March 25 | Programming and Activities | Grades 9-12

Take a look at Wednesday's schedule and some cool stories and activities that go along with it.

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.

Programming Highlights

Nova | Inside Einstein’s Mind
Wednesday at 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. PST on KLCS and 2:00 p.m. PST on KCET
What led Einstein to start working on his theory of general relativity? Learn about the simple but powerful ideas at the core of relativity that Einstein recognized before anyone else. Watch a preview here.

Want to see the answer? Click here. Find more At-Home Learning questions below in the Daily Schedule.

The Woman in White | Episodes 5
Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. PST on KLCS
After Mr. Fairlie’s betrayal, Walter, Marian and Laura are forced to hide away while Fosco is still at large and Laura’s identity remains unproven — but not for long.

Sir Percival has a secret. | Still from “The Woman in White S1 E5: Episode 5” preview.

American Experience | The Great War: Part 3
Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. PST on KLCS
Watch how the Meuse-Argonne Offensive led the way to peace just as the flu swept through the nation.


At-Home Learning Tips

Managing Family Anxiety
Make sure your kids feel safe by maintaining a positive environment at home. Even at a young age, children can pick up on stressful situations by observing their parents’ or older siblings’ responses. Let children know not to worry because there are plenty of people who are working hard to keep the world safe. Read more tips about how to manage family anxiety during these uncertain times.


Daily Programming

Wednesday on KCET

9:00 a.m. The Great American Read “Heroes”
Question | Answer

The Giver by Lois Lowry – Discussion Questions
Invisible Man: The Hero’s Journey – Background Reading
Invisible Man: Crash Course Literature – Video

10:00 a.m. Howard’s End Part Three
Question | Answer

Why Pride and Prejudice is Still Relevant Today – Video
Defying Convention | Little Women – Teaching Tips
Identify Types of Conflict in Literature – Video

11:00 a.m. The Great War: American Experience Part 1
Question | Answer

President Woodrow Wilson’s Declaration of Neutrality – Document
Declaration of Neutrality – Teaching Tips

1:00 p.m. The Mississippi: Rivers of Life
Question | Answer

Taming the Mississippi – Background Reading and Images
Mississippi Headwaters – Lesson Plan
Wetland Destruction – Background Reading

2:00 p.m. Nova: Inside Einstein’s Mind
Question | Answer

Exploring Einstein’s Thought Experiments – Activity

Wednesday on KLCS

8:00 a.m. Nova: Inside Einstein’s Mind
| Answer

Inside Einstein’s Mind – Background Reading
Exploring Einstein’s Thought Experiments – Activity

9:00 a.m. History Detectives: WPA Mural Studies
Investigating Art – Document Detective Techniques – Activity

10:00 a.m. Africa’s Great Civilizations: Empires of Gold
Explore Africa’s Great Civilizations – Map
The Road to Timbuktu – Document

11:00 a.m. Genius by Stephen Hawking: Are We Alone?
Are We Alone? – Lesson Plan
Detecting Life on Other Planets – Video

12:00 p.m. Nova: Inside Einstein’s Mind
Inside Einstein’s Mind – Background Reading
Exploring Einstein’s Thought Experiments – Activity
1:00 p.m. The Great American Read “Heroes”
Question | Answer

The Message of Charlotte’s Web – Discussion Questions
What is a hero? – Discussion Questions

2:00 p.m. The Woman in White Part 5
Crack the Case – Lesson Plan

3:00 p.m. The Greeks: Cavemen to Kings Part 1
Art from Ancient Greece – Media Gallery
Bronze Age Greece – Worksheet

4:00 p.m. The Great War: American Experience Part 3
A Postwar Vision in Fourteen Points – Media Gallery
Woodrow Wilson – Timeline


Additional Resources

City of Timbuktu | Africa’s Great Civilizations
Did you know Timbuktu houses one of the greatest collections of handwritten scholarly manuscripts in Africa?

A hand reaches for an ancient book inside a chest. | Still from “City of Timbuktu | Africa’s Great Civilizations.”

Gifts from Apollo: The Bronze Work of Max DeMoss
Meet Max DeMoss Jr., a modern descendant of Greece’s great artists, who specializes on bronze art that honors his Greek heritage and its mythology.

Cox Angel | Max DeMoss