STEM Outreach At VDOT

Inspiring The Next Generation Of VDOT Employees


There is more to the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) than filling potholes and moving snow. Every aspect of VDOT encompasses STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields.

We invite students and teachers to explore the variety of careers at VDOT through transportation-themed lessons and hands-on activities.

STEM Loaner Kits

Available now!

VDOT has two STEM kits available for educators to borrow to facilitate the Technical Drawing lesson and Sensors lesson below.

Kits contain all of the resources/supplies needed to do the lesson with students. Reserve a kit for your classroom by emailing Syndra Yancey, STEM Coordinator: 804-310-0966 or

Lessons and Resources

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Bridge Building Competition

  • In coordination with Virginia TSA for 2021-2022
  • Students design, build, and present their bridges.
  • Pre-registration is required. Visit the Virginia TSA website to sign up a team.
  • Open to middle and high school- aged students in Virginia. 

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    Page last modified: Oct. 24, 2022