The following is a collection of off-air videos recorded prior to the 2010-2011 school year. You may search this file using keywords in the Search box on the left. Please note the video expiration date and relevant Internet links.

American Experience - Earth Days
Expires 4/19/11 2 hrs CC
This film looks back to the dawn of the modern environmental movement through stories of the era’s pioneers, including Stewart Udall, Paul Ehrlich, Stewart Brand, Rusty Schweickart and renewable pioneer, Hunter Lovins. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/introduction/earthdays-introduction/

American Experience - My Lai
Expires 4/26/11 1 1/2 hrs CC
This program focuses on the 1968 My Lai massacre, its subsequent cover-up, and the heroic efforts of soldiers who broke ranks to try to halt the atrocities and bring them to light. This incident is still considered the worst case of an American war atrocity. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/introduction/mylai/

Frontline - Dancing Boys of Afghanistan
Expires 4/28/11 1 hr CC
Frontline takes viewers inside war-torn Afghanistan to reveal a disturbing practice that is once again flourishing: the organized sexual abuse of adolescent boys. This illegal practice exploits street orphans and poor boys, whose parents are paid to give over their sons to their new “masters.” http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/dancingboys/

Globe Trekker - Madrid City Guide
Expires 4/21/11 1 hr CC
The art at the Prado, El Rastro the city’s flea market and Spanish Civil War landmarks are visited.

Good Eats - American Classics: Spaghetti with Meat Sauce
Expires 4/22/11 1/2 hr CC
Although usually considered an Italian dish, spaghetti with meat sauce proves to be an American classic as host Alton Brown explores its origins.

Good Eats - Artichokes: The Choke is On You
Expires 4/21/11 1/2 hr CC
Host Alton Brown gets to the heart of artichokes. Pick up tips on storing, prepping, cooking and even eating this giant flower bud, as well as how to make your own herb oil to marinate them in.

Good Eats - Crepe Expectations
Expires 4/20/11 1/2 hr CC
Crepes are a great wrap with a bad rap. Truth is, crepes are incredibly simple, versatile, and good eats. All you need is science, a good pan, and a limber wrist. Alton performs crepe technique for a live audience.

Good Eats - Fruit 10 from Outer Space (Pomegranates)
Expires 4/27/11 1/2 hr CC
Join Alton Brown as he explores an alien fruit the pomegranate. As he dissects this mysterious fruit, Alton Brown reveals a variety of applications for all of the pomegranate’s juicy goodness and decides that regardless of being way weird, pomegranates are definitely good eats.

Good Eats - Great Balls of Meat
Expires 4/22/11 1/2 hr CC
Meatballs, if everyone loves them so much, why are there so many lousy ones? Join host Alton Brown as he figures out how to build a better ball, puts a muffin pan to new uses and resuscitates that 60’s party classic the Swedish meatball.

Good Eats - It’s a Pan, It’s a Dish, It’s Paella
Expires 4/28/11 1/2 hr CC
Host Alton Brown demystifies the Spanish pan and the rice dish it’s famous for.

Good Eats - Pop Culture
Expires 4/29/11 1/2 hr CC
No foodstuff screams American “pop” culture as loudly as popcorn. So why is it that modern movie popcorn tastes more like butter-flavored packing material than actual corn? Alton takes a trip to the past to uncover the origins of the tasty treat, reveals the best corn for the job, and leaves no kernel unpopped in his search for the perfect popper.

Good Eats - Tamale Never Dies
Expires 4/28/11 1/2 hr CC
Quite possible the original convenience food, tamales are ancient and delicious. Join host Alton Brown on an historical and tasty exploration of these tempting treats.

Green Builders
No Exp 1 hr CC
This program profiles pioneers who are making a part of the “built environment” a more energy efficient place.

Independent Lens - Unmistaken Child
Expires 4/18/11 1 1/2 hrs CC
This is the story of the four-year search for the reincarnation of Tibetan master Geshe Lama Konghog who passed away in 2001. Tenzin Zopa was born for this task. He embarks on an unforgettable quest by foot, mule and even helicopter to remote Tibetan villages. http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/unmistaken-child/film.html

Nature - In the Valley of the Wolves
Expires 4/21/11 1 hr CC
In 1995, the first gray wolves were transported from Alberta, Canada to Yellowstone National Park, to repopulate the area. They were absent for more than 70 years. This reintroduction has changed the entire ecosystem. You can watch it online at: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/in-the-valley-of-the-wolves/introduction/212/

NOVA - Big Energy Gamble
Expires 4/20/11 1 hr CC
To examine the California initiative by governor Schwarzenegger, NOVA conducts in-depth interviews of skeptics, supporters of the plan ordinary citizens and businesspeople whose lives will change when the regulations take effect. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/energy/about.html

NOW - In-Depth Investigations
Expires 4/16/11 1/2 hr CC
Tough investigative reporting goes inside the economic meltdown and the role of government in this issue. NOW looks back on eight years of reporting to examine what’s been uncovered and accomplished, as well as what still needs to be done to preserve and enhance our democracy. http://www.pbs.org/now/shows/616/index.html

NOW - The Wars
Expires 4/23/11 1 hr CC
For the past eight years, NOW has been delving deep into the issues and questions surrounding the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Revisit moving moments with soldiers and families who put a human face on these challenging missions. http://www.pbs.org/now/shows/617/index.html

Through A Dog’s Eyes
Expires 4/21/11 1 hr CC
Jennifer Arnold of Canine Assistants trains dogs to assist people with a variety of disabilities.

Transformation Age; How to Survive the Tech Revolution
Expires 4/24/11 1 hr CC
Imagine digitally chronicling every moment of your life, never working from an office again and buying the majority of your clothes for a virtual “you” online. If these sound like far-off dreams of the future, think again. Robert X. Cringely looks at the boundless opportunities and the overwhelming challenges. http://www.transformationage.org

Your Kids Are Drinking
Expires 4/24/13 1 hr CC
This three-part series opens with several documentary segments, including a visit to small town street dances where heavy drinking is a tradition and families protect their teenage drinkers. Cameras follow under-aged decoys as they purchase liquor from stores and restaurants. http://www.netnebraska.org/extras/kidsdrinking/

Frontline - Obama’s Deal
Expires 4/13/11 1 hr CC
On March 23, 2010, after a year of debate, negotiation and backlash, President Obama finally signed the health reform bill that he had promised more than a year ago. But at what cost to his popularity and to the ideals of bipartisanship and open government that he’d campaigned on? http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/obamasdeal/view/

Globe Trekker - Cape Verde & Senegal
Expires 4/14/11 1 hr CC
Located on the west coast of Africa, Senegal is one of the continent’s most exciting destinations. Start in the capital, Dakar, then on to historic Goree Island; inland to Touba, Oubadji, Cape Verde, Santiago Island, Mindelo and Fogo. http://www.pilotguides.com/tv_shows/globe_trekker/shows/africa/cape-verde_senegal.php

Globe Trekker Holy Lands and Jerusalem
Expires 4/5/11 1 hr CC
The visit begins on Mount of Olives, then to the Dome of Rock, the Wailing Wall and the Coenaculum - location of the Last Supper. Other places included are the Ecco Homo archway, the Roman fortress of Antonia and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. http://www.pilotguides.com/destination_guide/middle-east-north-africa/israel/easter-in-jerusalem/

Good Eats - A Pie in Every Pocket
Expires 4/15/11 1/2 hr CC
The standard lattice top apple pie may be an American icon, but it’s not the best pie for a culture on the go. Join host Alton Brown as he looks into the past, future and present of the very handy “pocket” pie. As for fillings, how does curry mango, chocolate and beef stew grab you?

Independent Lens - Lost Soul
Expires 4/4/11 1 hr CC
Filmmaker, Monika Navarro travels to Mexico and pieces the tragic story of two uncles who were deported from the U.S. in 1999. They were raised and educated in America and were proud veterans of the U.S. military. They had to start all over and forge new lives. http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/lost-souls/film.html

Nature - Moment of Impact
Expires 4/4/11 1 hr CC
The “Moment of Impact” is the split seconds when animals come into contact with each other and the world around them. We can now see what is behind these remarkable moments and the bioengineering that allows each moment of impact to take place. http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/moments-of-impact/introduction/5583/

NOVA - Hunting the Edge of Space: The Ever-Expanding Universe
Expires 4/13/11 1 hr CC
This program shows how telescopes have expanded our view of the universe. It can be viewed online at: http://www.pbs.org/video/1463392610/#

NOVA - Hunting the Edge of Space: The Mystery of the Milky Way
Expires 4/6/11 1 hr CC
This program shows how the telescope has changed our understanding of our place in the universe. It takes viewers on a journey of global adventure dramatizing the innovations in technology and the achievements in science that have marked the rich history of the telescope. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/telescope/about.html

NOW - A Town Revitalized?
Expires 4/9/11 1/2 hr CC
Can one of America’s most unorthodox mayors revitalize a town on the verge of collapse? Braddock, PA, Mayor John Fetterman is taking very unconventional approaches to reinventing the town & re-inspiring its residents. The solution includes new youth and art programs to attract green industries. http://www.pbs.org/now/shows/615/index.html

NOW - Maximum Capacity
Expires 4/2/11 1/2 hr CC
NOW goes inside an Illinois prison with an innovative plan to keep the released inmates from coming back. The Sheridan Correctional Center is trying to redefine “tough on crime” by being the largest fully dedicated drug prison in the country. http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/lost-souls/film.html

Worse Than War
No Exp 2 hrs CC
This film is based on the book by Daniel Goldhagen which is the first documentary to focus on genocide offering viewers profound insights into its dimensions, patterns and causes and tragic role in politics and human affairs. The interviews take place in nine countries. http://www.pbs.org/wnet/worse-than-war/the-film/watch-worse-than-war/24/

American Experience - Victory in the Pacific
Expires 3/29/11 2 hrs CC
A powerful documentary that examines the final year of W.W.II including the rationale for using the atomic bomb, and featuring the recollections of both American and Japanese civilians and soldiers -- even a kamikaze pilot who survived his failed mission. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/pacificfilmmore/fd.html

At Close Range
Expires 10/30/11 1 hr CC
This film is the story of a remarkable, exceedingly funny and strangely modest internationally-acclaimed photographer,a person who adores his home state and wants nothing more than to save the world. Joel Sartore reminds us of wherewe fit in the cosmos and what we owe the next generation. http://www.pbs.org/atcloserange/

Frontline - The Quake
Expires 3/30/11 1 hr CC
On January 12, 2010, one of the most devastating earthquakes leveled the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince. This film bears witness to the scale of the disaster and takes viewers on a searing and intimate journey into the camps, hospitals and the broken neighborhoods of the capital. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/haiti/

Good Eats - A Chuck For Chuck
Expires 3/17/11 1/2 hr CC
Alton Brown goes from ordinary chuck to sublime with melt in your mouth flavor. Learn how to make the perfect pot roast without the pot.

Good Eats - Cubing Around
Expires 3/31/11 1/2 hr CC
Cube steak, mysterious meat stuff or misunderstood marvel? Alton Brown makes good use of the only meat capable of being “knitted” together in an attempt to bring country cooking home again. The menu may say “chicken-fried,” but this is definitely a steak, a steak whose history and hearsay is as interesting as the end results are tasty.

Good Eats - Curious Case of Curry
Expires 3/29/11 1/2 hr CC
Host Alton Brown attempts to set the record straight on the beloved English dish that made India famous.

Good Eats - Don’t Be Chicken Of Dumplings
Expires 3/22/11 1/2 hr CC
Host Alton Brown takes on the classic American soup that divides the country, and his family.

Good Eats - Fowl Territory
Expires 3/22/11 1/2 hr CC
Join Alton Brown as he shares his favorite weeknight meal. Cornish game hen, with an eye on food safety. From the grocery store to the leftovers, Alton Brown shows us how to shop, prep, cook and even grill while providing guidelines and tools for proper food handling and clean up. The reward? ... Good safe eats!

Good Eats - My Big Fat Greek Sandwich
Expires 3/30/11 1/2 hr CC
The gyro may just be the perfect sandwich. Too bad you can’t make one at home or can you? Join host Alton Brown as he tackles rotisseries, tzatziki sauce and a pile of broken plates.

Good Eats - Pantry Raid 6: Lentils
Expires 3/23/11 1/2 hr CC
Join host Alton Brown as he considers one of the oldest and most versatile players in the pantry, the lentil. Whether it’s soup, salad or baked goods, the lentil has more to offer than fiber, minerals, and a steak’s worth of protein, a basic nutrient that Alton Brown makes a thorough investigation of while the lentil cookies are cooling.

Good Eats - Sandwich-craft
Expires 3/22/11 1/2 hr CC
To some it’s a couple of pieces of bread with something shoved between. To others, a sandwich is a sublime balance of flavor and texture born as much of technique as ingredient. Alton Brown and his nephew Elton dose up a little Sandwich-craft.

Independent Lens - Eyes of Me
Expires 3/28/11 1 hr CC
This film captures the stories of four extraordinary teenagers at the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired. It offers fresh perspectives on growing up, fitting in, and preparing for adulthood. The portrait includes in school, off-campus and in their hometown activities. http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/eyes-of-me/film.html

NOVA - Cracking the Maya Code
Expires 3/23/11 1 hr CC
For centuries, scholars considered the code too complex to understand. Recently an ingenious series of breakthroughs finally cracked the code and unleashed insights into the Mayas’ turbulent past. Nova presents the inside story on how the code was broken and what Maya writings now reveal. http://www.pbs.org/nova/mayacode/

NOVA - Rat Attack
Expires 3/30/11 1 hr CC
Once every 48 years, the forests of bamboo go into exuberant flower in northeast India. This event is followed by a plague of black rats that spread destruction and famine in their wake. The attack of 2008 was filmed in Misoram, India. Ken Aplin, a rat biologist is up to his elbows in rats. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/rats/about.html

NOVA- First Flower
Expires 3/28/11 1 hr CC
This film probes the controversial discovery of Archaefructus, a Chinese fossil scientists believe is the earliest evidence of flower s. Botanists first determine if it is actually a flower. Clues are examined to prove its origin and age. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/flower/about.html

NOW – Gasland
Expires 3/26/11 1/2 hr CC
Will the boom in natural gas drilling contaminate America’s water supply? This is a Sundance award-winning film on the surprising consequences of natural gas drilling. It was inspired when the gas company came to the filmmaker’s home town bringing chronic illness, animal-killing toxic waste, disastrous explosions and regulatory missteps along with it. http://www.pbs.org/now/shows/613/index.html

Passport to Latin America - Buenos Aires, Argentina
Expires 3/23/11 1/2 hr CC
Samantha Brown gets her passport stamped in Buenos Aires, Argentina! Watch her learn the fancy footwork of the tango, order up the biggest steak in town and go shopping for a leather jacket bargain.

Passport to Latin America - Cusco, Peru
Expires 3/30/11 1/2 hr CC
Samantha Brown takes us on a visit to Cusco, Peru.

Passport to Latin America - Honduras
Expires 3/30/11 1/2 hr CC
Samantha Brown visits Honduras, in Central America, and checks out tunnels beneath a Mayan temple. She also hikes through a tropical rain forest and dances barefoot on the beach.

Passport to Latin America - Zihuatanejo and Ixtapa, Mexico
Expires 3/23/11 1/2 hr CC
Samantha Brown vacations on the Pacific coast of Mexico in the beachside towns of Zihuatanejo and Ixtapa.

Taking Control of Your Credit
Expires 3/29/11 1/2 hr CC
This financial literacy program is designed to teach young people about credit, how to use it wisely, and the dangers of misusing it, so they can be better prepared to operate in our credit-based society. It includes an online teacher’s guide. www.careprogram.us/taking-control-of-your-credit/

Unwrapped - Easter
Expires 3/28/11 1 hr CC
Marc Summers is checking out marshmallow bunnies and the laying of malted eggs. Find out the secrets behind dying Easter eggs both by hand and by machine. Plus, check out the making of a chocolate bunny and meet an artist specializing in Peeps.

American Masters - Zora Neale Hurston: Jump at the Sun
Expires 2/11/11 1 hr CC
Writer, cultural anthropologist, chronicler of folk roots and ethnic traditions, daughter of former slaves, Hurston was one of the most celebrated - and most controversial - figures of the Harlem Renaissance. http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/database/hurston_z.html

Design Squad - 309 & 310: Escape from Misery Island (parts 1 & 2)
Expires 3/11/11 1/2 hr each CC
In the final showdown, the teams test their sea legs by building sailboats to race across the open ocean. The captain of the winning team is awarded a $10,000 college scholarship from the Intel Foundation.

Faces of America - Know Thyself
Expires 3/3/11 1 hr CC
This episode takes up the search for the guests’ ancestries where the historical record leaves off and links their distinctive family histories to the broader history of the “family of man.” It offers a compelling and thought-provoking mediation on the importance of ancestry, the meaning of family in creating identity. http://www.pbs.org/wnet/facesofamerica/video/eposode-4-know-thyself/237/

Frontline - Suicide Tourist
Expires 3/2/11 1 hrs CC
This film is a portrait of Craig Ewert’s final days as the Chicago native pursues a physician-assisted suicide in Switzerland, where it’s legal for foreigners to come to end their lives. He debates the morality and confronts the reality of choosing.
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/suicidetourist/etc/synopsis.html

Good Eats - Ballad of Salty and Sweet
Expires 3/8/11 1/2 hr CC
Host Alton Brown examines ways to super-charge desserts with salt. Bacon praline anyone?

Good Eats - Beet It
Expires 3/9/11 1/2 hr CC
Long feared by baby boomers accustomed to being accosted by noxious red wedges, beets are good eats, or so says host Alton Brown who suggests one approach the ruby roots with an open mind and a good pair of gloves.

Good Eats - Bowl O’ Bayou
Expires 3/4/11 1/2 hr CC
Alton Brown breaks down the whole concept of Gumbo, clarifies the differences between Cajun and Creole and explains the importance of the roux in this classic dish. After numerous roux failures Alton comes up with a foolproof method for making a brick (dark) roux and the perfect gumbo.

Good Eats - Circle of Life
Expires 3/4/11 1/2 hr CC
Everyone loves donuts but nobody seems to make their own...until now. Join host Alton Brown as he delves into this country’s favorite pastry. Not only will you learn how to make your own you’ll find out how the donut really got its hole.

Good Eats - Mussel Bound
Expires 3/3/11 1/2 hr CC
Learn to win in this shell game. Alton Brown explains the simple pleasure of mussels.

Good Eats - Myth Smashers
Expires 3/2/11 1/2 hr CC
Sure, cooking is full of rules, sayings, and axioms but do they all hold water? Join host Alton Brown as he sears meat, washes mushrooms, oils the pasta water and tries to blow-up water.

Good Eats - Pretzel Logic
Expires 3/4/11 1/2 hr CC
The pretzel, once a delicious treat, has sadly been twisted into the edible equivalent of cardboard. Alton Brown recreates the traditional soft pretzel in all its crisp, chewy, golden brown glory.

Good Eats - Puff the Magic Mallow
Expires 3/1/11 1/2 hr CC
From their swampy origins to modern machine molds, host Alton Brown shares the sweet, sticky science behind homemade marshmallow.

Good Eats - The Big Chili
Expires 3/1/11 1/2 hr CC
Join host and cowpoke Gerald P. Hobbs (Alton Brown) and his sidekick Rusty as they rustle up a good, honest bowl of red. Along the way, they’ll ponder the chili mythology, grind up their own chili powder (that’s chili with an “i”) and do some serious work under pressure.

History Channel Classroom - Suffragette Movement
Expires 3/31/12 1 hr CC
This film is the story of the American women’s struggle for equality and independence. Includes the story of the flappers of the 1920s that created a new morality; the impact of the Depression and World War II on male and female relationships.

NOW - Food, Inc.
Expires 3/5/11 1/2 hr CC
This week NOW talks with Robert Kenner, director of “Food, Inc.,” which takes a hard look at the secretive and surprising journey food takes on the way from processing plants to our dinner tables. It discusses why contemporary food processing secrets are so closely guarded and how they impact our lives. http://www.pbs.org/now/shows/523/index.html

Paranatural - Mystery Lights
Expires 3/31/12 1 hr CC
For centuries, people around the world have witnessed a strange phenomenon - orbs of light hovering in the night sky. Some say the lights chased after them as they drove away in their cars and military pilots have reported spotting the lights on secret missions. National Geographic joins the team with a theory on the origin of these strange lights.

The People Speak (part two)
Expires 3/31/12 1 hr CC
This two part series presents a view of American history in motion, telling the stories of ordinary people who have defined democracy through their powerful words and actions. It emphasizes that democracy is not a spectator sport but a reflection of the efforts of citizens. http://www.history.com/content/people-speak

American Masters - Zora Neale Hurston
Expires 2/22/11 1 hr CC
Zora Neale Hurston traveled deep into the south with camera to pen in hand and recorded the black folk culture. She wrote books, plays and articles and fit into the white and black world with spirit. Shown is a “Jump at the Sun” in 1940 South Carolina. http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/episodes/zora-neale-hurston/introduction/93/


Design Squad - 306 Snow Problem? (part one)
Expires 2/25/11 1/2 hr CC
Come along for the ride as the DESIGN SQUADs build dry land dog sleds for Jamaican Dog Sled team members Damion Robb and Newton Marshall. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=231

Faces of America - 102 Becoming American
Expires 2/17/11 1 hr CC
This film explores the many journeys to becoming American that defined the “Century of Immigration” (1820-1924) and transformed the U.S. from a sleepy agrarian country into a booming industrial power. The story is different for each case. Available online at http://www.pbs.org/wnet/facesofamerica/video/episode-2-becoming-american/194/

Frontline - Obama’s War
Expires 2/10/11 1 hr CC
In this film you travel across Afghanistan and Pakistan to see firsthand how the president’s new strategy is taking shape. Can the U.S. stop the Taliban in Pakistan, where U.S. troops are not allowed and the government is weak? No quick fix will solve Pakistan problems. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/obamaswar/etc/synopsis.html

Frontline - The Warning
Expires 2/16/11 1 hr CC
In this episode FRONTLINE unearths the hidden history of the nation’s worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. At the center is Brooksley Born who speaks about her failed campaign to regulate the secretive, multitrillion-dollar derivatives market. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/warning/etc/synopsis.html

Good Eats - Coconut Cake Revival
Expires 2/16/11 1/2 hr CC
Is it possible to make a great cake with coconut from a can? Should you try? Host Alton Brown wants to know and he’s willing to crack open as many nuts as it takes to make a slice of paradise on a plate.

Good Eats - Field of Greens
Expires 2/25/11 1/2 hr CC
Was your childhood eating plagued with plate-loads of slimy, foul-smelling leaves? Host Alton Brown shows how to turn fiend to friend when he takes on dark leafy greens. Tune in and you might learn a thing or two about nutrition too.

Good Eats - My Pod
Expires 2/24/11 1/2 hr CC
The word “vanilla” has come to mean “bland, boring, commonplace”. Pretty strange when you consider that this rare pod grows on an orchid that can only be pollinated one day a year and contains more flavors and aroma compounds than you can shake a rolling pin at. Join host Alton Brown as he tries to put vanilla back on its pedestal.

Good Eats - Say Cheese
Expires 2/16/11 1/2 hr CC
Join host Alton Brown for a collection of short films about his favorite food: cheese. Learn about everything from pasteurization to pairing, lactose to graters. Learn how to make cheese into soup, crackers and a spread to end all spreads.

Good Eats - Shell Game IV (Scallops)
Expires 2/16/11 1/2 hr CC
Tales of a monster scallop send Alton Brown traveling to a small town in Maine to investigate. After meeting with the nervous locals, he sets sail with Captain Squint upon his house boat, the Okra where he’s forced to cook a whole lot of scallops dishes. The question is for whom?

Good Eats - Urban Preservation II: The Jerky
Expires 2/26/11 1/2 hr CC
Alton Brown takes a loving look at an ancient food for the new millennium; beef jerky; how to actually cook with it as an ingredient.

Good Eats - Wine Gone Bad
Expires 2/17/11 1/2 hr CC
Join host Alton Brown as he dives deep into the pantry to investigate the many facets of vinegar. Learn the secrets of this ancient elixir (including how to make it from scratch) and some darned clever ways to get it into your food.

Independent Lens – Mine
Expires 2/17/11 1/2 hr CC
This film follows volunteers that entered New Orleans to rescue stranded pets after Hurricane Katrina. They provided medical care to the injured, dehydrated and hungry animals. It raises the question of what constitutes pet ownership. http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/mine/film.html

MoneyTrack - 301 An Investing Inspiration Story
Expires 2/18/11 1/2 hr CC
Meet our star investor for season III. A true inspirational story inspires all of us to get started investing. If he/she can do it, so can I. http://moneytrack.org/2009/09/episode-301-an-investing-inspiration-story

MoneyTrack - 303 Navigating Retirement
Expires 2/25/11 1/2 hr CC
From the outside, Steve and Linda appear to have everything they need to live a comfortable retirement, but MoneyTrack explains that by understanding the basic principles of investing and diversification, you will be much less susceptible to being taken. http://moneytrack.org/2009/09/episode-303-navigating-retirement

NOW - Angry Voters
Expires 2 19/11 1/2 hr CC
From the raucous Tea Party rallies to the painful sacrifices families are making behind closed doors, voter angst and anger are sweeping the country like a storm. NOW examines the strong impact this groundswell has already had on electoral politics, and what we can expect in November. http://www.pbs.org/now/shows/608/index.html

NOW - Hunting Wolves, Saving Wolves
Expires 2/26/11 1/2 hr CC
Last year the Obama Administration removed federal protection of wolves in the Rockies that were protected by the Endangered Species Act. The move paved the way for controversial state-regulated wolf hunts. http://pbs.org/now/shows/609/

The People Speak (part one)
Expires 2/29/12 1 hr CC
This two part series presents a view of American history in motion, telling the stories of ordinary people who have defined democracy through their powerful words and actions. It emphasizes that democracy is not a spectator sport but a reflection of the efforts of citizens. http://www.history.com/content/people-speak

American Experience - The Bombing of Germany
Expires 2/8/11 1 hr CC
In 1939, Roosevelt appealed to warring nations to not bomb civilian populations. Just six years later Allied forces would bomb over Germany’s cities. This film examines the defining moments of the offensive that led the U.S. across a moral divide. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/bombing/introduction

American Experience - The Donner Party
Expires 2/8/11 1 1/2 hr CC
In 1846, at the peak of the westward movement, hundreds of wagon trains started west to a brighter future. This film chronicles the tale of the ill-fated emigrant group who set out for California and met disaster in the snows of the Sierra Nevada mountains. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/donner/introduction

Art of the Western World - 108 Into the Twentieth Century
No Exp 1 hr CC
Part I: With modernity came new energy and forms in Viennese building and painting. Paris saw Fauves, and Picasso’s Cubism. Kandinsky and others experimented with color abstraction. Part II: Modernism includes: Le Corbusier, Wright, Dali, Magritte, and Miro. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog_detail.cfm?showID=252

Design Squad - 305 Shooting for the Sun
Expires 2/1/11 1/2 hr CC
It comes down to the buzzer when WNBA players Lindsay Whalen and Tamika Raymond challenge the DESIGN SQUADs to build T-shirt shooters and that reach their arena’s upper deck. The winning T-shirt shooter is announced live at the Connecticut Sun home game. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=231

Faces of America - 101 Our American Stories
Expires 2/10/11 1 hr CC
Explore the dynamic and shifting relationship America had with her new immigrants in the 20th century. At best it was a place of refuge and salvation. At worst it would imprison two generations of Japanese Americans. Its optimism shaped chance for success. Online at http://www.pbs.org/wnet/facesofamerica/video/episode-1-our-american-stories/190/

Frontline - Digital Nation: Life on the Virtual Frontier
Expires 2/2/11 1 1/2 hrs CC
This film is an in-depth exploration of what it means to be human in the 21st century digital world. The implications of living in a world consumed by technology and the impact that this constant connectivity may have on future generations is discussed. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/digitalnation/etc/synopsis.html

Frontline - Flying Cheap
Expires 2/9/11 1 hr CC
Frontline talked with many regional pilots, including several former Colgan pilots. They tell of the pressures to meet contractual responsibilities and avoid delays or canceled flights in spite of sickness, fatigue or broken plane parts. **http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/flyingcheap/etc/synopsis.html**

Frontline - Old Man and the Storm
Expires 2/3/11 1 hr CC
This film is a journey of eighteen months with the Gettridge family of New Orleans as they endure devastation, political turmoil and a painstakingly slow bureaucratic process to rebuild their homes and their lives. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/katrina/etc/synopsis.html

Globe Trekker - Spanish Islands
Expires 2/15/11 1 hr CC
Alex Riley takes in the Baleraics off the coast of Spain and the Canary Islands near Africa. On the island of Tenerife see the Tiede Volcano. The island of Fuerteventura is famous for kite surfers. See the fascinating culture of these two groups of islands. http://www.pilotguides.com/tv_shows/globe_trekker/shows/europe/spanish_islands.php

Globe Trekker - Western Canada
Expires 2/8/11 1 hr CC
Zay Harding visits the west of Canada, an area bigger than the entire area of the European Union, encapsulating the provinces of Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia and the Yukon. West Edmonton Mall, the world’s largest is as big as NY’s Central Park. **http://www.pilotguides.com/tv_shows/globe_trekker/shows/north_america/western_canada**

Good Eats - Art of Darkness
Expires 2/9/11 1/2 hr CC
Alton Brown delves into the dark world of chocolate, picks a pod, roasts some beans, questions mysterious guests, visits his shrink, and makes a mousse and hits upon the ultimate chocolate recipe.

Good Eats - Art of Darkness II: Cocoa
Expires 2/8/11 1/2 hr CC
Alton gets the dirt on Dutch processing and the dead Dutch guy who invented it, choose a few powders then apply them to hot chocolate, brownies, sorbet and homemade chocolate syrup.

Good Eats - Art of Darkness III
Expires 2/8/11 1/2 hr CC
What could possibly be more chocolaty than chocolate? Join host Alton Brown for his third journey into the world of chocolate. . . a journey that leads from a simple frosting to the heart of truffles and eventually to home made fudgesicles.

Good Eats - Chile’s Angels
Expires 2/11/11 1/2 hr CC
Alton investigates the fruity heat of chilies and that ubiquitous condiment salsa. Ponder the human tongue, the power of capsaicin, and learn to tame the burn of the only food registered as a weapon by the FDA.

Good Eats - Coconut Cake Revival
Expires 2/10/11 1/2 hr CC
Is it possible to make a great cake with coconut from a can? Should you try? Host Alton Brown wants to know and he’s willing to crack open as many nuts as it takes to make a slice of paradise on a plate.

Good Eats - Raising the Bar Again
Expires 2/5/11 1/2 hr CC
Join Alton Brown as he deconstructs the Margarita and Bloody Mary and reconstructs them with a classic formula Good Eats style.

Good Eats - Shell Game IV (Scallops)
Expires 2/10/11 1/2 hr CC
Tales of a monster scallop send Alton Brown traveling to a small town in Maine to investigate. After meeting with the nervous locals, he sets sail with Captain Squint upon his house boat, the Okra where he’s forced to cook a whole lot of scallops dishes. The question is for whom?

Good Eats - Sub Standards
Expires 2/10/11 1/2 hr CC
Whether filling in for your French teacher or your favorite spice, substitutes can be every bit as successful as the original. Join host Alton Brown and a handful of substitute chefs as they take on a few good recipes with one ingredient tied behind their backs.

Good Eats - Tortillas Again
Expires 2/5/11 1/2 hr CC
Alton Brown finds himself in a fix when a local cooking club pickets his house protesting because he doesn’t use enough leftovers. Luckily the Mother of Culinary Invention appears to illuminate the way to redemption. The target food is tortillas. A little experimentation later and the kitchen is full of lasagna, masa-tots and a serious platter of nachos.

Independent Lens - Herskovits: At the Heart of Blackness
Expires 2/7/11 1 hr CC
Melville Herskovits is a Jewish-American anthropologist of Slovak extraction who broke new ground in the definition and analysis of African-American culture. This film is an invitation to deeper civil discussion about who has the right to define someone else’s identity. **http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/herskovits/film.html**

Independent Lens - P-Star Rising
Expires 2/14/11 1 1/2 hr CC
This film is both the tale of a hapless single father trying to recapture his dashed dreams and the rise of a young rap prodigy. The instant fame and fortune gets them off the street and into a new world. **http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/p-star-rising/film.html**

Inside the Living Cell - 101 The Cell--Unit of Life
No Exp 15 min CC
This program shows the kinds of cells and emphasizes the fact that all cells have a common organization and how all cells carry out similar biochemical processes. **http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=191**

Inside the Living Cell - 102 The Outer Envelope
No Exp 15 min CC
Here students become acquainted with the properties of the plasma membrane, how it governs the kinds of molecules that go in and out of cells, how cells feed by engulfing (phagocytosis) and drink in fluids by pinocytosis. **http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=191**

Inside the Living Cell - 103 How Cells Obtain Energy
No Exp 14 min CC
This program illustrates the mechanisms of photosynthesis and cellular respiration. It introduces ATP, the universal carrier molecules that supply energy hungry reactions, and shows the structure and function of Chloroplasts and Mitochondria, energy transforming organelles. **http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=191**

Inside the Living Cell - 104 How Cells Are Controlled
No Exp 15 min CC
Illustrations show how genetic instructions carried on DNA are transcribed into RNA, leading to the production of specific enzymes that control the thousands of biochemical processes going on in living cells. **http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=191**

Inside the Living Cell - 105 How Cells Reproduce
No Exp 15 min CC
This program shows how DNA replicates, how copy errors occur and are fixed by repair enzymes, and how DNA is compressed into chromosomes making possible mitosis and cell division. **http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=191**

MoneyTrack - 302 How Wall Street Has Changed
Expires 2/11/12 1/2 hr CC
The recent dramatic downturn across all economic sectors has changed the way Americans deal with money. MoneyTrack shows you how to weather the storm and how to thrive in the race of recession.

