May 11 | Grades 9–12

Monday on Arizona PBS

11:30 a.m. Genius by Stephen Hawking: Where Did The Universe Come From?

Hubble Telescope: Looking Deep – Video, Background Reading and Discussion Questions
NOVA / Stellar Velocity: The Doppler Effect – Interactive

12:30 p.m. The Great American Read: Other Worlds

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy / The Great American Read – Video and Discussion Questions
Introducing Science Fiction – Videos
George R.R. Martin Discusses Lord of the Rings / The Great American Read – Video and Support Materials

Beige graphic representing characters from fantasy novels, such as a wizard, an archer and an elf.
Did you know “Lord of the Rings” is partly a tale about corruption? Watch to find out why. | Still from “George R.R. Martin Discusses Lord of the Rings | The Great American Read” PBS LearningMedia
1:30 p.m. Eric Idle’s: The Entire Universe

NOVA: The Real Newton – Article
Einstein on Newton – Article
The Higgs Mechanism Explained – Video and Support Materials
Physics Girl: Seeing the Smallest Thing in the Universe – Video 
Seeing in the Dark / Explore the Sky – Webpage

2:30 p.m. The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, The Common Cause (1939-1944)

Letter from Albert Einstein to FDR, 8/2/39 – Reading
Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Third Term – Video and Support Materials
FDR and Eleanor Roosevelt Respond to Pearl Harbor – Video and Support Materials
Eleanor’s Take on the Day – Article

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

Arizona PBS presents candidate debates

An armed forces bugler playing the trumpet in front of the United States Capitol building.
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National Memorial Day Concert 2024

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
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Submit your entry for the 2024 Writing Contest

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