STEM Aeronautics - Wauwatosa Library
Wednesday 02/20/2019 
9:00 am- 3:00 pm CDT
Problem Solving with STEM Aeronautics 


Wauwatosa Public Library 

7653 West North Ave
Wauwatosa, WI 53213 

Educators in Grades K-12



This problem-based STEM workshop will guide participants through hands-on and inquiry-based learning activities related to forces and motion, and the four forces of flight. Participants will be prepared to bring engineering challenges and the adventures of aerospace to their students in the classroom.


9:00-9:15          Introduction and Welcome

9:15 – 10:00     Getting Organized

10:00- 11:00     Forces of Flight /Parts of a Glider

11:00-12:00      FPG-9 Gliders (PBL)

12:00-12:30     Lunch ( Please bring your lunch as time is limited.)

12:30 –1:30     Kites (STEM PBL)

1:30- 300 Smart 1:30-3:00         Balloon Aerodynamics

Susan Kohler is the current Education Professional Development Specialist at Glenn Research Center and serves the states of Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Minnesota. She has more than 25 years of progressively responsible K-12 educational leadership experience. She has served as Asst. Principal, Principal, Curriculum Director, Math/Science Consultant and Asst. Superintendent. Susan taught science for 13 years at the high school level. Her expertise in STEM and professional development is combined with her knowledge of new technology trends and innovative instructional strategies. Susan holds a Master’s in Education Administration from Bowling Green State College as well as a Bachelors degree of Science in Biological Sciences with the emphasis on Neurophysiology from Ramapo College in New Jersey.