ISS - YES - Pressure Suits
Tuesday 07/17/2018
6:30 pm ET (3:30 pm PT)
FREE 1-hour Webinar
Educators in Grades PreK-12

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

NASA Educator Professional Development is presenting a free 60-minute webinar for K-12 educators on at 6:30 p.m. EST.

Join us for an educator professional development webinar on the International Space Station (ISS) – Year of Education on Station – YES! – Pressure Suits Webinar.  Learn about the crews aboard the International Space Station as part of NASA’s Year of Education on Station (YES!), along with educator astronauts and former classroom teachers Joe Acaba and Ricky Arnold.  Learn how pressure suits are used to protect pilots and astronauts during flight and space walks. 

Participants will also learn about current research going on at NASA Armstrong. 

This educational activity aligns to NASA Education API 2.4.2 - Continue to support STEM educators through the delivery of NASA education content and engagement in educator professional development opportunities.


Barbara Buckner is a 20-year STEM classroom teacher with a Doctorate’s Degree in Mathematics Education from the University of Louisville.  Her research interest included the impact of technology on student achievement and teacher behavior.  Buckner recently served as a 2013-14 Einstein Fellow at the National Science Foundation Education and Human Resources Directorate under the supervision of Dr. Joan Ferrini-Mundy where she collaborated with colleagues on learning, learning environments, boarding participating and workforce development.Barbara sees education as her calling and has spent her life sharing her love for learning with everyone around her. Knowing that today’s student will compete in a global economy, Barbara says that “It is imperative that today’s students are prepared with consistent rigorous and relevant standards that produce more STEM majors, particularly women, to keep this great nation at the forefront in technology, innovation, and advancement.”