Explore Earth: My NASA Data Scientifically Interesting Stories
Tuesday 08/17/2021
4:30 pm ET
FREE 1-hour Webinar
The NASA Educator Professional Development Collaborative at
Texas State University is providing a 1-hour webinar.
     Are you looking for a story to use with your students that features NASA data?  Mathematics is an essential tool for science that helps to construct meaning of scientific phenomena. Come explore My NASA Data resources for learning more about Earth systems from a phenomena-based perspective using Earth science data collected from satellites (Data Visualization Tools). Access lesson plans aligned to Next Generation Science Standards; Discover STEM career connections related to Earth Systems missions at NASA and GLOBE resources on how students can conduct real, hands on science about their local environment. Attendees will have access to NASA resources to support the integration of authentic Earth data into their curriculum, instruction, and assessment. 

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.