Technology Drives Exploration - NASA R2R: From Racecars to Spacesuits
Monday 03/14/2016
4:00 pm ET
FREE 1-hour Webinar
Educators in Grades 4-9

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

Get your students revved up about STEM with NASA Rockets 2 Racecars hands-on activities. Discover the correlations between racecars and rockets with Bernoulli activities and see if the Force will Uplift you...or not! Explore G-forces, the importance of fitness and similarities between race suits and spacesuits. 

NGSS Highlights - Science - PS2: Motion and Stability; LS1: Molecules to Organisms

LS4: Biological Evolution Physical Education – Skilled Movement / Movement Principles and Concepts / Personal Fitness Standards of Technology Literacy - Technology and Society – 4, 5, 6, 7 / Design – 8, 9 Common Core - Math - Measurement and Data

Marilé Colón Robles is the Educator Professional Development Specialist at NASA Langley Research Center and serves the states of Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, North Carolina and South Carolina. She creates and teaches professional development workshops for pre-service and in-service teachers as well as informal educators all over the country, delivering these opportunities in both English and Spanish and is part of the Students’ Cloud Observations On-Line (S’COOL) team delivering professional development on clouds and climate. Marilé began her career with NASA in 2010 as an Informal Educator where she curated and developed content for the Hispanic Education Initiative’s bilingual website, organized and hosted teacher professional development workshops, museum events, and STEM summer camps. She has also developed interactive STEM games and taught virtual lessons in Spanish to K-12 classrooms all over the country through NASA’s Digital Learning Network. Prior to joining NASA, Marilé was a graduate research assistant examining interactions between clouds and aerosols and their impact on Earth’s energy balance while earning her graduate degree in Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.