Moon to Mars: Artemis, Mars 2020, Resources, and Digital Badges
Monday 07/13/2020
6:00 pm (Eastern Time)
FREE 1-hour Webinar
Educators in Grades K-12
The NASA STEM EPDC at Texas State University is providing a free 1-hour webinar.

NASA is expanding human exploration by visiting the Moon and then Mars. The new Lunar Exploration program that will land the first woman and the next man on the surface of the moon is called the Artemis Program. NASA's upcoming mission to Mars is called Mars 2020. This webinar will provide an overview of the Artemis Program and Mars 2020, and explore educational resources to engage students in STEM concepts that drive these missions. Also included is a quick walkthrough of Digital Badges (micro-credential) for students and educators that provide an in-depth exploration of the Artemis program and related hands-on activities. Please join us for this free 1-hr webinar!

Deepika is a NASA Education Specialist at Texas State University. She works to support NASA EPDC efforts nationally both face-to-face and virtually. Deepika has worked in STEM Education in various capacities – as a researcher, educator, outreach coordinator, member of a non-profit startup, and K-8 Educator. She has enjoyed building diverse experiences in STEM education and hopes to add unique value to Educator Profession Development at NASA. Deepika has degrees in Electrical Engineering from University of Mysore, India (Bachelors), University of Maryland, College Park (Masters), and Purdue University (Ph. D.) where she researched how to teach fundamental disciplinary concepts in Electrical Engineering.