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At-Home Education Schedule for the Week of March 30 – April 3

Schedule for WUFT-TV 5.1 (Cox Cable Channel 3 in Gainesville and Cox Cable Channel 5 in Ocala)

TimeMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
6:00 a.m.Ready Jet Go!Ready Jet Go!Ready Jet Go!Ready Jet Go!Ready Jet Go!
6:30 a.m.ArthurArthurArthurArthurArthur
7:00 a.m.Curious GeorgeCurious GeorgeCurious GeorgeCurious GeorgeCurious George
7:30 a.m.Nature CatNature CatNature CatNature CatNature Cat
8:00 a.m.Wild KrattsWild KrattsWild KrattsWild KrattsWild Kratts
8:30 a.m.Molly from DenaliMolly from DenaliMolly from DenaliMolly from DenaliMolly from Denali
9:00 a.m.Xavier Riddle and the Secret MuseumXavier Riddle and the Secret MuseumXavier Riddle and the Secret MuseumXavier Riddle and the Secret MuseumXavier Riddle and the Secret Museum
9:30 a.m.Let’s Go LunaLet’s Go LunaLet’s Go LunaLet’s Go LunaLet’s Go Luna
10:00 a.m.Africa's Great Civilizations:
Commerce and the Clash of Civilizations

Social Studies
Navajo Math:
Circles

Math & Social Studies
Ancient Skies:
Gods & Monsters

Social Studies
Ancient Skies:
Finding the Center

Social Studies
Ancient Skies:
Our Place in the Universe

Social Studies
10:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m.Genius by Stephen Hawking:
What are We?

Math & Science
Genius by Stephen Hawking:
Where are We?

Math & Science
The Amazing Human Body:
Grow

Science
The Amazing Human Body:
Survive

Science
The Amazing Human Body:
Learn

Science
11:30 a.m.
12:00 p.m.NOVA:
Bigger Than T-Rex

Science
NOVA:
Day the Dinosaur Died

Science
NOVA:
Rise of the Mammals

Science
NOVA:
Why Sharks Attack

Science
NOVA:
Wild Ways

Science & Nature
12:30 p.m.
1:00 p.m.The Great American Read:
Other Worlds

ELA
The Great American Read:
Grand Finale

ELA
When Whales Walked:
Journeys in Deep Time

Science & Nature
The Great American Read:
Fall Kick-Off

ELA
The Great American Read:
Who am I?

ELA
1:30 p.m.
2:00 p.m.Ursula K. Le Guin:
American Masters

American Lit
MASTERPIECE:
Little Women

American Lit
Shakespeare Uncovered:
Richard III

British Lit
Northanger Abbey
British Lit
2:30 p.m.
3:00 p.m.MASTERPIECE:
Little Women

American Lit
MASTERPIECE:
Little Women

American Lit
The Greeks:
The Good Strife

Social Studies
Shakespeare's Tomb
World History
3:30 p.m.Anne Morrow Lindbergh
American Lit
4:00 p.m.The Roosevelts:
An Intimate History

U.S. History
Chasing the Moon:
American Experience
Part 1/3

U.S. History
Chasing the Moon:
American Experience
Part 2/3

U.S. History
Chasing the Moon:
American Experience
Part 3/3

U.S. History
Influenza 1918:
American Experience

U.S. / World History
4:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m.Polo Crusade:
American Experience

U.S. History
5:30 p.m.
Color Key:Grades Pre-K-3Grades 4-8Grades 9-12

At-Home Education Schedule for the Week of April 6-10

TimeMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
6:00 a.m.Ready Jet Go!Ready Jet Go!Ready Jet Go!Ready Jet Go!Ready Jet Go!
6:30 a.m.ArthurArthurArthurArthurArthur
7:00 a.m.Curious GeorgeCurious GeorgeCurious GeorgeCurious GeorgeCurious George
7:30 a.m.Nature CatNature CatNature CatNature CatNature Cat
8:00 a.m.Wild KrattsWild KrattsWild KrattsWild KrattsWild Kratts
8:30 a.m.Molly from DenaliMolly from DenaliMolly from DenaliMolly from DenaliMolly from Denali
9:00 a.m.Xavier Riddle and the Secret MuseumXavier Riddle and the Secret MuseumXavier Riddle and the Secret MuseumXavier Riddle and the Secret MuseumXavier Riddle and the Secret Museum
9:30 a.m.Let’s Go LunaLet’s Go LunaLet’s Go LunaLet’s Go LunaLet’s Go Luna
10:00 a.m.A More of Less Perfect Union, A Personal Exploration by Judge Douglas Ginsburg
A Constitution in Writing - Part 1/3

