NASA Role Model: Alejandro Mundo
NASA Center: NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies
Topic: Climate Change/Education
Original Air Date: Aug. 10, 2020
Learn about educator and climate change expert Alejandro Mundo’s experiences working with NASA and his work in understanding the climate processes that affect urban environments.
STEM Short Activity: Build it Yourself Satellite Game
Objective: Choose features of your satellite mission. After you launch your satellite, compare it to a real satellite with a similar mission.
Duration: 30 minutes
Materials Needed: Computer with internet access
“NASA STEM Stars” is a webchat series. Each chat introduces a science, technology, engineering or math career, addresses a STEM topic and highlights a NASA mission. The chat includes a STEM activity that students can do at home. After the interviews, experts answer students’ questions.