- Expected Aug 11, 2019
Women in Science and Technology: Grace Hopper gives readers in grades 1-3 a brief biography of one of the world's first computer programmers. Her work and ideas helped pave the way for modern computers. Grace believed there was always more than one way to solve any 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 biographies in this collection introduce students to influential women in science and technology, from astronauts to medical doctors. Each book includes a glossary, comprehension questions, a time line, and an extention activity