Segment 1: Saving the Sturgeon. Jonathan travels to upstate New York to learn how biologists are working to save the sturgeon in the St. Lawrence River by rebuilding their spawning habitat and re-stocking the river. During a dive he films an amazing spectacle that has never been recorded before! Segment 2: Coral Farming in Key Largo. Jonathan visits an underwater farm in Key Largo where they grow coral! He joins the staff of Coral Restoration Foundation in helping to transplant and propagate staghorn coral, which has become threatened in the Keys.
F-4U Corsair: The WWII fighter made famous by the legendary Greg "Pappy" Boyington. Aerobatics: Kurtis receives an introduction to Aerobatics. We've seen him do a lot this season, but can he master this aviation skill next?
Although a rich and diverse population, Hispanics make up a disproportionate share of the nation's high school dropouts, a trend that is increasing at an alarming rate across the country. This fact imperils not just the future of the Hispanic community but of our nation's global competitiveness. In March 2013, the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE) assembled a panel of experts to discuss industry STEM occupational needs, recruitment and retention strategies and action plan for priming the STEM pump. This program aims to initiate a nationwide discussion to frame questions concerning the need to recruit and graduate a critical mass of Hispanics in the STEM disciplines.
"Junk in the Trunk 2" features never-before-seen appraisals from ROADSHOW's Season 16 tour. Travel with ROADSHOW through El Paso, Atlanta, Minneapolis and more to enjoy new appraisals such as a Missouri Regiment Colt Pistol worth more than $22,000, sapphire and diamonds from Tiffany, and Dr. Seuss' signature.
This week on MARKET WARRIORS, the pickers head out to Long Beach, California, to the Long Beach Antique Market, where more than 800 vendors flock to the popular monthly market. In this episode, the pickers are challenged to scour vendors' booths for the best Asian smalls (a miniature decorative or utilitarian item) and one picker's expertise in this category is put to the test. Off-screen host Mark L. Walberg observes some key finds that include a Japanese wedding box, a pair of Chinese chairs and modern sculpture. It's anyone's game this week when their items go under the hammer at Quinn's Auction Galleries in Falls Church, Virginia.
The first step for most new food gardeners is the addition of a few vegetable and herb plants. Yet once they're hooked, the desire to grow more and different plants and varieties grows as well. From the classic food garden, this episode takes home gardeners to the next step of adding a wide assortment of fruit trees and shrubs for their personal backyard orchard. In this episode, host Joe Lamp'l installs several fruit trees and shrubs on the GGW Garden Farm, while sharing everything you need to know for homegrown success, even if only on a deck or patio.
During the winter full moons Nassau grouper gather in large numbers to spawn. Most of the known spawning sites have been fished out, but the Cayman Islands are home to the last great reproductive population of this endangered species.
Gary and the crew travel to Pittsburgh to meet with Josephine, who started "La Dorita," a new brand of dulce de leche, moving her grandmother's secret recipe to shelves around the country. Then they head to Washington, DC to speak with Cynthia, the owner and artist of "Cirque Du Rouge," who's taking the artistry and tradition of tattoos design to a new level. And last, they venture over to Chicago to meet with Ethan and Desiree, the founder of Give Forward, an online fundraising site that aims to help with medical expenses.
Every weeknight, the Emmy winning NIGHTLY BUSINESS REPORT delivers the day's essential business and economic news. Each lively half-hour combines trusted, credible and unbiased information and extensive financial market coverage with insightful features, analysis and commentaries by noted economists and business experts.
A comet is due to pass through the night sky, and Bob and the team get to work building an observatory so that everyone can watch. Lofty worries that he won't get a good look and decides to get closer to the comet by driving to the top of a mountain. Unfortunately, he gets stuck. Will Lofty get back in time to see the comet? Oscar Flicks, the famous film director, is in town to find locations for his next film. Bob and the team build a lifeguard lookout station as part of the film set, but it will also be used permanently at Bobland Bay afterwards. Oscar's camera makes Lofty nervous and he causes havoc trying to avoid it. When Oscar gets into trouble at sea, Lofty comes to rescue, learning to overcome his camera shyness in the process.
