June 19 | Grades 4–8

Friday on Arizona PBS

6:30 a.m. NOVA: Secrets of Noah’s Ark (Science)

Noah’s Ark, 1987 – Image and Support Materials
Ancient Writing: Similarities & Differences – Document and Support Materials
Building Pharaoh’s Ship – Article

Painting of Noah's ark
Painting of Noah’s ark by artist Hugo Sperger, 1987. (1922-1996.) Medium: Acrylic on masonite; 41″ X 51.” | Source: Kentucky Folk Art Center, Kentucky, USA. 1989.6.15/PBSLearningMedia

7:30 a.m. History Detectives: WPA Mural Studies (Social Studies)

Investigating Art – Article
Detective Techniques: Art – Article

8:30 a.m. Nature: Nature’s Biggest Beasts (Nature)

The Komodo Dragon’s Remarkable Physiology / Nature: The Dragon Chronicles – Webpage
Blue Whale Barrel Roll – Video

Illustration of a person riding atop a blue whale
Illustration of a person riding atop a blue whale. | Still from “Blue Whale Barrel Roll” PBS LearningMedia

9:30 a.m. Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed The World – The Airplane (Science)

Kites to Flight: Inventing with the Wright Brothers – Media Gallery and Support Materials
Wilbur and Orville Wright: The Process of Invention / STEM in 30 – Media Gallery and Support Materials

10:30 a.m. NOVA: Secrets of Noah’s Ark (Science)

Areas of Irregular Shapes: Building Sailboats – Video and Support Materials
Great Human Odyssey / Early Boat Technology – Video and Support Materials
Origins of the Written Bible – Article
Archeology of the Hebrew Bible – Article


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