Schedule banner

LEARN/CREATE (MT)


IdahoPTV Belongs to You. Contribute now.

   <<Previous Month

Next Month >>   

M T W T F S S M T W T F S S M T W T F S S M T W T F S S M T W
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31


Mountain Time
View Pacific     
Saturday
May 20, 2017
Current
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.
8:00 am 
Travelscope  "Rwanda - In Search of Chimpanzees"  Joseph continues his Rwanda adventure and turns his attention to the region's other primate populations. Chimpanzee, Olive Baboons, Mona, Blue and Black and White Colobus Monkeys are just a few of the thirteen primate species that populate the Nyungwe National Park. The rest of the area's flora and fauna is equally impressive with more than 140 orchid species and 275 bird species, dozens of them found only in the highlands of Central Africa. D
8:30 am 
Travel with Kids  "Botswana Africa"  Travel to Botswana Africa by small plane where the kids get to fly. Stay in tiny camps deep in the Okavango delta accessible only by canoe and small plane. Learn about the old ways of the bush people on walking safaris and learning to hunt with bow and arrow. D
9:00 am 
Travelscope  "South Africa - On Safari!"  Joseph gets an elephant-sized helping of the African wild on safari at the Lion Sands Private Game Reserve adjacent to South Africa's famed Kruger National Park. Using the elegant Lion Sands accommodations as his home base he heads out in search of the Big Five and encounters lions, African elephants, Cape Buffalos and Black Rhinoceros. He rounds out his wildlife tour at Camp Jabulani when he literally rubs shoulders with two Cheetahs at the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre then joins other camp guests atop a team of rescued elephants on safari through the African bush. D
9:30 am 
Travelscope  "Victoria, Australia"  Joseph catches the urban beat of Victoria's capital, Melbourne, then heads out on the Great Ocean Road to take in the natural scenery and survey the village scene in coastal towns. From the Shipwreck Coast through Victoria's wine country to the heart of Grampians National Park he travels in search of the best of Victoria. In addition to his town adventures, his journey takes him from one natural area to another in hot pursuit of Australia's wildlife where he has close encounters with kangaroos, koalas and emus. D
10:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Thank You for Sharing"  Sharing is caring, so join P. Allen Smith as he visits with some of the movers and shakers making a real difference in their communities. D
10:30 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Dominica: Island Ingenuity in Sustainability (Island of Dominica, The Caribbean)"  It's been said that necessity is the mother of invention. And when your resources are limited, you quickly learn to make the most of them, while protecting what you have. That's the way of life on one tiny Caribbean island. D
11:00 am 
Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way  "Chockfull of Surprises"  Jacques hides treasures inside tomato surprise and seasons grilled striped bass with Romesco sauce.G
11:30 am 
Lidia's Kitchen  "My Favorite Braises"  Braising is a preferred technique in Lidia's kitchen and today she prepares one rich braised meat dish, along with two braised vegetable choices for the home cook. Recipes include: beef braised in barolo; a braised kale with bacon; and finally braised cauliflower. D
12:00 pm 
Democracy In America  "Bureaucracy: A Controversial Necessity"  This program reveals how the American bureaucracy delivers significant services directly to the people, how it has expanded in response to citizen demands for increased government services, and how bureaucrats sometimes face contradictory expectations that are difficult to satisfy. D
12:30 pm 
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
1:00 pm 
Whole Child, The: A Caregiver's Guide to the First Five Years  "Let's Talk About It"  The process of language acquisition and methods for increasing language competence. D
1:30 pm 
Whole Child, The: A Caregiver's Guide to the First Five Years  "Growing Minds"  Two approaches to developing mental ability: the conventional approach and what is currently known as emergent curriculum. D
2:00 pm 
Invitation to World Literature  "One Hundred Years of Solitude"  Gabriel Garcia Marquez's multigenerational saga of the Buendia family in the isolated town of Macondo inaugurated the boom in Latin American literature in the 1970s and marked the beginning of magical realism. Writer Sandra Cisneros and scholar of Latin American literature, Ilan Stavans lend their thoughts and voices to the discussion of this epic novel. D
2:30 pm 
Invitation to World Literature  "The God of Small Things"  Fraternal twins Rahel and Estha struggle to reclaim their lives after their childhood is destroyed by tragic circumstances. As past and present merge in this narrative of Indian society and politics, the many layers of the caste system are mirrored in the poetic and inventive language of the author. Featured speakers include Simon Gikandi of Princeton University, author Evelyn Ch'ien. D
3:00 pm 
Arts In Every Classroom: A Workshop for Elementary School Teachers, The  "Workshop 6. Role of Assessment In Curriculum Design"  As the Learner Teams continue working on their own units, they examine strategies for determining how well students meet unit objectives. By revisiting the lessons in the first four programs, they discover how to build formative and summative assessments into the units that they are developing. D
4:00 pm 
Principles for Principals  "Math/Science Skills"  In this workshop, principals examine what teachers, college and business leaders, and parents believe students should know and be able to do to be successful in math and science.G
5:00 pm 
Dialogue for Kids  "Light & Color"  Light is the most important form of energy on Earth and color comes from reflected light. Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guests Henry Charlier, Associate Professor Of Chemistry, Boise State University, and Dr. Kathryn Devine, Assistant Professor Of Physics, College Of Idaho, answer students' questions about light and color.G
