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5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Wagstaff Races/The Missing Metal Mystery"  Wagstaff Races - Wagstaff City's environmental club is having a "Go Green Go-Cart Race," fueled by alternative energy. Using sun, wind, and pond scum, the gang gathers at the starting line. Who will win the trophy - and most importantly, how? Vocabulary: (E) energy, solar, alternative, convert, generate (I) cart, (re)use, green, power, parts. D

6:00 am 
Rescuing The River: The Raritan   The Raritan River runs through the center of New Jersey, with upper reaches that are incredibly beautiful, providing a valuable source of water for more than a million people. But industry took hold of the lower Raritan early on and left its mark. This one-hour documentary, narrated by actor Avery Brooks, tells the compelling story of a river that has been profoundly contaminated over 200 years and of the extraordinary efforts to clean it up. D

7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Highlights of Castile: Toledo and Salamanca"  Rick marvels at El Greco, pops some explosive pickles and rambles Spain's most awe-inspiring medieval walls. He drops in on a bachelorette party, with local troubadours. He slices and savors tasty jamon, strolls with the crowd, and grabs a front-row seat to enjoy Europe's most enchanting square.G

7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Classical Europe: Ancient Greece and Rome"  Rudy visits classical sites around the Mediterranean, picking up new stories and making connections.G

8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Dying Traditions in a Mexican Pueblo"  Host David Yetman takes a trip to the pueblos of the Sierra Madre, where traditions are slowly dying out as the big cities become more accessible to the population. After stopping to see a donkey-powered Pinole grinder made of stone, he heads to agrarian community of Sahuaripa to visit its talabarteria (a leather goods shop) and call upon the last remaining weaver of palm hats and baskets. D

8:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Mini Meatballs and Pasta"  A favorite saying at Italian dinner tables - Moms would say: "Mangia e statti zitto", meaning "Eat and be quiet". So with that said, we're making Italian today. Mini- meatballs and pasta. D

9:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Young Farmers (Atlanta, GA)"  There's a new wave of farmers emerging who are young, educated, hard working and extremely environmentally passionate. As traditional farmers are retiring, these young farmers are answering the call for a healthier tomorrow. D

9:30 am 
This American Land  "Beaver Builders, Wrangling Water, Body Electric, Census in the Smokies"  In eastern Oregon, researchers are doing some extreme fieldwork (snorkeling in rivers and streams in the middle of the night, in the middle of winter). They seek to learn more about how beaver dams are helping to create healthier streams and rivers for salmon, trout, songbirds and nearby communities.G

10:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Tropical Barbecue"  Bridget reveals how to make Huli Huli Chicken right at home. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of reduced-fat potato chips. Next, Adam reveals his top picks for pastry brushes. D

10:30 am 
Aviators   Aircraft ownership: Kurtis exploring the varied costs and entry points of flying for everyone from the weekend warrior to the rich and famous. Airpark living: When your driveway is a runway, life is good. and as airparks go, this place is Heavenly! Pilot profile - Pete McLeod: Jeff talks to the Red Bull Air Racer about life as a high-adrenalin, competitive flyer. D

11:00 am 
Song of the Mountains   Hillbilly Gypsies; South Carolina Broadcasters. D

12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Build A Better Basket"  Alan, Rosita, and Elmo are putting together a basket full of goodies for Little Red Riding Hood to take to her grandma's house. Red Riding Hood comes by ready to pick up the basket and asks if they tested it to make sure it was strong enough to stand up to the Big Bad Wolf. They agree to test the basket, and Alan holds it up saying, "I got a basket of goodies for you, Grandma. D

1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "The Good Mom/Hornucopia"  The Good Mom - "Mom's" the word when Mrs. Pteranodon meets fellow mom Millie Maiasaura, who is a little too over-protective of her kids. The two moms compare mothering methods in a play date at the Big Pond. Hornucopia! - At the Big Pond, Tank introduces the Pteranodon family to his friend, Stacie Styracosaurus, a fellow Ceratopsian with a crown of elaborate horns on her head. D

