The Adventures of Amelia the Pigeon K-2
Wednesday 09/27/2017 
6:30 pm ET (3:30 pm PT)

FREE 1-hour Webinar
Educators in Grades K-2

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

This interactive webinar will demonstrate activities which engage children in a story-based scenario that emphasizes concepts of remote sensing and how NASA scientists use satellite imagery to better understand the Earth's environmental changes. The story features a pigeon named Amelia and is set in New York City. Activities for K-2 in Earth Science and Reading. Topics include: Earth and space science:Earth structure:Landforms/geography Engineering and technology:Image processing and visualization Engineering and technology:Aircraft, probes, satellites and/or spacecraft Engineering and technology:Remote sensing The nature of technology:Technology and society

Dr. Karen Crow Roark is an Education Specialist for the Educator Professional Development Collaborative (EPDC).  She has been in the educational world for over thirty years working as a teacher, assistant principal, and professional development trainer in rural Georgia to the heart of Washington, DC in public, private, and non-profit.  She attended Breanu University, Berry College, State University of West Georgia, University of Sarasota, and University of Georgia.  She received her Doctoral in Curriculum and Instruction and Educational Leadership.  In 2001 she received her National Board Teacher Certification.

Some of her accomplishments include receiving a Fulbright Scholar to Japan; working as an Educational Leadership Institute Scholar at Harvard University; participation in the Teacher in Space summer program at Huntsville Space Center; and being named to the National Teacher Hall of Fame. She has had the opportunity to travel to forty-nine of the fifty states and several countries overseas.