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12:00 AM 
Connecting with the Arts: A Workshop for Middle Grades Teachers  "Workshop 6. What"  This program is about planning and teaching toward big ideas. [P]

1:00 AM 
Economics U$A  "U.S. Economic Growth"  This episode documents the GNP's greatest achievements and failures since its introduction in the 1930s. [P]

1:30 AM 
Economics U$A  "Booms and Busts"  America's roller-coaster economy is examined in light of the economic theories of Marx, Schumpeter, Keynes, and Say. [P]

2:00 AM 
Assessment In Math and Science: What's The Point?  "You Will Be Tested On This!"  Teachers are under pressure to get their students to perform well on state and national tests. Sometimes, however, it seems that too much attention is paid to these tests. [P]

3:30 AM 
Habitable Planet, The  "Risk, Exposure, and Health"  We all require food, air, and water to survive - which are contaminated to some extent by man-made pollutants. Two studies, one in a rural western mining town and another in a dense urban population, reveal how these exposures impact health, and what can be done to reduce the risks. [G]

4:00 AM 
Christmas Carol: Theater of the Mind Journey back to the beloved Charles Dickens' tale of Scrooge and the lessons learned by a lonely, forlorn old curmudgeon, all presented with live sound effects like a classic radio-style drama in the all-new "A Christmas Carol". [G]

5:00 AM 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "Recycled"  Find new uses for old materials: a wreath made from t shirts, a bike basket from old jeans, new life for cans as seed planters and watering cans, and monsters from milk cartons. [P]

5:30 AM 
Signing Time!  "My School"  Alex, Leah and Hopkins go to school and learn signs for everything in a classroom. [P]

6:00 AM 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Pati's Texican"  Inspired by her years living in Texas, Pati creates a series of dishes that combine her passion for Mexican cuisine and her favorite foods of America's Lone Star State. Her oldest son, Alan, who was born in Texas and is fully Tex-Mex, joins her in the kitchen. [P]

6:30 AM 
Eat! Drink! Italy! with Vic Rallo  "Kilometer Zero"  Taglioni with Clams in Sicily with chef Emanuele Scarello; Rice Pasta with Fresh Vegetables in the Veneto with chef Gabrielle Ferron; Mount Etna winemaker Giuseppe Tasca; Vic prepares his Calamari with Prosciutto and Peas. [P]

7:00 AM 
Islands Without Cars with Kira Hesser  "Ireland's Inis Meain"  According to legend, Oliver Cromwell, the 17th-century fanatical Prostestant "Lord Protector" of England, gave the Irish Catholics a choice: They could go to hell or go to Connacht. Some went farther, to islands off Ireland's west coast, including Inis Meain. Hesser explores Ireland's pre-colonial past as the 150 Gaelic-speaking inhabitants of this wet rock in the Atlantic try to figure out how to manage their legacy and lifestyle just outside of the contaminating influences of the modern world. [G]

7:30 AM 
Travel with Kids  "North Vietnam: Hanoi & Ha Long Bay"  Arriving in Hanoi by train from Beijing, China, the Asia travel adventure continues in the communist capital of Vietnam, Hanoi. Head underground with hosts Nathan and Seamus as a hotel in Hanoi uncovers a recently discovered bomb shelter where Jane Fonda was reported to have played during air raids. [P]

8:00 AM 
Ask This Old House Roger learns from a beekeeper how to set up a beehive for a homeowner. The guys ask, "What is it?" Afterward, electrician Scott Caron adds lighting to a dark kitchen without having to run any new wiring. [P]

8:30 AM 
American Woodshop  "Segmented Turnings"  Magic in Turned Wood. [P]

9:00 AM 
Growing a Greener World  "Solitary Bees; The Unsung Heroes in the World of Pollinators: Atlanta, GA"  Today, backyard gardeners may hold the key to the future success of food on our plates. While honeybees are directly responsible for more than 30% of all the food we eat, their population continues to decline in alarming numbers. [P]

9:30 AM 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Sports Night"  Katie reclaims the living room on game night with recipes for potato wedges and grilled cheese three ways, and project ideas for sports-inspired flower arrangements and tailgating trays and coasters. [P]

10:00 AM 
Farm Holiday Special with Ian Knauer Celebrate the holidays with The Farm's host Ian Knauer (From Gourmet's Diary of a Foodie & Gourmet's Adventures with Ruth) as your guide. Learn new takes on classic family dishes like dried cranberry dressing with home made crusty bread and smoked-braised duck and follow along as Ian builds a smoker from parts he finds on the farm. [P]

10:30 AM 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Christmas"  Katie prepares a no-stress holiday meal with the help of the Workshop crew. Chef Chris Paulk whips up red pepper risotto, pork tenderloin and Kentucky eggnog. [P]

11:00 AM 
Alsatian Christmas Table with Chef Hubert Keller  "Alsatian Christmas Dinner"  Chef Hubert Keller prepares Roast Turkey with Chestnut Stuffing and serves it with Braised Fennel with Dried Figs. [P]