Mac's Secret Dog Club - Mac starts a club and tries to exclude T-Bone. When Cleo and Clifford refuse to join without T-Bone, Mac gets lonely being the only member of such an "exclusive" club. Mac soon realizes that it's not fun to be left out and he opens the club to everyone. The Dog Park - It's a beautiful day at the park, the birds are singing, the sun is shining, and the dogs are playing-much to Mr. Bleakman's annoyance! Mr. Bleakman manages to make the park "off limits" to dogs only to discover that he misses them when they're gone.
Beaver Boy wants to visit Quack's pond but keeps getting lost. (Quack is just hopeless at giving directions.) Peep befriends a caterpillar, only to discover that some friendships are bound to change. Then, Pato packs his bag of toys and heads off to play with Octopus and Whale underwater.
Go to School - Too-Tall and the gang amuse themselves at Sister's expense by warning her how hard third grade will be and how strict Teacher Jane is. Brother tries unsuccessfully to convince Sis not to worry. Mama reminisces about Sister starting kindergarten and reflects on how her daughter's feelings back then were exactly the same. Sure enough, when Sister starts grade three she enjoys the new experience just like she did when she started kindergarten. Week at Grandma's - When Mama and Papa go off on a second honeymoon, Brother and Sister are certain they're in for the most boring time of their lives spending an entire week with their grandparents. However the cubs' preconception that old people are boring does a complete turnaround as they end up having an even better time than their parents - thanks to their anything but boring grandparents.
Did you know that farmers typically wake up before the sun rises? Join host Joel Greene on this adventure to learn what it's like to be a farmer. Joel tastes the strong arugula plant, meets a hungry pig, spots a fresh chicken egg and gets up close and personal with a dairy cow.
Sid tries on Grandma's glasses, but they make everything look blurry. Sid explores his sense of vision, and discovers that even though Grandma's glasses make things look blurry to him, they make things look clear to her.
SESAME STREET has garnered more than 100 awards, including 101 Emmys, two Peabodys, four Parents' Choice Awards and an Action for Children's Television Special Achievement Award. The series delivers academic and social education that prepares kids for grade school. Since its premiere, the show's base curriculum has been set by academic research on preschoolers. Encore episodes focus on music and art and how these tools can be used to develop the whole child - the cognitive, social, emotional and physical attributes. In addition, "Elmo's World," which looks at the world through the eyes of a three-year-old, continues as a featured segment. Themes include birthdays, pets, teeth, families, games and more.
Whyatt's big brother Jack is sick, and Whyatt wants to give him a picture to make him feel better. But even though he thinks and thinks, Whyatt still doesn't know what to draw! So the Super Readers soar into the Japanese folktale The Boy Who Drew Cats and encounter a little boy struggling to sketch a picture for the emperor. The Super Readers inspire the boy so much that his drawings take on a life of their own...literally! Educational Objectives: To learn about creativity. Preschoolers will build the alphabet, rhyme with AT words and use the power to read to change the story.
A day of new discoveries! Caillou loses his voice, finds a frog in his throat, and finds other neat ways to communicate, until the frog goes away. Later on, Caillou is missing one of his favorite socks. He searches the house, and accidentally locks himself in the basement. Daddy comes to the rescue - only he locks himself in the basement too. All is well when Mommy saves them both and finds the missing sock. Then, Caillou, Rosie and Julie, their babysitter, go on a scavenger hunt.
For a school Earth Day project, the kids decide to clean up an old lot and plant a community garden. But as the deadline approaches, a rainstorm hits, turning the patch of dirt into a muddy mess. How will Maya get her friends out of the muck this time?
ARTHUR is based on the best-selling children's books by Marc Brown. The series revolves around an eight year-old aardvark, his four year-old sister DW, and their family and friends. ARTHUR is a show about being a kid, exploring the world, and finding your place in it. It's about kids finding inner strengths, learning to make choices for themselves, taking responsibility for them and of course, having fun. In each episode, Arthur and his gang guide us through stories that deal with real "kid issues" -- timeless difficulties and joys that all kids experience. The series also models the joys and rewards of literacy by presenting the many ways kids and adults incorporate reading and writing into their lives. Above all, ARTHUR is a comedy that tells its stories from a kids' point of view, never moralizing or talking down to them.
Acclaimed interviewer and broadcast journalist Charlie Rose engages America's best thinkers, writers, politicians, athletes, entertainers, business leaders and scientists in one-on-one interviews and roundtable discussions.
Put the FUN in FUNctional Fitness as Suzanne Andrews guides you with an effective, doctor approved workout to increase your ability to function with real life fitness solutions for your real life challenges.
