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8:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Jellyfish/Squirt Boats/Pueblo Mountain Hike"  Scientists study jellyfish and the vital role they play in the food chain. Cameras follow practitioners of the extreme sport.G

8:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation   The team drives east and stops in Santa Fe, New Mexico to interview Glenna Goodacre, a renowned sculptor, before heading into Roswell, the UFO Capital of the World, to speak with actor Malcolm McDowell, who starred in Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange. In New Orleans, the team munches on beignets and spends a long afternoon with Matthew Nolan, poet and author of Crumpled Paper Dolls. The artists they visit during this period have a significant impact on Autumn, who wants to be a writer. D

9:00 am 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "You Can Make It On Your Own"  Host Alan Alda sees how villagers in rural India are able to use computers to monitor the quality of their food and water. He visits with children who use computers to write and play music.G

10:00 am 
NOVA  "Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Monsters"  Host Richard Smith comes face-to-face with the previously unknown reptilian rulers of prehistoric Australia as this episode resurrects the giants that stalked the land and discovers that some of them were among the largest ever to have walked the Earth. Part 3 of 4G

11:00 am 
Wild!  "Secrets of Giant Sharks"  NULL

12:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Around The World - Panamericana: Incas & Inquisitions"  Trekker Brianna Barnes journeys to Peru, home of the legendary Incas, where she begins her trek in Cajamarca, where thousands of Incan soldiers were slaughtered by Pizarro's conquistadors. After visiting one of the world's largest gold mines, Brianna makes her way to Lima, once home to the Spanish Inquisition in South America. In Cusco, she learns about the golden Inca Empire before ending her journey on the volcano El Misti.G

1:00 pm 
Need to Know   RAY SUAREZ ANCHORS. With the gun control debate raging after the mass school shooting in Newtown, CT, Need to Know examines the history of the Second Amendment and how it shapes the discussion today. Ray Suarez anchors a panel including: George Mason Law School professor Joyce Lee Malcolm, former New York Times foreign correspondent and editor Craig Whitney, and Fordham University history professor Saul Cornell. D

1:30 pm 

2:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Money Moves (Global Economy)"  Around the world with the Biz Kids! Join us and you'll follow the flow of imports and exports that make up the interconnected world economy. You will discover who makes the many things we use every day that come from all over the world. You'll also see how several entrepreneurs have made a success of their businesses, despite the pressures of the world economy. D

2:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Ballast Water/Mega Dairy/Special Olympics"  Invading species jump ship in Oregon and impact native creatures. The state also is home to one of the nation's largest dairies _ in the desert.G

3:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Fun Modern Cakes"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the perfect Strawberry Dream Cake. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for cake lifters. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of milk chocolate. D

3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rome: Back-Street Riches"  Rick explores back lanes and unheralded corners of the city. He ventures into the crusty Trastevere district, visiting the Jewish Ghetto, and enjoying art treasures in a string of rarely visited churches as he uncovers charms of hidden Rome.G

4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Monsters"  Host Richard Smith comes face-to-face with the previously unknown reptilian rulers of prehistoric Australia as this episode resurrects the giants that stalked the land and discovers that some of them were among the largest ever to have walked the Earth. Part 3 of 4G

5:00 pm 
Children of the Amazon   CHILDREN OF THE AMAZON follows Brazilian filmmaker Denise Zmekhol as she travels a modern highway deep into the Amazon in search of the Indigenous Surui and Negarote children she photographed fifteen years ago. Part road movie, part time travel, her journey tells the story of what happened to life in the largest forest on Earth when a road was built straight through its heart. D

6:00 pm 
Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time   Actor Peter Coyote serves as narrator and lends his talent as the voice of the famed father of conservationism, Aldo Leopold. This film explores Leopold's life in the early part of the 20th century and the many ways his land ethic idea continues to be applied all over the world today.G

7:00 pm 
Dust Bowl  "The Great Plow Up"  This film by Ken Burns chronicles the environmental catastrophe of the Great Plains during the 1930s. The frenzied wheat boom of the early 20th-century that plows the prairie lands becomes the victim of a decade-long drought that turns those lands into deserts and unleashes a pattern of massive, deadly dust storms. Twenty-six survivors of those hard times telling their stories and the eloquently written diaries of two women provide a narrative. Part 1 of 2G

9:00 pm 
Children of the Amazon   CHILDREN OF THE AMAZON follows Brazilian filmmaker Denise Zmekhol as she travels a modern highway deep into the Amazon in search of the Indigenous Surui and Negarote children she photographed fifteen years ago. Part road movie, part time travel, her journey tells the story of what happened to life in the largest forest on Earth when a road was built straight through its heart. D

10:00 pm 
Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time   Actor Peter Coyote serves as narrator and lends his talent as the voice of the famed father of conservationism, Aldo Leopold. This film explores Leopold's life in the early part of the 20th century and the many ways his land ethic idea continues to be applied all over the world today.G

11:00 pm 
Dust Bowl  "The Great Plow Up"  This film by Ken Burns chronicles the environmental catastrophe of the Great Plains during the 1930s. The frenzied wheat boom of the early 20th-century that plows the prairie lands becomes the victim of a decade-long drought that turns those lands into deserts and unleashes a pattern of massive, deadly dust storms. Twenty-six survivors of those hard times telling their stories and the eloquently written diaries of two women provide a narrative. Part 1 of 2G

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