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Vanderbilt Science Support Center

The Vanderbilt Science Support Center was designed to accommodate the professional development needs of K-12 educators; increase STEM content knowledge for K-12 teachers; enhance teaching effectiveness of K-12 educators and STEM graduate students and postdoctoral fellows; and to create relationships between the K-12 and university communities.

News About the VSSC

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 4:02pm

For their sophomore research project, Emma Bilbrey and Natalie O’Dell created a new tool for measuring the quality of the retraction notices of published scientific articles. As the title of their article states, the development of such a rubric is unique and unprecedented. With the mentorship of...

Monday, November 11, 2013 - 10:51am

A solid foundation in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fosters critical thinking and will create our next generation of innovators. Piedmont Natural Gas has not only recognized this fact but has also shown a commitment to enhancing K-12 STEM education through its Community...

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 2:58pm

Hattie Cotton students have grown accustomed to having scientists co-teach lessons in their lab one day each week. To them it has become second nature to enjoy a hands-on science lesson one day a week but that does not mean that they have become complacent. In fact, one could wander the halls of...

Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 4:35pm

On May 11th, 2013 the Belmont University Curb Event Center hosted the inaugural STEM EXPO for the Middle Tennessee STEM Innovation Hub. Students from around the mid-state region showcased projects from several disciplines including STEM research, engineering, and biotechnology.The Vanderbilt Center...

Monday, April 23, 2012 - 8:04am

We're proud to announce the Center for Science Outreach has a new location with more space and easier access.As of Monday, April 23, 2012, our new location is on the first floor of the Sony Building next to Vanderbilt's Peabody Campus at 1401 17th Avenue South.Our new mailing address is:PMB...

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