May 19 | Programming and Activities | Grades 4–8

Today, we're learning about floods, visiting the amazing Amazon river and getting to know the first woman White House photographer.

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 KLCS

8:00 a.m. Nova: Killer Floods (Science)

Natural Protection from Climate Change-Related Flooding / Sinking Cities – Media Gallery and Support Materials

NOVA: Natural Flood Protection – Video

9:00 a.m. History Detectives: 1st Woman White House Photographer/Child’s Doll/15th Century Map (Social Studies)

Harry S. Truman / 60-Second Presidents – Video and Support Materials

Civil War Hospitals – Media Gallery

Hernando De Soto / PBS World Explorers – Video

10:00 a.m. The Amazon: Rivers of Life (Science)

Rainforest Pharmacy: Jungle Medicine and Nutrition – Video and Support Materials

Pink Dolphins of the Amazon – Video and Support Materials

Field Research with Cameras / Undercover in the Jungle – Video and Support Materials

A sloth in the rainforest
A sloth in the rainforest. | Still from “Rainforest Pharmacy: Jungle Medicine and Nutrition” / PBS LearningMedia
11:00 a.m. Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed The World – The Smartphone (Science)

Inside Science / Turn your Smartphone into a Science Lab – Video

Can You Call a Cell Phone in the Microwave? / Physics Girl – Video

12:00 p.m. NOVA: Killer Floods (Science)

Sculpted by Floods: The Northwest’s Ice Age Legacy – Media Gallery and Support Materials

A mountain in the Pacific Northwest with a lake in the foreground
Many geological features are shaped by ancient floods. | Still from “Sculpted by Floods: The Northwest’s Ice Age Legacy” / PBS LearningMedia