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June 1, 2012
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12:30 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
1:00 am 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 6-8  "Workshop 8. Planning and Professional Development"  In order to grow in their careers, teachers need a great deal of sustenance. In this program, the teachers talk about the ways in which they fulfill this need as they develop individually and as members of a professional community. The group invites us into their classrooms to look at the way they have grown professionally, stimulated by their peers, their membership in professional organizations, and their willingness to seek out new thinking on literature and teaching literature. D
2:00 am 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "Connecting Skills to Text"  Learning to read in Charmon Evans's first-grade classroom in Port Hueneme, California is skills-oriented and fun. Students interact with a talking puppet or are contestants in the Word Wall Game Show. Ms. Evans balances skill development - phonemic awareness, phonics, and sight word identification - with authentic reading and writing tasks to encourage a love of learning. D
2:30 am 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "Promoting Readers As Leaders"  Valerie Kostandos believes all her first-grade students in Melrose, Massachusetts should take on the role of leader. This contributes to a learning climate where students see themselves as readers, writers, and leaders who manage their classroom routines. They take attendance, help each other discover the motivation of a character in a text, and make decisions about when they need support in reading. D
3:00 am 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 5. Emerging Infectious Diseases"  New diseases arise and old diseases, such as malaria and influenza, are returning with renewed vigor. This session studies the complex causes and far-reaching impacts of emerging infectious diseases around the globe. D
3:30 am 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 6. Hiv and Aids"  Studying individuals with natural resistance to HIV has led to insights into the infection process and may produce new treatments or a vaccine. This session explores recent developments in the study of HIV and AIDS, the future global impact of the current infection levels, and the ethical issues surrounding current research and treatments. D
4:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Plate Dynamics"  Introduces theory and concepts about the movements of Earth's plates.G
4:30 am 
Democracy In America  "Courts: Our Rule of Law"  This program examines the role of courts as institutions dedicated to conflict resolution, with the power both to apply and to interpret the meaning of law in trial and appeal courts. It shows the increased power of the Supreme Court through its use of judicial review and the difficulty of creating a judiciary that is independent of politics. D
5:00 am 
BBC World News   NULL
5:30 am 
Connect with English  "Differences/A Visit to the Doctor"  In the first segment, Rebecca's starts to apply to music schools. In the second segment, Rebecca's father has a worrisome checkup from his doctor.G
6:00 am 
Functional Fitness with Suzanne Andrews  "Younger Heart In 30 Days"  NULL
6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Tie-Dye Clifford/Stage Struck"  TIE-DYE CLIFFORD: When Clifford accidentally gives himself a bath with tie-dye dyes, he ends up looking like a T-shirt from the '60's! Not wanting to upset Emily, he tries to hide the fact. But soon learns that he can tell the truth to Emily because Emily understands that everyone makes mistakes. STAGE STRUCK: Mary has always been afraid to perform in front of an audience. D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "Francine's Pilfered Paper/Buster Gets Real"  Francine's Pilfered Paper - Thanksgiving can be a time for a long, relaxing weekend with family and friends. But for Mr. Ratburn, it's a chance to assign a five-page paper about the holiday! Instead of despairing like her friends, Francine finds the perfect Web site for her research, which she happily copies and pastes in a matter of minutes for her entire report. There's nothing wrong with that. D
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Skits On Ice/Martha's Steamed!"  Skits on Ice - Skits is afraid of hockey pucks, but why? Helen tells the story of how puppy Skits chased a puck onto thin ice, and how quick thinking by Martha saved the day. Vocabulary: (E) risky, thaw(ing), solid, freeze/frozen, defrost (I) ice(y), cold, melt, puck, hockey, thin. Martha's Steamed! - When Helen and Martha discover a dog locked in a hot car on a sweltering summer's day, they snap into action. D
8:00 am 
Curious George  "George and the Giant Thumb/Shutter Monkey"  George and the Giant Thumb - A bored George and Allie decide to make a ginormous sculpture of Bill's sprained thumb. The duo quickly run out of clay and turn to less conventional art supplies. Peanut butter proves too sticky and shaving cream too drippy, so George and Allie use mud to finish their masterpiece. D
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "A Long Winter's Nap/The Tree Doctor"  A Long Winter's Nap - Sally and Nick are so excited to go ice skating tomorrow, that they can't fall asleep! Cat's friend Boris the bear can help! Off they go to the Gleep-sneep Woods to learn how Boris gets ready to take his long winter's nap. Back at home, Nick and Sally follow Boris' advice, and follow their own bedtime routine to get ready for bed. With the help of a bedtime story from Cat, they quickly fall asleep. D
9:00 am 
Super Why!  "King Eddie Who Loved Spaghetti"  It's dinner time at Whyatt's house but things are not going well! He's perplexed when Mom and Dad say that what's on his plate isn't healthy. To find out why, the reading superheroes fly into the story King Eddie Who Loved Spaghetti and encounter a wacky king who only wants to eat one thing - spaghetti! As the super readers convince King Eddie taste new foods, Whyatt learns there's more to dinner than he had originally thought! Educational Objectives: To learn about healthy eating. Kids will uncover the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, learn what the word "ripe" means, and use the power to read to change the story. D
