Explore Humans In Space: Biotechnical and Medical Science Spinoffs
Tuesday 10/20/2020
6:00 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 has a long history of transferring technologies from their original mission applications to secondary uses. Join us to learn about the latest edition of the NASA Spinoff Publication that has highlighted over 2,000 different ways that NASA spinoff technology is impacting our daily lives, specifically the Biotechnical and Medical Spinoffs.  We will also be Celebrating Station Science as part of a yearlong celebration for the International Space Station.

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.”