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:
Chesapeake Bay Bridge
How Do I Register to Vote?
Sally Ride (dual-choice lesson)
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.
It's mid-term Elections this November! Find out the many ways to register to vote in this lesson and learn about how marginalized voters can have a big say in how elections turn out.
This science lesson is all about the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, which helped transform Maryland's Eastern Shore into a destination for vacationers while being an engineering feat when it first was built.
Fossil fuels are limited and damaging to our environment. Find out about many different types of alternative energy sources in this science lesson.
Looking for more? Check out the Lesson Library for our growing archive of lessons!