This Week on GCPS TV









This Week on GCPS TV



NASA Shuttle Mission Coverage

On October 3 at 5:30 p.m., GCPS TV will begin its coverage of Shuttle Flight 111. The launch is scheduled to take place at 6:00 p.m.* Along with launch coverage, NASA provides daily highlights of the mission in progress. Flight Day highlights are usually 15 - 20 minutes long, beginning with the "wake-up call" for that day, which is a crew member's song request played over views captured from the shuttle cameras.

Air Dates and Time: Launch: Wednesday, 5:30 p.m., Highlights: Oct. 3 - Oct. 13, at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 11 p.m.
Target Audience: All
Record Rights: Unlimited; Program Provider: NASA,
www.NASA.gov
*Please note that schedules of
NASA coverage are subject to change.


“GCPS Focus”

This week on GCPS FOCUS... an introduction to Gwinnett's newest cluster as Peachtree Ridge High School holds its first informational meeting, making connections in middle school, and it's time for Gwinnett County Public Schools to kickoff its 2002 United Way Campaign.

Air Dates and Times: Airing daily at 6:30 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m., and midnight.
Target Audience: GCPS employees and Gwinnett County citizens.
Record Rights: Unlimited, Program Provider: GCPS TV






“Kids Can Cook”

This educational children's cooking show hones culinary skills, nutrition knowledge, and basic math skills. The fun-filled program is hosted by Chef Matthew Sheeter, of the Kroger School of Cooking, and two student assistants. The first episode Kids Can Cook - Brown Bag Lunches provides simple how-to basics for preparing nutritious meals and snacks kids can pack for lunch. The program also includes
Spotlight on Nutrition messages delivered by members of the GCPS Department of School Nutrition Programs (SNP).

Air Dates and Times: 30-minute program airing Monday - Wednesday at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Target Audience: Upper Elementary and Middle School Students
Record Rights: Unlimited, Program Provider: GCPS TV
Curriculum: AKS Alignment: KHE_F2002-7, 1HE_F2002-7, 2HE_F2002-7, 3HE_F2002-7, 4HE_E2002-9, and 5HE_F2002-10.



NASA SCIence Files: (formerly NASA "Why?" Files)
The Case of the Powerful Pulleys

SEASON PREMIERE - One of the tree house detectives has had an accident and cannot get into the treehouse. Using problem-based learning, the rest of the gang investigates the world of simple machines and physical science and "pulls" together to get everyone into the tree house.

Air Dates and Times: One-hour program, airing daily at
9 a.m. and 8 p.m.
Target Audience: Grades 3-5.
Record Rights: Unlimited; Program Provider: NASA Langley Research Center, http://scifiles.larc.nasa.gov/





NASA CONNECT:
The Future Flight Equation

NASA engineers and researchers use mathematics to design, develop, and test tomorrow's aircraft.

Air Dates and Times: 30-minute program, airing daily at 12:30 p.m.
Target Audience: Grades 5-8.
Record Rights: Unlimited; Program Provider: NASA Langley Research Center, http://connect.larc.nasa.gov/


American Cinema:
The Film School Generation

An instructional video series on film history for high school students and adult learners. Maverick filmmakers of the 1960's and '70s, including Brian DePalma, Martin Scorsese, and Steven Spielberg, capitalized on new technology and borrowed from classical Hollywood and French New Wave genres as they reinvented the American film.

Air Dates and Times: One-hour program, airing Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday at 9 p.m.
Target Audience: High School VBJ Classes.
Record Rights: Unlimited, Program Provider: Annenberg,
www.learner.org/channel




News Writing:
Covering Disasters
The Ethics of Journalism

An instructional video series on writing and reporting for high school students and adult learners.

Air Dates and Times: Two 30-minute programs airing back-to-back on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 9:00 p.m.
Target Audience: High School VBJ Classes.
Record Rights: Unlimited, Program Provider: Annenberg,
www.learner.org/channel