Category: K-12 Education
The Virginia Space Grant Consortium is now offering an online alternative to our summer programs.
Are you a high school student interested in becoming a commercial airline pilot? Five, twelve-day residential academies will be offered during the summer of 2020 for selected students who have shown an interest in and passion for Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) and have career aspirations to become a commercial pilot.
Summers at the Virginia Space Grant Consortium are busy. Our high school programs, which offer an online component, are very popular and run throughout the summer. The videos above show a glimpse of the week-long summer academies for three of our high school programs; VASTS, VESSS and Virginia Space Coast Scholars.
At the Virginia Tech session of BLAST (Building Leaders for Advancing Science and Technology), eighth and ninth graders learned about groundwater hydrology, volcanic hazards, physics, civil and environmental engineering, biomechanics and coding.
Did you know that VSGC offers programs and scholarships for students and faculty from middle school all the way to graduate school? We also offer opportunities for educators. Download an interactive pdf here to learn more.
Nineteen Virginia community college faculty completed the STEM Takes Flight Professional Development workshop at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center’s Wallops Flight Facility.
The final Technology Exploration Saturday was held at NASA Langley this weekend. Peninsula middle school students and parents competed to design and build penny haulers and robotic arms.