Instructional Video

Women's History Minute: Flight

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You know Amelia Earhart and Sally Ride, but few recall the contributions of Harriet Quimby, Bessie Coleman, Florence Lowe Barnes, and Jacqueline Cochran to the history of flight. A short video introduces viewers to these high-flying women.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Assign groups to investigate one of the women mentioned in the video
  • Use the video during April's Women's History Month or during a study of the history of flight
Classroom Considerations
  • The video would best serve as an introduction to the history of these women
  • Includes links to a Breaking Barriers activity and a rocket building activity
  • None