Science & Nature

Islands of Wonder

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 8:00pm

Journey to three of the most exotic, mysterious and remote islands on the planet: Madagascar, Borneo and Hawaii.


The National Parks: America's Best Idea

Thu, 06/25/2020 - 9:00pm

In this episode of the six part series Ken Burns investigates the efforts of Theodore Roosevelt, John Muir and others to preserve and protect pristine lands.

The National Parks: America's Best Idea

Thu, 06/18/2020 - 9:00pm

This six-part documentary series, directed by Ken Burns and co-produced with Dayton Duncan, is the story of an idea as uniquely American as the Declaration of Independence and just as radical.

NOVA Australia's First 4 Billion Years

Wed, 06/17/2020 - 9:00pm

Of all the continents on Earth, none preserves a more spectacular story of our planet's origins than Australia. 

Asian Americans PBS LearningMedia Collection

PBS LearningMedia has a wide range of learning resources for students in grades 7-12th grade, focused on Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage and PBS's Asian American series including the full Asian Americans series

World Questions: Coronavirus

Sun, 05/10/2020 - 9:00pm

This radio special explores the global impact of COVID-19 with a panel of leading public health experts, politicians and economists from around the world. 

Inventing Tomorrow: On-Demand

Meet passionate teenage innovators from around the globe who are creating cutting-edge solutions to confront the world’s environmental threats – found right in their own backyards – while navigating the doubts and insecurities that mark adolescence. 

Inventing Tomorrow

WXXI Education has pulled together resources from Inventing Tomorrow and supplemental educational tools from PBS LearningMedia that focus on the following topics: environmental activism, environmental engineering, engineering design process, problem solving, citizen science, and more. 

Frontline: Coronavirus Pandemic

Tue, 04/21/2020 - 9:00pm

Frontline presents a special report on the U.S. government response to the coronavirus and the human toll.

Ken Burns Presents The Gene: An Intimate History

Tue, 04/14/2020 - 8:00pm

Based on Pulitzer Prize-winning author Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee’s book of the same name, this two part documentary concludes tonight.

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