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At-Home Learning

At-Home Learning

PBS Western Reserve is airing blocks of at-home learning programs on its PBS Western Reserve and Fusion channels. Both offer programs on science, history and English language arts, and include related learning resources from PBS Learning Media (pbslearningmedia.org).

PBS Western Reserve

(WNEO 45.1 / WEAO 49.1)

Monday, Aug. 3

11 AM

NOVA, Last B-24Underwater archaeologists investigate a B-24 Liberator bomber that crashed into the sea in 1944.

NOON

ANIMALS WITH CAMERAS, A NATURE MINISERIESThe secret lives of animals are showcased as animal with cameras capture unprecedented behavior.

1 PM

HISTORY DETECTIVES, Jackie Robinson All-Stars, Modoc Basket, Special Agent FiveThe facts are tallied on a 1940s baseball scorecard and a radio drama endorsed by J. Edgar Hoover.

Tuesday, Aug. 4

11 AM

NOVA, The Impossible FlightTwo intrepid pilots attempt to construct and fly the first solar-powered airplane around the world.

1 PM

HISTORY DETECTIVES, WB Cartoons, Galvez Papers, Mussolini Dagger — A box of cartoon drawings and cels may reveal an unexpected story about the early days of animation.

Wednesday, Aug. 5

11 AM

NOVA, Eagle Power Bird specialist Lloyd Buck puts his trained golden eagle to the test with remarkable experiments.

NOON

LIFE FROM ABOVE, Moving Planet —Cameras in space capture footage of the greatest and most powerful movements on our planet.

1 PM

HISTORY DETECTIVES, Chicago Clock, Universal Friends, War Dog LetterA woman wonders if her family clock kept time for the entire Midwest during the 19th century.

Thursday, Aug. 6

11 AM

NOVA, Saving the Dead SeaScientists and engineers race to save the Dead Sea and help bring water to this extremely dry region.

NOON

LIFE FROM ABOVE, Colorful PlanetNew footage of the greatest, most beautiful and powerful colors on our planet is showcased.

1 PM

HISTORY DETECTIVESMysterious airplane engine parts shed light on a heroic story from a forbidden Hawaiian island.

Friday, Aug. 7

11 AM

NOVA, Rise of the MammalsA new trove of fossils reveals how mammals took over Earth after the extinction of the dinosaurs.

NOON

FORCES OF NATURE, ColorEarth is painted in stunning colors. Learn the secret language of Earth by exploring these colors.

1 PM

History DetectivesA raid on the federal armory in Harpers Ferry and a Ronald McDonald costume are investigated.

Fusion

(WNEO 45.2 / WEAO 49.2)

Monday, Aug. 3

NOON

FARTHEST—VOYAGER IN SPACELaunched in 1977, NASA's epic Voyager missions revolutionized our understanding of our galaxy.

2 PM

NOVA, Pluto and BeyondThe New Horizons spacecraft attempts to fly by Ultima Thule, an object four billion miles from Earth.

3 PM

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, SealabDiscover the mostly forgotten story of the U.S. Navy's daring and groundbreaking Sealab program.

4 PM

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, The Greely ExpeditionA scientific expedition turned into a harrowing tale of shipwreck, mutiny and cannibalism in 1881.

Tuesday, Aug. 4

NOON

SPY IN THE WILD, A NATURE MINISERIES, The NorthTravel to the Northern Hemisphere, where the spy creatures learn how animals move, feed and fight.

1 PM

NATURE, Nature’s Miniature MiraclesSurvival stories of the world's smallest animals, including a tiny sengi a small shark, are shared.

2 PM

LATINO AMERICANS, The New LatinosImmigrants from Puerto Rico, Cuba and the Dominican Republic seek opportunities after World War II.

3 PM

LATINO AMERICANS, Pride and PrejudiceLabor leaders organize farm workers in California and activists push for education opportunities.

4 PM

LATINO AMERICANS, Peril and PromiseThe debate over undocumented immigrants and the Latino influence on sports and media are explored.

Wednesday, Aug. 5

NOON

NOVA, Inside Animal Minds: Who’s the Smartest?Scientists try to unlock the secrets of animal communication by tracking dolphins in the Caribbean.

1 PM

HISTORY DETECTIVESA propeller from a World War II drone and a wooden club that may be Teddy Roosevelt's are examined.

2 PM

CIVILIZATIONS, God and ArtThe relationship between religion and art has inspired some of the most ingenious art ever made.

3 PM

CIVILIZATIONS, EncountersThe relationship between religion and art has inspired some of the most ingenious art ever made.

4 PM

CIVILIZATIONS, RenaissancesThe connections and rivalries between Renaissance Italy and the Islamic empires are explored.

Thursday, Aug. 6

NOON

NOVA, Polar ExtremesUncover the bizarre history of the poles, from miles-thick ice sheets to warm polar forests.

2 PM

CHANGING SEAS, Galapagos: Windows into the FutureScientists visit the Galapagos Islands to conduct research as part of the Global Reef Expedition.

2:30 PM

CHANGING SEAS, The Fate of CarbonAdditional CO2 is impacting sensitive ecosystems through a process called ocean acidification.

3 PM

FRONTLINE, Fire in ParadiseSurvivors and first responders discuss the Camp Fire, the most destructive in California history.

4 PM

NATURE, YosemiteGlobal climate changes are affecting one of America's greatest wildernesses in Yosemite Valley.

Friday, Aug. 7

NOON

NOVA, Building the Great CathedralsHands-on experiments reveal architectural secrets used to erect these soaring, glass-filled walls.

1 PM

GENIUS BY STEPHEN HAWKING, Where Are We?Renowned scientist Stephen Hawking challenges three ordinary people to think like a genius.

2 PM

SHAKESPEARE UNCOVERED, Julius Caesar with Brian CoxBrian Cox explores how Julius Caesar challenges us to think about what values we want to live by.

3 PM

GREAT PERFORMANCES, Julius CaesarExperience Shakespeare in an all-female production from the Donmar Warehouse set in prison.