Interactive Sessions - Kids' Tech University (KTU) at SWVAC    
2009 LectureKids’ Tech University's Abingdon, Virginia events will be held at the Virginia Tech Southwest Center, located in the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center in Abingdon, VA in October 2016 and April 2017! These are all-day events that consist of an interactive session, which is centered on answering a question about the world around us, and a hands-on component, which features Virginia Tech professors, students, clubs, and community. Kids can take part in the virtual labs and forum after the all-day event to continue to cultivate their interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
2016-17 Program of Events


"So what’s in that stuff? The everyday chemistry that surrounds us."
An interactive session led by Dr. Francis Webster
Radford University Professor of Chemistry

April 22, 2017
"How can animal communication help us understand language?"
An interactive session led by Dr. Mike Bowers
Assistant Professor in the School of Neuroscience at Virginia Tech