LEAD @ UVA
Learning through Experimentation Awareness and Demonstration
Support Charlottesville Schools
Although the current crisis has led to the cessation of in-person classroom visits and events by LEAD, our volunteers remain dedicated to promoting science awareness and education within our local community. To that end, we are pursing alternative methods to safely provide meaningful connections between young students and our chemistry graduate volunteers. Please stay tuned for new events, as we work with teachers and parents alike, to adjust to this evolving situation.
If you are interested in assisting families who are facing a financial disadvantage due to the pandemic, please consider volunteering with C'ville STEM. Your time would help provide basic supplies for at-home learning. To learn more, check out our Support Your Community page.
We coordinate with local elementary schools to perform lessons with hands-on activities.
We perform monthly visits to the Discovery Museum to teach lessons on various chemistry topics.
We've partnered with BLAST to increase high school student's interest in pursuing STEM careers.
Our annual fund-raising event, perform multiple experiments then enjoy an exciting demo show!