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "One Small Dinosaur/T. Rex Migration"  One Small Dinosaur - Mrs. Pteranodon takes Buddy and Tiny to visit a Mikey Microraptor, one of the smallest of dinosaurs ever. Tiny is annoyed that Mikey is even smaller than she is, but Mikey looks up to Tiny as a role model. T. rex Migration - Buddy and Tiny go to visit their friend Annie Tyrannosaurus and discover she isn't home, so they follow clues and find her on a migration with her family. D
10:00 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
11:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Sid's Super Kick!"  In his backyard, Sid is pretending to be "Super Sid!" To show his super strength, he kicks a soccer ball really hard and it sails across the yard. But when he tries to kick it to a nearby tree with the same might, the ball once again sails really far. On a special trip to the Science Center, Sid and his friends investigate how using lots of force makes something move really far and fast-just like kicking a soccer ball! (Educational objective - Force). D
11:30 am 
WordWorld  "Dog's Camping Adventure/V Is for Vacation"  Dog's Camping Adventure: Pig and Frog take Dog on his first camping trip. When they lose one of the letters to their TENT, it's Dog who overcomes his fear and finds it in the dark forest.along with a monster! V is for Vacation: The weather is turning colder, and Duck is ready for his yearly vacation (migration). D
12:00 pm 
Caillou  "After Dark!"  Things get a little scary today. Caillou and his new neighbours, Jason and Jeffery, are playing hide and go seek in the backyard, until dusk brings out the shadows. A flashlight and Mommy help chase the shadows away. D
12:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "The Emperor's Contest/The Whole Truth"  The Emperor's Contest - Everyone is excited about a fishing contest that is being held in the park; everyone except Ryan, who doesn't want to follow the contest rules. When Ryan is tempted not to follow the rules, Barney tells a story called "The Emperor's Contest" about a boy who had a similar problem. When it's over, Ryan decides that honesty is the best policy! The Whole Truth - A talented young artist is painting a portrait of Barney, but when she has to step away, BJ is mistaken for the artist of the portrait. D
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "A Long Winter's Nap/The Tree Doctor"  A Long Winter's Nap - Sally and Nick are so excited to go ice skating tomorrow, that they can't fall asleep! Cat's friend Boris the bear can help! Off they go to the Gleep-sneep Woods to learn how Boris gets ready to take his long winter's nap. Back at home, Nick and Sally follow Boris' advice, and follow their own bedtime routine to get ready for bed. With the help of a bedtime story from Cat, they quickly fall asleep. D
1:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Tracks"  Animals that can throw things, like monkeys are featured on Zaboomafoo.G
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "George and the Giant Thumb/Shutter Monkey"  George and the Giant Thumb - A bored George and Allie decide to make a ginormous sculpture of Bill's sprained thumb. The duo quickly run out of clay and turn to less conventional art supplies. Peanut butter proves too sticky and shaving cream too drippy, so George and Allie use mud to finish their masterpiece. D
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Skits On Ice/Martha's Steamed!"  Skits on Ice - Skits is afraid of hockey pucks, but why? Helen tells the story of how puppy Skits chased a puck onto thin ice, and how quick thinking by Martha saved the day. Vocabulary: (E) risky, thaw(ing), solid, freeze/frozen, defrost (I) ice(y), cold, melt, puck, hockey, thin. Martha's Steamed! - When Helen and Martha discover a dog locked in a hot car on a sweltering summer's day, they snap into action. D
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Revenge of the Zeros"  Upset about their score of zero points in the banana sculpture contest, Danny and Annie decide to ruin Paul the Gorilla's banana festival party that is being held at The Electric Diner. The Electric Company catches on, and does everything they can to stop the pranksters and save the party and preserve Paul's sanity. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Jerky Jerk/Becky's Birthday"  JERKY JERK: When Becky/WG's class takes a trip to the local museum, she must stop the Butcher from stealing their famous artifact: the ancient Beef Jerky of Supreme Power. Vocabulary Words: Clumsy/Supreme. BECKY'S BIRTHDAY: WG/Becky battles an expanding Energy Monster while her parents plan a surprise birthday party for Becky. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Fireflies"  It's time for the annual Wild Kratt Firefly picnic. Martin and Chris head off into the forest to find some fireflies to join in the fun, but fashion designer, Donita Donata, has been capturing all the fireflies to use in the making of a sparkly, one-of-a-kind dress. The Wild Kratts team has to save the firefly population! Science Concepts: Bioluminescence, Cold light. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Of All The Luck"  (topic: Logic) - Convinced that his failure to defeat Motherboard is simply a result of bad luck, Hacker collects the Ten Lucky Charms of Cyberspace. The caper works. Hacker's luck changes, and good things begin happening to him. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Finding Eight-Legged Tights Isn't Easy"  It turns out that Ruff has two phobias: spiders and.ballet! Ruff sends Sterling and Bethany (someone else who shares his fear of spiders) out to meet an arachnologist to work in a spider lab, and gives Brian another daunting assignment-to become a ballet dancer!. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Gas prices are sitting near two year lows, so what happened to that forecast for five dollar gas this summer? Washington Correspondent Darren Gersh reports. How to Greek-proof your portfolio. New York Correspondent Suzanne Pratt explains what to do with your investments if Greece leaves the eurozone. D
