Hidden Heroes: Hidden Human Computers: The Black Women of NASA, 1st Edition

  • Sue Bradford Edwards
  • Published By: Essential Library
  • ISBN-10: 1624023118
  • ISBN-13: 9781624023118
  • DDC: 510.820973
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released April 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Overview

This book discusses how in the 1950s, black women made critical contributions to NASA by performing calculations that made it possible for the nation's astronauts to fly into space and return safely to Earth. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Nasa's Secret.
2: Human Computers.
3: Educating Black America.
4: Flight and Fight.
5: Segregated Science.
6: Challenging the Space Race.
7: Race, Place, and Outer Space.
8: Science in Space.
9: Hidden No More.
Timeline.
Essential Facts.
Glossary.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
Index.
About the Authors.