Rockets 2 Racecars: Solar Energy / Training for Pocono Raceway
Thursday 05/14/2015
5:00 pm (Eastern Time)
FREE 1-hour Webinar
Educators in Grades 3-9

The NASA Educator Professional Development Collaborative
at Texas State University is providing a 1-hour webinar.

Get your students revved up about science, technology, engineering and mathematics with NASA's Rockets 2 Racecars (R2R) STEM Education webinar!  During this session, participants will discover how to connect NASA solar and aerodynamic research and educational activities to the solar powered Pocono Raceway Track in Pennsylvania.
Go green!

Select educators will be given the opportunity to earn professional development hours by supporting NASA Heliophysics (solar) experts, and implementing the R2R NASA activities at the Pocono Raceway Track with a NASA Education Specialist on June 7th, 2015! Opportunities to attend the August 2015 race will also be announced, hope to see you there!

Kelly is a NASA Education Professional Development Specialist at Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. She works to support education in eleven East Coast states ranging from Virginia to Maine. Kelly started at NASA as an Informal Educator, which coordinated various programs and events intended to inspire teachers, students and families in grades K-8 in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) while bringing together NASA missions, engineers, and scientists at NASA Goddard’s Visitor Center. Prior to joining the education team at NASA, Kelly’s professional career consisted of 10 years of teaching Earth and Physical Sciences in various school systems and grade levels in the state of New Jersey. The districts have ranged from urban to suburban, as well as private and public schools. Outside of teaching in the United States, Kelly spent time during the summer as a volunteer English teacher in Costa Rica. She has pursued a career in teaching STEM and professional development workshops for NASA and has earned a Master’s degree in Science Leadership and Management.