Engineering is Out of this World: Moon to Mars
Friday 03/15/2019 
9:00 am ET

Located at WACO Air Museum
1865 S. County Rd. 25A,Troy.OH 45373

 Educators in Grades K-12

Explore inquiry-based and problem–based learning strategies with Rockets and Space Vehicles. Prepare to bring engineering challenges and the adventures of space travel to your students in the classroom. NASA educational websites introduced will provide the educators new curriculum ideas to assist in reaching the CORE learning standards and the Ohio Science standards for STEM.


9:00-9:30        Welcome - Coffee and Bagels provided.

9:30-10:00     Team Work- Let’s Get organized

10:00-10:30    Engineering Design: Light but Strong

10:30-11:30    Supporting Science: Marshmallow Shooters

11:30-12:00     Lunch (Please bring your lunch)

12:00-1:00       Engineering Design Challenge- Orion: Human Spacecraft

1:00-3:00        Launching Orion: Entry Decent and Landing






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.