Magnetism in Microgravity and Beyond Earth Surface
Wednesday 05/20/2015
6:00 pm (Eastern Time)
FREE 1-hour Webinar

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

Magnetism in Microgravity and Beyond Earth Surface
Please note, most of this webinar will be presented in Spanish.

Subject Matter Expert: NASA's Magnetosphere MultiScale mission team member Craig Pollock will be chatting with us about the NASA’s MMS mission, its instrumentation and some of the data they hope to obtain from this very complex mission.

Please visit the website and have your questions ready for the scientist.

El Magnetismo en la Microgravedad fuera de la superficie de la Tierra
La mayor parte de este seminario se presentará en español.

Charla con el Científico Craig Pollock que forma parte del equipo de la misión NASA Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS por su siglas en ingles). El científico nos hablara acerca de la misión, su instrumentación, y algunos adelantos de la data que ya se están procesando.

La conexión será en vivo, por favor visite la pagina de la misión y prepare unas buenas preguntas para el científico.

Dr. Lester Morales is the Education Professional Development Specialist at Kennedy Space Center and serves the states of GA and FL and the US territories of Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands.

Previously, Dr. Morales worked with the NASA Aerospace Education Services Project and the INSPIRE project. Dr. Morales taught middle school science, anatomy, physiology, algebra, and geometry for the Miami Dade County Public School System in Miami, FL. He holds a current Florida teaching certificate in mathematics and biology.

Dr. Morales received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences from Florida International University and a Medical degree from American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine.


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.