May 14 | Programming and Activities | Grades 9–12

Travel to the Renaissance and the Galapagos Islands, learn about how math helps the fashion industry and keep discovering more about Asian American history.

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.

Thursday on KCET

9:00 a.m. Howard’s End on Masterpiece Part 4 of 4 (British Lit)

Literary Elements and Techniques | Symbolism – Video

Sense and Sensibility 3: The Proposal – Video and Support Materials


10:00 a.m. Secrets of the Dead: The Woman in the Iron Coffin (World History)

NOVA | Scanning the Dead: Forensics on Trial – Video

Peter Webb – Video

Forensics Identification – Video and Support Materials


11:00 a.m. Civilizations: Renaissances (World History)

The Medici Gallery – Webpage

Michelangelo | Empires: The Medici – Webpage

Ottoman Culture under Suleyman the Magnificent | Teaching with Primary Sources – Media Gallery and Support Materials

Scroll depicting three men in traditional Turkish clothes inside a highly decorated structure.
Ottoman Turkish Version of “Sindbād-nāmah,” circa 1550. | World Digital Library/ Library of Congress/PBS LearningMedia

12:00 Civilizations: Paradise on Earth (World History)

Yosemite National Park | Ken Burns: The National Parks – Media Gallery

Landscape Photography | Art in the 21st Century: “Investigation” – Video and Support Materials

An Artist’s Perspective: An Endless Tradition – Article

An Artist’s Perspective: Staying in the Moment: Capturing my Vision of Nature – Article


1:00 p.m. Get the Math Apt Exchange (Math)

Math in Fashion – Interactive Lesson and Support Materials

Song Maker | The Majesty of Music and Math – Interactive

Math in Basketball – Video

Graffiti Art: Scaling – Video and Support Materials


1:30 p.m. Get the Math 2.0 Apt Exchange (Math)

Math in Restaurants – Interactive Lesson and Support Materials

Math in Special Effects – Interactive Lesson and Support Materials

Real-Life Math | Chef – Video and Support Materials

Information Technology Student: Computer Programming and Support – Video and Support Materials


2:00 p.m. NOVA: Dog Tales (Science)

History Relationship Between Dogs and Humans – Video and Support Materials

Social and Historical Perspectives of Dogs – Video and Support Materials

Photo Essay: From Wolf to Dog – Media Gallery/Webpage

Dog | KET Image Bank – Image and Support Materials

Thursday on KLCS

1:00 p.m. Big Pacific: Voracious (Science)

Big Pacific, Voracious: Galapagos Marine Iguana – Video

Big Pacific, Voracious: Nomura’s Jellyfish – Video

A pair of marine iguanas bask in the sunlight on a rock.
A pair of marine iguanas bask in the sunlight. | Still from “Galapagos Marine Iguana | Big Pacific: Voracious” PBS LearningMedia

2:00 p.m. Howard’s End On Masterpiece (British Literature)

Concepts Unwrapped: Implicit Bias – Video and Support Materials

Overview for Approaching Ethical Issues – Video and Support Materials


3:00 p.m. Civilizations – The Cult of Progress (World History)

Art Detectives: Derby

Khan Academy: Orientalism – Article

The Industrial Revolution in the United States – Media Gallery

KQED Art School: Art for Change – Collections

Painting a Future for Wildlife with Jane Kim and Ink Dwell – Video 


4:00 p.m. Asian Americans: Breaking Through (US History)

The New Americans: Of Cultural Riches – Lesson Plan

The New Deciders: America By The Numbers – Video

A man stands in front of a mosque
A man stands in front of a mosque. | Still from “The New Deciders | America By The Numbers” PBS LearningMedia

5:00 p.m. The Registry: PBS Plus (US History)

Most Honorable Son: Shame, Honor, and Duty – Lesson Plan

Most Honorable Son: Debating U.S. Policy – Lesson Plan

Most Honorable Son – Educational Guide