National Gallery of Art Collection - 142 Art + Science = Conservation
No Exp 1 hr CC
This film introduces the concepts of art and science in museum conservation. It takes viewers to a lab and discusses issues related to art objects. Discussion is focused on the effects of light on works of paper, environmental conditions on outdoor sculpture, and the use of varnish on oil painting. **http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?showid=64**

NOVA - Ghosts of Machu Picchu
Expires 2/2/11 1 hr CC
The ancient Inca wonder of Machu Picchu was a royal estate for Pachacuti, who was largely responsible for building the Inca Empire in the 15th century. When you look at it, complete with temples and the solar observatories, you realize that it is well designed and an engineering marvel. **http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/machupicchu/wright/html**

NOW - Democrats and the New Politics of Abortion
Expires 2/5/11 1/2 hr CC
Now that the Democratic Party has the legislative upper hand, are they willing to negotiate away reproductive rights for other political gains? Are abortion rights now in jeopardy at the very hands of the party that has historically protected them? Have they traded principles for power? **http://www.pbs.org/now/shows/606/index.html**

Passport to Latin America - Mexico City, Mexico
Expires 2/2/12 1/2 hr CC
In Mexico City, Mexico, Samantha Brown goes ringside for the action of Lucha Libre and joins the locals for a traditional Sunday cruise.

49th Star: Creating Alaska
Expires 1/19/11 1 hr CC
This documentary looks at Alaska’s 1955-56 Constitutional Convention and examines the issues that drove the state’s journey to statehood. Included: archival footage from the meeting in Fairbanks and comments from historians, delegates and citizens. http://www.uaf.edu/kuac/49thstar/

American Experience - The Lobotomist
Expires 1/19/11 1 hr CC
This is a gripping and tragic story of an ambitious doctor, Walter Freeman, the desperate families who sought help and the medical establishment that embraced him. It offers an unprecedented look at one of the darkest chapters in psychiatric history. Available online at http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/lobotomist/program

American Experience - Wyatt Earp
Expires 1/25/11 1 hr CC
Celebrated as a man who took control of his own destiny, Wyatt Earp came to epitomize the town-taming marshal responsible for bringing the forces of law, order and civilization to the Wild West. Available online at http://www.iptv.org/series.cfm/20673/wyatt_earp_experience/ep:2202

Benjamin Latrobe: America’s First Architect
Expires 1/18/11 1 hr CC
Latrobe set the style for the new nation and created important buildings, including the United States Capitol.

Cezanne in the Provence
Expires 1/30/11 1 hr CC
This high definition television documentary explores the deep connection between post-impressionist Paul Cezanne and his native Provence. He is credited by many as the father of modern art. His work illuminates a region and its history which fostered the painter’s genius. http://www.pbs.org/cezanne/

Design Squad - 303 Water Rescue Part 1
Expires 1/21/11 1/2 hr CC
The DESIGN SQUADs build remote-controlled, aquatic pet rescue vehicles for the New Orleans Fire Department. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=231

Frontline - Close to Home
Expires 1/20/11 1 hr CC
As the U.S. unemployment rate hits a new high and the Dow hits a 6 year low, FRONTLINE chronicles the recession’s impact on one unlikely American neighborhood - New York’s Upper East Side. The cameras are set up in a hair salon that has diverse clientele. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/closetohome/etc/synopsis.html

Frontline - The Card Game
Expires 1/26/11 1 hr CC
As credit card companies face rising public anger, new regulations from Washington and staggering new rates of default and bankruptcy, Frontline investigates the future of the massive consumer loan industry and its impact on a fragile national economy. http://www.pbs.org/frontline/creditcards/etc/synopsis.html

Globe Trekker - South Korea
Expires 1/20/11 1 hr CC
The journey starts in the capital, Seoul. Visit the Kyongdong market; watch Tae-Kwon-Do; visit Wiljeongsa temple in Jinbu. Then on to Hahoe; Busan for the Chagalch’l Fish market; and Cheju Island where the Haenyo live. http://www.pilotguides.com/tv_shows/globe_trekker/shows/asia/south_korea.php

Good Eats - American Classic V: A Pound of Cake
Expires 1/19/11 1/2 hr CC
The pound cake may have been born in Britain but host Alton Brown considers it to be an American classic. Join him as he explores the history and preparation of this delicious treat.

Good Eats - Celeryman
Expires 1/20/11 1/2 hr CC
Celery is not just for peanut butter anymore as host Alton Brown explores the only common plant that can be used as a vegetable, a starch, an herb and a spice.

Good Eats - Pantry Raid X: Dark Side of the Cane
Expires 1/18/11 1/2 hr CC
Long before refined sugar, molasses was the sweetener of choice. Join host Alton Brown as he digs deep in the pantry to resurrect this historic and versatile syrup.

Independent Lens - Hip Hop: Beyond Beats & Rhymes
Expires 1/31/11 1 hr CC
This film is a riveting documentary that tackles issues of masculinity, sexism, violence and homophobia in today’s hip-hop culture. It provides thoughtful insight from intelligent, divergent voices including rap artists, industry executives, rap fans and social critics. http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/hiphop/film.htm

Moneytrack - 313 The Real Truth About Real Estate
Expires 1/21/12 1/2 hr CC
Despite the widespread number of home foreclosures across the country, people are starting to wade back into the real estate waters. This program explains the basics of real-estate investing and what to expect if you want to buy a home now. http://moneytrack.org/2009/07/episode-313-the-real-truth-about-real-estate/

MoneyTrack - 314 Couples and Money Makeover
Expires 1/28/12 1/2 hr CC
The old adage rings true . . . two heads are better than one. This program shows one couple how working together and talking openly about money is the first step in achieving their dreams.

National Gallery of Art Collection - 125 Winslow Homer; The Nature of the Artist
No Exp 29 min CC
This program covers Homer’s art from his early illustrations of the Civil War, his picturesque scenes in the country and at the shore, to the powerful images of nature that characterized his later work. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?showid=64

NOVA - Riddle of the Sphinx
Expires 1/19/11 1 hr CC
NOVA’s team carries out eye-opening experiments that reveal the techniques and incredible labor that was invested in the carving of this gigantic sculpture. The team also unearths new discoveries about the people who built the Sphinx and why. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/sphinx/about.html

Telling the Truth: The Best Broadcast Journalism 501
No Exp 1 hr CC
Go behind the scenes with this year’s best reporters as they uncover injustice and outsmart spin.


American Experience - Berlin Airlift
Expires 1/5/11 1 hr CC
One of the first skirmishes of the Cold War, the 1948-49 Soviet blockade of rail and road traffic to and from West Berlin, is recalled. The U. S. and its allies responded with an airlift of food and supplies to residents. There is a teachers guide online. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/airlift/

Emotional Life - 101 Family, Friends & Lovers
Expires 1/4/11 2 hrs CC
What activities in our brain lay the foundation for our everyday interactions? Can they help us to understand why some relationships flourish and others fail? This episode looks at the importance of relationships and why they are central to our emotional well-being. Watch video series at http://www.pbs.org/thisemotionallife/

Emotional Life - 102 Facing Our Fears
Expires 1/5/11 2 hrs CC
Why do we have negative emotions and how can we best manage them? In the second episode we look at emotions that are commonly regarded as obstacles to happiness. They include anger, fear, anxiety and despair. http://www.pbs.org/thisemotionallife/

Emotional Life - 103 Rethinking Happiness
Expires 1/6/11 2 hrs CC
What is happiness, why is it important and how can we attain more of it? This last episode explores happiness. It is critical to our well-being and yet it remains such an elusive goal for many of us. http://www.pbs.org/thisemotionallife/

Globe Trekker - Ice Trekking the Alps
Expires 1/6/11 1 hr CC
The Alps are explored via a ski tour of the Haute Route from Chamonix to Zermatt. Included: Mont Blanc; the Matterhorn; a cemetery that’s the final home for thousands of climbers who died in the Alps and the region’s cuisine.

Good Eats - American Classic: Creole in a Bowl
Expires 1/11/11 1/2 hr CC
Join host Alton Brown as he explores the many historical and cultural influences that give us a New Orleans classic, Beans and Rice.

Good Eats - Gills Gone Wild
Expires 1/15/11 1/2 hr CC
Wild salmon can be a shock to the budget but host Alton Brown proves that it is worth every penny if properly prepared.

Good Eats - Live and Let Diet
Expires 1/4/11 1/2 hr CC
Host Alton Brown explains how eating from the four basic food groups helped him lose 50 pounds without going on a diet.

Good Eats - Orange Aid
Expires 1/13/11 1/2 hr CC
Oranges aren’t just for juice any more as host Alton Brown explores their symphony of flavors to create a classic drink, a tasty topping and a creamy cold dessert.

Good Eats - Peanut Gallery
Expires 1/4/11 1/2 hr CC
A little ghostly inspiration is all Alton Brown needs to turn a handful of peanuts into some seriously good eats.

Money Track - 311 Are the Rich Really Different?
Expires 1/7/12 1/2 hr CC
What do the super-wealthy do with their money? Are they better investors than the rest of us? We explore whether the financial advice they pay so much for is better than what average investors can find and how we can beat those “exclusive” hedge funds at their own game. http://moneytrack.org/2009/07/episode-311-are-the-rich-really-different/

NOVA - Building Pharaoh’s Ship
Expires 1/12/11 1 hr CC
NOVA follows a team of archeologists and boat builders as they reconstruct the mighty vessel depicted in the wall carvings of an ancient Egyptian temple. It is launched on the Red Sea for a unique voyage of discovery. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/pharaoh/about.html

NOVA - Killer Subs in Pearl Harbor
Expires 1/5/11 1 hr CC
NOVA dives beneath the waters of Pearl Harbor to trace provocative new clues to the sinking of the USS Arizona. The discovery of a group of Japanese midget subs in and around the area has raised questions about the battleship’s final hours. The wreckage is investigated for answers. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/killersubs/about/html

NOW - Saving American Journalism
Expires 1/15/11 1/2 hr CC
Is good journalism going extinct? David Brancaccio talks to professor Bob McChesney and journalist John Nichols about the perils of a shrinking news media landscape, and their bold proposal to save journalism with government subsidies. http://www.pbs.org/now/shows/603/index.html

NOW - Soap Opera for Social Change
Expires 1/1/11 1/2 hr CC
NOW travels to Kenya where a television show, “The Team”, portrays soccer players from different tribes working together to overcome historic rivalries and form a common bond. The hope is that commonalities portrayed in fiction can inspire harmony in the real world. http://www.pbs.org/now/show/601/index.html

P.O.V. - Patti Smith: Dream of Life
Expires 1/10/11 2 hrs CC
This is an intimate portrait of the legendary rocker, poet and artist. It follows her personal reflections over a decade and explores her many art forms and the friends and poets who inspired her. It shows her unique place in American culture. It is a winner of the 2008 Sundance Film Award. http://www.pbs.org/pov/pattismith/

Augustus Saint-Gaudens: Master of American Sculpture
Expires 12/27/10 2 hrs CC
The story of a man considered to be America’s premier sculptor of the 19th and early 20th centuries.


Girl’s Life
Expires 12/30/10 1 hr CC
This program explores what it means to be a girl in America today, based on Rachel Simmons’ book “Odd Girl Out.”


Good Eats - Stew Romance
Expires 12/28/10 1/2 hr CC I
f great stew, like great music is a commingling of ingredients to create culinary harmony, why do so many stews taste less like beautiful music and more like a murky dirge? http://www.foodnetwork/show_ea/episode/0,1976,FOOD_9956_54829,00.html


Good Eats - Tender is the Loin I
Expires 12/28/10 1/2 hr CC
Beef tenderloin is one of the most luxurious cuts of critter known to man, expensive too. Alton investigates where this costly cut comes from, how to buy it and what to do to get your money’s worth out of it.


Good Eats - Tender is the Loin II
Expires 12/28/10 1/2 hr CC
Alton completes his strategy of getting your money’s worth from the luxurious cut of meat known as beef tenderloin. We learn the legends and preparations of Carpaccio, Philly Cheese steak and the perfect Chateaubriand.


Good Eats - The Cookie Clause
Expires 12/16/10 1/2 hr CC
Santa Claus is coming to town, and unless Alton Brown can bake the perfect holiday cookie he’s going to find himself on the wrong end of the big guy’s list. Join Alton Brown for an evening of cookie baking basics, frosting food science, and maybe a little reindeer wrangling.


Independent Lens - Helvetica
Expires 12/27/10 1 hr CC
Helvetica explores the tension between the adherence to established principles of design and the desire to express individual thought and taste. It acknowledges the belief that art is subjective, revealing that print is far more than merely letters forming words. http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/helvetica/film.html






MoneyTrack - 308 From Wall Street To Your Street
Expires 12/17/11 1/2 hr CC
In this episode, the real Joe the Plumber, Joseph Giannone, explains how events on Wall Street have affected him and other Main Street workers. You’ll see how banks’ bad moves affect credit limits, interest rates and loans, making it harder for small businesses to survive. http://moneytrack.org/2009/08/episode-308-moneytrack-on-main-street/


NOVA - What Darwin Never Knew
Expires 12/31/10 1 hr CC
This program offers answers to riddles that Darwin couldn’t explain. Breakthroughs in a brand-new science (nicknamed “evo devo”) are linking the enigmas of evolution to another of nature’s great mysteries, the development of the embryo. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/beta/evolution/darwin-never-knew.html


NOW - Africa: House Calls and Health Care
Expires 12/18/10 1/2 hr CC
NOW travels to the village of Rwinkwavu to meet the Rwandan doctors, nurses and villagers who are teaming up with Boston-based Partners in Health and the Rwandan government to deliver medicine and medical counseling door-to-door. http://www.pbs.org/now/shows/537/index.html

Anatomy of a Pandemic
No Exp 1 hr CC
What is known about the current H1N1 influenza outbreak? How is the government preparing for the next big threat? Explore the science and policy of this year's swine flu from the federal vaccination headquarters to the big city hospital emergency rooms.
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/pandemic/

Frontline - Madoff Affair
Expires 12/8/10 1 hr CC
On Dec. 11, 2008, Bernard L. Madoff confessed that his vaunted investment business was all “one big lie,” a Ponzi scheme colossal in volume and scope that cost investors $65 billion. Overnight, Madoff became the new poster child for Wall Street gall, greed and corruption. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/madoff/etc/synopsis.html

Gearing Up
Expires 12/14/10 1 hr CC
This documentary chronicles the excitement leading up to the 2008 First Robotics National Competition. The teams received identical robot kits with no instructions and have six weeks to build a robot capable of performing specific tasks. Four teams are followed. http://www.gearingupproject.org/

Good Eats - Cran Opening
Expires 12/7/10 1/2 hr CC
Host Alton Brown takes us from the bog to the bar as he explores the many uses of that all-American super fruit, the cranberry.

Good Eats - Major Pepper
Expires 12/11/10 1/2 hr CC
If salt is a culinary superhero, does that make pepper its sidekick? After all, most history books place pepper front and center in discussions of commerce, exploration, culture and cuisine. Alton Brown takes a closer look at the king of spices, goes in search of the perfect peppermill and examines the peculiar properties of pepper’s essential oils.

Good Eats - Puddin’ Head Blues
Expires 12/2/10 1/2 hr CC
In an effort to pay off the IRS, host Alton Brown decides to enter a pudding recipe contest being held by the TV pudding queen: Auntie Pudding. Tapioca, rice and a tasty instant chocolate pudding are in the offering.

Good Eats - The Cookie Clause
Expires 12/7/10 1/2 hr CC
Santa Claus is coming to town, and unless Alton Brown can bake the perfect holiday cookie he’s going to find himself on the wrong end of the big guy’s list. Join Alton Brown for an evening of cookie baking basics, frosting food science, and maybe a little reindeer wrangling.

Good Eats - Twas’ the Night Before Good Eats
Expires 12/5/10 1/2 hr CC
A dark holiday night finds Alton Brown visited by a series of culinary spirits, which drive him to prepare long lost yuletide classics.

Moneytrack - 307 Join the Investment Club
Expires 12/10/11 1/2 hr CC
This episode focuses on investment clubs, and how members should make informed group decision instead of simply following the herd. There are right ways and wrong ways of investing with other people. http://www.iptv.org/series.cfm/12610/moneytrack/ep:307

Nova - Volcano Above the Clouds
Expires 12/8/10 1 hr CC
In 1980 Mount St. Helens in Washington State suffered a catastrophic landslide that released seething volcanic gases and rock fragments that destroyed hundreds of square miles of forest. Could this happen to Kilimanjaro, Africa’s tallest mountain? It’s glaciers are shrinking. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/kilimanjaro/about.html

Window to the Sea
Expires 12/8/10 1 hr CC
This stunning high-definition special reveals how four leading facilities: Shedd Aquarium, Chicago; Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey; New England Aquarium, Boston and Waikiki Aquarium, Honolulu are fascinating gateways to the science, natural history and adventure of the undersea world. http://www.wned.org/productions/wtts/program.asp


America Before Columbus
This National Geographic special shows that when Columbus stepped ashore in 1492, millions of people were already living there. America wasn’t exactly a “New World,” but a very old one whose inhabitants had built a vast infrastructure of cities, orchards, canals and causeways.

Art in the Twenty-First Century: Systems & Contemporary Art
Expires 11/29/10 1 hr CC
What new grammars and logics do artists invent in today’s supercharged information-based society? Why do we find comfort in some systems while rebelling against others? It includes artists: Julie Mehretu, John Baldessari, Kimsooja and Allan McCollum. http://www.pbs.org/art21/series/seasonfive/systems.php

Dr. Oz - Beating the Bed Bug Epidemic
Expires 1/4/10 1 hr CC
After six decades of living largely bed bug free, the United States is facing a national infestation. The incidence has risen 500% in the last few years alone, and they’re not just dirty hotels. Learn what you need to know to truly sleep tight at night.

Dr. Oz - Mixing Medicines is Risky Business
Expires 1/9/10 1 hr CC
Adverse drug reactions are responsible for millions of emergency room visits. All medicines have some degree of risk, especially when taken with other medicines. So how will you know a safe combo from a worrisome one? There are a few bad combinations.

Dr. Oz - Peace of Mind or Power of Me
Expires 1/7/10 1 hr CC
When it comes to your health and screening tests, do you subscribe to “peace of mind,” or “power of me”? The peace crowd doesn’t mind trading the risk of a false positive for the benefit of early detection. The power people believe in prevention and may defer screening until they are in a higher risk group.

Dr. Oz - Toxic Travel
Expires 1/8/10 1 hr CC
Dr. Oz makes us aware of the health dangers that face us this holiday season. He shows us how to avoid being exposed to the virus pandemic when using public transportation to travel.

Dr. Oz Exclusive: America’s First Male Face Transplant
Expires 1/3/10 1 hr CC
Dr. Oz takes us inside the science and emotion behind the nation’s first male face transplant. For the recipient, Jim Maki, he will meet the woman who donated her husband’s face.

Frontline - Death in Tehran
Expires 11/17/10 1 hr CC
Neda Soltani became a symbol when her death was filmed on a camera-phone during the Iran protests. This episode revisits the events of last summer, shedding new light on Neda’s life and death and the movement she helped inspire. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/tehranbureau/deathintehran/etc/synopsis.html

Frontline - The Card Game
Expires 11/24/10 1 hr CC
As credit card companies face rising public anger, new regulation from Washington and staggering new rates of default and bankruptcy, Frontline investigates the future of the massive consumer loan industry and its impact on a fragile national economy. http://www.pbs.org/frontline/creditcards/etc/synopsis.html

Globe Trekker Special - The Transatlantic Slave Trade
Expires 11/16/10 1 hr CC
This special takes us through Africa, Europe, the Caribbean and North and South America discovering the terrible truth about this shameful episode in history which saw 12 million slaves taken out of Africa, and 2 million killed. http://www.pilotguides.comtv_shows/globe_trekker/shows/specials/slave-trade.php

Good Eats - Bean Stalker
Expires 11/24/10 1/2 hr CC
Join Food Network’s intrepid host, Alton Brown, as he reinvents the classic bean casserole just in time to save the holidays.

Good Eats - Cobbled Together
Expires 11/16/10 1/2 hr CC
After years of applying, Alton Brown is finally getting a shot to join the prestigious Institute for the Preservation of Culinary Heritage and Authenticity. All he has to do to get in is prepare a dessert for a special dinner.

Good Eats - Do the Rice Thing
Expires 11/30/10 1/2 hr CC
To most Americans rice means long grain, white grains. But we’re missing out on the marvels of short, medium and brown grains. Join host Alton Brown as he stirs up a risotto, makes a rice salad and delves deep into a mixed bag of starch.

Good Eats - I Pie
Expires 11/24/10 1/2 hr CC
Alton Brown goes undercover for an in depth look at lemon meringue pie.

Good Eats - Potato, My Sweet
Expires 11/23/10 1/2 hr CC
Long typecast as a character actor on the culinary stage, this long suffering root is finally ready for a star role, and it’s not in Silence of the Yams.

Good Eats - Proof Is In The Pudding
Expires 11/23/10 1/2 hr CC
Host Alton Brown breaks into the liquor cabinet, not to concoct a drink but to examine the uses of alcohol in food preparation.

Good Eats - Remains of the Bird
Expires 11/24/10 1 hr CC
How long after Thanksgiving can you live on leftovers? Food expert, Alton Brown shows all the leftover possibilities.

Good Eats - Stuff It
Expires 11/18/10 1/2 hr CC
Alton Brown has gone on record as saying the stuff is evil and yet, hundreds of protest letters have him rethinking his position. Can a stuffing be designed that’s good for dinner and bird alike? Maybe? If a proper model can be found.

Independent Lens - No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo & Vilmos
Expires 11/22/10 1 1/2 hrs CC
This is an ode to those two great Hungarian cinematographers and their remarkable friendship, which survived wars, spanned continents and endured the capriciousness of Hollywood during the Me Decade and beyond. They met in film school in Budapest in 1956. http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/no-subtitles-necessary/film.html

Independent Lens - Objectfied
Expires 11/29/10 1 hr CC
This is the second installment by Gary Huswit in his trilogy on design (Helvetica was the 1st) This film encourages us to stop and notice our surroundings and to think critically about creativity and consumption. Who makes all these objects and why do they look and feel the way they do? http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/objectfied/film.html

Let Freedom Ring (parts one & two)
Expires 11/17/10 1 hr each CC
This two part series includes World War II veterans as they tour battle sites in Europe. They meet with civilians and resistance fighters. They engage in a question and answer session with Belgian school children.

Mars: Making the New Earth
Expires 1/3/10 1 hr CC
The notion of bringing Mars to life - transforming a cold, dry, uninhabitable desert into a living planet is a long shot. It is called terraforming, and has been around for almost a century. It started as a science fiction concept and has become a serious scientific investigation. They use photorealistic CGI visualizations to bring it to life.

Modern Marvels - James Bond Gadgets
Expires 1/7/10 1 hr CC
His movies are legend and his toys are the best in the world. Whether James Bond is foiling villains in space-age flying machines or eavesdropping on his enemies with ultra-sophisticated spy gear, 007 is always guaranteed to have the most outrageous and wonderfully creative gadgets ever.

Nature - The Wolf That Changed America
Expires 11/18/10 1 hr CC
In 1893, a bounty hunter named Ernest Thompson Seton journeyed to the untamed canyons of New Mexico on a mission to kill a dangerous outlaw, Lobo, the wolf. The battle of wits between man and Lobo would have a lasting effect on the wilderness preservation movement. http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/the-wolf-that-changed-america/introduction/4260/

NOVA - Becoming Human: (3) Last Human Standing
Expires 11/17/10 1 hr CC
NOVA examines the fate of the Neanderthals. Did modern humans interbreed with Neanderthals or exterminate them? This program explores crucial evidence from the recent decoding of the Neanderthal genome. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/beta/evolution/becoming-human-part-3.html

NOVA - What Are Dreams?
Expires 11/24/10 1 hr CC
What are dreams and why do we have them? NOVA joins leading dream researchers as they embark on a variety of neurological and psychological experiments to investigate the world of sleep and dreams. What’s the purpose of this mysterious realm we escape to? http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/dreams/about.html

NOW - Climate Crisis
Expires 11/27/10 1/2 hr CC
The Maldives, a nation of roughly 1200 low-lying islands in the Indian Ocean, could be underwater by the end of this century if feared climate change causes ocean levels to rise. NOW talks with President Nasheed about the climate crisis and why he compares it to genocide. http://www.pbs.org/now/shows/548/index.html

NOW - Who’s Helping Our Wounded Vets?
Expires 11/20/10 1/2 hr CC
We visit families caring for wounded vets who have suffered traumatic brain injuries, many of which require round-the-clock attention. The Pentagon estimates that as many as one in five American soldiers are coming home from the war zone with traumatic brain injuries. http://www.pbs.org/now/blog/2009/11/whos_helping_our_wounded_vets_1.html

Numb3rs - Old Soldiers
Expires 6/15/10 1 hr CC
When the team foils a robbery of an armored car full of Federal Reserve money and recover bills that trace back to the infamous D.B. Cooper heist, they call on help from retired agent Roger Bloom. http://numb3rs.wolfram.com/610/

Planet Earth - Forests
Expires 12/31/09 1 hr CC
These are the seasonal forests and this is a story of plant survival. They cover vast tracts of the temperate regions that remain largely unexplored.

American Experience - The Civilian Conservation Corps
Expires 11/2/10 1 hr CC
In March, 1933 President Roosevelt proposed the Civilian Conservation Corps to provide jobs in natural resource conservation. It put more than 3 million young men to work in our parks planting trees, building flood barriers, fighting fires and maintaining roads and trails. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/ccc/introduction

Anatomy of the Orchestra with the Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
Maestro Robert McConnell of the Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra explores how the individual instruments and sections of an orchestra blend together to present symphonic music.

Art in the 21st Century - 502 Transformation
Expires 11/3/10 1 hr CC
Costumes and masks, makeup and style, dolls and mannequins, stage and cinema - what strategies do we use to refashion identity? Do we seek out excess and extreme in order to see ourselves more clearly? This video explores these questions. http://www.pbs.org/art21/seriesseasonfive/transformation.php

Art in the 21st Century - Fantasy
Expires 11/10/10 1 hr CC
This episode presents artists whose works defy convention and transport us to unreal worlds and altered states of consciousness. With works at times hallucinatory, irreverent and sublime, each of these artists pursues a vision first held in the mind’s eye. http://www.pbs.org/art21/series/seasonfive/fantasy.php

Biz Kid$ - 212 Hidden Careers
Expires 11/2/13 1/2 hr CC
“Behind the scenes” careers in sports, music, entertainment, art and even aviation are showcased. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=251

Biz Kid$ - 213 Learning From Failure
Expires 11/3/13 1/2 hr CC
Learn how mistakes can make you stronger by looking at the work of Albert Einstein and Steve Jobs. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=251

Globe Trekker Special - WWII
Expires 11/9/10 1 hr CC
Viewers go on a journey to the key locations of WWII. It begins in Compiegne, France; to Vienna; then to Nuremberg, Germany; to Dunkirk, France; the evacuation site at Henley-on-Thames in England. It continues on the island of Crete; to Merath, Tunisia; to Anzio, Italy; and the Normandy beaches in France; ending in Nuremberg, Germany. http://www.pilotguides.com/tv_shows/globe_trekker/shows/specials/world-war2.php

Good Eats - Alton Crown Affair
Expires 11/2/10 1/2 hr CC
Host Alton Brown proves that Crown Roast of Lamb can be a dish to shock and awe without needlessly intimidating any cook who attempts to prepare it.

Good Eats - Berry from Another Planet (Eggplant)
Expires 11/2/10 1/2 hr CC
The aliens among us are delicious? Really! Learn to shop for and store different varieties of eggplant, evaluate bread crumbs and celebrate the vegetable peeler.

Good Eats - Cheesecake
Expires 11/4/10 1/2 hr CC
Alton helps discover the secrets of cream cheese and its alter-ego marscapone. Conquer crumb crusts, buy into some pans, and produce both savory and sweet cheesecakes without a crack in site.

Good Eats - Chops Ahoy
Expires 11/12/10 1/2 hr CC
Host Alton Brown yearns for the juicy chop of yesterday and he intends to get it. Visit the neighborhood butcher, pick up stuffing tips (no, stuffing is not evil) and learn more than you ever wanted to know about propane.

Good Eats - Dip Madness
Expires 11/11/10 1/2 hr CC
Dips may have driven Alton Brown a little bonkers but that won’t keep him from delivering the goods on guacamole, California dip and the unjustly dissed chicken liver mousse.

Good Eats - Once and Future Fish, The
Expires 11/2/10 1/2 hr CC
Concerned about the impact of over-fishing, host Alton Brown explores tasty and extremely sustainable farm-raised trout.

Good Eats - Pantry Raid XII: Turning Japanese
Expires 11/9/10 1/2 hr CC
The ingredients for that beguiling Japanese concoction, miso soup, may seem a bit unusual until host Alton Brown demystifies them and explores the wonders of the Japanese pantry.

Good Eats - Stuff It
Expires 11/14/10 1/2 hr CC
Alton Brown has gone on record as saying the stuff is evil and yet, hundreds of protest letters have him rethinking his position. Can a stuffing be designed that’s good for diner and bird alike? Maybe? If a proper model can be found.

Independent Lens - Power Paths
Expires 11/9/10 1 hr CC
Power Paths offers a unique glimpse into the global energy crisis from the perspective of a culture pledged to protect the planet, historically exploited by corporate interests and neglected by public policy makers. It follows an intertribal coalition’s fight to transform to renewable energy. http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/power-paths/film.html

Moneytrack - 304 Working Your Way to Retirement
Expires 11/12/11 1 hr CC
Everybody’s dream is to retire well, but if you want that dream to come true, you need to get involved in the process. In this episode Pam shows three viewers how to take control of their financial futures. What happens if you might be getting laid off? http://moneytrack.org/2009/09/episode-304-working-your-way-to-retirement/

Nova - Becoming Human 1 First Steps
Expires 11/3/10 1 hr CC
This program examines the factors that caused us to split from the other great apes. It explores the fossil of “Selam.” We go inside the skull to show how our ancestors’ brains had begun to change from those of the apes. Sharp swings in climate was a factor. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/beta/evolution/becoming-human-part-1.html

Nova - Becoming Human 2 Birth of Humanity
Expires 11/10/10 1 hr CC
Nova investigates the first skeleton that really looks like us “Turkana Boy” an astonishingly complete specimen of Homo erectus found by the famous Leakey team in Kenya. These early humans developed key innovations that helped them survive. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/beta/evolution/becoming-human-part-2.html

NOW - David Sirota Interview
Expires 11/6/10 1/2 hr CC
NOW’s David Brancaccio talks to political author and columnist David Sirota about populist anger, the Obama administration’s successes and failures, and how this week’s election results foreshadow the state of politics in 2010. http://www.pbs.org/now/shows/545/index.html

NOW - Elizabeth Warren on the Economy
Expires 11/13/10 1/2 hr CC
What exactly is going on with the economy? Stocks are up and big bonuses are back, while there’s pain on Main Street. Elizabeth Warren is heading up the congressional panel overseeing how the bailout money is being spent. Can we put bankers and businesses on the same road to recovery? http://www.pbs.org/now/shows/546/index.html

P.O.V. - The Way We Get By
Expires 11/11/10 11/2 hrs CC
This film tells the story of a group of volunteers who have greeted more than 900,000 troops at a tiny airport in Bangor, Maine. They have become famous among the soldiers. The troop greeters are an intrepid group of retired and elderly citizens. http://www.pbs.org/pov/waywegetby/film_description.php

Teens Behind the Wheel
No Exp 1 hr CC
This program examines problems in keeping teen drivers safe. It explores the issues on the teenage mind from independence, distraction and peer pressure to overconfidence and alcohol. Cameras are mounted in the vehicles of six experienced teen drivers to show risky behavior. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?showid=307

American Experience - 308 The Crash of 1929
Expires 10/26/10 1 hr CC
Examine the reasons behind the crash, if it was predictable and its impact on the Great Depression. It chronicles a fateful year through the words and experiences of the descendants of the titans of finance that popularized the idea of selling stock and high yield bonds directly to smaller investors.

Art in the 21st Century - 501 Compassion
Expires 10/20/10 1 hr CC
This episode features three artists - William Kentridge, Doris Salcedo and Carrie Mae Weems, whose works explore conscience and the possibility of understanding and reconciling past and present, while exposing injustice and expressing tolerance for others. http://www.pbs.org/art21/seriesseasonfive/compassion.php

Bill Nye the Science Guy: Life Sciences - 610 Marine Mammals
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
Marine Mammals may look like big fish, but the Science Guy explains how they’re more like humans. Listen closely to hear mammals communicate underwater and find out how our ‘relatives at sea’ have found ways to live in oceans all around the world.

