ISS - Off the Earth For the Earth: One Year Crew
Tuesday 05/16/2017
6:30 pm ET (3:30 pm PT)
FREE 1-hour Webinar
Educators in Grades K-12

The NASA Educator Professional Development Collaborative at
Texas State University is providing a 1-hour webinar.

NASA Educator Professional Development is presenting a free 60-minute webinar for educators.


International Space Station - One Year Crew Mission. Educators will explore STEM on Station and celebrates the "One Year Crew" and their year-long mission onboard the ISS. Participants will receive NASA STEM on Station resources, lesson plans, videos and education news that allow them to discover how to bring space into their classrooms. They will learn about Astronaut Scott Kelly's Year in Space mission, including the 10,944 sunrises and sunsets, his need for more than 700 hours of exercise to keep strong, and how he will drink 730 liters of recycled urine and sweat. Educators will be presented with hands-on, standard aligned activities involving radiation, sleep restraints, solar energy and space food that they can take back to the classroom to inspire their students

 This educational activity aligns to NASA Education API 2.4.2 - Continue to support STEM educators through the delivery of NASA education content and engagement in educator professional development opportunities.


Barbara Buckner is a 20-year STEM classroom teacher with a Doctorate’s Degree in Mathematics Education from the University of Louisville.  Her research interest included the impact of technology on student achievement and teacher behavior.  Buckner recently served as a 2013-14 Einstein Fellow at the National Science Foundation Education and Human Resources Directorate under the supervision of Dr. Joan Ferrini-Mundy where she collaborated with colleagues on learning, learning environments, boarding participating and workforce development.Barbara sees education as her calling and has spent her life sharing her love for learning with everyone around her. Knowing that today’s student will compete in a global economy, Barbara says that “It is imperative that today’s students are prepared with consistent rigorous and relevant standards that produce more STEM majors, particularly women, to keep this great nation at the forefront in technology, innovation, and advancement.”