A VPM initiative to inspire our community to value science and understand its importance to our future.
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Teens reflect on the transformation of Tangier Island
Tangier’s youth are the descendants of watermen, ship builders and pioneers. There’s not a kid in the graduating class that... Read More
What are the Hot STEM Jobs in Virginia?
We hear a lot about the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) to our global economy. We are told that STEM is where the jobs are now and where job growth will be in the future. What will the Hot STEM Jobs of the future be in Virginia? Read More Here
Field course equips teachers to bring coastal science into their classrooms
Local mom creates a pollinator garden to control the quality of food for her family
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.