Today (23 April): NASA STEM Educator Professional Development Collaborative Presents “Explore Earth: CCRI – Urban Heat Islands” Webinar


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The NASA STEM Educator Professional Development Collaborative (EPDC) is presenting a series of webinars open to all educators. All pre-service, K-12, and informal educators, as well as university faculty, are invited to join NASA education specialists to learn about NASA missions, activities, lesson plans, educator guides, and online resources that integrate NASA and STEM into the classroom.

An upcoming webinar, “”Explore Earth: CCRI – Urban Heat Islands” is geared toward educators in grades 9-12. The webinar will take place on Thursday, 23 April at 3:00 p.m. PT. Participants will learn about a unit plan recently approved by SMD Product review for students in grades 9-12 that uses innovative technology to understand the changing climate in urban areas and create solutions to the ongoing environmental problems in cities. The unit utilizes a variety of resources, such as NASA EOSDIS Worldview, Terra MODIS data, GLOBE, NASA Scientific Visualization Studio videos, NASA Climate Kids games, and more.

To register for the webinar, click here.

To explore the Unit Plan on “Urban Heat Islands,” click here.

For more information on CCRI, click here.



News origin: GLOBE Implementation Office


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