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June 2 | 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.

Tuesday on KLCS

8:00 a.m.

Nova: Day the Dinosaur Died (Science)

What Killed the Dinosaurs - Interactive
Mammals Get Their Chance - Discussion Questions


9:00 a.m.

History Detectives: North Vietnamese Soldier Diary/Notebook of Liquor Recipes.. (Social Studies)

Document This / History Detectives - Webpage
Vietnam War Battle Experiences: A U.S. Veteran’s Perspective - Video and Support Materials
Vietnam Diary, Bootlegger’s Notebook and a Hollywood Ledger - Video
History Detectives: Bootlegger’s Notebook (Transcript) - Reading 
Bootleggers - Media Gallery
Bootleggers - Activity
Detective Techniques: Preservation - Article
The Sixties: Notes from the Ho Chi Minh Trail (History Detectives) - Video
The Sixties: Notes from the Ho Chi Minh Trail (History Detectives) - Activity
Returning the Diary - Webpage Images
Vietnam Diary: People’s Army Newspaper - Background Reading
North Vietnamese Soldier Diary Excerpts - Webpage Images


10:00 a.m.

Magical Land of Oz: Ocean (Nature)

Humpback Whale Migration / Life on the Reef - Video 
Saving A Species: Sea Turtles - Video
Baby Sea Turtle Journey to the Ocean - Video
Whale Sharks: Kip Evans - Video

A humpback whale swims with her calf.
A humpback whale swims with her calf. l Still from "Humpback whale migration | Life on the Reef" PBS LearningMedia


11:00 a.m.

Life From Above: Patterned Planet (Science)

Forest Elephants - Video and Support Materials
Hardworking Builders / Nature - Media Gallery and Support Materials


12:00 p.m.

Nova: Day the Dinosaur Died (Science)

Examining the Evidence: How Did a Group of Dinosaurs Die? - Video and Support Materials
Asteroids: Crash Course Astronomy - Video

A fossil dig site
A fossil dig site. | Still from "Examining the Evidence: How Did a Group of Dinosaurs Die?" PBS LearningMedia

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