A VPM initiative to inspire our community to value science and understand its importance to our future.
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Why Was Hurricane Dorian So Historic?
Climate scientists are especially taking a close look at this storm as it speaks to a great story about our relationship with our coastal areas. This storm broke some big records as it moved along its path, now we can look back and study the storm's impacts.
Henrico County 6th Graders Learn About the Chesapeake Bay Watershed
The 2018-19 school year launched a three-year partnership between Maymont and Henrico County Public Schools (HCPS) to implement a NOAA B-WET Grant. The program, Bay Watershed in Science Education (BWISE), pairs community partners with Henrico middle school 6th grade students and teachers to take action to improve their local watershed and ultimately the Chesapeake Bay.
Submit an event to the Science Matters Community Calendar
We invite you to share your STEM events and programs here with our targeted audience.
About Science Matters
Science Matters is a multi-media educational initiative of VPM, Central Virginia’s PBS & NPR stations. Through our “big loud voice” of Radio, Television and the Web, we strive to inspire our community to value science and to understand its importance to our future. We couple excellent national PBS and NPR content with compelling locally produced segments which feature community partners involved in exciting Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) activities in Virginia. Our community outreach events and our new Science Matters Community Events Calendar are additional vehicles for engaging audiences of all ages in ongoing discovery and exploration of all things science. Learn more about Science Matters