Explore Moon to Mars: Designing a Space Habitat
Wednesday 05/19/2021
6:00 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.

NASA’s new Lunar Exploration program called Artemis will land the first woman and the next man on the surface of the moon. This is the next giant leap in human exploration of Mars. In this 1-hr webinar, participants will learn about the mission, related STEM education resources, and take an in-depth look at one of the engineering design activity that will engage students in real concerns about the design of the orbiting lunar outpost called The Gateway. The webinar will cover considerations in implementing this activity while also recommending enhancements to engage students from diverse backgrounds. Join us for this free webinar!

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.