May 27 | Grades 9–12

Wednesday on Arizona PBS

11:30 a.m. Mr. Tornado: American Experience

The Remarkable Mind of Mr. Tornado – Article

Alabama Tornado Aftermath / PBS Newshour – Video and Support Materials

Airplane Turbulence: Is It Dangerous? – Article

Ted Fujita: Mr. Tornado – Video

Black and white photo of a Japanese American man in a suit and glasses
Ted Fujita | Still from “Ted Fujita: Mr. Tornado” / American Experience

12:30 p.m. Little Women Pt. 1/3

Primary Source Set: Little Women by Louisa May Alcott – Webpage

An Iconic Character / Little Women – Video and Support Materials


1:30 p.m. Louisa May Alcott: American Masters

Louisa May Alcott | The Civil War – Video and Support Materials

Louisa May Alcott | Transcendentalism – Video and Support Materials

Louisa May Alcott: A Topsy-Turvy Woman? – Background Reading


3:00 p.m. Orchard House: Home of Little Women

A Tour of the Orchard House, Actor Emilio Delgado, and more – Video

Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House – Webpage Images

PBS Newshour: The historic real-life house that inspired ‘Little Women’ – Video

Masterpiece: The House of Little Women – Video


3:30 p.m. Native America: Cities of the Sky

Ancient City Planning – Videos

The Mayan Governor’s Palace / Native America: Cities of the Sky – Video and Support Materials

The Inca’s Sacred City of Cuzco / Native America: Cities of the Sky – Video and Support Materials

City Planning Designs – Handout

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