Moon to Mars - Deep Space Exploration: SLS Engineering is Out of this World
Thursday 10/04/2018
6:30 pm ET
FREE 1-hour Webinar
Educators in Grades 2-4

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


As NASA expands human exploration by visiting the Moon and then Mars, Deep Space Exploration will require innovations in transportation that include the Space Launch System, Orion and Ground Launch Systems.

This webinar begins with an overview of NASA’s plans for Human Exploration beyond Low-Earth Orbit.

Activity emphasis will be on the Engineering is Out of This World activity resources for grades 2-4.

This webinar addresses the Next Generation Science Standards ETS1.

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.