Explore Moon to Mars: Mars Rover 2020 "Perseverance" Science Goals
Wednesday 02/24/2021
4:30 pm ET
FREE 1-hour Webinar
Educators in Grades K-12
The NASA Educator Professional Development Collaborative at
Texas State University is providing a 1-hour webinar.
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NASA's latest and most advanced Mars rover, Perseverance, is our next giant leap in advancing our understanding of Mars and will build on decades of NASA research trying to answer the ever-elusive question of “Are we alone?”. This webinar will focus on the rover's science goals and its intruments. We will introduce actvities that will allow your students to engage in Perseverance's science goals.

Deepika is a NASA Education Specialist at Texas State University. She works to support NASA EPDC efforts nationally - both face-to-face and virtually. Deepika has worked in STEM Education in various capacities – as a researcher, educator, outreach coordinator, member of a non-profit startup, and K-8 Educator. She has enjoyed building diverse experiences in STEM education and hopes to add unique value to Educator Profession Development at NASA. Deepika has degrees in Electrical Engineering from University of Mysore, India (Bachelors), University of Maryland, College Park (Maters), and Purdue University (Ph. D.) where she researched how to teach fundamental disciplinary concepts in Electrical Engineering.