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Martian Soil Doesn't Exist

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10:30 AM, Saturday 6 Feb 2021 CST (1 hour 30 minutes)
Space Center Houston (Hosting of all events take place on-line-virtually) - Virtual Classroom 2   Virtual session
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Grades K-12SEEC Crew
Future missions to Mars will require astronauts to be farmers; but what about soil? Come explore characteristics of regolith and modifications needed for plant growth. Test out your ideas and develop arguments for the suitability for plant growth. Modifications provided for face to face and virtual instruction, plus literacy connections included!


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Who's Attending

Steve Jones
Astronomy, Physics, Science Research Teacher
FCS Innovation Academy
Monika Moorman
Educator, JPL Solar System Ambassador
Broward County Public Schools
James Falletti
Middle School Science & STEM Integrator
William D. McDowell Observatory
Shannon Ryan
5th Grade Teacher
Albuquerque Public Schools; Milken Educator NM'14
Ashlie Smith
Phy Science Educator l SEEC Crew Member, '21 Nat TOY 2nd place for Air Force Assoc. l Michigan Air Force Assoc VP of Aerospace Edu l Limitless Educator
Cranbrook Schools
Kristen Hudson
Morgan/Kincaid Preparatory School
Brittany Rivera Rivera
Special Education Teacher
Deer Park ISD
Pat Switzer
Flight Director
Challenger Learning Center Las Cruces Public Schools
Mrs. Barbara Erdberg Erdberg
STEM 5 Math Teacher
Barber Middle School
Ashley Henry
M.S. in K-12 Education, NASA OKSG STELLAR Alumni/Mentor, CPS 5th grade Teacher
NASA Oklahoma Space Grant Consortium
Ms. Lisa Love
Kindergarten teacher
H.L. Suverkrup elementary school
Terri Mynatt
Yukon Flats School District
Lauren Parker
Teacher, SEEC Crew
Fort Worth Academy
Laura Teatsworth
STEM Teacher
Barber Middle School
MRS Maria Nickel
Science 7&8, STEM teacher
ISD #21
Angela Whitfield
Deer Park ISD
Dr. Cassandra Runyon
Director and Associate Professor
College of Charleston
Hector David Ariza Betancur
Fundación Jorge Enrique Perea Perea
James Tyson III
Flight Director
Challenger Learning Center of Maine
Fernando Ruiz
STEAM Educator / School Administrator
Oakland Colegio Campestre / Colombia Space School.
Gina Kwid
2nd Grade Teacher
Galileo STEM Academy
Maria Adelina Machado
Educacional coordinator to Space
Ciência Viva
Doris Biegler
Technology Trainer
Lawton Public Schools
Janice Crew
Washington Aerospace Scholars- The Museum of Flight
Cliff Hudson
Martin County Schools
Michelle Rahn
STEM classroom teacher
Smithsonian NASM Teacher Innovator Institute, PAEMST, & Claremore Public Schools
Ricardo Sánchez
Sarah Niklas Niklas
Kindergarten Teacher
Deborah Haase
Science Teacher
Quince Orchard High School
Paula Dillon
Hillsboro Charter Academy
Zoe Learner Ponterio
Spacecraft Planetary Image Facility, Cornell University
Angela Krause-Kuchta
Director of Education
Orion’s Quest
Nathan Tubbs
STEAM Teacher; Homeschool Dad; Chaplain
SEEC CREW; PS/IS 30; Space Launch Delta 45
Miss Lindsey Hewitt
Science Teacher
Paris High School
Amber Moss
Math and Science Instructional Coach
Bastrop ISD
Mr. David Lockett
Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow
Jenn Donais
K-8 STEM Coach | PAEMST 2016 | AFA/Rolls Royce 3rd Place National Teacher of the Year | Google Coach | PLTW Launch Lead Teacher | ST Math Champion
Amesbury public schools

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