This biography introduces young readers in grades 1-4 to the life and work of a pioneer in the development of computers and programming, Grace Hopper. This 24-page book includes a glossary, comprehension questions, a time line, and an extension activity.
Women in Science and Technology: Grace Hopper gives readers a brief biography of one of the world's first computer programmers. Her work and ideas helped paved the way for modern computers. Grace believed there was always more than one way to solve a problem, and she used that belief in her lifelong work to bring computers to everyone. Grace asked the questions and helped solve the problems that transformed computers from giant machines that filled rooms to objects you can hold in your hand.
The Women in Science and Technology collection introduces students to influential women. With detailed biographies, this series features women in a variety of exciting fields, from astronauts to medical doctors. Each book includes a glossary, comprehension questions, a time line, and an extension activity.