This week we have a whole new set of installments in our #1 hit series “The Colloquiums”
Geology is an Interactive Interdisciplinary Subject By Anna Balog http://youtu.be/Sdp0LihyxTA
Anna shares with us how Geology is a vital part of STEM education and how it depends on other STEM program
Mechatronics And The PACE-ME Grant by Dan Horine
Dan explains what the PACE-ME grant is and what it means to the teaching of Mechatronics in the region.
The New Biotechnology Program By Stacie Deaver
Stacie explains about the new Biotechnology Program now being offered by Virginia Western Community College.
The New SDV that is coming to Town By Ashley Gess
Ashley explain what the new SVD is and how it will help in student outcomes.
Water Quality and Bugs in the Water by Toni Pepin
Toni demonstrates to faculty how she teaches water sample collecting , analysis, the counting and categorizing of organisms in the classroom
Autonomous Robotic Competition and the LEWAS Grant By George Studtmann
George updates faculty on what his program is doing and about plans for using the LEWAS Grant.
Water Sampling with Engineering Students and DNA Extraction By Amy White
Amy explains to faculty how her program collects; with assistance from the Engineering Department, water samples and how they analyze them. She explains how and why she teaches both the older and newer methods of DNA analysis to her students.