Free Webinar – Heat, Temperature and Energy: MESSENGER – Cooling with Sunshades – March 21, 2012

As part of a series of electronic professional development experiences for educators, the NASA Explorer Schools project and the National Science Teachers Association are hosting a 90-minute Web seminar on March 21, 2012, at 8:15 p.m. EDT. Learn how to use the NASA MESSENGER (Mercury Surface, Space Environment, Geochemistry and Ranging) mission to motivate your students to investigate energy and the electromagnetic spectrum. Discover how students can create their own sunshades and measure the effectiveness of different materials in protecting against sunlight and solar radiant energy.

For more information and to register online, visit http://learningcenter.nsta.org/products/symposia_seminars/NES2/webseminar21.aspx.

To learn more about the NASA Explorer Schools project, visit http://explorerschools.nasa.gov.

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