Faculty Spotlight: Caitlin Unterman Teams-up with NASA
VES science teacher, Caitlin Unterman has worked alongside NASA CheMin team member Shaunna Morrison for several years to create a STEAM-centered Mars exploration class. In partnership with Robbie Morrison, Virginia 4-H extension agent, Rutgers University and Ms. Morrison, Caitlin has become a team member of the NASA ENIGMA project. While the NASA ENIGMA project has many overarching educational outreach goals, recently Caitlin and the team created a STEAM curriculum for Mars Exploration, which will be nationally published this summer. Caitlin worked with the NASA ENIGMA team at Rutgers University in May to see this project to fruition.