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February 15, 2014
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11:00 am 
Habitable Planet, The  "Human Population Dynamics"  The human population of our planet now exceeds 6.5 billion and is rising. Much of this growth is projected for the most environmentally fragile regions of the world. Will studying the history of the world's population growth help predict the Earth's "carrying capacity"?. D

11:30 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

12:00 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

12:30 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

1:00 pm 
Engaging with Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 3-5  "Workshop 5. Using Art and Other Disciplines to Enrich Classroom Conversations"  Learn how the arts and other disciplines can enhance individual literary experiences for each student. Through classroom footage and group discussion, see how drama, drawing, and music add depth and dimension to literature, and offer students alternative ways of expressing their understandings of the text. The group also talks about various ways to encourage students as writers. D

2:00 pm 
Teaching Channel Presents  "Common Core State Standards"  The Common Core State Standards: Watch teachers break new ground putting the Common Core Standards into practice in Math and English Language Arts. The emphasis of these lessons is on deeper thinking, analyzing, and problem solving to better prepare students for success in college and future careers. D

3:00 pm 
Economics Classroom, The: A Workshop for Grade 9-12 Teachers  "Growth and Entrepreneurship"  This session explores how innovation and entrepreneurship can flourish in and enliven a free-market economy. See why the good old days weren. D

4:00 pm 
Wild Photo Adventures  "The Best of Season 1"  Host and professional wildlife photographer Doug Gardner takes a look back at some of the highlights of Season 1. D

4:30 pm 
Wild Photo Adventures  "Lowcountry Shorebirds"  Host and professional wildlife photographer Doug Gardner photographs nesting shorebirds in the Lowcountry of South Carolina with nature photographer Eric Horan. D

5:00 pm 
Grannies On Safari  "Exotic Zanzibar, Tanzania"  The Grannies travel to this truly exotic island that is known for its spice trade, trade winds, historic Arab architecture and romantic resorts. StoneTown, the capital, is a captivating rustic city filled with veiled women, thriving markets and aromatic neighborhoods. The ladies experience an exotic dance performance on the beach, ruins and a meal fit for kings. D

5:30 pm 
Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge  "Ethiopia: The Omo Valley"  Art makes his way through muddy roads and swollen rivers to the Hamer, Karo and Surma tribes to document their unique body painting, elaborate adornments and timeless ceremonies.G

6:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: What We Eat  "The Hand That Stirred The Pot: African Foods In America"  Burt seeks the origins of peanuts, bananas, watermelon, rice, yams and okra.G

6:30 pm 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "African Slavery In Louisiana"  While the Africans contributed to the agriculture of the state, they certainly left their mark on the cuisine of Louisiana as well. Dr. Gwendolyn Midlo Hall, an authority on the African-American experience, introduces us to these ingenious culinarians by tracing their heritage from Africa to the cane fields, cotton patches and kitchens of South Louisiana. Chef Folse joins Chef Don Mastroni and Pearlie Jefferson at the Old Coffee Pot in New Orleans to make rice, or "calla" cakes, a favorite snack of New Orleanians. D

7:00 pm 
Rudy Maxa's World  "South Africa: Cape Town"  Rudy is at the nexus of cultures, waking up in a cosmopolitan city, spending the afternoon with penguins, riding a funicular to the edge of a continent, and watching the sun set from a beach. He seeks out the natural wonders surrounding the city and the contrasts between the urbane waterfront and the nearby townships.G

7:30 pm 
Rudy Maxa's World  "South Africa: Garden Route & Wine Country"  Rudy explores the wild, rugged coastline, known as the Garden Route, named for the astounding variety of plant species found there. The coastal scene includes surfers on enormous waves, exotic birds and seaside resort towns.G

8:00 pm 
Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge  "Africa: Madagascar"  Art documents some of the famous inhabitants of the island that split off from Africa 80 million years ago. He photographs dancing sifakas, rainbow-colored chameleons, a forest of upside-down trees and a spiny desert.G

8:30 pm 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "Foods of Africa"  Foods such as yams, red beans, rice, melons, okra and eggplant are indigenous to West Africa, the ancestral homeland of most of Louisiana's African-Americans. Dr. Gwendolyn Midlo Hall and Professor Eileen Julian give audiences an insight on the roots of much of Louisiana's African-American cuisine. Chef Leah Chase gives Chef Folse a lesson on making Gumbo Des Herbes, a traditional Holy Thursday dish. D

9:00 pm 

9:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Kristen Kish & Soup"  How do you pack maximum flavor into your soup. On the premiere episode of Simply Ming, join Chef Ming Tsai and his guest Chef Kristin Kish, who snared success with her soup on Top Chef. Kristin shares her soupy secrets as we cook on the fly, on Simply Ming. D

10:00 pm 
Taste This!  "Fish Tail"  NULL

10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Denmark: Beyond Copenhagen"  Rick visits Aarhus with its ruddy affluence, charming open-air museum and well-preserved ancient bog man. Roskilde is impressive with its royal burial church and the best Viking ship museum anywhere.G

11:00 pm 
Growing Old in a New Age  "Societal and Political Aspects of Aging"  Considers individual and governmental responsibilities for the health care and financial support of older citizens. Experts and elders examine the political clout of advocacy groups, older women, and minority elders. D

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February 15, 2014
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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.
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