ISS YES: Toys in Space - Basic Physics in Microgravity
Thursday 02/01/2018
6:30 pm ET
FREE 1-hour Webinar
Educators in Grades 5-12

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

Participants will get an overview of NASA’s International Toys in Space resources.

Discussion will be focused on hands-on activities showing basic physics in the special case of microgravity.

This webinar addresses the Next Generation Science Standards PS2 and PS3.

John Weis has been an Education Specialist with NASA for the last 10 years. He is currently stationed at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. In addition to providing online professional development for educators, John is responsible for educational outreach including professional development for pre-service and in-service teachers, community programs and liaising with state and local education agencies in the Marshall region of Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas, Alabama and Tennessee. John earned a BS in Science and Mathematics Teaching with an emphasis in Mathematics and Physics from the Florida State University and an MS in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Scranton. Before joining NASA education, he spent 10 years as a secondary science teacher in Volusia County, Florida. His areas of specialization include Mathematics, Physics, Earth/Space Science, and Astronomy.