May 4 | Grades 4–8

Monday on Arizona PBS

6:30 a.m. Nova, The Planets: Inner Worlds

NOVA: Finding Life Beyond Earth | How the Inner Solar System Formed – Video and Support Materials

What’s Unusual About Mercury? | NASA Planetary Sciences – Video and Support Materials

Mercury and Venus Transits – Media Gallery and Support Materials

The Earth | Crash Course Astronomy – Video


7:30 a.m. History Detectives: Stories from the American West

Native Americans in the West: 1838-1900 – Media Gallery, Discussion Questions and Activity

White Farmers in the American West: 1800s – Media Gallery and Support Materials

The Transcontinental Railroad – Media Gallery and Support Materials

The Gold Rush – Media Gallery and Support Materials

“Wild West” Lost LA – Video

Several men pose on horses. | Still from “Wild West” Lost LA

8:30 a.m. The Andes: Kingdoms of the Sky

Grass Bridge – Video, Background Reading and Discussion Questions

The Inca’s Sacred City of Cuzco – Video and Support Materials


9:30 a.m. NOVA, Apollo’s Daring Mission

Explore the Moon – Background Reading and Discussion Questions

Explore the Moon – Interactive

Apollo 8 – Around the Moon (Space Chase USA) – Video

John Glenn’s Official Communication with the Command Center (1962) – Background Essay


10:30 a.m. NOVA, The Planets: Inner Worlds

Development of a Habitable Planet – Lesson Plan

NOVA: Finding Life Beyond Earth: Life on Enceladus? – Video, Background Reading, and Discussion Questions

NOVA: Life on Titan? – Video and Discussion Questions

NOVA: Finding Life Beyond Earth – Education Collection

Saturn | Still from “NOVA: Finding Life Beyond Earth | Life on Enceladus?” PBS LearningMedia

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