May 22 | Programming and Activities | Grades 9–12

Dive into severe weather, visit Teotihuacan and explore moments in Latino American history, like the Bracero program.

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.

Friday on KLCS

8:00 a.m. NOVA: Eagle Power (Science)

Nature / American Eagle: Hatching – Video and Support Materials

Harpy Eagle Facts – Video and Article


9:00 a.m. History Detectives: Photograph of African American in Confederate Uniform (Social Studies)

Wearing the Confederate Uniform: Slave or Soldier? – Video

History Detectives, Civil War: Blacks on the Battlefield – Lesson Plan, Video, and Activity

History Detectives: Internet Scavenger Hunt – Interactive


10:00 a.m. Wild Weather (Science)

Evidence of Weather – Background Reading, Activity and Teaching Tips

Evidence of Wind – Interactive

Severe Weather – Media Gallery

A windstorm
A windstorm | PBS LearningMedia

11:00 a.m. Food – Delicious Science: We Are What We Eat (Science)

Body Needs – Interactive and Support Materials

Secrets of Sourdough / QUEST – Video and Support Materials

Biological Molecules – You Are What You Eat / Crash Course Biology – Video


12:00 p.m. NOVA: Eagle Power (Science)

Bald Eagles / Untamed – Video and Support Materials

Nature / American Eagle: Fledglings – Video and Support Materials

Friday on KLCS

1:00 p.m. Polio Crusade: American Experience (US History)

Isabel Morgan – Article

The Polio Crusade / Primary Source – Teacher’s Resource

NOVA: Vaccines – Calling the Shots / Immunity & Vaccines – Video and Support Materials


2:00 p.m. Little Women Pt. 3/3 (American Literature)

Defying Convention / Little Women – Video and Support Materials 

Louisa May Alcott / Transcendentalism – Video and Support Materials

American Masters / The Transcendentalists: Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau – Activity


3:00 p.m. Secrets of the Dead: Teotihuacan’s Lost Tomb (World History)

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

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

Teotihuacan's Sun Pyramid under a starry sky
Teotihuacan’s Sun Pyramid. | Still from “The Sun Ceremonies of Teotihuacan | Native America: Cities in the Sky”

4:00 p.m. Latino Americans: War and Peace (US History)

Primary Source Set: Mexican Labor and World War II: The Bracero Program – Webpage

It Was My Duty to Serve / On Two Fronts: Latinos & Vietnam – Video and Support Materials

LA Walkouts – Video

Rita Moreno & West Side Story – Video

A photo of braceros sitting on the back of a flatbed truck holding hoes, 1942.
A photo of braceros sitting on the back of a flatbed truck holding hoes, 1942. | Higgins, Floyd Halleck/Digital Public Library of America/PBS LearningMedia

5:00 p.m. Latino Americans: The New Latinos (US History)

Digging at the Roots of Your Family Tree – Lesson Plan

Stories of Arrival – Lesson Plan