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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<<


The Museum of Geosciences is open this summer, but may have restricted hours. Many of our faculty, staff, and students are out in the field or otherwise away, and our ability to respond to requests may be delayed. Please be patient!

SAVE THE DATE: The GeoFair and Mineral Sale will be Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015 from 10-4. This is the same day as the Hokie BugFest. Come on over to campus for some great family learning events!

Check the Calendar for Fall Programs--NEW Graduate Student Happy Hour events on Communicating Science, Earth Science Week, youth programs, public lectures, field trips and more!

Check out The GeoModels Dr. Prince has created!

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!

Geosciences Outreach partners with the VT-STEM K-12 Outreach Initiative and the Science Outreach Program (SOuP)...that makes us Stone SOuP! (a great kid's story)

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.
Follow @hokiesaurus to be reminded about activities.

Virginia Tech | Dept. of Geosciences