May 12 | Grades 4–8

Tuesday on Arizona PBS

6:30 a.m. Nova: Secrets of the Shining Knight

Egyptian Armor – Video
King Arthur / In Search of Myths and Heroes – Webpage Reading

A man puts his hand on top of a replica of an Egyptian armor made of colorful leather scales
Military historian Mike Loades shows off a replica of Egyptian armor made of leather scales.
Still from “Egyptian Armor”

7:30 a.m. History Detectives: Andrew Jackson’s Mouth/Barton Letter Spybook

Civil War Letters – Lesson Plan 
Clara Barton, Biography / Ken Burns: The Civil War – Lesson Plan
Multiple Perspectives of the War of 1812 – Lesson Plan and Support Materials
Crackdown on Dissent / The Great War – Video and Teaching Tips


8:30 a.m. Ancient Skies: Finding the Center

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


9:30 a.m. Impossible Builds: The Floating House

NOVA Online / Floating Buildings – Video

Environmental Engineering: Adapting to Rising Sea Levels with Floating Buildings / Sinking Cities – Videos and Support Materials
How Coral Grows – Video and Support Materials

Rendering of the United Kingdom's first floating house during a flood.
Rendering of the United Kingdom’s first floating house during a flood. | Still from “Environmental Engineering: Adapting to Rising Sea Levels with Floating Buildings | Sinking Cities”

10:30 a.m. NOVA: Secrets of the Shining Knight

Arms and Armor – Video
NOVA: Musket v Medieval Armor – Video

Illustration of columns of a capitol building with text reading: Arizona PBS AZ Votes 2024
airs April 18

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

Earth Day Challenge graphic with the Arizona PBS logo and an illustration of the earth

Help us meet the Earth Day Challenge!

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

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

An evening with ‘Poetry in America’

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