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WGBH Education Broadcast Schedule for the WORLD, August 10-August 21 Final; ALL TIMES ARE EST.
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Monday, 10Aug
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Time12:00 PM1:00 PM2:00 PM3:00 PM4:00 PM
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Theme, if applicable (e.g., Disaster Monday):GeneticsGeneticsGeneticsGeneticsGenetics
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Program Title:Ken Burns's Gene: An Intimate Story, Part 1 (120 min)Ken Burns's Gene: An Intimate Story, Part 1 (Cont.)Ken Burns's Gene: An Intimate Story, Part 2 (120 min)Ken Burns's Gene: An Intimate Story, Part 2 (Cont.)American Experience: Test Tube Babies
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One-sentence description:A fascinating history of the human genome weaves together science and personal stories.A fascinating history of the human genome weaves together science and personal stories.Geneticists wrestle with the moral implications of groundbreaking new technologies that offer both promise and peril.Geneticists wrestle with the moral implications of groundbreaking new technologies that offer both promise and peril.Test Tube Babies tells the story of doctors, researchers, and hopeful couples who pushed the limits of science and triggered a technological revolution in human reproduction.
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Related Resource Link:https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/kenburnsclassroom/Film/the-gene/https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/gmo-mosquitoes-kqed/can-genetically-engineered-mosquitoes-help-fight-disease-above-the-noise/https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/kenburnsclassroom/Film/the-gene/https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/tdc02.sci.life.gen.casestudies/genetics-case-studies/https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/arct14.soc.amexttblan/test-tube-babies-biography-landrum-shettles/
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Grade Band:(Grades 9-12)(Grades 9-12)(Grades 9-12)(Grades 9-12)(Grades 9-12)
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Code:GENI 000101GENI 000101GENI 000102GENI 000102
AMEX001904
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Tuesday, 11Aug
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Time12:00 PM1:00 PM2:00 PM3:00 PM4:00 PM
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Theme, if applicable (e.g., Disaster Monday):ScienceScienceSocial StudiesSocial StudiesSocial Studies
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NOVA: Cat Tales
Changing Seas: Maug's Caldera: A Natural Laboratory (30 min) / Changing Seas: Seagrasses and Mangroves (30 min)John Lewis: Get in the WayKen Burns's The Roosevelts, Episode 3: The Fire of Life (1910-1919) (120 min)Ken Burns's The Roosevelts, Episode 3: The Fire of Life (1910-1919) (Cont.)
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One-sentence description:Cats have been worshiped as gods, condemned as demons, and spun into a stunning array of breeds, but did we ever really domesticate them?Explore vents from an ancient volcano that emits CO2 at levels that can be expected in the world’s oceans by the end of the century, making these waters a natural laboratory for scientists studying the impacts of ocean acidification on coral reefs. / Examine the important role seagrasses and mangroves play in the ocean’s web of life. Both are in decline globally today, threatening an ecosystem collapse from the bottom of the food chain all the way to the top.Follow the journey of civil rights hero, congressman, and human rights champion John Lewis.With his election to the New York State Senate in 1910, Franklin D. Roosevelt sets out to make a name for himself in Albany.With his election to the New York State Senate in 1910, Franklin D. Roosevelt sets out to make a name for himself in Albany.
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Related Resource Link:https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/vtl07.la.ws.process.catyester/cats-yesterday-and-today/Maug: https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/nvls-sci-acidification/what-is-ocean-acidification/Mangroves: https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/d18810e1-3515-4327-9851-95692051d0a4/mangroves/https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/educational-guide-john-lewis/educational-guide-john-lewis/https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/kenburnsclassroom/Film/the-roosevelts/https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/kenburnsclassroom/Film/the-roosevelts/
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Grade Band:(Grades 6-8)(Grades 6-12)(Grades 6-12)(Grades 6-12)(Grades 6-12)
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NOVA 004703
CHSE 803 / CHSE 203JLEW 000000
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Wednesday, 12Aug
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Time12:00 PM1:00 PM2:00 PM3:00 PM4:00 PM
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Theme, if applicable (e.g., Disaster Monday):Evidence-Supported ClaimsEvidence-Supported ClaimsSocial StudiesSocial StudiesSocial Studies
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Program Title:Genius by Stephen Hawking: Can We Time Travel?
History Detectives
American Experience: The FightKen Burns's The Roosevelts, Episode 4: The Storm (1920-1933) (120 min)Ken Burns's The Roosevelts, Episode 4: The Storm (1920-1933) (Cont.)
