Area schools are invited to visit downtown Roanoke for a preview of the science festival.
School Preview Day is School Preview Day is 9 AM to 5 PM on Friday, September 30 in downtown Roanoke.
School Preview Day is hosted by the Science Museum of Western Virginia, with participating locations that include Center in the Square, Taubman Museum of Art, O. Winston Link Museum, Virginia Museum of Transportation, Jefferson Center, and Jefferson College of Health Sciences.
Virginia Tech's Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology (ICAT) and the Science Museum of Western Virginia have forged a unique relationship. For ICAT and Virginia Tech, the partnership supports the pathway of university research to public engagement. For the museum, the partnership provides programming, exhibits, expertise, and interns. Dr. Phyllis Newbill, a jointly supported researcher in informal education, facilitates faculty, students, and staff from both organizations to catalyze and sustain this collaboration. The partnership includes the joint production of the Virginia Tech Science Festival, as well as exhibits, workshops, and camps.
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