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December 6, 2011
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1:00 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

1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Little Miss Muffet"  Poor Red wants nothing more than to play with Little Boy Blue, but he keeps running away! The Super Readers venture into the tale of Miss Muffet and meet a spider who is frightening his friend right off her tuffet! The Super Readers help Spider find a better way to approach Miss Muffet, and everyone learns that curds and whey taste better when shared with someone special. Educational Objectives: To learn how to treat a friend, follow the alphabet, practice spelling and use the power to read to change the story. D

2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Maps/Termite Towers"  Maps - Nick and Sally are pretending to be pirates. The Cat takes them on a real pirate adventure by following a treasure map! They use landmarks to find their way to a real pirate treasure: parchment paper and ink pens to make their own pirate maps! Termite Towers - Sally and Nick just can't seem to keep their block tower from toppling over. The Cat in the Hat takes them to meet some expert tower builders: the termites! After shrinking down to bug-size, they learn from Terry termite how to build a tower that won't wiggle and wobble. D

2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "The Blue and the Gray"  Martin and Chris are absorbed in a hilarious competition to discover who is the best acorn planter, blue jays or gray squirrels, when a strange Creature Power Suit malfunction transforms Martin into an acorn and grows him into an Oak tree! Chris activates the squirrel powers of his Creature Power Suit, but gets waylaid by a bobcat and goshawk, and the Aviva, Koki, and Jimmy can't find them. It'll take some animal-loving Wild Kratts kids to get them out of this mess. D

3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Sea Turtle Reef"  Create this beautiful reef using Wyland's technique, drawing, and painting in the same motion.G

3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   A viewers' favorite compilation show from past episodes on how to play signature intros and identifiable parts to memorable tunes. These include Bradley Sowash's "The Twilight Zone," five-time Grammy nominee David Benoit's "Linus And Lucy" and Karl Propst's "The Addams Family Theme." Other featured guests include David Tolley, Andy LaVerne, Lori Mechem, Dave Powers and Bobby Floyd. D

4:00 pm 
The Desert Speaks  "Palms in the Desert"  Palm trees have long been a symbol of the desert and, more importantly, a sign of water to a weary desert traveler. In this episode, ecologist Jim Cornett joins host David Yetman for a look around California's Coachella Valley, the lowest and hottest inhabited place in the Northern Hemisphere. After a walk around Palm Springs to examine the area's most famous residents, Yetman heads for the largest undisturbed palm oasis on Earth, Palm Canyon. D

4:30 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Jewel of the North"  The water is so clear and the colors so intense that people sometimes mistake photographs of Priest Lake for Hawaii! In the 1920's silent-movie star Nell Shipman came to the most northern of Idaho's big lakes to produce her silent films. Today the area is a magnet for campers, fishermen, rock climbers, skiers and anyone who loves magical settings. This is, truly, one of the world's beautiful lakes.G

5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

6:00 pm 
NOVA  "The Incredible Journey of the Butterflies"  NOVA flies with the Monarch butterflies on their 2,000-mile trip across North America to their destination, a tiny area high in the mountains of Mexico they have never seen before. Leading monarch researchers put the phenomenon into perspective. The show also looks at the illegal logging in the Mexican state of Michoacan that is threatening their survival.G

7:00 pm 
Preemie   Born 1 pound 12 ounces, Mollie Sophia Samuels came into the world 3 months early. Facing obstacles that such a small child should never have to face, Mollie proved that even the smallest humans are capable of extraordinary resilience. Mollie's first 11 months of life were spent inside the sterile walls of the Helen DeVos Children's hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan. D

8:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "The Dark Side of the Universe"  Alda joins astronomers as they wrestle with implications of their latest discoveries that indicate we see only a tiny fraction of the cosmos. Much of it may be dark matter or dark energy.G

9:00 pm 
Kilowatt Ours: A Plan to Re-Energize America   Problems caused by energy production are examined and people using energy conservation are explored.G

10:00 pm 
NOVA  "The Incredible Journey of the Butterflies"  NOVA flies with the Monarch butterflies on their 2,000-mile trip across North America to their destination, a tiny area high in the mountains of Mexico they have never seen before. Leading monarch researchers put the phenomenon into perspective. The show also looks at the illegal logging in the Mexican state of Michoacan that is threatening their survival.G

11:00 pm 
Preemie   Born 1 pound 12 ounces, Mollie Sophia Samuels came into the world 3 months early. Facing obstacles that such a small child should never have to face, Mollie proved that even the smallest humans are capable of extraordinary resilience. Mollie's first 11 months of life were spent inside the sterile walls of the Helen DeVos Children's hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan. D

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