Biz Kid$ - 201 Have a Plan Stan!
Expires 10/16/13 1/2 hr CC
Explore the different elements of a business plan and meet a teen who opened a snow-cone shack. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=251

Biz Kid$ - 202 Money Math - Who Needs It?
Expires 10/19/13 1/2 hr CC
Learn the importance of math and meet students helping save the environment and a handbag designer. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=251

Biz Kid$ - 203 Building Your Business Online
Expires 10/20/13 1/2 hr CC
Learn the advantage and potential pitfalls in internet businesses and meet a graphic designer. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=251

Biz Kid$ - 204 Financial Institutions - All the Same?
Expires 10/21/13 1/2 hr CC
Services of different institutions, including checking accounts and online banking are discussed. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=251

Biz Kid$ - 205 How Credit Affects Your Life
Expires 10/22/13 1/2 hr CC
Join the Biz Kid$ and learn about building good credit and how the credit laws affect your life. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=251

Biz Kid$ - 206 The Art of Negotiation
Expires 10/23/13 1/2 hr CC
Discover effective strategies for negotiating with parents, teachers, friends, siblings and bosses. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=251

Biz Kid$ - 207 The World Is A Risky Place
Expires 10/26/13 1/2 hr CC
Learn ways to protect your business and your assets. Meet the owners of “Small Town Skateshop.” http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=251

Biz Kid$ - 209 The Green Economy & You
Expires 10/28/13 1/2 hr CC
Learn how trends can affect a business and discover how to protect against negative effects. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=251

Biz Kid$ - 210 Secrets To Success
Expires 10/20/13 1/2 hr CC
Learn about the many ways to pay for your education and the importance of learning every day of your life. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=251

Frontline - The Warning
Expires 10/20/10 1 hr CC
Brooksley Born, the head of a federal regulatory agency Commodity Futures Trading Commission, not only warned of the potential for a meltdown, but also tried to convince the country’s key economic powerbrokers to take actions that could have helped avert the crisis in the 1990s. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/warning/etc/synopsis.html

Globe Trekker - Australia - Queensland and the Great Barrier Reef
Expires 10/26/10 1 hr CC
Starting on the Gold Coast, we go to Noosa; take a ferry to Fraser Island; go to Airlie Beach and the Whitsunday Islands. We go diving in Blue Pearl Bay on Hayman Island; to the Magnetic Islands, arriving in Cairns; on to Thursday Island and the capital of the Torres Strait; ending at Cod Hole.

Globe Trekker - Portugal and the Azores
Expires 10/21/10 1 hr CC
The trip starts in the Douro valley, where they make port. Then north to Peneda Geres National Park, south to Fatima, further south to Santarem to learn bullfighting. We visit the capital, Lisbon, and the beaches of the Algarve. Finishing at the Azores. http://www.pilotguides.com/tv_shows/globe_trekker/shows/europe/portugal_and_the_azores

Good Eats - American Classics V: A Pound of Cake
Expires 10/22/10 1/2 hr CC
The pound cake may have been born in Britain but host Alton Brown considers it to be an American classic. Join him as he explores the history and preparation of this delicious treat.

Good Eats - Fermentation Nation
Expires 10/19/10 1/2 hr CC
Most people think of beer and wine only as drinks, but host Alton Brown thinks outside the bottle as he uses them as key ingredients in several tasty dishes.

Good Eats - Grill Seekers
Expires 10/19/10 1/2 hr CC
The grill is your friend. Let Alton Brown show you how to tackle this backyard troublemaker and use its powers for good.

Good Eats - Mayo Clinic
Expires 10/28/10 1/2 hr CC
Join host Alton Brown as e debunks the many mysteries of mayonnaise.

Good Eats - Oh My, Meat Pie
Expires 10/19/10 1/2 hr CC
Join host Alton Brown as he tells the tale of an ancestor’s journey to the New World by way of a curious meat pie shop. He explains the origins and preparation of shepherd ‘s pie and mincemeat.

Good Eats - Three Chips for Sister Marsha
Expires 10/22/10 1/2 hr CC
Alton Brown uses time travel to explain the mystery behind the three kinds of chocolate chip cookies: the thin, the puffy and the chewy.

Herbert Hoover - Landslide
No Exp 1 hr CC
This portrait of President Herbert Hoover is a look at his presidency, the Great Depression and the lasting impact of his policy decisions. It explores the role of the Federal Reserve and monetary policy during his presidency. It also includes the 1927 Mississippi flood, agricultural policies and political campaigns.

Independent Lens - Butte, America
Expires 10/25/10 1 hr CC
Butte, Montana was one of dozens of frontier mining towns that sprang up nationwide when the push to electrify America spurned the copper mining industry. It boomed into the “Richest Hill on Earth,” a one company town. The fire of 1917 brought on violent labor confrontations. http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/butte-america/film.html

Independent Lens - Herb & Dorothy
Expires 10/18/10 1 hr CC
He was a postal clerk. She was a librarian. With modest means, this couple managed to build one of the most important modern art collections in history. Herb and Dorothy Vogel’s shared passion and commitment defied stereotypes and redefined what it means to be an art collector. http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/herb-and-dorothy/film.html

Naked Science - Incinerator Earth
Expires 10/22/10 1 hr CC
65 million years ago an asteroid hit the Earth and wiped out the dinosaurs, but no one has ever known the details. This film show what really happened, how life on Earth nearly came to an end and what would happen if an asteroid hit us again. http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/series/naked-science/3494/Overview

NOW - Electric Car Dreams
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
NOW investigates how the Danish government and Better Place are working together to put electric cars into the hands of as many Danish families as possible. Will green energy and electric cars drive a new global climate change plan? http://www.pbs.org/now/shows/544/index.html

NOW - Water World
Expires 10/23/10 1/2 hr CC
NOW travels to Bangladesh to examine innovative solutions to solve the reality of hundreds of thousands of people around the world in coastal populations on the front lines of coastal change. The solutions range from floating schools to rice that can “hold its breath” underwater. http://www.pbs.org/now/shows/543/index.html

Numb3rs - Dreamland
Expires 6/15/10 1 hr CC
The FBI team investigates a decommissioned air base that has recently observed mysterious paranormal activity. While looking into a woman’s death, spooky occurrences change the tone of the investigation. http://numb3rs.wolfram.com/606/

Numb3rs - Hydra
Expires 6/15/10 1 hr CC
The team searches for a geneticist’s daughter who they suspect was abducted by her unstable mother, but become more concerned when they think the young girl may be a clone. Activities are available online at http://numb3rs.wolfram.com/605/

Unnatural Causes - Is Inequality Making Us Sick? 103 Bad Sugar/Place Matters
Expires 10/25/10 1 hr CC
This series sounds the alarm about socio-economic and racial inequalities in health. It searches for the causes and looks at what policies create neighborhood environments that harm or benefit residents’ health. These new findings suggest that there is more to poor health than bad habits, inadequate health care or unlucky genes.

Ancient History - 101 America’s Prehistoric Civilization: The Mound Builders
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
The pyramids & effigy earthen works by the Mound Builders of the eastern half of the United States were wonders of the ancient world. This 3000-year Native American tradition culminated with the construction of cities that rivaled any on the planet when Columbus landed in the new world. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?showid=256

Ancient History - 102 Ancient Britain: Stonehenge to Celtic Iron Age Forts
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
This is the 7000 year evolution of Britain’s people - from the earliest Stone Age clans, to the builders of Stonehenge, to the formation of the Bronze Age tribes and the founding of Iron Age Hill forts, all leading to the castle building kings and queens and knights that we recognize today. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?showid=256

Biz Kid$ - 117 Business Ethics
Expires 10/2/13 1/2 hr CC
Discover what it means for management to lead by example and how employees must take responsibility for their behavior. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=251

Biz Kid$ - 118 Saving and Investing for Your Future
Expires 10/2/13 1/2 hr CC
Learn along with the Biz Kid$ about the powerful potential of starting a savings plan early in life and discover various savings and investing options available to young people. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=251

Biz Kid$ - 119 Careers
Expires 10/6/13 1/2 hr CC
Look at what it takes to find your true calling and learn ways to start exploring new careers. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=251

Biz Kid$ - 123 Understanding Income and Expenses
Expires 10/12/13 1/2 hr CC
Learn proven methods for getting expenses under control while growing income with new ideas, smarter work habits and innovation. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=251

Biz Kid$ - 124 Building and Growing a Business
Expires 10/13/13 1/2 hr CC
Learn the necessary steps for organizing, staffing, training and building a new business. See how effective communication increases morale and makes the business grow. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=251

Biz Kid$ - 125 Understanding Your Paycheck
Expires 10/14/13 1/2 hr CC
The Biz Kid$ use a modern American pay stub to explore various social movements of the last century. From unions to social security and from worker’s compensation to 401K plans of today, it’s all there on the stub. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID**=25**

Biz Kid$ - 126 Social Entrepreneurs
Expires 10/15/13 1/2 hr CC
Meet social visionaries who use the same tools as profit-oriented entrepreneurs, yet instead of building companies and large profits, these people create thriving organizations and powerful movements for social change. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=251

Good Eats - A Rib for All Seasons
Expires 10/15/10 1/2 hr CC
Trapped on a desert island, Alton Brown is eating ribs. Let him show you the way, the truth and the light about ribs. Recipe: Who Loves Ya, Baby-Back?

Good Eats - Another Man Show: Breakfast
Expires 10/12/10 1/2 hr CC
Host Alton Brown helps an average Joe overcome his kitchen phobias and whip up the classic breakfast of bacon, eggs and coffee.

Good Eats - Behind the Eats
Expires 10/10/10 1 hr CC
If you’re a Good Eats fan, you’ve seen Alton do it all. Although hard to believe, he does have some help when it comes to creating each episode. Join us “Behind the Eats” as the Good Eats crew reveal their thrilling, compelling and sometimes hard to believe behind the scenes secrets.

Good Eats - Eat This Rock
Expires 10/10/10 1 hr CC
Host Alton Brown takes an hour long and loving look at the only rock we eat: salt. Learn what it is, where it comes from, how it makes everything taste better, and how to apply it in some unusually delicious ways.

Good Eats - Egg Files
Expires 10/6/10 1/2 hr CC
Alton Brown cracks the mysterious egg case and pursues a higher understanding of the amazing ovoid’s culinary powers. How to land a non-stick pan, scramble, over easy and consider eggs for dessert.

Good Eats - Raising the Steaks
Expires 10/9/10 1/2 hr CC
Host Alton Brown returns to the scene of episode #1 to rethink the great American steak. Do you have to lay out a bunch of presidents just to eat like one? Not if you know where to steer on a steer.

Good Eats - Salad Daze
Expires 10/7/10 1/2 hr CC
Exiled to bars, chopped and pre-packaged, drenched in noxious concoctions, the tossed salad deserves better. Alton Brown goes back to salad basics and pays homage to Caesar.

Good Eats - Squash Court
Expires 10/5/10 1/2 hr CC
Hard or “winter” squashes confuse and confound for no other reason than there are so darned many of them. Learn how to shop, store, and cook a plethora of gourdy recipes, find out what’s really up with beta carotene and why you need to buy a stick blender.

Good Eats - Undercover Veggies I
Expires 10/5/10 1/2 hr CC
In an effort to tempt his niece into eating her vegetables, host Alton Brown manages to sneak them into several tasty treats.

Good Eats 10th Anniversary Show
Expires 10/10/10 1 hr CC
To celebrate Good Eats going double digits, Alton Brown and company put on a live show full of lively conversation, strange cooking devices, a trivia game show, a parade of guests, a live band and one very strange birthday cake.

National Parks: America’s Best Idea - 105 “Great Nature” (1933-1945)
Expires 10/1/10 2 hrs CC
To battle unemployment in the Great Depression, Roosevelt creates Civilian Conservation Corps, which spawns a “golden age” for the parks through major renovation projects. The Everglades in Florida becomes a national park. It is the first time one is created to preserve an ecosystem. http://www.pbs.org/nationalparks/about/episode -guide/

National Parks: America’s Best Idea - 106 “The Morning of Creation” (1946-1980)
Expires 10/2/10 2 hrs CC
Following W.W.II, the parks are overwhelmed. Mission 66 is created to build facilities and infrastructure that can accommodate the flood of visitors. Adolph Murie introduces the protection of predatory animals. Jimmy Carter creates an uproar when he sets aside 56 million acres in Alaska. http://www.pbs.org/nationalparks/about/episode -guide/

Power of Place - Geography for the 21st Century: 115 Global Interaction
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
Singapore: Gateway to Southeast Asia: High-tech infrastructure, a well-educated workforce and strict government repression have all helped Singapore become a pre-eminent port and one of the wealthiest cities in the world. Australia: New Links to Asia: Australia shifts its trade from Europe to the Asian “economic tigers.”

Power of Place - Geography for the 21st Century: 116 Urban and Rural Contrasts
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
Delhi: Bursting at the Seams: The expanding capital of India acts as a magnet, pulling millions of Indians away from the hardships of the rural countryside. Dikhatpura: Help Through Irrigation: In rural India, creating sustainable agricultural development proves a challenging proposition. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=271

Roads to Riches - 101 Basic Money Management
No Exp 23 min CC
See interviews with a financial planner, bank president, an insurance agent, a CPA & other financial professionals who offer important advice on how to manage money. Topics include saving, compound interest, how banks work, the basics of investing & the relationship between a good education and a good job. http://www.pbs.org/thestoryofindia/

Roads to Riches - 102 Pros and Cons of Credit
No Exp 21 min CC
This program shows viewers how credit cards actually work; what to look for when selecting a credit card; the importance of establishing and maintaining a good credit history. Also see the pitfalls of bad credit; maxing out a credit card; a bad credit rating or having to file for bankruptcy. http://www.pbs.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=288

Story of India - 106 Freedom
No Exp 1 hr CC
The time of Britain’s occupation of India, the Raj and India’s struggle for freedom are examined. http://www.pbs.org/thestoryofindia/

The Story of India - 104 Ages of Gold
No Exp 1 hr CC
Discover amazing achievements of India’s golden age from 300 to 1000 AD and find a sacred mountain. This resource has a great web site. Be sure to check it out at http://www.pbs.org/thestoryofindia/

World Food Prize 2009
No Exp 1 hr CC
Those who deliver food aid and develop crops for those in the malnourished parts of the world are honored at the World Food Prize in Des Moines. The World Food Prize is an international award created by Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, and Iowan, Norman Borlaug.

Biz Kid$ - 106 Taking Charge of Your Financial Future
Expires 9/17/10 1/2 hr CC
The Biz Kid$ figure out where they want to be financially and make plans on how to get there. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=251

Biz Kid$ - 108 How to Succeed in Biz-Ness by Really Trying
Expires 9/21/10 1/2 hr CC
A business can be anything from babysitting to owning vending machines. You’ll discover the three key steps to success: identifying a need, making a plan to fill a need and taking action. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=251

Forever Wild
Expires 9/22/10 1 hr CC
This film captures the glory of undeveloped, wild places through stunning images and the passionate tales of America’s modern wilderness heroes. It explains the difference between public lands managed as wilderness and those managed as National Parks. http://www.foreverwildfilm.com/thefilm.html

Globe Trekker Food Hour - Mexico
Expires 9/21/10 1 hr CC
Mexico has a number of regional variations. In Mexico City, see how hot peppers can get. In Oaxaca, find out how mezcal is made, sample some chocolate and find out what ingredient is from Mexico that the world is thankful for. In Puebla learn to make Mole, turkey with chocolate sauce and a seven-day vanilla festival.

Good Eats - Frozen Cache
Expires 9/23/10 1/2 hr CC
Join host Alton Brown as he elevates the humble home freezer from its usual role as a dumping ground for leftovers and surplus into a powerhouse for proper food preservation.

Good Eats - Going Dutch
Expires 9/28/10 1/2 hr CC
The power might be out but that doesn’t stop host Alton Brown from breaking out the cast iron and using his hearth and his grill to whip up some very good eats.

Good Eats - If It Ain’t Broccoli, Don’t Fix It
Expires 9/22/10 1/2 hr CC
It may be the bane of children and presidents but broccoli is a nutritional superfood. Join host Alton Brown as he transforms broccoli from limp and bitter to crisp and delicious. http://www.foodnetwork.com/good-eats/if-it-aint-broccoli-dont-fix-it/index.html

Good Eats - There Will Be Oil
Expires 9/28/10 1/2 hr CC
Edible oils offer a wide range of flavors and qualities to confound any cook, so host Alton Brown untangles these potent hydrocarbons and puts them to good use in kitchen and car.

Great American Authors: Since 1650 - #7: 1950 - 1957
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
The group of authors (lost generation) in this program rejected everything about mainstream America and would speak to the baby boomer generation. It includes: Gwendolyn Brooks, Salinger and Plath, Ralph Ellison, James Baldwin, Jack Kerouac and Dr. Seuss. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=291

Great American Authors: Since 1650 - #8: 1958 to Present
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
This group of writers witnessed & participated in W.W.II, Korea, the Cold War, the Civil Rights Movement & Vietnam. It includes: Lorraine Hansberry, Joseph Heller, Truman Capote, Kurt Vonnegut, John Updike, Toni Morrison, Amy Tan, Alice Walker, August Wilson and Cormac McCarthy. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=291

Great American Authors: Since 1650 - #5 1926 - 1939
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
The most turbulent period which encompassed the Roaring Twenties and the Great Depression. It gave rise America’s greatest writers - the lost generation. It includes Thomas Wolfe, William Faulkner, Sinclair Lewis, Pearl Buck,
Eugene O’Neill and Steinbeck. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=291

Great American Authors: Since 1650 - #6 1940 - 1949
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
We entered the technological age through the darkness of W.W.II. American authors were becoming legends in their own time through mass media. It includes: Ernest Hemingway, James Thurber, Robert Heinlein, Ray Bradbury, Isaac Asimov Usher, Tennessee Williams and Arthur Miller. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=291

National Parks: America’s Best Idea - 101 Scripture of Nature (1851-1890)
Expires 9/27/10 2 hrs CC
In 1851, a beautiful area of California’s Yosemite Valley is in danger of being exploited. In 1864, Congress passes an act that protects it from commercial development for “public use, resort and recreation”, which has never been done by a government worldwide. (Yellow stone 1872) http://www.pbs.org/nationalparks/about/episode -guide/

National Parks: America’s Best Idea - 102 The Last Refuge (1890 - 1915)
Expires 9/28/10 2 hrs CC
By the end of the 19th century, widespread industrialization left many Americans worried about whether the country would have any pristine land left. The conservation movement created the Sierra Club, the Audubon Society and the Boone and Crockett Club. http://www.pbs.org/nationalparks/about/episode -guide/

National Parks: America’s Best Idea - 103 The Empire of Grandeur (1915-1919)
Expires 9/29/10 2 hrs CC
The conservation movement pushes the government to establish one unified agency to oversee all the parks. The National Park Service is established in 1916 with Stephen Mather as director. The Grand Canyon is established as a national park, rather than a national monument. http://www.pbs.org/nationalparks/about/episode -guide/

National Parks: America’s Best Idea - 104 Going Home (1920-1933)
Expires 9/29/10 2 hrs CC
The advent of the automobile allows more people than ever before to visit the parks. Mather embraces this opportunity and works to build more roads in the parks and highways to get to them. Park enthusiasts include Margaret and Edward Gehrke, George Masa, and John D. Rockefeller Jr. http://www.pbs.org/nationalparks/about/episode -guide/

NOW - Health Care Reform
Expires 9/25/10 1/2 hr CC
NOW collaborates with Nightly Business Report on an in-depth look at health care reform in America, how it affects human lives, and the most recent government proposals to address the issue. http://www.pbs.org/now/shows/health-care-reform/index.html

NOW - Surrogacy: Wombs for Rent?
Expires 9/18/10 1/2 hr CC
Commercial surrogacy is banned in almost every developed country in the world except the U.S., making it a land of opportunity for parents around the world. NOW investigates how shady surrogacy services and a lack of regulation may be defrauding hopeful parents and victimizing mothers trying to help. http://www.pbs.org/now/shows/538/index.html

P.O.V. - Bronx Princess
Expires 9/27/10 1 hrs CC
A Ghanaian immigrant owner of a Bronx beauty shop has a daughter who is poised to graduate from high school and be the first women in the family to graduate from college on a full scholarship. She rebels against her mother’s rules and flees to her father, a chief in Ghana. http://www.pbs.org/pov/b ronxprincess/film_description.php

Paving the Way - The National Park-to-Park Highway
Expires 9/17/10 1 hr CC
This is part one of a two part series and is the story of the Park-to-Park Highway which is an auto trail in the 1920s that led to the twelve national parks. It includes the pioneering 5000-mile drive on the trail, which occurred prior to easily accessible gas stations and paved roads.

Paving the Way - The National Park-to-Park Highway (Part Two)
Expires 9/24/10 1 hr CC
This is the conclusion of a two part series and is the story of the Park-to-Park Highway which is an auto trail in the 1920s that led to the twelve national parks.

Story of India - 102 The Power of Ideas
No Exp 1 hr CC
Explore the revolutionary years after 500BCE - the age of Buddha, the coming of the Greeks and the rule of the emperor Ashoka, one of the greatest figures in world history. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=293


Bridging World History - 101 Maps, Time and World History
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
What tools do world historians use in the study of history? This unit begins the study of world history by examining its use of geographical and chronological frameworks: how they have shaped the understanding of world history and have been used to chart the past.
**http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=260**

Bridging World History - 102 History and Memory
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
How are history and memory different? Topics in this unit range from the celebration of Columbus Day, to the demolition of a Korean museum, to the historical re-interpretation of Mayan civilization, exploring the ways historians, nations and individuals capture, exploit and know the past.


NOW - Can the U.N. Keep the Peace?
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
A record 115,000 U.N. peacekeepers are now deployed in 20 countries and their mission is more vital than ever. But critics and insiders alike are openly worried that the current peacekeeping model is over stretched and at risk of failure.
**http://www.pbs.org/now/shows/520/index.html**

Secret Oceans - 101 Explorers of the Deep
No Exp 20 min CC
Ocean exploration is a life of extremes from the intensity and risk to the disciplined analysis of lab work. This program covers why and how the explorers chose these careers; what it’s like to be one of the few humans to ever visit these remote places, and why the oceans compel them to dig deeper by studying an ecosystem hostile to human life.


Secret Oceans - 102 Tools of Discovery
No Exp 20 min CC
A manned submersible; a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) that can dive to 9000 feet under the arctic ice and beam back HD videos and collect specimens; and an array of gear to photograph, quantify, measure and help decipher what goes on in the ocean from the sunlit surface waters to the crushing pressure and inky darkness of the deep.


Secret Oceans - 103 Deep Water Ecosystems
No Exp 20 min CC
Scientists try to grasp the meaning of the big picture by posing questions about how the oceans work. Are deep-sea coral key players in overall ocean health? Is the Arctic ecosystem a barometer of global health? How is global warming changing the Arctic and how could it change the world? Can all the oceans be considered as one giant ecosystem?


Ancient History - 103 Ancient Pueblo People: The Anasazi
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
The Anasazi, the ancient Pueblo people of the Four Corners region of the western United States still leave a mark. How did civilization, against all odds, become capable of building these incredible cities, great pottery, rock art and trading networks? How did they do this with a social organization not governed by kings?
**http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=256**

Ancient History - 104 Greek Accomplishments
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
In this program, the story is told of how Greek thinkers laid the foundation for architecture, painting, sculpture, history, philosophy, medicine, literature, zoology, botany, mathematics, astronomy, theater and finally, the western scientific methodology. It is a history of brilliant Greek thinkers from Homer in 700 B.C. to Ptolemy in 150 A. D.
**http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=256**

Character Education (3) Conflicts, Communication and Relationships
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
A leading psychologist shows how maximizing communication skills, listening skills, and mediation skills can help to resolve most conflicts. It will be your students’ turn to take one of the situations and figure out what they would do to enhance the communication and resolve the conflict.


Character Education (4) Solving Conflicts with Teachers, Parents and Peers
No Exp 15 min CC
This program delves into several types of conflicts students face at home, at school and in their neighborhoods. By using dramatic scenes, by hearing healthy solutions from real teens about how they deal with conflicts, viewers are challenged to reevaluate their own style of conflict resolution.


Character Education (5) Tolerance: Responding to Differences (Grades 6-8)
No Exp 20 min CC
Middle school years are typically when kids “make fun” of each other for differences in clothing, speech, physical traits and ethnicity. This program, consisting of 4 scenes and real-life interviews. It concludes with “Tools for Tolerance” which demonstrates that the tools of empathy, respect, acceptance and forgiveness develop tolerant attitudes.


Character Education (6) Dealing With Anger (Grades 6-8)
No Exp 20 min CC
This program gives students the tools they need to recognize and deal with their own frustration and stress. The characters explore a variety of situations that can trigger angry-feelings. For each, a positive strategy is offered for expressing and channeling anger.


Character Education (7) No Name Calling (Grades 4-8)
No Exp 27 min CC
Experts agree that bullying and harassment in school usually starts with name-calling. This program demonstrates the damage that can be done when kids are targeted by hurtful words. Viewers will follow a classroom of real students as they work on inaugurating a “No-Name-Calling” week at their school.


Character Education (8) Using Your Wits: Strategies to Stop Bullying (Grades 3-6)
No Exp 22 min CC
Proven effective in elementary school trials for reducing bullying, this research-based program consists of six dramatizations that show elementary school students sure-fire ways of defusing and prevailing in common bullying situations.


Greenbuilders
No Exp 1 hr CC
This video profiles pioneers who are making a part of the "built environment" a more energy efficient place.


Habitable Planet - 103 Oceans
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
Ocean systems operate on a range of scales, from massive systems such as El Nino that affects weather across the globe to tiny photosynthetic organisms near the ocean surface that take in large amounts of carbon dioxide. This program looks at how ocean systems regulate themselves and thus help maintain the planet’s habitability.
**http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=264**

Habitable Planet - 104 Ecosystems
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
Scientists from the Smithsonian document the abundance of diversity in tropical rainforests to discover why so many species coexist that are competing for the same resources. In North America, the Yellowstone Wolf Reintroduction project explores why removing just one specie changed the distribution of plants & animals up & down the food web.
**http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=264**

Habitable Planet - 105 Human Population Dynamics
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
The human population of our planet now exceeds 6.5 billion and is rising. Much of this growth is projected for the most environmentally fragile regions of the world. Will studying the history of the world’s population growth help predict the Earth’s “carrying capacity”?
**http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=264**

Habitable Planet - 106 Risk, Exposure, and Health
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
We all require food, air and water to survive, which are contaminated to some extent by man-made pollutants. Two studies, one in a rural western mining town and another in a dense urban population, reveal how these exposures impact health, and what can be done to reduce the risks.
**http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=264**

History Channel Classroom - How the Earth Was Made (Part One)
Expires 4/30/11 1 hr CC
This two-part program explores Earth’s 4.5-billion-year journey from a mass of molten rock to the planet that now hosts an abundance of life.


Biz Kid$ - 101 What is a Biz Kid?

Expires 4/3/10 1/2 hr CC
Anybody can be a Biz Kid with hard work and the right attitude. BizKid$ identify a need, make a plan, and take action.
http://www.pbs.org/k12catlog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID-251

Frontline - Bad Voodoo’s War
No Exp 1 hr CC
Frontline goes to war in Iraq with a band of California - based National Guard soldiers who call themselves the “Bad Voodoo Platoon.” This film tells the story from the inside out. Insight into the complex relationships these soldiers depend on for their safety is shown. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/badvoodoo/etc/synopsis.html


Habitable Planet, The - 101 Many Planets, One Earth
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
The early Earth was a much different planet than the one we know today. Ancient rocks provide evidence of the emergence of oxygen in the atmosphere and of frozen Snowball Earth. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=264

Habitable Planet, The - 102 Atmosphere
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
The atmosphere is what makes the Earth habitable. Heat-trapping gases allow ecosystems to flourish. While the NOAA Global Monitoring Project documents the fluctuations in greenhouse gases worldwide, MIT’s Kerry Emanuel looks at the role of hurricanes in regulating global climate. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=264

History Channel Classroom - Little Ice Age: Big Chill Part one
Expires 4/30/11 1 hr CC
Little Ice Age, from 1300 to 1850, a period of cataclysmic cold caused havoc. It froze Viking colonists in Greenland, accelerated the Black Death in Europe, decimated the Spanish Armada, and helped trigger the French Revolution. It reshaped the world in ways that now seem like fantasy.

History Channel Classroom - Little Ice Age: Big Chill Part two
Expires 4/30/11 1 hr CC
Could another catastrophic cold snap strike in the 21st century? Leading climatologists offer the latest theories. Scholars and historians recreate the history that could be a glimpse of things to come. Face the cold, hard truth of the past--an era that may be a window to our future. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=264

Bridging World History - 125 Global Popular Culture
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
From World Cup soccer to Coca Cola, modern icons reflect the intertwined cultural, political, and commercial dimensions of globalization. This unit listens to and looks at the music and images of global production and consumption from reggae to the Olympics. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=260

Bridging World History - 126 World History and Identity
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
How have global forces redefined both individual and group identity in the modern world? This unit examines the transnational identity that emerged from the Chinese diaspora, and compares it to a newly redefined national Chechen identity forged through war with Russia. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=260

Now - Gambling With Health Care
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
Losing you job is a blow not just to your income, but also to your health insurance. Many can’t afford high COBRA premiums, much less private insurance. And the sputtering economy is making a bad situation tragic. http://www.pbs.org/now/shows/512/index.html

Now - The People’s Sheriff
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
This week reporters reveal what Sheriff Arpaio, a controversial figure in illegal immigration was - and wasn’t doing in the name of law enforcement. Some critics have accused him of racial profiling and criticism is swirling around him. http://www.pbs.org/now/shows/514/index.html

Scorpions in a Bottle - The Story of the Atom Bomb
Expires 3/31/11 1 hr CC
Starting with the immigration of scientists from Germany (ejected by the Nazi's), this documentary unfolds the development of the Manhattan project.

Unwrapped - Hot Stuff
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
This program explores the secrets behind the products we eat. This episode explores how spicy foods pack their punch.


Bridging World History - 121 Colonial Identities
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
How did colonialism and eventual decolonization mutually affect the colonizer and the colonized? From Zanzibar to India, colonial and post-colonial identities are examined through clothing trends. http://www.pbs.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=260

Bridging World History - 122 Global War and Peace
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
How “global” were the World Wars? This unit examines Japanese imperialism, the Belgian Congo, and twentieth century peace institutions to study how local, national, ethnic, and religious conflicts shaped these wars and their aftermaths. http://www.pbs.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=260

Bridging World History - 123 People Shape the World
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
What is the impact of the individual in world history? This unit examines the role of individual and collective action in shaping the world through the lives of such diverse figures as Mao Zedong, the Ayatollah Khomeini, and Las Madres de la Plaza de Mayo. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=260

Bridging World History - 124 Globalization and Economics
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
How have the forces of globalization shaped the modern world? This unit travels from the Soviet Union to Sri Lanka and Chile to study the role of technology and the impact of economic and political changes wrought by globalization. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=260

Eyes of Nye – Race
Expires 3/9/12 1/2 hr CC
When it comes to race, we might think that we’re different because we look different. But if you look at the DNA, the only things that distinguish us from one another are surface features such as the color of our skin. When you get below the surface, we really are all the same.

Intelligent Talk Television - “Three Cups of Tea” Author Gregory Mortenson
No Exp 1 hr CC
Gregory Mortenson, the author of Three Cups of Tea, recounts his lifelong dedication to promote education and literacy, especially for girls, in remote, volatile regions of Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Modern Marvels – Money
Expires 3/31/11 1 hr CC
Modern Marvels visits the United States Mint and the Bureau of Printing and Engraving to see the secretive government facilities where our legal tender is generated. With a storied past as tantalizing as the wealth they create, these facilities can spit out fortunes in an hour to keep our economy flowing.

Modern Marvels – Oil
Expires 3/31/11 1 hr CC
From the first well in Pennsylvania to the gushing Spindletop and huge modern supertankers, the story of oil is the story of civilization as we know it. This program takes a look at the ingenious and outrageous men who risked everything for "black gold" and unimaginable wealth.

Secret Life of Plants - Secret Life of Ferns
No Exp 14 min CC
This program explains the concept of alternation of generations; spore formation and release; and fertilization. www.envmedia.com/tv/pages/secretlifeofplants.htm

Secret Life of Plants - Secret Life of Flowering Plants
No Exp 19 min CC
This program illustrates the various parts of flowering plants, pollination and fertilization processes, and seed and fruit formation. www.envmedia.com/tv/pages/secretlifeofplants.htm

Secret Life of Plants - Secret Life of Mosses
No Exp 12 min CC
This program explains the concept of alternation of generations; mosses as haploid gamete-producing plants; formation and release, and fertilization. www.envmedia.com/tv/pages/secretlifeofplants.htm

Secret Life of Plants - Secret Life of Pines
No Exp 17 min CC
This program looks at male and female gametophytes and their roles in pollination and fertilization. Embryos, seeds, pollen cones, and ovule cones are also examined. www.envmedia.com/tv/pages/secretlifeofplants.htm

Think Before You Click: Playing It Safe Online
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
This program helps teens navigate problems and learn important rules and strategies to keep them safe while surfing the net. It also explores online bullying and rumor spreading, identity theft, blogging and the threat of sexual predators. Viewers learn to avoid embarrassing themselves or hurting others while keeping safe.