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One-sentence description:Join Stephen Hawking as he challenges three ordinary people to determine if time travel is possible.The detectives investigate questions about Mussolini's dagger, Warner Brothers cartoons, and Galvez papers.On June 22, 1938, 70,000 fans crammed into Yankee Stadium to watch what some have called the "most important sporting event in history"—the rematch between African American heavyweight Joe Louis and his German opponent, Max Schmeling.In the 1920s, the Great War is over, Woodrow Wilson is ill, and the American public is weary of domestic reform and events overseas.In the 1920s, the Great War is over, Woodrow Wilson is ill, and the American public is weary of domestic reform and events overseas.
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Related Resource Link:https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/lf19-sci-phys-gravityaccel/gravity-and-acceleration-light-falls/https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/3d0e2337-6ee2-4a9a-8f31-6d7c3ce1ce6f/conceptualizing-an-experiment-history-detectives/https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/802d1bab-d544-4be0-93c3-693570ddb72e/the-1936-olympics-in-nazi-germany/https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/kenburnsclassroom/Film/the-roosevelts/https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/kenburnsclassroom/Film/the-roosevelts/
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Grade Band:(Grades 6-12)(Grades 6-8)(Grades 6-12)(Grades 6-12)(Grades 6-12)
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GBSH 000101
Season 8, Episode 10
AMEX 0001702
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Thursday, 13Aug
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Time12:00 PM1:00 PM2:00 PM3:00 PM4:00 PM
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Theme, if applicable:HealthHealthHealthHealthHealth
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Program Title:NOVA: Cuba’s Cancer HopeNOVA: The Truth About FatBlood Sugar Rising (120 min)Blood Sugar Rising (Cont.)American Experience: The Polio Crusade
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One-sentence description:When the U.S. trade embargo left Cuba isolated from medical resources, Cuban scientists developed their own biotech industry—and promising lung cancer vaccines.Explore scientists' new understandings about fat and its role in hormone production, hunger, and even pregnancy.Explore the history and science of diabetes, which affects 100 million Americans and costs over $350 billion annually.Explore the history and science of diabetes, which affects 100 million Americans and costs over $350 billion annually.The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
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Related Resource Link:https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/history-and-science-of-cancer/https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/in-defense-of-food/https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/blood-sugar-rising/https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/blood-sugar-rising/https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/arct14.soc.amexpoltea/the-polio-crusade-teachers-resources-teachers-guide/
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Grade Band:(Grades 6-12)(Grades 6-8)(Grades 6-12)(Grades 6-12)(Grades 9-12)
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Code:NOVA 004705
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Friday, 14Aug
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Time12:00 PM1:00 PM2:00 PM3:00 PM4:00 PM
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Theme, if applicable (e.g., Disaster Monday):ScienceSciencePublic AffairsCivicsCivics
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Program Title:SciGirls: Aquabots (30 min) / Insecta: Science That Stings (30 min)Spy in the Wild: A Nature Miniseries, Season 2: The Islands
American Creed
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One-sentence description:Akina and friends dive into underwater robotics at the U.S. Naval Academy, building a "Sea Perch" ROV to investigate artificial oyster reefs in Chesapeake Bay. / Join leading insect scientists as they study the often unseen world surrounding us, investigating the painful stings and fascinating science behind a variety of bugs.Explore the islands of the South Pacific with creatures like the spy koala, who captures breeding behavior in Australia, or the spy crab, who joins an army of red crabs on their march to the sea to deposit their eggs.Condoleezza Rice and David M. Kennedy cross party lines to ask what ideals we share. Stories of unlikely activists—including baseball's Joe Maddon and Marine Tegan Griffith—show communities striving to come together across divides.Dolores Huerta's fascinating life—from the fearless young woman confronting Teamsters on violent picket lines to the activist grandmother nearly beaten to death by a San Francisco police squad—was overshadowed by the legacy of César Chávez.Dolores Huerta's fascinating life—from the fearless young woman confronting teamsters on violent picket lines to the activist grandmother nearly beaten to death by a San Francisco police squad—was overshadowed by the legacy of César Chávez.
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Related Resource Link:Aquabots:https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/afa226dd-940c-4a5b-b9dd-005ce5bc1607/aquabots-01-identify-the-problem/ AND Insecta: NONEhttps://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/nat35-sci-meetspy/engineering-robotic-cameras-to-observe-animals-in-nature/https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/american-creed/https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/dolores-huerta/https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/dolores-huerta/
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Grade Band:(Grades 6-8) / (Grades 6-12)(Grades 6-8)(Grades 7-12)(Grades 6-12)(Grades 6-12)
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Code:SGIR 000201 /
SPYW 000203
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Week of: 17aug
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Monday, 17Aug
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Time12:00 PM1:00 PM2:00 PM3:00 PM4:00 PM
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Theme, if applicable (e.g., Disaster Monday):Water Management
Water Management
Water Management
Water Management
Water Management
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Program Title:Follow the WaterH20: The Molecule That Made Us, Episode 1: PulseH20: The Molecule That Made Us, Episode 2: CivilizationsH20: The Molecule That Made Us, Episode 3: CrisisAmEx: The Man Who Tried to Feed the World
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One-sentence description:Join photographer and author Michael Forsberg and filmmaker Pete Stegen as they follow a mythical drop of water 1,300 miles through three different states and journey through the Platte Basin watershed.How did water arrive on Earth and come to underpin every aspect of existence, from dragonflies to deserts in bloom to human life?Travel into the past to see how water may have driven our own evolution—and created civilizations.Earth’s changing water cycle—and a globalized movement toward water for profit—is forcing changes in humans’ reliance on water.Norman Borlaug not only solved India’s famine problem but also went on to lead a “Green Revolution” of worldwide agriculture programs—saving countless lives—and received the 1970 Nobel Peace Prize for his work.
