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2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Little Howler"  Chris and Martin are unpacking from an adventure and are surprised when a Wolf pup pops out of their bags. They have no idea where the little guy came from and must retrace their steps in order to return him back to his pack. They experience that wolves are a very social animal with a close pack structure and frequent visual and audio communication among individual members. D

3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Maui Breaching"  Bring out the beauty of the Hawaiian islands using vibrant colors and movement.G

3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   The program theme is Latin music. Bradley Sowash discusses Latin rhythms and performs "Burrito Cha Cha," Dave Lowe provides his insights on playing Antonio Carlos Jobim's "Meditation" and Lori Mechem demonstrates the signature rhythmic pattern to Oye Como Va. Andy Launer is also a featured guest. D

4:00 pm 
Make Me  "Stay Awake"  Michael Mosely learns that a new wave of drugs promises to unshackle sleep from nature. He goes on a journey to experience what it is like to put aside the conventional eight hours of sleep and keep awake for as long as possible. He meets the world record breaker, who can go up to 12 days without sleep; dips into the world of sleep endurance competition, and in Canada meets a man who claims that a recent pharmaceutical invention allows him to function and work a 20-hour day.G

5:00 pm 
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6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Making Stuff Stronger"  Technology reporter David Pogue brings his off-beat humor and high-energy style to his role as host for this mini-series. Pogue examines everything from mollusks to a toucan's beak and reviews tests for the world's strongest materials. He travels from the deck of a U.S. naval aircraft carrier to a demolition derby. He checks in with experts who are re-engineering what nature has provided to create strong "stuff." Part 1 of 4G

7:00 pm 
Curiosity Quest Goes Green  "Weights and Measures"  Have you ever wondered how we can be sure that grocery store scales and gas station meters can always be correct? Find out on this in depth episode how the County of Orange regulates weights and measures. D

7:30 pm 
Make:  "Watershed Sculptures"  Environmentalist Dan McCormick crafts intricate watershed sculptures out of woven willow.G

8:00 pm 
Scientific American Frontiers  "Pet Tech"  This episode explores the convergence of high technology and the family pet. Alda meets an African Gray parrot with the cognitive abilities of a four-year-old child, and tries out high-tech games for bored parrots and lonely dogs. D

9:00 pm 
Inventions That Shook The World  "The 1970s"  This decade is best remembered for disco and Watergate. But with inventions like the cell phone and the digital camera, the 1970s mark the beginning of the digital age to come. Other featured inventions in this episode include the bomb disposal robot, the sticky note, and the hybrid automobile. Part 8 of 10G

10:00 pm 
NOVA  "Making Stuff Stronger"  Technology reporter David Pogue brings his off-beat humor and high-energy style to his role as host for this mini-series. Pogue examines everything from mollusks to a toucan's beak and reviews tests for the world's strongest materials. He travels from the deck of a U.S. naval aircraft carrier to a demolition derby. He checks in with experts who are re-engineering what nature has provided to create strong "stuff." Part 1 of 4G

11:00 pm 
Curiosity Quest Goes Green  "Weights and Measures"  Have you ever wondered how we can be sure that grocery store scales and gas station meters can always be correct? Find out on this in depth episode how the County of Orange regulates weights and measures. D

11:30 pm 
Make:  "Watershed Sculptures"  Environmentalist Dan McCormick crafts intricate watershed sculptures out of woven willow.G

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