Explore NASA Rocketry!

Thursday 02/11/2021

6:00 pm ET

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

 

Few classroom topics generate as much excitement as ROCKETS! Explore NASA rocketry, physical science concepts, and the laws of motion through authentic hands-on, minds on experimentation and the Engineering Design Process (EDP). Participants will learn more about NASA's Artemis (Moon to Mars) Mission and NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS). SLS is the most powerful and capable rocket NASA has ever built and will send missions farther and faster through space. It is "rocket science"! Attendees will have access to NASA resources to implement into their classrooms.

 


LaTina Taylor is a NASA Education Specialist with NASA EPDC at Texas State University and is deeply committed to providing STEM Education to students and families in urban communities. A native of Chicago, Illinois, LaTina has over 24 years of experience in education with the Chicago Public Schools and is a National Board Certified Teacher with a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership. During her tenure with CPS LaTina has received several grant awards (i.e. iPads, 3D printers, and LEGO Robotics) for students at the schools she has serviced.

Ms. Taylor has worked in STEM Education in various capacities - as a STEM Technology Specialist, STEM professional developer, and Program Director with the Chicago Pre-College Science & Engineering Program (ChiS&E). She has designed and implemented STEM curriculum (K-12), trained families on STEM and innovative technology tools, and provided professional development to teachers on effective research-based STEM integration pedagogy into their curriculum, instruction, and assessment.

LaTina has also been a presenter at numerous science, math, and technology conferences at the local, state, and national levels.