April 22 | Grades 9–12

Programming Highlights

Remarkable Rabbits | Nature
Did you know that there are more than 100 types of rabbits and hares? Watch to meet some astonishing rabbits, from the romance-loving biggest bunny in the world, to the “Iron Man” of the rabbit world, a super-swimming swamp bunny. Tune in or stream.

Cities of Light: The Rise and Fall of Islamic Spain
Take an epic journey into one of the most captivating periods of world history: a centuries-long period during the Middle Ages when Muslims, Christians and Jews inhabited the same far corner of Western Europe. The lemon tree, the water wheel and Aristotle’s lost philosophy all arrived in Europe through Islamic Spain, as did algebra and the beginnings of modern medicine, science and poetry. Tune in or stream.

Medina Azahara, Cordoba, Spain | Flickr/Jocelyn Erskine-Kellie/Creative Commons (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Latino Americans, War and Peace and The New Latinos
Learn about Latino American history from WWII, when Latino Americans were serving in the war but still faced discrimination at home, until the 1960s, which saw the arrival of many immigrants from Puerto Rico, Cuba and the Dominican Republic. Tune in or stream.

 

At-Home Learning Tips

How Art Can Help Inspire a More Creative Educational Exploration
If you’re looking for ideas on how to make English Language Arts, Social Science, Science and Math more engaging through expressions of creativity, here are some ways artists and local cultural organizations can help you out.

 

Daily Programming

Wednesday on Arizona PBS

10:30 p.m. The Woman in White: Part  3

Civil War Letters – Lesson Plan
Civil War Letters – Document


11:30 p.m. Cities of Light: The Rise and Fall of Islamic Spain

Islamic Art – Discussion Questions
Islam, the Quran, and the Five Pillars: Crash Course World History – Video


1:30 p.m. Latino Americans: War and Peace

The Bracero Program – Primary Sources
It Was My Duty to Serve: Latinos & Vietnam – Video


2:30 p.m. Latino Americans: War and Peace / The New Latinos

Stories of Arrival – Lesson Plan
Digging at the Roots of Your Family Tree – Lesson Plan

 

Additional Resources

Rabbit Fact Sheet
Learn more about these amazing, cuddly creatures!

A Lionhead rabbit | Flickr/Jannes Pockele/Creative Commons (CC BY 2.0)

Relax with Baby Hares | Soothe Yourself | PBS NATURE
Two words: Baby hares. Take a minute and enjoy the most relaxing thing you’ll see all week.

Conjunto Arqueológico de Madinat al-Zahra
Take a virtual trip to sunny Spain during the Middle Ages and visit the Medina Azahara, where the first Caliph of Cordoba ruled.

Introduction to the Renaissance in Spain
We often think of globalization as a modern phenomenon, but the confluence of cultures we see today was already growing in the Spanish Empire during the 15th and 16th centuries. Read on to find out how.

Mi Historia | Latino Americans
Become a part of the Latino Americans project. Make a video describing what being Latino means to you, share your family traditions, tell us how you celebrate your heritage and culture or let us know about your role models. Share your story and become part of ours.

Digging at the Roots of Your Family Tree
Reflect on your family’s arrival to the U.S. by filling in a family tree and comparing your family history to the rich arrival stories of characters from the documentary.

Morse & The Last Endeavour
airs June 11

Morse and The Last Endeavour: A MASTERPIECE Mystery! Special

Birdwatching Across Arizona
airs June 7

Birdwatching Across Arizona

Super Why characters

Join a Super Why Reading Camp to play, learn and grow

National Memorial Day Concert image
aired May 28

National Memorial Day Concert

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