5:57 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
7:30 pm 
Need to Know   SCOTT SIMON ANCHORS. HELP WANTED Edition. The show's medical correspondent, Dr. Emily Senay, travels to Massachusetts to examine how that state's healthcare system is working six years after the legislature there adopted an individual mandate requiring individuals to buy health insurance and businesses to provide it or face fines. D
8:00 pm 
Foyle's War  "They Fought in the Fields, Part 2"  Foyle's driver Sam (Samantha) goes to work on the farm they are investigating, joining the Land Girl farmhands. Foyle and his team sift out clues from the victim's past and present, looking for leads to the murderer, and possibly illegal or enemy activities. Part 2 of 2G
9:00 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "Who Killed Cock Robin, Part 2"  Although all suspicions are aimed toward ex-con Stockard, Barnaby discovers there are others who have vengeful motives involving the victim. Part 1 of 2G
10:00 pm 
Great Performances  "Tony Bennett: Duets II"  In celebration of his 85th birthday, Tony Bennett recorded Duets II in Los Angeles, London, New York, Nashville and Italy to sing his greatest hits with today's biggest stars. Full song performances include "Body and Soul" with Amy Winehouse in her last recording sesson, "The Lady is a Tramp" with Lady Gaga and "On the Sunny Side of the Street" with Willie Nelson. The musical segments are highlighted by insights on the process from the performers, who also include Josh Groban, Andrea Bocelli and Sheryl Crow.G
11:30 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
12:30 am 
May to December  "I Guess I'll Have to Change My Plans"  Jamie is falling in love with Zoe, but hides it from Alec by pretending to fall instead for Hillary. When Alec informs Jamie that Zoe is expecting a baby, Jamie comes down to earth with a bump.G
1:00 am 
As Time Goes By  "The Psychotherapist"  While Lionel is content with doing very little slowly, Jean is bringing home work from the office.G
1:30 am 
Last of the Summer Wine  "Will Howard Cross The Atlantic Single Handed?"  Because Marina thinks Howard lacks a spirit of adventure, Howard announces he will row across the Atlantic single-handed.G
2:00 am 
The Red Green Show  "Bingo Was His Name"  Red has the lodge declared a religion to allow bingo games. Red shows how to customize a car. Bill dabbles in archaeology.G
2:30 am 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket  "Golfing with the Major"  Hyacinth decides she and her husband, Richard, should spend a weekend at a golfing hotel in order to keep up with the Major and his wife.G
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Wilderness in the 21st Century"  This exploration of wilderness issues captures scenic vistas of Idaho from north to south. The show examines what wilderness means to Idahoans, pressures from wheeled vehicle advocates, collaborative efforts that include multiple sides, and how work is accomplished inside a wilderness.G
3:30 am 
Dialogue  "Reporters' Roundup 5/31/2012"  Joan Cartan-Hansen is joined by members of the Idaho media to discuss current issues in the state.G
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Camping Show"  Chris and Elmo are excited to be camping in the woods! They unpack their camping supplies and take out two sleeping bags and two canteens. One sleeping bag and canteen for each of them. Next, they take out four hotdogs and marshmallows. D
5:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Ignatz's Inertia"  Sid is sending his toy panda Ignatz on yet another adventure! He places him on top of a skateboard and rolls him across the patio. The skateboard comes to an abrupt stop when it bumps into a wooden bench, but Ignatz keeps moving forward and flies into the air! Sid is curious why Ignatz didn't stop moving too, so he and his friends investigate and discover that things in motion stay in motion until they are stopped-and that's inertia! (Educational objective - Inertia). D
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Skits On Ice/Martha's Steamed!"  Skits on Ice - Skits is afraid of hockey pucks, but why? Helen tells the story of how puppy Skits chased a puck onto thin ice, and how quick thinking by Martha saved the day. Vocabulary: (E) risky, thaw(ing), solid, freeze/frozen, defrost (I) ice(y), cold, melt, puck, hockey, thin. Martha's Steamed! - When Helen and Martha discover a dog locked in a hot car on a sweltering summer's day, they snap into action. D
6:00 am 
Nature  "Black Mamba"  One of Africa's most feared snakes, with a bite that is 100 percent deadly without treatment, has a new champion. Snake handler Thea Litchka-Koen, along with her husband, rescues black mambas in Swaziland from inappropriate locations - homes, gardens, hotel rooms. This leads to a radio tracking program for rescued black mambas, which reveals previously unknown information about the snake.G
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Norway's West: Fjords, Mountains and Bergen"  Rick sails under towering fjord cliffs, hikes on glaciers and finds surviving traditions in remote farm hamlets. He delves into Hanseatic heritage and takes in the salty hospitality of Norway's historic capitol, Bergen.G
7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Prague & Budapest"  We leave Western Europe behind as we venture to the exotic cities of Prague and Budapest. In Prague, we marvel at the startlingly beautiful old town and tour the labyrinthine castle that haunted writer Franz Kafka. Bohemian glass dazzles us as we browse the flourishing shops in this former Communist country, and we witness the scene of the "Velvet Revolution". D
8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Into The Swell: Utah's High Desert"  Utah's San Rafael Swell is one of the most remote and least-visited wonders of the desert southwest. Host David Yetman and his brother, Geologist Dick Yetman, camp out and explore the geology and vegetation of this intimidating stretch of desert. They also trek through Utah's Little Grand Canyon to see the pictographs and petroglyphs that were created thousands of years ago. D
8:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Tailgate Gourmet"  Are you ready for some high-powered foods that will get you around the track to that final lap? We're cooking up some hot recipes at NASCAR today right on the edge of turn 11, the most exciting turn at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, California. We're taking the show on the road today, literally. We're preparing an exciting tailgate menu of sliders and fixins, spicy corn salad, and fruit kabobs. D
9:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Community Gardens- Growing So Much More Than Plants"  Columbus, OH, Seattle, WA and Portland, OR. Having an opportunity to participate in a community garden builds a sense of community like nothing else. It provides opportunities for exercise, education, therapy, relaxation and social interaction, along with preserving green space and conserving resources. D
9:30 am 
This American Land  "Cattle Rustling, Bats, Colorado River"  Good guys in Oregon use new technology to fight outlaws committing age-old crimes. Bats get a bad rap in the animal kingdom, but are seldom seen as they are in this footage. The Colorado River serves a lot of needs, and that tug of war is getting critical.G
10:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "St. Louis Cooking"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to the ultimate St. Louis Pizza. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of sliced pepperoni. D
10:30 am 
Tracks Ahead  "Arkansas & Missouri Railroad"  Tracks Ahead goes to Arkansas, home of Wal-Mart, Tyson Chicken, and a combination freight passenger railroad; meet a train collector whose displays only enhance his operating layouts; go to Kansas and ride behind a restored steam engine; and visit a piece of resurrected history in Nevada. D
11:00 am 
Live from the Artists Den  "Amos Lee with Special Guests Calexico"  Amos Lee made a triumphant return to Tucson on a sweltering night in the desert with an epic performance at the historic Fox Theatre. The acclaimed singer-songwriter came back to the city where he recorded his "Mission Bell" album, and invited a number of his friends to join the show, including local heroes Calexico. The 19-song concert ranged from solo showcases to arrangements for a dozen musicians, and featured highlights from Lee's latest album, as well as some of the finest songs from his catalogue. D
12:00 pm 
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
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "One Small Dinosaur/T. Rex Migration"  One Small Dinosaur - Mrs. Pteranodon takes Buddy and Tiny to visit a Mikey Microraptor, one of the smallest of dinosaurs ever. Tiny is annoyed that Mikey is even smaller than she is, but Mikey looks up to Tiny as a role model. T. rex Migration - Buddy and Tiny go to visit their friend Annie Tyrannosaurus and discover she isn't home, so they follow clues and find her on a migration with her family. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Great Robot Race"  Ready.steady.splat! Whyatt and his puppy want to win the porridge race, but the bowl of breakfast cereal keeps falling off the puppy's back. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "A Long Winter's Nap/The Tree Doctor"  A Long Winter's Nap - Sally and Nick are so excited to go ice skating tomorrow, that they can't fall asleep! Cat's friend Boris the bear can help! Off they go to the Gleep-sneep Woods to learn how Boris gets ready to take his long winter's nap. Back at home, Nick and Sally follow Boris' advice, and follow their own bedtime routine to get ready for bed. With the help of a bedtime story from Cat, they quickly fall asleep. D
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Bass Class"  Martin and Chris are in the middle of a friendly competition to find Small-mouth and Large-mouth Bass when they meet Wild Kratts Kid, Gavin, who is fishing. Before they can join him, Zach Varmitech arrives and challenges them to a fishing contest. The Wild Kratts team must use their knowledge of bass biology to win the tournament fair and square. D
3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Diamond Head Sunrise"  Paint the colors of nature in this breathtaking morning sunrise.G
3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play Billy Joel's "Baby Grand" and share a performance of the James Taylor hit, "Steamroller." Featured guests include Matt Munhall and Pete Moran. D
4:00 pm 
Wild!  "Brazil's Pantanal - Pt. 2"  As the seasons turn from flood to drought, and the waters retreat, water dwellers face a frantic struggle for survival. The land of water is transformed into a sea of grass where deer, anteaters and jaguars live and schools of fish once swam.G
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
Nature  "Black Mamba"  One of Africa's most feared snakes, with a bite that is 100 percent deadly without treatment, has a new champion. Snake handler Thea Litchka-Koen, along with her husband, rescues black mambas in Swaziland from inappropriate locations - homes, gardens, hotel rooms. This leads to a radio tracking program for rescued black mambas, which reveals previously unknown information about the snake.G
7:00 pm 
Wild!  "Brazil's Pantanal - Pt. 2"  As the seasons turn from flood to drought, and the waters retreat, water dwellers face a frantic struggle for survival. The land of water is transformed into a sea of grass where deer, anteaters and jaguars live and schools of fish once swam.G
8:00 pm 
Wild Horses In Winds of Change   A film that inspires stewardship of nature told through the lens of the crises facing America's wild horses. The film tells the story of how America's wild horses are lawfully protected but unlawfully managed by the BLM Wild Horse and Burro Program. The Wild Horse and Burro Protection Act says they are to be managed as free roaming and integral part of the land they are presently found free roaming. D
8:30 pm 
