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 19, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. EDT. This Web seminar features three lessons for grades 5-8, focusing on a real-world understanding of Newton’s Laws of Motion and addresses common misconceptions associated with the laws. The featured lessons are Rocket Staging: Balloon Staging, Lunar Landing: Swinging Tray and Lunar Base Supply Egg Drop.
For more information and to register online, visit http://learningcenter.nsta.org/products/symposia_seminars/NES2/webseminar20.aspx.
To learn more about the NASA Explorer Schools project, visit http://explorerschools.nasa.gov.