NASA STEM: Earth Spheres-Exploring Earth Systems
Wednesday 01/19/2022
5:00 pm ET
FREE 1-hour Webinar
Educators in Grades K-12
The NASA Educator Professional Development Collaborative at
Texas State University is providing a 1-hour webinar.

Explore STEM integrated teaching strategies designed to introduce students to aspects of the atmosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, and lithosphere/geosphere and how they are interrelated. The lessons allow students to rely less on the teacher for information and instruction, and more on themselves as independent learners. The webinar will include:

1. Introduction to the relationship among different Earth systems. 

2. Identify visible features on Earth with “spheres” or systems of Earth. 

3. Explore satellites associated with studying imagery from space.


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.