Laura is a science educator and public speaker. She is currently the Principal Park Naturalist for the Department of Parks County of Bergen. She is an avid volunteer and focuses her volunteer efforts on NASA, the American Museum of Natural History, mentoring students, accommodating those with disabilities, supporting veterans, transporting and rescuing wildlife, and exposing the wonders of science to everyone she meets..
- The Simple Truth: Why the world did not end in 2012
- A booklet which asks and answers questions about “end of the world” scenarios.
- Current Lectures
- Science lectures developed for a public audience.
- Conference Presentations
- Recent talks, workshops, and poster presentations.
- Eclipse Across America: An Interview with Laura Jean Checki
- Learn with AGU – Chapter 3: What is Life?
- Scientist debunks doomsday predictions
- North Jersey educator battles Mayan doomsday myth with science
- NASA looks to private sector for future of space program
- Moonwatchers Treated To Total Lunar Eclipse