Welcome to PBS Teacher Previews, the weekly newsletter from PBS Online
designed specifically for preK-12 educators.
The resources listed below are grouped into subject areas that
correlate with those found on PBS TeacherSource
(http://pbs.org/teachersource/), PBS's Web site for preK-12 educators.
Grade level, resource type and extended taping rights codes are also
indicated for each listing.
To make the most effective use of this publication, please consult the
"Teacher Code Key" at the end of this document.
Note: Please always check with your local PBS station for a complete
schedule of exact dates and times for PBS television programs. PBS
television schedules are created at the local level, so some national
programs may not be available in your area. All PBS programs listed in
this newsletter allow for off-air taping and subsequent classroom usage
of one year or more. For complete details, please visit the TV For
Teachers section of PBS TeacherSource at
ARTS & LITERATURE
Life 360 "Six Degrees of Separation"
Friday, October 5, 2001 (9-10:00 pm)
Each episode of this innovative new series explores an intriguing theme
through a dynamic mix of segments drawing on the storytelling craft of
the best and brightest independent filmmakers, writers, comedians,
musicians, performance artists, and journalists commenting on life
today. The premiere episode explores the surprising ways we are
connected to one another. (CC, Stereo, 1 year)
Take another look at the world around you at the companion site.
Experience multimedia stories, sound off at weekly chats, access a
teacher's guide and more.
Egg the arts show "Scrambled Eggs 3"
Friday, beginning October 5, 2001 (10-10:30 pm)
EGG takes viewers off the beaten path to experience the excitement,
diversity, and raw energy of the arts nationwide. This episode serves
up tasty highlights of the previous season including pieces on body
adornment and Butoh, Japan's dance of darkness. (CC, Stereo, 1 year)
At the companion site, embark upon an in-depth exploration of the arts
in America. Learn more about the works featured on the program, view
video clips, and access information on the arts in your area.
Get into the groove and access a variety of resources for teaching
musical concepts at this award-winning companion site. Learn about the
Continental Harmony project, jam in the Sound Lounge, and more. Plus,
access interdisciplinary lesson plans that incorporate music and
Imperial China: The Art of the Horse
Kentucky Educational Television (KET) -- Lexington, Kentucky
Take a journey through Chinese history and explore the role of the
horse in Chinese culture with this companion site to the KET program
that captures the International Museum of the Horse art exhibit. View
artifacts of more than 3,000 years of civilization, trace the ever-
evolving relationship between humans and horses, follow the ebb and
flow of China's imperial dynasties, and more.