Explore Moon to Mars: A Field Trip To The Moon
Wednesday 11/14/2018
6:30 pm (Eastern Time)
FREE 1-hour Webinar
Educators in Grades 5-8

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

Embark on a Field Trip to the Moon with NASA EDPC in a free 1-hr webinar. In this inquiry-based journey, your students will learn team-building, careers in science and engineering, and will design a self-sufficient lunar station. As they work in teams to investigate Ecosystem, Geology, Habitat, Engineering, Navigation, and Medicine, emphasis is on critical thinking skills, problem-solving techniques, and understanding of complex systems as they discuss solutions to essential questions.

Deepika is a NASA Education Professional Development Specialist at Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. She works to support education in eleven East Coast states ranging from Virginia to Maine. Deepika has worked in STEM Education in various capacities – as a researcher, educator, outreach coordinator, member of a non-profit startup, and K-8 Educator. She has enjoyed building diverse experiences in STEM education and hopes to add unique value to Educator Profession Development at NASA. Deepika has degrees in Electrical Engineering from University of Mysore, India (Bachelors), University of Maryland, College Park (Masters), and Purdue University (Ph. D.) where she researched how to teach fundamental disciplinary concepts in Electrical Engineering.