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This Week on KMOS-TV 6.1
Play the online Antiques Roadshow Appraisal Game, Mondays at 7 p.m.!
You've always tried your hand at appraising items each week, now you can test your knowledge and track your guesses along with the experts.
Simply visit the site and launch the app from your computer or mobile device at showtime, and when the appraisals begin, enter your guess within the appraisal range and you'll receive points equal to the high value of the appraisal. For single-value appraisals, guess within +/- 10% to get those points! Play along during the whole episode for maximum points. Share your score with your friends and family, and invite them to play along!

Nature Animal Homes: Location Location Location
April 15 at 7 p.m.
Finding a good base of operations is key to successfully raising a family. One must find the right stream or tree, the right building materials, neighbors and sometimes tenants. In the wild, every home is a unique DIY project, every head of household a designer and engineer. Cameras chart the building plans and progress of beavers, tortoises, hummingbirds and woodrats, examining layouts and cross sections, evaluating the technical specs of their structures, documenting their problem-solving skills. Animal architecture provides insights into animal consciousness, creativity and innovation.

NOVA The Great Math Mystery
April 15 at 8 p.m.
Astrophysicist and writer Mario Livio, along with a colorful cast of mathematicians, physicists, and engineers, follow math from Pythagoras to Einstein and beyond, all leading to the ultimate riddle: Is math an invention or a discovery? NOVA leads viewers on a mathematical mystery tour-a provocative exploration of math's astonishing power across the centuries. We discover math's signature in the swirl of a nautilus shell, the whirlpool of a galaxy, and the spiral in the center of a sunflower. Math was essential to everything from the first wireless radio transmissions to the prediction and discovery of the Higgs boson, and the successful landing of rovers on Mars. But where does math get its power?

Kamikaze
April 15 at 9 p.m.
As America threatened to invade Japan in 1944, the Japanese turned to desperate tactics - kamikaze suicide bombers. Now, experts are uncovering the clues to the terrifying weapons Japan sent into war: killer planes, rocket bombs and super torpedoes, all guided by human pilots. Exploring Japan's coast, the experts uncover caves, overgrown bunkers and top-secret bases that hide the secrets to how kamikaze weapons were built and launched.

Wolf Hall on Masterpiece
April 18 at 10 p.m.
Part 2 - Cardinal Wolsey has been forced to move to York. Cromwell remains in London, seeking to return the cardinal to the king's favor. As Cromwell's relationship with Henry deepens, there is unexpected news from the north.
New episodes air Sundays at 9 p.m.

Independent Lens The Great Invisible
April 20 at 9 p.m.
Explore the stories behind the disastrous Deepwater Horizon oil spill,from fallout to aftermath, and its continuing effects on a region dependent on nature. The film includes unprecedented access to footage from the oil rig before the spill. By Margaret Brown.

My Lai: American Experience
April 21 at 8 p.m.
What drove a company of American soldiers - ordinary young men from around the country deployed to liberate a small foreign nation from an oppressive neighbor - to dehumanize and murder more than 300 unarmed civilians? Were they "just following orders" as some later declared? Or, as others argued, did they break under the pressure of a misguided military strategy that measured victory by body count? Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Barak Goodman (The Lobotomist, Scottsboro: An American Tragedy) focuses his lens on the 1968 My Lai Massacre, its subsequent cover-up, and the heroic efforts of the soldiers who broke rank to halt the atrocities.

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The Deadline for the 2015 Young Writers Contest has passed.
Thank you to all who entered, we look forward to reading your stories, and will announce the results here before the end of the semester.

Thank you to everyone who came to the first KMOS Create Expo!
We had nearly 1,000 people visit during the day visiting all the vendors at the Parkade Plaza. The event featured presentations by Vicki Payne and many of our vendors made the day complete. See for yourself!

KMOS-TV Create Expo a Model for Other PBS Stations

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