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STEM Ed Announcement: STEM in Sports Webinar

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 atkelly.a.hartford@nasa.gov and/or Lester Morales at

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