NASA STEM at Home and School: Moon to Mars Exploring the Rock Cycle
Thursday 08/05/2021
1:00 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.

 

The NASA Mars Perseverance rover will land on Mars in February. This NASA mission will include the collection of data on the soil and rocks on Mars.  This program will feature Earth Science resources comparing the rock cycle on the Earth, the Moon and Mars. Lesson plans to engage students in discovering the characteristics and criteria for rock classification will be included in the webinar.  The webinar will include hands-on inquiry activities, NASA STEM K-12 videos, educator guides and Power Point presentation.


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.