Explore Flight: Langley Airborne Research Projects
Thursday 10/28/2021
6:00 pm ET
FREE 1-hour Webinar
Educators, Students, & Parents in Grades K-12
 
The NASA Educator Professional Development Collaborative at
Texas State University is providing a 1-hour webinar.

As one of four original aeronautics field centers, Langley Research Center has been at the leading edge of airborne science and innovation in service to our nation for the benefit of all humankind for over a hundred years. In this second installment of a two-part series, we'll explore some of the many exciting airborne research projects being conducted by Langley scientists and engineers that study our planet and develop new technologies. Relevant instructional resources will also be included.


Dr. Anne Weiss is the Education Professional Development Specialist at Langley Research Center, which serves Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia. Anne originally trained as a neuroscientist, which included a research assignment in genetics at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Los Alamos National Laboratory. Since 1998, Anne has taught Earth science, chemistry & biochemistry, physical science, human anatomy & physiology, and general biology at the K-12 and higher education levels. As a graduate assistant, Anne served as Community Manager of the NASA Educators Online Network (NEON), the subject of her dissertation on online teacher professional development, for the NASA Aerospace Education Services Project (AESP). Anne earned a B.S. in Vertebrate Physiology (with history minor) from the Pennsylvania State University, a M.S. in Physiology from the Arizona State University, and a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from the Pennsylvania State University.