5:30 pm 
Roadtrip Nation  "The Voyage Begins"  Unsure what to do with their lives and seeking wisdom from others, a team of young adults sets off on a cross-country road trip to interview professionals in diverse careers who can provide insight into building a fulfilling life. Ed, a recent college graduate from the small town of Colchester, England, is stagnating in a dead-end job and living with his parents. Determined to branch out, he hopes this trip will give him the confidence to pursue broader possibilities. D
6:00 pm 
Journeys In Africa  "Nakuru - Wonderland of Africa"  This under-visited and far western Kenyan park complex is re known for its giant flamingo gatherings that literally turn lakes pink. Bill explores three of these many parks on foot, in safari vehicle and on horseback searching out the many local legends that have marked this region the death zone. Bill faces imminent doom in these unique parks in this fast paced episode. D
6:30 pm 
Rudy Maxa's World  "South Africa: Safari"  Rudy experiences the wildlife of South Africa - lions, giraffes, elephants and dozens of other animals in their natural habitat. Wildlife photographer Joe Pontecorvo films this episode to bring the excitement of the wild into the living room.G
7:00 pm 
Wild Photo Adventures  "Atlantic Puffins"  Host and professional wildlife photographer Doug Gardner travels to Machias Seal Island off the coast of Maine to photograph Atlantic Puffins and Razorbills. D
7:30 pm 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Nicaragua - Culturally Rich and Naturally Beautiful"  Joseph visits Nicaragua and discovers the untouched beauty of the land and a population ready to embrace travelers. In spite of a history of trials and tribulation, today Nicaraguans are a people filled with good cheer and gifted with open hearts. Long overlooked by tourists, the country has preserved what is a treasure chest full of surprising attractions. D
8:00 pm 
Travelscope  "Rwanda - In Search of Chimpanzees"  Joseph continues his Rwanda adventure and turns his attention to the region's other primate populations. Chimpanzee, Olive Baboons, Mona, Blue and Black and White Colobus Monkeys are just a few of the thirteen primate species that populate the Nyungwe National Park. The rest of the area's flora and fauna is equally impressive with more than 140 orchid species and 275 bird species, dozens of them found only in the highlands of Central Africa. D
8:30 pm 
Travel with Kids  "Botswana Africa"  Travel to Botswana Africa by small plane where the kids get to fly. Stay in tiny camps deep in the Okavango delta accessible only by canoe and small plane. Learn about the old ways of the bush people on walking safaris and learning to hunt with bow and arrow. D
9:00 pm 
Travelscope  "South Africa - On Safari!"  Joseph gets an elephant-sized helping of the African wild on safari at the Lion Sands Private Game Reserve adjacent to South Africa's famed Kruger National Park. Using the elegant Lion Sands accommodations as his home base he heads out in search of the Big Five and encounters lions, African elephants, Cape Buffalos and Black Rhinoceros. He rounds out his wildlife tour at Camp Jabulani when he literally rubs shoulders with two Cheetahs at the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre then joins other camp guests atop a team of rescued elephants on safari through the African bush. D
9:30 pm 
Travelscope  "Victoria, Australia"  Joseph catches the urban beat of Victoria's capital, Melbourne, then heads out on the Great Ocean Road to take in the natural scenery and survey the village scene in coastal towns. From the Shipwreck Coast through Victoria's wine country to the heart of Grampians National Park he travels in search of the best of Victoria. In addition to his town adventures, his journey takes him from one natural area to another in hot pursuit of Australia's wildlife where he has close encounters with kangaroos, koalas and emus. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Braised to Perfection"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate braised halibut with leeks and mustard at home. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of smoked salmon. Then, gadget guru Lisa McManus uncovers the best warming trays. D
10:30 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Dominica: Island Ingenuity in Sustainability (Island of Dominica, The Caribbean)"  It's been said that necessity is the mother of invention. And when your resources are limited, you quickly learn to make the most of them, while protecting what you have. That's the way of life on one tiny Caribbean island. D
11:00 pm 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company: Hooks, Lies & Alibis  "Saltwater Fishing - Gulf of Mexico"  In this episode, John encounters the endless varieties of fish offered up in the Gulf of Mexico. from fishing along the coast for speckled trout, mango and redfish to fishing the deep water for red snapper, amberjack and tuna. the Gulf of Mexico has it all. D
11:30 pm 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Germany's Romantic Road"  The Romantic Road winds through some of Germany's most picturesque countryside complete with medieval villages and Baroque Palaces. We start our journey in Wurzburg where we visit the spectacular Baroque Bishop's Palace or Residenz and taste wine at one of Wurzburg's many wine festivals. Next we visit the castle of the Teutonic Knights in Bad Mergentheim and a short distance away the Deutsches Auto Museum in the Renaissance Castle of Prince Hohenlohe-Langenburg. D

   <<Previous Month

Next Month >>   

M T W T F S S M T W T F S S M T W T F S S M T W T F S S M T W
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31


Mountain Time
View Pacific     
Saturday
May 20, 2017
Current
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.
Idaho PTV Homepage Idaho PTV Homepage