Bridging World History - 119 Global Industrialization
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
How was the industrial revolution a global process, not just a European or American story? This unit links Cuba, Uruguay, Europe and Japan, examining the impact of industry on trade, environment, culture, technology and lives around the world. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=260

Bridging World History - 120 Imperial Design
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
What lasting impacts did modern imperialism have on the world? The profound consequences of imperialism are examined in the South African frontier and Brazil, where politics, culture, industrial capitalism, and the environment were shaped and reshaped. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=260

Bridging World History - 117 Ideas Shape the World
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
This unit traces the impact of European Enlightenment ideals in the American and Haitian revolutions and in South America. It also examines the revitalization of Islam expressed in the Wahhabi movement as it spread from the Arabian peninsula to Africa and Asia. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=260

Bridging World History - 118 Rethinking the Rise of the West
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
How does historical scholarship change over time, and why do the perspectives of historians shift? The unit recaps the economic and political events that led to the rise of the West, but examines and re-examines those events through differing opinions of its cause. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=260

Greenworks - 105 The Environmental Classroom
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
Who says the environment should be just one single course in the curriculum? For students at the East Hills middle school in Bethlehem, PA, the environment is the curriculum. The Monagacci program brings lessons in math, science, history, and English down to Earth and makes learning a whole lot of fun.

Greenworks - 106 Enviro-Pioneers
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
Journey through time and share the passion and perseverance of four of the nation’s original environmentalists: Rachel Carson, J.J. Rodale, John James Audubon, and Rosalie Edge. Their commitment to nature has left a permanent mark on our landscape and their stories will inspire for generations to come.

Bridging World History - 113 Family and Household
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
In this unit examining West Asia, Europe and China, families and households become the focus of historians, providing a window into the private experiences in world societies, and how they sometimes become a model for ordering the outside world. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=260

Bridging World History - 114 Land and Labor Relationships
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
What factors shape the ways in which basic resources are exploited by a society? From Southeastern Asia to Russia, Africa and the Americas, the ratios between land availability and the usable labor force were the primary basis of pre-industrial economies, but politics, environment, and culture played a part as well.

In Search of History - Lincoln: The Untold Stories (Part One)
Expires 2/28/11 1 hr CC
Part one is a profile of our 16th president based on interviews that Lincoln’s former law partner, William Herndon, conducted with more than 250 people who knew Lincoln well. Is our image of Abraham Lincoln as an honest and noble man based on truth or myth?

In Search of History - Lincoln: The Untold Stories (Part Two)
Expires 2/28/11 1 hr CC
After the Library of Congress acquired the barely legible handwritten documents of “Herndon’s Lincoln”, they lay forgotten for 130 years, until a handful of scholars took a fresh look. The work of the historians on the entire collection is published as “Herndon’s Informants”.

Save Our History : The President Slept Here
Expires 2/28/11 1 hr CC
This video shows the restoration of homes where presidents once lived and made important decisions in American history. The key sites featured are: James Madison’s Montpelier, Abraham Lincoln’s other home in Washington, DC, known as Lincoln’s Cottage; and the Longfellow House which George Washington used as his headquarters.

Substance Abuse: Research Update - 101 Top Ten Myths About Alcohol and Drugs
No Exp 20 min CC
Includes: Everybody’s doing it; I can stop when I feel like it; Beer isn’t as bad as hard liquor; I can get high & still be in control; I can drive a car high on marijuana; Marijuana isn’t harmful or addictive; Prescription drugs can’t hurt me because they’re legal; Drugs help relieve stress; Drugs & alcohol do not damage the brain or steroids the body.

Substance Abuse: Research Update - 102 Rushing, Crashing, Dying: The Meth Epidemic
No Exp 25 min CC
This program features interviews with law enforcement authorities, ER doctors, social workers and recovered addicts and their families to show the horrors of meth abuse. Viewers learn how meth destroys the brains and bodies of users and how meth lab toxins poison children living nearby.

Substance Abuse: Research Update - 103 Tobacco and Death: Perfect Together
No Exp 38 min CC
Interviews with people whose lives have been ravaged by tobacco use are intertwined with images of diseased lungs, damaged hearts and various cancers to give viewers a true picture of the effects of tobacco. The program has interviews of smokers dying from head and neck cancer, lung cancers and heart disease. Mortality rates included.

Substance Abuse: Research Update - 104 Uppers and Downers: The Facts About Stimulants and Depressants
No Exp 16 min CC
This docudrama presents the facts on how abuse of stimulants and depressants harms the brain and body. An expert talks about the biological impact of using stimulants including caffeine, ADHD medicines Ritalin and Adderall, nicotine, amphetamines, cocaine, crack, and Ecstasy. Depressants include: alcohol, sleeping pills and tranquilizers.

Substance Abuse: Research Update - 105 Myths of Marijuana Debunked
No Exp 21 min CC
Marijuana is not addictive. It doesn’t harm the body. It doesn’t harm the brain. Marijuana doesn’t impair driving or negatively impact teens’ futures. There’s no connection between marijuana use and unhealthy risk-taking. The program debunks these misconceptions and the latest facts, science and statistics to prove the dangers of use.

Substance Abuse: Research Update - 106 Addictions of the Human Brain
No Exp 40 min CC
Addiction is a disease of the brain and teens are at the greatest risk. Studies indicate that drugs affect the developing brain more than the adult brain, putting teens at a higher risk. It illustrates the complicated structure and function of the brain and explains the changes caused by prolonged use.

A & E Classroom - Barack Obama
Expires 12/31/11 1 hr CC
The story of Barack Obama is a uniquely American tale of the 21st century, where racial lines are blurry and the most interesting chapter is just beginning. He was called the “skinny kid with a funny name” at the 2004 Democratic National Convention and was already shining brightly as the Democratic hopeful.

Bridging World History - 109 Connections Across Land
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
How were land-based trade routes conduits of both commerce and culture? The Eurasian Silk Roads, the trans-Saharan Gold Roads and the Meso-American Turquoise Road trace the transmission of commodities, religions, and diseases, as well as the movements of people. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=260

Bridging World History - 110 Connections Across Water
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
How were water routes used as conduits of expansion and trade? The traders of the Indian Ocean, the early Mississippians and the Norsemen carried death and disease, skills and technologies, philosophies and religion down rivers and across oceans. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=260

Frontline - Dreams of Obama
No Exp 1 hr CC
On the eve of Barack Obama’s historic inauguration, FRONTLINE examines the rich personal and political biography of America’s 44th president, offering insight into the key moments and experiences that have shaped him and formed his political vision. http://pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/dreamsofobama/view/

Inside the Living Cell - 102 The Outer Envelope
No Exp 15 min CC
Here students become acquainted with the properties of the plasma membrane, how it governs the kinds of molecules that go in and out of cells, and how cells feed by engulfing (phagocytosis) and drink in fluids by pinocytosis. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=191

Inside the Living Cell - 103 How Cells Obtain Energy
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This program illustrates the mechanisms of photosynthesis and cellular respiration. It introduces ATP, the universal carrier molecules that supply energy hungry reactions, and shows the structure and function of chloroplasts and mitochondria, energy transforming organelles. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=191

Inside the Living Cell - 104 How Cells Are Controlled
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Illustrations show how genetic instructions carried on DNA are transcribed into RNA, leading to the production of specific enzymes that control the thousands of biochemical processes going on in living cells. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=191

Story of India - 105 The Meeting of Two Oceans
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This episode takes us to the time of the Renaissance in Europe, when India was the richest, most populous civilization in the world. It tells of the early Mughals, starting with Babur and his grandson Akbar the Great, whose aim was to create a Hindu-Muslim equilibrium based on brotherhood. http://www.pbs.org/thestoryofindia/about/episode_summaries/5/

Story of India - 106 Freedom
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This segment tells how a foreign multinational (East India Company) gradually and almost by chance took power over a vast area of the Indian subcontinent; how after the “Mutiny” the British state took over; how the Freedom Movement delivered independence to India in 1947. http://www.pbs.org/thestoryofindia/about/episode_summaries/6/

Underage Drinking - 1 Underage Drinking: Know the Facts, Know the Risks
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This program spells out the dangers & risks of underage drinking while providing information on how the adolescent brain is permanently damaged by alcohol. It also explores binge drinking, which results in thousands of teens being treated in the emergency room each year for alcohol poisoning. http://iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=214

Underage Drinking - 2 Bombed!
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Bombed! exposes the truth about alcohol consumption. Segments feature a spring-break crowd in Florida who suffer the consequences of binge drinking, and the emergency room treatment of a teen with alcohol poisoning whose stomach is pumped. http://iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=214

Underage Drinking - 3 Party Smart: Avoiding Party Meltdowns
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This program profiles real kids at real parties that have spiraled out-of-control. The lethal combination of unsupervised parties, alcohol, drugs and in some cases, weapons, too often results in injury, property damage, arrests and lawsuits. The second half teaches SMART strategies to help plan safe celebrations.

Underage Drinking - 4 Dying High: Teens in ER
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This hard hitting, reality-based program gives viewers a chance to see what goes on inside the nation’s emergency rooms as doctors treat teens for injuries such as drug overdose, alcohol poisoning, car wreck traumas and more. It offers a glimpse into the reality of what can happen. http://iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=214

Underage Drinking - 5 Confronting Drunk Driving
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This film features the true story of a young man who lost his two best friends in a drunk driving accident he was responsible for. He warns to never drink and drive; law enforcement officers explain the legal risks involved, including jail sentences. It offers tips how to not be a passenger in a car driven by an intoxicated driver.

Underage Drinking - 6 Binge Drinking: The Facts
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The trend of binge drinking - the intentional consumption of excessive amounts of alcohol - shows no decline in schools and colleges across the country. The program examines the dangers of alcohol poisoning and describes the correct life-saving procedures to follow in order to save someone. http://iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=214

Underage Drinking - 7 What is Alcoholism?
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Viewers meet 4 real teens from different ethnic backgrounds who share their stories of alcohol abuse and recovery. Important information is given on how easily teens can become addicted to alcohol and explains some of the unique problems faced by youth who become addicted. http://iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=214

Liquid Assets - The Story of Our Water Infrastructure
Expires 9/30/11 11/2 hrs CC
This video tells the story of essential infrastructure systems: water, wastewater and stormwater. They provide a critical public health function. They are out of sight and mind. The aging systems that have not been maintained and are seriously in need of repair. http://liquidassets.psu.edu/the_film/index.html

Little Ice Age - Big Chill (part two)
Expires 1/31/11 1 hr CC
Could another catastrophic cold snap strike in the 21st century? Leading climatologists offer the latest theories, and scholars and historians recreate the history that could be a glimpse of things to come. Face the cold, hard truth of the past - an era that may be a window to our future.

Story of India - 101 Beginnings
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The first episode looks at the identity and the roots of India’s “unity of diversity”. Michael Wood takes us from the tropical heat of South India to the Ganges plain and from Pakistan and the Khyber Pass out to Turkmenistan where archaeological discoveries are changing our view of the migrations that helped make up Indian identity. http://www.pbs.org/thestoryofindia/about/episode_summaries/1/

Story of India - 102 Power of Ideas
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The second episode of Michael Wood’s journey through India history covers the last centuries BCE - the age of Buddha, the coming of the Greeks and the rule of the emperor Ashoka, one of the greatest figures in world history. The power of ideas in Indian history which includes His Holiness the Dalai Lama on why Buddhism is still relevant today. http://www.pbs.org/thestoryofindia/about/episode_summaries/2/


Story of India - 103 Spice Routes & Silk Roads
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In this period, India is the “center of the world” as the spice routes and silk roads opened up, Indian civilization grew, enriched by contact and exchange. In the south see the spice route with Rome and in the north, the silk roads to China and the west. http://www.pbs.org/thestoryofindia/about/episode_summaries/3/

Story of India - 104 Ages of Gold
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Episode four is the story of India in the Middle Ages. At the time of the fall of the Roman Empire in the West, and the European Dark Ages, India had a series of great flowerings of culture. We will see some of the amazing achievements of medieval India. In astronomy they discovered the heliocentric universe, zero and the circumference of the earth. http://www.pbs.org/thestoryofindia/about/episode_summaries/4/


Biz Kid$ - 121 Bulls, Bears, and Financial Markets
Expires 12/26/10 1/2 hr CC
Examine stocks, bonds, and commodities, and the markets where each of them are traded. Discover various ways young people can get involved with the transactions, aim for profit, and avoid risk. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=251

Biz Kid$ - 122 Sell, Sell, Sell (The Science of Sales)
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Join the Biz Kid$ in sales training as they explore philosophy and sales techniques. Discover the traits in common with all good sales people. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=251

Bridging World History - 103 Human Migrations
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How did the many paths of human migration people the planet? From their origins on the African continent, humans have spread across the globe. This unit explores how and why early humans moved across Africa, Eurasia and the Americas, based on recent studies in archaeology and linguistics. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=260

Bridging World History - 104 Agricultural & Urban Revolutions
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What do historians know about the earliest farmers and herders, and the evolution of cities? Newly emerging evidence about the “cradles of civilization” is examined in light of the social, technological and cultural complexity of recently discovered settlements and cities. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=260


Crude: The Power of Oil - Part One
Expires 12/31/10 1 hr CC
Crude traces the history of oil through the centuries, highlighting key milestones in the development of this powerful fuel. It examines the effects of dependency on our climate. Because of the burning of crude oil, carbon emission has reached dangerous levels and continues to rise. Teacher’s guide included.

Habitable Planet- 112 Earth’s Changing Climate
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Tropical glaciers are the world’s thermometers; their melting is a signal that human activities are warming the planet. A California project tries to predict whether natural ecosystems will be able to absorb enough additional carbon dioxide from the atmosphere in the next 50 years to mitigate the full impact of human-induced greenhouse gas emissions. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=264

Habitable Planet - 113 Looking Forward: Our Global Experiment
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Earth’s essential systems are being stressed in many ways. There are many tipping points in the environment, beyond which there could be serious consequences. Will human ingenuity, resiliency and cooperation save us from the worst outcomes of our global experiment? http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=264

Wild Chronicles - #315
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Topics include: Asian elephants in Thailand; the underwater habitat Aquarius off the coast of Florida; rare dinosaur mummy unearthed in North Dakota; volcanic activity threatens ecosystem of the Galapagos Islands; first attempts to summit Queen Maud Land, Antarctica; and a gang of Rhesus macaques (monkey) in southern India. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=279

Wild Chronicles - #316
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Topics include: organic cacao farming in the Dominican Republic; retreating glaciers in Iceland; first moving pictures from the summit of Mount Everest; aquaculture food production in British Columbia; a look at Africa “Through the Eyes of Gods”; largest spitting cobra in Kenya; and remembering the first man to summit Mount Everest, Sir Edmund Hillary. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=279


Habitable Planet - 104 Ecosystems
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Scientists document the astounding abundance of diversity in rainforests to discover why so many species coexist that are competing for the same resources. The Yellowstone Wolf Reintroduction project explores why removing just one species dramatically changed the distribution of plants and animals up and down the food web.

Habitable Planet - 105 Human Population Dynamics
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The human population of our planet now exceeds 6.5 billion and is rising. Much of this growth is projected for the most environmentally fragile regions of the world. Will studying the history of the world’s population growth help predict the Earth’s “carrying capacity”? http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=264

Habitable Planet - 106 Risk, Exposure and Health
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We all require food, air and water to survive, which are contaminated to some extent by man-made pollutants. Two studies, one in a rural western mining town and another in a dense urban population, reveal how these exposures impact health, and what can be done to reduce the risks. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=264

Habitable Planet - 107 Agriculture
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Will world population outrun food resources? The “Green Revolution” of the 20th century multiplied crop yields, in part through increasing inputs of pesticides and fertilizers. How can farmers reduce their use of agricultural chemicals and still produce enough food? http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=264

Habitable Planet - 108 Water Resources
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While essential to the lives of humans and animals, fresh water only accounts for 6 percent of the world’s water supply. Scientists in Florida’s everglades and the water-challenged Southwest consider the optimum use of existing sources of fresh water for both humans and ecosystems. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=264

Habitable Planet - 109 Biodiversity Decline
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Species are being lost at a rapid rate in rainforests and coral reefs. Yet many species still have not been discovered. Tropical scientists struggle to keep ahead of the bulldozers as they work to understand this complex ecosystem. And an ocean biologist predicts the death of life and the “rise of slime” in the sea. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=264

History Channel Classroom - Braque & Picasso: A Collaboration
Expires 12/31/10 1/2 hr CC
When Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque met in 1907 they seemed like unlikely friends. One was French; the other Spanish. One came from a family of house painters, the other from a clan of respected artists. For six historic years they worked with and against each other in a competitive collaboration. They changed the future of modern art.

Power of Place - 123 Brazil: The Sleeping Giant
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Sao Paulo - The Outer Ring: The sprawling mega-city of Sao Paulo is evidence that Latin America is among the most rapidly urbanizing regions. A Second Chance for Amazonia? An American scientist discovers now possibilities for sustainable development in the Amazon basin. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=271

Power of Place - 124 Cityscapes, Suburban Sprawl
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Boston - Ethnic Mosaic: How has federal empowerment zone funding helped Boston’s diverse neighborhoods? Chicago - Farming on the Edge: As in many areas of the U.S., suburban Chicago just keeps expanding into the surrounding countryside. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=271

Power of Place - 125 Ethnic Fragmentation in Canada
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Vancouver - Hong Kong East: Prior to the Chinese takeover of Hong Kong, thousands of wealthy families moved to Vancouver, causing a collision of cultures. What has happened since 1997? Montreal - An Island of French: Trying to preserve their culture, Quebec welcomes immigrants and pays to teach them French.

Power of Place - 126 Regions and Economies
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Oregon - A Fight for Water: Native Americans and farmers compete for a scarce resource - water. U. S. Midwest - Spatial Innovations: In the Midwest, an influx of Japanese automakers has brought more than just a new factories to this once-declining manufacturing region.

School to Careers Odyssey - 101 Engineering, Industrial and Technological Sciences Pathway
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This series features Iowa career professionals who help students connect school to the world of work. This episode includes a Civil engineer, organ builder, metallurgist and air show producer. http://www.careers.iptv.org/

School to Careers Odyssey - 102 Agriscience and Natural Resources Pathway
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This series features Iowa career professionals who help students connect school to the world of work. This episode includes a zookeeper, organic specialist and park ranger. http://www.careers.iptv.org/

School to Careers Odyssey - 103 Health Sciences Pathway
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This film offers a glimpse into the Health Sciences occupations in Iowa. It is a brief introduction to awaken viewer interests. It includes a nurse anesthetist, registered nurse, and optometrist. http://www.careers.iptv.org/

School to Careers Odyssey - 104 Arts and Communications Pathway
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This is a brief introduction of the art and communication career path to awaken viewer interests. It includes a photographer, newspaper reporter, composer and sound recordist. http://www.careers.iptv.org/

What’s Up in Finance?
No Exp 25 min CC
This program features teens developing the money smarts and workplace skills they need to achieve their goals. From showing how to prepare a budget to explaining what it takes to start one’s own business, this program features real people in real-life situations. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=278

Wild Chronicles – #314
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
Topics include: conservation measures to protect sharks worldwide; world’s tallest tree found in California’s Redwood National Forest; the majestic Philippine eagle on the island of Mindanao; climb into thin air with a mountaineering company on Mount Everest; and forest elephants in the Central African Republic.

Frontline - The Hugo Chåvez Show
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n this program FRONTLINE travels to Venezuela to offer an illuminating portrait of the Venezuelan president. His ascent to power and his efforts to use the powers of the presidency to stay there. It reveals the key role of the media. It also investigates beyond the show. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/hugochavez/etc/synopsis.html

Habitable Planet- 101 Many Planets, One Earth
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The early Earth was a much different planet than the one we know today. Ancient rocks provide evidence of the emergence of oxygen in the atmosphere and of a frozen Snowball Earth. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=264

Math Illuminated - 113 The Concepts of Chaos
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This unit explores the mathematics of chaos, which involves the discovery of structure in what initially appears to be random, and imposes limits on predictability. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=269

Power of Place - 119 Strength to Overcome
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South Africa – This Land Is My Land: South Africa continues to face many challenges in redressing the land inequities under apartheid. Kenya - Medical Geography: AIDS has become one of the biggest killers in Kenya. How can geography help understand the disease? http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=271

Power of Place - 120 Developing Countries
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Cote d’lvoire – Cocoa and Change: Cote d’lvoire has long been the world’s largest producer of cocoa, but has recently faced economic downturns and loss of its historically stable government. Gabon - Sustainable Resources?: In one of Africa’s wealthiest countries, oil revenues have declined, putting new pressure on the country’s timber resources.

Wild Chronicles - #301
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
Topics include: behind the scenes of the new 3-D film, “Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure”; the legendary quetzal of Mexico’s 300-acre Triunfo Reserve cloud forest; a young male African lion at Colorado’s Wild Animal Sanctuary: avian flu; global warming; and dolphins. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=279

Wild Chronicles - #311
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
Topics include: “wild west” conservation in the western United States; monitoring the 260-thousand acre Rio Bravo Preserve in Belize; social behavior of parrots; mobile schools on the Western Steppe of Mongolia; octopuses; and watch as King Tutankhamen’s mummy is moved http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=279

Wild Chronicles - #312
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Topics include: hippopotamuses in Columbia; whale sharks in western Australia; resources of the flood plains of the Niger River in West Africa; paraglide high above the Gobi desert; a mother cheetah and cubs in Botswana; and archaeologists unearth a three-million-year-old baby in Ethiopia.

Wild Chronicles - #337
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Topics include: wilderness conservation in Australia; use of pesticide is killing predators and birds of prey in Africa; cutthroat trout along the Yellowstone River in Wyoming; 4REAL - stories of people making a difference in their community; the “Greendex” study of consumer behavior; and seasonal forest fires in the American West.
Math Illuminated - 111 Connecting with Networks
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
Connections can be physical, as with bridges, or immaterial, as with friendships. Both types of connections can be understood using the network theory, or the graph theory, which is a way to abstract and quantify the notion of connectivity. It also looks at how this branch of math provides insights into complicated networks such as ecosystems. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=269

Math Illuminated - 112 In Sync
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Systems of synchronization occur throughout the animate and inanimate world. This unit shows how synchronization can be analyzed, studied and modeled via the mathematics of differential equations and the application of these ideas toward understanding the workings of things such as the heart. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=269

Power of Place - 117 Sacred Space, Secular States?
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Jerusalem - Capital of Two States?: Can the historical and political geography of this holy city provide clues to a peaceful resolution between Jews and Palestinians? Turkey - Fundamental Change: At the edge of Europe, Turkey hopes to take economic advantage of its proximity to the western world. http://www.pbs.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=271

Power of Place - 118 Oil and Water
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Egypt - Gift of the Nile: This program investigates Egypt’s limited natural resources, focusing on its dependence on the Nile River. Oman: Looking Beyond Oil: Having benefited greatly from its relatively modest oil reserves, Oman looks to diversify its economy for future growth. http://www.pbs.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=271

Substance Abuse: Research Update - 101 Top Ten Myths About Alcohol and Drugs
No Exp 20 min CC
Includes: Everybody’s doing it; I can stop when I feel like it; Beer isn’t as bad as hard liquor; I can get high & still be in control; I can drive a car high on marijuana; Marijuana isn’t harmful or addictive; Prescription drugs can’t hurt me because they’re legal; Drugs help relieve stress; Drugs & alcohol do not damage the brain or steroids the body. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=275

Substance Abuse: Research Update - 102 Rushing, Crashing, Dying: The Meth Epidemic
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This program features interviews with law enforcement authorities, ER doctors, social workers and recovered addicts and their families to show the horrors of meth abuse. Viewers learn how meth destroys the brains and bodies of users and how meth lab toxins poison children living nearby. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=275

Substance Abuse: Research Update - 103 Tobacco and Death: Perfect Together
No Exp 38 min CC
Interviews with people whose lives have been ravaged by tobacco use are intertwined with images of diseased lungs, damaged hearts and various cancers to give viewers a true picture of the effects of tobacco. The program has interviews of smokers dying from head and neck cancer, lung cancers and heart disease. Mortality rates are included. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=275

Substance Abuse: Research Update - 104 Uppers and Downers: The Facts About Stimulants and Depressants
No Exp 16 min CC
This docudrama presents the facts on how abuse of stimulants and depressants harms the brain and body. An expert talks about the biological impact of using stimulants including caffeine, ADHD medicines Ritalin and Adderall, nicotine, amphetamines, cocaine, crack, and Ecstasy. Depressants include: alcohol, sleeping pills and tranquilizers. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=275

Substance Abuse: Research Update - 105 Myths of Marijuana Debunked
No Exp 21 min CC
Marijuana is not addictive. It doesn’t harm the body. It doesn’t harm the brain. Marijuana doesn’t impair driving or negatively impact teens’ futures. There’s no connection between marijuana use and unhealthy risk-taking. The program debunks these misconceptions and the latest facts, science and statistics to prove the dangers of use. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=275

Substance Abuse: Research Update - 106 Addictions of the Human Brain
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Addiction is a disease of the brain and teens are at the greatest risk. Studies indicate that drugs affect the developing brain more than the adult brain, putting teens at a higher risk. It illustrates the complicated structure and function of the brain and explains the changes caused by prolonged use. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=275

Wild Chronicles - 301
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
Topics include: behind the scenes of the new 3-D film, “Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure”; the legendary quetzal of Mexico’s 300-acre Triunfo Reserve cloud forest; a young male African lion at Colorado’s Wild Animal Sanctuary; avian flu; global warming; and dolphins. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=279

Wild Chronicles - 307
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
Topics include: depletion of herring stocks in the Atlantic off the coast of Maine; the Genographic Project - a genetic study of man traces humanity’s origins back 50,000 years; Bridal Veil Falls, a natural skyscraper of ice in Colorado; wild world of bats; and acorn woodpeckers in southern California. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=279

Wild Chronicles – 310
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Topics include: black bear populations in Florida; the American Prairie Foundation plan to restore vital prairie land in the American West; the goliath tarantula in French Guyana; clean-up effort along the banks of the Anacostia River in Washington, D.C.; Polish climbers attempt Himalayan peak in the dead of winter and nocturnal rainforest creatures. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=279

Wild Chronicles – 340
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Paleontologists search remote Utah canyons for fossils of the large marine reptile, Plesiosaurus. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=279

History Channel Classroom - Art Rebellion
Expires 10/31/10 1/2 hr CC
In 1800, Paris was racing toward a modern and exciting future. But the men who controlled the city’s art scene had their eyes fixed on the past. Then a group of radical young rebels, who became known as the impressionists decided to challenge these cultural tyrants. The modernist works they created would dominate and refine art.

History Channel Classroom - Ireland: Power of Poets
Expires 10/31/10 1/2 hr CC
When the British conquered Ireland in 1215, poetry helped to preserve the Irish identity. William Butler Yeats was the first Irish poet to gain acclaim outside of Ireland by winning a Nobel Prize. Patrick Kavanagh wrote earthy poems about the hard lives of farmers. Heaney, Paul Muldoon and Eavon Boland wrote about social issues in hope of change.

History Channel Classroom - Seeking Truth: The Life of Leo Tolstoy
Expires 10/31/10 1/2 hr CC
Leo Tolstoy has been called the world’s greatest writer, and War and Peace the world’s greatest novel. Tolstoy wanted to capture life in all its complexity and succeeded better than any other writer before, or perhaps, since. A master of psychological description, he expanded the definition of the novel with very realistic characters.

History Channel Classroom - The Mystery of Edward Stratemeyer
Expires 10/31/10 1/2 hr CC
Most of his readers have never heard of Edward Stratemeyer even though he created some of the best-loved children’s series; Tom Swift, The Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew. Stratemeyer was such a prolific writer that he hired ghostwriters to churn out stories based on his “Stratemeyer Formula.”

History Channel Classroom - The Secret Life of Edith Wharton
Expires 10/31/10 1/2 hr CC
Born into New York City’s upper class in 1862, Edith Wharton wrote satrical and moving stories, creating some of the most enduring books in American literature. House of Mirth was her debut novel at the age of 43. The Age of Innocence, a novel that looked at the early 20th century world, won her the first Pulitizer Prize awarded to a woman.

History Channel Classroom - W. B. Yeats
Expires 10/31/10 1/2 hr CC
Driven by love, William Butler Yeats wrote of Ireland’s landscape, myths and of his obsessive love for Maud Gonne. A Nobel Prize winning author, his poems and plays helped to shape Ireland’s identity and raised Irish poetry and literature to international stature. His later work took on a more mystical tone.

History Channel Classroom - Siegfried Sassoon: A War Poet’s Journey
Expires 10/31/10 1/2 hr CC
He left his privileged, upper-class life in the English countryside for London in 1914 to become a poet. Once there, he got caught up in the wartime frenzy and enlisted. WWI changed him from eager soldier to active pacifist, and his flowery poetry became bitter realism. His writings survive as one of the greatest bodies of anti-war literature.

Math Illuminated - 105 Other Dimensions
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This unit explores different aspects of the concept of dimension, what it means to have higher dimensions, and how fractional or “fractal” dimensions may be better for measuring real-world objects such as ferns, mountains and coastlines. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=269

Math Illuminated - 106 Beauty of Symmetry, The
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This unit explores Group Theory, the mathematical quantification of symmetry, which is key to understanding how to remove structure from (i.e. shuffle) a deck of cards or to fathom structure in a crystal. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=269

Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century - 113 The Mainland
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Laos: Isolated Heart: Laos is emerging from isolation to join the global economy as an explorer of hydroelectric power.Vietnam : Fertile Dreams: As the world’s second largest rice exporter, Vietnam’s booming economy is evidence in the explosive growth of Ho Chi Minh City. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=271

Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century - 111 A Challenge for Two Old Cities
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Lanzhou: Confluence of Cultures: We travel to the frontiers of Han and Muslim China in the city of Lanzhou. Shenyang: Hope for China’s Rust Belt? A previously dynamic industrial city continues to struggle with modernizing its manufacturing infrastructure. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=271

Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century - 112 Small Farms, Big Cities
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Northern Japan: Protecting the Harvest: Japanese rice farmers battle destructive weather in order to save their crops. Tokyo: Anatomy of a Mega-City: The continuing expansion of the Tokyo megalopolis leads to ever-longer commutes and demand for suburban housing. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=271

Wild Chronicles #304
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In this episode the topics include: lion populations in Kenya; mating song of the male mouse; “Hogzilla,” wild hog of enormous proportions in Georgia; conservation of Ecuador’s Sangay National Park; finding a sea route through the Northwest Passage in the Canadian Arctic; and the return of Peruvian artifacts taken from Machu Picchu.

Wild Chronicles #305
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
In this program the topics include: clean water issues in South Africa; orphaned baby gorilla in Colorado’s Cheyenne Mountain Zoo; farming climate connection to greenhouse gas emissions in Iowa; recent demise of Grevy’s Zebra population in northern Kenya; “The Sacred Headwaters,” in British Columbia’s Stikine Basin Watershed and frogs.

Wild Chronicles - #306
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
Topics include: How Anatolian shepherd dogs aid cheetah conservation in Namibia; whooping cranes in Necedeh, Wisconsin; archaeological treasures in Libya; the leatherback sea turtle in the Amazon basin; crows in upstate New York; and tiny dung beetles in the Serengeti. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=279

Workplace Essential Skills - 118 Following Directions
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This series teaches not just skills but also the attitudes necessary to succeed at work. This episode is on the role and importance of following directions on the job. http://iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=225

Workplace Essential Skills - 119 Reading Reports and Manuals
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This episode is on the need for usage, organization and comprehension skills for reports and manuals in the workplace. http://iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=225

Frontline - Choice 2008
No Exp 1 hr CC
This program examines the rich personal and political biographies of candidates, John McCain and Barack Obama. It draws on interviews with the advisers, friends and those closest to these unlikely candidates, as well as with seasoned observers of politics, who together tell the story of these men and their ascent to their party nominations.

Math Illuminated - 101 The Primes
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The properties and patterns of prime numbers have been a source of wonder across cultures for thousands of years. This unit explores our fascination with primes. The Riemann Hypothesis, a possible description of the pattern behind the primes, and the use of the primes as the foundation of modern cryptography are included. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=269

Math Illuminated - 102 Combinatorics Counts
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This unit looks at combinatorics, the mathematics of counting complicated configurations. In an age in which the organization of bits and bytes of data is of paramount importance, combinatorics is essential. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=269

Math Illuminated - 103 How Big is Infinity?

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This unit explores how mathematics attempts to understand infinity, including the intriguing work of Georg Cantor, who initiated the study of infinity as a number and the role of infinity in standardized measurement. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=269

Math Illuminated - 104 Topology’s Twists and Turns
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Topology concerns those properties of an object that remain the same even when the object is stretched and squashed. In this unit investigate topology’s seminal relationship to network theory, the study of connectedness, and its critical function in understanding the shape of the universe in which we live.

Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century - 108 Holding the Hinterlands
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Dagestan: Caucuses Disconnect?: The ethnically diverse, Islamic republic of Dagestan contrasts with neighboring Chechnya where rebels fight for independence. Bratsk: The Legacy of Central Planning: Communist ambitions create the world’s largest hydroelectric project followed by a Russian city in the middle of Siberia.

Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century - 109 Changes of the Chang Jiang
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Shahghai: Head of the Dragon: Shanghai enters the 21st century on a wave of development, ready to reclaim its legacy as China’s commercial center. Sijia: Small Town, Big Change: The steady growth of a township enterprise illustrates three great contrasts in modern China: rural vs. urban, agricultural vs. industrial, coastal vs interior.

Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century - 110 The Booming Maritime Edge
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Guangdong: Globalization in the Pearl River Delta: This program explores globalization and the effects of modernization on Chinese society. Taiwan: High-Tech Tiger: What factors contributed to Taiwan’s emergence as a high-tech powerhouse? http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=271

Wild Chronicles #301
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The topics include: behind the scenes of the new 3-D film, “Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure”; the legendary quetzal of Mexico’s 300-acre Triunfo Reserve cloud forest; a young male African lion at Colorado’s Wild Animal Sanctuary; avian flu; and the effects of global warming on dolphins.

Wild Chronicles #340
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In this episode, marine mammals are found in a very dry desert in Utah; in Alaska, there are two guys, two bikes and a lot of ground to cover; and in Venezuela, you will see some very large snakes.

Wild Chronicles #341
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In Australia, collecting DNA in the platypus and new ways to track a creature; in Montserrat, a frog that could be saved by a volcano and in Columbia help for a small endangered monkey.

Wild Chronicles #342
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On the U.S. east coast officials are catching flack, the conservation measures are frustrating the flounder fishermen. In India, a trip of the tongue, there is a push to record endangered languages. In Australia you find a nursery turned up-side down, it is a nursery for orphaned bats down under.


Ancient History - 109 The Greek City-State and Democracy
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2500 years ago, the Greeks gave the world something more valuable than architectural wonders or material wealth, the ideas of democracy, liberty, freedom of speech and the pursuit of truth for truth’s sake. This program tells how a group of people invented self-rule based on citizenship, at a time when they were surrounded by tyrants and despots.

ASSIGNMENT DISCOVERY - T2 Africa: Shaped by the Past
Expires 12/30/09 1 hr CC
Africa’s long history dates back to the dawn of man, and the past strongly influences the lives of Africans today. Included are Egypt’s ancient civilization, the history of weaving, submerged Alexandria, the slave trade and the apartheid legacy. http://school.discoveryeducation.com/ontv/themes/f2008_ancient_Civilizations_week2.html

ASSIGNMENT DISCOVERY - T3 Unsafe Waters
Expires 1/6/10 1 hr CC
Investigate the nature and condition of the compound that covers 3/4 of the Earth’s surface. Segments present recent discoveries in the areas of marine biology, ecology and exploration. http://school.discoveryeducation.com/ontv/themes/f2008_natural_science_week3.html

ASSIGNMENT DISCOVERY - T4 Turmoil in 20th Century Europe
Expires 1/13/10 1 hr CC
Learn about the catastrophes that changed lives across Europe and in the world beyond. See why these tragic events occurred and how they continue to affect the world today. It includes the nuclear fallout in the Ukraine; tales from the Titanic disaster; the Berlin wall; plight of the WWII Jews in Poland and mine clearing in Kosovo.

ASSIGNMENT DISCOVERY - W3 Water: Friend or Foe
Expires 1/7/10 1 hr CC
In the course of history, water has carved out canyons, generated power for cities and devastated lives. Four segments address some of the properties, perils and uses of water.
http://school.discoveryeducation.com/ontv/themes/f2008_natural_science_week3.html

Best of Food - Spicy Latin Sensations
Expires 9/27/10 1/2 hr CC
This series explores American cuisine by visiting restaurant hot spots and interviewing culinary trend-setters. This show visits the Conga Room and La Boca in Los Angeles, Mama Mexico in New York, Hagana in Norwalk, Conn., Los Culebrina in Miami and Mercado Benito Juarez in Oaxaca, Mexico.

Globe Trekker - Sweden & Denmark
Expires 9/17/13 1 hr CC
A trip through Sweden and Denmark, including a Viking festival in Aarhas, a tour of the Nobel Museum and a visit with tennis legend Bjorn Borg. Also: a visit to Stockholm and a horseback ride along the Baltic Coast.

Intelligent Talk Television - 144 Great Ape Trust Symposium: The Chimpanzee Mind
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Dr. Tetsuro Matsuzawa, a professor in the Language and Intelligence Section of the Primate Research Institute at Kyoto University in Japan speaks about his research that has focused on chimpanzee intelligence and tool use, both in the wild and in lab settings. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=238

Intelligent Talk Television - 146 Who Speaks for Islam? What a Billion Muslims Really Think
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This lecture features Dalia Mogahed, co-author of Who Speaks for Islam?, the culmination of a multi-year polling effort in 35 countries that disproves Western myths about Muslims. His lecture is followed by reactions from a panel of four Des Moines professionals.

Nutrition Basics: Why Food Matters - 106 Fast Food Survival Guide
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Fast food is here to stay as a part of our culture and economy. We choose to eat on the run and vote for fast food with our pocketbooks. This program examines the role of fast food in society and shows that even though you might not want to become its best friend, you can learn to live with it.

Nutrition Basics: Why Food Matters - 107 Eat Right
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 2005
Food Pyramid - The revamped USDA food pyramid emphasizes, for the first time, the importance of physical activity and also discusses eating nutrient-dense foods. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=270

Passport to Latin America with Samantha Brown - Central Valley, Costa Rica
Expires 9/19/13 1/2 hr CC
Samantha’s passport is stamped Costa Rica, but instead of soaking up its popular coastlines, Samantha finds there’s a wealth to explore down in the valleys and up in the mountains of Costa Rica’s Central Valley.

Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century - 103 Supranationalism and Devolution
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Strasbourg: Symbol of a United Europe - The city of Strasbourg is one center of power in an increasingly supranationalist Europe. Slovakia: New Sovereignty - Since Czechoslovakia separated into the Czech Republic and Slovakia, how have the Slovaks fared? http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=271

Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century - 104 East Looks West
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Berlin: United We Stand - Berlin is now capital of a reunified Germany and a symbol of a more unified Europe. But the integration of East Berlin requires urban reorganization and economic expansion. Poland: Diffusion of Democracy -Strategies for spreading democracy through Poland required a decidedly spatial approach.

Power of Place: Geography of the 21st Century - 105 Transforming Industrial Heartland
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Liverpool: A Tale of Two Cities - Can European Union investment and the growth of service industries turn the tide of economic decline? Randstad: Preserving the Green Heart - Tiny, crowded Netherlands tries to keep its transportation connections while preserving dwindling green space. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=271

Power of Place: Geography of the 21st Century - 106 Challenges in the Hinterlands
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Andalucia: Developments in the Hinterlands - Spanish Andalucia struggles to move beyond tourism and agriculture to integrate with Europe’s heartland. Iceland: Edge of the Habitable World - At the borders of the habitable world, Iceland must balance sustainable fish harvests with social costs.

These Kids Mean Business
No Exp 1 hr CC
Centered on budding entrepreneurs across the country and programs created to foster their interest and understanding of the free market, These Kids Mean Business tells the tale of underpriviledged youth creating and living their version of the American success story. http://www.pbs.org/thesekidsmeanbusiness/

Twilight Zone - Dust
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A con artist sells magic dust capable of eliminating guilty feelings.

Wild Chronicles #238
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In the Arctic take a grueling trek over melting ice that gives a new perspective to global warming. In Hawaii they are flipping out over the endangered monk seals. In Africa, they are finding some of the secrets to elephant communication.

Wild Chronicles #342
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On the U.S. east coast they are catching flack, the conservation measures are frustrating the flounder fishermen. In India, a trip of the tongue, there is a push to record endangered languages. In Australia you find a nursery turned up-side down, it is a nursery for orphaned bats down under.

Advertising, the Media and Your Health
No Exp 20 min CC
This program examines how different forms of media influences young consumers to smoke, drink, eat unhealthy foods and take greater risks with sexual behavior. Using the latest tools in brain imaging, the program also shows how violent video games may make people more accepting of violence while increasing feelings of anxiety or vulnerability.

Ancient History - 105 Rome Reexamined: The Rise of the Roman Republic
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Learn how from the humblest beginnings, Rome rose up to become the first self-governing republic. By including the vanquished and allowing anyone to move up through the ranks of its unique society, Rome came to control much of the Mediterranean world. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=256

Ancient History - 106 Rome Reexamined: Military Triumphs & the Death of the Roman Republic
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Learn how in the second half of the Republic, the Romans became the greatest fighting force in the ancient world. The Romans believed that the gods mandated they were destined to rule the entire world. However, their incredible military success would lead to civil wars as the armies of Julius Caesar and Pompey fought for control of Rome.

Ancient History - 107 Rome Reexamined: The Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire
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A series of good and bad emperors rise to the throne of Rome from 27 BC to 476 AD. Rome assimilates all of the Mediterranean & most of western Europe, with the population of the empire eventually totaling over 10 million. In 312 AD, Rome’s last great Emperor, Constantine, embraces Christianity, establishing one of the world’s major religions.

Ancient History - 108 Rome Reexamined: The Splendor of Imperial Rome
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During the Imperial period, from Augustus to Constantine, Rome became the most magnificent city in the world. In this program, from ancient Roman Forum to the Colosseum, the glories and accomplishments that were once Rome are revealed. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=256

Passport to Latin America - Quito, Ecuador
Expires 9/12/13 1/2 hr CC
Samantha’s breath is taken away when she lands 9,000 feet above sea level in Quito, Ecuador. She’ll stop across the widest part of the Earth and have one foot in the Northern Hemisphere and one foot in the Southern Hemisphere.

Power of Place - 101 One Earth, Many Scales
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Geography Training for Astronauts: Preparation for a NASA Shuttle mission provides context for introducing key issues in physical geography and human-environmental interaction. Globalization and Revolt: Why do the forces of globalization seem to draw some places closer together and cause others to pull farther apart?

Power of Place - 102 Boundaries and Borderlands
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Twin Cities, Divided Lives: A single Mexican mother’s daily struggle for survival introduces us to concepts of relative location and geographic regions. Operation Hold the Line: The U.S. - Mexico borderlands form a unified cultural and economic region with qualities of both nations. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=271

Secret Oceans - 101 Explorers of the Deep
No Exp 15 min CC
Ocean exploration is a life of extremes from the intensity and risk to the disciplined analysis of lab work. This program covers why and how the explorers chose these careers; what it’s like to be one of the few humans to ever visit these remote places and why the oceans compel them to dig deeper by studying an ecosystem hostile to life. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=272

Secret Oceans - 102 Tools of Discovery
No Exp 15 min CC
New technology and time-tested techniques bring the oceans’ secrets within reach. Included: a manned submersible with remote control arms, lights & camera; a ROV that can dive 9000’ under the Arctic ice and beam back HD videos & collect specimens and an array of gear to photograph, qualify, measure and help decipher what goes on in the ocean. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=272

Secret Oceans - 103 Deep Water Ecosystems
No Exp 15 min CC
Scientists try to grasp the big picture by posing questions about how the oceans work as entire ecosystems. Are deep sea coral key players in overall ocean health? Is the Arctic a barometer of global health? How does global warming effect the Arctic and how could the Arctic change the world? Can all oceans be considered as one giant ecosystem? http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=272

Stash That Cash: Budgeting, Saving and Investing for Teens
No Exp 22 min CC
This program introduces the concepts of money management and financial planning for the future in a fun, easy-to-understand manner. Students learn how to make monthly budgets, how to balance a checkbook, how internet banking works, how credit cards work, how to avoid credit traps, and how to protect themselves from identity theft.

Twilight Zone - A Nice Place to Visit
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
After a small-time crook is shot and killed by a policeman, he enters an afterlife in which it seems his every wish will be granted.

Twilight Zone - The Jeopardy Room
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A Russian defector gets a message that he has three hours to disarm a bomb hidden in his hotel room, and if he attempts to escape he will be shot.

Wild Chronicles - #240
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In this program researchers visit the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska to examine how it is fairing with global warming. Bear behavior is studied through a camera strapped to the bear. We also go to Cairo for a close look at the treasures of the Egyptian Empire.

Wild Chronicles - #241
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Aerial photographer Robert Haas shoots images in the skies over South America for his new book. Are African meerkats involved in gang warfare as they face the enemy? The World Wildlife Foundation goes to Cambodia to try to save the world’s largest freshwater fish.

Wild Chronicles - #242 Congo Gorillas
No Exp 1 hr CC
Years of habitat loss and big game hunting have driven the Congo’s mountain gorillas close to extinction.

Wild Chronicles - #337
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Topics are: wilderness conservation in Australia; pesticide use is killing large predators and birds of prey on the African savanna; cutthroat trout along the Yellowstone River in NW Wyoming; 4REAL - stories of people making a difference in their community; the “Greendex” study of consumer behavior as it relates to the environment and green issues.

Art of the Western World - In Our Own Time
No Exp 1 hr CC
In Part 1, the Abstract Expressional movement established New York as a center for the visual arts and works by Pollack, Warhol, Lichtenstein and the sculptor Oldenburg are examined. Part II, with many of the rules tested and discarded, the art world has become international. They look over the past and forward to implications for the future.

Workplace Essential Skills - 102 Matching Skills and Jobs
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"Workplace Essential Skills" teaches not just the skills but also the attitudes necessary to succeed at work. This episode shows tools to help you assess your own skills and then find a job that fits. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=225

Art of the Western World - The Classical Ideal
No Exp 1 hr CC
Magnificent masterpieces of the western world are presented in their cultural and historic settings, from classical tradition to modern art. Part II shows the genius of the Roman engineering & architecture used, while portrait sculpture exalts its rulers. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=252

Passport to Europe With Samantha Brown - Brussels, Belgium
Expires 5/16/13 1/2 hr CC
Samantha takes off to this capital city and is totally charmed by it. The country of Belgium is roughly the size of Maryland with nearly one million people. It is a powerful city. Also included are the headquarters of NATO and the European Union, its symbol, the Manneken Pis, the Comic Strip Museum and their chocolate industry.

Passport to Europe with Samantha Brown - Cornwall, England
Expires 6/13/13 1/2 hr CC
Cornwall is a county on the southwestern tip of England. Warmed by the Gulf Stream, it boasts the country’s mildest climate with a prominent surf culture. It is England’s top vacation region. Landmarks include: St. Ives, St. Michael’s Mount, The Eden Project, Camel Valley Vineyards and the Minack.

Passport to Europe with Samantha Brown - Santorini, Greece
Expires 5/30/13 1/2 hr CC
Samantha Brown’s never vacationed on an active volcano. Her trip to Santorini, Greece will change all that! She’ll cruise the Aegean Sea on a catamaran and celebrate the island’s nightlife with music. She just might even throw away her return ticket!

Understanding the Work of Nature
No Exp 1 hr CC
This program sheds new light on biological diversity. Biological diversity is seen as a kind of “insurance policy,” giving natural communities the greatest number of options for remaining healthy and productive in the face of environmental changes. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=136

Treasuring Our Natural Heritage - 102. Appreciating Nature’s Services
No Exp 1 hr CC
This episode describes an array of benefits that humans receive from biologically diverse natural systems, including photosynthesis, plant pollution, maintenance of soil fertility, water purification, erosion and flood control, control of population and disease, genetic diversity, and the recreational, spiritual and aesthetic enjoyment of nature.

Treasuring Our Natural Heritage - 103. Conserving the Diversity of Life
No Exp 1 hr CC
This program explores threats to biological diversity including water pollution, human population growth, invasive species, habitat loss & fragmentation & the extinction of species. It goes on to present practical examples of wise stewardship, successful conservation efforts, & promising approaches to protecting the diversity of life on Earth.

Twilight Zone - A Piano in the House
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
A cynical theater critic discovers that the player piano he gave to his wife causes people to reveal their inner selves.

Twilight Zone - A World of His Own
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
A playwright finds that anything he describes into his tape recorder magically appears.

Twilight Zone - Back There
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
A twentieth century man is mysteriously transported back to the Ford Theater moments before President Lincoln’s assassination.

Twilight Zone - King Nine Will Not Return
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
The captain of a WWII bomber remembers his plane crashing in the desert but cannot remember what happened to the rest of his crew.

Twilight Zone - Little Girl Lost
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
A couple is awakened in the middle of the night by the cries of their six-year-old daughter who has fallen through a mysterious door to another dimension. http://www.scifi.com/twilightzone/episodes/season03/


Al Roker Investigates - Horrors of Hazing, The

No Exp 1 hr CC 3/11/05
Al Roker investigates the abusive hazing of a high school wrestler and two sorority pledges at Loyola University in New Orleans. Roker speaks to hazing victims, their families, and members of the Greek organizations to examine an issue important to all parents and students.


Al Roker Investigates - katie.com
No Exp 1 hr CC 2/18/05
Al Roker investigates the abusive hazing of a high school wrestler and two sorority pledges at Loyola University in New Orleans. Roker speaks to hazing victims, their families, and members of the Greek organizations to examine an issue important to all parents and students.


Al Roker Investigates - Menace on Main Street
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 4/20/07
This two-part program explores the rise of violent gangs in middle class and suburban area around the United States and interviews both gang members and their families. http://www.courttv.com/choices/al_roker_menace/?sect=3


Al Roker Investigates - Methamphetamine Part 1 of 2
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 4/7/06
Two-part documentary examines the effects of methamphetamine use on individuals, families, and communities through the lens of the murder of a young girl in Indiana. Mature subject matter.


Al Roker Investigates - Methamphetamine Part 2 of 2
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 4/14/06
This documentary highlights methamphetamine and its associated problems, including addiction, crime, and environmental hazards.


American at the Crossroads - Faith Without Fear
Expires 4/16/10 1 hr CC
Through a new lens, Ishad Manji, noted author and questioning Muslim, takes a journey to reconcile her faith in Allah with her love for freedom. She reveals the personal risks -- emotional and physical -- that come with such an urgent mission. http://www.pbs.org/weta/crossroads/about/show_the_case-for_war.html


American at the Crossroads - Gangs of Iraq
Expires 4/16/10 1 hr CC

GANGS OF IRAQ takes a hard look at how the training effort has failed and how these coalition-trained forces have themselves been infiltrated by various sectarian militias. This effort to stand up Iraqi forces and go after militias remains a centerpiece of America’s strategy. http://www.pbs.org/weta/crossroads/about/show_warriors.html

American at the Crossroads - Security vs Liberty: The Other War
Expires 4/16/10 1 hr CC
Following 9/11, the U.S. government adopted some controversial new tactics intended to prevent future terrorist attacks, including warrantless eavesdropping on American’s phone calls and secret demands for records under the Patriot Act. http://www.pbs.org/weta/crossroads/about/show_security_vs_liberty.html


American at the Crossroads - Struggle for the Soul of Islam: Inside Indonesia
Expires 4/16/10 1 hr CC
The majority practice their religion with a devotion deeply felt. But compared to the stereotypes carried in the minds of most Westerners, Islam in Indonesia is different. http://www.pbs.org/weta/crossroads/about/show_the_case-for_war.html


American at the Crossroads - The Brotherhood
Expires 4/16/10 1 hr CC
The Muslim Brotherhood is a secretive, international movement dedicated to the spread of a fundamental version of Islam throughout the world - but is it also offering support and encouragement to terrorists? http://www.pbs.org/weta/crossroads/about/show_the_brotherhood.html


American at the Crossroads - The Case for War: In Defense of Freedom
Expires 4/16/10 1 hr CC
This film follows one of the advocates for the war against Saddam Hussein. Former Sec. of Defense, Richard Perle travels the globe articulating, defending and debating the neoconservative case for an assertive American foreign policy. http://www.pbs.org/weta/crossroads/about/show_the_case-for_war.html


American at the Crossroads - Warriors
Expires 4/16/10 1 hr CC
Filmed in 2005 in some of the most dangerous areas in and around Baghdad, WARRIORS profiles a handful of Army soldiers. They range from a squadron leader just weeks into his first combat command to a seasoned sergeant on a night raid. http://www.pbs.org/weta/crossroads/about/show_warriors.html


Ancient Civilizations - (1) The Beginning is in the End
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
This program examines how civilizations began in China, India, Egypt and Central America, but concentrates on Sumer, a region of Mesopotamia near the meeting of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. The basic human needs for food, security and creativity are shown to have shaped the pattern of growth of ancient societies.


Ancient Civilizations - (2) Balancing the Budget
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
The discovery of agriculture and the subsequent domestication of animals gradually led to economies based on trade. This evolution in Egypt is examined in detail. The Minions and Phoenicians are also studied.


Ancient Civilizations - (3) Safekeeping
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
This study of ancient systems of security reveals how these systems evolved into sophisticated governments and codes of law. Athens and Sparta are contrasted. The Etruscans and republican Rome are also examined.


Ancient Civilizations - (4) On the Town
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
The cultural high points of ancient civilizations in art, architecture, literature, engineering and technology are examined, focusing on the Golden Age of Greece.


Ancient Civilizations - (5) Legacies
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
The debt we owe to past civilizations-- Rome in particular--is explored in this series. Western architecture, law, government, language, drama, medicine, sports, math and writing all came from the ancient world.


Ancient Civilizations - (6) The End is the Beginning
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
The reasons for the decline and fall of civilizations explored in this series are examined. Elements of a fallen civilization are often the beginning of another.


Assignment Iowa - Digital Horizon
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
We use digital media in varying degrees -- web sites, blogs, podcasts, interactive television and more. While some people are quite knowledgeable, others are a little wary. This episode will break down the walls of the exciting world of digital technology.


Ballet Folklorico
No Exp 2 hrs CC

Bermuda Triangle - Startling New Secrets
No Exp 40 min CC 12/12/05
Explore the mysterious phenomenon known as the Bermuda Triangle, in this groundbreaking scientific investigation sponsored by the SCI FI Channel and hosted by MSNBC anchor Lester Holt.


Bill Nye the Science Guy (Life Science) - Smell
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 12/10/98
The sense of smell helps us interpret our environment and react to the things around us by letting us know when new smells are close-by. Other animals use their sense of smell even more than we do. Noses receive a smell, then the olfactory part of the brain decodes the many messages it gets, and lets you know that our feet are truly smelly.


Bill Nye the Science Guy (Physical Science) - Architecture
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 9/5/06
Bill uses the “Dollhouse of Science” to demonstrate how architects design buildings. Then, he travels to Japan to learn how pagodas are built to withstand earthquakes.


Bill Nye the Science Guy (Physical Science) - Atoms
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 9/5/06
Bill Nye takes to the sky in a hot air balloon and goes scuba diving in the Seattle Aquarium to explain why objects like boats, helium and balloons are buoyant.


Bill Nye the Science Guy (Physical Science) - Science of Music
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 3/3/99
Each musical note, and every tone of each instrument is, in fact, a unique sound wave. Getting the exact sound waves in the pattern you want -- now that’s way cool science!


Bill Nye the Science Guy - (10) Respiration
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 9/7/05
Bill gets aerobic about the importance of respiration when he jogs, bikes, swims and scuba dives. Discover how to measure how much air each breath contains and make a model lung in a nifty home experiment. See a demonstration of how cigarette smoke can infiltrate and injure lungs.


Bill Nye the Science Guy - (11) The Planets
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 9/7/05
Bill goes planet gazing and takes a serious look at Jupiter’s features. Earth’s elliptical orbit, and the distances between planets are included. A cool home demo shows how to make Mars soil.


Bill Nye the Science Guy - (12) Plants
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 9/7/05
The Science Guy branches out and gets to the root of the matter to explain wild things about plants such as how they breathe, make food, defend themselves, and move their seeds around.


Bill Nye the Science Guy - (15) Climates
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 9/14/05
Bill Delivers hot sand from Saudi Arabia and bananas from humid Costa Rica, all to explain how different climates are created and how they affect out planet.


Bill Nye the Science Guy - (16) Ocean Life
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 9/14/05
The Science Guy knows everyone who’s anyone in the ocean’s food chain, from the tiny, meek species to the bottom, all the way to the large, ferocious species at the top. Bill goes underwater to talk about ocean ecosystems and the importance of small organisms such as coral, plankton and kelp.


Bill Nye the Science Guy - (17) Mammals
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 9/14/05
They’re sometimes big, they’re hairy, and they’re warm-blooded. From human being to moose and from cats to rats, Bill explains what it takes to be in the mammal family.


Bill Nye the Science Guy - (18) Populations
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 9/14/05
A peep of chickens, a pride of lions, a gaggle of geese, and a crowd of people. What do they all have in common? They’re all populations! The Science Guy explores how these living groups compete for food, homes and space.


Bill Nye the Science Guy - (19) Earthquakes
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 9/14/05
Thousands of earthquakes happen each year and Bill trembles in his boos when he explains what causes them. Find out what makes big pieces of the Earth’s crust (the plates) move and what you should have on hand in case of a quake. He also visits with scientists who study and measure earthquakes.


Bill Nye the Science Guy - (8) The Sun
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 9/7/05
Bill sheds light on solar flares, eclipses, sunspots, fusion and solar energy, and visits an enormous solar energy farm outside Sacramento, California, to demonstrate how the sun is the source of energy for all living things on Earth.


Bill Nye the Science Guy - (9) Atmosphere
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 9/7/05
The Science Guy talks about atmosphere, its five different levels, and how it protects the Earth. Bill soars into the heavy topic of atmospheric air pressure and radio waves.


Bill Nye the Science Guy - Deserts
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 9/21/05
Bill travels to Arizona’s stunning Sonoran desert -- and has a close encounter of the camel kind -- while exploring this unique ecosystem and demonstrating the special ways its native plants and animals flourish.


Bill Nye the Science Guy - Do It Yourself Science
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 9/21/05
Who knows better than the Science Guy that you can demonstrate big scientific ideas with small experiments? Get a lesson in “Do-it-Yourself Science” from Bill himself and learn how you, too can conduct scientific experiments.


Bill Nye the Science Guy - Flowers
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 9/21/05
The Science Guy, with the help of Drew Barrymore, shows that flowers are more than just pretty faces. They make seeds, play a key role in pollination and help plants to reproduce.


Bill Nye the Science Guy - Genes
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 9/21/05
Did you know that humans have about 80,000 genes? And that genes determine everything from hair and eye color to whether or not you can roll your tongue? It’s all in the genes you inherited from you mother and father (23 pairs to be exact). Join Bill as he explores the chromosomal world of DNA.


Bill Nye the Science Guy - Heart
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 9/21/05
Bill checks out this important muscular pump’s function in the body, by pulling nine “Gs” with the United States Navy’s Blue Angels and chatting with Seattle Mariner Edgar Martinez.


Bill Nye the Science Guy - Inventions
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 9/21/05
All day long our lives are made easier by one invention or another, but we may not realize that not all inventions are carefully planned -- some of the most valuable inventions come about by accident! Bill examines the process of inventing, with help from actor Samuel L. Jackson.


Bill Nye the Science Guy - Lakes & Ponds
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 9/21/05
Bodies of water surrounded by land on all sides are called lakes if they’re large, and ponds if they’re small. Lakes and ponds are formed when water collects (it pools!) in a low place in the ground. Where does all that water come from? Bill ponders this and many other freshwater questions in this exciting program.


Biology of - Program 10: Animal Unit - Flatworms
No Exp 16 min CC 9/8/04
This program observes the structure , behavior and life cycles of planarians and other free-living flatworms, some so small they can only be studied with a microscope. It examines the bizarre life cycles of flukes and tapeworms with revealing shot of these parasites at home in the organs of their vertebrate hosts.


Biology of - Program 11: Nematodes, Rotifers, Bryozoans and Various Minor Phyla
No Exp 19 min CC 9/8/04
Program 11 highlights roundworms including a number of important human parasites. Thirteen common rotifer species illustrate this diverse group of microscopic animals. Bryozoans, gastrotrichs, tardigrades, nemerteans and a recently discovered phylum, Gnathostonulida, acquaint students with the lesser-known branches of animal life.


Biology of - Program 12: Mollusca
No Exp 15 min CC 9/8/04
The phylum Mollusca is filled with wonderfully adapted soft-bodied creatures that make up four major classes: Polyplacophora, Gastropoda, Pelecypoda and Cephalopoda. In each group the emphasis is on: structure, behavior, larval development and adaptations.


Biology of - Program 13: Annelids
No Exp 15 min CC 9/8/04
Phylum Annelids is made up of segmented worms divided into three classes: Oligochaetes (earth worms and aquatic worms), Polychaetes (Nereis and thousands of other species that live in almost all marine habitats), and Leeches. http://iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=169


Biology of - Program 14: Arthropods
No Exp 24 min CC 9/8/04
This program explores the major classes of arthropods: Crustaceans; Arachnids (including whip scorpions, spiders, ticks and mites); and Uniramians (including centipedes, millipeds and insects). The program highlights their important details of structure and behavior. http://iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=169


Biology of - Program 15: Echinoderms
No Exp 15 min CC 9/8/04
Examining echimoderm life-styles shows that sea stars are predators, brittle stars and basket stars are detritus feeders, urchins and sand dollars are herbivores, sea cucumbers feed on detritus and plankton. http://iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=169


Biology of - Program 16: Chordates
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 9/22/04
The unique features of this group: a supporting rod (notochord), a hollow dorsal nerve, post-anal tail and pharyngeal gills, are investigated in modern animals. Key adaptations leading to the diversification and proliferation of the modern vertebrate groups are explored through fossils, living examples and animation.


Biology of - Program 1: Viruses
No Exp 18 min CC 9/1/04
This program introduces these strange parasitic entities--little more than packages of genetic information that subvert cells into producing more viruses. This program presents: the discovery of viruses, their structures, how they studied, and their various modes of infection and replication from the T-4 bacteriophage to complex retroviruses such as HIV.


Biology of - Program 2: Bacteria
No Exp 16 min CC 9/1/04
This program shows the range of behavior seen in living bacteria, how bacteria obtain nutrients through “external digestion,” and how to use sterile techniques for culturing and studying them. It shows the vital roles bacteria play in
maintaining the biosphere through oxygen production (cyanobacteria), decomposition and nitrogen fixation.


Biology of - Program 3: Protists
No Exp 20 min CC 9/1/04
Protists are defined by exploring a diversity of protist groups. Students investigate the structure, behavior, feeding methods, reproduction and ecological relationships among the different groups to better understand single-celled eukaryotes. Protists featured include Paramecium, Amoeba, Volvox, Spirogyra, and Euglena.


Biology of - Program 4: The Light Microscope
No Exp 20 min CC 9/1/04
Program 4 teaches students the basics of using a microscope, and then shows them now to use the light source, condenser, iris diaphragm, and different objectives to get the most out of viewing. Students also learn about dark field lighting and colored field lighting as well as polarized light microscopy.


Biology of - Program 5: Botanical Organisms Unit - Plants
No Exp 18 min CC 9/1/04
This program provides a general introduction to the green kingdom and describes the molecular level mechanisms of photosynthesis. The taxonomy section introduces the nonvascular plants (mosses and liverworts), primitive vascular plants (ferns and horsetails) gymnosperms and flowering plants--with emphasis on life cycles in each group.


Biology of - Program 6: Botanical Organisms Unit - Algae
No Exp 16 min CC 9/8/04
“Algae” refers to several evolutionary lines of photosynthetic organisms: Red Algae (plastids with chlorophyll A), Brown Algae (with chlorophyll A and C) and Green Algae (Chlorophyll A and B). These organisms play vital roles in aquatic/marine ecosystems, providing oxygen, food and shelter for vast communities of living things.


Biology of - Program 7: Botanical Organisms Unit - Fungi
No Exp 16 min CC 9/8/04
Fungi join with bacteria in breaking down dead organic material. In this program, the various types of fungi are recognized by their structures and life cycle stages. Certain fungi (mycorrhizae) form symbiotic relationships with plants. Their help is absorbing nutrients and water probably aided vascular plants in colonizing the land.


Biology of - Program 8: Animal Unit - Sponges
No Exp 15 min CC 9/8/04
With an estimated 15,000 species diversity, sponges play important roles in aquatic ecosystems as bacterial filters. This program uses underwater photography, microscopy, animation, SEM, and time-lapse microscopy to provide a colorful overview of sponge biology with an emphasis on structure, taxonomy, ecology and evolution.


Biology of - Program 9: Animal Unit - Cnidarians
No Exp 16 min CC 9/8/04
The program offers an in-depth study of Hydra and Obelia as well as the beautiful jellyfish of Class Scyhozoa, sea anemones of Class Anthozoa, and corals, their warm sea relatives. http://iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=169


Brown v. Board of Education - 50th Anniversary Special
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 11/5/04
Hosted by Court TV anchor, James Curtis, this event presents an opportunity for educators and students across the country to pause and reflect on the progress that has been made during the last 50 years and challenge everyone to come up with solutions for improving the educational opportunities for current and future generations.


Cael Sanderson: Portrait of a Champion
No Exp 1 hr CC 1/13/06
Follow Iowa State University wrestler Cael Sanderson through his senior season as he attempts to become the first wrestler to finish his career both undefeated and with four NCAA Individual Championships.


Character Education (1) Bullying: You Don’t Have To Take It Anymore
No Exp 22 min CC 12/1/04
Bullying is one of the most underrated yet enduring problems in the schools today and is a reality in the lives of all children. Using dramatic scenarios, the differences between the way girls and boys bully are demonstrated. By seeing and hearing from experts, it helps us understand how it affects victims and what can be done to improve the situation.


Character Education (2) Hurting With Words: Understanding Emotional Violence & Abuse
No Exp 27 min CC 12/1/04
This program describes emotional violence as one person saying something that is hurtful to another and outlines the causes of many different types of emotional abuse: men to women, husbands to wives, parents to children, adults to children, and group to group. Students will understand that there are many successful methods of dealing with it.


