Explore Flight: Breaking Barriers - Linear Equations
Thursday 01/03/2019
6:30 pm ET
FREE 1-hour Webinar
Educators in Grades 3-5

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

Participants will get an overview of the Maven Mission and activities in the
Red Planet – Read, Write, Explore educator guide.

This guide contains six (6) activities focused on language arts, science, and art.

Discussion will include classroom modifications.


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.