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At-Home Learning

At-Home Learning

PBS Western Reserve is airing blocks of at-home-learning programs on Fusion (WNEO 45.2 / WEAO 49.2) weekdays from noon to 5 p.m. Subjects covered are science, history and English language arts, plus the content includes related learning resources from PBS Learning Media (pbslearningmedia.org).

Fusion

(WNEO 45.2 / WEAO 49.2)

Monday, March 1

NOON

FOOD—DELICIOUS SCIENCE, We Are What We Eat Travel the world with Michael Mosley and James Wong to learn how the hidden chemistry in every mouthful of food keeps our bodies fit and healthy.

 

1 PM

HAWAII: ISLANDS OF WONDER Hawaii, the most remote island chain on Earth, offers sanctuary for wildlife that has reached its tropical shores. From humpback whales to waterfall-climbing fish, it's home to an extraordinary wealth of wildlife.

 

2 PM

GREAT YELLOWSTONE THAW A Yellowstone winter is a brutal one. With temperatures that plunge down to minus 40 degrees Fahrenheit the wildlife has to find strategies to survive. Some animals leave, some hide and some tough it out. Grizzlies hunker down and hibernate, but this winter the temperatures have been erratic and some bears are emerging early.

 

3 PM

MUHAMMAD: LEGACY OF A PROPHET This lively, thorough and honest portrait of the man and the prophet takes viewers to ancient Arabian sites where Muhammad's story unfolded and into the homes, mosques and workplaces of some of America's approximately 7 million Muslims.

Tuesday, March 2

NOON

ILLUSTRATIVE MATH, Grade 6, Unit 6 Lesson 10: The Distributive Property, Part 2

 

12:30 PM

ILLUSTRATIVE MATH, Grade 7, Unit 6 Lesson 10: Different Options for Solving One Equation

 

1 PM

ILLUSTRATIVE MATH, Grade 8, Unit 7 Lesson 2: Multiplying Powers of Ten

 

1:30 PM

ILLUSTRATIVE MATH, Algebra 1, Unit 7 Lesson 7: Rewriting Quadratic Expressions in Factored Form (Part 2)

 

2 PM

GREAT YELLOWSTONE THAW While the brutal cold temperatures and deep snow of winter have gone, the weather is still erratic and there's the impending danger of the Thaw. When temperatures are high enough to melt the snowpack, millions of tons of water will cascade down the mountain, bulldozing everything in its path.

 

3 PM

CITIES OF LIGHT: THE RISE AND FALL OF ISLAMIC SPAIN CITIES OF LIGHTS takes you on an epic journey back into one of the most captivating and important periods of world history—a centuries-long period when Muslims, Christians and Jews inhabited the same far corner of Western Europe and thrived.

Wednesday, March 3

NOON

NOVA, Black Hole Apocalypse / Black Hole Universe Join astrophysicist and novelist Janna Levin on a mind-blowing voyage to the frontiers of black hole science, which is shining new light on the most powerful and mysterious objects in the universe.

 

1 PM

NOVA, Black Hole Universe Join astrophysicist and novelist Janna Levin on a mind-blowing voyage to the frontiers of black hole science, which is shining new light on the most powerful and mysterious objects in the universe.

 

2 PM

GREAT YELLOWSTONE THAW It's summer in Yellowstone, and with soaring temperatures and drought comes the risk of wildfires. All the water has flowed away and a lack of rain has left the ground tinder-dry.

 

3 PM

THE STORY OF CHINA WITH MICHAEL WOOD, Ancestors / Silk Roads and China Ships Explore China's early history with host Michael Wood as he joins a million people at a festival devoted to ancient gods, hear the tale of China's bloodthirsty First Emperor and travel the Silk Road to discover the brilliant Tang dynasty.

Thursday, March 4

NOON

ILLUSTRATIVE MATH, Grade 6, Unit 6 Lessons 16 & 17: Two Related Quantities, Part 1 and Part 2

 

12:30 PM

ILLUSTRATIVE MATH, Grade 7, Unit 6 Lesson 11: Using Equations to Solve Problems

 

1 PM

ILLUSTRATIVE MATH, Grade 8, Unit 7 Lesson 3: Powers of Powers of Ten

 

1:30 PM

ILLUSTRATIVE MATH, Algebra 1, Unit 7 Lesson 8: Solving Quadratic Expressions in Factored Form (Part 3)

 

2 PM

SCIGIRLS, Multitasking Mania Can teens—juggling computers, smartphones, music, homework and TV at the same time—multitask as well as they think they can? Alejandra and her friends find out. 

 

2:30 PM

SCIGIRLS, Bee Haven Best friends Angela, Olivia, Margaret and Rebecca don welding masks and rev up power tools to engineer an ice cream-maker that's powered by their bikes.

 

3 PM

THE STORY OF CHINA WITH MICHAEL WOOD, The Last Empire / The Age of Revolution Journey back in time to see the splendor of the last Chinese dynasty, the Qing. Witness the fateful First Opium War, which sparked the fall of the empire, and, after the 20th-century revolutions, the birth of today's China.

Friday, March 5

NOON

ILLUSTRATIVE MATH, Grade 6, Unit 6 Lesson 10: The Distributive Property, Part 2

 

12:30 PM

ILLUSTRATIVE MATH, Grade 7, Unit 6 Lesson 10: Different Options for Solving One Equation

 

1 PM

ILLUSTRATIVE MATH, Grade 8, Unit 7 Lesson 2: Multiplying Powers of Ten

 

1:30 PM

ILLUSTRATIVE MATH, Algebra 1, Unit 7 Lesson 7: Rewriting Quadratic Expressions in Factored Form (Part 2)

 

2 PM

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS NATIONAL BOOK FESTIVAL: CELEBRATING AMERICAN INGENUITY Interviews, insights and artistic expressions from some of the nation's most significant and prolific literary voices with a glimpse into their creative processes and environments. Featuring authors, including Colson Whitehead, Madeleine Albright, Melinda Gates and John Grisham.

 

4 PM

GREAT PERFORMANCES, Ellis Island: The Dream of America with Pacific Symphony Experience Peter Boyer's immersive musical story of Ellis Island immigrants through a Grammy-nominated orchestral score, narration and visuals. Conducted by Carl St. Clair with readings by Barry Bostwick, Camryn Manheim and Michael Nouri.