Krakatoa: The Last Days   Take a ringside seat at one of history's deadliest natural disasters with this docudrama based on eye-witness accounts and aided by computer graphics. The docudrama stars Rupert Penry-Jones, Olivia Williams and Kevin McMonagle and draws from personal accounts, photographs, newspaper articles and the latest scientific research. The 1883 volcanic eruption on the Indonesian island in the Sunda Strait is the second greatest volcanic eruption in recorded history spewing more than 18 cubic kilometres of tephra in less than 48 hours and killing more than 36,000 people.G
10:00 pm 
Treasuring Our Natural Heritage  "Understanding The Work of Nature"  This program sheds new light on biological diversity by making meaningful comparisons between the natural world and the human economy. Ultimately, biological diversity is seen as a kind of "insurance policy," giving natural communities the greatest number of options for remaining healthy and productive in the face of environmental changes. Part 1 of 3G
11:00 pm 
Nature  "Black Mamba"  One of Africa's most feared snakes, with a bite that is 100 percent deadly without treatment, has a new champion. Snake handler Thea Litchka-Koen, along with her husband, rescues black mambas in Swaziland from inappropriate locations - homes, gardens, hotel rooms. This leads to a radio tracking program for rescued black mambas, which reveals previously unknown information about the snake.G
12:00 am 
Great Conversations  "Michael Pollan and Michael Shnayerson"  Michael Pollan (The Omnivore's Dilemma and In Defense of Food) and Michael Shnayerson (contributing editor Vanity Fair). D
1:00 am 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Caring for the Community"  Debbie Lerner teaches grades 1–3 at Red Bridge Elementary School in Kansas City, Missouri. Red Bridge incorporates a personalized learning curriculum in which students stay in the same classroom for all three grade levels. Ms. Lerner. D
1:26 am 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Celebrations of Light"  Eileen Mesmer teaches a combined kindergarten and first–grade class in Salem, Massachusetts, a diverse community outside Boston. Ms. Mesmer asks her students to explore the many ways the holidays are celebrated and to find commonalities among the various celebrations. Ms. Mesmer reads to the students from "The Winter Solstice," using it to help students understand the greater theme of community. D
2:00 am 
Western Tradition  "The Middle Ages"  In the midst of invasion and civil disorder, a military aristocracy dominates the kingdoms of Europe.G
2:30 am 
Western Tradition  "The Feudal Order"  Society divides itself into three parts: those who pray, those who fight, and those who work.G
3:00 am 
Human Condition  "Web of Addiction"  This program depicts drug addiction as an epidemic, affecting not only the health and well-being of users and their families, but also the society at large and studies the behavioral features commonly found in those addicted to drugs, and effective treatment strategies for conquering addiction.G
3:30 am 
Human Condition  "Feels So Good (Hurts So Bad)"  The program looks at how the use of alcohol and tobacco relates to disease, disability, and death and identifies key treatments for those addicted to alcohol and tobacco, and offers behavioral strategies to help users avoid relapsing.G
4:00 am 
Saddle Club  "Work Horses"  Carole, who exercises race horses as a part-time job, discovers her favorite horse, Prancer, has an injury and can no longer race.G
4:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "How Credit Affects Your Life"  Did you know that your credit score could make the difference in whether or not you get into the college of your dreams? Your credit score could even impact whether or not you get the job you're applying for. Join the Biz Kids, and you'll learn about building good credit and how the credit laws affect your life. D
5:00 am 
Maya & Miguel  "Battle of the Birthdays"  Sick of having to share everything, Maya and Miguel opt to have separate birthday parties. Rosa and Santiago are taken aback at first, but agree to help each one plan the party of their dreams. Eager to attract more people to their parties, Maya and Miguel begin a game of one-upmanship, which culminates in them accidentally planning their parties at exactly the same time. D
5:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Fireflies"  It's time for the annual Wild Kratt Firefly picnic. Martin and Chris head off into the forest to find some fireflies to join in the fun, but fashion designer, Donita Donata, has been capturing all the fireflies to use in the making of a sparkly, one-of-a-kind dress. The Wild Kratts team has to save the firefly population! Science Concepts: Bioluminescence, Cold light. D
6:00 am 
Ciao Italia  "Everyone Loves Italian Food/Tutti Amano I Cibi Italiani"  Mary Ann is guest chef at the University of New Hampshire, where their talented food service staff is busy serving up Ciao Italia recipes to over 5000 hungry college students who love good food. Later that day, Mary Ann puts University President Mark Huddleston to work on the demonstration stage to prepare a savory, filling dish of Farro with Sausage and Mushrooms. Then his wife, Emma Bricker joins in for Whole Wheat Spaghetti with Roasted Vegetables. D
6:30 am 
Rachel's Favorite Food at Home  "Easy Family Meals"  In this episode, Rachel recreates some of her family's favorite dishes: broccoli soup with Parmesan toasts, a chicken and ginger stir fry with coconut noodles, an oven-baked risotto verde and an upside-down rhubarb and ginger cake. D
7:00 am 
Richard Bangs' Adventures With Purpose Basel and Lucerne: Quest for the Crossroad   In the 12th installment of his Emmy-winning ADVENTURES WITH PURPOSE series, renowned adventurer Richard Bangs follows the ancient trade routes from the Gotthard pass into central Switzerland, along Lake Lucerne, with a final stop at the port city of Basel. On his quest, Richard aims to uncover what turned landlocked Switzerland, the most mountainous country in Europe, into the crossroads of the continent, a hub for commerce, ideas, medicines and people. D
8:00 am 
