Explore Solar System and Beyond: Art and The Cosmic Connection
Tuesday 06/09/2020
1:00 pm ET
FREE 1-hour Webinar
Parents and Educators serving Grades PK-12 and beyond

The NASA Educator Professional Development Collaborative is providing a FREE 1-hour webinar for educators, parents, and home schoolers.

Participants will learn about the Solar System and Beyond. Engage with activities that bring Art into the STEM classroom. Come learn about Art & The Cosmic Connection, a NASA STEAM Activity that allows students of all ages to engage in art activites while exploring various features throughout our solar system.

Dr. Barbie Buckner is a 20+ year STEM classroom teacher with a Doctorate’s Degree in Mathematics Education from the University of Louisville. Her research interest included the impact of technology on student achievement and teacher behavior. Buckner recently served as a 2013-14 Einstein Fellow at the National Science Foundation Education and Human Resources Directorate where she collaborated with colleagues on learning, learning environments, boarding participating and workforce development. Barbie sees education as her calling and has spent her life sharing her love for learning with everyone around her. Knowing that today’s student will compete in a global economy, Barbie says that “It is imperative that today’s students are prepared with consistent rigorous and relevant standards that produce more STEM majors, particularly women, to keep this great nation at the forefront in technology, innovation, and advancement.”