Thursday, March 8, 2012

NASA's Digital Learning Network Presents "Women in STEM" Webcast Series

In honor of Women's History Month, NASA's Digital Learning Network is pleased to invite you and your students to take part in a special event series titled "Women in STEM."

Various subject matter experts from different NASA centers will be in the Digital Learning Network studios for a series of free webcasts focusing on how women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields contribute to NASA. Selected classrooms will be able to interact live with the experts in the studio. Each event will be webcast to allow students from all over the world to watch the interviews. Any student can interact by sending questions via email.

The schedule of events through March 2012 includes:

-- March 9: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., and NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.

-- March 12: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., and NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.

-- March 16: NASA's Glenn Research Center near Cleveland, Ohio, and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California

-- March 19: NASA's Glenn Research Center near Cleveland, Ohio, NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California

-- March 22: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California

-- March 30: NASA's Glenn Research Center near Cleveland, Ohio, and NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.

Each hourlong webcast is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. Eastern.

For more information and to watch the webcasts online, visit the DLN website at http://dln.nasa.gov.

Inquiries about this webcast series should be directed to Erin McKinley at Erin.E.McKinley@nasa.gov.