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
Women in history
Video about Earhart Video
Aviation History Video
Wright Brothers Videos