Aug 23 2019

NASA Professional Development for STEM Teachers of Grades K-8

August 23, 2019

8:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Location

College of Nursing Event Center (3rd Floor)

Address

845 S. Damen Ave., Chicago, IL 60612

Using NASA Resources to Reinforce Science & Engineering Education Practices

This is a free professional development opportunity for science educators in grades K-8. Register with the link below for full details and schedule. Participants should park in the Wood St. parking garage; parking stickers will be provided.

8:30am–9
Registration and Continental Breakfast

9am–9:15
Welcome and Introductions
Presented by Dr. Araceli Martinez Ortiz

9:15am–10
Content Learning and Identity Construction in Mathematics and Science
Presented by Dr. Maria Varelas and Dr. Danny B. Martin

10am–11
NASA STEM Earth Science: The Importance of Soil and Water
A NASA STEM inquiry activity will guide participating educators through NGSS alignment with the 8 Science and Engineering Practices.

11am–12pm
NASA BEST (Beginning Engineering, Science and Technology)
Moon to Mars: Engineering Design Challenge

12pm–12:30
Lunch and Group Discussion

12:30pm–1:30
Apollo to Orion, Small Steps to Giant Leaps
Entry, Descent and Landing Engineering Design Challenge

Register here

Contact

Maria Varelas

Date posted

Jul 17, 2019

Date updated

Jul 17, 2019