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Related Resource Link:https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/86d36207-0882-4faf-b702-70aeeb43d346/photographs-of-the-nebraska-sandhills/https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/mol20-sci-riversky/a-river-in-the-sky-h2o-the-molecule-that-made-us/https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/mol20-sci-watermanagement/impacts-of-water-management-h2o-the-molecule-that-made-us/https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/mol20-sci-groundwater/disappearing-groundwater-h2o-the-molecule-that-made-us/https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/great-states-iowa-9.9/activity/
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Grade Band:(Grades 6-12)(Grades 6-12)(Grades 6-12)(Grades 6-12)(Grades 9-12)
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Code:FOLW 000000HMOL 000101HMOL 000102HMOL 000103AMEX
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Tuesday, 18Aug
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Time12:00 PM1:00 PM2:00 PM3:00 PM4:00 PM
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Theme, if applicable (e.g., Disaster Monday):ScienceScienceSocial StudiesSocial StudiesSocial Studies
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Program Title:Nature: Okavango: River of Dreams: ParadiseKingdoms of the Sky: AndesNative America, Episode 1: From Caves to CosmosKen Burns's The Roosevelts, Episode 5: The Rising Road (1933-1939) (120 min)Ken Burns's The Roosevelts, Episode 5: The Rising Road (1933-1939) (Cont.)
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One-sentence description:Explore the landscape and wildlife of the Upper Okavango River, where the deep water shows elephants swimming and carving channels through the reeds and papyrus, setting small birds afloat to drift past hippos and crocodiles.Experience the astonishing natural life found in the world’s longest mountain range, where pumas hunt guanaco, shape-shifting frogs hide in remote cloud forests, and descendants of the Inca build bridges of grass.New evidence indicates that the very first Americans spent millennia developing their unique culture and beliefs as a single community before spreading rapidly across North and South America.Franklin Delano Roosevelt's 1933 presidential inauguration comes during the nation's worst economic crisis: the Great Depression.Franklin Delano Roosevelt's 1933 presidential inauguration comes during the nation's worst economic crisis: the Great Depression.
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Related Resource Link:https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/nat38-big-feet-buoyancy/okavango-river-of-dreams-nature-season-38-video/https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/eng06.sci.engin.materials.incabridge/grass-bridge/support-materials/https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/native-america/https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/kenburnsclassroom/Film/the-roosevelts/https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/kenburnsclassroom/Film/the-roosevelts/
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Grade Band:(Grades 6-8)(Grades 6-12)(Grades 6-12)(Grades 6-12)(Grades 6-12)
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ANKS 000000
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Wednesday, 19Aug
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Time12:00 PM1:00 PM2:00 PM3:00 PM4:00 PM
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Theme, if applicable (e.g., Disaster Monday):ScienceScienceSocial StudiesSocial StudiesSocial Studies
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Program Title:Nature: Okavango: River of Dreams: LimboKingdoms of the Sky: HimalayaNative America, Episode 2: Nature to NationsKen Burns's The Roosevelts, Episode 6: The Common Cause (1939-1944) (120 min)Ken Burns's The Roosevelts, Episode 6: The Common Cause (1939-1944) (Cont.)
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One-sentence description:Explore the landscape and wildlife of the "Middle River," the delta of the Okavango River.Witness the extraordinary wildlife and remarkable people of Earth’s highest mountain range, where Tibetan monks perform ancient rituals, snow leopards prowl the mountainsides, and bizarre snub-nosed monkeys survive in frozen forests.An exploration of the rise of great American nations, from a history of monarchies to modern democracy.By the late summer of 1939, Franklin Delano Roosevelt is halfway through his second term in office. When Germany invades Poland on September 2, 1939, everything changes.By the late summer of 1939, Franklin Delano Roosevelt is halfway through his second term in office. When Germany invades Poland on September 2, 1939, everything changes.
