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12:00 AM 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Reflecting On Teaching Practice: Student Work and Teacher Work, Part II Science"  A fourth-grade teacher from Worcester, Massachusetts, shares a sample of work from her science classroom with a group of teachers and administrators in a facilitated "consultancy" that focuses on a question posed by the teacher about the student work and her teaching practice. [G]

12:30 AM 
When Learning Comes Naturally Innovative outdoor-education programs around the country help children understand and experience nature. The film explores the benefits of introducing children to "green" experiences. Natural spaces - gardens, small trails and outdoor adventure areas - allow for discoveries and choices vital to child development and learning. [G]

1:00 AM 
French In Action  "Residences IV"  The Belleaus's doorbell rings again. Marie-Laure reports that it was a man in black asking if she had a sister who looked like an actress. Robert tries in vain to arrange room and board at the Belleaus's. [G]

1:30 AM 
French In Action  "Entertainment I"  After dinner, everyone says goodnight except Mireille and Robert. They decide to see a movie the following day, and arrange to meet in Montparnasse, at a cafe near the movie theater. [G]

2:00 AM 
Unfinished Nation  "From Days Before Time"  Early human habitation of the North American continent. The civilizations of the North and South and tribal cultures. The journeys of Christopher Columbus. Exploration and exploitation of the west by the Spanish; impact on native population. Early slave trade. Biological and cultural exchanges between the Spanish and native cultures. [G]

2:30 AM 
Unfinished Nation  "Turbulent Virginia"  Incentives for English colonization. French and Dutch presence in North America. British attempts to establish a base at Roanoke and the outcome. Subsequent Virginia Company settlement at Jamestown. The people who come; the struggle to survive; the response of Native Americans. Establishing the royal colony in 1619. [G]

3:00 AM 
Biography of America, A  "New System of Government"  After the War for Independence, the struggle for a new system of government begins. Professor Maier looks at the creation of the Constitution of the United States. [P]

3:30 AM 
Biography of America, A  "Westward Expansion"  At the dawn of the nineteenth century, the size of the United States doubles with the Louisiana Purchase. The Appalachians are no longer the barrier to American migration west; the Mississippi River becomes the country's central artery; and Jefferson's vision of an Empire of Liberty begins to take shape. [P]

4:00 AM 
SciGirls  "Puppet Power"  SciGirl Anna and her friends engineer a giant pig puppet, complete with blinking eyes and a twirling tail, for a May Day parade. [P]

4:30 AM 
Biz Kid$  "Business Structures"  What structure is right for your future business? It's not just "incorporated" anymore. Join us and learn about LLCs, sole proprietorships, partnerships, and more. [P]

5:00 AM 
Growing a Greener World  "Small Space & Vertical Gardening (San Francisco, CA)"  We explore hints and tricks to getting a lot from small space gardening including vertical gardening. [P]

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. [P]

6:00 AM 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Turkish Home Cooking"  Every country has its own weeknight food. Sara takes a special journey to Turkey to discover how home cooks in Turkey use its abundant natural resources to cook delicious everyday meals. [P]

6:30 AM 
Rachel's Favorite Food for Living  "Soul Food"  Host Rachel Allen prepares her ideal comfort foods: Italian baked pancakes, chickpea and chorizo soup, and white chocolate and raspberry brownies. [P]

7:00 AM 
Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge  "West Africa: Togo and Benin"  Wolfe visits villages known for vibrant inhabitants and intense rituals. He discovers frenzied trances, powerful masked dances and an extraordinary fire-eating ceremony. [G]

7:30 AM 
New Fly Fisher  "Skeena River Steelhead"  [P]

8:00 AM 
Ask This Old House  "Transplanting a Mature Rose Bush/Replacing Old Outdoor Lighting"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner temporarily transplant a mature rose bush while exterior work takes place. Then, Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What is it? " Afterward, Tom and Kevin replace old outdoor lighting with new fixtures. [P]

8:30 AM 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Carved Frame"  [P]

9:00 AM 
Garden SMART Our guest gardener thinks it is possible to take a few exciting, unique plants and create a beautiful garden. Join GardenSMART for a look at an exceptional garden in a unique part of the U.S. [P]

9:30 AM 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Valentine's Day"  Melt your beloved's heart with chef Michelangelo Wescott's recipes: lobster and lemon mashed potatoes, filets Diane and chocolate mousse. Katie adds romance to the table with an arrow placemat and a rose and water arrangement. [P]

10:00 AM 
It's Sew Easy  "Bags and Totes"  [P]

10:30 AM 
Color World with Gary Spetz  "Color New England"  Host-Artist, Gary Spetz, sails aboard a cruise ship to photograph and paint New England. He visits New York's Time Square, Central Park, and Lady Liberty. [P]

11:00 AM 
Taste This!  "Texas Bbq"  [P]

11:30 AM 
Cooking Odyssey  "Tzia"  [P]

12:00 PM 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Reflecting On Teaching Practice: Student Work and Teacher Work, Part II Science"  A fourth-grade teacher from Worcester, Massachusetts, shares a sample of work from her science classroom with a group of teachers and administrators in a facilitated "consultancy" that focuses on a question posed by the teacher about the student work and her teaching practice. [G]

