CCH Teacher Academy- NASA STEM Workshop: FFA
Tuesday 09/24/2019 
9:00 am ET
NASA STEM: Project Based Learning
                                             Exploring the Biosphere 

CCH Environmental 
at FFA Camp Muskingum 
3266 Dyewood Rd SW, Carrollton, OH 44615



Come to the Muskingum FFA Camp and experience a two day workshop using NASA resources to implement STEM and Project Based Learning.  Participants will practice constructing explanations and solutions from images and data.  Working in teams we will explore resources to acquire, process and report information to guide student’s ability to build and use science ideas to develop skills in arguing from evidence. 


            9:00-9:30        Getting Organized

9:30-10:30 Site Se              9:30-10:30      Site Selection and Mapping the Site

            10:30-11:30     How to Measure a Tree (GLOBE Tree Observer)

            11:30-12:00     Tree Impact Study

            12:00-12:30      Lunch

            12:30-1:30        Biomass learning Activities (Biomass and Carbon Storage)

            1;30-2:30          Land Cover Walk (Land Mass- GLOBE Observer)

            2:30-3:00          Recycling (Paige Hay)


              9:00-9:30        Getting Organized

              9:30-10:30       Where in the world are Major Environmental Changes

              10:30-11:30     ECOSTRESS Mission

              11:30-12:00     Eyes on the Earth: Engineering a satellite

              12:00-12:30     Lunch

              12:30-1:30       Water Conservation 

               1;30-2:30       Modeling a Catchment Basin

               2:30-3:00       Where will your next meal come from?



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.