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June 3 | 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: Rise of the Mammals (Science)

Mammals Get Their Chance - Video and Support Materials
Evolving Ideas: How Do We Know Evolution Happens? - Video and Support Materials

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Fossilized animal remains. | Still from "Evolving Ideas: How Do We Know Evolution Happens?" PBS LearningMedia


9:00 a.m.

History Detectives: Stories from the American West (Social Studies)

The Settlement of the American West - Interactive
Myth of the West / History Detectives - Media Gallery and Support Materials
Myth of the West: Lonely But Free I’ll Be Found / History Detectives - Webpage


10:00 a.m.

Magical Land of Oz: Human (Nature)

Are Mammals Adapting to Humans? - Video and Support Materials
Peacock Spider Performs Colorful Dance to Attract Mate - Video
Creatures of the Night - Video


11:00 a.m.

Life From Above: Changing Planet (Science)

Reforestation: Impact on Climate / Nature Works Everywhere - Video
Reforestation: Impact on Climate / Nature Works Everywhere - Teacher Guide
Observing Changes in Water Resources - Video and Support Materials

A mountain road surrounded by green grass and trees.
A mountain road surrounded by green grass and trees. | Still from "Reforestation: Impact on Climate" PBS LearningMedia


12:00 p.m.

Nova: Rise of the Mammals (Science)

The Rise of Mammals - Reading
NOVA: New Fossils Capture Million-Year Timeline of Life After the Dinosaurs Died - Article
Ancient Mammal Molars / Your Inner Fish - Image

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