Forces and Motion of Flight: Rocketry 101 Webinar
Wednesday 11/11/2015
6:00 pm ET
FREE 1-hour Webinar
Educators in Grades 4-8

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

Launch your students' interest and excitement in forces and motion. Explore forces, motion and flight with fun and exciting rocket activities that include designing, building and launching simple rockets while recording, analyzing and graphing data. This webinar will also investigate rockets by integrating NASA missions, STEM curriculum, online education resources and the NGSS into teaching strategies that will help guide educators into a learning journey "blast off".

Steve Culivan is the NASA STEM Education Professional Development Collaborative Specialist at the Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. Mr. Culivan develops and provides NASA STEM online and face-to-face professional development programs for in-service, pre-service and informal educators. Mr. Culivan was the Principal Investigator for two International Space Station (ISS) in-flight education demonstrations. He additionally developed and co-developed several NASA curriculum products. Prior to his current twenty-seven year career with NASA Education, Mr. Culivan taught middle school Earth and Space Science, life science, English, art and coached several sports in his hometown of Baton Rouge, LA. He holds a current Louisiana teaching certificate in science and English. Mr. Culivan received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Education from Louisiana Tech University and a Masters of Science degree in Education from Oklahoma State University.