Space Food and Nutrition: A STEM Feast
Tuesday 05/12/2015
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.

Space food, MMMMM good! This webinar will explore NASA STEM curriculum designed to investigate space food and the nutritional needs of astronauts. Participants will investigate NASA resources to research the caloric content and nutritional value of space foods, nutritional needs of astronauts and construct sample space food menus, to develop a better understanding of space food and nutrition for human space exploration. Come explore a menu of inquiry activities and other resources integrating this exciting topic and satisfy your STEM appetite.

Steve Culivan is the NASA STEM Education Professional Development Collaborative Specialist at the Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. Mr. Culivan develops and provides NASA STEM online and face-to-face professional development programs for in-service, pre-service and informal educators. Mr. Culivan was the Principal Investigator for two International Space Station (ISS) in-flight education demonstrations. He additionally developed and co-developed several NASA curriculum products. Prior to his current twenty-seven year career with NASA Education, Mr. Culivan taught middle school Earth and Space Science, life science, English, art and coached several sports 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 Education from Oklahoma State University.