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Community Outreach

Public events & resources for community members and K-12 teachers and students

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Check out our fun, educational events and resources for teachers, families, and students. 

 

 

Summer Camps

Give your middle or high school student a sneak peek at college life – from residence halls to classrooms to research labs—and help them to explore different science majors and careers!

Camps are 3 days/2 nights on the Blacksburg campus in July 2022.

 

Teacher Professional Development

Earn professional development points with our FREE workshops designed for 8th-12th grade science teachers.

Summer 2022 Workshop: June 27-29, 2022.

Resources for K-12 teachers

Departments/Areas of Interest

Biology

Massey Herbarium: The Massey Herbarium is the largest herbarium in Virginia with over 115,000 specimens of vascular plant, fungi, bryophytes, and lichens.

Biological Sciences Outreach Program (SOuP)

SEEDS-Blacksburg Nature Center: A partnership between the Town of Blacksburg, the Routinely took CCF interns and guests into the field to receive hands-on experience with our research, including conducting avian surveys, nest searching, and measuring nestling hornbills in nest boxes.

Chemistry

Fun and flashy chemistry demonstrations

Youth Exploring Science (YES) Day camp

Geosciences

Geoscience Museum

Fossil Unwrapping Party

GeoFair and Mineral Sale

Public lectures

Demos & hands-on activities

Mathematics

Blacksburg Math Circle

Math competitions

Nanoscience

NanoEarth

Teacher professional development workshop

Physics and Astronomy

Nicholas R. Anderson Observatory

QuarkNet at Virginia Tech

Physics demonstrations and hands-on activities

Psychology

VT Autism Clinic and Center for Autism Research

The Child Study Center

The Psychological Services Center

Statistics

SAIG