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Web Seminar: Using the Learning Center as Your e-Textbook with Preservice Teachers, May 6, 2014 Web Seminar
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Web Seminar: Using the Learning Center as Your e-Textbook with Preservice Teachers, May 6, 2014
Grade Level: College, Elementary School, High School, Middle School
Are you a college or university professor of science preservice teachers? Join us on May 6 and learn how you can create a truly integrated and blended learning experience for your students with a customized interactive e-Textbook leveraging the NSTA Learning Center. A panel of professors who are currently using the Learning Center as their e-Textbook will share their insights and answer questions.

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Are you a college or university professor of science preservice teachers? Join us on May 6 and learn how you can create a truly integrated and blended learning experience for your students with a customized interactive e-Textbook leveraging the NSTA Learning Center. A panel of professors who are currently using the Learning Center as their e-Textbook will share their insights and answer questions.

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Web Seminar: Linear Equations: NASA Connect – Breaking Barriers, May 28, 2014 Web Seminar
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Web Seminar: Linear Equations: NASA Connect – Breaking Barriers, May 28, 2014
Grade Level: Informal Education, Middle School
This web seminar for educators of students in grades 6–8 features the student activity “Breaking Barriers.” Web seminar participants will receive an overview of the activity and discover strategies for classroom implementation. Participants will learn how the lesson addresses national science, technology, and mathematics learning standards, including the middle school physical science performance expectations of the Next Generation Science Standards...  [view full summary]
This web seminar for educators of students in grades 6–8 features the student activity “Breaking Barriers.” Web seminar participants will receive an overview of the activity and discover strategies for classroom implementation. Participants will learn how the lesson addresses national science, technology, and mathematics learning standards, including the middle school physical science performance expectations of the Next Generation Science Standards and the middle school Common Core Mathematics Standards for expressions and equations. Participants will brainstorm ways to modify this activity to teach the engineering design process while covering forces and motion.

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Web Seminar: Engineering Design/Forces and Motion: The Great Boomerang Challenge, May 1, 2014 Web Seminar
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Web Seminar: Engineering Design/Forces and Motion: The Great Boomerang Challenge, May 1, 2014
Grade Level: High School, Informal Education
In this web seminar for educators of students in grades 9-12 participants will be introduced to "The Great Boomerang Challenge" and learn how to use it to address the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). The activity challenges students to apply knowledge about forces and motion and the engineering design process to solve a problem. Web seminar participants will receive a refresher on how forces ...  [view full summary]
In this web seminar for educators of students in grades 9-12 participants will be introduced to "The Great Boomerang Challenge" and learn how to use it to address the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). The activity challenges students to apply knowledge about forces and motion and the engineering design process to solve a problem. Web seminar participants will receive a refresher on how forces and motion are related to the physics of a boomerang and learn strategies for guiding students through the process for designing, building, and testing a boomerang. Participants will also brainstorm possible modifications.

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Web Seminar: Ice Cores, Climate, and Career Pathways, May 1, 2014 Web Seminar
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Web Seminar: Ice Cores, Climate, and Career Pathways, May 1, 2014
Grade Level: College, High School
The recent IPCC Fifth Assessment Report underscores the importance of climate change on our lives and on the lives of our children. College and university professors, community college faculty and high school teachers have an opportunity to clearly convey climate change facts and to inspire their students to enter careers in science and engineering that will enable them to contribute their skills to adaptation and mitigation efforts that are important...  [view full summary]
The recent IPCC Fifth Assessment Report underscores the importance of climate change on our lives and on the lives of our children. College and university professors, community college faculty and high school teachers have an opportunity to clearly convey climate change facts and to inspire their students to enter careers in science and engineering that will enable them to contribute their skills to adaptation and mitigation efforts that are important to our society.

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Web Seminar: Algebraic Equations: Calculator Controlled Robots, May 7, 2014 Web Seminar
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Web Seminar: Algebraic Equations: Calculator Controlled Robots, May 7, 2014
Grade Level: Informal Education, Middle School
This web seminar for educators of students in grades 6–8 features a set of engaging activities called “Calculator Controlled Robots.” Web seminar participants will receive an overview of the activities and a description of how they align to the Common Core State Standards in mathematics for expressions and equations, geometry, and probability. Participating educators will learn about materials required to complete the lessons and brainstorm ways to...  [view full summary]
This web seminar for educators of students in grades 6–8 features a set of engaging activities called “Calculator Controlled Robots.” Web seminar participants will receive an overview of the activities and a description of how they align to the Common Core State Standards in mathematics for expressions and equations, geometry, and probability. Participating educators will learn about materials required to complete the lessons and brainstorm ways to modify them for students in varying grade levels.

