Testing Terror - Technology for Exploration: Mysteries of Saturn and Cassini
Thursday 10/26/2017 
6:30 pm ET (3:30 pm PT)

FREE 1-hour Webinar
Educators in Grades 4-10

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

Saturn's ringed world has attracted attention ever since humans first looked at the sky. We first got a close-up look at the planet when the Pioneer and Voyager spacecrafts swung by Saturn in the 1970’s and 1980’s. Explore the incredible Cassini mission to Saturn and what we know about Saturn that you can share with your students in the classroom. Online registration is required.

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.