Project Based Learning with NASA STEM Resources

Tuesday 02/05/2019 
9:00 am ET

FREE  1 day Workshop 
Educators in Grades 4-12

The NASA Educator Professional Development Collaborative at
Texas State University is providing a 6 Hour Workshop at Glenn Research Center
21000 Brookpark Rd
Cleveland, Ohio 

NASA EPDC presents a one day workshop using NASA STEM resources to implement STEM and Project Based Learning. Participants will practice constructing explanations and solutions from images and data. Working in teams we will explore resources to acquire, process and report information to guide student’s ability to build and use science ideas to develop skills in arguing from evidence. We will use engineering design to build model solutions. 


9:00-9:30           Team Building: Getting Organized

9:30-10:30          What's Up with Earth’s Water Resources? (4 different modules)

10:30-11:30        Modeling a Catchment Basin

11:30-12:00        Guest Speaker (TBA)

12:00-12:30        Lunch (Bring your own lunch- We will have a full kitchen)

12:30-1:00          NASA Wavelength: Questions worth answering. Problems worth solving

1:00-1:30            Tour of a NASA GRC Facility

1:30-2:30             Fire, drought and floods: Who will feed the world?

2:00-3:00             Engineering a Satellite

Susan Kohler is the current Education Professional Development Specialist at Glenn Research Center and serves the states of Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Minnesota. She has more than 25 years of progressively responsible K-12 educational leadership experience. She has served as Asst. Principal, Principal, Curriculum Director, Math/Science Consultant and Asst. Superintendent. Susan taught science for 13 years at the high school level. Her expertise in STEM and professional development is combined with her knowledge of new technology trends and innovative instructional strategies. Susan holds a Master’s in Education Administration from Bowling Green State College as well as a Bachelors degree of Science in Biological Sciences with the emphasis on Neurophysiology from Ramapo College in New Jersey.