12:30 PM 
When Learning Comes Naturally Innovative outdoor-education programs around the country help children understand and experience nature. The film explores the benefits of introducing children to "green" experiences. Natural spaces - gardens, small trails and outdoor adventure areas - allow for discoveries and choices vital to child development and learning. [G]

1:00 PM 
French In Action  "Residences IV"  The Belleaus's doorbell rings again. Marie-Laure reports that it was a man in black asking if she had a sister who looked like an actress. Robert tries in vain to arrange room and board at the Belleaus's. [G]

1:30 PM 
French In Action  "Entertainment I"  After dinner, everyone says goodnight except Mireille and Robert. They decide to see a movie the following day, and arrange to meet in Montparnasse, at a cafe near the movie theater. [G]

2:00 PM 
Unfinished Nation  "From Days Before Time"  Early human habitation of the North American continent. The civilizations of the North and South and tribal cultures. The journeys of Christopher Columbus. Exploration and exploitation of the west by the Spanish; impact on native population. Early slave trade. Biological and cultural exchanges between the Spanish and native cultures. [G]

2:30 PM 
Unfinished Nation  "Turbulent Virginia"  Incentives for English colonization. French and Dutch presence in North America. British attempts to establish a base at Roanoke and the outcome. Subsequent Virginia Company settlement at Jamestown. The people who come; the struggle to survive; the response of Native Americans. Establishing the royal colony in 1619. [G]

3:00 PM 
Biography of America, A  "New System of Government"  After the War for Independence, the struggle for a new system of government begins. Professor Maier looks at the creation of the Constitution of the United States. [P]

3:30 PM 
Biography of America, A  "Westward Expansion"  At the dawn of the nineteenth century, the size of the United States doubles with the Louisiana Purchase. The Appalachians are no longer the barrier to American migration west; the Mississippi River becomes the country's central artery; and Jefferson's vision of an Empire of Liberty begins to take shape. [P]

4:00 PM 
SciGirls  "Puppet Power"  SciGirl Anna and her friends engineer a giant pig puppet, complete with blinking eyes and a twirling tail, for a May Day parade. [P]

4:30 PM 
Biz Kid$  "Business Structures"  What structure is right for your future business? It's not just "incorporated" anymore. Join us and learn about LLCs, sole proprietorships, partnerships, and more. [P]

5:00 PM 
The Electric Company  "Madame President"  Lisa and Francine face off in the election for Book Club President. Can Lisa's campaign message win out over Francine's dirty politics?. [P]

5:30 PM 
Cyberchase  "A Piece of the Action"  Digit disappears while visiting his friends the Scritters, so Motherboard sends Matt, Jackie and Inez to investigate. They discover that Hacker has found a supply of Magnetite, and will use it to fill up a rocket capable of erasing all of Motherboard's memory disks. [P]

6:00 PM 
It's Sew Easy  "Bags and Totes"  [P]

6:30 PM 
Color World with Gary Spetz  "Color New England"  Host-Artist, Gary Spetz, sails aboard a cruise ship to photograph and paint New England. He visits New York's Time Square, Central Park, and Lady Liberty. [P]

7:00 PM 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Mexican Microbrews and Pub Fare"  Many of us experienced our first Mexican beer on a beach with a squeeze of lime. Now we're happy to see a beer revolution rumbling in the Baja peninsula. [P]

7:30 PM 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "You Say Harissa"  Each time Joanne travels, she loves to find ways to bring exotic flavors home. In this episode, she shows her student Michelle how a picant spice rub, harissa, can quickly transform a home cooked meal of pork tenderloin into a gourmet experience with a cooling mint and cumin yogurt on the side. [P]

8:00 PM 
Ask This Old House  "Transplanting a Mature Rose Bush/Replacing Old Outdoor Lighting"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner temporarily transplant a mature rose bush while exterior work takes place. Then, Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What is it? " Afterward, Tom and Kevin replace old outdoor lighting with new fixtures. [P]

8:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "North England's Lake District and Durham"  Rick hikes through the green mountain playground of the Cumbrian Lake District. He tours a slate mine and conquers stony summits. He also meets local residents, their dogs and sheep; plays cricket, hikes Hadrian's Wall; and is dazzled by Durham's Norman cathedral. [G]

9:00 PM 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Four Great Cities of Asia"  [P]

9:30 PM 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh's Italian Americans"  [P]

10:00 PM 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Retro Desserts"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to perfect Banana Pudding. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for finemesh strainers. [P]

10:30 PM 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Class  "Tomato Basil Fettuccine & Grilled Corn Salad"  Joanne gets her student Ron "fired-up" in this hands-on class featuring tomatoes. Ron learns to create both a hot and colorful pasta dish with a bit of crunch and a grilled corn and arugula salad tossed with an intriguingly delicious smoky tomato vinaigrette. [P]

11:00 PM 
Taste This!  "Texas Bbq"  [P]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "North England's Lake District and Durham"  Rick hikes through the green mountain playground of the Cumbrian Lake District. He tours a slate mine and conquers stony summits. He also meets local residents, their dogs and sheep; plays cricket, hikes Hadrian's Wall; and is dazzled by Durham's Norman cathedral. [G]


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