May 15 | Grades 9–12

Friday on Arizona PBS

11:30 a.m. The Amazing Human Body – Survive

Tuberculosis in America: Antibiotic Treatment of Tuberculosis – Video
Science Trek: Blood – Video and Support Materials 
The Nervous System: Crash Course Biology – Video


12:30 p.m. Shakespeare Uncovered: The Merchant of Venice w/ F. Murray Abraham

Acceptance and the Merchant of Venice / Shakespeare Uncovered – Video and Support Materials
The Merchant of Venice: Evaluating Values / Shakespeare in the Schools – Video 
Learning Media Lesson for Merchant of Venice – Lesson Plan

A man in a darkened movie theater watches a black and white film featuring Venice.
Actor F. Murray Abraham watches an old film adaptation of Shakespeare’s “The Merchant of Venice.” | Still from “Acceptance and the Merchant of Venice | Shakespeare Uncovered” / PBS LearningMedia

1:30 p.m. Civilizations – Encounters

The Japanese-Portuguese Encounter | Civilizations – Video and Support Materials
The Benin – Portuguese Encounter – Video and Support Materials
The Spain-Aztec Mexico Encounter | Civilizations – Video and Support Materials


2:30 p.m. The Chinese Exclusion Act: American Experience

Chinese Exclusion Act (1882) and Resource Materials – Image and Background Reading
The Chinese Exclusion Act – Teacher’s Guide
Before It Embraced Immigrants, California Championed the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882

Advertisement featuring an illustration of Uncle Sam kicking a Chinese man.
“The Chinese Must Go” (1886) by Shober & Carqueville Lith Co. | Courtesy of the Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress.

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