May 25 | Grades 4–8

Monday on Arizona PBS

6:30 a.m. Nova: Cat Tales

Cats – Video and Support Materials

Study finds kittens bond with their human caregivers like babies do – Article

Cats: Yesterday and Today – Video and Support Materials

A sculpture of a black cat with earrings and a nosering
A sculpture of Bastet, the Egyptian cat goddess of fertility. | Still from “Cats – Yesterday and Today” / PBS LearningMedia

7:30 a.m. History Detectives: Japanese Characters Carved Into Cane/Wooden Telescope/Gold Nugget Drawing

Remembering Japanese Internment, 75 Years Later / PBS NewsHour – Video and Support Materials

The Gold Rush – The Media Gallery and Support Materials


8:30 a.m. The Mississippi: Rivers of Life

Taming the Mississippi – Media Gallery and Support Materials

Minnesota / Activity 1.4: Itasca State Park – Lesson Plan

Hurricane Katrina: Wetland Destruction – Video and Support Materials


9:30 a.m. Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed The World – The Rocket

Launch It – Activity and Support Materials

Design a Liquid Fuel Rocket Engine – Interactive and Support Materials

NOVA: How Do You Get to the Moon? – Video and Support Materials

Two men stand at the base of a rocket
Two men stand at the base of a rocket. | Still from “NOVA: How Do You Get to the Moon?” / PBS LearningMedia

10:30 a.m. NOVA: Cat Tales

Cat tongues are covered in hundreds of body-cooling, moisture-wicking quill pens – Article

The Fierce But Forgotten Sandcat Makes a Comeback After 10 Years – Article

Form an Opinion: Cats – Lesson Plan

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