May 12 | Grades 9–12

Tuesday on Arizona PBS

11:30 a.m. Genius by Stephen Hawking: What Are We?

What Are We? / Genius by Stephen Hawking – Lesson Plan
Lesson 105: The Building Blocks of Life – Video
Lesson 105: How Long? – Video
Human Evolution – Lesson Plan
Evidence for Evolution – Activity
Life’s Rocky Start / The Miller-Urey Experiment – Video and Support Materials


12:30 p.m. The Great American Read: Grand Finale

The Symbolism of Sunflower Seeds in Ghost / The Great American Read – Interactive Lesson 
Primary Source Set: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee – Webpage
The Legacy of To Kill a Mockingbird: Continuing Atticus’s Fight for Justice / The Great American Read – Lesson Plan 
The Legacy of To Kill a Mockingbird: Continuing Atticus’s Fight for Justice / The Great American Read – Lesson Plan 


1:30 p.m. Norman Mineta and His Legacy: An American Story

Norman Mineta’s Inspiring Life Story Is PBS Documentary – Article
Norman Mineta Honored at An American Story: Norman Mineta and His Legacy Screening Event – Article
The Supreme Court / Civil Rights and Civil Liberties – Lesson Plan
Japanese Internment Camps – Media Gallery and Support Materials
You Decide: Japanese American Internment? / A Biography of America – Interactive and Support Materials
History of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) / Move to Include – Video

Three Japanese-American girls standing against wall, c. 1943.
Three Japanese-American girls standing against a wall, c. 1943. | Photographer: Ansel Adams. Source: Manzanar War Relocation Center Photographs, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. LCCN 2002697874.]

2:30 p.m. Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise, Keep Your Head Up/Touch the Sky

The Medium Shapes the Message / Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise – Lesson and Support Materials
Keep Your Head Up / Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise – Lesson and Support Materials
Keep Your Head Up: 3-2-1 Chart – Printable Activity

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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