11:30 AM 
Alsatian Christmas Table with Chef Hubert Keller  "Alsatian Christmas Treats"  Chef Keller shows how to make the famous Petits Bonhommes, the brioche bread figures found in Alsace at Christmas time, and he is serving them with his favorite hot chocolate. He also reveals the secret recipe for making his famous Alsatian fruitcake. [P]

12:00 PM 
Connecting with the Arts: A Workshop for Middle Grades Teachers  "Workshop 6. What"  This program is about planning and teaching toward big ideas. [P]

1:00 PM 
Economics U$A  "U.S. Economic Growth"  This episode documents the GNP's greatest achievements and failures since its introduction in the 1930s. [P]

1:30 PM 
Economics U$A  "Booms and Busts"  America's roller-coaster economy is examined in light of the economic theories of Marx, Schumpeter, Keynes, and Say. [P]

2:00 PM 
Assessment In Math and Science: What's The Point?  "You Will Be Tested On This!"  Teachers are under pressure to get their students to perform well on state and national tests. Sometimes, however, it seems that too much attention is paid to these tests. [P]

3:30 PM 
Habitable Planet, The  "Risk, Exposure, and Health"  We all require food, air, and water to survive - which are contaminated to some extent by man-made pollutants. Two studies, one in a rural western mining town and another in a dense urban population, reveal how these exposures impact health, and what can be done to reduce the risks. [G]

4:00 PM 
Christmas Carol: Theater of the Mind Journey back to the beloved Charles Dickens' tale of Scrooge and the lessons learned by a lonely, forlorn old curmudgeon, all presented with live sound effects like a classic radio-style drama in the all-new "A Christmas Carol". [G]

5:00 PM 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "Recycled"  Find new uses for old materials: a wreath made from t shirts, a bike basket from old jeans, new life for cans as seed planters and watering cans, and monsters from milk cartons. [P]

5:30 PM 
Signing Time!  "My School"  Alex, Leah and Hopkins go to school and learn signs for everything in a classroom. [P]

6:00 PM 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Grains"  Thanks to their excellent health benefits, grains have surged in popularity lately. There are infinite ways to prepare them, and in this episode Martha shows three of her favorites. [P]

6:30 PM 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Quick and Easy Rib Dinner"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to Grilled Glazed Baby Back Ribs. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews charcoal grills in the Equipment Corner. [P]

7:00 PM 
Nick Stellino Cooking with Friends  "Laurent Manrique, Seafood"  Chef Stellino prepares Sole with Orange Ginger Sauce and Sauteed Spinach. Nick welcomes Chef Laurent Manrique from San Francisco's Aqua who prepares Hamachi and Grapefruit Basil Salad. [P]

7:30 PM 
Martha Bakes  "Cupcakes"  Swirled or sprinkled, small or large, cupcakes are adored by adults and kids alike, the "it dessert" that makes everybody smile. In this episode, Martha shares four scrumptious cupcake recipes: blueberry swirl, lemon meringue with a toasted meringue topping, red velvet with cream cheese frosting, and one-bite double diablo cupcakes (for the unrepentant chocoholics in your life). [P]

8:00 PM 
Ask This Old House Roger learns from a beekeeper how to set up a beehive for a homeowner. The guys ask, "What is it?" Afterward, electrician Scott Caron adds lighting to a dark kitchen without having to run any new wiring. [P]

8:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "The Best of Sicily"  Rick fishes for anchovies off Cefalu, lands in Palermo, marvels at skeletons in a appuccin crypt and airy mosaics of Monreale. [G]

9:00 PM 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Turkey's Turquoise Coast"  Rudy tours historic ruins near Bodrum and the ancient towns of Ephesus, Antalya Myra and Dalyan. [G]

9:30 PM 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Grains"  Thanks to their excellent health benefits, grains have surged in popularity lately. There are infinite ways to prepare them, and in this episode Martha shows three of her favorites. [P]

10:00 PM 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Quick and Easy Rib Dinner"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to Grilled Glazed Baby Back Ribs. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews charcoal grills in the Equipment Corner. [P]

10:30 PM 
Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking  "Seattle, WA: Chefs Tom Douglas and Thierry Rautureau"  Host/chef Pete Evans kicks off the culinary journey in Seattle, where he meets with chefs Tom Douglas and Thierry Rautureau. The chefs take Pete on his first crabbing trip to catch Dungeness crab in Puget Sound. [P]

11:00 PM 
Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef  "Sandwiches from Master Chefs (Part 2)"  Today's show includes more great sandwiches from Chef Keller's master chef friends. First Rick Moonen makes a scrumptious sloppy joe with catfish and his own, very special barbecue sauce. [P]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "The Best of Sicily"  Rick fishes for anchovies off Cefalu, lands in Palermo, marvels at skeletons in a appuccin crypt and airy mosaics of Monreale. [G]


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