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Monday, February 11, 2019
Hale County
 

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MONDAY HIGHLIGHTS

SOCIAL STUDIES
TAKE ON AMERICA WITH OZY - Black Men in Baltimore -7-8 pm NH WORLD CH. 11.3 / 956
100 Black men discuss and debate the justice system, President Trump, Colin Kaepernick and the NFL protests, opportunity, racism and fatherhood. Preview  Additional Airs

AFROPOP: THE ULTIMATE CULTURAL EXCHANGE - While I Breathe, I Hope 8-9 pm NH WORLD CH. 11.3 / 956
The against-all-odds 2014 campaign of Bakari Sellers, a young, black Democrat running for Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina. Preview  Additional Airs

INDEPENDENT LENS - Hale County This Morning, This Evening 10-11:30 pm NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
Visit the world of Hale County, Alabama. Composed of intimate and unencumbered moments in the lives of people in the community, the film offers a richly detailed glimpse at life in America's Black Belt. Preview  Additional Airs

KIDS
LET'S GO LUNA - Queen For A Day/Jolly Special Friend 9-9:30 am NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
Carmen loves the idea of being a queen at Buckingham Palace, but finds out that royal life is more complicated than it looks. Additional Airs

PBS LEARNING MEDIA - PHYSICS GIRL - Women in Science Feature: Emily Calandrelli and the Vomit Comet
NHPBS VIDEO - WiSci FILES - Women in Science Profiles
WEB RESOURCE - ASSOCIATION FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE

On This Date
Don't Cry Over Spilled Milk Day
, International Day of Women and Girls in Science, National Inventors Day
In History

1942 - First Gold Record awarded to Glenn Miller for Chattanooga Choo Choo
1990 - Nelson Mandela is released from prison
Birthdays
1802 - Author and Abolitionist Lydia Maria Child
1964 - Politician Sarah Palin

 

 

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
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John Lewis
 

Full Tuesday Schedule
TUESDAY HIGHLIGHTS

THE ARTS
IN TUNE - THE BEN TUCKER STORY - 7-8 pm NH WORLD CH. 11.3 / 956
African-American bass player and Savannah resident Ben Tucker, created Schoolhouse Rock, opened Hard Hearted Hannah's, and wrote Comin' Home Baby. His passion for music and love of Savannah bridged a very wide racial gap. View  Additional Airs

SOCIAL STUDIES
JOHN LEWIS - GET IN THE WAY - 6-7 pm NH WORLD CH. 11.3 / 956
Follow the journey of civil rights hero, congressman and human rights champion John Lewis. At the Selma March, Lewis came face-to-face with club-wielding troopers and exemplified non-violence. View  Additional Airs

FINDING YOUR ROOTS - Roots in Politics 8-9 pm NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
Paul Ryan, Tulsi Gabbard and Marco Rubio. Additional Airs

AMERICA REFRAMED -
Milwaukee 53206 8-9 pm NH WORLD CH. 11.3 / 956
MILWAUKEE 53206 introduces viewers to a community with the highest rate of incarcerated African American men in the U.S. Preview  Additional Airs

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE - Sealab 9-10 pm NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
Discover the mostly forgotten story of the U.S. Navy's daring and groundbreaking Sealab program. Preview Additional Airs

KIDS
SPLASH AND BUBBLES -
Tooth Treasure/Race Around The Reef - 11:30 am - Noon NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
Splash wins a race by riding the currents instead of swimming. Additional Airs

PBS LEARNING MEDIA -
CRASH COURSE BIOLOGY - Population Genetics: When Darwin Met Mendel
NHPBS VIDEO -UNIVERSITY PLACE - Darwin's Tree of Life
WEB RESOURCE - BBC iWONDER -
Charles Darwin: Evolution and the Story of Our Species

ON THIS DATE
Darwin Day, Paul Bunyan Day
, Lincoln's Birthday
In History
1914 - First stone of Lincoln Memorial put into place
Birthdays
1809 - Charles Darwin
1809 - Abraham Lincoln
1881 - Russian dancer Anna Pavlova
1934 - Former Celtics great Bill Russell
1938 - Author Judy Blume

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Rise of the Rockets
 

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WEDNESDAY HIGHLIGHTS

SCIENCE
NATURE - Wild Way of the Vikings 8-9 pm NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
Experience the natural world through the eyes of the Vikings. From the killer whales of the North Sea to the volcanic mounts of Iceland, see the deep history and cultural respect the Vikings had with the land and sea.  Preview  Additional Airs

