It's midsummer and we've got a lot of new timely lessons for you this month!
With the moon landing taking place 50 years ago today, we decided to highlight two women who contributed greatly to space exploration. Valentina Tereshekova, rose from factory worker to become the first woman in space 1963. Sally Ride was the first American woman into space in 1983 and helped shape NASA's future.
We are coming to the end of National Disability Voter Registration Week so we've created a lesson How Do I Register to Vote? to showcase the many ways a person can register to use their constitutional right.
As many of you are enjoying summer vacations now, we also highlighted a landmark for all of the beach-goers in Maryland, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge.
We round out our selections this month with a science lesson on Alternative Energy, as scientist work to lessen our dependence on fossil fuels.
Don't forget to take a look at our lesson library for many more options!
Here's what is new in our library this month:
The first woman in space was a textile worker with only eight years of school when she turned her love of skydiving into an opportunity to become a Cosmonaut. Learn all about Valentina Tereshkova and her career in the sciences.
In this two-choice lesson you will learn all about Sally Ride, the first American woman to go into space. Find out how this pioneer helped shape NASA's future.