Science & Nature

Science & Nature programs on WXXI TV
and Radio as well as online discussion
and special events hosted by WXXI are featured below.

Featured Programming

Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 9:00am
Come spend the morning with WXXI Kids, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, and our partners at Powder Mills Park and learn how to FISH!
Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 10:00am
WXXI Kids, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, and our partners invite families and people of all ages to come out to Seneca Park to explore nature!
Monday, April 29, 2019 - 8:00pm
Witness the change of seasons in real time.
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 8:00am
Explore PBS LearningMedia resources to support the study of space exploration today and the history of the landing on the moon 50 years ago
Monday, July 8, 2019 - 8:00pm
PBS Summer of Space Line-up coming to WXXI-TV includes “Chasing the Moon” from AMERICAN EXPERIENCE and 8 DAYS: To the Moon and Back.
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 8:00pm
This six-hour documentary series thoroughly reimagines the race to the moon for a new generation, upending much of the conventional mythology surrounding the effort.
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 9:00pm
NOVA: The Planets, a five-part mini-series tells the spectacular story of our solar system — a narrative spanning billions of years — through the eyes of the latest and most daring space missions ever mounted. 

Science & Nature

Ready Jet Go!: One Small Step celebrates the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 by discovering what the astronauts left on the moon!  Watch On-demand along with other full episodes. Special airing July 19th on WXXI Kids 24/7 at 7pm
Listen to the NPR Fresh Air Podcast about the book One Giant Leap. Learn how  ordinary people who mobilized behind the Apollo program to pull off the most extraordinary human achievement: the July 20, 1969, moon landing.
Watch American Experience: Chasing the Moon! Episode 1 On-Demand
Watch American Experience: Chasing the Moon! Episode 2 On-Demand
Watch American Experience: Chasing the Moon! Episode 3 On-Demand
Take an immersive journey through Apollo missions 1, 8 and 11.
Throughout April 2019
Join WXXI and our partners as we explore nature in our region! 

Recently Aired

Sunday, July 7, 2019 - 10:30pm
Go behind the scenes with the production team to get a sneak peek of Chasing the Moon, a film by Robert Stone.
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 8:00pm
Meet the scientist whose groundbreaking writings revolutionized our relationship to the natural world.
Monday, May 13, 2019 - 9:00pm
Experience the effect of the changing seasons on Britain’s most wooded county alongside Oscar-winning actress Dame Judi Dench.
Monday, April 29, 2019 - 8:00pm
Witness the change of seasons in real time.
Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 10:00am
WXXI Kids, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, and our partners invite families and people of all ages to come out to Seneca Park to explore nature!
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