STEM Education

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....

NASA invites you to participate in a live event for college students discussing The Future of Space. Mark your calendar for April 29 at 2 p.m. EST time and come find your place in space!...

VSGC supports a number of Innovative Projects every year for both K-12 and Higher Education projects. This year, 12 awards were made totaling over $80,000....

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....

VESSS (Virginia Earth System Science Scholars) recently won a Programs That Work Award from the Virginia Mathematics and Science Coalition (VMSC). ...

Applications are now open for the 2019 STEM Takes Flight NASA Research Experiences Program. Virginia Community College students in STEM fields with a GPA of at least 2.5 are eligible to apply. ...