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Science Matters Feature

Did you know that some insects walk on water? Find out how with entomologist Dr. Art Evans and VPM radio producer Steve Clark as they explore the science of water striders.
  • Take a walk through the human brain to discover how your mind moves your body. Move and balance along with neuroscientist, Dr. Catherine Franssen, resident scientist at the Science Museum of Virginia, to learn about your brain and nervous system. Developed for students in grades 4-7.Science grades 4-7.
  • Explore the Chesapeake Bay Watershed and discover how you can be a Backyard Baysaver! Investigate how we are all connected to a watershed and find out what you can do to protect rivers and streams near you. Developed for students in grades 4-6 and correlated to Virginia Standards of Learning.