Sun, Earth, Moon and the Solar Eclipse in 2017
Friday 03/24/2017
8:30 am ET
On-Site EPD Workshop
Educators in Grades K-12.

The NASA Educator Professional Development Collaborative  is providing NASA's Lunar and Meteorites Certification Class
FREE Lunar Certification Workshop open to all educators (in-service, pre-serviceand informal). The certification allows educators to handle and borrow Lunar samples from NASA! The workshop will cover the following topics: rock and soil types on Earth, the Moon and on Mars, volcanism, impacts, accretion and differentiation! 

Educator must be present and attend all 6 hours of the workshop in order to receive certification. Training will take place: 

M. Agnes Jones Elementary School

1040 Fair St SW, Atlanta, GA 30314

 If you have any questions please contact NASA Education Specialist Lester Morales at or 321-867-4411.


*Pre-service educators are eligible to participate but can only borrow the samples once they are employed by a learning institution.

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.