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Directory of Ambassadors: Terri McCormick
Terri McCormick
Terri McCormick
Member Since 2019

Troy, Michigan


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Biographical Information:

A life-long space enthusiast, one of Terri McCormick's clearest childhood memories is of being glued to the television to watch the moon landing. Since then, she has turned a passion for space exploration into a teaching philosophy, getting to integrate many NASA programs into her 7th grade science classes. She's even had the opportunity to design and perform science experiments in microgravity. Her students had the amazing chance to pose questions to the astronauts aboard the International Space Station during Expedition 22. In their classroom, they have examined rocks and soil brought back from the moon and those from outer space that landed on Earth. They have taken original photographs of parts of Mars from the Mars Odyssey satellite. They have conducted research analysis for several experiments on board the ISS through a program called Orion's Quest. They have had NASA mentors review student work and hypotheses. Students have had an experiment selected for the Glenn Research Center 80 meter Drop Tower microgravity simulator. Although she recently retired from the classroom, her love for space exploration has not been quelled, so she looks forward to sharing that love with her community, to inspire future astronauts and scientists.

Past Events Hosted By This Ambassador:

Daily Life in Space
Holly Township Library

Microgravity in the Solar System
Smith Middle School

Living & Eating in Space
Blair Memorial Library

Weird Space
Baldwin Public Library

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