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

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