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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, Nov. 30

NOON

NATURE, Remarkable RabbitsDespite their remarkable ability to reproduce, many wild rabbits are in danger of being eradicated.

1 PM

NOVA WONDERS, What Are Animals Saying?Follow clues that reveal how animals "talk" to each other from spider thumps and mice mating songs.

2 PM

NOVA, Look Who’s DrivingPeer under the hood of the autonomous automotive industry to learn how exactly driverless cars work.

3 PM

AFRICAN AMERICANS: MANY RIVERS TO CROSS, Into the Fire (1861-1896) —The tumultuous Civil War, the end of slavery and achievements of Reconstruction are highlighted.

4 PM

LATINO AMERICANS, Foreigners in Their Own LandThe first Spanish explorers in North America and the US expansion in the Southwest are examined.

Tuesday, Dec. 1

NOON

ILLUSTRATIVE MATH, Grade 6, Unit 6Lesson 6: Write Expressions Where

12:30 PM

ILLUSTRATIVE MATH, Grade 7, Unit 5Lesson 9: Multiplying Rational Numbers

1 PM

ILLUSTRATIVE MATH, Grade 8, Unit 6Lesson 4: Fitting a Line to Data

1:30 PM

ILLUSTRATIVE MATH, Algebra 1, Unit 7Lesson 4: Solving Quadratic Equations with the Zero Product Property

2 PM

NOVA, The Truth About FatThe mysteries of fat and its role in hormone production, hunger and even pregnancy are explored.

3 PM

NOVA, The Truth About FatThe mysteries of fat and its role in hormone production, hunger and even pregnancy are explored.

4 PM

LATINO AMERICANS, Empire of Dreams (1880-1942)A look at how the American population was reshaped by Latino immigration from 1880 to the 1940s.

Wednesday, Dec. 2

NOON

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

2 PM

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

3 PM

AFRICAN AMERICANS: MANY RIVERS TO CROSS, Rise! (1940-1968)The long road to civil rights is examined, from World War II to Martin Luther King, Jr and beyond.

4 PM

LATINO AMERICANS, War and PeaceTrace the World War II years and those that follow, as Latino Americans serve their new country.

Thursday, Dec. 3

NOON

ILLUSTRATIVE MATH, Grade 6, Unit 6Lesson 8: Equal & Equivalent

12:30 PM

ILLUSTRATIVE MATH, Grade 7, Unit 5Lesson 11: Dividing Rational Numbers

1 PM

ILLUSTRATIVE MATH, Grade 8, Unit 6Lesson 5: Describing Trends in Scatter Plots

1:30 PM

ILLUSTRATIVE MATH, Algebra 1, Unit 7Lesson 5: How Many Solutions?

2 PM

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

3 PM

AFRICAN AMERICANS: MANY RIVERS TO CROSS, A More Perfect Union (1968-2013)Class disparity in the black community is examined. Barack Obama's presidential wins are discussed.

4 PM

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

Friday, Dec. 4

NOON

ILLUSTRATIVE MATH, Grade 6, Unit 3Lesson 5: Comparing Speeds and Prices

12:30 PM

ILLUSTRATIVE MATH, Grade 7, Unit 2Lesson 11: Interpreting Graphs of Proportional Relationships

1 PM

ILLUSTRATIVE MATH, Grade 8, Unit 14Lesson 15: Writing Systems of Equations

1:30 PM

ILLUSTRATIVE MATH, Algebra 1, Unit 6Lesson 6: Building Quadratic Equations to Describe Situations (Part 2)

2 PM

POETRY IN AMERICA, Those Winter Sundays—Robert HaydenJoe Biden and Elizabeth Alexander discuss Robert Hayden's moving poem.

2:30 PM

POETRY IN AMERICA, Musée des Beaux Arts—W. H. AudenSamantha Power, David Brooks and Peter Sacks ponder "Musée des Beaux Arts."

3 PM

AMERICAN MASTERS, Maya AngelouJourney through the prolific life of the "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" author and activist.