EPDC News

Faculty of Practice Position at NASA Ames Research Center

Position Description:  This is a short-term grant funded position that relies on continued funding of the NASA STEM EPDC cooperative agreement by NASA. A 9 month -1 year faculty of practice contract will be extended to the selected applicant. The Education Specialist supports the mission and leadership of the NASA STEM Educator Professional Development Collabora...

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NASA Resources in Spanish

Queremos compartir los siguientes recursos que pueden ser utilizados en diferentes actividades tanto en el salón de clases como en actividades extra curriculares. [caption id="attachment_220029" align="alignright" width="250"] Loteria Espacial[/caption] [caption id="attachment_192336" align="alignright" width="400"] NASA STARS En Español[/caption] ...

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NASA EPDC Project Videos

Texas State University provides educators and students with STEM educational resources through the different NASA funded programs: NASA EPDC, NASA FAMA, and NASA MEI. The following videos describe each of these programs. NASA EPDC   NASA FAMA   NASA MEI 2017   NASA MEI 2016

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2017 NASA EPDC Annual Report

On August 21, 2017, the NASA STEM EPDC offices at Texas State University were buzzing with activity in anticipation of a STEM education event: Solar Eclipse day! Millions across the country looked into the sky to see for themselves this incredible wonder. Thousands of educators and students were excited and motivated to see the phenomenon they had been learning ...

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NASA EPDC Hosts Solar Eclipse Event at Texas State University

On August 21, 2017, millions of people across North America came together to witness one of the most awe-inspiring sights known to mankind: a total solar eclipse.  The solar eclipse marked a historic moment unseen for almost 40 years being that the last solar eclipse to cross the continental United States occurred in 1979.  Although the state of Texas was not ...

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An Out of this World Experience: NASA MEI 2017

Overview This past summer, hundreds faculty and pre-service STEM educators from minority serving institutions from around the country visited one of the 10 NASA Centers to engage in a one of a kind, extraordinary learning experience. For many of the participants, the opportunity to receive professional development at a NASA Center facilitated by an NASA educat...

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EPDC Specialist John Weis presents at Kenwood Middle School

EPDC Specialist John Weis talks about solar eclipse, its contribution to science and a remarkable opportunity for us to learn more about it. John Weis also covers safety to properly and safely see a solar eclipse withour damaging your eyes.  

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NASA Armstrong Hosts Solar Eclipse Educator Workshop

August 21st, 2017 represents a new opportunity to see a solar eclipse as it would travel accross all of North America. Depending on your location, expect to see a partial view or total view if you are within its path. EPDC Specialist Dr. Barbie Buckner talks about this great experience during a workshop she delivered at NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center. &nbs...

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Morgan State University team visit to NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center

A team from Morgan State University visited NASA-Goddard Space Center providing faculty and students an inside look at NASA generated research and the opportunity to experience STEM fields hands on by touring the NASA facilities and workshops lead by NASA Educators and Scientists.

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One Giant Leap

The LBJ Institute for STEM Education and Research was featured prominently in the most recent issue of Hillviews. the Texas State University magazine published by the University Advancement division.  In the feature titled One Giant Leap, the activities of the NASA STEM Educator Professional Development Collaborative are described. The LBJ Institute has a 5-yea...

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