Explore Earth: Radiation and The Electromagnetic Spectrum
Tuesday 09/22/2020
4:30 pm ET
FREE 1-hour Webinar
Educators serving Grades K-12
 

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

NASA Educator Professional Development is presenting a free 60-minute webinar for educators serving grades K-12.  Participants will learn about life onboard the International Space Station and the impacts of radiation. Participants will also enjoy a tour of the Electromagnetic Spectrum which includes videos that introduce electromagnetic waves, their behaviors, and how scientists visualize these data. Each region of the electromagnetic spectrum (EMS) is described and illustrated with engaging examples of NASA science. Come and explore the amazing world beyond the visible!

This educational activity aligns to NASA Education API 2.4.2 - Continue to support STEM educators through the delivery of NASA education content and engagement in educator professional development opportunities.

 

 
 

Barbie Buckner is a 20+ year STEM classroom teacher with a Doctorate Degree in Mathematics Education from the University of Louisville. Her research interest include 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, broadening 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 encourage more STEM majors, particularly women, to keep this great nation at the forefront in technology, innovation, and advancement.”