Learning at Home | Week of 6/07 – 6/11

Take advantage of this week’s Learning at Home broadcast schedule – great for students engaged in hybrid or distance instruction, and families looking to spend some extra, quality time together!

After watching these fascinating programs, explore the PBS LearningMedia and web resources to learn more.

Highlight of the Week

Muhammad: Legacy of a Prophet
Tuesday, June 8, 1 PM

Muhammad: Legacy of a Prophet tells the story of a man who changed the world 1,400 years ago and now lives in the United States through the lives of the millions of Americans who practice Islam and regard him as God’s prophet. It travels in the footsteps of the founder of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad to the Arabian Desert and the holy city of Mecca where Muhammad’s story unfolded. But the film does not just stay in the past.

Learning at Home
Week of 6/07 – 6/11

Monday, June 7

12 PM: Let’s Learn – Can You Hear the Long “o” In Shadow?

“Let’s Learn” helps children ages 3-8 with at-home learning. Make instruments to explore pitch, learn a dance from Uganda, read “Shadow,” change sounds – long I, long o.

1 PM: The Buddah

Award-winning filmmaker David Grubin tells the story of the Buddha’s life narrated by Richard Gere, a journey especially relevant to our own bewildering times of violent change and spiritual confusion. Experts on the Buddha, representing a variety of disciplines, relate the key episodes of the Buddha’s life and reflect on what his journey means for us today.


Tuesday, June 8

12 PM: Let’s Learn – What’s the Sound of “ar” in Sparkle?

“Let’s Learn” helps children ages 3-8 with at-home learning. Make a paper collage, explore number 6, read “Skip Through the Seasons,” blend/decode
AR.

1 PM: Muhammad: Legacy of a Prophet

Muhammad: Legacy of a Prophet tells the story of a man who changed the world 1,400 years ago and now lives in the United States through the lives of the millions of Americans who practice Islam and regard him as God’s prophet. It travels in the footsteps of the founder of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad to the Arabian Desert and the holy city of Mecca where Muhammad’s story unfolded. But the film does not just stay in the past.


Wednesday, June 9

12 PM: Let’s Learn – What Sounds Do You Hear in Partner?

“Let’s Learn” helps children ages 3-8 with at-home learning. Explore mammals and color rhythms, read “Bahar, The Lucky,” practice r-controlled vowel ar.

1 PM: NOVA: Ship that Changed the World

The Age of Exploration and Europe’s imperial colonization of far-off lands was launched by a revolution in ship design that made long-distance voyages practical. A newly discovered 500-year-old wreck offers vital clues to this momentous innovation.

2 PM: Human: The World Within | Birth

Go on a journey with parents who are preparing for babies to see how our bodies create and sustain new life. Through their stories, we learn about what is fundamentally shared and absolutely unique about the experience of birth.


Thursday, June 10

12 PM: Let’s Learn – What Sounds Do You Hear in Number?

“Let’s Learn” helps children ages 3-8 with at-home learning. Play “Which Instrument is It?”, count to 10 in different ways, read “A Most Unusual Day,”
decode two-syllable words.

1 PM: Cities of Light: The Rise and Fall of Islamic Spain

Take an epic journey into one of the most captivating periods of world history: a centuries-long period when Muslims, Christians and Jews inhabited the same far corner of Western Europe. The lemon tree, the water wheel and Aristotle’s lost philosophy all arrived in Europe through Islamic Spain, as did algebra and the beginnings of modern medicine, science and poetry.


Friday, June 11

12 PM: Let’s Learn – Can You Hear the “ar” in Car?

“Let’s Learn” helps children ages 3-8 with at-home learning. Learn about the social lives of animals, sing transportation songs, read “Think Big,” review r-controlled vowel ar.

1 PM: Articulate | Michelle Cuevas, Mason Bates, Antonio Martorell, Joan Shelley

The characters in Michelle Cuevas’s children’s books leap off the page. Mason Bates challenges existing notions of what belongs in the concert hall. Antonio Martorell has been at the forefront of Puerto Rican art for over half a century. The anthropological perspective of singer-songwriter Joan Shelley.

1:30 PM: Figaro! Figaro!

A group of university actors, musicians, directors and producers travel to four rural communities in Nebraska to perform Mozart’s “The Marriage of Figaro.” Through community concerts and school presentations, many people are seeing opera for the first time and they love it!

2 PM: Pulling Out All the Stops

Pulling Out All the Stops chronicles the competition onstage and behind-the-scenes, and captures the drama leading up to the announcement of the first-prize winner of The Longwood Gardens International Organ Competition. Viewers will meet a cast of characters, extraordinary young organists, judges, audience members, and Longwood Garden’s curators and historians. Along the way, viewers will hear great organ music performed on a legendary symphonic-style pipe organ in a setting of unsurpassed elegance and beauty.

Learning at Home on Mountain Lake PBS is supported by:
Adirondack Foundation
With additional support by:
North Country Behavioral Medicine
Stafford, Owens, Piller, Murnane, Kelleher & Trombley, PLLC

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