Tuesday 01/28/2020 
9:00 am ET

Located at WACO Air Museum

1865 S. County Rd. 25 A, Troy, OH 45373 

 Educators in Grades K-12

NASA STEM Workshop
            ECOstress: The Fate of the Earth's Ecosystems 

Come to WACO Air Museum in Troy, Ohio and experience a one day workshop using NASA E resources to implement STEM and Project Based Learning. Practice using NASA Images and Data to construct explanations and solutions.  Work in teams to explore resources to acquire process and report information to guide student's ability to develop skills in arguing from evidence . Explore the biosphere and see the value of satellite-based mapping. Practice Engineering Design challenges to solve problems related to ecological stress.


9:00-9:30         Getting Organized- The Importance of Team Work

9:30-10:30       ECOstress and Mission Biomes (Integrated Technology) 

10:30-11:00     To Plant or Not to Plant (Integrated Technology)

11:00-12:00       Earth System in a Bottle  

12:00-12:30      Lunch (Bring Your Own Lunch)

12:30-1:30        Melting Sea Ice- Seashores on the Move ( Model)

1:00-2:00          Global precipitation Measurement (Fresh Water Use)

2:00-3:00          Maker Corner- Make an Aquafer




Susan Kohler is the current Education Professional Development Specialist at Glenn Research Center and serves the states of Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Minnesota. She has more than 25 years of progressively responsible K-12 educational leadership experience. She has served as Asst. Principal, Principal, Curriculum Director, Math/Science Consultant and Asst. Superintendent. Susan taught science for 13 years at the high school level. Her expertise in STEM and professional development is combined with her knowledge of new technology trends and innovative instructional strategies. Susan holds a Master’s in Education Administration from Bowling Green State College as well as a Bachelors degree of Science in Biological Sciences with the emphasis on Neurophysiology from Ramapo College in New Jersey.