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The Department of Geosciences Education and Public Outreach activities include research groups engaged with students and industry, support for K-12 field science studies and in-class activities, teacher professional development, Education Resource Center (ERC) kit and material loans, and the MUSEUM OF GEOSCIENCES exhibits, programs, and collections.


The Museum of Geosciences will have restricted hours during the VT Winter Break 2014-15: please see the calendar (click on the "month tab")

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)

The MUSEUM OF GEOSCIENCES has STEM teaching stations including an OmniGlobe spherical projection system that shows global earth systems data. There is also an EmRiver Stream Simulation Model; a large collection of high quality minerals, rocks, and fossils; an Allosaurus dinosaur skeleton; a real-time earthquake display; 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.
Follow @hokiesaurus to be reminded about activities.

Virginia Tech | Dept. of Geosciences