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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, April 19

NOON

FORCES OF NATURE, Elements The forces of nature make Earth a restless planet, but they also turned our ball of rock into a home for life. How did our planet's ingredients, the chemical elements, come together and take that first crucial step from barren rock to a living world?

 

1 PM

NOVA, Back to the Moon Fifty years after humans first set foot on the moon, new scientific discoveries are fueling excitement for a return to the lunar surface -- this time, perhaps, to stay. Join the scientists and engineers working to make life on the moon a reality.

 

2 PM

NOVA, Making North America: Origins See the epic 3-billion-year story of how our continent came to be. From palm trees that once flourished in Alaska to huge eruptions that nearly tore the Midwest in two, discover how forces of almost unimaginable power gave birth to North America.

 

3 PM

EYES ON THE PRIZE, Mississippi: Is This America? 1963-1964 Mississippi's civil rights movement becomes an American concern when students travel south to help register black voters and three of them are murdered. The Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party challenges the regular delegation at the convention.

 

4 PM

EYES ON THE PRIZE, Bridge to Freedom 1965 A decade of lessons is applied in the climactic and bloody march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. A major victory is won when the federal Voting Rights Bill passes, but civil rights leaders know they have new challenges ahead.

Tuesday, April 20

NOON

ILLUSTRATIVE MATH, Grade 6, Unit 6 Lesson 1: Tape Diagrams and Equations

 

12:30 PM

ILLUSTRATIVE MATH, Grade 7, Unit 5 Lesson 5: Representing Subtraction

 

1 PM

ILLUSTRATIVE MATH, Grade 8, Unit 5 Lesson 8: Linear Functions

 

1:30 PM

ILLUSTRATIVE MATH, Algebra 1, Unit 6 Lesson 11: Graphing from the Factored Form

 

2 PM

NOVA, Making North America Discover the surprising intertwined story of life and the landscape in North America-from origins to iconic dinosaurs to giant marine reptiles swimming in an ancient sea that once split the continent in two.

 

3 PM

HARBOR FROM THE HOLOCAUST In a Holocaust story of hope, 20,000 Jews find refuge in Shanghai during World War II. The film explores the relationship of the refugees and their host city, and the survivors who carried on the traditions that would have been consigned to oblivion.

 

4 PM

RISE OF THE NAZIS, Politics Learn the chain of events that propels Hitler from the fringes to the heart of the government. After leading a failed coup in 1923, he turns the Nazis into a legitimate, mainstream party and plots to overthrow Germany's political elite.

Wednesday, April 21

NOON

FORCES OF NATURE, Color Earth is painted in stunning colors. By understanding how these colors are created and the energy they carry, we can learn the secret language of the planet.

 

1 PM

RISE OF THE NAZIS, The First Six Months in Power Discover the measures Chancellor Hitler takes to dismantle the German state. The Nazis have the power to ban free speech, books are burned, and Jewish people, gay people and those holding anti-Nazi beliefs begin to disappear.

 

2 PM

NOVA, Making North America: Human From Ice Age to oil boom, discover the challenges faced and the wealth uncovered as humans take over the continent. How did we turn rocks into riches? And what catastrophic natural disasters could threaten the civilization we've built?

 

3 PM

RISE OF THE NAZIS, The First Six Months in Power Discover the measures Chancellor Hitler takes to dismantle the German state. The Nazis have the power to ban free speech, books are burned, and Jewish people, gay people and those holding anti-Nazi beliefs begin to disappear.

 

4 PM

RISE OF THE NAZIS, Night of the Long Knives See how Hitler finds himself caught between Germany's president and the Nazis' power base. His advisors persuade him to destroy the Nazi stormtroopers and their leader—one of his oldest friends—to make the SS Germany's only paramilitary force.

Thursday, April 22

NOON

ILLUSTRATIVE MATH, Grade 6, Unit 6 Lesson 2: Truth and Equations

 

12:30 PM

ILLUSTRATIVE MATH, Grade 7, Unit 5 Lesson 6: Subtracting Rational Numbers

 

1 PM

ILLUSTRATIVE MATH, Grade 8, Unit 5 Lessons 9 & 10: Linear Models

 

1:30 PM

ILLUSTRATIVE MATH, Algebra 1, Unit 6 Lesson 14: Graphs that Represent Situations

 

2 PM

NATURE, Undercover in the Jungle Go undercover with a film crew on a perilous journey to the untouched wilderness of biodiversity in the Amazon rainforest. Meet some of the most incredible creatures, from pygmy marmosets to pumas, as the wild secrets of the jungle are revealed.

 

3 PM

DRIVING WHILE BLACK: RACE, SPACE AND MOBILITY IN AMERICA Discover how the advent of the automobile brought new freedoms and new perils for African Americans on the road in this deep look into the dynamics of race, space and mobility in America over time.

Friday, April 23

Noon

ILLUSTRATIVE MATH, Grade 6, Unit 6 Lesson 2: Truth and Equations

 

12:30 PM

ILLUSTRATIVE MATH, Grade 7, Unit 5 Lesson 6: Subtracting Rational Numbers

 

1 PM

ILLUSTRATIVE MATH, Grade 8, Unit 5 Lessons 9 & 10: Linear Models

 

1:30 PM

ILLUSTRATIVE MATH, Algebra 1, Unit 6 Lesson 14: Graphs that Represent Situations

 

2 PM

AMERICAN MASTERS, How It Feels to Be Free Explore the lives and trailblazing careers of iconic African American entertainers Lena Horne, Abbey Lincoln, Nina Simone, Diahann Carroll, Cicely Tyson and Pam Grier, who changed American culture through their films, fashion, music and politics.

 

4 PM

AMERICAN CREED Condoleezza Rice and David M. Kennedy cross party lines to ask what ideals we share. Stories of unlikely activists including baseball's Joe Maddon, author Junot Diaz and Marine Tegan Griffith show communities striving to come together across divides.