June 3 | Grades 9–12

Wednesday on Arizona PBS

11:30 a.m. Genius by Stephen Hawking: Are We Alone? (Science)

NOVA scienceNOW: Hunt for Alien Earths – Video and Support Materials
Are We Alone? – Lesson Plan


12:30 p.m. The Great American Read: Fall Kick-Off (ELA)

The Importance of Chicano Representation in Bless Me, Ultima / The Great American Read – Video and Support Materials
The Chronicles of Narnia / The Great American Read – Video and Support Materials
Does Fiction Exist? – Video


1:30 p.m. Maya Angelou: American Masters (American Literature)

Maya Angelou – Collection
Elements of Poetry – Interactive
The Poetry of Maya Angelou – Lesson Plan
Discovering Your Voice Through Poetry Lesson Plan – Document and Support Materials
Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise | The Power of Words – Media Gallery and Support Materials
Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise | Maya Angelou and the 1993 Inaugural Poem: “On the Pulse of Morning – Video and Support Materials
“On the Pulse of Morning” Full Poem – Document
Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise | “Caged Bird” – Video and Support Materials

Maya Angelou reads out loud. | Still from “Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise | Caged Bird” / PBS LearningMedia

3:30 p.m. Ancient Skies: Finding the Center (World History)

Transforming the Solar System: Copernicus and Galileo / Genius by Stephen Hawking – Video
Galileo’s Telescope – Video and Support Materials

Illustration of columns of a capitol building with text reading: Arizona PBS AZ Votes 2024
airs April 16

Arizona PBS presents candidate debates as part of ‘AZ Votes 2024’

The Capital building with text reading: Circle on Circle: Robert Lowell's D.C.
May 2

An evening with ‘Poetry in America’

Graphic for the AZPBS kids LEARN! Writing Contest with a child sitting in a chair writing on a table and text reading: The Ultimate Field Trip
May 12

Submit your entry for the 2024 Writing Contest

Poetry in America image with photos of four poets and the name of the show
airs April 18

Mushrooms, Weakness and Doubt 

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