June 8 | Grades 4–8

Monday on Arizona PBS

6:30 a.m. Nova: Bigger Than T. Rex (Science)

Anatomical Advantages of the Spinosaurus – Video and Support Materials
Recreating Spinosaurus – Video and Support Materials

Scientists compare a dinosaur bone to a bird's foot
Scientists compare a dinosaur bone to a bird’s foot. | Still from “Anatomical Advantages of the Spinosaurus” / PBS LearningMedia

7:30 a.m. History Detectives: Frank Zappa Collage; Beatles Autographs; Bob Dylan Guitar (Social Studies)

Frank Zappa on Fads – Video
The Sixties / History Detectives – Media Gallery and Support Materials
1964: “The Beatles” – Video and Support Materials


8:30 a.m. Magical Land of Oz: Land (Nature)

Platypus Power! / Kratts Creatures – Video
Marsupials: The Evolution Backstory – Webpage
Evolution Down Under – Article
Dining with Wombats / Kratts Creatures – Video


9:30 a.m. Life From Above: Colorful Planet (Science)

Gallery of Auroras – Interactive and Support Materials
Illuminating the Northern Lights – Video and Support Materials
Penguins – Video
Antarctica’s Climate Secrets – Collection
Earth’s Ever-Changing Surface – Lesson Plan
Rising Ocean Temperatures Threaten World’s Coral Reefs – Video and Support Materials

An aurora borealis and the Milky Way in the sky above a forest and lake.
STEVE (Strong Thermal Emission Velocity Enhancement) and the Milky Way at Childs Lake, Manitoba, Canada. The picture is a composite of 11 images stitched together. | Image Courtesy Krista Trinder/NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/Flickr/Public Domain

10:30 a.m. Nova: Bigger Than T. Rex (Science)

What Tiny Fossils Explain about Big Dinosaur Ecosystems – Video 
A Dinosaur Fit for Land and Water: Spinosaurus Unveiled – Article

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An armed forces bugler playing the trumpet in front of the United States Capitol building.
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