Solar Eclipse: What, When, Where, How and Safety
Thursday 07/20/2017
6:00 pm ET (3:00pm PT)
FREE 1-hour Webinar
Educators in Grades K-12

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

On August 21st, most Americans will experience their first total solar eclipse in almost 40 years. What is a solar eclipse, where will the eclipse be seen, when will the eclipse be seen and how will it be seen? This webinar will explore these questions utilizing some of the many NASA resources and classroom lessons supporting this solar event. Also, learn about the important safety of properly viewing the eclipse with your students.

Steve Culivan is the NASA STEM Education Professional Development Collaborative Specialist at the Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. Mr. Culivan develops and provides NASA STEM online and face-to-face professional development programs for in-service, pre-service and informal educators. Mr. Culivan was the Principal Investigator for two International Space Station (ISS) in-flight education demonstrations. He additionally developed and co-developed several NASA curriculum products. Prior to his current twenty-eight year career with NASA Education, Mr. Culivan taught middle school Earth and Space Science, life science, English, art and coached several sports. He holds a current Louisiana teaching certificate in science and English. Mr. Culivan received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Education from Louisiana Tech University and a Masters of Science degree in Education from Oklahoma State University.