International Space Station: Beyond the Classroom
Thursday 02/08/2018
9:00 am CT
FREE 5-hour Workshop
Educators in Grades 4-8

The NASA Stennis Space Center Office of Education is providing a 5-hour educator professional development STEM workshop.

ISS: Beyond the Classroom

Date: February 8, 2018

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. CT (30-minute lunch)

Audience: In-service, pre-service, home school and informal STEM educators of grades 4-8

Location: Infinity Science Center (Map); Classroom B (upstairs)

Infinity has a cafe to order lunch on site, or you can bring your own lunch and snacks.

The International Space Station (ISS) is a unique, orbiting laboratory that travels around the world and across your curriculum. This webinar will explore how the ISS can be integrated into your STEM, arts and social studies instruction with NASA inquiry lessons and online resources. Also explore the Year of Education on Station (YES), where two former classroom teachers, now astronauts, will spend a combined year in space delivering STEM activities related to the ISS and its role in the Journey to Mars. Let the ISS bring space and the world around us together in your classroom.

Online pre-registration is required to participate.

Registration will be limited to 30 educators.

Registration will close when 30 educators are registered or February 4, 2018.

CEU's will be offered for 5.0 hours of attendance.



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-eight year career with NASA Education, Mr. Culivan taught middle school Earth and Space Science, life science, English, art and coached several sports. 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.