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Join us at an event near you!

Friday, September 20

Wild Kratts Under the Trees

Runge Conservation Nature Center


Jefferson City, Missouri

Saturday, October 5

KMOS PBS Exploration Day

Runge Conservation Nature Center

10am - 3pm

Jefferson City, Missouri

Thursday, August 15

Missouri State Fair

Mohler Assemby Hall

Sedalia, Missouri

Saturday, September 7

Get The Red Out

University of Central Missouri

10am - 12:30pm

Warrensburg, Missouri

Films and Programs

Independent LensA Thousand Pines | Official Trailer | Independent Lens | PBS

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Over the course of a grueling eight months, a crew of Oaxacan guest workers plant trees throughout the United States. This intimate portrait shows how hard it is to balance the physical demands of reforestation and extreme isolation while staying connected to the family back home.

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Independent LensOne With the Whale | Official Trailer | Independent Lens | PBS

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Hunting whales is a matter of life or death for the residents of St. Lawrence. When a shy Alaska Native teen becomes the youngest person ever to harpoon a whale for his village, his family is blindsided by thousands of keyboard activists brutally attacking him online—without full perspective on the importance of the hunt to his community's well-being.

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PBSA Brief History of the Future | Official Trailer | PBS

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A Brief History of the Future is a unique six-part PBS documentary series about our futures and how we can reimagine them. Hosted by renowned futurist Ari Wallach, the show invites viewers on a journey around the world that is filled with discovery, hope, and possibility about where we find ourselves today and what could come next.

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Discover the Origins of the First Earth Day

This year, we celebrate Earth Day on Monday, April 22! But did you know that the first official Earth Day was held in April 1970 and included large demonstrations across the country in support of the environment? Learn about the first Earth Day in this video from the American Masters film, A Fierce Green Fire, and how interest in conversation increased during the 1960s as people became more aware of pollution, endangered species, and Earth’s unique characteristics.

Teens Start Composting Business

Does your school compost food? Explore the role composting can play in combating climate change alongside two high school students! From learning the differences between cyclical and linear food cycles to discovering small, manageable steps that help heal the planet, this resource will show your students that they are never too young to make a difference.

Futures Literacy - A Brief History of the Future

Introduce your students to the ideas and practices of futures thinking and provide activities that will let them brainstorm the positive future they want to live, work, and play in! From leveraging advances in STEM that support a more sustainable future to using storytelling to create green communities, futurists around the world are applying their hopes and skills to imagine, plan, and build an optimistic future for us all.