Date: Thursday, October 18, 2012
Time: 12noon ET/11am CT/10am MT/9am PT
Chat live with Erica Alston, a scientist studying air quality at NASA's Langley Research Center and a role model to girls interested in Earth science. She will answer questions from students and classes about her background, work, path to joining the NASA team, and more during this interactive Twitter chat.
Erica Alston article
Erica Alston blog post
To Read the Chat:
Download the transcript
Prior to reading the transcript of the Twitter chat, learn about what Erica does through her blog post and the article about her. Have students think about what questions they would ask Erica if they were hanging out with her. Read the transcript and see if other people asked the same questions. If not, have students use the internet for research and try to find the answers on NASA websites.
More suggestions how to incorporate the NASA ESW site into your classroom activities are available in the For Educators section.