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Teaching NASA Celebrates 30th Anniversary Of First American Woman In Space: Sally Ride

NASA Celebrates 30th Anniversary Of First American Woman In Space: Sally Ride

Sally Ride became the first American woman to fly into space after securing a spot aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger for STS-7 on June 18, 1983. Her goals captured the attention of the nation, inspiring women everywhere to break barriers.\n<br><br>\n<i><u>Women's History: Suffragists, Scientists & Activists (Text 2)</u> -- This text is part of a Knowledge Set about women who challenged social constraints to change public perceptions of women and promote equal rights. This article focuses on Sally Ride, a physicist and astronaut who became the first American woman in space. Use this text to help students examine the stereotypes and attitudes toward women in science. Encourage studen

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ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How can the accomplishments of one individual open up opportunities for others?
STANDARDS:
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.2 - Main Ideas, RI.8 - Evaluate Argument

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

1,2,4
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