This biography introduces young readers in grades 1-4 to the life and work of the NASA computer scientist Annie Easley. This 24-page book includes a glossary, comprehension questions, a time line, and an extension activity.
Women in Science and Technology: Annie Easley gives readers a brief biography of the NASA computer scientist. It covers her childhood, her work for the space program, and her outreach. Annie Easley didn't plan to become a computer, but she needed a job—and she was good at math. Her work at NASA helped send rockets into space. She lived a life of learning and helping others. Her story inspires all young people to enjoy science and math.
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.