NASA Stem Education: Moon to Mars Engineering Solutions
Wednesday 02/06/2019 
9:00 am ET

FREE 1 day workshop
at Glenn Research Center
2100 Brookpark Rd
Cleveland, Ohio

Educators in Grades 4-12

The NASA Educator Professional Development Collaborative at
Texas State University is providing a 6 hour in person workshop. 


NASA EPDC presents using NASA resources to implement Problem Based Learning.  Practice Engineering Design with computational thinking .  Explore STEM resources to build models while acquiring ,processing and reporting  information.  



8:30-9:00              Through Security and Arrival

9:00-9:30               Introduction and Welcome- Let’s get organized

9:30- 10:00            Guest Speaker:

10:00-10:30           Earth, Moon, Mars (Models of size and distance)

10:30-11:30           Designing a Crew Vehicle

11:30-12:00           Lunch  

12:00-1:00             Launch the Crew Vehicle

1:00-2:00              Tour of NASA Facility

2:00-3:00              Entry, Descent and Landing: Touchdown

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.