Valerie helping students with hands-on ocean experiments at the Goddard Visitor Center during Beautiful Earth event, April 19, 2012.
Primary Forum:Earth Science
Audiences I Serve:
Types of Programs/Resources I Develop:
My SMD Projects:
Beautiful Earth, PI
Education Meetings and Conferences I Usually Attend Annually:
Science Meetings and Conferences I Usually Attend Annually:
My Professional Societies:
International Astronautical Federation Space Education and Outreach Committee, GSFC Native American Advisory Committee, GSFC Education Implementation Team
My Publications (journals, blogs, products):
“Beautiful Earth: Inspiring and Engaging Students and Families through Music, Art, and Science,” 63rd International Astronautical Congress, 2012, Naples, Italy.
“The Power of Combining Art and Science to Inspire and Engage Students,” Gathering STEAM - Integration from STEM to the Arts Conference, June 22, 2012, Baltimore, MD.
“Beautiful Earth: Inspiring Native American Students in Earth Science through Music, Art and Science,” AGU Poster Presentation, December 5-9, 2011, San Francisco, CA.
"Microbial Survival in Space Shuttle Crash," ICARUS 2005, Elsevier, Co-Author, Icarus. 2006 Mar; 181(1): 323–325. doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2005.12.002
- "International Space Cooperation for Peace: Scientific and Cultural Cooperation through Student Space Experimentation," IAC-04-W.3.03, 55th International Astronautical Congress (IAC), October 4-8, 2004, Vancouver, Canada, Co-authors: V. De Chiara, U.R. Alvarado, E. Choi.
“Space Experimentation: Motivating Students in the Sciences,” 31st Space Congress, April 26-29, 1994, Cocoa Beach, FL.