1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Naila and the Magic Map"  Pig and his friends are playing when they find what looks like an Egyptian treasure map. But they can't make out the symbols! To search for some answers, the super readers soar into the book Naila and the Magic Map and explore the world of ancient Egypt. Will they be able to help Naila unravel the mysterious code that will unlock where the treasure lies? Educational Objectives: To learn about Egypt. D

2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Incredible Journey/Bamboozled"  Incredible Journey - Nick and Sally are playing in their homemade Thingamajigger, when the Cat arrives to take them on a real adventure! Off they go to meet salmon Sam, who is returning to the pool where she hatched so she can lay her eggs. With the help of the Subber-e-blubber, they follow Samantha underwater, upriver on her incredible journey! Bamboozled - Sally needs to find a gift for her stuffed panda, Pammy. Who better to ask than a real panda? The Cat takes them to meet Zhu Zhu, a giant panda who helps the kids to discover all the wonderful things you can do with her favorite food, bamboo. D

2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Koala Balloon"  Martin and Chris must protect a young koala stranded in the Australian Outback, and help him get back to his Eucalyptus forest habitat. On their quest to return the adorable animal home, the brothers discover lots of interesting facts about how animals are specialized to their own environment, and with some tips from an intrepid desert dweller called the thorny devil, they must survive the desert crossing and bring the koala home. D

3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Manta Ray Silhouettes"  Create the simplicity of nature from drawing shapes and forms.G

3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and five-time Grammy nominee, David Benoit, show viewers how to play Horace Silver's "Song For My Father." Guest pianists name and discuss their biggest musical influences. Bobby Floyd performs "Honeysuckle Rose. D

4:00 pm 
Wild!  "The Great Elephant Gathering"  This film captures the stunning natural phenomenon of wild Sri Lankan elephants assembling in large numbers every year, a behavior found in very few places around the world. But with a dwindling elephant population and the encroachment of their natural habitat and food by an expanding human population, the gathering could be under threat.G

5:00 pm 
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6:00 pm 
Nature  "Survivors of the Firestorm"  The wildfires that tore through the Australian state of Victoria in February 2009 incinerated more than a million acres, leaving death and destruction in their wake. Volunteers nurse burned and traumatized wildlife - even fish - back to health at wildlife hospitals and private facilities. Meanwhile in the forest, renewal is taking place too. One year later, the natural world is well on its way back to health.G

7:00 pm 
Wild!  "The Great Elephant Gathering"  This film captures the stunning natural phenomenon of wild Sri Lankan elephants assembling in large numbers every year, a behavior found in very few places around the world. But with a dwindling elephant population and the encroachment of their natural habitat and food by an expanding human population, the gathering could be under threat.G

8:00 pm 
Born Free Legacy   Joy Adamson's book Born Free caused a sensation when it was first published in March 1960. As well as topping the New York Times bestseller list, the book and its later film adaptation made a massive impact on conservation and science. The programme marks the 50th anniversary of Born Free's publication by revisiting the inspirational story of Joy and her husband George, a game warden turned wildlife observationist and author. D

9:00 pm 
Natural World: Wild Indonesia  "Magical Forest"  Strung out along 5,000 kilometres of the Equator, between Asia and Australia, Indonesia's 17,000 islands make up the largest and most varied archipelago on Earth. From freezing glaciers to coral reefs, orangutans to Komodo dragons, the sheer diversity of landscapes and life defies the imagination. This series tells the story of one of the world's most fascinating regions and its magical wildlife. D

10:00 pm 
Nature  "Survivors of the Firestorm"  The wildfires that tore through the Australian state of Victoria in February 2009 incinerated more than a million acres, leaving death and destruction in their wake. Volunteers nurse burned and traumatized wildlife - even fish - back to health at wildlife hospitals and private facilities. Meanwhile in the forest, renewal is taking place too. One year later, the natural world is well on its way back to health.G

11:00 pm 
Wild!  "The Great Elephant Gathering"  This film captures the stunning natural phenomenon of wild Sri Lankan elephants assembling in large numbers every year, a behavior found in very few places around the world. But with a dwindling elephant population and the encroachment of their natural habitat and food by an expanding human population, the gathering could be under threat.G

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