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1:00 amNOVA Venom: Nature's Killer

Scientists track down and capture the planet's most deadly creatures to study their toxic venom. Find out how nature’s deadliest cocktails could be medicine's brightest new hope.

2:00 amSkeletons of the Sahara

Explorer and scientist Paul Sereno made an extraordinary discovery in the middle of the Sahara desert: While prospecting for dinosaur bones, he stumbled across an ancient human cemetery more than 5,000 years older than the Egyptian pyramids. Who were these people and what were they doing in the middle of the desert? How did...

3:00 am1964: American Experience

It was the year of the Beatles and the Civil Rights Act; of the Gulf of Tonkin and Barry Goldwater’s presidential campaign; the year that cities across the country erupted in violence and Americans tried to make sense of the Kennedy assassination. Based on The Last Innocent Year: America in 1964 by award-winning journalist ...

5:00 amWorkplace Essential Skills Finding What You Need: Forms and Charts

The role and importance of accuracy; locating specifics.

5:30 amWorkplace Essential Skills Following Directions

The role and importance of following directions on the job.

6:00 amSit and Be Fit Sensory Awareness and Breathing

Mary Ann uses fun music to demonstrate breathing techniques and sensory awareness.

6:30 amWai Lana Yoga Salute to the Sun

Salute the Sun slowly or quickly, easy version or regular. Wai Lana shows you how to breathe for maximum benefit.

7:00 amCurious George Junky Monkey / Jumpy Warms Up

But where others see trash, George sees treasures hidden in alleys, sidewalk, and recycling bins.

7:30 amThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! A Tale About Tails / Sticky Situation

Nick and Sally wonder what it would be like to have tails, so Cat introduces them to animals with a variety of tails that can do numerous tasks. Later, Cat introduces the kids to Betty Beaver, who helps Nick find a replacement for his broken drumstick.

8:00 amPeg + Cat The Race Car Problem/the Big Gig Problem

The Race Car Problem - Junk Yard/Race Track Stadium. Peg and Cat rebuild their homemade race car, "Hot Buttered Lightnin'", to compete in the Talla-peg-a 20 race. Primary Content: More than, less than Secondary Content: Solid shapes The Big Gig Problem - The Farm. Peg and Cat need to round up the missing members of their to...

8:30 amDinosaur Train Armored Like an Ankylosaurus / Campout!

The kids play a game of Dinoball. Afterwards, the Pteranodon family goes to the Big Pond for their first overnight camp out and meets a small frog with a big voice.

9:00 amSesame Street Every Plant That Ever Was

Stinky thinks that he must not be a plant when he is excluded from the book, Every Plant that Ever Was. The author of the book, Dr. Rosenbloom, visits Sesame Street to investigate if Stinky really is a plant. Educational Objective: Science

10:00 amDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Be a Vegetable Taster! / Daniel Tries a New Food

Teacher Harriet introduces Daniel and his friends to the school's vegetable garden. Miss Elaina is having dinner with the Tiger family and she encourages Daniel to try some new food.

10:30 amSuper WHY! Monty's Adventures in Music Town

The super readers meet a loveable monster who is having trouble picking an instrument to play.

11:00 amSid the Science Kid The Tree House

Sid wonders how he can lift his heavy box of toys way up to his treehouse. After investigating at school, Sid discovers that a pulley is the perfect simple machine to help lift heavy things up to high places, like a tree house!

11:30 amThomas & Friends Fire & Water

Too Many Fire Engines When a team of railway inspectors come to the island of Sodor, they question whether Sir Topham Hatt needs two fire engines. This causes concern for Sodor's fire fighting team, Flynn and Belle. When Belle beats Flynn to two fires in a row, Flynn really starts to question it himself. He tells Belle to t...

12:00 pmDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood Be a Vegetable Taster! / Daniel Tries a New Food

Teacher Harriet introduces Daniel and his friends to the school's vegetable garden. Miss Elaina is having dinner with the Tiger family and she encourages Daniel to try some new food.

