Episode 2910

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Tennessee Crossroads

September 03, 2015

Season 29 | Episode 10

Joe Elmore goes to Scott county where a teacher's dream and dedication led to an amazing living history project, created solely by students. Cindy Carter is in Nashville at Class Glass Studio where a simple piece of glass becomes a beautiful piece of art. Stratford STEM High School students learn teamwork. Ken Wilshire explores some of the many wonders that the 444-mile long Natchez Trace Parkway

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Class Glass on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Class Glass

Nashville, TN

A Nashville Artist is blasting her way into the local scenery. Sandblaster Karen Nichols Martin creates artwork that is detail oriented, physically demanding and simply beautiful. Tennessee Crossroads visited Karen's "Class Glass" shop on Fessler's Lane in Nashville, TN for a look at how she sandblasts her unique designs for both private and very public viewing. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.

Stratford Sparta Bots on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Stratford Sparta Bots

Nashville, TN

When you where growing up did you think math & science were fun? Even if you did, you might have hidden that fact from your friends, afraid of being though of as not hip or cool. Things have changed, and now nerds can be as popular on campus as any sports star. On Tennessee Crossroads we found out when he met members of the "first" team of Nashville's Stratford Magnet Stem High School Sparta Bots. Join us Nashville Public Television to find out more.

Scott County Museum on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Scott County Museum

Huntsville, TN

It's an understatement to say a teacher can make a difference. Sometimes the difference can be extraordinary. This is the story of an imaginative teacher in one of Tennessee's poorest counties. A teacher whose vision and determination led to a one-of-a-kind historical attraction, created solely by students. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about the Scott County Museum on the Cumberland Plateau in Huntsville, TN.

Natchez Trace Parkway on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Natchez Trace Parkway

Franklin, TN

Here's a weekend trip idea that's so close, we often forget it's there. The Natchez Trace Parkway is a national treasure that runs right through Tennessee, and it won't cost you much. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Natchez Trace Parkway