Explore Flight: Pressure Suits
Tuesday 05/18/2021
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.

Join us for an educator professional development webinar on Exploring Flight and Pressure Suits.  Learn how pressure suits are used to protect pilots who fly at high altitudes and astronauts during flight and space walks.  Explore NASA activities realted to pressure.  Also learn about the International Space Station and their use of pressure suits when doing space walks as we celebrate the 20th anniversary of astronauts on station. 

Leave with a classroom ready Powerpoint that works great for an in-person, at home or virtual presentation.  It includes embedded videos, links and aligns to NGSS.

 This educational activity aligns to NASA Education API 2.4.2 - Continue to support STEM educators through the delivery of NASA education content and engagement in educator professional development opportunities.

 

 

 


Barbie Buckner is a 20+ year STEM classroom teacher with a Doctorate Degree in Mathematics Education from the University of Louisville. Her research interest include the impact of technology on student achievement and teacher behavior. Buckner recently served as a 2013-14 Einstein Fellow at the National Science Foundation Education and Human Resources Directorate where she collaborated with colleagues on learning, learning environments, broadening participating and workforce development. Barbie sees education as her calling and has spent her life sharing her love for learning with everyone around her. Knowing that today’s student will compete in a global economy, Barbie says that “It is imperative that today’s students are prepared with consistent, rigorous, and relevant standards that encourage more STEM majors, particularly women, to keep this great nation at the forefront in technology, innovation, and advancement.”