Stories of Women Who Have Had an Impact on the World
Women Who Changed the World, an iOS appby education developer Learny Land, takes students on a journey through history alongside 15 brilliant and brave women—from aviators to scientists, artists to civil rights activists. With engaging illustrations and inspiring stories, the app introduces students to several incredible women who have overcome obstacles and contributed to making the world a better place in which to live. Students will discover animated mini-biographies of Rosa Parks, Amelia Earhart, Marie Curie, Jane Goodall, Wangari Maathai, Frida Kahlo, Malala Yousafzai, Valentina Tereshkova, Svetlana Savitskaya, Sally Ride, Mae Jemison, Margaret Hamilton, Peggy Whitson, Liu Yang, and Katherine Johnson. Each story has multiple-choice questions that prod students to think about what happened next or why something happened the way it did. Cost: $2.99 (no in-app purchases or third-party advertising)
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WeRNative is a comprehensive web resource for Native youth, by Native youth, providing content and stories about the topics that matter most to them. WeRNative promotes holistic health and positive growth in local Native communities and the nation at large.
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