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PBS Western Reserve brings the classroom homeView four hours of at-home learning content each weekday
PBS Western Reserve is airing blocks of at-home learning programs on its PBS Western Reserve and Fusion channels. Both offer programs on science, history and English language arts, and include related learning resources from PBS Learning Media (pbslearningmedia.org).
         
Monday, May 25-Friday, May 29
Western Reserve PBS (WNEO 45.1 / WEAO 49.1)

Monday, May 25

10 AM
NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT
American men and women in uniform are honored with performances by the National Symphony Orchestra.

 

11:30 AM
10 STREETS THAT CHANGED AMERICA
A tour of engineering feats that made our civilization possible focuses on streets in America.

 

12:30 PM
10 MODERN MARVELS THAT CHANGED AMERICA
Take a whirlwind tour of engineering feats that made our civilization possible.

 

1:30 PM
GUARDIANS OF JAMESTOWN 1619
While on a trip to historic Jamestown, a girl meets a time guardian who tasks her to find artifacts.

Tuesday, May 26

10 AM
NOVA, Prediction by the Numbers
Discover how predictions underpin many aspect of our lives and why some succeed while others fail.

 

11 AM
HISTORY DETECTIVES
Gwen Wright connects a swatch of tattered red fabric to a pivotal moment in U.S. Civil War history.

 

Noon
GET THE MATH
Middle and high school students develop algebraic thinking skills for solving real-world problems.

 

12:30 PM
GET THE MATH 2.0
Real-world scenarios help students develop algebraic thinking skills with a focus on reasoning.

 

1 PM
NAVAJO MATH CIRCLES
Navajo students use a model called math circles to study mathematics in Tsaile, Ariz.

Wednesday, May 27

10 AM
NOVA, Inside Einstein’s Mind
Einstein's simple but powerful ideas that reshaped our understanding of gravity are examined.

 

11 AM
HISTORY DETECTIVES
Was this picture frame crafted from the staircase banister of the Titanic, Lusitania or neither?

 

Noon
SUPERNATURE: WILD FLYERS, Defying Gravity
Explore the basic principles of flight to see how animals become airborne in the first place.

 

1 PM
HAWKING
The life of Stephen Hawking, one of the most remarkable minds of the modern age, is chronicled.

Thursday, May 28

10 AM
NOVA, The Impossible Flight
Two intrepid pilots attempt to construct and fly the first solar-powered airplane around the world.

 

Noon
SUPERNATURE: WILD FLYERS, Masters of the Sky
Two intrepid pilots attempt to construct and fly the first solar-powered airplane around the world.

 

1 PM
NOVA, Prediction by the Numbers
Discover how predictions underpin many aspect of our lives and why some succeed while others fail.

Friday, May 29

10 AM
NOVA, Last B-24
Underwater archaeologists investigate a B-24 Liberator bomber that crashed into the sea in 1944.

 

11 AM
HISTORY DETECTIVES
The detectives investigate four stories from the American West, from the rodeo to Hollywood.

 

Noon
SUPERNATURE: WILD FLYERS, Crowded Skies
In order to survive in the crowded sky, mammals, birds and insects must out-flying the competition.

 

1 PM
LIFE FROM ABOVE, Moving Planet
Cameras in space capture footage of the greatest and most powerful movements on our planet.

         

 
Fusion (WNEO 45.2 / WEAO 49.2)

Monday, May 25

Noon
NOVA, Black Hole Apocalypse
Join astrophysicist Janna Levin on a mind-blowing voyage to the frontiers of black hole science.

 

1 PM
NOVA, Black Hole Universe
Join astrophysicist Janna Levin on a mind-blowing voyage to the frontiers of black hole science.

 

2 PM
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, Chasing the Moon
The early days of the space race and the struggle to catch up with the Soviet Union are explored.

 

4 PM
LATINO AMERICANS, Peril and Promise
The debate over undocumented immigrants and the Latino influence on sports and media are explored.

Tuesday, May 26

Noon
BUTTERFLY TOWN, USA
Activists take action to save the Monarch Butterfly Grove Sanctuary in Monterey County, Calif.

 

12:30 PM
SCIGIRLS, Habitat Havoc
Budding naturalist Lea explores what the non-native Canary Island Palm does to San Diego habitats.

 

1 PM
NATURE, Super Cats: Cats in Every Corner
Discover how cats have conquered the world, thriving in almost every landscape on Earth.

 

2 PM
THE VIETNAM WAR, The Weight of Memory
For the next 40 years, Americans and Vietnamese from all sides search for healing and reconciliation.

 

4 PM
AFRICA’S GREAT CIVILIZATIONS, Cities
The power of Africa's greatest ancient cities, including Kilwa and Great Zimbabwe are explored.

Wednesday, May 27

Noon
NOVA, Secrets of the Forbidden City
The ingenious engineering of Beijing's Forbidden City, power center of imperial China, is explored.

 

1 PM
NOVA, Geologic Footprints
Geologic fingerprints of colossal floods that violently reshaped the ancient world are uncovered.

 

2 PM
CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS: THREE MEN GO TO WAR
Focuses on John F. Kennedy, Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev during the crisis in October 1962.

 

3 PM
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, Roads to Memphis
The entwined stories of an assassin, James Earl Ray and his target, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

4 PM
JOHN LEWIS—GET IN THE WAY
The journey of civil rights hero, congressman and human rights champion John Lewis is chronicled.

Thursday, May 28

Noon
POWER TRIP: THE STORY OF ENERGY, Water
Journey back in time and across the world to discover  the history of energy and water.

 

1 PM
POWER TRIP: THE STORY OF ENERGY, Food
Energy enables a stable supply in the global food system, but it's not without waste.

 

2 PM
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, George W. Bush
The life of George W. Bush is explored and his tumultuous two-term presidency is chronicled. (Part 1 of 2)

 

3 PM
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, George W. Bush
The life of George W. Bush is explored and his tumultuous two-term presidency is chronicled. (Part 2 of 2)

 

4 PM
THE GREEKS, The Good Strife
As the ancient Greeks strive for excellence, strife proves to be an inescapable certainty.

Friday, May 29

Noon
AMAZING HUMAN BODY, Grow
Learn how humans begin life as a single cell and grow into beings of more than 37 trillion cells.

 

1 PM
AMAZING HUMAN BODY, Survive
Discover the miracles the human body goes through every day to stay alive and healthy.

 

2 PM
AMAZING HUMAN BODY, Learn
Discover how experience shapes the brain and body together, allowing them to adapt to the outside.

 

3 PM
POETRY IN AMERICA, To Prisoners—Gwendolyn Brooks
Four exonerated prisoners discuss poetry's special resonance for those behind bars.

 

3:30 PM
AMERICAN MASTERS, N. Scott Momaday
Delve into the enigmatic life and mind of Pulitzer Prize-winning author and poet N. Scott Momaday.

         
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