Viewing Your Content Through a NASA Context
Tuesday 04/11/2017
4:30 pm ET
FREE 1-hour Webinar
Educators in Grades K-16

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

We will work through two simple NASA activities that touch on ultraviolet (UV) light from the Sun and satellites. As a group, we will introduce different content using the highlighted activities while emphasizing various engaging context and different real-world circumstances that can be easily implemented in the classroom. Examples of application include production of scatter plots, upcoming Solar Eclipse, weather and clouds, atmospheres and solar system exploration, material composition, and radiation safety.  

The activities that we will discuss how to apply beyond the written lesson plans are:

Marilé Colón Robles is the Educator Professional Development Specialist at NASA Langley Research Center and serves the states of Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, North Carolina and South Carolina. She creates and teaches professional development workshops for pre-service and in-service teachers as well as informal educators all over the country, delivering these opportunities in both English and Spanish and is part of the Students’ Cloud Observations On-Line (S’COOL) team delivering professional development on clouds and climate. Marilé began her career with NASA in 2010 as an Informal Educator where she curated and developed content for the Hispanic Education Initiative’s bilingual website, organized and hosted teacher professional development workshops, museum events, and STEM summer camps. She has also developed interactive STEM games and taught virtual lessons in Spanish to K-12 classrooms all over the country through NASA’s Digital Learning Network. Prior to joining NASA, Marilé was a graduate research assistant examining interactions between clouds and aerosols and their impact on Earth’s energy balance while earning her graduate degree in Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.