NOVA - Rise of the Rockets 9-10 pm NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
As companies like SpaceX and Virgin Galactic make space more accessible, and NASA returns to crewed spaceflight, a new era of space exploration may be on the horizon. Preview  Additional Airs

SOCIAL STUDIES
DICTATOR'S PLAYBOOK - Idi Amin 10-11 pm NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
Idi Amin used lessons learned in the colonial British Army to build a powerful dictatorship in Uganda. Preview  Additional Airs

KIDS
NATURE CAT -
Croak And Swagger/Puddle Pool Party 8-8:30 am NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
Nature Cat leads his friends to the pond for a day of listening to one of the most amazing spring sounds: the bullfrog croak! Additional Airs

PBS LEARNING MEDIA -
NOVA SCIENCE NOW - Speeding Up Space Travel
NHPBS VIDEO - PBS NEWSHOUR - Elon Musk’s reusable Falcon Heavy rocket lifts off
WEB RESOURCE - NASA - NASA’s Space Launch System 

ON THIS DATE
World Radio Day

In History
2000 - Last original Peanuts cartoon is published in newspapers
Birthdays
1891 - Artist Grant Wood
1923 - Test pilot Chuck Yeager

 

Thursday, February 14, 2019 valentine valentine valentine
And Still I rise
 

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THURSDAY HIGHLIGHTS

THE ARTS
QUEEN OF SWING - 8-9 pm NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
The true story of a Jazz Age trailblazer - 95-year-old entertainer Norma Miller.  Additional Airs

SOCIAL STUDIES
POWER TO HEAL: MEDICARE AND THE CIVIL RIGHTS REVOLUTION 6-7 pm NH WORLD CH. 11.3 / 956
How Medicare was used to mount a dramatic, coordinated effort that racially desegregated thousands of hospitals across the country, all in a matter of months in 1966.  Additional Airs

BLACK AMERICA SINCE MLK: AND STILL I RISE - Keep Your Head Up/Touch The Sky 9-11 pm NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores America's changing racial landscape-celebrating how far we have come toward equality and asking why we still have so far to go. View

KIDS
WILD KRATTS -
Flight of the Draco 7:30-8 am NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
While on a mission to discover the secret of the Draco lizard's gliding abilities, Martin and Chris uncover an evil plot by fashion designer, Donita Donata. 
Additional Airs

PBS LEARNING MEDIA -
Celebrating Valentine's Day
NHPBS VIDEO - BRAINCRAFT - Valentine's Day Tips From the Animal World!
WEB RESOURCE - NPR - The Dark Origins of Valentines Day

ON THIS DATE
Ferris Wheel Day, Frederick Douglass Day
, League of Women Voters Day, Valentines Day
In History
1920 - League of Woman Voters is founded
1929 - St. Valentine's Day Massacre
Birthdays
1818 - Frederick Douglas
1947 - Judd Gregg

 

 

Friday, February 15, 2019
1946: The Fight for a Right
 

Full Friday Schedule
FRIDAY HIGHLIGHTS

THE ARTS
GREAT PERFORMANCES - Movies For Grownups Awards With AARP The Magazine 9-10:30 pm NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
The awards were established to celebrate and encourage filmmaking that appeals to movie lovers with a grownup state of mind - and to recognize its artists. Preview  Additional Airs

SOCIAL STUDIES
1964 - THE FIGHT FOR A RIGHT 6-7 pm NH WORLD CH. 11.3 / 956
With historical footage and interview with Freedom Summer architects and volunteers, as well as present day activists, THIS FILM uses Mississippi to explain American voting issues in the last 150 years. Additional Airs

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE - The Greely Expedition 8-9 pm NH WORLD CH. 11.3 / 956
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high arctic. Additional Airs Preview

KIDS
READY JET GO-
Sunday Drive 7-7:30 am NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
An Earth desert and a Mars desert have some similarities, but are also very differentAdditional Airs

PBS LEARNING MEDIA - KRATTS CREATURES - Beware of Hippo
NHPBS VIDEO - NATURE - How Do Hippos Get Clean?
WEB RESOURCE - AFRICAN WILDLIFE FOUNDATION - Hippos

ON THIS DATE
Susan B. Anthony Day, National Gum Drop Day, National Hippo Day
In History
1965 - Red maple leaf is adopted for Canada's flag
2001 - First draft of human genome published in Nature.
Birthdays
1564 - Astronomer Galileo Galilei
1809 - Inventor Cyrus McCormick
1820 - Suffragist Susan B. Anthony
1954 - Cartoonist Matt Groening

