Free STEM Education Webinars From NASA Educator Professional Development
Audience: In-service, Pre-service, Home School and Informal Educators
The NASA STEM Educator Professional Development Collaborative (EPDC) at Texas State University is presenting a series of free webinars open to all educators. Join NASA education specialists to learn about activities, lesson plans, educator guides and resources that bring NASA into your classroom. Registration is required to participate. To register, simply click on the link provided beneath the webinar description.
December 20, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. ET: Don't Count NASA Out of Your Math Classes: Exploring Exoplanets Using Math (Grades 7-10) – In this webinar, we will learn about how scientists use math to learn about distant planets. Using Kepler's laws, algebra and geometry, we can gather a plethora of information on planet size, speed and movement in our search for planets similar to our own! The activity discussed in this webinar covers math standards pertaining to radicals and linear and exponential models, as well as Next Generation Science Standards in space science. Register online to participate. https://www.etouches.com/210405
January 3, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. ET: Don't Count NASA Out of Your Math Classes: Mass vs. Weight (Grades K-12) – Participants will learn about hands-on standards aligned activities using mass and weight. They will also learn about micro-gravity on-board the International Space Station. Register online to participate. https://www.etouches.com/207364
January 4, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. ET: Aeronautics — Come Fly with Us: Balloons and Kites for Elementary Educators (Grades K-5) – The webinar will focus on a NASA educator guide with flight activities in Science, Math, Language Arts, Art and Engineering Design. The webinar will include the history of kites and balloons. https://www.nasa.gov/pdf/265907main_The_Courage_to_Soar.pdf. Register online to participate. https://www.etouches.com/217984
January 5, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. ET: Aeronautics — Come Fly with Us: Flying Things In Your Classroom (Grades 4-8) – Capture the excitement of STEM with your students as we explore the principles and physics of flight with flying things in your classroom. Using NASA online resources and simple, inexpensive STEM classroom activities and design challenges, we’ll investigate the parts of an airplane, what makes an airplane fly, and how can we model aircraft that can fly in your classroom. Take off with learning, and come fly with us. Register online to participate. https://www.etouches.com/219444
For the NASA STEM Educator Professional Development webinar schedule, go to: http://www.txstate-epdc.net/events/