June 12 | Programming and Activities | Grades 9–12

Travel to Queen Victoria's England to meet esteemed actor Ira Aldridge and catch his performance of "Othello." Plus, visit the United States' great national parks.

At-Home Learning: PBS SoCal and KCET, in partnership with LAUSD and in collaboration with California PBS stations, are offering broadcast programming with digital resources that adhere to California’s state curriculum. Download this week’s schedule.

Friday on KCET

9:00 a.m. Victoria on Masterpiece – Young England Part 7 of 7 (4710-end) (World History)

Queen Victoria and the English Jury System – Video and Support Materials
Edward Oxford’s attempt to assassinate Queen Victoria, 10th June 1840 – Image


10:00 a.m. Victoria Season 2 on Masterpiece – A Soldier’s Daughter/The Green-Eyed Monster Part 1 of 7 (4801) (World History)

Motherhood and Monarchy – Video and Support Materials
A Woman Mathematician – Video and Support Materials
Fact or Fiction: Inside Episode 1 – Article

Ashley Zhangazha as actor Ira Aldridge
Ashley Zhangazha as actor Ira Aldridge in “Victoria | Masterpiece.” | PBS.oeg

12:00 p.m. Country Music: Don’t Get Above Your Raisin (1984-1986) Part 8 of 8 (108) (US History)

Johnny Cash: Personal Narratives Inspired by Johnny Cash – Media Gallery and Support Materials


2:00 p.m. NOVA: Secrets of Noah’s Ark (4212) (Science)

The Evolution of Ancient Writing – Media Gallery and Support Materials
Origins of the Written Bible – Article

Friday on KLCS

1:00 p.m. Secrets of the Dead: Hannibal in the Alps (World History)

Hannibal: The New Evidence – Video


2:00 p.m. The Woman In White: Part 5 (British Literature)

Causes and Effects of the Asylum | Reimagining a Buffalo Landmark – Media Gallery and Support Materials
Crack the Case | History Detectives – Lesson Plan
Dorothea Dix’s Tireless Fight to End Inhumane Treatment for Mental Health Patients – Article


3:00 p.m. Secrets of the Six Wives: Divorced, Beheaded, Survived (World History)

Nobility and Status / Inside the Court of Henry VIII – Video
Luther and the Protestant Reformation / Crash Course World History – Video


4:00 p.m. The National Parks: America’s Best Idea – The Scripture of Nature (US History)

The National Parks: America’s Best Idea: History Episode 1 – Webpage
Yosemite National Park – Article
The National Parks – Lesson Plans
The Radical Idea of a Nation’s Park – Essay

Black and white photo of the Wawona Tunnel Tree at Yosemite
Wawona Tunnel Tree, Mariposa Grove, Yosemite National Park, circa 1880s. | Yosemite National Park Museum, Archives and Library/PBS LearningMedia