This Old House  "Bedford Project, Part 8 of 16"  General contractor Tom Silva finishes up the last of the structural work by replacing an undersized and partially rotted old post in the kitchen. Meanwhile, window restoration specialist Alison Hardy reinstalls the restored historic window sashes in the dining room, adding spring-action hardware and weather stripping to make them more efficient. In the garage, host Kevin O'Connor finds electrician Allen Gallant upgrading the electrical service to 100 amps so it can function as a workshop. D
8:30 am 
American Woodshop  "Finish Carpentry Chair Rails and Panels"  Custom woodworking ideas for every home. D
9:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "The Food Show"  Allen explores Mt. Vernon Estate, learning about the vegetables and herbs George and Martha Washington grew in their gardens. He examines the rosemary hedges and what it takes to care for this versatile herb. He also looks at the abundance of fig trees that grow on the estate and shares his fig preserve recipe.G
9:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Dining Rooms"  Make your dining room a showpiece for decor as well as food. Today we'll dress up these blah dining room walls and learn how to display your favorite items in your china cabinet! Then, Matt teaches some furniture repair tips. Finally, Shari has a surprise project for easy and contemporary entertaining. D
10:00 am 
Sewing with Nancy  "Fresh from the Clothesline: Quilts and Small Projects, Part 1"  Use your fabric stash and vintage designs to create quick and easy quilted projects. Nancy and vintage quilt expert Darlene Zimmerman take a fresh look at 1930s-1940s quilt fabrics and designs, sharing quick projects and full size quilt designs. Nancy and Darlene also teach you how to create quilts to fit your decor, and how to use your stash of fabrics, no matter what the style. D
10:30 am 
Scheewe Art Workshop  "Ferns Flutterby"  Why not bring a touch of nature, as well, as texture into your home decor. Lush greens and accents of rich rust butterfly bring subtle color and inviting warmth to any room in your home. D
11:00 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "The South of Norway: Shellfish for Summer"  Host Andreas Viestad visits Blindleia, a favorite holiday destination in Southern Norway. In this summer paradise, he goes fishing for red shrimp and gathers mussels on a bare-faced rock. He makes classic and innovative sauces for the shellfish and then creates a Norwegian-style paella. D
11:30 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Jalapeno Cheese Grits, Slow-Cooked Grillades, and Brendan's Bread Pudding. D
12:00 pm 
Connect with English  "The Retirement Party/The Phone Call"  Alberto brings Rebecca to the retirement party for the Mendozas and her godmother arrives with news that Rebecca's father has been taken to the hospital in Boston.G
12:30 pm 
Connect with English  "Review/The Emergency"  Kevin meets Rebecca at the Boston airport to tell her their father's heart attack was very serious. This includes a review of the storyline so far.G
1:00 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Caring for the Community"  Debbie Lerner teaches grades 1–3 at Red Bridge Elementary School in Kansas City, Missouri. Red Bridge incorporates a personalized learning curriculum in which students stay in the same classroom for all three grade levels. Ms. Lerner. D
1:26 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Celebrations of Light"  Eileen Mesmer teaches a combined kindergarten and first–grade class in Salem, Massachusetts, a diverse community outside Boston. Ms. Mesmer asks her students to explore the many ways the holidays are celebrated and to find commonalities among the various celebrations. Ms. Mesmer reads to the students from "The Winter Solstice," using it to help students understand the greater theme of community. D
2:00 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Reformation"  A new kind of piety shatters the unity of the Catholic Church.G
2:30 pm 
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
3:00 pm 
Human Condition  "Web of Addiction"  This program depicts drug addiction as an epidemic, affecting not only the health and well-being of users and their families, but also the society at large and studies the behavioral features commonly found in those addicted to drugs, and effective treatment strategies for conquering addiction.G
3:30 pm 
Human Condition  "Feels So Good (Hurts So Bad)"  The program looks at how the use of alcohol and tobacco relates to disease, disability, and death and identifies key treatments for those addicted to alcohol and tobacco, and offers behavioral strategies to help users avoid relapsing.G
4:00 pm 
Saddle Club  "Work Horses"  Carole, who exercises race horses as a part-time job, discovers her favorite horse, Prancer, has an injury and can no longer race.G
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "How Credit Affects Your Life"  Did you know that your credit score could make the difference in whether or not you get into the college of your dreams? Your credit score could even impact whether or not you get the job you're applying for. Join the Biz Kids, and you'll learn about building good credit and how the credit laws affect your life. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Revenge of the Zeros"  Upset about their score of zero points in the banana sculpture contest, Danny and Annie decide to ruin Paul the Gorilla's banana festival party that is being held at The Electric Diner. The Electric Company catches on, and does everything they can to stop the pranksters and save the party and preserve Paul's sanity. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Of All The Luck"  (topic: Logic) - Convinced that his failure to defeat Motherboard is simply a result of bad luck, Hacker collects the Ten Lucky Charms of Cyberspace. The caper works. Hacker's luck changes, and good things begin happening to him. D
6:00 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Baltimore: Gone Crabbing"  In this episode Lidia heads to Baltimore, where she goes crabbing off of Tangiers Island, VA in search of the freshest crabs for her crabcakes. In this exciting episode, viewers will witness the molting of the crab's shell with the local mayor - one of the watermen of the island. In the kitchen, Lidia prepares a truly nautical meal of Mussels Triestina, Stuffed Tomatoes, and Crabcakes. D