 

 

Saturday, February 16, 2019
GSC
 

Full Saturday Schedule
SATURDAY HIGHLIGHTS

EDUCATION
GRANITE STATE CHALLENGE 6-6:30 pm NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
Fall Mountain takes on Souhegan High in the third game of a new season of GRANITE STATE CHALLENGE. It's a new season, new questions and a new host! Additional Airs

KIDS
ODD SQUAD -
High Maintenance/Not Ok Computer 9-9:30 am NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
Agents switch jobs with the maintenance department for a day. Additional Airs

PBS LEARNING MEDIA - CAREER SERIES - Whale Naturalist
NHPBS VIDEO -EONS - When Whales Walked
WEB RESOURCE - NOAA FISHERIES - Whales

ON THIS DATE
National Almond Day, World Pangolin Day, World Whale Day
In History
1923 - Howard Carter unseals burial chamber of King Tutankhaman
1978 - First computer bulletin board system established
2006 - Last mobile army surgical hospital (M.A.S.H.) is decommissioned
Birthdays
1838 - Historian Henry Adams
1957 - Actor LeVar Burton

 

 

Sunday, February 17, 2019
Harper Lee
 

Full Sunday Schedule
SUNDAY HIGHLIGHTS

THE ARTS
GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET - Aida 1-4 pm NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
Conducted by Nicola Luisotti, the opera stars vocal powerhouses Anna Netrebko in the title role and Anita Rachvelishvili as Amneris as they go toe to toe in this classic love story featuring a number of Verdi's most celebrated arias. Preview

SPEAKEASY - Michael McDonald And Russ Titelman 11 pm -12 am NH WORLD CH. 11.3 / 956
The Grammy Award-winning front man of Steely Dan and the Doobie Brothers and his longtime producer reveal his career from early influences through their latest collaboration. Additional Airs

LANGUAGE ARTS
AMERICAN MASTERS - Harper Lee 6-7:30 pm NHPBS EXPLORE CH. 11 / 11.2 / 801
Explore the mysterious life of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of To Kill a Mockingbird.. View

SOCIAL STUDIES
MASTERPIECE - Victoria Season 3 - A Show of Unity 8-9 pm NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
After an assassination attempt, the Royal household visit Ireland. Intrigue, conflict and romance all blossom during a stay at the Palmerston estate. Preview Additional Airs

JACKIE ROBINSON - Part Two NHPBS EXPLORE 9-11 pm CH. 11 / 11.2 / 801
Robinson uses his fame to speak out against injustice, alienating many who had once lauded him for "turning the other cheek." After baseball, he seeks ways to fight inequality, but as he faces a crippling illness, he struggles to remain relevant. Preview

P.O.V. -  Presenting Princess Shaw 10-11:30 pm NH WORLD CH. 11.3 / 956
The true story of Princess Shaw, an aspiring musician down on her luck, who inspired internationally famous YouTube artist Kutiman to create a magical collaboration that would bring her music to a whole new audience.. Preview Additional Airs

KIDS
SCIGIRLS -
Science Cooks 9-9:30 am NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
Izzie cooks up a taste test with Claire and her friends who make comfort foods more nutritious. View

PBS LEARNING MEDIA -
GROSS SCIENCE - What Lives in Cheese?
NHPBS VIDEO - REACTIONS - How Milk Becomes Cheese
WEB RESOURCE - CHEESES BY COUNTRY

ON THIS DATE
PTA Founders Day, Daytona 500
In History
1904 - Madama Butterfly premieres at La Scalia in Milan
Birthdays

1963 - Michael Jordan

 

 

NHPBS KIDS WRITERS CONTEST UNDERWAY
  Kids Write
The NHPBS KIDS WRITERS CONTEST kicked off on September 1, 2019.
The contest is open to all kids in grades K-5. Write and illustrate an original story and send it to NHPBS before March 1, 2019.

Rules, entry forms, and tips for writing a winning story can all be found at nhpbs.org/kidswrite
If you have any questions about the contest, call (603-868-4455) or email (sadams@nhpbs.org) Susan Adams! Support for the NHPBS Kids Writers Contest comes from: Heinemann, Parenting New Hampshire and the NH Lottery.


TEACHERLINE COURSES
 

PBS TeacherLine Courses for February 2019
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