Foggy dry ice storms! Giant beach balls floating in the air! Even a special Mad Science “burp” potion! Kids are dazzled and thoroughly entertained while learning about chemical reactions, air pressure, and the states of matter.
Today’s gardeners can choose from an ever-widening array of plants in beautiful new colors and forms. Bill Malouche, owner and manager of the Kansas City office of National Nursery Products, discusses which varieties are particularly suitable for landscaping in the Lower Midwest.
Social activist Tara Raghuveer presents troubling findings about the frequency of eviction in the Kansas City area – an average of 42 cases per business day from 1999 to 2016, with African-Americans disproportionately affected – and then joins a panel discussion of the issue. Nick Haines of KCPT-Kansas City PBS moderates.
Before opening Auschwitz and other notorious death camps, Adolf Hitler and his Nazi German adherents carried out a grim and deadly prelude. In an effort to eliminate the mentally and physically disabled, they subjected hundreds of thousands to forced sterilization and killed tens of thousands under the guise of euthanasia.
Chuck Marohn, founder of the nonprofit Strong Towns, launches the new Making a Great City series with a critical look at how we build our cities and towns – in Kansas City and elsewhere. Current land use and transportation patterns aren’t cost-effective, he says. Change is needed.