Explore Space Tech: XRays on Earth and from Space
Wednesday 08/15/2018
6:30 pm (Eastern Time)
Educators in Grades 6-12

NASA Educator Professional Development is presenting a free 60-minute webinar for 6-12 educators on August 15, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. EST. Participants will get an overview of scientific concepts (NGSS: PS1 and PS4) behind the observations of NuSTAR and go through hands-on activities on x-rays and black holes.

Deepika is a NASA Education Professional Development Specialist at Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. She works to support education in eleven East Coast states ranging from Virginia to Maine. Deepika has worked in STEM Education in various capacities – as a researcher, educator, outreach coordinator, member of a non-profit startup, and K-8 Educator. She has enjoyed building diverse experiences in STEM education and hopes to add unique value to Educator Profession Development at NASA. Deepika has degrees in Electrical Engineering from University of Mysore, India (Bachelors), University of Maryland, College Park (Masters), and Purdue University (Ph. D.) where she researched how to teach fundamental disciplinary concepts in Electrical Engineering.