Seg. 1: Teaching Climate Change | Seg. 2: 'Walking Wall' Update | KCUR

Seg. 1: Teaching Climate Change | Seg. 2: 'Walking Wall' Update

Nov 27, 2019

Segment 1: Teachers highlight current events and human impact to help students learn about climate change.

Teachers are seeing less resistance to teaching climate change in Missouri schools. The state has adopted the Next Generation Science Standards, and one Raytown High School teacher said, "I've also changed my approach some, in the sense that I really don't indulge argument on the topic at this point."

Segment 2, beginning at 26:11: The architect behind "Walking Wall" looks back his journey moving the stone exhibit across the lawn of Nelson-Atkins.

Through five phases, a stone wall has moved around the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, and, according to the architect, each stage has a distinct story. The rewards of the project, he said, has been "greater than I ever hoped."