As part of a series of electronic professional development experiences, NASA Explorer Schools and the National Science Teachers Association are hosting a 90-minute Web seminar on Nov. 21, 2011, at 6:30 p.m. EST. Learn how the MESSENGER mission to Mercury takes advantage of passive cooling methods to keep the spacecraft functioning in a high-temperature environment. Participants will also see how to use the Staying Cool activities to lead students through an examination of different solutions to the problem of how to deal with too much sunlight and energy.
For more information and to register online, visit http://learningcenter.nsta.org/products/symposia_seminars/NES2/webseminar22.aspx
To learn more about the NASA Explorer Schools project, visit http://explorerschools.nasa.gov