6:30 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Two Perfect Pies"  Bridget lancaster updates a classic recipe for shaker lemon Pie. then, Julia collin Davison shows host Christopher kimball how to make icebox strawberry Pie with real strawberries. next, equipment expert adam ried reviews pie plates, and finally, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of strawberry yogurt. D
7:00 pm 
Barbecue University with Steven Raichlen  "Chicago and the Midwest"  Raichlen gathers a collection of the region?s best grilling recipes from Detroit, Sheboygan in Wisconsin, Chicago, and Minneapolis-St. Paul. They feature grilled red pepper dip, bratwurst, Mexican-style grilled corn and veal burgers with dill.G
7:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Spain On My Mind"  Joanne shares with us her emotional connection to Spain. She begins by preparing Salmorejo, a cold tomato and bread soup she first discovered in Southern Spain, and then works with her student Joan to overcome his fear of cooking lamb by preparing a hearty lamb, white bean, and chorizo stew with a spicy infused olive oil drizzled over the top. Recipes: Salmorejo and Spanish Lamb Stew. D
8:00 pm 
This Old House  "Bedford Project, Part 8 of 16"  General contractor Tom Silva finishes up the last of the structural work by replacing an undersized and partially rotted old post in the kitchen. Meanwhile, window restoration specialist Alison Hardy reinstalls the restored historic window sashes in the dining room, adding spring-action hardware and weather stripping to make them more efficient. In the garage, host Kevin O'Connor finds electrician Allen Gallant upgrading the electrical service to 100 amps so it can function as a workshop. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Croatia: Adriatic Delights"  Rick explores the fabled Dalmatian Coast from dramatic Dubrovnik to crusty Adriatic island ports. Heading inland, he hikes through Plitvice Lakes National Park and enjoys the thriving capital city of Zagreb.G
9:00 pm 
Travelscope  "Crossing The Swiss Alps"  From cosmopolitan Geneva to the UNESCO heritage Aletsch Glacier Joseph travels through Switzerland by bus, train and lake steamer. In Geneva Joseph explores a city that has remained in the forefront of innovation and change and visits Lake Geneva's fascinating lakeside villages such as the Olympic city of Lausanne. While in the sun-rich, car-free, 7,000-foot atmosphere of Bettmeralp Joseph enjoys a typical Swiss experience that is filled with glacier treks, colorful festivals, local cuisine, the beauty of the rural countryside and warm Alpine hospitality. D
9:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Baltimore: Gone Crabbing"  In this episode Lidia heads to Baltimore, where she goes crabbing off of Tangiers Island, VA in search of the freshest crabs for her crabcakes. In this exciting episode, viewers will witness the molting of the crab's shell with the local mayor - one of the watermen of the island. In the kitchen, Lidia prepares a truly nautical meal of Mussels Triestina, Stuffed Tomatoes, and Crabcakes. D
10:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Two Perfect Pies"  Bridget lancaster updates a classic recipe for shaker lemon Pie. then, Julia collin Davison shows host Christopher kimball how to make icebox strawberry Pie with real strawberries. next, equipment expert adam ried reviews pie plates, and finally, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of strawberry yogurt. D
10:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Janice Wong & Desserts"  Dessert before dinner? Absolutely! It's all the rage at Singapore's 2am Dessert Bar. On this episode of SIMPLY MING, Ming and Chef Janice Wong, travel to the outskirts of the city to find inspiration at Oh Farms. With a bag-full of delicious edible flowers and greens, they head back to 2am Dessert Bar where they each whip up a delicious dessert that is not only a feast for the stomach but also the eyes. D
11:00 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Quesadillas"  Quesadillas - the perfect marriage of heaven and earth, where the basic, simple tortilla meets the ecstasy of cheese, and to the surprise of many, many other fillings! Pati Jinich will look at Mexican quesadillas prepared three completely different ways, including: Ham and Cheese Sincronizadas; Oaxacan Mushroom and Cheese Quesadillas; Plantain and Refried Bean Quesadillas; Guajillo Chile Salsa. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Croatia: Adriatic Delights"  Rick explores the fabled Dalmatian Coast from dramatic Dubrovnik to crusty Adriatic island ports. Heading inland, he hikes through Plitvice Lakes National Park and enjoys the thriving capital city of Zagreb.G
12:00 am 
Secrets of the Dead  "Lost in the Amazon"  A modern day quest to find the truth behind one of exploration's greatest mysteries: What happened to famed adventurer Col. Percy Fawcett who went looking for a city of gold - the Lost City of "Z" - in the Amazon in 1925 and disappeared in the jungles of Brazil forever? New archaeological digs, the science behind the discovery of "newly found" jungle cities and clues collected over the years reveal the fate of Fawcett. The program unravels the truth of what really happened to Fawcett, and shares surprising finds that are causing experts to re-think the image of a pristine uninhabited Amazon rainforest: a place that before Columbus, may have had large populations living in sophisticated towns and cities. D
1:00 am 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
2:00 am 
Nightly Business Report   Concerns about the Eurozone heat up as fresh data shows business activity there falls to a three year low. Goldman Sachs holds their annual shareholder meeting. We'll dig into the details with a major banking analyst. D
2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Frank Langella (actor). D
3:00 am 