Choices & Consequences - Daring Your Friends
No Exp 15 min CC 1/8/00


Choices & Consequences - Fighting
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 2/2/02


Choices & Consequences - Hate Crime (Attack on African America)
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 2/2/02
This series features programs that spotlight issues facing adolescents. This episode contains actual footage of the court process and investigation of this true story about an attack on an African American.


Choices & Consequences - Teen Pranks
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 3/4/00


Civil War Journals: The 54th Massachusetts
Expires 12/31/08 1 hr CC 12/14/07
You’ve seen the movie, now discover the full truth about the United States Army’s first black regiment. This video covers the periods before and after the famous battle of Fort Wagner.


CNN Classroom - Code of Silence (MLK Speech)
No Exp 45 min CC
A special commercial free CNN Newsroom presentation focusing on the effects of violence on America’s youth. A guide has been provided by CNN. Martin Luther King speech is 10 minutes into the video.


CNN Newsroom - To Serve A Nation
No Exp 28 min CC 5/18/01
Tom Haynes looks at the history of the U.S. military. He attends Navy flight school. West Point is one of the most historic military institutions in the world. U.S. Air Force gives the opportunity to be satellite operators. Marine boot camp can be a life changing experience. http://turnerlearning.com/newsroom/archive/0501/N51801.html


CNN Presents - How to Rob a Bank
No Exp 1 hr CC 5/7/07
CNN Presents goes inside the world of identity thief to ex pose what bandits do with stolen identities.


Color of Courage
No Exp 2 hrs CC 2/10/99
Based on the landmark civil rights case Sipes vs. McGhee, it chronicles the friendship between a white woman and a black woman whose family has moved into a previously all-white neighborhood. A McGhee granddaughter, Kathleen McGhee-Anderson, wrote the script.


Connect with English - (1) Introduction / Rebecca’s Dream
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 12/27/05
Viewers meet Rebecca Casey, an aspiring young singer. We meet her boyfriend who doesn’t think much of her dream, and her brother. She considers applying for music school and pursuing her career, rather than holding down a job and her music on the side. We meet real-life immigrants. Grammar lesson included.


Connect with English - (10) Casey at Bat / The Art Gallery
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 12/31/05
Pt. 1 - Rebecca gets a full-time job at Alex’s after-school program. Alberto sends flowers & asks her to a gallery opening. Brother, Ramon is starting to appreciate Rebecca too. Pt. 2 - Ramon is worried that his ex-wife may take Alex to Los Angeles. Rebecca discovers that a picture of her is on display at the gallery.


Connect with English - (11) The Picnic / Prejudice
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 12/31/05
Pt. 1 - Ramon and Rebecca have a nice chat at a picnic for the after-school program but are interrupted when some racist kids taunt Vincent Wang. Pt. 2 - Rebecca and the staff explain to the kids why racist names should not be used, and a police officer talks about hate crimes.


Connect with English - (12) A Difficult Decision / Guitar Lessons
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 1/4/06
Pt. 1 - Vincent’s parents stand firm in their decision not to let him return to the program. Rebecca wants to give guitar lessons to Vincent and Alex so the two friends can still see each other. Pt. 2 - The Wangs agree to guitar lessons. Alex encourages his father to date Rebecca, but he hopes his parents will reconcile.


Connect with English - (13) The Retirement Party / The Phone Call
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 12/10/05
Pt. 1 - Alex reacts badly to the news that he may have to go to Los Angeles. Alberto brings Rebecca to the party. Pt.2 - Mr. Mendoza announces that they won’t sell the restaurant. Rebecca’s godmother informs her that her father has been taken to the hospital in Boston.


Connect with English - (14) Review / The Emergency
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 12/10/05
Pt. 1 - Offers a review of the storyline so far. Pt. 2 - Kevin meets Rebecca at the Boston airport and tells her their father’s heart attack was serious, and the doctor is not optimistic. Kevin and Rebecca return home to find the house a mess and without food. She questions Kevin but is interrupted by another call from the hospital.


Connect with English - (15) Bad News / Brothers
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 12/10/05 Pt. 1 –
Rebecca and Kevin call a priest and their father’s estranged brother, Brendan, who lives in Illinois. Father O’Conner administers the Sacrament to the Sick. Sandy arrives and tries to hide the fact that Jack is hitting her. Pt. 2 - Brendan arrives and reconciles just before he dies. Funeral arrangements are made.


Connect with English - (16) Grief / Life Goes On
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 12/10/05
Pt. 1 - The funeral is held, and the Boston fire department presents Rebecca with her father’s helmet. Sandy tells Rebecca that she is going back to Jack. Pt. 2 - Uncle Brendan and his wife offer to help Rebecca and Kevin any way they can. Rebecca and Kevin go through financial papers and discover family momentos.


Connect with English - (17) A Box of Memories / The Missing Car
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 12/18/05
Pt. 1 - Rebecca and Kevin find a key to a safe deposit box containing family treasures and substantial amounts in savings and insurance. Kevin wants Rebecca to go back to college. Pt. 2 - The Casey family goes out to dinner. They give grandmother’s ring to Brendan.


Connect with English - (18) The Breakdown / A Call for Help
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 12/18/05Pt. 1 - Kevin and his old girlfriend talk about his plans for the future. When he returns, he is reprimanded for taking the car without permission. Pt. 2 - Kevin apologizes for taking the car. Sandy calls to say that Jack has hit her again and she’s leaving him. They go to her apartment to help her.


Connect with English - (19) Changes / The Farm
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 12/18/05
Pt. 1 - Rebecca and Kevin help Sandy move out. Jack tries to stop them, but the police arrive. Kevin goes to his uncle’s farm. Sandy moves into the apartment with Rebecca. Pt. 2 - Rebecca and Kevin tour the farm. Kevin decides to stay and Rebecca decides to return to San Francisco.


Connect with English - (2) Differences / A Visit to the Doctor
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 12/27/05
Pt.1 - Rebecca is applying to music schools. Her father worries that she is choosing a chancy career, and that Kevin may not graduate. Pt.2 - Rebecca’s father ignores his doctor’s advice after a worrisome checkup. At a Memorial Day barbeque, Rebecca and Sandy talk about her boyfriend, who show up drunk and belligerent.


Connect with English - (20) Thanksgiving / Starting Over
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 12/18/05
Pt. 1 - Rebecca and Kevin enjoy Thanksgiving at Uncle Brendan’s farm. Rebecca learns about the feud between her uncle and father. During the Korean War, her father courted and married her uncle’s girlfriend, that became her mother. Pt. 2 - Rebecca returns to San Francisco and learns that she has lost her job at the preschool.


Connect with English - (21) The Pressure’s On / Sharing Feelings
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 12/22/05
Pt. 1 - Rebecca meets her advisor to talk about catching up in her studies. Alberto shows up and invites her to the opera, but she has so much work to do. Pt. 2 - Rebecca studies for her exams with her schoolmate Bill, who invites her to an audition for a rock group. She cancels her opera date with Alberto.


Connect with English - (22) Unexpected Offers / The Audition
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 12/22/05
Pt. 1 - Ramon sends Alex to Los Angeles for Christmas. Vincent Wang considers a job offer in Taiwan. Ramon visits Rebecca to deliver a gift from Alex. He starts to invite Rebecca to spend Christmas with him, but then hesitates, believing he should first talk with his brother. Pt. 2 - Rebecca goes to the audition with her friend Bill.


Connect with English - (23) Dreamcatcher / Gifts
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 12/22/05 Pt. 1 –
When Rebecca returns from her audition, Nancy advices he to clear up the situation with the Mendoza brothers, or the family history will repeat. Pt. 2 - Alberto tells Rebecca that he thinks its better if they remain just friends. Afterward, he listens to the song that his gift to her inspired.


Connect with English - (24) True Love / Friendship
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 12/22/05
Pt. 1 - Rebecca and Ramon exchange Christmas gifts -- and a kiss. Ramon suggests that they spend New Year’s together. Kevin decides to visit Rebecca. Pt. 2 - Kevin arrives in San Francisco and watches Rebecca record her song. Bill tells Rebecca that he is moving to Los Angeles to pursue his music career.


Connect with English - (25) The Lost Boys / A Very Good Year
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 12/23/05
Pt. 1 - Alex and Vincent go ice skating on their big night, and Alex falls and hurts his ankle. Meanwhile, their families search everywhere for them. They receive a call from the hospital. Pt. 2 - The Wangs pick up the boys at the hospital. They celebrate New Year’s together. Rebecca and Ramon see that a very good year lies ahead.


Connect with English - (3) Celebrations / Breaking the News
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 12/27/05
Pt. 1 - Kevin graduates from high school, and Rebecca is accepted into San Francisco College of Music. After telling Sandy the news, she plans to confront her father about his health. Pt. 2 - Rebecca’s father tells her that he is against the San Francisco plan but Kevin supports her. Sandy moves in with Jack. They look for a used car.


Connect with English - (4) Goodbye / Leaving Home
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 12/27/05
Pt. 1 - Rebecca give her final music lesson while her father secretly goes shopping for a car to give her. Her softball
team gives her a farewell present and she breaks up with Matt. Pt. 2 - Rebecca’s father surprises her with a car and a necklace that belonged to her mother. Kevin gives her a 4-leaf clover ring. She visits her mother’s grave.


Connect with English - (5) The Stranger / The Motel
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 12/31/05
Pt. 1 - Rebecca’s car breaks down in the Southwest on a deserted road. A stranger, Alberto, a photographer, takes her for help in his car. Pt. 2 - Rebecca and Alberto reach a phone, but can only leave a message. They drive to a motel where Rebecca gets the only room left.


Connect with English - (6) Negotiations / Photos and Farewells
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 12/31/05
Pt. 1 - The car repairs will cost $800 so Rebecca sells the car to the garage and plans to take the bus to San Francisco. Pt. 2 - On their way to the bus station, Alberto and Rebecca stop in a beautiful canyon where Alberto takes some pictures of her. As they say goodbye at the bus, and realize that they are interested in each other.


Connect with English - (7) A New Home / Meet the Discussion Group
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 12/31/05
Pt. 1 - Rebecca arrives in San Francisco, and discovers that her godmother, Nancy keeps other boarders as well and she will have to pay rent. Pt. 2 - Viewers meet members of the discussion group. The members compare their lives and Rebecca’s and talk about some of the circumstances within their own native cultures.


Connect with English - (8) Job Hunting / A Bad Day
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 12/31/05
Pt. 1 - Rebecca has a difficult time getting used to life with other boarders at Nancy’s house. At school she learns that her work-study program has been cancelled so she goes on a job hunt. Pt. 2 - Rebecca finds the job search frustrating and she shares this with another boarder. Alberto shows up and shows her around San Francisco.


Connect with English - (9) A Night Out / First Day of Class
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 12/31/05 Pt. 1 –
Rebecca & Alberto meet the Mendozas, who are close to retiring from their family restaurant. Alberto’s divorced brother Ramon and his son, Alex suggest she should take a job with his son’s after-school program. Pt. 2 - Rebecca finds her first day of classes at the San Francisco College of Music intimidating and expensive.


Crossroads Cafe - Comings and Goings
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 10/14/06
Henry pursues his plans to become a rock star; Katherine’s going-away party takes an unexpected turn.


Crossroads Cafe - Family Matters
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 9/10/06
In this ELL (English Language Learner) series episode Jamal is a suspect in a bank robbery; his grandparents get lost in the city.


Crossroads Cafe - Fish Out of Water
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 9/10/06
In this ELL (English Language Learner) series Brashov’s brother arrives from Romania only to find that life in the United States is not what he expected.


Crossroads Cafe - Lost and Found
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 9/10/06
This ELL (English Language Learner) series episode shows behavior problems in school, he gets help from an unexpected source; Jess and Carol’s house is burglarized.


Crossroads Cafe - Time is Money
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 9/10/06
In this ELL (English Language Learner) series Brashov brings in an over-eager efficiency expert; Rosa struggles in her night school class.


Crossroads Cafe - Who’s the Boss
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 5/20/07
In this ELL (English Language Learner) series episode Jamal runs into two old friends who think he’s the owner of the cafe.


Crossroads Cafe - Winds of Change
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 10/14/06
The cafe employees face difficult choices about their futures.


Destination Tomorrow - Program #501
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 4/5/07
This program consists of four segments about NASA’s Aviation Safety Program. Viewers will learn about the Single Aircraft Accident Prevention Program; about crashing airplanes for safety at the Impact Dynamics Research Facility; about a unique Icing Research Wind Tunnel; and about Turbulence Detection.


Destination Tomorrow - Program #502
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 4/6/07
This program focuses on the Small Aircraft Transportation Systems (SATS) rollout event in Danville, Virginia. This new technology will use personal aircraft to ease congestion in our skies.


Destination Tomorrow - Program #503
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 4/6/07
Episode 503 will look back at the successful Casinni-Huygens mission to Saturn and Titan. We will also revisit robotic exploration that will enable future human missions to the Moon and Mars, GPS technology, and the development of the Space Shuttle program in the Retrospective segment.


Destination Tomorrow - Program #504
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 4/6/07
This program focuses on the Mars Phoenix mission; The Crew Exploration and Crew Launch Vehicles; Viking Mission to Mars 30 years later, and how space suits work.


Destination Tomorrow - Program #505
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 4/6/07
This episode highlights radiation protection efforts done by NASA, focusing on how NASA plan to tackle radiation questions for travel to the Moon and Mars.


Developing Writers: Workshop for HS Teachers - Different Audiences
No Exp 1 hr CC 12/17/05
This program examines the “self” most writers address, showing how the concept of writing for an audience is threaded throughout the dynamic and nonlinear processes of writing. From there, it looks to a wider range of audiences, examining the demands the student writer encounters in addressing audiences in language arts.


Developing Writers: Workshop for HS Teachers - Different Purposes
No Exp 1 hr CC 12/17/05
Purpose directly relates to the form or genre selected to express writers’ ideas. The teachers examine this relationship, presenting examples of students working in many genres, including persuasive writing, memoir, and poetry. Their subsequent analysis underscores what students can learn by examining commonalities and differences.


Developing Writers: Workshop for HS Teachers - First Step
No Exp 1 hr CC 12/17/05
Noted author, Judith Ortiz Cofer leads the featured teachers in a writer’s activity focused on word triggers and their place in the processes of writing.


Developing Writers: Workshop for HS Teachers - Learning from Professional Writers
No Exp 1 hr CC 12/17/05
Educators, researchers and noted authors offer innovative ways to bring the voice of the professional into the classroom. Teachers show how professional writers can be seeds for engaging activities, while authors talk about their own writing processes and writing heroes.


Developing Writers: Workshop for HS Teachers - Providing Feedback on Student Writing
No Exp 1 hr CC 12/17/05
Student writing demands reaction from both teachers and peers. But what kind of interaction is most powerful and rewarding? Teachers, researchers, and authors tackle this issue, discussing and demonstrating effective ways to conference and comment on student work and direct other members of the writing community to do the same.


Developing Writers: Workshop for HS Teachers - Usage and Mechanics
No Exp 1 hr CC 12/17/05
When should students and reviewers of student work pay attention to usage and mechanics? Does teaching grammar in context really work? Grammar experts add to the conversation, analyzing its role in communication and providing ways to bridge the connection between message and mechanics.


Developing Writers: Workshop for HS Teachers - Writing in the 21st Century
No Exp 1 hr CC 12/17/05
Technology has expanded the tools available to all writers. It has also opened new venues with new requirements for their work. Teachers show some beginning steps they have taken to integrate technology into their instruction & their professional lives and talk about the benefits and challenges evolving media presence to them and their students.


Electric Money - (1) Evolution of Money
No Exp 26 min CC 12/5/04
What is money and why do we need it? What factors determine what we use as money? How has Western society progressed from gold and silver coins to paper currency and checks to electronic transfer of bank deposits?


Electric Money - (2) How Credit Cards Work
No Exp 20 min CC 12/5/04
What happens when a consumer pulls out a credit card to “pay” for a transaction? What companies are involved in this transaction? How do they make enough money from the transaction to pay for their costs? Should we be worried that there are only a few credit card companies or is there enough competition in the industry to avoid risks of monopoly?


Electric Money - (3) Banks in the 20th and 21st Centuries
No Exp 15 min CC 12/5/04
How has modern technology changed banking? Why might have many small banks be better than having a few large? Why might having a few big banks be better than having many small? Why might nationwide banks be better than local banks? Will there still be a role for small local banks? What about small towns with no banks?


Electric Money - (4) Trading Risk: Markets for Futures and Options
No Exp 18 min CC 12/5/04
How do people use futures and options contracts to reduce risk in transactions? How do speculators use futures and options to try to earn higher profits while bearing more risk? For what commodities are futures and options contracts traded, and why?


Electric Money - (5) The Electronic Revolution in Financial Markets
No Exp 26 min CC 12/5/04
Why is the open-outcry pit market doomed? Is this good? Who gains and who loses from the replacement of open-outcry with electronic trading? How do financial markets compete with one another? What happens to organizations that do not adapt to technological change?


Explore More: Future of Energy, The
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 10/17/06
From fossil fuels to wind power, there are several options in our current mix of energy resources. The benefits and drawbacks of each fuel must be considered. Issues surrounding consumption, efficiency, infrastructure, and environmental consequences must be resolved in order to meet our future energy needs.


Explore More: Genetic Engineering
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 10/15/04
Genetic engineering has the potential to change the way we live. The science behind the agricultural, medical and environmental achievements is spectacular, but tempered by concern for the unknown effects of tampering with nature. This program by IPTV, outlines several issues surrounding technology.


Explore More: Working Landscapes
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 11/8/04
Featuring the Loess Hills of Iowa, this program investigates the current threats to the sustainability of our ecosystems and the natural resources they provide; profiles the social, economic and ecological elements that compose a working landscape; and details the issues and opinions of stakeholders on the frontlines of this emerging trend.


Exploring the World of Music (1) Sound, Music and the Environment
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 2/17/00
This program explores the definition of music and the impact of cultural environments on music.


Exploring the World of Music (10) Form: The Shape of Music
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 2/17/00
The Western sonata, the blueprints behind jazz, traditional Japanese music, call-and-response forms in West African music, American gospel and Irish fiddle tunes exemplify worldwide variations in musical form.


Exploring the World of Music (11) Composers and Improvisers
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 2/17/00
The marriage between fixed elements and new variation is examined in American rock, Indian raga, classical and contemporary Western music, jazz and Arabic classical music.


Exploring the World of Music (12) Music and Technology
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 2/17/00
Technology’s affect on music is examined in a case study of the flute and in the development of recording and composing technologies.


Exploring the World of Music (2) The Transformative Power of Music
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 2/17/00
The musical healing ceremonies of the Kung people in Namibia and Botswana, Epirote music in traditional Greek weddings and modern rock, gospel and folk music all reveal music’s power to transform lives.


Exploring the World of Music (3) Music and Memory
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 2/17/00
West African griots, the Walbiri people of Australia, folksingers of Ireland and Appalachia and modern practitioners of early music show us how our musical pasts live again today.


Exploring the World of Music (4) Transmission: Learning Music
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 2/17/00
This program demonstrates how we learn musical traditions and how we maintain, modify, notate, teach and perform them for a new, younger audience.


Exploring the World of Music (5) Rhythm
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 2/17/00
The American marching band, North Indian tala, the Japanese shakuhachi tradition, West African drumming and Afro-Cuban dance music all demonstrate how rhythm structures music.


Exploring the World of Music (6) Melody
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 2/17/00
Melody is examined from a strict sequence of pitches to a group of notes “in love with each other.” We see and hear melodies shaped, elaborated and developed.


Exploring the World of Music (7) Timbre: The Color of Music
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 2/17/00
This program examines the creation and effects of timbre in jazz, Indian, West African, Irish, Bosnian, Indonesian gamelan and Japanese music.


Exploring the World of Music (8) Texture
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 2/17/00
This programs examines texture in Japanese shakuhachi, Trinidadian steel band, Bosnian ganga, West African percussion and Australian choral music.


Exploring the World of Music (9) Harmony
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 2/17/00
Harmony is analyzed in jazz, chamber music, Bosnian ganga singing, early music plainchants and barbershop quartets.


Food, Nutrition and Exercise (1) Food, Nutrition and Exercise
No Exp 24 min CC 9/2/04
Studies indicate that nearly 25% of all school-age children are overweight and another 12% have been diagnosed as obese. Clearly, poor eating and exercise habits are a significant problem for today’s youth. This program delivers a clear, concise explanation for how this dilemma has arisen and, more importantly, how it can be remedied.


Food, Nutrition and Exercise (2) Body Composition and Flexibility
No Exp 29 min CC 9/2/04
Physiologists and fitness experts describe what is meant by body composition and indicate some healthy ranges. Viewers learn about the dangers of too much extra fat on their frames. Good nutrition and everyday physical activity are encouraged. In the segment on flexibility, students learn the risk of injury that comes when stretching is ignored.


Food, Nutrition and Exercise (3) Cardiovascular Fitness
No Exp 28 min CC 9/2/04
This program explores the cardiovascular system of the human body and its critical role in overall health. Students learn that above all, they should aim to live active, energetic lives and engage in some form of aerobic activity virtually every day. Emphasis is placed on the fact that many aerobic exercises and activities are simple and fun.


Food, Nutrition and Exercise (4) Muscle Strength and Endurance
No Exp 28 min CC 9/9/04
This program shows the importance of strength training in overall fitness. Students learn that muscle helps to metabolize calories faster and that strength training works with the other components of fitness. Muscle endurance is singled out as an aspect of fitness that helps us perform at a high level in whatever we do.


Food, Nutrition and Exercise (5) Understanding Eating Disorders
No Exp 27 min CC 9/9/04
Combining expert commentary with memorable stories of real teens, this program introduces students to three major eating disorders: anorexia nervosa, bulimia and binge eating. The warning signs, symptoms and dangerous health deficits of each disorder are explained as well as the underlying emotional and psychological underpinnings.


Food, Nutrition and Exercise (6) Maintain a Healthy Weight
No Exp 28 min CC 9/9/04
This program explores techniques for maintaining a normal, healthy weight while explaining the health benefits. Factors to maintaining a healthy weight are addressed: good nutrition, regular physical activity, positive thinking, and effective coping techniques. The dangerous health hazards of obesity, fad dieting and eating disorders are shown.


Food, Nutrition and Exercise (7) Ten Reasons to Get and Stay in Shape
No Exp 24 min CC 9/16/04
As important as teaching young people how to eat right and exercise is giving them the motivation they need to make fitness a part of their everyday lifestyle. This program clearly demonstrates the major benefits of fitness. Students also get important tips on which sports provide the best fitness results and how to stick to a fitness program.


Food, Nutrition and Exercise (8) To the Max: Understanding the New Diet and Exercise Guidelines
No Exp 16 min CC 9/16/041/4th of all school-age children are overweight and 1/8th are obese, making excess weight the most common problem facing today’s youth. This entertaining program shows students how they can improve their health by eating smarter, eating smaller portions, exercising more and understanding basic information about nutrition and food labeling.


Food, Nutrition and Exercise (9) Portion Distortion: Seeing the Healthy Way to Eat
No Exp 19 min CC 9/16/04
The goal of this program is to teach children how to correctly measure food portions using everyday, easy-to-understand analogies. For example, a protein portion should be about the same size as the palm of your hand. The program teaches viewers the difference between supersized portions and nutritionally correct portions.


Forecast Earth - Early Warning
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
This series focuses on the causes and effects of the powerful climatic and environmental forces changing our planet. A look at how the National Severe Storm Laboratory, Storm Prediction Center, and the National Weather Service work together to develop early-warning technology.


Forecast Earth - Troubled Waters
No Exp 1/ 2 hr CC
This series focuses on the causes and effects of the powerful climatic and environmental forces changing our planet. Troubled Waters looks at the state of the ocean and its connection to human health.


Fortieth Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act: Past, Present and Future, The
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 11/3/06
This show commemorates the Voting Rights Act of 1965 with a discussion featuring an assembly of guests who worked for this civil-rights cause.


Frontline - Hot Politics
No Exp 1 hr CC
As more and more Americans look for a response to the realities of climate change, FRONTLINE investigates the political decisions that have prevented the United States government from confronting one of the most serious problems facing humanity today. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/hotpolitics/view#more


Frontline - Hot Politics
No Exp 1 hr CC 4/24/07
Examine some of the key moments that have shaped the politics of global warming. As more and more Americans look for a response to the realities of climate change, FRONTLINE correspondent Deborah Amos investigates the political decisions that have prevented the United States government from confronting the serious problems facing humanity.


Frontline - Soldiers Heart, The
No Exp 1 hr CC 3/20/07
A medical study estimates that more than one in seven returning Iraq veterans are expected to suffer from major depression, anxiety or post traumatic stress disorder. For those who have survived the fighting, the battle is not over.


Frontline - Spying on the Home Front
No Exp 1 hr CC 5/15/07
9/11 has indelibly altered America in ways that people are starting to earnestly question: not only perpetual orange alerts, barricades and body frisks at the airport, but greater government scrutiny of people’s records and electronic surveillance of their communications.


Frontline World - Afghanistan: The Other War
No Exp 1 hr CC 4/15/07

FRONTLINE WORLD correspondent, Sam Kiely reports from the frontlines of the conflict, where dual battles are being fought to win the trust of the Afghan people and combat the extremists living among them. In the film, Kiley and his crew are granted unprecedented access to the outgoing British NATO commander, David Richards.

Frontline World - NewsWar: Stories for a Small Planet
No Exp 1 hr CC 3/27/07
Explore Arab media’s role in mitigating and exacerbating the clash between the West and Islam. Learn how international media like the Arab world’s Al Jazeera and South Korea’s Ohmy News influence journalism and politics in the United States.


Geography in U. S. History (1) North vs. South in the Founding of the USA 1787-1796
No Exp 20 min CC 12/9/05
This program examines how regional differences complicated efforts to establish a workable government, the nature of compromises made and the roles of Madison and Washington.


Geography in U. S. History (10) The Origin and Development of NATO 1945-1990
No Exp 20 min CC 12/9/05
This program examines the United States world view and alliances after World War II, foreign policy decisions of Truman and George Kennan and the changing role of NATO in 1989.


Geography in U. S. History (2) Jefferson Decides to Purchase Louisiana 1800-1815
No Exp 20 min CC 12/9/05
This program examines how regional differences complicated efforts to establish a workable government, the nature of compromises made and the roles of Madison and Washington.


Geography in U. S. History (3) Civil War and Social Change in Georgia 1860-1870
No Exp 20 min CC 12/9/05
Changes that occurred in Savannah as a result of the Civil War are discussed.


Geography in U. S. History (4) Clash of Cultures on the Great Plains 1865-1890
No Exp 20 min CC 12/9/05
This program focuses on the Lakota people, Chief Red Cloud and how a way of life based on the buffalo changed with the arrival of the whites.


Geography in U. S. History (5) An Industrial Revolution in Pittsburgh 1865-1900
No Exp 20 min CC 12/9/05
The steel industry in Pittsburgh and the impact of the industrial revolution on U.S. cities are examined. Andrew Carnegie and his control of the U.S. steel are profiled.


Geography in U. S. History (6) Americans Build the Panama Canal 1901-1914
No Exp 20 min CC 12/9/05
The program examines the need for a link between the Atlantic and Pacific, acquisition of the Canal Zone, the leadership of Teddy Roosevelt and George Goethals and the difficulties encountered during the construction.


Geography in U. S. History (7) A Nation of Immigrants 1900-1990
No Exp 20 min CC 12/9/05
Immigration is the central theme of this program which features both past and present profiles of the United States
immigrants.


Geography in U. S. History (9) New Deal for the Dust Bowl 1931-1945
No Exp 20 min CC 12/9/05
Central themes to this program focus on farm families during the Depression, soil depletion, governmental interventions and policies and environmental problems.


Good Eats - A Bowl of Onion ( 5 )
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
Host Alton Brown journeys to the center of the onion. After rediscovering a kitchen classic, and debunking the mythology of tear-free onion cutting, he emerges with a darned fine bowl of soup.


Good Eats - American Pickle ( 1 )
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
There is no good reason that people do not make their own pickles. They are easy and delicious. Let Alton Brown show you the simple joys of pickling.


Good Eats - Apple Family Values ( 2 )
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
Apples - whether they are of you eye, in the Garden of Eden or shot off of your head by William Tell, apples are as American as, well, apple pie. Watch Alton Brown show you how to shop, store and prepare some apple classics.


Good Eats - Case for Butter, A ( 1 )
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
Alton Brown goes to court to defend butter against a bad wrap brought on by “the dark agents of industry, media and the fat phobic public.” The best defense: sauces.


Good Eats - Cheesecake ( 2 )
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
Alton helps discover the secrets of cream cheese and its alter-ego marscapone. Conquer crumb crusts, buy into some pans, and produce both savory ad sweet cheesecakes without a crack in site.


Good Eats - Churn Baby Churn ( 2 )
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
You scream, I scream, but Alton Brown would rather make his own ice cream ... and sorbet and granita. Secrets the pros don’t want you to know and how to find an ice cream machine that delivers the goods with breaking the bank.


Good Eats - Daily Grind ( 3 )
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 8/24/02
Learn to be excited when meat loaf is for dinner... and other ground beef techniques.


Good Eats - Dough Also Rises, The ( 5 )
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
Searching for the perfect southern-style biscuit, Alton Brown investigates flour and leaveners and turns to his Grandmother for a pointer or two ... not to mention a few pointed comments.


Good Eats - Egg Files 5: Souffle-Quantum Foam ( 3 )
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 8/24/02
The word “souffle” has instilled fear in cooks for ages. Host Alton Brown believes a strong dose of science is all that’s needed to get control of your egg foam. Learn the ins and outs of the cheese souffle, and how to manage the heat in your oven.


Good Eats - Flap Jack, Do It Again ( 1 )
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
Join Alton Brown as he concocts home made “instant” pancakes, shops for some heavy metal (measuring cups that is) and takes a long walk among the maples.


Good Eats - For Whom the Cheese Melts
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 5/13/02
Alton Brown loves cheese as much as anyone. See what fondue has to do with football, make the best grilled cheese sandwich you have ever had and see why cheese is milk’s leap to immortality.


Good Eats - Fry Hard ( 3 )
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 8/24/02
Fry hard. Fry is not a dirty word. Alton Brown wants to show you that proper know-how allows everyone to make healthy, delicious and safe fried foods.


Good Eats - Fungal Gourmet, The ( 5 )
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
Mushrooms are mysterious no longer, Alton Brown makes them a kitchen staple.


Good Eats - Hook Line and Dinner ( 4 )
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
Alton Brown dives deep into the watery world of fish and finds that with just three cooking methods under your belt, you can cook just about all of the critters.


Good Eats - It’s a Wonderful Cake ( 4 )
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
Alton Brown is out to prove that fruitcake shouldn’t be the butt of holiday jokes any longer. Watch as he shows the history and the quick and easy preparation of the unfairly maligned but delicious fruitcake.


Good Eats - Let Them Eat Foam (Angel Food Cake) ( 1 )
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
Chocolate layer and sheet cakes are more American than apple pie, yet few of us ever bake them anymore. We’re going to change all that. Shop for cake pans, learn everything you need to know to keep your foam from flopping and produce a heavenly cake.


Good Eats - Pantry Raid Part 1: Use Your Noodle ( 5 )
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
Part one of an ongoing series looks at the king of pantry essentials: Dried Pasta. Alton Brown explores pasta styles, the best cooking method (water is the key), the tools you really need (big), and a different way of saucing.


Good Eats - Power to the Pilaf ( 4 )
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
Alton Brown heads to Los Angeles for a sack of rice, evaluates rice cookers, unlocks saffron and rewrites the rules for the most versatile of all rice dishes: pilaf.


Good Eats - Sometimes Your Feel Like A Nut ( 2 )
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
Whether they’re the main ingredient or a supporting player, nuts have needs. “special needs” if we’re going to get the most out of them. Learn better ways to store, cook with a variety of nuts, which turn out to be as good for you as they taste.


Good Eats - This Spud’s for You ( 5 )
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
Alton Brown ponders the potato and its main ingredient: starch. Baking, mashing and gratins are re-examined.


Good Eats - Urban Preservation I: Jam Session ( 3 & 4 )
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 8/24/02
Nobody seems to make jam anymore and Alton Brown has wondered why. It is a time-honored tradition, and it’s easy and delicious. Alton is on a mission to make canning common again! Using good science and easy methods, Alton will show you how to jam.


Great Campaign of the Civil War - (1) First Blood
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
This program describes the rising unrest in the South, the conflict over the slavery issue & the growth of anti-Lincoln sentiment. The opening shots of the war, the Union Army’s lack of preparedness, portrayals of Beauregard, Jackson, Grant, and Sherman, and the strengths and weaknesses of Fort Sumter, Manassas and Fort Donelson are shown.


Great Campaign of the Civil War - (2) The Killing Grounds
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
In this program the bloodiest battles are examined, as well as their impact on officers, soldiers and nurses. Johnny Clem, Sherman, Lew Wallace, Johnston, Louisa May Alcott, Clara Barton, Pope, Longstreet, Jackson, Jeb Stuart, McClellan and Lee are featured. The program closes with The Emancipation Proclamation.


Great Campaign of the Civil War - (3) The Confederate Resurgence
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
The significant battles and sites of Fredericksburg, Murfreeboro, Hell’s Half Acre, Vicksburg, Gettysburg, Devil’s Den, Little Round Top and Seminary Ridge are featured. Officers Zouaves, McCellan, Burnside, Lee, Bragg, Sheridan, Grant, and Stuart lead their troops, plan their strategies and rise to power.


