Rockets 2 Racecars: Session 4 - Educators Go Green at the Pocono Raceway
Thursday 07/30/2015
4:00 pm (Eastern Time)
FREE 1-hour Webinar
Educators in Grades 3-9

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

Get your students revved up about science, technology, engineering and mathematics with NASA's Rockets 2 Racecars (R2R) STEM Education webinar series! In this webinar you will have access to various solar and engineering activities for the classroom and will discover various solar energy uses in Space as well as on Planet Earth. Join NASA Specialists to discuss how NASA utilizes the power of the Sun in our missions, such as the International Space Station and Mars Exploration Rovers, as well as how Pocono Raceway uses solar energy at the Pocono Raceway track! This webinar is guaranteed to brighten your day!


Kelly is a NASA Education Professional Development Specialist at Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. She works to support education in eleven East Coast states ranging from Virginia to Maine. Kelly started at NASA as an Informal Educator, which coordinated various programs and events intended to inspire teachers, students and families in grades K-8 in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) while bringing together NASA missions, engineers, and scientists at NASA Goddard’s Visitor Center. Prior to joining the education team at NASA, Kelly’s professional career consisted of 10 years of teaching Earth and Physical Sciences in various school systems and grade levels in the state of New Jersey. The districts have ranged from urban to suburban, as well as private and public schools. Outside of teaching in the United States, Kelly spent time during the summer as a volunteer English teacher in Costa Rica. She has pursued a career in teaching STEM and professional development workshops for NASA and has earned a Master’s degree in Science Leadership and Management.