NASA STEM:Moon to Mars Engineering Design Challenges
Thursday 12/05/2019 
9:00 am ET

Glenn Research Center
21000 Brookpark Rd
Cleveland, Ohio 
Educators in Grades 4-10

The NASA Educator Professional Development Collaborative at
Texas State University is providing a 2 day workshop at Glenn Research Center .

Visit NASA Glenn Research Center to explore NASA STEM Engineering Design Challenges . Multiple NASA STEM Engagement strategies and resources will be presented to guide  educators in Project Based Learning.  This STEM workshop will guide participants through hands-on and inquiry based learning activities related to physical science, math  and engineering curriculum. 



8:00-8:30       Arriving at GRC

8:30-9:00       Let’s Get organized

9:00-10:00     Heavy Lifting (Rocket Design Challenge)

10:00-11:00    Invisible Forces: On Target Challenge

11:00-12:00    Tour of NASA Facility

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

12:30-1:30     Design a Rover

1:30-2:30        Land the Rover

2:30-3:00        Trip to Gift Shop


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.