Solar Eclipse: Shadows
Tuesday 07/25/2017
6:30 pm ET (3:30 pm PT)
FREE 1-hour Webinar
Educators in Grades PreK-12

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

 

NASA EPDC is presenting a free 60-minute webinar for educators at 6:30 p.m. EST. Participants will learn about shadows and the upcoming eclipse, which is the first time in almost 40 years that all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun on August 21, 2017.


This educational activity aligns to NASA Education API 2.4.2 - Continue to support STEM educators through the delivery of NASA education content and engagement in educator professional development opportunities.

 

 




Barbara Buckner is a 20-year STEM classroom teacher with a Doctorate’s Degree in Mathematics Education from the University of Louisville.  Her research interest included the impact of technology on student achievement and teacher behavior.  Buckner recently served as a 2013-14 Einstein Fellow at the National Science Foundation Education and Human Resources Directorate under the supervision of Dr. Joan Ferrini-Mundy where she collaborated with colleagues on learning, learning environments, boarding participating and workforce development.Barbara sees education as her calling and has spent her life sharing her love for learning with everyone around her. Knowing that today’s student will compete in a global economy, Barbara says that “It is imperative that today’s students are prepared with consistent rigorous and relevant standards that produce more STEM majors, particularly women, to keep this great nation at the forefront in technology, innovation, and advancement.”