Great Campaign of the Civil War - (4) The Turning Tide and the Final Peace
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
The last events of the Civil War are chronicled. Included are events surrounding Chicamauga Creek, Chattanooga, Lookout Mountain, Missionary Ridge and Atlanta. Lincoln is reelected and the Civil War comes to a close at Appomatox.


Greenworks Environmental Classroom - Enviro-Pioneers
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 9/8/06
Journey through time and share the passion and perseverance of four of the nation’s original environmentalists: Rachel Carson, J.J. Rodale, John James Audubon, and Rosalie Edge. Their commitment to nature has left a permanent mark on our landscape and their stories will inspire for generations to come.


Greenworks Environmental Classroom - Erie and Its Environment
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 9/8/06
Tour Pennsylvania’s “Great Lake City” and discover some of its natural features, uncover some of the key issues facing the area’s environment and learn what local citizens are doing to protect and preserve the wild places that make their community so special.


Greenworks Environmental Classroom - Everglades
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 5/5/06
This special program features: ranchers’ and biologists’ efforts to save the Everglades; a look at composted ‘biosolids’ recycled from wastewater treatment; carbon dioxide emissions and their impact on global climate; and an engineer and his son who believe it’s wiser to grow their won power than to buy it from someone else.


Greenworks Environmental Classroom - Farming on the Edge
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 9/8/06
Farmers deal with the unpredictability of nature almost every day, confronting floods, drought, temperature extremes, and numerous other factors beyond their control. Today, they must also face the pressure of development as suburban sprawl encroaches on farmland.


Greenworks Environmental Classroom - Powered by the Sun: Solar Decathlon
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 9/7/06
In 2002, groups of university students from around the country converged on Washington, DC’s National Mall to compete in the first-ever Solar Decathlon. Their mission: to design, build and operate the most effective and efficient solar-powered house.


Greenworks Environmental Classroom - The Environment Classroom
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 9/8/06
Who says the environment should be just one single course in the curriculum? For students at the East Hills middle school in Bethlehem, PA., the environment is the curriculum. The Monagacci program brings lessons in math, science, history, and English down to Earth and makes learning a whole lot of fun.


Greenworks Environmental Classroom - Trash is a Failure of Imagination
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 9/7/06
The adage “one person’s trash is another person’s treasure,” comes to life in this program which takes a look at a handful of artists who use recycled materials as the foundation of their work. From lights and timepieces, to figures and furniture, to an entire “made from recycled” home, this. This show is full of inspiration for recyclers.


High School Biology - Biodiversity: The Web of Life
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 10/5/05
This program focuses on the incredible variety of life on our planet and explores the biological processes at work in communities and ecosystems throughout the globe. Students will appreciate why biodiversity is so important and how the rapid growth of the human population poses a threat to other species. Global efforts to minimize this is also shown.


High School Biology - Brain Scans: Alcohol and the Teenage Brain
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 10/5/05
This program takes teens on a tour of labs researching the effects of alcohol abuse in teenage brains. These ground- breaking studies dramatically connect long-term brain damage to underage drinking. Students will learn why alcohol seems to harm younger brains profoundly more than older ones. It is utilized for training by MADD.


High School Biology - Classification of Living Things
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 10/5/05
Students learn how classifying living things has changed with the discovery of new kinds of organisms, and with our growing understanding of evolution and genetics. The five traditional kingdoms: Monera, Protista, Fungi, Plantae and Animalia differences, how they have been modified and will be again in the future with new discoveries.


High School Biology - Introduction to Plants
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 9/28/05
Topics include: cellular respiration and photosynthesis, including detailed equations for both: the process of taking and using nutrients from the environment; asexual and sexual reproduction; growth and repair of damaged plants; response to stimuli; carbon fixation and photolysis.


High School Biology - Organic Compounds in Action
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 10/5/05
This program is designed to help students understand the unique structures of the different organic compounds. The video uses two and three - dimensional models as well as live action footage to illustrate the similarities and differences among the various carbon - based molecules.


High School Biology - Plants, Light and Water
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 9/28/05
You will learn the mechanics of photosynthesis and the roles of water, CO2, chlorophyll, light, oxygen, glucose and glucose storage. The products of photosynthesis are studied: the special organs to store starch. Experiments are presented demonstrating how to test for the presence of starch and how to measure the level of oxygen produced.


High School Biology - Rising Threat of Infectious
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 10/5/05
This program reveals how infectious diseases such as HIV or tuberculosis are an increasing danger to human beings. It includes the history of man’s fight against microbes from the Bubonic plague to smallpox, the invention of the vaccine, and penicillin. The evolution of bacteria and the role of humans in this process is also discussed.


High School Mathematics - (2) Applications of Trigonometry
No Exp 27 min CC 9/6/05
This program is guaranteed to spark interest in trigonometry by illustrating the exciting, dynamic ways in which it is applied. Dramatic footage looks at problem situations that arise in areas such as navigation, architecture, astronomy, automotive engineering, ballistics, and more.


High School Mathematics - (3) Applications of Conic Sections
No Exp 23 min CC 9/6/05
A team of teens seeks to answer that age-old question, “What good is math in the real world?” Each of the conics is introduced by a teacher from bygone days. His stark definitions are illustrated through video and computer graphics. Each application serves to reinforce students’ understanding of locus definitions and reflective properties.


High School Mathematics - (4) Desktop Realities
No Exp 22 min CC 9/13/05
Students will be taken on an entertaining excursion through a world where problems arise at every turn-- problems that involve fun and games, business and industry, or life and death. Students are challenged to address the problems presented. They will explore graphing techniques, geometry, probability and analyzing functions.


High School Mathematics - (5) ProMath: Crime Stoppers
No Exp 26 min CC 9/13/05
This program shows how math is used in every facet of law enforcement. Detectives, forensic scientists, prosecutors, defense attorneys and other officials present stories where the tools of mathematics are invaluable. Find high-profile people giving their insights on math and the law in news-making trials.


Homes of the Underground Railroad
Expires 2/17/13 1/2 hr No CC 2/17/03


How’s That Made? (satellite dish, duraflame log, & pencil)
Expires 9/3/11 1/2 hr CC 9/3/01


How’s That Made? (sheets, car seats, jelly beans)
Expires 3/5/11 1/2 hr CC 3/5/01


How’s That Work?
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
This series looks at the origins of familiar items and explains how they work. Dry cleaning, video baby monitor and generators are the topic of this episode. Activity guide is available at: http://www.hgtv.com/hgtv/about_us/article/0,1783,HGTV_3080_4009525,00.html


Inquiring Minds - (10) How Do Microwave Ovens Cook Our Food?
No Exp 10 min CC 5/4/06
This program answers the questions; if radio waves and microwaves both respond to being tuned; microwaves cook food and the radio can’t; where does water fit into the equation.


Inquiring Minds - (11) Can a Human Voice Really Shatter Glass?
No Exp 10 min CC 5/4/06
This program explains resonance; natural frequency of structures and objects such as glass and the effects of resonance. There are attempts to shatter glass using a professional resonator -- a trained singer.


Inquiring Minds - (12) Why Does Food Rot?
No Exp 10 min CC 5/4/06
This program discusses microorganisms and how they work; the role of the freezer and the refrigerator; different kinds of bacteria -- good and bad; and the inevitability of food rotting.


Inquiring Minds - (13) Why Does Getting Sick Always Give You the Same Symptoms?
No Exp 10 min CC 5/4/06
This program explains how a cold or flu virus works; foundations of congestion, a sore throat, sneezing and coughing; why we get sick more often in the winter; washing hands for prevention; comparison of a cold and flu virus; role of a fever; medication.


Inquiring Minds - (14) Why Don’t Skyscrapers Fall Over?
No Exp 10 min CC 5/4/06
This program discusses the evolution of the skyscraper; how high buildings can go; role of steel and steel frames; elevator’s role in the “race for the sky;” challenge of wind; making a building flexible.


Inquiring Minds - (7) What Causes the Northern Lights?
No Exp 10 min CC 5/4/06
This program explains how the earth resembles a giant magnet that creates the aurora borealis.


Inquiring Minds - (8) Why Do Golf Balls Have Dimples?
No Exp 10 min CC 5/4/06
This program explains how the golf ball evolved; why a rough ball travels further than a smooth one; impact of air; and how to make objects aerodynamic.


Inquiring Minds - (9) Why Is It So Difficult to Stop Smoking?
No Exp 10 min CC 5/4/06
This program explains why smoking is a powerful addiction; how it affects the chemistry of the brain; how it causes withdrawl symptoms; and demonstrates attempts to escape addiction.


Inside the Living Cell - How Cells Are Controlled
No Exp 13 min CC 10/12/05
This program illustrates how genetic instructions carried on DNA are transcribed into RNA, leading to the production of specific enzymes that control the thousands of biochemical processes going on in living cells.


Inside the Living Cell - How Cells Obtain Energy
No Exp 14 min CC 10/12/05
This program illustrates the mechanisms of photosynthesis and cellular respiration. It introduces ATP, the universal energy carrier molecules that supply energy hungry reactions, and shows the structure and function of Chloroplasts and Mitochondria, energy transforming organelles.


Inside the Living Cell - How Cells Reproduce
No Exp 19 min CC 10/12/05
This program shows how DNA replicates, how copy errors occur and are fixed by repair enzymes, and how DNA is compressed into chromosomes making possible mitosis and cell division.


Inside the Living Cell - The Cell -- Unit of Life
No Exp 14 min CC 10/12/05
This program shows the kinds of cells and emphasizes the fact that all cells have a common organization and how all cells carry out similar biochemical processes.


Inside the Living Cell - The Outer Envelope
No Exp 16 min CC 10/12/05
Here students become acquainted with the properties of the plasma membrane, how it governs the kinds of molecules that go in and out of cells, and how cells feed by engulfing (phagocytosis) and drink in fluids by pinocytosis.


Integrated Science: The Environment Series (1) Protection Please
No Exp 15 min CC 5/9/06
How can we protect our environment? Why is environmental protection so important? This program addresses both questions through relevant examples.


Integrated Science: The Environment Series (10) Air Today, Smog Tomorrow
No Exp 15 min CC 5/9/06
Sources of air pollution -- volcanoes, pollen-producing plants, cars, industries, cigarettes, oil-based paints, drycleaned clothes -- are examined.


Integrated Science: The Environment Series (11) Water Everywhere
No Exp 15 min CC 5/9/06
Three basic water resource problems -- too little water, too much water and dirty water are explored.


Integrated Science: The Environment Series (2) Migration Mystery
No Exp 15 min CC 5/9/06
Why do animals migrate? How do animals manage to navigate such incredible distances? This program explores these questions; answering the “why,” in the case of the monarch butterfly and the gray whale, but still only guessing at the “how.”


Integrated Science: The Environment Series (3) Prairies Past
No Exp 15 min CC 5/9/06
The North American prairies of the past were vast, but today only islands of prairie remain. Why should we care? This program introduces the student to the prairie through a look at climatic conditions, vegetation and the animals it supports- from prairie dogs to bison.


Integrated Science: The Environment Series (4) Here Today, Gone Tomorrow
No Exp 15 min CC 5/9/06
The broadleaf trees of deciduous forests are full and green in the summer, colorful in the fall and bare in the winter. Have you ever wondered why? This program answers that question and takes a closer look at one typ of forest biome.


Integrated Science: The Environment Series (5) The Environment
No Exp 15 min CC 5/9/06
Discussion centers on the components of the biosphere and explores the interdependent relationship of the parts of an ecosystem. This program includes video from a southeast pine forest, different life forms from the Smoky Mountains and an overview of different types of ecosystems.


Integrated Science: The Environment Series (6) Symbiotic Relationships
No Exp 15 min CC 5/9/06
This programs introduces the 3 types of symbiotic relationships that exist between 2 different species that live together: communal, mutual and parasitic. It shows how ants and plants get along, the blueberry bee and parasites.


Integrated Science: The Environment Series (7) Endangered Species
No Exp 15 min CC 5/9/06
This programs examines the factors that influence whether a species will survive, and uses current examples that distinguish between endangered, threatened and extinct species.


Integrated Science: The Environment Series (8) Succession
No Exp 15 min CC 5/9/06
This program follows the stages and processes from a pioneer to a mature community. U.S. pine forests, the Amazon rain forest and even clay deposit that was once the sea floor are examined.


Integrated Science: The Environment Series (9) The Big Picture
No Exp 15 min CC 5/9/06
The problem posed by overpopulation-- limited resources and pollution-- are explored. The effects of disease, war, and starvation on population growth are also investigated.


Inventing Flight - (1) Visions of Flight
No Exp 10 min CC 11/7/06
This program illustrates the influences of flight on art, history and thought through time.


Inventing Flight - (2) Wright Time, Wright Place
No Exp 10 min CC 11/7/06
Who were the Wilbur and Orville? This program examines the life and times of the Wright Brothers.


Inventing Flight - (3) Total Control
No Exp 10 min CC 11/7/06
What are pitch, yaw and roll? Find out how the Wright Brothers discovered the secret of control in flight.


Inventing Flight - (4) Wings That Work
No Exp 10 min CC 11/7/06
What is camber, shape and velocity? Learn how a wing creates lift.


Inventing Flight - (5) Power Plus
No Exp 10 min CC 11/7/06
Understand thrust and drag. Find out how streamlined design and efficient propellers work to help airplanes take off.


Inventing Flight - (6) After the Flyer
No Exp 10 min CC 11/7/06
This program shows how the Wright Brothers’ discoveries have changed the world.


Journeys to Living Labs (1)A Question of Sanctuary: The Black Rhinos of Mkomazi
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 5/2/07 I
n some parts of the world the rhino’s horn is worth more than double its weight in gold. The horn is prized for carving and as an exotic folk medicine. Discover how the black rhino has returned to Mkomazi and what steps must be taken to provide sanctuary to these huge, yet vulnerable animals.


Journeys to Living Labs (2) A Question of Health: The Wild Dog of Mkomazi No Exp 1/2 hr CC 5/2/07
The African wild dog is a vanishing fugitive species. Respect for these nomadic hunters may have come too late to save many. It is hoped that captive breeding and a spot on the game preserve will save them. Learn how scientists must protect a group of wild dogs from the dangers of disease and inbreeding.


Journeys to Living Labs (3)A Question of Breeding: Peregrine Falcons of Yukon-Charley
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 5/2/07
Discover how this predator became endangered by “persistent pesticides” and habitat disturbances, such as loud noise. Learn about the consequences of using toxic chemicals that persist in the environment for many years, and the impact that human actions have had on this species.


Journeys to Living Labs (4)A Question of Food: The Bears of Yellowstone
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 5/2/07
In 1970, the National Park Service initiated an intensive bear management program to restore grizzly and black bear populations to subsistence on natural forage and reduce bear-caused human injuries. Discover how wild bears adapt to the fluctuating natural food sources in the park.


Journeys to Living Labs (5)A Question of Food: The Piping Plover of Assateague Island
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 5/2/07
Declared as an endangered species in 1986, the Plovers are competing for nesting space and resources during prime beach season on the East Coast. Discover how plover’s nesting grounds are being protected and how a balance between conservation and recreation on Assateaugue island is being achieved.


Journeys to Living Labs (6)A Question of Balance: The Wolves of Yellowstone
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 5/2/07
Grey wolves were reintroduced in Yellowstone in 1996. Wolf packs once roamed the region, but were despised by ranchers who lost livestock. Discover how the ecosystem of the park was affected first by their disappearance and now, after the successful return of the wolves.


Legend of Sleepy Hollow
No Exp 2 hrs CC 5/26/00
This 1999 Hallmark Entertainment film adaptation of Washington Irving’s story brings to life the adventures of school teacher Icabod Crane.


Life and Times of Deacon Wiley
No Exp 1 hr CC


Life by Numbers - Educational Highlights
No Exp 2 hrs No CC
Modules include: Math and Monsters; New Geometry; Artificial Life; Linear Perspective; Pictures from Numbers; Crunching Numbers; To Spin and Jump/A Fine Line; House Rules; Reading Minds; Ground Truth; Circles, Angles and Echoes; and Machines of the Future. Lengths of modules vary.


Math Vantage - (1) Discovering Patterns
No Exp 15 min CC 1/23/05
This program introduces the use of patterns to explain, create and predict. Card tricks, game strategies, music, laser light shows, woven cloth, baskets and weather are used to illustrate the importance of organizing and analyzing information to find patterns and make predictions.


Math Vantage - (10) Circles, Curves and Spheres
No Exp 15 min CC 1/23/05
Properties of circles, curves and spheres as well as area and circumference problems are illustrated in the action and motion of car races and amusement parks.


Math Vantage - (11) Containers: Surface Area & Volume
No Exp 15 min CC 1/23/05
Using things which could collectively be called “containers,” surface area and volume and the relationship between the two are explored.


Math Vantage - (2) Patterns with Ten
No Exp 15 min CC 1/23/05
This material illustrates the use of patterns in base ten place value, exponents, scientific notation and the metric system.


Math Vantage - (3) Sequence and Ratios
No Exp 15 min CC 1/23/05
The patterns of the Fibonacci Sequence and Golden Ratio are presented. These topics introduce sequences and ratios and reinforce measuring skills.


Math Vantage - (4) Tessellations / Transformations
No Exp 15 min CC 1/23/05
Tessellations are explained and shown in quilt patterns, architecture and nature.


Math Vantage - (5) Networks, Paths and Knots
No Exp 15 min CC 1/23/05
Mathematics is an evolving subject that develops through experimentation and discovery of patterns. Euler’s earlier work with networks is connected to recent use of network theory. Topology and knot theory are presented.


Math Vantage - (6) 2D Visions in a 3D World
No Exp 15 min CC 1/23/05
This program investigates the necessary spatial skills for visualizing, representing and interpreting object drawings and objects. These skills are explored in various arenas such as holograms, stereoscopic vision, box making and computer-assisted design.


Math Vantage - (7) What’s Your Angle?
No Exp 15 min CC 1/23/05
This program investigates various types of angles and their prevalence, importance and use in our world. Parallel and perpendicular lines are also explored.


Math Vantage - (8) Trusting Triangles
No Exp 15 min CC 1/23/05
Triangles have two important uses as a common shape used for structural support and as a means to indirectly measure distance. Properties of triangles are presented while these two uses are illustrated.


Math Vantage - (9) A World of Quadrilaterals
No Exp 15 min CC 1/23/05
Perimeter and area as well as properties of certain types of quadrilaterals are illustrated in examples taken from the world around us.


Merrow Report - Education’s Big Gamble: Charter Schools
No Exp 1 hr CC 10/12/05
Are charter schools educationally and financially accountable? Are they gambling with our children and our tax dollars? This program answers some of the issues about charter schools.


Merrow Report - What’s So Special About Special Education?
No Exp 1 hr CC 2/26/98
This program brings home just how much is expected of schools. It draws attention to the difficulties of making educational policy where children’s needs, parents’ expectations, teachers’ limitations and school budgets are bound to collide. It examines mainstreaming. http://www.pbs.org/merrow/tv/spec_ed/index.html


MTV Think HIV: This is Me
No Exp 24 min CC 3/10/97
This documentary program showcases young people affected by HIV discussing how the virus has impacted their lives and their generation.


My Antonia
No Exp 2 hrs CC
Guide


National Gallery of Art Collection - Toulouse-Lautrec and Montmartre
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 10/17/06
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec is renowned for paintings and posters inspired by rowdy, edgy spectacle of Montmartre in late nineteenth century Paris. This film traces the relationship between the aristocratic painter and Montmartre’s avant-garde culture.


National Geographic Explorer - Afghanistan: In the Line of Fire
No Exp 2 hrs CC 12/2/01


National Geographic Explorer - Al Qaeda: Network & Blood on the Battlefield
No Exp 2 hrs CC


National Geographic Explorer - Disasters
No Exp 2 hrs CC 10/12/02
Be an eyewitness to the awesome power of nature’s most destructive forces. In three episodes, “Disaster,” “Landslide,” and “Into the Tornado,” host, Boyd Matson, gives the viewer a firsthand look at hurricanes, floods, earthquakes and other natural disasters.


National Geographic Explorer - Everest: Fatal Attraction
No Exp 2 hrs CC 5/1/05


National Geographic’s Heart of Africa - Jewel of Rift
No Exp 1 hr CC 1/13/00
Lake Tanganyika is one of the world’s last great places.


National Hate Test
No Exp 1 hr CC 10/22/98


NEW HEROES, THE - Dreams of Sanctuary: Kailash Satyarthi
No Exp 18 min CC
At the age of 26, he dedicated his life to helping millions of children in India who are forced into slavery by corrupt business and landowners. Kailash mounts raids on factories that are frequently manned by armed guards where children and entire families are held captive as bonded workers. He heads up the Global March Against Child Labor.


NEW HEROES, THE - Dreams of Sanctuary: Mimi Silbert
No Exp 16 min CC
She founded Delancey Street with a $1,000 loan and a dream. It’s a place where substance abusers, former felons and others who had hit bottom can turn their lives around. Ms. Silbert has empowered more than 14,000 people to lead crime-free, drug-free lives by acquiring skills, attending college and entering the workforce.


NEW HEROES, THE - Dreams of Sanctuary: Moses Zulu
No Exp 16 min CC
Devoted to helping orphans find their way in life, Moses Zulu started Children’s Town to serve Zambian children orphaned by the AIDS epidemic and other causes. “At the core,” he says, “we enable our children to have dreams, to believe in themselves and to take responsibility for their lives.”


NEW HEROES, THE - Fabio Rosa
No Exp 16 min CC
Fabio Rosa is a charismatic Gaucho with the energy and vision of a corporate titan who is determined to bring electricity and new farming opportunities to millions of rural Brazilians, allowing them to enjoy sustainable livelihoods while preserving the environment for future generations.


NEW HEROES, THE - Technology of Freedom: Dr. Govindappa Venkataswamy
No Exp 16 min CC
Dr. Govindappa Venkataswamy (“Dr. V”) and David Green use “compassionate capitalism” to give sight and hearing back to millions who would otherwise go blind and deaf.


NEW HEROES, THE - Technology of Freedom: Nick Moon and Martin Fisher
No Exp 16 min CC
Nick Moon and Martin Fisher founded ApproTEC out of their belief that poor people don’t need handouts, they need concrete opportunities to use their skills and initiative. ApproTEC provides these opportunities by specially designing and manufacturing tools that help people work more productively, allowing them to break the cycle of poverty.


NEW HEROES, THE - The Power of Knowledge: Dina Abdel Wahab
No Exp 14 min CC
When Dina Abdel Wahab’s son, Ali, was born with Down’s syndrome, she was unable to find a preschool in Cairo to meet his needs. “I didn’t want to change my son’s lifestyle, so I decided to try to change society,” she said.


NEW HEROES, THE - The Power of Knowledge: Inderjit Khurana
No Exp 18 min CC
As a teacher, Inderjit Khurana, used to take the train to work where she would come in contact with dozens of children who spent their days begging from passengers rather than attending school. These children would never be able to escape their conditions of poverty and homelessness without education. Inderjit created a model school for them.


NEW HEROES, THE - The Power of Knowledge: Sompop Jantraka
No Exp 16 min CC
Sompop Jantraka has put his life on the line to save young women sold into prostitution by poor farming families in Thailand. Jantraka considers education and training the keys to allow these girls to find alternative employment, improve their communities and reach their full potential.


Passport of Japan - Konnichiwa: (1) School
No Exp 25 min CC 1/11/07
Go to school for a day in Japan and see Japanese children waking up, walking to school, participating in classroom, attending school-sponsored clubs and going to private “cram schools” (juku). Learn about their educational system and see how the physical layout of a school is built to accommodate the culture of Japan.


Passport of Japan - Konnichiwa: (2) Family
No Exp 25 min CC 1/11/07
Spend the day with two Japanese families from morning, through their average day and finally at dinner. Learn how families interact with one another, with their extended families and within their community involving both the traditional and contemporary culture of Japan. Compare and contrast American lifestyles with those in Japan.


Passport of Japan - Konnichiwa: (3) Community
No Exp 25 min CC 1/11/07
Tour various Japanese communities that exemplify the typical lifestyle in cities and towns across Japan. Explore the geography, history and industry of Japan. Five geography themes show similarities and differences of physical and human environments between an American community and a Japanese community.


Passport of Japan - Konnichiwa: (4) Traditions
No Exp 25 min CC 1/11/07
Visit Kyoto, the cultural capital of Japan, to learn about its rich and long cultural heritage. See examples of traditional Japanese arts and sports. Explore the architectural landscape of traditional homes, temples, shrines and the famous gardens of Kyoto.


Pathways to Technology - Agricultural Technology
No Exp 15 min CC 9/28/06
By using mapping, instruments and systems for precision farming, it is streamlining food production and developing sustainable resources. Farmers use geographic information systems (GIS) and global positioning systems (GPS) to provide detailed information about land and water to determine crop success.


Pathways to Technology - Biotechnology
No Exp 16 min CC 9/28/06
Careers in biotechnology tend to be in either research or manufacturing. On the research side, bioengineers are discovering new drugs and vaccines, and ways to detect genetic risks. On the manufacturing side, they’re making biomaterials like ceramic hip joints and eye implants to reverse blindness.


Pathways to Technology - Information Technology
No Exp 15 min CC 9/28/06
Information technology, or IT, is responsible for a major shift in the way people communicate, do business, & exchange information in our increasingly electronic & wireless world. Typical IT jobs rely on engineering, technical, mechanical and analytical skills; and IT technicians tend to create, design & solve problems through technology.


Pathways to Technology - Marine Science Technology
No Exp 15 min CC 9/28/06
New submersible robots, sonar and underwater satellites are discovering ancient shipwrecks, tracking the migratory habits of fish, providing clues to climate change and revealing natural resources. Marine technicians design, build and operate the systems and devices that make all these things possible.


Pathways to Technology - Process Technology
No Exp 15 min CC 9/28/06
Building materials, jet fuel, metals and plastics are all products of process technology. It involves every aspect of chemical processing: extracting and refining chemicals such as oil and natural gas, refining them and monitoring the process. Power plants, the pharmaceutical industry and many others that impact human health and safety are included.


Real Science VII - (10) Seeing the Sea: Marine Ecologist & Aquarist
No Exp 30 min CC 10/1/01
First, fly over the ocean with a marine ecologist testing new research methods to monitor the ocean’s health. Then, go snorkeling in a aquarium environment near Cape Cod to learn how scientists monitor animal health.


Real Science VII - (11) Smashing Electrics!: Physicist & Manufacturing Engineer
No Exp 30 min CC 10/1/01
First, get a behind the scenes look at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center and learn about its mission to understand what all things are ultimately made of. Then, it’s down to Corona, California to tour the Fender guitar factory and see how the famous instruments are made.


Real Science VII - (12) Power to the People: Plasma Physicist & Plant Geneticist
No Exp 30 min CC 10/1/01
First, it’s off to Lawerence Livermore National Laboratory to see how fusion scientists are developing a clean, mean, energy-producing machine to safely power our world. Then, time to check out a new kind of flower power at the National Arboretum in Washington, DC and learn how scientists use genetic engineering to develop healthier plants.


Real Science VII - (13) Product Design: Product Design Engineer & Industrial Mineralogist
No Exp 30 min CC 10/1/01
First, it’s off to the Microsoft Corporation to see how remote controls are designed, developed and tested. Then, it’s over to the Clorox Company to see how industrial mineralogists develop kitty litter to satisfy its most finicky clientele - the Cats!


Real Science VII - (4) Insect Carriers: Entomologists
No Exp 30 min CC 10/1/01
Discover the difficult task facing entomologists trying to stop the spread of pine pitch canker. Then, it’s off to Maryland to see how scientists are itching to discover the extent to which Maryland’s mosquitoes carry the deadly West Nile virus.


Real Science VII - (5) Fish Power: Aquaculturist & Marine Biologist
No Exp 30 min CC 10/1/01
First, tour the aquaculture facility at Hubbs Sea World where scientists are working to assess how to restock depleted marine fisheries. Then, discover how the unique muscle structure of the giant tuna enables it to swim more than forty miles per hour.


Real Science VII - (6) A Vile of Knowledge: Biologist & Arachnologist
No Exp 30 min CC 10/1/01
Scientists get out their syringes to learn about animal stress and venom. First, it’s a boat ride to Gull Island, Alaska where biologists monitor stress hormones in birds once affected by an oil spill. Then, it’s time to capture orb weaver spiders near Tucson, Arizona to determine the reason spiders have different types of venom.


Real Science VII - (7) Snowy Secrets: Glacial Geologist & Civil Engineer
No Exp 30 min CC 10/1/01
Get on your snow boots and sunglasses for a breathtaking hike of Matanuska Glacier, Alaska and discover the environmental significance of this giant beauty. Then, ski out to a site in the Sierra Nevada foothills and learn how environmental engineers can determine our water supply by measuring the water content of the annual snowpack.


Real Science VII - (8) Mystical Creatures: Paleontologist & Marine Biologist
No Exp 30 min CC 10/1/01
First, it’s off to San Bernadino County, California to unearth the mystery of the mastodon. Then, get a behind the scenes look at rare seahorses at the National Aquarium in Baltimore for an exhibit that stands to be one of the most comprehensive collections of these little understood animals.


Real Science VII - (9) Dig It: Archaeologist & Geologist
No Exp 30 min CC 10/1/01
First, discover the secrets of the Alaska Gold Rush as archeologists unearth a history buried beneath a forest. Then, it’s off to visit the Hall of Gems and Minerals at the Smithsonian and learn about techniques geologists use to analyze rock specimens.


Real Science VIII - A Health Balance: Pediatrician & Wildlife Biologist
No Exp 30 min CC 1/12/06
Get ready to test your lung capacity and your knowledge! First, see how pediatrician tests and treats a child with asthma in Oakland, California. Then watch how a wildlife biologist is helping to restore the ecological balance of the Catalina Islands.


Real Science VIII - Exploring You & Me: Biomedical Researcher & Anthropologist
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
It’s time to get ‘cluded-in’ to our bodies and our past! First, grab your lab coats as we head off to Lawerence Livemore National Laboratory to get a closer look at proteins and how the human genome project assists research. Then, it’s off to Howard University in Washington, D.C. where anthropologists unlock secrets of an African burial ground.


Real Science VIII - Project Planet: Ecologist & Geologist
No Exp 30 min CC 1/12/06
Erosion and explosion! These scientists are working to avoid just that. First visit a neglected creek in Richmond, California that ecologists are working to restore. Then, take the windy roads to the Long Valley Calderas in Mammoth Lakes, California to discover how a geologist is using lasers to measure seismic pressure.


Real Science VIII - Space Encounters: Astronomer & Geochemist
No Exp 1/2 hr CC

Real Science kicks off its eighth season discovering the origins of life! First, it’s off Lick Observatory in Mt. Hamilton, California to learn how an astronomer is studying the origins of stars. Then, it’s over to Lawerence Livermore National Laboratory to test the theory that life started on earth from a comet’s impact.

School to Careers - Family and Human Services Pathway
No Exp 30 min CC 3/8/01
The IPTV video crew shadows a sign language translator, a child care provider, a corrections officer and a volleyball coach.


Secrets of the Dead - Headless Romans
Expires 5/13/08 1 hr CC 5/13/07
Forty-five decapitated Roman-era skeletons are unearthed in the back garden of a house in England.


Shadow of Meth, The
No Exp 1 hr CC 4/12/07
The story of the meth epidemic in the Midwest will be told firsthand through those hardest hit: families of the addicts, the criminal justice system, medical and counseling professionals and addicts trying to live their lives in the shadow of meth.


Shakespeare in the Classroom
No Exp 46 min No CC
Gwyneth Palthrow and the other actors illustrate what they learned about Shakespeare while making Shakespeare in Love. They look at his life and his works. Also given is a description of the Elizabethan stage and a discussion of Romeo and Juliet.


Shakespeare Shorts - (1) Romeo and Juliet- Act 3, Scene 5
No Exp 20 min No CC 9/16/01
Marcelle Duprey, who plays Juliet in this version, examines the character of Juliet and compares how different actresses have portrayed her. The scene in the program is set in the Caribbean in the present day.


Shakespeare Shorts - (2) Julius Caesar - Act 3, Scene 1
No Exp 20 min No CC 9/16/01
Patrick Robinson, who plays Mark Anthony in this version, examines the character of Anthony and compares ;how other actors have previously portrayed him. The scene in this program is set in the present day in a television studio.


Shakespeare Shorts - (3) Midsummer Night’s Dream - Act 3, Scene 2
No Exp 20 min No CC 9/16/01
Anna Friel, who play Hermia in this version, examines her character and compares how differently she has been played in other versions. The scene is set in the present day.


Shakespeare Shorts - (4) Twelfth Night - Act 3, Scene 2
No Exp 20 min No CC 9/16/01
Nigel Planer, who plays Malvolio in this version, examines the character he is to play and compares how differently he has been played in previous versions. This version takes place on a country estate in the 1930s.


Shakespeare Shorts - (5) Macbeth- Act 1, Scene 7
No Exp 20 min No CC 9/16/01
Louise Lombard, who plays Lady Macbeth in this version, examines her character and compares how other actresses have played her. The scene in this program is set about 50 years in the future.


Shakespeare Shorts - (6) Macbeth- Act 5, Scene 1, 3 and 5
No Exp 20 min No CC 9/16/01
In this scene Lady Macbeth is observed sleepwalking by her Gentlewoman servant and the Doctor. We then see Macbeth lamenting the death of his wife after she has fallen from the battlements. Cast members examine their characters and compare how they have been played in previous productions.


