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Free Education Webinar Series from NASA Educator Professional Development

Status Report From: NASA Education Office
Posted: Friday, March 14, 2014

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NASA Educator Professional Development is presenting a series of free webinars open to all educators. Join NASA education specialists to learn about activities, lesson plans, educator guides and resources to bring NASA into your classroom.

Understanding Our Sun Inside and Out
Audience: 
Pre-service and in-service educators of grades 6-8

Event Date: March 13, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. EDT
During this 60-minute webinar, participants will learn about the structure of the sun and how to use NASA data to chart sunspot activity.

NASA Online Remote Sensing Resources for Use in the Classroom
Audience:
 Pre-service and in-service educators of grades 5-8
Event Date: 
March 18, 2014, at 6 p.m. EDT
Attend this 60-minute webinar to learn how to join the hundreds of teachers currently using NASA remote sensing technology in the classroom.


Webshop Facilitator Training
Audience: 
Pre-service and in-service educators of grades 6-12

Event Date: March 19, 2014, at 2 p.m. EDT
During this 90-minute session, participants will learn how to be a facilitator for educator professional development webshops. Participants will be trained in preparation and roles of the facilitator during an event as well as possible pitfalls.

The Engineering Evolution: Question, Mathematics and Model
Audience: 
Pre-service and in-service educators of grades 6-8

Event Date: March 20, 2014, at 4 p.m. EDT
During this 60-minute webinar, participants will learn an engaging hands-on activity that uses everyday materials to create a satellite model to demonstrate how NASA uses the engineering design process.

For more information about these webinars and to register online, visit https://paragon-tec.adobeconnect.com/admin/show-event-catalog.

Questions about this series of webinars should be directed to John Entwistle at john.d.entwistle@nasa.gov.

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