May 18 | Programming and Activities | Grades 9–12

Visit China with historian Michael Wood, see how math is used in the special effects industry and explore Teotihuacan's celestial pyramids and lost kings.

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. A Very British Romance with Lucy Worsley (Richardson, Burney, and Austen) Part 1 of 2 (British Lit)

Pride and Prejudice | The Great American Read – Video and Support Materials

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

Emma 2: Love and Marriage – Video and Support Materials


10:00 a.m. Secrets of the Dead: Teotihuacan’s Lost Kings (World History)

Infographic: Dig Deeper into Teotihuacan – Webpage

How does Teotihuacan Compare to Other Architectural Feats? – Webpage

The Sun Ceremonies of Teotihuacan | Native America: Cities in the Sky – Video and Support Materials

A sculpture of a jaguar near the Pyramid of the Sun in Teotihuacán
A sculpture of a jaguar near the Pyramid of the Sun in Teotihuacán. | Still from “The Sun Ceremonies of Teotihuacan | Native America: Cities in the Sky” / PBS LearningMedia

11:00 a.m. The Story of China with Michael Wood: The Last Empire/The Age of Revolution Part 3 of 3 (World History)

Be The Historian: How do images function as symbols? – Interactive

Islam in China in Qing | The Story of China – Video and Support Materials

Opium Wars | The Story of China – Video and Support Materials

British and Opium | The Story of China – Video and Support Materials

Taiping Rebellion | The Story of China – Video and Support Materials


1:00 p.m. Blue Sky Metropolis: Wings Part 1 of 4 (U.S. History)

Aerospace Engineering as a Career – Video and Support Materials

Aerospace Engineering: Background for Educators – Video and Support Materials


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

Cats – Video and Support Materials

Form an Opinion – Cats – Lesson Plan

Cats – Yesterday and Today – Video and Support Materials

Monday on KLCS

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

Real-Life Math / Chef – Video and Support Materials

Math in Restaurants – Interactive Lesson and Support Materials


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

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

Math in Special Effects – Interactive and Support Materials

A young woman examines the inside of a computer
A young woman examines the inside of a computer. | Still from “Information Technology Student: Computer Programming & Support” / PBS LearningMedia/WGBH

2:00 p.m. Howard’s End Pt. 3/4 (British Literature)

PBS NewsHour: Gender Inequality – Articles

NOVA: Car of the Future – Article

History Detectives: Marriage – Article


3:00 p.m. The Story of China with Michael Wood: Ancestors/Silk Roads and China Ships (World History)

Confucius, Confucianism, and the Analects / The Story of China – Video and Support Materials

How the Shang Invented Writing / The Story of China – Video and Support Materials

Silk Roads and Trade / The Story of China – Video and Support Materials

Trade in the Tang Dynasty / The Story of China – Video and Support Materials

Can You Read Shang? / The Story of China – Interactive

A richly decorated Chinese temple.
A richly decorated Chinese temple. | Still from “Confucius, Confucianism, and the Analects | The Story of China”

5:00 p.m. Native America: From Caves to Cosmos (World History)

The Hopi Origin Story / Native America – Video and Support Materials

A Gift of Corn to the Choctaw / Native America – Video and Support Materials

The Teotihuacan Fire Ceremony / Native America – Video and Support Materials