Shakespeare Shorts - (7) To Kill the King – Playing Macbeth- Act 2, Scene 3
No Exp 20 min No CC 9/16/01
Duncan, the king is discovered slain in his chamber. Rhys Ifans, who plays Macbeth in this version examines the characters and compares this scene with previous television and feature film productions. Justin Chadwick, a young actor turned writer and director, is shown in rehearsal. Features use of catwalk outfits.


Shakespeare Shorts - (8) The Supernatural – Playing Macbeth- Act 3, Scene 4
No Exp 20 min No CC 9/16/01
Banquo’s ghost returns to haunt Macbeth at his celebratory banquet. Con O’Neill, who plays Macbeth examines his character and compares how it has been played by actors in previous productions. It is set in the present.


Shakespeare Shorts - (9) Sanity and Insanity - Act 1, Scenes 1 & 3
No Exp 20 min No CC 9/16/01
The three Witches cast their spell ad then confront Macbeth. Amita Dhiri, who plays the First Witch in this version, is shown in rehearsal with the other cast members and the director Anne Ross Muir. The drama is set in the present day with Macbeth and Banquo returning from the Gulf War, and the Witches are a girl gang on roller blades.


Sports Figures - Balanced Forces #14
No Exp 3/9/98
Football star, Jerome Bettis, explains the center of gravity, equilibrium and torque. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes. Some are CC.


Sports Figures - Banking on Force #5
No Exp 3/9/98
Lyn St. James uses billiards to demonstrate force and centripetal force. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes. Some are CC.


Sports Figures - Batting by the Books #8
No Exp 3/9/98
Featuring Chipper Jones and Jason Schmidts, baseball demonstrates velocity, acceleration and trigonometry.Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes. Some are CC.


Sports Figures - Batting by the Unknown #31, #43
No Exp 9/9/02
Baseball’s Troy Glaus uses algebraic variables to determine his batting average. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes. Some are CC.


Sports Figures - Big Air Rules #15
No Exp 3/16/98
Go snowboarding and learn about projectile motion and gravity.Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes. Some are CC.


Sports Figures - Bike Force #4
No Exp 2/14/97
Cycling with Peter Webber demonstrates centripetal force and angular momentum. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes. Some are CC.


Sports Figures - Boarding School #32
No Exp 2/14/97
Skateboarder Tony Hawk explains how energy cannot be created or destroyed, energy conservation. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes. Some are CC.


Sports Figures - Bouncing Basketballs #16, #23
No Exp 3/20/98
Pamela McGee of the WNBA looks at basic physics topics, such as the coefficient of restitution and the conservation of energy. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes. Some are CC.


Sports Figures - Breaking Energy #23
No Exp 9/27/99
Karate champ Tiger Schulmann illustrates principles of kinetic energy, stress and work. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes. Some are CC.


Sports Figures - Breathing Victory #24
No Exp 12/3/01
Swimmer Janet Evans explores respiration, compression, tension, muscles and chemical reactions. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Cartesian Baseball #25 & #35
No Exp 12/3/01
Swimmer Janet Evans explores respiration, compression, tension, muscles and chemical reactions. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Cheering Energy #37
No Exp 12/3/01
Basketball’s Kenyon Martin explores sound, energy and logarithms. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Curveball Controversy #5
No Exp 12/3/01
The Vero Beach Dodger Baseball Team uses Newton’s Third Law. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Doppler Effect #6
No Exp 12/3/01
Lyn St. James and auto racing demonstrates the Doppler Effect. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Drag of Drag #26
No Exp 12/24/01
Swimmer Janet Evans explores viscosity, fluid dynamics, pressure and drag. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Elastic Raquet #21
No Exp 9/20/99
Tennis player Chandra Rubin explores the relationship between tennis and work, kinetic energy, gravitational potential energy and elastic potential energy. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Energized Bungy #11
No Exp 9/20/99
Bungy jumping with Doug Anderson demonstrates gravitational potential energy and springs. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Fistful of Tacks #2
No Exp 9/20/99
Windsurfer, John Egan, demonstrates the principles of force, velocity and acceleration. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Gear Game #27 & #36
No Exp 9/20/99
Olympic mountain biker Travis Brown explores levers, gears, ratios, torque, work, fractions and decimals. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Geo Basketball #3
No Exp 9/20/99
The Georgetown Women’s Basketball Team and geometry is the topic. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Golf is a Drag #19
No Exp 9/6/99
Harrison Frazer shows aerodynamic drag and the magnus effect. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Gravity Check #43
No Exp 9/6/99
Dave Mira explains gravity’s role in BMX stunts. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Gravity’s Rainbow
No Exp 9/20/99
X Games skateboarder Bob Burnquist determines the trajectory of a projectile using vectors. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Gravity’s Rainbow / Bouncing Basketball
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
X Games skateboarder Bob Burnquist determines the trajectory of a projectile using vectors; WNBA All Star Pamela McGee explains why balls bounce and the coefficient of restitution.


Sports Figures - Hoop Variable #40
No Exp 9/6/99
Kenyon Martin uses basketball to demonstrate graphing, data analysis and velocity. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - How Physics Saved My Diving #40
No Exp 9/6/99
Diver, Jill Unikel, uses rotational inertia and angular momentum. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - How Sweet It Is #17, #22
No Exp 5/3/97
Baseball studies vibrations and standing waves. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Ice is Cool #11
No Exp 12/24/01
Ice skater, Paul Wylie demonstrates pressure, liquid/solid translations, molecules and density. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - In Golf Gravitas #4
No Exp 2/14/97
Ice skater, Paul Wylie demonstrates pressure, liquid/solid translations, molecules and density. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Inline Inertia #20
No Exp 9/13/99
Inline skater Henny Curry illustrates the difference between weight and mass, force, mass and acceleration, torque, moment of inertia and angular acceleration. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Learning to Lean #3
No Exp 2/14/97
John Egan demonstrates Archimedes physics principle, equilibrium, force and torque through wind surfing. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Making Waves #35
No Exp 9/8/03
Surfer Rochelle Ballard illustrates wave properties, standing waves and electromagnetic spectrum. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Math Reaction #30, #38
No Exp 9/2/02
Baseball player Troy Glaus demonstrates the math concepts behind distance, speed, reaction time and gravity. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Newton’s Earthquake #19
No Exp 9/6/99
Football player, Jamal Anderson, demonstrates Newton’s Law of Motion. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Newton’s Hat Trick #28
No Exp 9/6/99
Hockey player Mike Richter demonstrates Newton’s three laws of motion at work in a hockey rink. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Not Your Average Average #7, #15
No Exp 4/2/97
The Vermont Women’s Cycling Team demonstrates the use of averages, rates and distance. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Perpetual Motion #36
No Exp 4/2/97
Skateboarder, Tony Hawk, examines perpetual motion, energy conservation, work and center of mass. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Pulling G’s #9, #16
No Exp 3/20/98
Learn about acceleration and force from Patty Wagstaff, an aerobatics expert. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Reflecting on Billiards #38
No Exp 10/6/03
Jeanette Lee uses billiards to explain reflection of light, reflection off cushion, and congruent triangles. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Running on Metrics #30
No Exp 10/6/03
Five-time Olympic gold medalist Marion Jones discusses the differences between the metric system and the measuring system used by the U.S. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Shooting Vectors #34
No Exp 9/1/03
Basketball in mathematics, averages and statistics. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Sounds of Summer #21
No Exp 9/1/03
Yankee shortstop Derek Jeter examines the math and science related to velocity and the speeds of light and sound. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Spin Doctor Is In #33
No Exp 9/1/03
Figure skater Sasha Cohen explains conservation laws, angular momentum and rotational inertia. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Stealing with Pythagorean #4
No Exp 2/14/97
The Vero Beach Dodgers baseball team demonstrates the Pythagorean Theorem and how to solve equations. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Surfing Metrics #3
No Exp 9/1/03
Troy Hartman and Vic Pappadato use sky surfing to demonstrate units. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Surfing Science #39
No Exp 10/13/03
Surfer, Rochelle Ballard, illustrates wave properties. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Tennis Triangle #39
No Exp 10/13/03
MaliVai Washington explores similar triangles, ratios, scale diagrams, motion and gravity. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Terminal Velocity #33
No Exp 9/23/02
Street Iuger Darren Lott discusses how he can reach his terminal velocity by examining physic’s laws and acceleration. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - The Buoyancy Factor #7
No Exp 4/2/97
Adam Boyd demonstrates Archimedes’ principle, buoyancy and density through kayaking. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - The Racquet Racket #22
No Exp 5/3/97
Featuring Tennis Pro Malivai Washington. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Torquing Tennis Balls #4
No Exp 2/14/97
Patrick McEnroe demonstrates torque and force. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Track’s Slippery Slope #31
No Exp 9/9/02
Five time Olympic gold medalist Marion Jones demonstrates how graphs may be used for mathematic predictions. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Tracking Speed #14
No Exp 3/9/98
Speed and acceleration with Dan O’Brien, decathlon athlete. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Victor’s Vectors #3
No Exp 9/13/99
Football player, Steve Young, uses coordinate geometry and vectors. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Victory with Vectors #25
No Exp 12/17/01
Baseball’s Barry Larkin examines vectors and vector addition. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Walking on Water #28 & #37
No Exp 12/17/01
Water-skier Rhoni Barton uses Newton’s Laws and explains how equilibrium and force vectors enables a water-skier to stay atop the water. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Waterskiing in Circles #29 & #34
No Exp 12/17/01
Water-skier Rhoni Barton explores force vectors, angular acceleration, vector addition and Newton’s Laws on a slalom waterskiing course. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - What a Drag #8
No Exp 12/17/01
The Vermont Women’s Cycling Team demonstrates aerodynamics and drag. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sports Figures - Why Do Golf Balls Have Dimples #3
No Exp 12/17/01
Tiger Woods uses Newton’s Third Law in golf. Designed for high school students, this series uses sports to illustrate math and science. Most lessons combine two or more related areas. Each lesson runs approximately 10-15 minutes.


Sueños World Spanish - (1) El Español
No Exp 1/4 hr CC 10/1/05
On location in both Spain and Latin America, the topic is Spanish as a world language. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=94


Sueños World Spanish - (10) El Viaje
No Exp 1/4 hr CC 10/8/05
This episode is on location in Quito, Ecuador. The topics include: a bus journey through the Andes; getting around and travel language. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=94


Sueños World Spanish - (11) Actores
No Exp 1/4 hr CC 10/8/05
This episode is on location in Almagro, Spain at La Mancha. The topics include: two young actors dream of fame and fortune and what’s on and where to go. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=94


Sueños World Spanish - (12) Romånticos
No Exp 1/4 hr CC 10/8/05
This episode is on location in both Spain and Mexico. The topics include: a honeymoon couple plan their dream holiday; travel talk and the past. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=94


Sueños World Spanish - (13) Gaucho
No Exp 1/4 hr CC 10/8/05
This episode is on location in the Pampas of Argentina. The topics include: the last gaucho and comparing the past and the present. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=94


Sueños World Spanish - (14) El Bosque
No Exp 1/4 hr CC 10/8/05
This episode is on location in the rainforest of Costa Rica. The topics include: viewers travel through the jungle and describing and comparing things. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=94


Sueños World Spanish - (15) Conquistadores
No Exp 1/4 hr CC 10/8/05
This episode is on location in Extremadura, Spain. The topics include: a portrait of one of Spain’s poorest regions through the richness of its past. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=94


Sueños World Spanish - (16) Vascos
No Exp 1/4 hr CC 10/8/05
This episode is on location in the Basque country of Spain. The topics include: a group of young filmmakers document the diversity of their region. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=94


Sueños World Spanish - (17) De Moda
No Exp 1/4 hr CC 10/8/05
This episode is on location in Bogota, Colombia at Cartagena. The topics include: fashion designer on a shoot and likes and dislikes. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=94


Sueños World Spanish - (18) Manos del Uruquay
No Exp 1/4 hr CC 10/8/05
This episode is on location in Uruguay. The topics include: a dream becomes a commercial success - from sheep to sweater. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=94


Sueños World Spanish - (19) El Arte
No Exp 1/4 hr CC 10/8/05
This episode is on location in Barcelona and Catalonia, Spain. The topics include: art and commerce in Spain’s most prosperous region and description. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=94


Sueños World Spanish - (2) Chicas
No Exp 1/4 hr CC 10/1/05
This episode is on location in Mexico City, Mexico. The topics include: four girls dreaming of stardom and saying what you what to be or do. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=94


Sueños World Spanish - (20) America!
No Exp 1/4 hr CC 10/8/05
This episode is on location in the United States in New York and San Antonio. The topics include: rise of the Latino culture and the Spanish language in the United States and making arrangements and appointments. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=94


Sueños World Spanish - (3) Mi Buenos Aires Querido
No Exp 1/4 hr CC 10/1/05
This is in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The topics include: a top cartoonist sketches his way around the capital and describing towns and cities. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=94


Sueños World Spanish - (4) El Andaluz
No Exp 1/4 hr CC 10/1/05
This episode is in Andalusia, Spain. The topics include: a photographer documents the essential Andalusia and following directions. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=94


Sueños World Spanish - (5) Salsa
No Exp 1/4 hr CC 10/1/05
This episode is on location in Mexico City, Mexico. The topics include: two sisters cook up their dream restaurant and buying food and drink. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=94


Sueños World Spanish - (6) Madrid 24 Horas
No Exp 1/4 hr CC 10/1/05
This episode is on location in Madrid, Spain. The topics include: a day in the life of the capital of Spain and routine and time. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=94


Sueños World Spanish - (7) ¡Bienvenidos!
No Exp 1/4 hr CC 10/1/05
This episode is on location in Quindio, Colombia. The topics include: hospitality Colombian-style and offering hospitality. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=94


Sueños World Spanish - (8) Barrio
No Exp 1/4 hr CC 10/1/05
This episode is on location in Guadalajara, Mexico. The topics include: health car for poor people in the barrio and health talk how you feel.. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=94


Sueños World Spanish - (9) Fiesta
No Exp 1/4 hr CC 10/8/05 T
his episode is on location in Patzcuaro, Mexico. The topics include: The Day of the Dead which is Mexico’s most important fiesta. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=94


Teen Guide to Healthy Dating - (1)Dating for Real: What Do You Want?
No Exp 22 min CC 8/31/06
This program illustrates how gender stereotypes, reinforced in the media, get in the way of true intimacy and connection. It captures student attention by showing a horror movie parody. It stresses the importance of being true to oneself to best connect with others. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=221


Teen Guide to Healthy Dating - (2) Dating for Real: Let’s Talk About Sex
No Exp 20 min CC 8/31/06
Young people discuss their values and attitudes about intimacy, sex and dating violence. They explain that communication is vital to building trust and intimacy. The pressure to have sex is discussed in candid exchanges with youth along with the importance of setting limits and communicating honestly.


Teen Guide to Healthy Dating - (3) Dating for Real: Putting It Together
No Exp 24 min CC 8/31/06
This program emphasizes that love alone does not make a relationship work. A humorous vignette reveals a young man’s dream date is really a robot who agrees with everything he says. They discuss the importance of working out anger and conflict. They also discuss experiences with jealousy and conflict and how important trust is.


Teen Guide to Healthy Dating - (4) Rape: Get the Facts
No Exp 23 min CC 8/31/06
This program presents the legal, medical and psychological and sociological facts about rape. Many professionals contribute information, perspective and analysis of this crime. It explains that “date rape” is just as much a crime as other sexual assaults. It shows the link between drugs, alcohol and rape.


Teen Guide to Healthy Dating - (5) When Relationships Break
No Exp 30 min CC 8/31/06
This video features stories about breaking up from real teens in candid and sometimes heartbreaking interviews. A clinical psychologist helps your students understand what these feelings are all about and identifies some of the common stages that teens go through when they break up.


Teen Guide to Healthy Dating - (6) Dangerous Relationships
No Exp 30 min CC 9/1/06
Young people need clear, self-affirming guidelines to understand their choices when a relationship turns unhealthy or destructive. Viewers see a blueprint of a young couple’s unhealthy relationship as it grows more intense. Topics include irrational jealousy, violent outbursts, emotional manipulation, physical intimidation and physical abuse.


Teen Guide to Healthy Dating - (7) Dealing With Teen Dating Abuse: Matters of Choice
No Exp 18 min CC 9/1/06
The tape chronicles the story of Megan, a high school freshman and her boyfriend Matthew. As their romance deepens, Matthew monopolizes Megan’s life, isolates her from her friends and activities, controls her clothing choices, criticizes her intelligence and eventually physically abuses her.


Teen Guide to Healthy Dating - (8) Toxic Relationships
No Exp 32 min CC 9/1/06
Physical and emotional violence learned at an early age can become domestic violence later on. High school students discuss their experiences with disrespect, jealousy, obcessiveness, blaming and sexual abuse, as well as what a healthy relationship looks and feels like. Students are encouraged to look for trust, respect and acceptance.


Teen Guide to Healthy Dating - (9) What is Love? What is Sex?
No Exp 28 min CC 9/1/06
While teens are struggling to learn what a healthy relationship is, they are bombarded by the media implying that sex is the pinnacle of love. By following actual teen relationships as they develop and by interviewing young people about their feelings and experiences, students will gain insight into the complex issues of love and sex.


Teen Mental Health - (1) Fears & Phobias: Understanding and Defeating Them
No Exp 21 min CC 9/10/05
This program provides information about common fears and phobias and how the brain and the body function when exposed to them. Short term and long term methods for controlling and defeating them are discussed. Topics include: anxiety, panic attacks, deep breathing, meditation and desensitization.


Teen Mental Health - (2) Its Never Too Late: Stopping Teen Suicide
No Exp 28 min CC 9/10/05
Armed with the latest stats and facts on teen suicide, this show teaches viewers how to recognize and respond to the risks of teen suicide. Students learn how rage, isolation and depression affect suicidal behavior. The differences between normal “blues” and depression are shown.


Teen Mental Health - (3) Stressed Out: Stress Management 101
No Exp 20 min CC 9/10/05
This program describes different forms of stress (acute, episodic, chronic) and explains now important it is for young people to learn effective coping strategies. Panic attacks, social anxiety, test anxiety, parental demands and peer pressure are addressed. Learn about easy and effective means to treat stress symptoms.


Teen Mental Health - (4) Sad, Angry, Lonely and Scared: Masks of Depression
No Exp 29 min CC 9/10/05
Untreated depression is the main cause of suicide and is the most common mental illness. Depression in teens is often hidden and can be manifested in anger, irrational reactions and poor grades. Many who suffer from it do not recognize it and feel they cannot be helped. Includes the signs of depression and guidance for getting help.


Teen Mental Health - (5) Hidden Scars, Silent Wounds: Understanding Self Injury
No Exp 25 min CC 9/10/05
This is a pattern in which a person harms themself by cutting or burning parts of the body to relieve stress and pent-up emotions. Typically they have endured stressful events or abusive family situations. This program demystifies this problem by offering interviews as well as commentary by noted experts in the field.


Teen Mental Health - (6) When Someone Dies: Bereavement and LossNo Exp 25 min CC 9/10/05
This program arms teens with information that will help them accept that death and bereavement are natural and inevitable parts of life. Teens will understand the process of mourning is unique for all people and should not be ignored or trivialized. The stages of healthy grieving and healing are discussed with details on how to cope with loss.


The Fight in the Field (Parts 1 & 2)
Expires 9/30/08 1 hr each CC 9/24/06
We explore Chavez’s childhood in Yuma, Arizona, and follow him into the fields of California’s Central Valley where he dedicated himself to transforming the lives of farm workers. Chavez’s remarkable achievements and friendship with Robert F. Kennedy are relived.


Tobacco Prevention Series - (1) No Ifs, Ands or Butts: Smoking Kills
No Exp 25 min CC 8/29/06
Hairy tongue, head and neck cancers, lung cancer, tar, phlegm, bad breath, yellow teeth, wrinkled skin, people with laryngectomies and many other sights and sounds are presented in this look at the ravages of tobacco. Teen viewers discover that they are the prime targets of tobacco advertisers. Also seen is the danger of herbal cigarettes and bidis.


Tobacco Prevention Series - (2) How I Quit Smoking and Saved My Life
No Exp 29 min CC 8/29/06
Viewers follow a teenager who is trying to quit smoking. We learn just how hard it is and other teens break their addiction to both nicotine and the smoking culture they unwittingly adopt. This is not a video that turns smokers into villains; rather it offers and encouraging message to those who want to stop and need the support of their friends.


Tobacco Prevention Series - (3) Secondhand Smoke: A Matter of Life and Breath
No Exp 12 min CC 8/29/06
Secondhand smoke is the 3rd leading cause of preventable death in the U.S. Learn about two different kinds of smoke: mainstream, which has been inhaled and filtered and sidestream, which rises from a burning cigarette. Sidestream is 20 times more toxic. Learn about the serious diseases that smoke causes.


Tobacco Prevention Series - (4) Spit Tobacco Exposed
No Exp 16 min CC 8/30/06
This program presents a strong message that the use of smokeless or spit tobacco can kill and kill quickly. Using interviews it reveals that chewing tobacco is a disgusting habit that often causes serious health problems and puts young people at risk. Stark footage shows the devastating damage to the teeth, gums and mouth.


Tobacco Prevention Series - (5) TARGETED! How Tobacco & Alcohol Companies Try to Get You Hooked.
No Exp 24 min CC 8/29/06
By targeting young audiences, tobacco and alcohol industries hope to recruit a new generation of faithful customers, despite the potential harm that their products may cause. This program explores the phenomenon of targeting and will surely be an eye-opener for students who don’t think they are being manipulated by ads and media images.


Tobacco Prevention Series - (6) Up in Smoke
No Exp 29 min CC 8/29/06
Young people know they shouldn’t smoke. But do they really know why? This program presents the ugly side of nicotine addiction. Powerful testimonials from laryngectomies (neck breathers) paint a terrifying portrait of what can happen to smokers.


Tobacco Prevention Series - (7) Kicking Nicotine: A How-To for Students
No Exp 30 min CC 8/30/06
This program highlights a peer support group of teens who talk about the addictive power of nicotine and share their stories of trying to quit. These plain-speaking young people make it clear that kicking nicotine takes a commitment, a plan and hard work.


Tobacco Prevention Series - (8) Beyond Cold Turkey: Tobacco Quitting Methods No Exp 18 min CC 8/30/06
This show includes the major medical methods currently available to anyone who wants to stop smoking or chewing tobacco. It looks at FDA approved methods commonly used. Learn that smokers who use nicotine replacement therapy together with behavioral change program double their chances of successfully quitting.


Twilight Zone - Arrival, The
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 11/6/06
An FFA investigator examines an airliner that appears with no crew or passengers.


Twilight Zone - Elegy
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 3/17/07
A spaceship is forced to make an emergency landing on an asteroid that resembles Earth, except nothing moves.


Twilight Zone - Five Characters in Search of An Exit
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 3/19/07
Five people - - a ballet dancer, a major, a clown, a tramp and a bagpipe player - - trapped in a featureless enclosure with no idea how they got there attempt to escape.


Twilight Zone - Game of Pool, A
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 11/6/06
An ambitious young pool hustler is given his dream chance to play against a legendary champion who has been dead for years.


Twilight Zone - Grave, The
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
A cowardly gunfighter sets out to defile an outlaw’s grave.


Twilight Zone - Jungle, The
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
A prospector, threatened with death by a native conjuror for violating African land, finds himself stalked in the deserted streets of Manhattan by some giant beast.


Twilight Zone - Kick the Can
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 4/30/07
The magic of a children’s game enables a group of old people to recapture their youth.


Twilight Zone - Mind and the Matter, The
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 11/6/06
A book on the power of thought enables a meek clerk to create a world exactly as he would want it.


Twilight Zone - Mirror, The
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
A revolutionary leader is given a magic mirror that reveals the face of the person who will kill him.


Twilight Zone - Once Upon a Time
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
Nineteenth - Century janitor Woodrow Mulligan tries on a time helmet invented by his boss and is catapulted 72 years into the future. Featured are two routines by the legendary silent comedian Buster Keaton: the lock step and putting on a pair of trousers.


Twilight Zone - Passerby, The
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
A Civil War soldier slowly begins to realize he is dead when he meets a woman who fears her husband was killed in the war.


Twilight Zone - Quality of Mercyl, A
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 3/26/06
During the battle, a fanatical and racist World War II soldier mysteriously experiences the situation in the body of a Japanese counterpart.


Twilight Zone - Shadow Play
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 11/6/06
A condemned murderer tries to persuade the district attorney that he and everyone else are all simply creatures of his imagination.


Twilight Zone - Silence, The
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 11/6/06
A modern morality tale in which a man offers a chatty fellow club member $500,000 to keep quiet for one year.


Twilight Zone - Still Valley
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 11/6/06
A Confederate scout is given a magical book that could guarantee their victory.

Twilight Zone - The Arrival
No Exp 1/2 hr CC
An FFA investigator examines an airliner that appears with no crew or passengers.


Twilight Zone - Twenty-Two
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 11/6/06
A woman is haunted by a recurring nightmare about the hospital morgue.

Unwrapped - Carmel, Crazy Candy & Cookies
Expires 5/14/08 1/2 hr each CC 5/14/07
Cookies (1 hr) Marc Summers takes a bite out of Cookie Snacks. Find out how Otis Spunkeyer makes their cookies so soft, visit the World’s Largest Cookie, sample a movie candy made of cookie dough and see how Ben & Jerry mixes up Cookie Dough ice cream.


Unwrapped - Hamburgers / Drive-Ins
Expires 4/23/08 1/2 hr CC
Host Marc Summers gets out the grill and grabs the spatula as we fry up the facts about hamburgers. In part two, put it in park and watch as Marc Summers reveals the history of the drive-in, from quirky car-hop-stops to the very first drive-in that is still operating today. Motor down to the Varsity drive-in and look at drive-in intermission ads.


Unwrapped - Soda Pop Unwrapped
Expires 5/24/08 1/2 hr CC 5/24/07
Marc Summers is opening the bottle of Soda Pop with an inside look at Dr. Pepper and A & W Root Beer. Plus, an LA grocer who carries over 300 different types of soda and the Museum of Beverage Containers.


Visualizing Cell Processes - (1) Cells and Molecules
No Exp 15 min CC 1/25/06
Modules: A Variety of Cells; Cell Organization; Overview of Organic Molecules; Prokaryotic Cells; The Evolution of Eukaryotic Cells are included. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=141


Visualizing Cell Processes - (2) Cells Movement and Transport
No Exp 15 min CC 1/25/06
Modules: Structures and Behavior of the Plasma Membrane, Osmosis, Transport Proteins, Phagocytosis, Receptor Mediated Endocytosis, Golgi Function, Lysosomes and Hydrolytic Digestion, Microtubules, Cilia, Actin and Myosin Motor Proteins. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=141


Visualizing Cell Processes - (3) Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration
No Exp 15 min CC 1/25/06
Photosynthsis Modules: Chloroplast Structure, The Light Dependent Reactions of Photosynthesis. Cellular Respiration Modules: Glycolysis and Fermentation, Mitochondrion Structure, Aerobic Respiration, Kregs Cycle, Electron Transport Chain and ATP Synthesis. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=141


Visualizing Cell Processes - (4) DNA Replication, Mitosis and Cell Reproduction
No Exp 15 min CC 1/25/06
Modules: Mitosis: Chromosome Condensation, Mitosis Stages, Cytokinesis, Meiosis, Nucleotide Structure and Bonding, Replication Enzymes, Replicating the Strands, Topoisomerase and the Twisting Problem, Proof Reading and Repair, Replication Review. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=141


Visualizing Cell Processes - (5) The Genetic Code and Its Translation
No Exp 15 min CC 1/25/06
Modules: The Protein Nature of Life, Protein Structure, Transcription, Translation and Protein Synthesis, Gene Regulation in Prokaryotes, Exons and Introns, Mutations, Renegade DNA -- the Viruses http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=141


Voyageur Experience In Global Geography - (1) Canada
No Exp 24 min CC 10/23/03
Experience the different Canadian cultures and the global issues in their daily lives. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=140


Voyageur Experience In Global Geography - (2) Costa Rica: Ecotourism and Economic Development
No Exp 25 min CC 10/23/03
Raft through a rain forest and participate in a preservation acitivity. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=140


Voyageur Experience In Global Geography - (3) Greece: Urbanization and the Environment
No Exp 24 min CC 10/23/03
Explore ancient cities and see how they have been affected by the environment. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=140


Voyageur Experience In Global Geography - (4) Italy: Natural Hazards and Disasters
No Exp 25 min CC 10/23/03
Repel into the Mount Vesuvius crater. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=140


Voyageur Experience In Global Geography - (5) Russia: Rebuilding a Nation
No Exp 25 min CC 10/23/03
Explore the impact of a Western civilization on today’s Russia. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=140


Voyageur Experience In Global Geography - (6) Kenya: National Identity and Unity
No Exp 25 min CC 10/23/03
Experience contrasting cultures and study the impact of colonialism in Maasai. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=140


Voyageur Experience In Global Geography - (7) United Arab Emirates: Oil & Water Resources
No Exp 25 min CC 10/23/03
Visit oil drilling sites and survey other natural resources and how they are used. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=140


Voyageur Experience In Global Geography - (8) India: Population and Resources
No Exp 25 min CC 10/23/03
Learn how India’s large population and economic development interact. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=140


Voyageur Experience In Global Geography - (9) China: Food for a Billion Plus
No Exp 25 min CC 10/23/03
Tour a mechanized and non-mechanized farm. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=140


Walk This Way: Exploring Tolerance, Diversity and Difference - Program 1
No Exp 20 min CC 5/17/05
In this program, we meet Massimo, a young person with a bi-racial background; Jessica, a young girl with an adopted African-American brother; and Carl, a 9-year-old diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=185


Walk This Way: Exploring Tolerance, Diversity and Difference - Program 2 No Exp 20 min CC 5/17/05
Viewers meet twins Matthew and Justin. Justin has cerebral palsy and gets lots of special care from his family members. Next, we meet Melissa, a young girl who lost her hearing as a baby. Finally we meet Yanili, a girl who moved to America from a Spanish-speaking nation. http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/list_detail.cfm?ShowID=185


Walk This Way: Exploring Tolerance, Diversity and Difference - Program 3
No Exp 20 min CC 5/17/05
First, we hear the story of Alice, whose grandmother was raised in China during the time when men controlled everything. The second story features Anthony, a boy who is teased because of his clothing. Finally, we are introduced to Nicole, an 11-year-old girl who describes her reaction to a hate crime in her town.


Weather Classroom - Air in Motion
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 1/22/98
This program discusses the systems that create our weather.


Weather Classroom - Forecast Earth: After the Storm
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 3/15/05
What happens to the nation’s water supply after a rainstorm? Look at the water cycle and examine watersheds in the United States.


Weather Classroom - Forecast Earth: Air Aware
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 11/29/04
Explore air quality, ground-level ozone and how air quality can be improved in this Weather Classroom series from the Weather Channel.


Weather Classroom - Forecast Earth: Alaska Meltdown
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 2/21/05
Weather Classroom investigates the effects of global warming in Alaska, from melting ice to displaced polar bears.


Weather Classroom - Forecast Earth: Coastal Storms
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 2/21/05
Explore the dangers of coastal storms and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) efforts to protect seaside cities.


Weather Classroom - Forecast Earth: High Tide
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 2/10/05
Explore the ocean’s tide patterns and how NOAA has been monitoring tides for the past 150 years.


Weather Classroom - Forecast Earth: Hurricanes
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 3/15/07
Explore a family’s personal account of living through Hurricane Rita through home video footage and looks at the connection between global warming and an increase in hurricanes.


Weather Classroom - Forecast Earth: Mega Fires
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 7/18/05
This series focuses on the causes and effects of the powerful climatic and environmental forces changing our planet. Mega Fires examines the increasing number of fires that are bigger, more destructive, and more dangerous to firefighters.


Weather Classroom - Forecast Earth: Troubled Waters
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 11/6/06
This series focuses on the causes and effects of the powerful climatic and environmental forces changing our planet. Troubled Waters looks at the state of the ocean and its connection to human health.


Weather Classroom - Fujita: A Life in the Storm
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 2/21/05
This program focuses on chasing and the study of tornados.

Weather Classroom - Hurricanes
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 5/20/02
This episode flies with hurricane hunters to study the basic ingredients of a hurricane, uses satellite images to track hurricanes and talks with people who have seen the destructive force of hurricanes firsthand.


Weather Classroom - Sky Show, The
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 4/22/02
Through fun experiments and amazing sky footage, this episode examines a variety of natural occurrences that take place right above our heads.


Weather Classroom - Tornadoes
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 5/6/02
This episode explores the cause and formation of tornadoes, explains why some areas are more prone to them than others, offers some little-known tornado facts, and explains what to do in the event of a tornado.


Weather Classroom - Water: Oceans to Air
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 3/30/98
This program includes the water cycle explained from humidity to precipitation.

Weather Classroom - Weather & Geography
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 6/3/02
This episode explores erosion, winds, wildfires, the effects of weather on geology, the effects of water and altitude on weather, the types of storms that happen over different kinds of terrain and more.


Weather Classroom - Weather & Water
No Exp 1/2 hr CC 4/29/02
This episode explores rain, clouds, dew, fog, humidity, El Nino, La Nina, droughts, and floods; visits with hydrogeteorologists and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA); and demonstrates condensation and evaporation.