May 13 | Grades 4–8

Wednesday on Arizona PBS

6:30 a.m. Nova: Secrets of the Forbidden City

Which Emperor Are You? / The Story of China – Interactive
Urbanization During The Ming Dynasty – Reading and Activity
Urbanization During The Ming Dynasty – Crossword Puzzle


7:30 a.m. History Detectives: Korean War Letter, Diana, Lookout Mt. Painting

The Korean War – Media Gallery and Support Materials
The Korean War: 1950-1953 – Activity
Life During the War – Media Gallery

Black and white photo of a man in a hot air ballon as men on the ground hold the ballon's ropes.
Professor Thaddeus S. Lowe observing the battle from his balloon “Intrepid,” while soldiers in camp hold the balloon’s ropes, Fair Oaks, Virginia, May 31, 1862. | Source: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division.

8:30 a.m. Ancient Skies: Our Place in the Universe

Map a Model Solar System – Interactive and Support Materials
Tour the Solar System – Interactive and Support Materials
Our Knowledge of the Universe – Lesson Plan
How Big Is Our Universe – Interactive and Support Materials


9:30 a.m. Eero Saarinen: American Masters

Aline Louchheim and Eero Saarinen – Video
Eero Saarinen’s Revolutionary Design of the Dulles Airport
Marking Man’s Time on Earth at General Motors – Video
Eero Saarinen’s Design of the MIT Chapel – Video
Saarinen’s St. Louis Gateway Arch, Monument Design, and Westward Expansion – Video and Support Materials


10:30 p.m. NOVA: Secrets of the Forbidden City

Forbidden City Facts – Video 
Emperor Young-Lo – Image
NOVA / Earthquakes: The Seismograph – Video

The Yongle Emperor (1360-1424), third emperor of the Ming Dynasty from 1402-24) | Provenance: Private Collection / Peter Newark Pictures/ PBS LearningMedia

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