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June 2 | Programming and Activities | Grades 9–12

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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.

Tuesday on KCET

9:00 a.m.

The Great American Read: Villains & Monsters (World Lit)

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - Discussion Questions
Frankenstein: Analyzing Creative Works of Fiction - Lesson Plan

10:00 a.m.

The Secrets of Henry VIII’s Palace (World History)

Inside the Court of Henry VIII - Video
A Monarchy Falls | Marie Antoinette and the French Revolution - Timeline

11:00 a.m.

Civilizations: Paradise on Earth (World History)

Vining: Redefining Landscape Painting - Video
Redefining Landscape Painting - Discussion Questions

12:00 p.m.

African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross: A More Perfect Union (1968-2013) Part 6 of 6 (US History)

African American History Since the Civil Rights Movement - Discussion Questions 
Derrick Bell Law Professor - Background Reading

A young Barack Obama introduces Professor Derrick Bell at a 1991 rally advocating for diversity at Harvard Law School
A young Barack Obama introduces Professor Derrick Bell at a 1991 rally advocating for diversity at Harvard Law School. | Still from "Law Student Barack Obama, 1991" / PBS LearningMedia

1:00 p.m.

Nature: Nature’s Biggest Beasts (Nature)

The Komodo Dragon's Remarkable Physiology - Timeline
Giraffe Riff Raff - Lesson Overview

2:00 p.m.

NOVA: Day the Dinosaurs Died (Science)

Asteroid; Doomsday or Payday? - Video
Asteroids | Crash Course Astronomy - Video

Tuesday on KLCS

1:00 p.m.

Genius by Stephen Hawking: Where Are We? (Science)

Solar Eclipses Explained - Video and Support Materials
Eclipses / Crash Course Astronomy - Video 
Distances / Crash Course Astronomy - Video
The Milky Way / Crash Course Astronomy - Video 

2:00 p.m.

The Great American Read: What We Do For Love (ELA)

Looking for Alaska | The Great American Read - Video and Support Materials
100 Years of Solitude, Part 1 | Crash Course Literature - Video
The Great Gatsby Part 1 | Crash Course English Literature #104 - Video
The Great Gatsby Part 2 | Crash Course English Literature #105 - Video
Pride and Prejudice | The Great American Read - Video and Support Materials

3:00 p.m.

Civilizations: Renaissances (World History)

Renaissance Art - Media Gallery
Michelangelo - Webpage
Ottoman Culture under Suleyman the Magnificent - Media Gallery and Support Materials

4:00 p.m.

Reconstruction: America After the Civil War, Part 2 (US History)

Reconstruction: America After the Civil War - Collection
Reconstruction: Ida B. Wells - Pioneer of Civil Rights - Video and Support Materials
Reconstruction: The Birth of a Nation - Rewriting History through Propaganda - Video and Support Materials

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Ida B. Wells. | Still from "Reconstruction: Ida B. Wells - Pioneer of Civil Rights" / PBS LearningMedia

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