At-Home Learning Supplemental Materials and Resources

June 1-5, 2020

Monday, June 1

(Grades PreK-3)

6 am: Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum (Social/Emotional; History)

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6:30 am: Peg + Cat (Math)

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7 am: Cyberchase (Math)

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7:30 am: Molly of Denali (Literacy)

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(Grades 4-8)

8 am: NOVA: Bigger Than T. Rex (Science)

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9 am: History Detectives: Dylan Goes Electric, Beatles Autograph & Frank Zappa Collage (Social Studies)

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10 am: Magical Land of Oz: Land (Nature)

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11 am: Life from Above: Colorful Planet (Pt 2/4) (Science)

  • From space earth is not just a blue planet but a kaleidoscope of color. Swirls of turquoise phytoplankton trigger an oceanic feeding frenzy; China turns yellow as millions of flowers bloom and at night the waters off the coast of Argentina are spotted with mysterious green lights.

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12 pm: NOVA: Bigger Than T. Rex (Science)

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(Grades 9-12)

1 pm: Genius by Stephen Hawking:  What Are We? (Pt 5/6) (Science)

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2 pm: The Great American Read: Villains and Monsters (Pt 5/8) (ELA)

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3 pm: Civilizations: Encounters (Pt 4/9) (World History)

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4 pm: Reconstruction: America After the Civil War (Pt 1/2) (US History)

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Tuesday, June 2

(Grades PreK-3)

6 am: Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum (Social/Emotional; History)

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6:30 am: Peg + Cat (Math)

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7 am: Cyberchase (Math)

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7:30 am: Molly of Denali (Literacy)

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(Grades 4-8)

8 am: NOVA: Day the Dinosaurs Died (Science)

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9 am: History Detectives: Vietnam Diary, Bootlegger’s Notebook and a Hollywood Ledger (Social Studies)

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10 am: Magical Land of Oz: Ocean (Nature)

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11 am: Life from Above: Patterned Planet (Pt 3/4) (Science)

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12 pm: NOVA: Day the Dinosaurs Died (Science)

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(Grades 9-12)

1 pm: Genius by Stephen Hawking:  Where Are We? (Pt 5/6) (Science)

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2 pm: The Great American Read: What We Do for Love (Pt 6/8) (ELA)

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3 pm: Civilizations: Renaissances (Pt 5/9) (World History)

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4 pm: Reconstruction: America After the Civil War (Pt 2/2) (US History)

  • This episode of the series examines the years 1877-1896, a transitional period that saw visions of a “New South” set the stage for the rise of Jim Crow and the undermining of Reconstruction’s legal and political legacy. While some African Americans attempted to migrate, the vast majority remained in the South, where sharecropping, convict leasing, disfranchisement, and lynchings drew a “color line”.

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Wednesday, June 3

(Grades PreK-3)

6 am: Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum (Social/Emotional; History)

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6:30 am: Peg + Cat (Math)

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7 am: Cyberchase (Math)

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7:30 am: Molly of Denali (Literacy)

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(Grades 4-8)

8 am: NOVA: Rise of the Mammals (Science)

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9 am: History Detectives: Mysteries from the Wild West (Social Studies)

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10 am: Magical Land of Oz: Human (Nature)

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11 am: Life from Above: Changing Planet (Pt 4/4) (Science)

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12 pm: NOVA: Rise of the Mammals (Science)

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(Grades 9-12)

1 pm: The Greeks: Cavemen to Kings (Pt 1/3) (Social Studies)

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2 pm: The Great American Read: Other Worlds (Pt 7/8) (ELA)

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3 pm: Civilizations: Paradise on Earth (Pt 6/9) (World History)

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4 pm: American Experience: Chasing the Moon – A Place Beyond the Sky (Pt 1/3) (US History)

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Thursday, June 4

(Grades PreK-3)

6 am: Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum (Social/Emotional; History)

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6:30 am: Peg + Cat (Math)

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7 am: Cyberchase (Math)

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7:30 am: Molly of Denali (Literacy)

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(Grades 4-8)

8 am: NOVA: Why Sharks Attack (Science)

  • In recent years, an unusual spate of deadly shark attacks has gripped Australia, resulting in five deaths in ten months. At the same time, great white sharks have begun appearing in growing numbers off the beaches of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, not far from the waters where Steven Spielberg filmed the ultimate shark fright film, Jaws.

