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September 6, 2012
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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 am 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "Energy and Growth"  There were microorganisms on earth approximately 2 billion years before any other life forms evolved. Because of this profound head- start they have evolved several different metabolic strategies for producing energy and securing the materials needed for growth. This program examines those mechanisms using examples that should be familiar to all students. D

12:30 am 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "Life's Databases"  All life on earth uses DNA as an information storage molecule. This program deals with the way that information is expressed in cellular growth and metabolism. It also examines how the tools that helped us understand the genetics of inheritance can be used to solve both environmental and health probleMs.. D

1:00 am 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century  "Population Geography"  Mexico: Motive to Migrate - A geographer's research reveals a major source of Mexican migration: the North-Central "Hollow Core." Guatemala: Population and Conquest - Every year a greater number of Maya Indian victims of "continuing conquest" must share inadequate agricultural resources. D

1:30 am 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century  "The Dynamic Pacific Rim"  Ecuador: Orange Alert - When scientists monitoring the Tungurahua Volcano see dangerous signs, they have to advise the government: evacuate or remain? Chile: Pacific Rim Player - Bordered to the east by the towering AndesMountains, and on the west by the Pacific Ocean, Chile enjoys continued economic growth.G

2:00 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "The Power of the Situation"  Reveals how social psychologists attempt to understand behavior within its broader social context and how our beliefs and behavior can be influenced and manipulated by other people and by subtle situational forces.G

2:30 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Constructing Social Reality"  Investigates the factors that contribute to our interpretation of reality and how understanding the psychological processes that govern our behavior can help us become more empathetic and independent members of society.G

3:00 am 
Saddle Club  "Borrowing Freedom"  Garnet humiliates Veronica by refusing to make a difficult jump. She hires a horse breaker in her attempt to make it to the regionals.G

3:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "The Green Economy & You"  Join the Biz Kids on a mission and discover your impact on the environment. Explore different ways to become part of the green economy and learn how there's green to be made in thinking green. Find out about "The Big Green Bus" and "Zoo Doo. D

4:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Dining from the Farm Field; as fresh as it gets (Los Angeles, CA)"  As gardeners, weekend warriors and even commercial growers are turning to more eco-friendly practices, one solution for pest control has been with us since the beginning of time. Just as nature intended, biological control, using natural predators and insects to keeps pests in check, is gaining ground as the eco-friendly method of choice. This episode looks at finding and promoting natural predators in the garden and also discusses incorporating natural bacteria and plant derivatives when a bug problem gets out of hand. D

4:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Build It Beaver"  The Wild Kratts team must lend a hand to help a beaver rebuild its damaged lodge and restore the ecosystem for all the creatures who live there. Science Concepts: Beavers make dams that block the flow of water down a stream. Through building dams, the beaver single-handedly transforms the landscape, creating homes for a variety of wildlife. D

5:00 am 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "Italian Flair"  Host Laura Theodore prepares a delicious and hearty Italian-style meal. The menu features "Quick Lasagna Rolls" and savory side dishes such as: "Basil Roasted Peppers" and "Broccoli Rabe with Garlic." Next up, a favorite dish with kids of all ages is "Grandma's' Garlic Bread. D

5:30 am 
Christina Cooks  "No Guts, No Glory"  If digestion is efficient and vital, nutrients are carried to every cell of the body, leaving people feeling well nourished and strong. Christina cooks recipes that will help make digestion more efficient. D

6:00 am 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Estonia"  The old town in the capital city of Talinn is Europe's best-restored medieval town with streets and buildings that recall the days of the Hanseatic League but whose cafes, art galleries, hotels, and restaurants today appeal to both sophisticated as well as first-time travelers. Venture into the countryside of Estonia, to the large island of Saaremaa and the much smaller island of Muhu, where you'll find windmills, thatch-roofed farmhouses and quiet waters. Of special interest is a candid interview with Mart Laar, the prime minister who took over a country that was an economic and psychological basket case following the withdrawal of Soviet troops and-with the help of a flat tax-turned Estonia into one of Europe's most dynamic and forward-thinking little countries. D

6:30 am 
The Seasoned Traveler  "Retiring to Panama"  Panama has emerged as a leading retirement destination for Americans, and a great place to buy a second home. George Bauer starts out in the bustling capital, Panama City, then heads to the lush oasis of the Gamboa Rainforest and the beautiful Chiriqui Mountains near the little farming town of Boquete-an area that is becoming a magnet for American retirees. The episode includes information on the significant incentives offered to Americans who move to this "retirement-friendly" country. D

