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July 1, 2012
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12:30 pm 
Mathematics Illuminated  "The Beauty of Symmetry"  In mathematics, symmetry has more than just a visual or geometric quality. Mathematicians comprehend symmetries as motions. D

1:00 pm 
Invitation to World Literature  "The Epic of Gilgamesh"  The first known human story is that of Gilgamesh, king of Uruk. Images of artifacts from ancient Iraq mix with beautiful illustrations, dance, and costume to tell of the relations between gods and mortals, the search for friendship, love, and immortality. Featured cast members include Assyriologist Ben Foster, comic book illustrator Jim Starlin, and poet and playwright Yusef Komunyakaa. D

1:30 pm 
Invitation to World Literature  "My Name Is Red"  Both an historical novel and a graphic murder mystery set among the miniaturists of the Ottaman court. With its focus on Istambul, a major crossroads of the world, it tells of the artistic/cultural contest between Europe and the East. Cast members include the book's Nobel-prize winning author, Orhan Pamuk, and its English translator, Erdag Goknar. D

2:00 pm 
In Search of Shakespeare  "The Duty of Poets"  Shakespeare rises to fame. Plunged into mid-life crisis by the death of his son, he falls in love with a teenage nobleman, has an affair with a mysterious married woman and is charged with assault. The Globe Theatre is caught up in the rebellion against the Queen. Part 3 of 4G

3:00 pm 
Learning Science Through Inquiry  "Focus The Inquiry: Designing The Exploration"  Students' open exploration leads to a range of interests and questions that lead in turn to deeper investigation. This program looks at the design process - how you can guide students to plan and begin their investigations.G

4:00 pm 
Learning Math: Measurement  "Video 1. What Does It Mean to Measure?"  Explore what can be measured and what it means to measure. Identify measurable properties such as weight, surface area, and volume, and discuss which metric units are more appropriate for measuring these properties. Refine your use of precision instruments, and learn about alternate methods such as displacement. D

4:30 pm 
Learning Math: Measurement  "Video 2. Measurement Fundamentals"  Investigate the difference between a count and a measure, and examine essential ideas such as unit iteration, partitioning, and the compensatory principle. Learn about the many uses of ratio in measurement and how scale models help us understand relative sizes. Investigate the constant of proportionality in isosceles right triangles, and learn about precision and accuracy in measurement. D

5:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Vegetable Bounty"  Endive With Olives; Stewed Navy Beans; Gratin Of Leeks; Classic Ratatouille; Tomatoes Maison. D

5:30 pm 

6:00 pm 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "Really Big Beef"  Tackling the big cuts - brisket, prime rib and whole beef tenderloin - Steve makes bacon-crusted brisket, rosemary rib roast and ultimate cheesesteak.G

6:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Asia Express"  NULL

7:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Preventing Ice Dams; Applying Closed-Cell Spray Foam Insulation in an Attic"  General contractor Tom Silva explains to a homeowner how ice dams form and how to prevent them. He then works with an insulation contractor to apply closed-cell spray foam insulation in an attic. Then Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Richard shares a tip about connecting gutter downspouts. D

7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Portugal's Heartland"  Rick eats barnacles in an old fishing town, marches with pilgrims, and views riches of the country's Golden Age.G

8:00 pm 
Equitrekking  "Turkey's Coast, Cappadocia & Istanbul"  Equitrekking host Darley Newman experiences life on Turkey's beautiful Mediterranean Coast - otherwise known as the Turquoise Rivera - by hiking the chilly waters of Saklikent Gorge and horseback riding through the abandoned Greek city of Kayakoy. Next, it's off to bustling Istanbul, where East meets West, to explore the Blue Mosque, Spice Market, Grand Bazaar, Topkapi Palace and the mighty Bosphorus. Finally, Darley returns to Cappadocia, to step back in time with the locals of these ancient villages. D

8:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Vegetable Bounty"  Endive With Olives; Stewed Navy Beans; Gratin Of Leeks; Classic Ratatouille; Tomatoes Maison. D

9:00 pm 

9:30 pm 
Tommy Tang's Easy Thai Cooking  "Quick Sticky Rice/E-Saan"  Rice Croquettes with Som Tum Mango (Mango Salsa) and Spicy Red Bell Pepper Puree are prepared.G

10:00 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Triple Torta-Thon"  Over a breakfast of tortas - Mexican sandwiches filled, in this case, with Rick's quick Mexican scrambled eggs, beans, and avocados - Rick and his daughter, Lanie, plan an all-day torta marathon in Mexico City. Their quest beings at the city's charming Sunday flea market, Lagunilla, where they check out some simple, yet mouthwatering tortas, with a succulent filling of salt cod bacalao. Next stop: Don Polo, a gleaming 1950s-style chrome and neon diner, famous for its menu of griddled tortas. D

10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Portugal's Heartland"  Rick eats barnacles in an old fishing town, marches with pilgrims, and views riches of the country's Golden Age.G

11:00 pm 
Theater Talk  "Lewis Black and Nancy Giles"  Comedian/playwrights and political commentators Lewis Black and Nancy Giles review the Broadway shows Clybourne Park and The Columnist, and discuss the current state of the nation. D

11:30 pm 
Closer to Truth  "Why Is Free Will A Mystery?"  Our human sense is that our will is fully free. Our scientific sense is that every action is determined by a prior action. Free will versus determinism is a big question, affecting morality, responsibility, even consciousness. D

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