Government
The Windermere Children
World History
Secrets of the Dead:
Cleopatra's Lost Tomb

World History/Research
Howard's End on MASTERPIECE
Part 1/4

British Lit.
Howard's End on MASTERPIECE
Part 3/4

British Lit.
10:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m.Freedom Writers:
Stories From the Heart

ELA
The Greeks:
Chasing Greatness
Part 3/3

Social Studies
Howard's End on MASTERPIECE
Part 2/4

British Lit.
Howard's End on MASTERPIECE
Part 4/4

British Lit.
11:30 a.m.The Windermere Children: In Their Own Words
World History
12:00 p.m.The Roosevelts: An Intimate History
In the Arena (1901-1919)
Part 2/7

U.S. History
Latino Americans:
Foreigners in Their Own Land
Part 1/6

U.S. History
Annie Oakley:
American Experience

U.S. History
The Gene:
An Intimate History
Part 1/2

Science/History
12:30 p.m.Letters from Baghdad
U.S. History
1:00 p.m.Latino Americans:
Empire of Dreams
Part 2/6

U.S. History
Surviving the Dust Bowl:
American Experience

U.S. History
1:30 p.m.
2:00 p.m.Native America:
From Caves to Cosmos
Part 1/4

Social Studies
Native America:
Nature to Nations
Part 2/4

Social Studies
Native America:
Cities of the Sky
Part 3/4

Social Studies
Native America:
New World Rising
Part 4/4

Social Studies
Medicine Woman
Social Studies
2:30 p.m.
3:00 p.m.Food - Delicious Science:
Food on the Brain
Part 1/3

Science/Research
Food - Delicious Science:
A Matter of Taste
Part 2/3

Science/Research
Food - Delicious Science:
We Are What We Eat
Part 3/3

Science/Research
Plants Behaving Badly:
Murder & Mayhem
Part 1/2

Science/Nature
Plants Behaving Badly:
Sex & Lies
Part 2/2

Science/Nature
3:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m.NOVA:
Inside Animal Minds: Bird Genius
Part 1/3

Science/Nature
NOVA:
Inside Animal Minds: Dogs & Super Senses
Part 2/3

Science/Nature
NOVA:
Inside Animal Minds: Who's the Smartest
Part 3/3

Science/Nature
NOVA:
Mysteries of Sleep

Science/Nature
NOVA:
The Truth About Fat

Science/Research
4:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m.The Great American Read: Heroes
ELA
The Great American Read: Villains & Monsters
ELA
The Great American Read: What We Do For Love
ELA
The Great American Read: Other Worlds
ELA
The Great American Read: Grand Finale
ELA
5:30 p.m.
Color Key:Grades Pre-K-3Grades 4-8Grades 9-12

Teacher Resources:

Ready to Learn Raising Readers

PBS Kids Learn

PBS Learning Media

PBS World Explorers

Teaching Tips for Educational Media

Special Events:

Stop, Paws and Learn

Parents and kids had the opportunity to learn about pet care, wild animals and child safety practices in a fun, hands-on environment. The event included free zoo admission to the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo, a PBS Kids Zone and dog demonstrations.

Ongoing Programs:

Dog Days at Duval

The yearlong “Martha Speaks” Read Aloud Book Club program at the Duval Early Learning Academy culminated in a special event featuring Martha from PBS Kids and canine friends of all kinds.

“Martha Speaks” Read Aloud Book Club

This Read Aloud Book Club program was implemented in the Alachua County Public Library District’s Summer Reading Program.

PBS Learning Media Training

Alachua County School District training for media specialists occurred before school started. “Sesame Street” Little Children Big Challenges materials were disseminated to Girls Place of Alachua County, SWAG, and Parent Academy/Alachua County School. These materials help children dealing with divorce, incarcerated parentsor other emergencies.

Best Friends for Life Book Buddy Program at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital

The program included 350 Book Buddy Packs for children undergoing treatment at UF Health’s Infusion Clinic. The Book Buddy packs using Daniel Tiger materials for children who are “first timers” at UF Health. Each pack includes a Daniel Tiger book, ears, coloring sheet with crayons, and a Daniel Tiger mask. The packs were funded by the Magnolia Club under the title Growing Literacy and Alpha Psi at University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine under the title Roaring for Kids.