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STEM Ed Announcement: STEM in Sports Webinar
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- Subject: STEM Ed Announcement: STEM in Sports Webinar
- From: "Mort Sternheim" <email@example.com>
- Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:02:05 -0500
This is not a UMass program.
Contact information is below.
March Schedule for:
Free Webinar Series -- NASA STEM Mania: STEM in Sports
Audience: K-12 Educators
Next Webinar Date: March 2, 2015, at 4 p.m. EST
Kick off your classroom activities with NASA STEM Mania: STEM in
Sports! This series of free virtual professional development webinars
for educators will help you hit an education home run. Pre-game
connections begin at 3:30 p.m. EST and webinars begin at 4 p.m. EST.
Upcoming webinar events include:
March 2, 2015 -- Sports: STEM Is Newtons Laws at Play
In this session, participants will learn how to use sports to get
students excited about learning Newtons Laws of Motion. Making
connections between sports and STEM is a great way to teach complex
concepts through concrete experiences.
March 3, 2015 -- Hydration Station: The Importance of Hydration in
Sports and on the Space Station
How is living in space like playing in an NFL championship football
game? Both involve circumstances that cause the body to lose water
involuntarily. Astronauts and athletes with low body water can suffer
physical impairment that can affect their performance.
March 4, 2015 -- NASA eCLIPS: Keeping the Beat -- a Cardiac Relay
Measure and record pulse rate before and after physical activity to
learn more about the heart. This elementary STEM activity uses a math
model to look for patterns in the pulse rate data.
March 5, 2015 -- Spaced Out Sports
Learn to apply Newton's Laws of Motion by designing, or redesigning, a
game for astronauts to play on the International Space Station. As
students design a new sport, they will explore Newton's Laws of Motion
and how Earth's gravity affects objects.
To register for these webinars, and to see a full list of webinars
taking place through March 19, 2015, visit http://tinyurl.com/qz74zzb.
Questions about this series of webinars should be directed to Kelly
Hartford firstname.lastname@example.org and/or Lester Morales at
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