Amelia Earhart Day

by National Hall of Fame Teacher Alan Haskvitz

On July 24th the country is celebrating the achievements of Amelia Earhart. This teachable moment can result is some excellent lessons that can be integrated across the curriculum.

How to use teachable moments

Here are some sites that have quality resources. I might recommend to older students a comparison of Earhart and teacher astronaut Christa McAuliffe.

Biography of Amelia

Biography of Christa

Official site for Earhart

Review of Earhart’s accomplishments

Women in Flight Using Music

Sophisticated lesson with resources needed. Good ideas.

Other women in flight

Women in Flight

Great historical information about flight.

Scholastic Lesson Plans

Women in Science

Huge biography list including interactive challenge.

Wright Brothers and aviation links

Transportation Links

Space Links

Women in history



Video about Earhart Video

Aviation History Video

Wright Brothers Videos