Explore Flight: Four Forces of Flight
Tuesday 12/13/2022
5:00 pm ET
FREE 1-hour Webinar
K-12 Educators 
NASA’s Museum in a Box program brings the physical sciences of flight alive to students in grades K-12 using interactive activities. Each lesson is centered around aeronautics with a goal to inspire future scientist, mathematicians, and engineers. The content inside Museum in a Box may be used by educators to supplement curriculum during the school day or as activities for after school programs/clubs. Join in for an hour to learn how you can use the materials as a set or as individual activities. The Museum in a Box program contain activities for three grade groups: K-4, 5-8, and 9-12.

Dr. Vemitra White, a native of Crawford, Mississippi, graduated with her Ph.D. in 2016 from Mississippi State University in Instructional Systems and Workforce Development. She is currently a STEM Education Specialist for NASA Marshall Space Flight Center and NASA Stennis Space Center in Alabama and Mississippi respectively. Also, Vemitra is an Assistant Professor for the LBJ Institute for STEM Education and Research at Texas State University. She is very passionate about helping students matriculate through the STEM pipeline and enjoys developing programs that help students build their self-efficacy in STEM. Her areas of specialization are: teacher and student professional development, engineering education, project management, K-12 and university collaborator, workforce readiness, and STEM engagement/preparation. Vemitra is a member of the Columbus Lowndes County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the recent award recipient of the 2019 Zacharias Distinguished Staff Award , the 2019 Bagley College of Engineering Service Award, and a newly elected executive committee member of the Pre-College Engineering Education Division, member of Phi Theta Kappa, Women's Basketball Collegiate Association, and Mississippi Educators Association. Her active participation in these organizations reveals her passion in helping others succeed. Vemitra is also a former collegiate basketball player where she played 2 years of women’s basketball at Bevill State Community College in Fayette AL and her last 2 years at the University of West Georgia in Carrollton GA. She was a 4 year Academic All American.