12:30 pmCaillou Captain Caillou

Captain Caillou - Grandpa's got a surprise for Caillou on their trip to the park - it's a remote control sailboat! Caillou is eager to race against the other boats on the pond. He imagines himself as Captain of the fastest sailboat ever. In his eagerness to win however, Caillou goes a little too fast and the boat capsizes. ...

1:00 pmSuper WHY! Monty's Adventures in Music Town

The super readers meet a loveable monster who is having trouble picking an instrument to play.

1:30 pmDinosaur Train Armored Like an Ankylosaurus / Campout!

The kids play a game of Dinoball. Afterwards, the Pteranodon family goes to the Big Pond for their first overnight camp out and meets a small frog with a big voice.

2:00 pmPeg + Cat The Race Car Problem/the Big Gig Problem

The Race Car Problem - Junk Yard/Race Track Stadium. Peg and Cat rebuild their homemade race car, "Hot Buttered Lightnin'", to compete in the Talla-peg-a 20 race. Primary Content: More than, less than Secondary Content: Solid shapes The Big Gig Problem - The Farm. Peg and Cat need to round up the missing members of their to...

2:30 pmThe Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! A Tale About Tails / Sticky Situation

Nick and Sally wonder what it would be like to have tails, so Cat introduces them to animals with a variety of tails that can do numerous tasks. Later, Cat introduces the kids to Betty Beaver, who helps Nick find a replacement for his broken drumstick.

3:00 pmCurious George Junky Monkey / Jumpy Warms Up

But where others see trash, George sees treasures hidden in alleys, sidewalk, and recycling bins.

3:30 pmArthur Swept Away / Germophobia

It's summertime! Arthur, D.W. and Buster are spending a few days at the beach where they discover the simple joys of building sand castles.

4:00 pmWordGirl Oh What a Tangled Knot You Tie, Amazing Rope Guy / Kid Action News - This Just In

As a villain, the Amazing Rope Guy is not so amazing. He discovers that his true talent is mimicking others. Also: Becky, Scoops, and Violet won a chance to host Kids Action News at Noon.

4:30 pmWild Kratts Falcon City

The Kratt brothers are itching to fly with the world's fastest animal, the Peregrine falcon, which can hit top speeds of 240 mph.

5:00 pmMartha Speaks The Dog Did It / Martha Out West

Martha tells Helen, TD and Truman about the many things dogs have given humans, such as fire, philosophy, physics, art and language. Later, the kids borrow a video camera from the library to make their own Western movies.

5:30 pmCyberchase The Bluebird of Zappiness

Hacker teams with the CyberSquad to stop his nemesis Ledge from finding the cure to Motherboard's virus.

6:00 pmPBS NewsHour

On-air and online, the PBS NewsHour provides in-depth analysis of current national and international events.

7:00 pmEd Sullivan's Top Performers 1966-1969

An amazing line-up of original 60s performers showcase their biggest rock hits from 1966 - 1969.

9:00 pmJoe Bonamassa: tour De Force - Live in London

In the past decade, Joe Bonamassa has been as prolific as any artist in blues rock, or any genre for that matter. Bonamassa has already released two albums this year alone, a duets albums with Beth Hart, Seesaw, as well as An Acoustic Evening at the Vienna Opera House. Tour de Force is perhaps Bonamassa’s most ambitious rel...

10:30 pmCapitol Journal

(MARCH 20, 2013) CAPITOL JOURNAL reports on a conference committee today approving a compromise education budget. It provides more money for insurance costs, but no teacher pay raise or bonus. The spending plan went back to the House and Senate. The upper chamber had the General Fund budget on its agenda, after it got com...

11:00 pmJourney 2014: Don't Stop Believin'

Public television presents the iconic rock band's 2009 concert from Manila introducing lead singer Arnel Pineda. This special begins with the amazing story of Journey's search for their new lead singer, Pindea. The knock-out concert includes some of Journey's biggest hits including "Faithfully," "Anyway You Want It" and "...

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