7:00 am 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Steam Power Sawmill"  Fired by wood scraps, a giant steam engine drives ancient saws and window sash mills. D

7:30 am 
Woodsmith Shop  "Router Table Upgrades & Add-Ons"  Learn all the basics of a router table: from making a laminated top to getting a perfect-fitting insert plate. You'll learn step-by-step how to make a rock-solid router table top. Plus, the Woodsmith editors give their top picks for accessories and add-ons that will make any router table work harder. D

8:00 am 
The Victory Garden  "Perennial Favorites"  Host Jamie Durie kicks off THE VICTORY GARDEN's 34th season on PBS with an exploration of the Huntington Botanical Gardens in California; he explains how to use the art of staging to put your plants in the spotlight. Then, gardening correspondent Paul Epsom tours the world-famous New York Botanical Garden, home to more than a million plants - including those in the vibrant, artist-inspired perennial gardens - and offers up his perennial favorites from this amazing collection. Are green, hard-to-ripen tomatoes left in your garden? Use them up before the cooler weather sets in. D

8:30 am 
For Your Home  "Holy Faux, Part 6"  While decorative artists take over the house to create a child's fantasyland, Vicki and designer Cecil Adams spin some style in the living room and sunroom. D

9:00 am 
Martha's Sewing Room  "Crazy Quilting"  Embellishing a Summer Separates garment with crazy quilting; constructing a Sew Quick, Sew Easy sewing wallet; And Sew On segment on creating rickrack roses and leaves; Hand embroidered herringbone stitch. Guests: Missy Billingsley, Kari Mecca, Gloria McKinnon. D

9:30 am 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Double Take"  Bob Ross presents another unique idea, two paintings (summer and winter) overlapping on the same black canvas. D

10:00 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking with Andreas Viestad  "The World's Best Sausages"  Andreas prepares sausages on the slopes of a fjord in the Ryfylke region. He creates homemade ketchup and mixes an elegant drink on a glacier.G

10:30 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Class  ""Saintly" Penne & Fried Oyster Caesar"  Joanne finds her student Ron's enthusiasm for food contagious as she shows him how to prepare a pasta dish whose star is a spicy olive oil condiment, and shares the story of how she came up with a novel take on a popular salad. Recipes: (1) PENNE WITH OLIO SANTO, RICOTTA SALATA, OLIVES AND MINT, (2) FRIED OYSTER "CAESAR" SALAD. Student: Ron Martin - Firefighter. D

11:00 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "La Demora (The Delay)"  In this episode, Raquel's plane to Argentina is delayed and she spends time reviewing her experiences in Spain.G

11:30 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Revelaciones (Revelations)"  This episode covers numbers from 100 to 1,000. The conversational Spanish is much more rapid and, compared to previous episodes.G

12:00 pm 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "Energy and Growth"  There were microorganisms on earth approximately 2 billion years before any other life forms evolved. Because of this profound head- start they have evolved several different metabolic strategies for producing energy and securing the materials needed for growth. This program examines those mechanisms using examples that should be familiar to all students. D

12:30 pm 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "Life's Databases"  All life on earth uses DNA as an information storage molecule. This program deals with the way that information is expressed in cellular growth and metabolism. It also examines how the tools that helped us understand the genetics of inheritance can be used to solve both environmental and health probleMs.. D

1:00 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Maxwell's Equations"  Maxwell discovers that displacement current produces electromagnetic waves or light. D

1:30 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Optics"  Many properties of light are properties of waves, including reflection, refraction, and diffraction. D

2:00 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "The Power of the Situation"  Reveals how social psychologists attempt to understand behavior within its broader social context and how our beliefs and behavior can be influenced and manipulated by other people and by subtle situational forces.G

2:30 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Constructing Social Reality"  Investigates the factors that contribute to our interpretation of reality and how understanding the psychological processes that govern our behavior can help us become more empathetic and independent members of society.G

3:00 pm 
Saddle Club  "Borrowing Freedom"  Garnet humiliates Veronica by refusing to make a difficult jump. She hires a horse breaker in her attempt to make it to the regionals.G

3:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "The Green Economy & You"  Join the Biz Kids on a mission and discover your impact on the environment. Explore different ways to become part of the green economy and learn how there's green to be made in thinking green. Find out about "The Big Green Bus" and "Zoo Doo. D

4:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Scent of a Human"  On the day he is supposed to star in his own rap video, Hector is hypnotized into thinking he's a dog. Can The Electric Company train Hector to use his human instincts, or will he have to rap with a doggie brain?. D

4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Eureeka!"  (topic: 2- & 3-D Geometry) - Pursued by Hacker, Digit lands on cybersite Eureeka, where his mission is to find Professor Archimedes - the maker of the encryptor chip, a unique computer chip that can fix Motherboard. But Archimedes is nowhere to be found - only a pile of two-dimensional rods where his chip factory should be. The kids arrive to help, and discover that by linking the two-dimensional rods together into certain geometrical patterns they actually create a surprising three-dimensional shape that leads directly to unraveling the mystery of Archimedes' strange disappearance. D

5:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Shell-Ebration"  Crab Cakes With Avocado Sauce; Oysters Madison; Mussels Poulette; Mussels Gratinee; Clam Fritters. D

5:30 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Cool and Creamy Desserts"  Host Christopher Kimball visits Toscanini's to learn the secrets behind professional ice-cream making. Next, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make the Best Homemade Ice Cream. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his pick for the top ice-cream makers, and tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of vanilla beans. D

6:00 pm 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "Gaucho Grill"  Gaucho describes the cowboys of northern Argentina and southern Brazil. These rustic cattle herders developed a simple yet powerful style of grilling over an open wood fire, a tradition still celebrated around Planet Barbecue today. Here are three indispensible gaucho favorites: Chicken roasted in a salt crust, from Uruguay's celebrity grill master, Francis Mallmann; the monster beef ribs that made the reputation of Brazil's famous grill house, Fogo de Chao; and a dessert from Brazil's cattle country, a pineapple you roast on the rotisserie. D

6:30 pm 
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails  "Valentia, Co. Kerry"  NULL

7:00 pm 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Steam Power Sawmill"  Fired by wood scraps, a giant steam engine drives ancient saws and window sash mills. D

7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Burgundy: Profound France"  Rick takes time to enjoy the region's edible, drinkable, scenic and floatable delights. He travels on a canal barge, visits a medieval hospice and a modern monastery, builds a barrel, appreciates fine Burgundy wine, slurps escargot and eats well.G

8:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Touring Ireland"  Burt visits Ireland's great pilgrimage sites, follows the trails of St. Patrick, investigates the history of Guinness, learns about the most valuable book in Ireland, looks at the great architecture of Dublin and finds out what's good to eat. This program could easily become the basis for your own fascinating tour of Ireland. D

8:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Shell-Ebration"  Crab Cakes With Avocado Sauce; Oysters Madison; Mussels Poulette; Mussels Gratinee; Clam Fritters. D

9:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Cool and Creamy Desserts"  Host Christopher Kimball visits Toscanini's to learn the secrets behind professional ice-cream making. Next, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make the Best Homemade Ice Cream. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his pick for the top ice-cream makers, and tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of vanilla beans. D

9:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: What We Eat  "How Sweet It Is: The Story of Sugar"  Sugar started out in Asia, traveled to the Middle East and then to Europe first as a medicine and then as a rare spice. During his second voyage in 1493, Columbus brought it to the Caribbean where it changed into a common necessity, became a key element in the Caribbean slave trade and an early example of capitalist manufacturing. We'll find out why people who had a sweet tooth had a better chance of surviving than people who didn't and how sugar became the basis for England's international trade, a key element in the control of Britain's working class, and an essential part of the temperance movement. D

10:00 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Go Nuts!"  Joanne goes "nuts" and makes for us her five-spice, ginger, and cayenne packed Asian Toasted Nuts. Then she encourages her student Geoff to do the same making stir-fried chicken, pine-nut lettuce wraps, and cardamom-scented rice with toasted almonds. Recipes: Asian Toasted Nuts, Stir-Fried Chicken and Mushroom Lettuce Wraps, and Cardamom-Scented Rice with Toasted Almonds. D

10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Burgundy: Profound France"  Rick takes time to enjoy the region's edible, drinkable, scenic and floatable delights. He travels on a canal barge, visits a medieval hospice and a modern monastery, builds a barrel, appreciates fine Burgundy wine, slurps escargot and eats well.G

11:00 pm 
Great Conversations  "Lawrence Wright and Peter Bergen"  Lawrence Wright (staff writer at The New Yorker, author of The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11) and Peter Bergen (terrorism expert and author of The Osama bin Laden I Know). D

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Pacific Time
View Mountain     
Thursday
September 6, 2012
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View Prime Time
View Full Day
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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