Thursday 03/14/2019 
9:00 am ET

Located at WACO Air Museum

1865 S. County Rd. 25 A, Troy, OH 45373 

 Educators in Grades K-12

Explore and Experience a STEM workshop with hands-on and inquiry based learning activities related to robotics and the engineering curriculum. Bring engineering and the adventure of space exploration to your students in the classroom. The activities and NASA educational websites introduced will provide the educators new curriculum ideas to assist in reaching the NGSS and Common CORE learning outcomes standards.


9:00-9:30        Welcome- Let’s Get Organized!

9:30-10:30      Making and Using an ISS End Effector

10:30-12:00 10:30110:30-12:00     Robotic Races: (Writing Code for a Kinesthetic Activity)

12:00-12:30     Lunch

12:30-1:00       Introducing Sphero

1:00-1:30        Spheros: Space Academy 1

1:30-3:00        Spheros (PBL Using Sphero robots






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.