The Department of Geosciences Education and Public Outreach activities include research groups engaged with students and industry, Education Resource Center (ERC) kit and material loans, support for K-12 field science studies and in-class activities, educator professional development, and the MUSEUM OF GEOSCIENCES programs, exhibits, and collections. >>CALENDAR<<
Darwin Day Public Lecture: The Volcanoes of the Galapagos and the Evolution of Life. Dr. Esteban Gazel, VT Geosciences. Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, 7:00. 4069 Derring. (Snow Date March 24).
Research a la Mode Presentation: Ancient volcanic events of the Pacific Plate: messages from the Earth's mantle. Pilar Madrigal, VT Geosciences. Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016. 5:15-6:15. 2062 Derring.
Check News and Events in the sidebar or the Calendar and watch here for programs--Teacher Workshops, Graduate Student Research a la Mode events on Communicating Science, youth programs, public lectures, field trips and more!
The MUSEUM OF GEOSCIENCES exhibits include STEM teaching stations such as the OmniGlobe spherical projection system that shows global earth systems data. There is also an EmRiver Stream Simulation Model; a real-time earthquake display; a large collection of high quality minerals, rocks, and fossils; an Allosaurus dinosaur skeleton; and information about Virginia and local geology. Come visit!
Hokiesaurus Presents: ... is a youth program series developed and presented by Geoscience students. Watch for announcements and follow @hokiesaurus!
Also appropriate for pK-12 teachers and other educators who would like to replicate these activities.
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