Mae Jemison: Awesome Astronaut

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From outer space to the ocean floor, the world around us is an amazing and intriguing place. Every day, scientists bring to light new information about our mysterious planet. Their important discoveries impact the way we live, work, and think. Meet some of these groundbreaking scientists in the Women in Science series. Explore their famous firsts and incredible innovations as you follow their personal and professional journeys, you'll unearth even more with fun facts and timelines. Then, dig deeper with simple ...

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Overview

From outer space to the ocean floor, the world around us is an amazing and intriguing place. Every day, scientists bring to light new information about our mysterious planet. Their important discoveries impact the way we live, work, and think. Meet some of these groundbreaking scientists in the Women in Science series. Explore their famous firsts and incredible innovations as you follow their personal and professional journeys, you'll unearth even more with fun facts and timelines. Then, dig deeper with simple activities relating to the cool scientific fields that captivated the imaginations of these award-winning scientists. Uncover the many inspiring ways that Women in Science have changed the world!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781617834479
  • Publisher: ABDO Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 9/1/2012
  • Series: Women in Science Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 978,271
  • Age range: 4 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.60 (w) x 8.10 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Mae Jemison 4

Dreaming Big 6

Academic Star 8

Exploring Science 10

Learning and Serving 12

Dr. Jemison 14

Shooting for the Stars 16

Astronaut Training 20

Eight Amazing Days 22

New Challenges 24

Science Supporter 26

Timeline 28

Dig Deeper 29

Glossary 30

Web Sites 31

Index 32

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