Casey Schwartz will demonstrate how to make a kissing ball or pomander which are fun spheres of flowers to hang, carry or just leave on the table. She is the owner/partner of Flower Duet. Patty Dunn is the owner of All Dunn Designs and she's going to show how to use fabric scraps and fussy cutting to create unusual personalized cards. She'll also show how she applies fabric to the card stock. PartyLite consultant, Christine Alt will show how to change decorations with each season by using clear glass candle holders. She suggests starting with timeless, versatile accessories that lend themselves to different candles.
P. Allen Smith is keeping us indoors to talk about interior design with the help of a few friends. Plus, we get a little history lesson from Allen on how the sleeping porch became so popular. On the road, Allen tours the award winning Garfield Park Conservatory in Chicago. Allen shares the latest progress on the Garden Home Challenge.
In THE BEAUTY OF OIL PAINTING, husband-and-wife artists Gary and Kathwren Jenkins introduce viewers to the art of oil painting from their studio and gallery in Reno, Nevada. Gary and Kathwren's shared passion for teaching is evident as the couple calmly and confidently guide viewers step-by-step through the creation of a new painting. With palette in hand and clean canvas before them, the Jenkins use brilliant color, specific brush strokes and the wet-on-wet method to paint their trademark florals and portraits of creatures great and small.
NEWSLINE is produced by NHK, Japan's news leading public broadcaster, featuring global news and current affairs, business, sports, science and technology trends plus global weather forecasts from over 30 news bureaus throughout the world.
Nick introduces the spectacular landscapes that comprise Rocky Mountain National Park, from the valley floor to the 13,425-foot summit of Mummy Mountain. Along the way, he examines the park's diverse fauna, including elk, bighorn sheep and other animals living within the Rockies' ecosystems. He pays special attention to the role wolf-like coyotes play in the balance of coexistence.
Jack Davenport (Pirates of the Caribbean, "Smash") stars as a brilliant London surgeon in 1961, when doctors were treated like gods and acted the part. Also starring in this stylish story of a dark secret amid the complexities of the sexual revolution are Zoe Boyle ("Downton Abbey"), Catherine Steadman ("Mansfield Park"), Iain Glen ("Downton Abbey"), Natasha Little ("Case Histories"), Oliver Chris ("Sharpe's Challenge"), Joanna Page (Love Actually) and Shaun Dingwall ("Touching Evil").
The voices behind THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, BRIDESMAIDS, and RACHEL GETTING MARRIED deliberate how the most impressionable characters - both good and evil - are compelling because of their flaws, complexities, and personal truths. Accompanied by the short film, MENTIROSO by writer/director Will Shipley about trailing a young boy whose incessant lies are almost as far-fetched as an astonishing encounter with the most beautiful girl in town. In this episode: Aline Brosh McKenna, Paul Feig, Jenny Lumet.
Ash is confused about his career. Freddie, who has an important audition coming up, suggests Ash pursue acting and teaches him the tricks of the trade. When Ash secures an acting role after only one audition, Freddie is thrown into a state of depression. Stuart must come up with a plan to renew his confidence. Meanwhile, Violet seeks advice from Freddie and Stuart about her tumultuous love affair with her Hungarian boyfriend.
Kean explains the brain's secret passageways while recounting forgotten stories of common people whose struggles, resiliency, and deep humanity made modern neuroscience possible.
A collection of short films from around the world.
The road-trippers' search for wisdom continues in San Francisco, where they interview Roy Remer, a volunteer coordinator at the Zen Hospice Project, who uses Buddhist principles to serve the emotional needs of the terminally ill. Roy reflects on the difficulty of letting go, and encourages the road-trippers to practice saying goodbye to the various stages of life in order to grow into the next version of themselves. Next, the road-trippers talk the importance of self-reflection with Omar Cardenas, a youth organizer for the Children's Defense Fund. Omar's personal transformation from troubled high school dropout to empowering mentor inspires Tele'jon, who aspires to do similar work. Later, a drive to Los Angeles lands the road-trippers at the doorstep of Ian Harvie, a transgendered stand-up comedian whose self-deprecating brand of humor hilariously tackles issues of gender identity and societal expectations. Ian discusses his challenge-filled journey of self-acceptance, stirring up powerful emotions in Olivia. The road-trippers ultimately leave the interview feeling more resolute in their identities and determined to live their lives in a way that's true to themselves.