Learning at Home with Mountain Lake PBS

In the classroom or learning-at-home, Mountain Lake PBS is here for you for this very different school year. Our Learning at Home block of programs runs each weekday from 12-3 PM.

Weekly Highlights

Host Richard Smith comes face-to-face with the previously unknown reptilian rulers of prehistoric Australia. NOVA resurrects the giants that stalked the Great Southern Land, and scientists unearth an ancient inland ocean full of sea monsters. Learn More
A Place Beyond the Sky begins in 1957 and tracks the early years of the space race as the United States struggles to catch up with the Soviet Union. The episode reveals breathtaking failures and successes of the nascent American space program and demonstrates the stakes and costs of reaching the moon. Learn More
Go on a journey with a group of high school students seeking solutions to climate change. The Resilient Ones: A Generation Takes on Climate Change invites you along to meet with the local leaders and expert innovators as these students work to make a difference in the Adirondack mountains of Northern NY. Learn More
Janet Echelman's giant sculptures are the net result of technology, engineering, and civic engagement. Arturo Rios discovered his true passion while working in a hat maker’s mail room. Justin Bettman uses found materials to create public “sets” for his portraits. Learn More
Black Ballerina is a story of passion, opportunity, heartbreak and triumph of the human spirit. Set in the overwhelmingly white world of classical dance, it tells the stories of several black women from different generations who fell in love with ballet. Learn More
Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar” is a play that upholds liberty against tyranny. But what is tyranny? And who decides? Shakespeare doesn’t make it simple. In order to preserve the freedom of the Roman Republic, Julius Caesar, an “over-mighty” leader, is assassinated by Roman Senators led by Caesar’s friend Brutus. Learn More
In Ancestors, Michael Wood starts with a family reunion, when 300 relatives gather to worship their ancestors on 'Tomb Sweeping Day,' and explores ancient myths and archaeological sites to uncover the origins of the Chinese state. Learn More
In New York State, the epicenter for reform in the mid 1800’s, women began their battle for the vote. The movement’s success depended on these women, but today, many of their stories are absent from the history. Learn More