March 23, 2015

Celebrate Women's History Month - Part 8



We're nearly done!! Have you been keeping up?? Learning anything new??? I have to admit, I have been having so much fun putting all of these posts together!!! 
Women have played such major roles in all aspects of history but unfortunately, they have been left out.
It's so important to educate ourselves as well as our children! 



Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5
Part 6 
Part 7 



Sacagawea - Interpreter and guide for the Lewis and Clark expedition

Coretta Scott King - Author, activist and civil rights leader

Josephine Baker - Dancer, singer and actress

Hedy Lamarr - Inventor and actress



Sacagawea 

Books

Who Was Sacagawea? 

I Am Sacagawea 

A Picture Book of Sacagawea 

Sacagawea Speaks: Beyond the Shining Mountains with Lewis and Clark 

Bird Woman: Sacagawea's Own Story 


Links

Biography.com 

History.com 

PBS.org 

NPS.gov 

Sacagawea-Biography.org 


Printables -

Tina's Dynamic Homeschool Plus 

Kids Discover 

Education.com 

Reinanco.com (scroll down for links to more)

Teachers Pay Teachers 



Coretta Scott King

Books -  

Desert Rose: The Life and Legacy of Coretta Scott King 

Coretta Scott King: Dare to Dream 

The Story of Coretta Scott King 

Coretta: The Story of Coretta Scott King 

Coretta Scott 


Links -

Biography.com 

The King Center 

History.com 

Achievement.org 

Georgia Encyclopedia 


Printables

DoOneThing.org 



Josephine Baker  (not all of the books or links are meant for children, use your discretion)

Books -

Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker 

The Many Faces of Josephine Baker: Dancer, Singer, Activist, Spy 

Jazz Age Josephine 

Josephine Baker in Art and Life: The Icon and the Image 


Links -

CMGWW.com 

Biography.com 

WomensHistory.About.com 

BBC.com  

NWHM.org 



Hedy Lamar 

Books

Hedy Lamarr and a Secret Communication System 

Hedy Lamarr 

Spread Spectrum: Hedy Lamarr and the Mobile Phone 

Hedy's Folly: The Life and Breakthrough Inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the Most Beautiful Woman in the World 


Links

HedyLamarr.com 

Biography.com 

Hedy-Lamarr.org 

Invent.org 


There you have it! One more post left! Women's History Month is almost over! 
Who are a few women that you think I should have included? 

HAVE FUN LEARNING ABOUT AMAZING WOMEN!!!!!



10 comments:

  1. I think it's crazy that I knew Lamar from Sampson and Delilah before I knew of any of her scientific contributions! (We are a fan of old movies in our household.) I didn't discover that until a few years ago.

    Great women to shine a light on this week ❤

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    1. We love old movies here, too!!!!

      THANK YOU!!! :D

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  2. I knew them all this time. Now, thanks to you, I'll learn more interesting facts about them.

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  3. My percentage just went down again but I'm really enjoying reading these post and learning about some really interesting and influential women.

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  4. I am ashamed to say I only know Lois & Clark (Superman) ;-)
    Sacagawea sounds like an amazing lady! Thanks for sharing.

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY, dear Stacy!

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    1. LOL! Well, all of this post's women are Americans, that's probably why. ;)

      THANK YOU!!!!! :D 41, oh boy..... ;)

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  5. I'm LOVING this series! I love learning new things or refreshing my memory. I cannot wait to teach Weewee all of this!!!

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