John Ensworth

Senior Science Education Specialist

John Ensworth, who has been with IGES since 2004, brings forth a solid a background in science and education. His work focuses on coordinating the NASA Earth & Space Science Education Product Review and conducting online training workshops for NASA educators.

Mr. Ensworth is certified in secondary science education and has been teaching science in both the formal and informal education settings since the 1980s. His experiences have included teaching Earth science, meteorology, astronomy and biology from the high school to college level. He has also developed and delivered informal science education programs at planetaria in Arizona and Oklahoma.

Mr. Ensworth participated in the doctorate program and holds a master’s of science in meteorology from the University of Oklahoma. He has earned undergraduate degrees in physics and astronomy, geography and meteorology with minors in math and computer science. His professional affiliations include the American Meteorological Society (AMS) and the American Geophysical Union (AGU).

Recent Publications and Presentations: 

  • “Bring NASA Science Into Your Classroom” presentation at the NSTA National Convention, 2006.