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Related Resource Link:https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/nat38-interconnections-okavango-river-delta/okavango-river-of-dreams-nature-season-38-video/https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/9a6f35b4-14f3-4e3c-83ec-e17708cd6a64/himalayas-facts-nature-the-himalayas/https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/native-america/https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/kenburnsclassroom/Film/the-roosevelts/https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/kenburnsclassroom/Film/the-roosevelts/
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Grade Band:(Grades 6-8)(Grades 6-12)(Grades 6-12)(Grades 6-12)(Grades 6-12)
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Code:
NAAT 003705
HIMK 000000NAAM000102
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Thursday, 20Aug
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Time12:00 PM1:00 PM2:00 PM3:00 PM4:00 PM
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Theme, if applicable:ScienceScienceSocial StudiesSocial StudiesSocial Studies
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Program Title:Nature: Okavango: River of Dreams: InfernoThe Rockies: Kingdoms of the SkyBoss: The Black Experience in Business (120 min)Boss: The Black Experience in Business (Cont.)Native America, Episode 3: Cities of the Sky
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One-sentence description:Discover the landscape and wildlife of the Lower Okavango River, where the land is baked dry by the scorching Sun and large herds of zebra and wildebeest migrate to the dry plains in search of the precious salt that these animals need.Experience the amazing wildlife and remarkable people who inhabit this 3,000-mile mountain range, home to cougars, wolverines, wolves, and grizzlies. Daredevil wingsuit flyers jump from high peaks, and Native Americans compete in breakneck horse races.Learn about the untold story of African American entrepreneurship, where skill, industriousness, ingenuity, and sheer courage in the face of overwhelming odds provide the backbone of this nation’s economic and social growth.Learn about the untold story of African American entrepreneurship, where skill, industriousness, ingenuity, and sheer courage in the face of overwhelming odds provide the backbone of this nation’s economic and social growth.Explore the creation of some of the ancient world’s largest and most splendid cities.
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Related Resource Link:https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/nat38_nocturnal_animal_adaptations/okavango-river-of-dreams-nature-season-38-video/NONEhttps://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/bf10.socst.us.indust.bookert/booker-t-washington-and-web-du-bois-the-conflict/https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/bf10.socst.us.indust.bookert/booker-t-washington-and-web-du-bois-the-conflict/https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/native-america/
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Grade Band:(Grades 6-8)(Grades 6-8)(Grades 9-12)(Grades 9-12)(Grades 6-12)
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NAAT 003706
ROKS 000000
BOBE00000BOBE00000NAAM000103
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Friday, 21Aug
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Time12:00 PM1:00 PM2:00 PM3:00 PM4:00 PM
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Theme, if applicable (e.g., Disaster Monday):Evidence-Supported ClaimsEvidence-Supported Claims
Science/Engineering
Science/Engineering / ELA
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Program Title:SciGirls: Habitat Havoc (30 min) / SciGirls: Dolphin Dive (30 min)
History Detectives
Inventing Tomorrow (90 min)Inventing Tomorrow (90 min) / American Masters: Norman LearAmerican Masters: Norman Lear
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One-sentence description:Budding naturalist Lea and her SciGirl pals investigate what the non-native Canary Island Palm does to San Diego habitats, then recruit their classmates to plant a native butterfly garden in their local wildlife area. / Izzie, Serena, and Ceci bond with bottlenose dolphins and explore their behavior at the Dolphins Plus Research Center.The detectives investigate questions about a unique Navajo rug, the first baby incubators, and some historical photos.Teenage innovators prepare solutions to the world's environmental threats for presentation at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.Teenage innovators prepare solutions to the world's environmental threats for presentation at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. / Discover how the prolific creator of All in the Family, The Jeffersons, and Good Times effected social change through his groundbreaking sitcoms and activism.Discover how the prolific creator of All in the Family, The Jeffersons, and Good Timeseffected social change through his groundbreaking sitcoms and activism.
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Related Resource Link:Habitat: https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/c81f74da-7dc4-4ec0-868a-1f513a5ba6dd/habitat-havoc-01-mentor-moment/ AND Dolphin: https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/5991447b-6f8f-4014-b321-0eafcc31eb60/dolphin-dive-01-mentor-moment/https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/fecffa6f-44f2-43da-9434-544b031efc73/who-knows-best-history-detectives/https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/7e5881f0-5827-4643-be6f-c4acaf1325ad/inventing-tomorrow-curriculum/https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/7e5881f0-5827-4643-be6f-c4acaf1325ad/inventing-tomorrow-curriculum/
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(Grades 6-12)(Grades 9-12)(Grades 6-12)(Grades 6-12)
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SGIR 000203 / SGIR 000103
Season 7, Episdode 4
AMDO 003206AMDO 003206/AMMS 002807
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