NASA STEAM: Human Spaceflight : Train Like an Astronaut
Wednesday 02/09/2022
5:00 pm ET
FREE 1-hour Webinar
Educators in Grades K-8
The NASA Educator Professional Development Collaborative at
Texas State University is providing a 1-hour webinar.


Join NASA in a variety of exciting STEM engagement activities to encourage students to participate in physical activities modeled after the real-life physical requirements of humans traveling in space. The Train like an Astronaut activities are a physical and inquiry-based approach to human health and fitness on Earth and in space.  Each Mission Handout contains a crew member mission, mission briefing, mission assignment, and mission purpose, plus vocabulary and related NASA facts. Safety guidelines are also provided for a successful completion of each mission! The materials are translated into 19 languages. 

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.