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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, educator professional development, and the
MUSEUM OF GEOSCIENCES programs, exhibits, and collections. . . .>>CALENDAR<<


The Museum of Geosciences will be closed during the Virginia Tech Winter Break. Reopen january 17, 2017.

We are redesigning the website. Things will look out of date until we are able to roll out the new site. Thanks for your patience.

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 station 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 cast; and information about Virginia and local geology. Come visit!
(During fall semester 2016 the Virginia exhibits are under renovation.)

Geosciences partners with 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