Explore Moon to Mars: Why is Mars Red?
Tuesday 06/04/2019
6:30 pm ET (3:30 pm PT)
FREE 1-hour Webinar
Educators in Grades K-12

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

NASA Educator Professional Development is presenting a free 60-minute webinar for educators.

Why is Mars Red? In this webinar, learn how to explore red rocks of Earth to explain why Mars is red. Discover how using Infiniscope you can go on a virtual field trip to explore the Red Rocks. Learn more about Infiniscope a virtual space with cutting edge space exploration experiences that inspire curiosity, excitement, engagement, and confidence.

 
Resources covered address National Standards in Science and Mathematics.

This educational activity aligns to NASA Education API 2.4.2 - Continue to support STEM educators through the delivery of NASA education content and engagement in educator professional development opportunities.

 

Barbara Buckner is a 20-year STEM classroom teacher with a Doctorate’s Degree in Mathematics Education from the University of Louisville.  Her research interest included the impact of technology on student achievement and teacher behavior.  Buckner recently served as a 2013-14 Einstein Fellow at the National Science Foundation Education and Human Resources Directorate under the supervision of Dr. Joan Ferrini-Mundy where she collaborated with colleagues on learning, learning environments, boarding participating and workforce development.Barbara sees education as her calling and has spent her life sharing her love for learning with everyone around her. Knowing that today’s student will compete in a global economy, Barbara says that “It is imperative that today’s students are prepared with consistent rigorous and relevant standards that produce more STEM majors, particularly women, to keep this great nation at the forefront in technology, innovation, and advancement.”