June 8 | Programming and Activities | Grades 9–12

Travel the length of the Nile to discover some of the amazing things that exist along it, explore the Constitution and think about to role of art as a therapeutic tool.

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.

Monday on KCET

9:00 a.m. Victoria on Masterpiece – Doll 123 Part 1 of 7 (4704) (World History)

Victoria Becomes Queen – Video and Support Materials
PBS Empires: Queen Victoria: Her Majesty – Webpage


11:00 a.m. The Nile: Rivers of Life Part 1 of 3 (101) (Nature)

Kush’s Rise to Power – Video 
The Great Elephant Census – Video and Support Materials
The Kush Civilization – Document and Support Materials

An Egyptian gold statuette of a woman with a headdress
An Egyptian gold statuette of a woman with a headdress. | Still from “Kush’s Rise to Power | Rise of the Black Pharaohs” PBS LearningMedia

12:00 p.m. Country Music: I Can’t Stop Loving You (1953-1963) Part 4 of 8 (104) (US History)

Elvis Presley’s Blues-Country Synthesis – Video
Music as a Vocation: 1945-1963 – Media Gallery and Support Materials


2:00 p.m. NOVA: Black Hole Apocalypse (4501) (Science)

Black Hole Star Cake – Video
Black Hole Apocalypse | Determining the Distance and Mass of Cygnus X-1 – Video and Support Materials
Black Hole Apocalypse | Modeling Galaxies – Video and Support Materials
Black Hole Apocalypse | Stellar Life Cycles – Video and Support Materials
Black Hole Apocalypse | The Discovery of Cygnus X-1 – Media Gallery and Support Materials

Monday on KLCS

1:00 p.m. A More or Less Perfect Union, A Personal Exploration by Judge Douglas Ginsburg – A Constitution in Writing (Government)

Magna Carta / A More or Less Perfect Union – Video and Support Materials
Federalism – Media Gallery


2:00 p.m. The Woman In White: Part 1 (British Literature)

Mapping the Asylum – Reimagining a Buffalo Landmark – Videos and Support Materials
How Nellie Bly Went Undercover to Expose Abuse of the Mentally Ill – Article


3:00 p.m. Civilizations: What is Art (Good For)? (World History)

As Long as I Remember: PTSD and Art as Therapy – Media Gallery
Brundibar and the Children of Terezin – Article
Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezin – Video
The Perpetual Act of Making – Article
Culture Shock: You Decide: The Art of Kara Walker – Images
American Masters: Abstract Expressionism – Article
The Case for Jackson Pollock – Video
Curator’s Choice: El Anatsui at Brooklyn Museum – Video

Juan Farias paints.
Juan Farias paints. | Still from “As Long as I Remember: American Veteranos | PTSD and Art as Therapy: Media Gallery” PBS LearningMedia

4:00 p.m. Niall Ferguson’s Networld: Disruption (World History)

Creating Social Networks / Niall Ferguson’s Networld – Video and Support Materials
Picturing America: Paul Revere – Video and Support Materials
Martin Luther – Image


5:00 p.m. Niall Ferguson’s Networld: Winner Takes All (World History)

Profiting from Online Advertising / Niall Ferguson’s Networld – Video and Support Materials
Can You Trust Influencers on YouTube? / Above the Noise – Video and Support Materials
Twitter and the Telegraph – Video