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.
August 16, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. ET: Exploring Beyond the Planets: Understanding Asteroids (Grades 5-12) — Participants will get an overview of asteroids and learn about NASA resources for studying these indicators of our solar system’s history. Specific applications of these activities will be discussed. This webinar addresses the Next Generation Science Standard ESS1. Register online to participate. https://www.etouches.com/242608
August 17, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. ET: Exploring Beyond the Planets: All About Moons(Grades 5-12) — This webinar will discuss the many types of moons found in our solar system and what we can learn from them. Specific NASA resources related to moons will be incorporated throughout the presentation. This webinar addresses the Next Generation Science Standard ESS1. Register online to participate. https://www.etouches.com/242614
August 23 2017, at 4:00 p.m. ET: Exploring Beyond the Planets: NASA and Star Wars — The Connections Are Strong in This One! (Grades K-12) — Are planets like those in “Star Wars” really out there? NASA plans to find out. Join the NASA STEM Educator Professional Development Collaborative at Texas State University for a free 60-minute webinar to learn about exoplanets and the search for habitable worlds. Bring this topic to your classroom with a NASA STEM lesson plan that focuses on sequencing, comparing and contrasting. Register online to participate. https://www.etouches.com/249124
August 24, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. ET: Solar Eclipse 2017: So It Rained — What Did You Miss?(Grades K-12) — If you didn’t see the 2017 solar eclipse, what did you miss? Even if you watched the event, join the NASA STEM Educator Professional Development Collaborative at Texas State University for a free 60-minute webinar to explore the science, views and videos of the eclipse that were recorded by NASA and citizen scientists across the U.S. NASA STEM solar resources for the classroom will be presented for your use year-round. And be prepared to share your eclipse stories. Register online to participate. https://www.eiseverywhere.com/265514
For the NASA STEM Educator Professional Development webinar schedule, go to: http://www.txstate-epdc.net/events/