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1661 – Lisa

Lisa Stewart is an elementary school teacher and an advocate for space exploration. She recommends that teachers and librarians sign up for the NASA Express Newsletter that connects teachers at all levels with resources, events, and other enrichment opportunities to put space into their students lives.

Lisa hopes that exploring space will help improve life here on earth. If we understood how small, finite, and precious Earth is, then it would motivate us to figure out how to take better care of it. This can come through the perspective of seeing Earth from space. There is a very thin atmosphere that protects us from space. Also, as we explore space, we will develop technology which could help us here.

Lisa highly recommends the Space Exploration Educators Conference which is held at Space Center Houston each February. If you are an educator, then you should go: https://spacecenter.org/educator-resources/teachers-seec/

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