NASA STEM Citizen Science: Step Outside for Experiential Learning
Monday 06/17/2019 
9:00 am ET

NASA STEM Citizen Science Educator Workshop

            Step Outside for Experiential Learning  

The NASA Educator Professional Development Collaborative at
Texas State University is providing a 1 day workshop at Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio  


Come to NASA Glenn Research Center and experience a one day workshop using NASA GLOBE resources to implement STEM and Problem Based Learning. Learn how to classify land cover in a grid • Visualize a pixel and match land cover to the pixel scale • Explore the purpose of land cover mapping and see the value of satellite-based mapping. Practice Citizen Science with GLOBE mobile apps. Implement Inquiry learning with the NASA STEM resources to while acquiring, processing and reporting information.  



8:30-9:00        Through Security and Arrival

9:00-9:30        Getting Organized- The importance of Team Work

9:30-10:30 Clou9:   9:30-10:30      Clouds and Aerosols 

10:30-11:30 Bui      10:30-11:30      Building  a Mosquito Trap (Classification of Mosquito Larva)

11:30-12:00     Lunch (Bring Your Own Lunch)

12:00-1:00      Land Cover Walk

1:00-2:00        Pixel Land Cover Maps ( Using Manipulatives) 

2:00-3:00        Trees (GPS tagging and measurement)

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.