NASA Technology in your Classroom: Mission Imagination - Heart to Heart
Monday 11/07/2016
5:00 pm ET
FREE 1-hour Webinar
Life Science and Math Educators in Grade 6-8

Step into the role of NASA flight surgeons with this innovative TI-Nspire™ activity that helps your students understand the science of how life in the microgravity of space affects the human heart. Developed by the space agency and Texas Instruments for middle grades life science and high school biology, Heart to Heart looks back to the earliest days of America’s space program; at NASA’s ongoing Human Research Program aboard the International Space Station; and forward to a manned Mars mission.

Brandon Hargis

Brandon has 16 years of experience as a teacher and leader in STEM Education.  He holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Middle Grades Science Education and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership & Administration with certifications for Principal and Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction.  Brandon became an Education Specialist with NASA in 2009.  He is now a faculty member of Texas State University and is the Educator Professional Development Collaborative Education Specialist at NASA Johnson Space Center.  He is responsible for designing and conducting professional development workshops, modeling best practices for culturally responsive teaching, and developing digital badges for online courses.  Brandon collaborates with state and local education agencies in the JSC region of Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Colorado, South Dakota, & North Dakota.