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June 10 | Programming and Activities | Grades 4–8

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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.

Wednesday on KLCS

8:00 a.m.

NOVA: The Great Cathedral (Science)

The Renaissance: Was it a Thing? / Crash Course World History - Video
A Street in Florence with the Duomo and Campanile in the Background - Image

9:00 a.m.

History Detectives: Amelia Earhart Plane; Fillmore Pardon; Boxcar Home (Social Studies)

Amelia Earhart / Aviator, Record-breaker, and Activist - Lesson Plan
Amelia Earhart Letter Archive, ca. 1930 / Antiques Roadshow - Video and Support Materials

10:00 a.m.

Nature: The World’s Most Wanted Animal (Nature)

Pangolin Fact Sheet - Webpage
Producer/Director Victoria Bromley on Telling the Global Story of the Pangolin - Article
Baby Pangolin and Her Best Friend - Video

A camerawoman takes video of a woman holding a pangolin
Camerawoman Sue Gibson captures an intimate moment with Maria Diekmann and Honey Bun. |

11:00 a.m.

H2O: The Molecule That Made Us - Crisis (Science)

Impacts of Water Management / H2O: The Molecule That Made Us - Media Gallery and Support Materials
The Impacts of a Megadrought on the Amazon Rainforest / H2O: The Molecule That Made Us - Video and Support Materials

12:00 p.m.

NOVA: The Great Cathedral (Science)

Geodesic Dome - Activity and Support Materials
Triangles: Testing the Strength of a Gumdrop Dome - Video and Support Materials

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