The Wisconsin Channel Livestream
Issues In Genetic Engineering and Food
Tom Zinnen, Biotechnology Specialist, UW-Madison and UW-Extension, discusses how genetic engineering can create disease-resistant crops. Zinnen talks about citrus greening, a disease that is ravaging orange orchards around the world, and how genetic engineering is providing ways to control it, and genetically engineered Golden Rice, which by adding Vitamin A, can help to reduce cases of blindness.
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The Cherry Tree/Matchmaker Matchbreaker
Muffy will do anything to have a gigantic Dream Bouncy Castle at her party, or so she thinks. When her favorite cherry tree is cut down to make room for the castle in her yard, she starts to have regrets.
Welcome to the Doghouse/Promises Promises
In a flashback sequence, the Howards arrive on Birdwell Island, and their new neighbors join in welcoming a very big newcomer. Then, Jetta breaks a beach date with Emily Elizabeth because she has received a "better offer" from an older girl.
Tough Enough/How Cool Is Coral
The kids shrink down in the Thingamajigger and meet the toughest animal, Wally the Waterbear.
The Pirate Problem/The Sleepover Problem
Peg and Cat show a group of very hungry Pirates how to share tropical fruit fairly.
Telly practices paying attention and controlling himself to prepare for a Simon Says Competition.
Sew Speedy Lone Star Quilts
Nancy redesigns the cutting and piecing of the Lone Star quilt design to make it speedy to sew.