Katherine Johnson

Katherine Johnson


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Women in Science and Technology: Katherine Johnson gives readers in grades 1-3 a brief biography of NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson. It covers her childhood, work for the space program, and passion for STEM education. As a child, Katherine Johnson loved to count, and she grew into a woman whose math skills helped send people into space. Her work at NASA was critical to the first space flights. Her successes inspire young people to enjoy math and science.

The biographies in this collection introduce students to influential women in science and technology, from astronauts to medical doctors. Each book includes a glossary, comprehension questions, a time line, and an extention activity.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781731614278
Publisher: Rourke Educational Media
Publication date: 08/11/2019
Series: Women in Science and Technology Series
Pages: 24
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 10.10(h) x (d)
Age Range: 6 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

What's a Model? 4

Who and Why? 9

How Do Models Work? 14

Make a Solar System Model 20

Photo Glossary 22

Index 24

After Reading Activity 24

About the Author 24

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