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Current KTU Program

Current KTU Program

Our 2022 program features four Virginia Tech professors presenting interactive sessions. We are mailing home packets with hands-on activities that kids and parents will do with VT undergraduates virtually.

2022 Program of Events

January 29, 2022
2022 KTU Session 1
In this interactive session will learn about various chemical reactions and why they are important in today's world. After the session we will use a battery and salt water to do oxidation/reduction chemistry.

February 26, 2022
2022 KTU Session 2
Dr. Rau will talk about how the nervous system responds to injury. After the talk we will make a robotic arm using straws, twine and tape.

March 19, 2022
2022 KTU Session 3
In this interactive session we will learn about the intersection of ecology and disease. During the hands-on portion we will investigate how animals/insects use color to hide from predators and you will make your own animal/insect.

April 2, 2022
2022 KTU Session 4
During this talk we will learn about the various engineering design teams at Virginia Tech. After the talk you will build your own motorized boat.