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Free Education Webinars from NASA Educator Prof Dev

Wednesday, May 24, 2017  
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The NASA STEM Educator Professional Development Collaborative 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.


International Space Station -- Off the Earth, For the Earth: One-Year Crew Audience: Pre-service, In-service, Home School and Informal Educators of Grades K-12 Event Date: May 16, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. EDT Educators will explore the STEM on Station website and celebrate the "One-Year Crew" and their yearlong mission on board the International Space Station. Participants will receive NASA “STEM on Station” resources, lesson plans, videos and education news to help bring space into the classroom. Learn about astronaut Scott Kelly's Year in Space mission, including the 10,944 sunrises and sunsets that transpired during his mission, his need for more than 700 hours of exercise to keep strong, and his drinking 730 liters of recycled urine and sweat. Educators will be presented with hands-on, standard-aligned activities that they can take back to the classroom to inspire their students. The activities will involve radiation, sleep restraints, solar energy and space food. Register online to participate.


 International Space Station -- Off the Earth, For the Earth: Mass vs. Weight Audience: Pre-service, In-service, Home School and Informal Educators of Grades 6-8 Event Date: May 18, 2017, at 6 p.m. EDT "Mass" and "weight" have very different meanings and often are used incorrectly. Participants will explore mass and weight using NASA curriculum that incorporates education video filmed by astronauts on board the International Space Station. Newton’s Laws of Motion, NASA online resources and STEM inquiry activities will be integrated into this “heavy-duty" online program. Register online to participate.


 For a full schedule of upcoming NASA Educator Professional Development webinars, visit Questions about this series of webinars should be directed to Steve Culivan

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