Exploring Volcanoes and Air Quality with My NASA Data
Tuesday 03/31/2020
4:30 pm ET
FREE 1-hour Webinar
Educators in Grades 6-12

Join this session to learn how the Geosphere and Atmosphere are inextricably linked. NASA Langley Research Center’s Atmospheric Scientist, Dr. Brad Hegyi, will showcase and explain a phenomenon whereby volcanic eruptions impact air quality and climate. My NASA Data Educator, Elizabeth Joyner, will present the variety of educational resources on this topic and more!  Come and be an Earth System Science Explorer with us!



Dr. Samuel García Jr. serves as a NASA Educator Professional Development Specialist, Assistant Professor of Practice for the LBJ Institute for Education and Research. Dr. García helps facilitate professional development to both formal and informal STEM educators utilizing NASA resources with a specific focus on Culturally Responsive Pedagogy. He also works with faculty serving in Minority Serving Institutions in developing STEM educational tools and resources for teachers to implement in their classrooms. Dr. García’s research agenda is geared towards community and educational change by creating healthy, equitable, and culturally responsive learning environments for traditionally underserved populations. Dr. García. earned both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Texas Río Grande Valley, formerly University of Texas Pan American and holds a doctorate degree in School Improvement from Texas State University.