Engineers from Black & Veatch introduced this year’s six-week long mentoring program with the topic “Explore Your Dream Career” and shared insights about what engineers do. The first week’s activities focused on the water cycle and activities designed to have students solve engineering problems with applied learning. Students worked in teams to create the tallest freestanding ...Continue Reading
Watch a scene from the upcoming Inspector Lewis, Season 7: Entry Wounds: Hathaway gets to work on his first case as an inspector, with the help of his new partner, DS Lizzie Maddox. The crime is a complicated one that bridges the worlds of neurosurgery, blood sports and animal rights. Lewis, struggling to adapt to retired ...Continue Reading
Who gets bullied? Someone who’s really tall or someone who’s overweight? Someone who does well in school or someone who does poorly? Someone who is a specific race or sexuality? Someone who speaks with an accent? Who does the bullying? Someone who is cool, mean or thoughtless? Or perhaps it’s an invisible, online bully? And what exactly ...Continue Reading
The clouds surrounding the U.S. Senate race finally cleared as a three-judge panel meeting in Topeka ruled that Democrats do not have to nominate a replacement candidate for Chad Taylor, who abruptly removed himself from the race last month. Hours later, a possible appeal was dropped and the state ordered local officials to print ballots and ...Continue Reading
Six of Kansas City, Missouri’s, fountains, as well as several privately-owned fountains and fountains owned by surrounding cities are dyed bright blue to celebrate the Royals making it to the playoffs for the first time in 29 years.
KCPT hosted its second annual Echoes and Reflections professional development workshop on October 2 for twenty teachers from the metropolitan area and as far away as Rolla, Missouri. KCPT’s Nick Haines introduced the workshop and shared resources from KCPT and PBS for teaching history. Jessica Rockhold, Director of Education at Midwest Center for Holocaust Education, provided ...Continue Reading