My Vietnam Your Iraq   "My Vietnam Your Iraq" tells stories from Vietnam War veterans who have children that served in Iraq. The program showcases the pride and fear a family shares when one is deployed. D
4:00 am 
Global Health Frontiers: Foul Water, Fiery Serpent   GLOBAL HEALTH FRONTIERS: FOUL WATER, FIERY SERPENT, the first in a series of public television specials chronicling the devastating illnesses affecting the world's poor, follows a cast of engaging, passionate characters as they confront the disabling parasitic infection known as Guinea worm disease. The film, narrated by Academy Award-winner Sigourney Weaver, documents the efforts of American health workers and community partners over the course of three years as they track the last-known reports of guinea worm in Ghana and Sudan. Through a relentless cycle of success and failure, facing ignorance and tribal superstitions in a harsh, vast landscape ravaged by war, these dedicated young men and women struggle to drive an ancient enemy into extinction. D
5:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "Interview with His Holiness The Dalai Lama"  An interview with the Dalai Lama on his people's struggle for religious and political freedom in Tibet. D
5:30 am 
Great Decisions In Foreign Policy  "Living Planet: State of the Seas"  Depleting fish populations. Coral erosion. Polluted waters. D
6:00 am 
Civilization: The West and the Rest with Niall Ferguson   After defeating the Ottoman Empire in 1683, Prussian King Frederick separates church and state, fostering education based on scientific inquiry. Meanwhile the Ottoman Sultan ushered in religious laws that forbade the study of science, hindering scientific progress. Ferguson suggests the practice of property-owning democracy, established in America, fundamentally altered the distribution of power, giving landowners a voice in the government. He also looks at the influences of modern medicine, consumerism and the Protestant work ethic. Part 2 of 2G
8:00 am 
Free Or Equal: A Personal View By Johan Norberg   Swedish writer and Cato Foundation Fellow Johan Norberg travels in Milton Friedman's footsteps to see what has actually happened in the places Friedman's ideas helped transform. Norberg examines the contemporary relevance or Friedman's ideas in our time of globalization and financial crisis. D
9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Wilderness in the 21st Century"  This exploration of wilderness issues captures scenic vistas of Idaho from north to south. The show examines what wilderness means to Idahoans, pressures from wheeled vehicle advocates, collaborative efforts that include multiple sides, and how work is accomplished inside a wilderness.G
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Reporters' Roundup 5/31/2012"  Joan Cartan-Hansen is joined by members of the Idaho media to discuss current issues in the state.G
11:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "Interview with His Holiness The Dalai Lama"  An interview with the Dalai Lama on his people's struggle for religious and political freedom in Tibet. D
11:30 am 
Great Decisions In Foreign Policy  "Living Planet: State of the Seas"  Depleting fish populations. Coral erosion. Polluted waters. D
12:00 pm 
Civilization: The West and the Rest with Niall Ferguson   After defeating the Ottoman Empire in 1683, Prussian King Frederick separates church and state, fostering education based on scientific inquiry. Meanwhile the Ottoman Sultan ushered in religious laws that forbade the study of science, hindering scientific progress. Ferguson suggests the practice of property-owning democracy, established in America, fundamentally altered the distribution of power, giving landowners a voice in the government. He also looks at the influences of modern medicine, consumerism and the Protestant work ethic. Part 2 of 2G
2:00 pm 
Free Or Equal: A Personal View By Johan Norberg   Swedish writer and Cato Foundation Fellow Johan Norberg travels in Milton Friedman's footsteps to see what has actually happened in the places Friedman's ideas helped transform. Norberg examines the contemporary relevance or Friedman's ideas in our time of globalization and financial crisis. D
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
Salud Sin Barreras Health Without Barriers   The half-hour special SALUD SIN BARRERAS/HEALTH WITHOUT BARRIERS focuses on the critical healthcare disparity facing the Hispanic community. Hosted by Emmy-winning anchor John Quinones, the documentary shines a light on the day-to-day struggles of Latinos trying to navigate the healthcare system where language barriers, cultural misunderstandings and the lack of health insurance leave many feeling helpless. In addition to personal stories, SALUD SIN BARRERAS includes interviews with medical experts, national leaders and celebrities who stress the importance of preventive care, committing to personal lifestyle changes and taking an active role in family health care. D
5:30 pm 
Basic Black  "Live"  NULL
6:00 pm 
Civilization: The West and the Rest with Niall Ferguson   After defeating the Ottoman Empire in 1683, Prussian King Frederick separates church and state, fostering education based on scientific inquiry. Meanwhile the Ottoman Sultan ushered in religious laws that forbade the study of science, hindering scientific progress. Ferguson suggests the practice of property-owning democracy, established in America, fundamentally altered the distribution of power, giving landowners a voice in the government. He also looks at the influences of modern medicine, consumerism and the Protestant work ethic. Part 2 of 2G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Gas prices are sitting near two year lows, so what happened to that forecast for five dollar gas this summer? Washington Correspondent Darren Gersh reports. How to Greek-proof your portfolio. New York Correspondent Suzanne Pratt explains what to do with your investments if Greece leaves the eurozone. D
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker Special: World War II in the Pacific"  Trekkers visit key locations in the Pacific, a region where great battles were fought and military history was made.G

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