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Analyzing a Photograph of Sally Ride

For Teachers K - 2nd
Sometimes, a picture really does say it all. The activity uses a picture of astronaut Sally Ride to help elementary academics make observations and form conclusions. Young historians study the picture, complete short written prompts, and...
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Women In Space: Sally Ride

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Second graders explore the life and accomplishments of Sally Ride, the first American woman in space. Through reading and discussion, they recall details from Sally Ride's life. 
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Sally Ride: Forging a Path to the Stars

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Carry on the legacy of the heroic astronaut/educator who spent 30 years nurturing science learning for young girls.
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Every Day Edit - Dr. Sally Ride

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this everyday editing activity, young scholars correct grammatical mistakes in a short paragraph about Dr. Sally Ride, the first woman to orbit the earth. The errors range from punctuation, capitalization, grammar, and spelling.
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Broward County Schools

Women's Contributions to the United States

For Students K - 12th
Betsy Ross, Toni Morrison, Sacajawea, Amelia Earhart, Maya Lin, Sally Ride, Judy Baca. No matter the subject area or the grade level you teach you will find much to value in a manual that focuses on the contributions U.S. women have...
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Famous Astronauts

For Students 6th - 10th
In this astronauts worksheet, students read about the accomplishments of Sally Ride, Neil Armstrong, and John Glenn. Then students complete 27 multiple choice, 2 true or false, and 3 short answer questions.
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SALLY RIDE

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students express what it would be like to launch off into outer space in a space shuttle. They include what it might feel like, look like, sound like, and any thoughts that go through their mind as they dart away from the Earth's...
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Radiation Budget

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students examine the radiation budget and the launching of the Budget Satellite. They role-play as designers of the satellite and construct one with a power source, instruments, and sensors. they explain how their satellite functions...
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I Can Touch the Stars

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students examine the concept of human capital. In this human capital lesson, students research how Dr. Sally Ride and Senator John Glenn invested their human capital. They determine how these two increased their human capital through...
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Pottsgrove School District

Tall Tales

For Teachers 4th Standards
Young readers compare and contrast digital and print versions of tall tale text. The resource includes a character analysis in which pupils compare and contrast traits, and make inferences about what the characters do and say. They...
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Text Structures in Science Writing

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers recognize that science writing is organized in identifiable patterns called text structures. Understanding and using these different text structures help refine students' abilities to read and write in science.
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Exploring Women's History Month

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Explore and celebrate the contributions of women past and present.
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The Space Race

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
From the USSR's launch of Sputnik in 1957 to Neil Armstrong's mission to the moon in 1969, review major events in the timeline of the space race during the mid-twentieth century. 
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Women in Space

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students read biographies of women who have made contributions to field of aerospace and aeronautics, choose one woman to research, and present their findings to classmates in form of essay, play, poster, or presentation.
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How Does a Satellite Stay in Orbit?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore placing a satellite into orbit, then about forces needed to keep an object in orbit. They examine how satellites orbit in elliptical paths and about properties of ellipses. They learn Kepler's 3rd Law of Planetary Motion
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History of Famous Women

For Teachers K - 9th
Students explore famous women who have made contributions to the world.
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Famous People

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students listen to short biographies of famous individuals and discuss what it means to be famous for something. They write a short autobiography stating why they are a famous first grader. They take turns being interviewed by the rest...
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Who's Talking the Talk and Walking the Walk?

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students discover the characteristics that make a hero or heroine. They also look at how society recognizes its heroes and how the nation represents its values and beliefs by researching heroes from the past and present.
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Famous People

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Learners increase their self-esteem and identify how and why they are important. They listen to various books. as listed in the lesson plan. Then, students list various famous people and write about how those same people are famous....
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Doctor Mae C. Jemison - First African American Woman in Space

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders trace and analyze the life of Doctor Mae C. Jemison and the circumstances that enabled Dr. Jemison to achieve her goal of becoming an astronaut. They explore the role of NASA in the development of America's Space Shuttle...
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History of Famous Women

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students discover the famous women who changed society by setting positive examples.  In this equality lesson, students research a female person who had a positive effect on the world by fighting for her equal rights.  Students choose...
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Women's History Vocabulary

For Students 3rd - 6th
For this women's history worksheet, students match the names of famous women in history with their descriptions. Students complete this for 10 names.
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Women's Firsts Crossword

For Students 5th - 8th
In this Women's history crossword puzzle worksheet, students use the 10 clues to determine the names that fill in the blanks to appropriately complete the word puzzle pertaining to the women in history. A word bank is provided.
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Women's Firsts Challenge

For Students 4th - 6th
In this women's firsts activity, students complete a set of 10 multiple choice questions, choosing the correct woman who accomplished a given "first." A reference web site is given for additional activities.

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