Explore Flight: Real World Balloon Aerodynamics
Monday 02/11/2019 
5:00 pm ET

FREE 1-hour Webinar
Educators in Grades 4-10

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


NASA EPDC provides a 60 minute webinar teaching an engineering design lesson. Design, measure, build, test, and re-design a neutral buoyancy using a helium balloon. In the Explain section, students demonstrate how different forces affect motion. In the Extend section, students apply what they have learned. This webinar addresses the Next Generation Science Standards.

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.