Women in Science and Technology: Elizabeth Blackwell gives readers in grades 1-4 a brief biography of the first woman doctor in the United States. This biography presents the struggles Elizabeth Blackwell faced to achieve her goal of practicing medicine. It also describes her other accomplishments, such as starting a clinic for women and establishing a women's medical school. Discover how this pioneer in medicine and women's equality changed the world forever.
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 extension activity.