NASA GLOBE Observer: Mosquito Habitats and Vector Borne Disease
Thursday 05/28/2020
1:00 pm ET
FREE 1-hour Webinar
Educators in Grades 3-12
 

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

In many parts of the world, mosquitoes are more than just a summertime nuisance. Their ability to carry and spread disease to humans causes millions of deaths every year. Using the GLOBE Observer Mosquito Habitat Mapper, citizen scientists will be able to add their observations to the data base. Multiple STEAM Actvities and resources will be introduced. We will explore a NASA Webquest on Vector Borne Diseases. 

 

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.