NASA STEM: What Can Trees Tell US About Climate Change and Forest Ecosystems
Thursday 06/10/2021
1:00 pm ET
FREE 1-hour Webinar
Educators in Grades 4-12

The NASA Educator Professional Development Collaborative at
Texas State University is providing a 1-hour webinar.


Explore how to integrate trees into your neighborhood science programs. we will use GLOBE Observer activities tp explore the role of trees through a fun game of tag and use various tools and methods to measure tree height. Use data to determine how sensitive trees are  to climate conditions such as rain and temperature.  The webinar will use images from satellites and interactive technology to discover why forests are considered one of the world’s most important ecosystems. 

Susan Kohler is the current Education Professional Development Specialist at Glenn Research Center and serves the states of Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Minnesota. She has more than 25 years of progressively responsible K-12 educational leadership experience. She has served as Asst. Principal, Principal, Curriculum Director, Math/Science Consultant and Asst. Superintendent. Susan taught science for 13 years at the high school level. Her expertise in STEM and professional development is combined with her knowledge of new technology trends and innovative instructional strategies. Susan holds a Master’s in Education Administration from Bowling Green State College as well as a Bachelors degree of Science in Biological Sciences with the emphasis on Neurophysiology from Ramapo College in New Jersey.