Web Seminar for Educators: Engineering Design Challenge: Thermal Protection System

Professional Development Web Seminar

NASA Explorer Schools and the National Science Teacher Association are hosting a 90-minute live professional development Web seminar for educators on Dec. 6, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. EST. Learn about the science of heat transfer and heat dissipation related to NASA vehicles, and receive an introduction to the associated NES lesson, Engineering Design Challenge, Thermal Protection System. In this activity, students are challenged to design a thermal protection system and test it using a propane torch.

For more information and to register online, visit http://learningcenter.nsta.org/products/symposia_seminars/NES3/webseminar16.aspx.

Link to the NES Virtual Campus home page.