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9 am: History Detectives: Bill of Sale, Cobb Powder Horn and the Star-Spangled Banner (Science)

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10 am: Nature: Snowbound: Animals of Winter (Nature)

  • The coldest and snowiest places on earth, such as the Arctic Circle or Antarctica, pose a challenge to human visitors. But what about the year-round animal population? How do they cope for many months with life in these frozen wonderlands where temperatures can plummet to as low as minus 50 degrees? Find out how these creatures adapt to their surroundings or employ clever tactics to survive.

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11 am: Operation Maneater: Great White Shark (Nature)

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12 pm: NOVA: Why Sharks Attack (Science)

  • In recent years, an unusual spate of deadly shark attacks has gripped Australia, resulting in five deaths in ten months. At the same time, great white sharks have begun appearing in growing numbers off the beaches of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, not far from the waters where Steven Spielberg filmed the ultimate shark fright film, Jaws.

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(Grades 9-12)

1 pm: The Greeks: The Good Strife (Pt 2/3) (World History)

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2 pm: The Great American Read: Grand Finale (Pt 8/8) (ELA)

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3 pm: Civilizations: Color and Light (Pt 7/9) (World History)

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4 pm: American Experience: Chasing the Moon – Earthrise (Pt 2/3) (US History)

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Friday, June 5

(Grades PreK-3)

6 am: Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum (Social/Emotional; History)

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6:30 am: Peg + Cat (Math)

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7 am: Cyberchase (Math)

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7:30 am: Molly of Denali (Literacy)

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(Grades 4-8)

8 am: NOVA: Mystery Beneath the Ice (Science)

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9 am: History Detectives: Psychophone (Science)

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10 am: Nature: Yosemite (Nature)

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11 am: Nature: Forest of the Lynx (Nature)

  • Austria’s Kalkalpen National Park is the largest tract of wilderness in the Alps, but it wasn’t always that way. The park was once the site of major logging and mining operations, but those activities ceased more than two decades ago. Three years in the making, Forest of the Lynx chronicles life in this remote wilderness and the complex partnerships among plants, insects, animals and trees.

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12 pm: NOVA: Mystery Beneath the Ice (Science)

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(Grades 9-12)

1 pm: The Greeks: Chasing Greatness (Pt 3/3) (World History)

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2 pm: American Masters: Margaret Mitchell (American Literature)

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3 pm: Civilizations: The Cult of Progress (Pt 8/9) (World History)

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4 pm: American Experience: Chasing the Moon – Magnificent Desolation (Pt 3/3) (US History)

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Channel 8.4: June 1 – June 5, 2020

Monday, June 1

11am: SciGirls (Science)

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11:30am: SciGirls (Science)

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12pm: Genius by Stephen Hawking (Science)

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1pm: The Registry (Social Studies)

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2pm: American Experience (Social Studies)

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Tuesday, June 2

11am: Wild Metropolis (Science)

  • Resources: Resident (PBS LearningMedia)

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12pm: NOVA (Science)

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1pm: 10 Modern Marvels That Changed America (Social Studies)

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2pm: Ken Burns’ The Vietnam War (Social Studies)

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3:30pm: The Future of America’s Past (Social Studies)

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Wednesday, June 3

11am: Wild Metropolis (Science)

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12pm: Beyond a Year in Space (Science)

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1pm: Asian Americans (Social Studies)

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2pm: Asian Americans (Social Studies)

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3pm: The Greeks (Social Studies)

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Thursday, June 4

11am: Wild Metropolis (Science)

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12pm: Climate Change (Science)

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1pm: Muhammad (Social Studies)

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3pm: Africa’s Great Civilizations (Social Studies)

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Friday, June 5

11am: Blackbird (Science)

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12pm: Genius by Stephen Hawking (Science)

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1pm: Poetry in America (English/Language Arts)

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1:30pm: Great Performances (English/Language Arts)

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