Rockets: Launching Forces and Motion in Your Classroom
Thursday 04/16/2015
6:00 pm ET
FREE 1-hour Webinar
Educators in Grades 4-8

The NASA Educator Professional Development Collaborative at

Texas State University is providing a 1-hour webinar.

This webinar will "launch" your students' interest and excitement in
force, motion, and energy with rockets.

You will learn how to explore force, motion, and energy with fun and exciting activities that include: designing, building, and launching simple rockets while recording, analyzing, and graphing data.

This NASA STEM webinar will explore rockets by integrating NASA missions, STEM curriculum, and online education resources into teaching strategies that will help guide educators into a learning journey "blast off."

Steve Culivan is the NASA STEM Education Professional Development Collaborative Specialist at the Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. Previously, Mr. Culivan worked with the NASA Aerospace Education Services Project (AESP) at the Marshall Space Flight Center and the Kennedy Space Center. Prior to his current twenty-six year career with NASA Education, Mr. Culivan taught middle school Earth and Space Science, life science, English, art, drug awareness programs and coached football, basketball, baseball, softball and track in his hometown of Baton Rouge, LA. He holds a current Louisiana teaching certificate in science and English. Mr. Culivan received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Education from Louisiana Tech University and a Masters of Science degree in Aerospace Education from Oklahoma State University.