NASA STEM: The Search for Water: Using Data to Communicate Information.
Monday 01/11/2021
4:30 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.

 

NASA is sending a rovers to the Moon and to Mars  to get a close-up view of the location and concentration of water ice.. This webinar will provide resources to use the Images from rovers and satellites to engage students in using evidence for scientific arguments. Learn how scientists and engineers work together to gather and interpret data.  Participants will identify common geologic characteristics to describe planetary features in images on the Earth and the Moon. Problem based learning using hands on inquiry activities will be explored. Resources for educators that include teacher guides, student guides and the images are included in this presentation.


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.