NASA STEAM: Let it Glide Shoe-box Gliders
Thursday 10/08/2020
3:00 pm ET
FREE 1-hour Webinar
Educators in Grades K-5

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

Use Problem Based Learning to makea variety of gliders to teach the Force and Motion of flight. We will explore a number of gliders using paper plates,cut out shapes and shoeboxes. Discover what modifications you can make to help your glider fly straighter and further. Explain how the wing design impacts the way the aircraft flies and manuevers. 

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.