NASA’s Expedition Earth and Beyond (EEAB) Program promotes student-led research investigations in the classroom using NASA data and resources. It also provides opportunities to connect with NASA or university scientists. Throughout the year, the program is offering a number of free online teacher trainings, as well as classroom connection opportunities for teachers and students with scientists. Below are the events being offered in February:
- Feb. 14, 1:15-2:30pm ET – Classroom Connections Webinar, Grades 4-12: This distance learning event, Volcanoes on Earth and in the Solar System, provides an interactive presentation connecting students with a scientist at NASA Johnson Space Center. Information about volcanoes, including astronaut imagery of volcanoes on Earth and other imagery of volcanoes found on other planetary worlds, will be shared. For more information, visit http://1.usa.gov/y4YMvh.
- Feb. 16, 11:15am-12:30pm ET – Classroom Connection Webinar, Grades 4-12: This is the second opportunity to participate in the interactive Volcanoes on Earth and in the Solar System described above. For more information, visit http://1.usa.gov/y0jpO8.
- Feb. 22, 6:30-7:45pm ET – Teacher Training Webinar, Grades 5-12: This session will introduce participants to the Blue Marble Matches classroom activity, which provides background on geologic processes on Earth and other planets in our Solar System. For more information, visit http://1.usa.gov/y71Yfp.