Women in Science: Mae Carol Jemison: Astronaut and Educator, 1st Edition

  • Iemima Ploscariu
  • Published By: Essential Library
  • ISBN-10: 1680786369
  • ISBN-13: 9781680786361
  • DDC: 629.450092
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released May 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Women scientists have made key contributions to the pursuit of science and some of the most important discoveries of all time. In this book, learn how the American astronaut and doctor chose to pursue a career in science and became the first African-American woman in space, followed by work advocating for space exploration and women and minorities in the sciences. Features include a timeline, a glossary, essential facts, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Endeavor to Dream.
2: Growing Up.
3: Turbulence.
4: Career Dilemmas.
5: Dancing Doctor.
6: A Heart For Africa.
7: The Nasa Years.
8: Science Ambassador.
9: Shooting for the Stars.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Author.