Professional Development Seminar: Skeletal System: Human Physiology in Space Web SeminarJune 12, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. EDTThis seminar will provide instruction on how to integrate the Skeletal System: Human Physiology in Space lesson into your curriculum. There are two classroom activities in this lesson focusing on the effects of spaceflight on human physiology. Obtain information about the effect microgravity has on the physiology of astronauts and learn about the countermeasures NASA uses to help overcome these effects when they return to Earth. For more information and to register for this Web seminar visit http://learningcenter.nsta.org/products/symposia_seminars/NES2/webseminar26.aspx.
NES Recognition Opportunities Awareness Web SeminarJune 13, 2012 at 6 p.m. EDTNES provides unique opportunities for teachers, school and students who become highly engaged with all the NES project has to offer. Highly engaged participants have the opportunity to apply for unique, expenses-paid opportunities. Register to attend this Web seminar to find out how to become eligible for these opportunities.
NASA Now: JunoJune 13, 2012Tracy Drain, a Juno Systems Engineer at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory discusses the Juno spacecraft and why NASA is so interested in studying Jupiter. She describes the instruments the spacecraft will carry and how it will send data back to Earth. She also talks about why NASA is studying the gas giant and what scientists hope to learn when Juno reaches Jupiter in the summer of 2016.
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