Rachelle Oblack


Rachelle Oblack:

  • Is a full-time science teacher.
  • Writes for major textbook companies about climate and space.
  • Is involved with the NASA Educator Astronaut Program, which motivates students and educators to study science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
  • Has been listed in Who's Who Among America's Teachers.


Rachelle Oblack is a former writer for ThoughtCo who contributed articles for five years as well as a teacher and trainer who has written for major textbook companies about climate and space. She has been involved with NASA's Educator Astronaut Program, was a member of the Network of Educator Astronaut Teachers, and has written for the PBS Newshour Extra.


Rachelle Oblack has a bachelor's degree in science and education from Wichita State University, Kansas, and a master's in education. She is certified to teach earth and space science, general science, biology, environmental science K-12, chemistry, and physical science.

Awards and Publications

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content. We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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