Reach Your Goals: Classroom-Ready Earth Science Resources from My NASA Data
Monday 09/28/2020
4:30 pm ET
FREE 1-hour Webinar
Educators in Grades K-12
In this EPDC session, participants will learn about new (and recently-updated) resources from My NASA Data that enable educators to integrate NASA data in a variety of ways. No matter if you are a virtual or face-to-face educator, MND has something for you.  You will not want to miss the resources that integrate Google Classroom and other interactive (and customizable) teaching tools. You will walk away from this session with resources that integrate the science practice of data analysis using Earth Science topics that are ready to implement the next day.



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.