NASA STEM At School or Home :Clouds, Rain and Hurricanes
Monday 05/24/2021
4:30 pm ET
FREE 1-hour Webinar
Educators in Grades K-9

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



Students face an engineering challenge to develop a tool they can use to measure the amount of rain that falls each day. Use everyday materials to build a tower that can hold up a tennis ball while resisting the force of wind from a fan. (If you want a real challenge, add a spray bottle to represent rain!) Make it a contest. Explore the GLOBE Observer Citizen Science  Project that involves students (ages 5 - 20+) in real science, making and reporting observations of clouds. Includes lesson plans and other related materials.

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.