Aeronaut-X: X-Plane Glider Challenge
Wednesday 04/21/2021
4:30 pm ET
FREE 1-hour Webinar
 
 
The NASA Educator Professional Development Collaborative at
Texas State University is providing a 1-hour webinar.
 
Take a look back at the history of X-Planes and NASA Aeronautical Research while also looking forward to the future of NASA Aeronautics Innovation. Explore geometry and its relation to aircraft design and how the EDP is like the process that NASA engineers use when designing new aircraft. Discover the science of sound, Sonic booms, and the Future of Commercial Supersonic Flight. The session will end with sharing many NASA websites and updated NASA STEM education and aeronautics resources.
 

 
 
 

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.