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Web Seminar: Human Body: Space Adaptations, April 15, 2014 Web Seminar
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Web Seminar: Human Body: Space Adaptations, April 15, 2014
Grade Level: Elementary School, Informal Education, Middle School
During this web seminar for educators of students in grades 4-8 participants will receive information about how space affects astronauts and how this research can lead to a better understanding of Earth-based conditions, such as osteoporosis. The three student lessons featured in this topic are "Bag of Bones," "Get a Leg Up," and "O2-How Much?" Seminar participants will learn background information about...  [view full summary]
During this web seminar for educators of students in grades 4-8 participants will receive information about how space affects astronauts and how this research can lead to a better understanding of Earth-based conditions, such as osteoporosis. The three student lessons featured in this topic are "Bag of Bones," "Get a Leg Up," and "O2-How Much?" Seminar participants will learn background information about bone structure and the effects of microgravity on astronauts. They will also receive a guided introduction to the three student activities that provide a firsthand look at the effects of reduced gravity on bones, the fluid shifts in the body, and the amount of oxygen needed to survive.

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Web Seminar: Pythagorean Theorem: Exploring Space Through Math—Lunar Rover, April 23, 2014 Web Seminar
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Web Seminar: Pythagorean Theorem: Exploring Space Through Math—Lunar Rover, April 23, 2014
Grade Level: High School, Informal Education, Middle School
This web seminar for educators of students in grades 8-12 features the student activity "Pythagorean Theorem: Lunar Rover." With this engaging activity, students use the distance formula and the Pythagorean Theorem to determine the minimal path and minimal time for a lunar rover to perform tasks on the surface of the moon. Web seminar participants will receive an overview of the activity and discuss ways to modify the lesson to include the engineering...  [view full summary]
This web seminar for educators of students in grades 8-12 features the student activity "Pythagorean Theorem: Lunar Rover." With this engaging activity, students use the distance formula and the Pythagorean Theorem to determine the minimal path and minimal time for a lunar rover to perform tasks on the surface of the moon. Web seminar participants will receive an overview of the activity and discuss ways to modify the lesson to include the engineering design process.

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Web Seminar: Center of Mass and Center of Pressure: Engineering a Stable Rocket, May 5, 2014 Web Seminar
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Web Seminar: Center of Mass and Center of Pressure: Engineering a Stable Rocket, May 5, 2014
Grade Level: Informal Education, Middle School
During this web seminar for educators of students in grades 6–8, participants will receive an overview of a student rocketry activity, “Engineering a Stable Rocket,” from NASA’s Rockets Educator Guide. The web seminar will also explore the NASA connections and share tips and tricks for implementing the lesson in the classroom. Participating educators will watch videos of students engaged in the lesson and have the opportunity to discuss possible modifications...  [view full summary]
During this web seminar for educators of students in grades 6–8, participants will receive an overview of a student rocketry activity, “Engineering a Stable Rocket,” from NASA’s Rockets Educator Guide. The web seminar will also explore the NASA connections and share tips and tricks for implementing the lesson in the classroom. Participating educators will watch videos of students engaged in the lesson and have the opportunity to discuss possible modifications and extensions.

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Web Seminar: Meteorology: How Clouds Form, May 22, 2014 Web Seminar
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Web Seminar: Meteorology: How Clouds Form, May 22, 2014
Grade Level: Informal Education, Middle School
During this web seminar for educators of students in grades 5-8 participating educators will refresh their understanding of the relationships among air pressure, temperature, and cloud formation. Participants will learn about a structured student inquiry activity related to the changing states of water and cloud formation. They will review the conditions necessary for cloud formation and learn how to apply them to make a cloud in a bottle.

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During this web seminar for educators of students in grades 5-8 participating educators will refresh their understanding of the relationships among air pressure, temperature, and cloud formation. Participants will learn about a structured student inquiry activity related to the changing states of water and cloud formation. They will review the conditions necessary for cloud formation and learn how to apply them to make a cloud in a bottle.

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Web Seminar: Chemistry of Water: Mars Exploration—Is There Water on Mars?, May 13, 2014 Web Seminar
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Web Seminar: Chemistry of Water: Mars Exploration—Is There Water on Mars?, May 13, 2014
Grade Level: High School, Informal Education
In this web seminar for educators of students in grades 9–12 participants will receive an overview of a NASA inquiry-based lesson, “Chemistry of Water: Mars Exploration – Is There Water on Mars?” Participating educators will have the opportunity to refresh their knowledge of concepts such as how atmospheric pressure and vapor pressure affect the boiling point of water and how scientists use that information to deduce if there could be, or ever has...  [view full summary]
In this web seminar for educators of students in grades 9–12 participants will receive an overview of a NASA inquiry-based lesson, “Chemistry of Water: Mars Exploration – Is There Water on Mars?” Participating educators will have the opportunity to refresh their knowledge of concepts such as how atmospheric pressure and vapor pressure affect the boiling point of water and how scientists use that information to deduce if there could be, or ever has been, liquid water on Mars.

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