Local science teachers participating in a training workshop
6th grade space science.
to the "Snacks
4 the Brain" podcast about my outreach work.
A traveling exhibit and planetarium show bringing
the excitement of astronomy and space science to schools and community
groups in the greater Nashville metropolitan area. Shows are conducted
by Fisk and Vanderbilt scientists free of charge, supported by a grant
media coverage and photo galleries of the Fisk-Vanderbilt
A program of K-12 outreach, curriculum development, and teacher professional
development in astronomy. Here is a printable flyer
and a poster
about the program presented to the American Astronomical Society.
for Science Outreach
The Center for Science Outreach is dedicated to enhancing the classroom
experience by increasing the use of technology, providing professional
development opportunities to teachers, and encouraging connections between
science experts and classrooms.
Vanderbilt's historic Dyer Observatory is a special place of learning
tucked high atop one of the tallest peaks near Nashville, where both school
children and the public are introduced to the wonders of astronomy and
Local students participating in the Fisk-Vanderbilt
Dr. David James (front row, center) is director of the Roadshow.