The Electric Eleven." Primary Content: Adding 1; Secondary Content: Counting to 11. D
9:30 am 
Splash and Bubbles  "Small But Mighty/Washed Away"  Zee the Zebra Bullhead Shark feels a bit threatened in her shark identity when news of an impressive great white shark in the area spreads to the reef, and everyone wants to go see it. / Dunk has spent a long time on his latest beautiful art project and asks Splash, Bubbles, and Ripple to watch over it, which they promise to do. When the tide comes in, they try their best to protect it, only to learn Dunk knew that would happen eventually anyway. D
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Mi Amiguita Rosita"  Rosita is bothered by a story that doesn't resonate with her culture, so she writes her own book about things she loves: dancing, Mexican wrestling and playing with her friends. Also featuring celeb vocab in espanol with Gina Rodrigues, and Elmo the Musical. Brought to you by the ABC's and the number 9. D
10:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "No Night Today/Fun in the Sun"  No Night Today - Nick and Sally want to keep playing, but it's getting dark. Why does nighttime have to come? The Cat knows someone who can answer that question - Astronaut Audrey! With a trip to her International Space Station and a large model of the solar system, the kids learn that it's the earth's spinning near the sun that makes it night or day. Fun in the Sun - Phew it's hot! Too hot to play outside. D
11:00 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Beating The Heat/Flowers for Mom"  Beating the Heat - Buddy and Tiny travel to the Jurassic to make a new friend, Morris Stegosaurus, and discover how this huge dinosaur keeps cool in the heat. Flowers for Mom - The kids go to the Big Pond to look for flowers to give to Mom on her special Mothers Day. They find many different flowers while following a very busy bee. D
11:30 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel's Babysitter/Daniel Goes to School"  Daniel's Babysitter - Prince Tuesday comes to babysit Daniel Tiger while Mom Tiger and Dad Tiger go out dancing. As Daniel gets ready for bed, he misses his Mom and Dad, but Prince Tuesday reminds him that they will be back soon. And when Tigey goes missing right before bedtime, Daniel learns what a grr-ific babysitter Prince Tuesday is. D
12:00 pm 
Super Why!  "Goldilocks and the Three Bears"  Whyatt accidentally messes up Jack's room and is in BIG trouble with his big brother! The Super Readers pay a storybook visit to Goldilocks and the Three Bears and find Goldilocks surrounded by three broken chairs, three bowls of porridge and three times the mess! How will they solve this problem before the bears get home?G
12:30 pm 
Splash and Bubbles  "Small But Mighty/Washed Away"  Zee the Zebra Bullhead Shark feels a bit threatened in her shark identity when news of an impressive great white shark in the area spreads to the reef, and everyone wants to go see it. / Dunk has spent a long time on his latest beautiful art project and asks Splash, Bubbles, and Ripple to watch over it, which they promise to do. When the tide comes in, they try their best to protect it, only to learn Dunk knew that would happen eventually anyway. D
1:00 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Slow Down!"  Wonky Whistle - Thomas is getting his whistle fixed at the Steam Works before he delivers animals to the Sodor Country Fair. He rushes out of the Steam Works before his whistle is fixed properly and it starts to make a strange sound. Thomas collects ducks, Katy the sheep dog and Farmer McColl's prize cow to take them to the fair. D
1:30 pm 
Arthur  "Home Sweet Home/Do You Believe In Magic"  Home Sweet Home - Buster heads off to summer camp reluctantly, worried that he won't know anyone. But equipped with a few stories of summer camp battles and triumphs from his older and wiser friend Fritz (who runs the community garden), Buster realizes it's easy to make new friends after all. Do You Believe in Magic? - Arthur feels jealous when Buster's magic tricks outshine his own. D
2:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Mi Amiguita Rosita"  Rosita is bothered by a story that doesn't resonate with her culture, so she writes her own book about things she loves: dancing, Mexican wrestling and playing with her friends. Also featuring celeb vocab in espanol with Gina Rodrigues, and Elmo the Musical. Brought to you by the ABC's and the number 9. D
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha in the White House, Part 1 & 2"  Martha in the White House, Part 1 - The new president is looking for a dog to live in the White House. Martha knows the perfect dog for the job! What better way to recommend some of her neighborhood pals than to put in a few calls to the White House herself? Vocabulary: (E) neighborhood, nation(al), volunteer, recommend(ing), community, nominate (I) president, white house, leader, country. Martha in the White House, Part 2 - The president is calling! One of his aides heard about Martha's speaking ability and he needs her to report to the White House immediately. D
3:00 pm 
WordGirl  "It's Your Party and I'll Cry if I Want To/Becky's Bad-itude"  IT'S YOUR PARTY AND I'LL CRY IF I WANT TO - Becky discovers that Violet and Scoops were invited to Katy's birthday party while she wasn't, and she can't help but feel a little left out. When Tobey sends his robots out on a citywide rampage, destroying everything in their path, Becky realizes she might not be the only one who wasn't on Katy's invite list. Can Beck- I mean, WordGirl lift her classmate's robotic spirits before he ruins the birthday party? Vocabulary Words: Rampage, Sensitive. D
3:30 pm 
Nature Cat  "Ze Worm Whisperer/Love You, Michael Bluejay"  NULL
4:00 pm 
Ready Jet Go!  "How We Found Your Sun/Treehouse Observatory"  "How We Found Your Sun" - Jet explains how his family, the Propulsions, found Earth by way of the Sun, a star in the Milky Way galaxy. Celery takes the kids out into space and shows them how the Sun looks huge, or small like other stars, depending on your perspective. Curriculum: The sun is a star. D
4:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Panda Power Up!"  While checking out the endangered Giant panda, the Wild Kratts gets stranded in the bamboo forests of China without power to any of their vehicles or equipment. They must figure out how to 'power up' in time to help save the pandas, who are being turned into roboticized stuffed toys by the nefarious villain, Zach Varmitech. An 'ancient panda secret' just might lead to the creature power that will restart their engines and save the pandas. D
5:00 pm 
Odd Squad  "Olive and Otto In Shmumberland"  Olive and Otto in Shmumberland - When Olive and Otto get zapped into a comic book, Olive must use her knowledge of the comic book to escape. Curriculum: Number operations; solving addition and subtraction problems using a number line and other strategies. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, why the job market hasn't looked this good in a decade. Plus, what prompted Warren Buffett to dump a third of his stake in IBM?. D
5:56 pm 
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6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Washington Week   NULL
7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Citizen Power: Eric Liu"  Marcia Franklin talks with Eric Liu, founder of Citizen University.G
8:00 pm 
Idaho Reports   The Idaho Reports crew provides reporting and analysis of Idaho issues around the state and in Congress.G
8:30 pm 
Articulate with Jim Cotter  "Tap Into America"  Despite only occasional glimpses of the mainstream, tap dance remains an iconic American art form. Music with Teeth - With custom-composed pieces employing a staggering range of vocal styles, Roomful of Teeth makes music that can be difficult to define. A Place at the Table - After her father George died, Mira Nakashima inherited his shop and set to work continuing the artistic legacy of a master craftsman in wood.G
9:00 pm 
Latin Music USA  "The Chicano Wave/Divas and Superstars"  Mexican Americans in California, Texas and throughout the Southwest create their own distinct musical voices during the second half of the 20th century. Their music plays an important role in the struggle for Chicano civil rights and propels them to the national stage. The final hour focuses on the Latin pop explosion of the turn of the 21st century and success by artists like Ricky Martin, Gloria Estefan and Shakira in the English language market. Meanwhile, Latino youth gravitate toward urban fusions. Part 3 and 4 of 4G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

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