Amelia Earhart: The Legend and the Person
Join Mary, Gary, and Eryn as they celebrate and reflect on the fascinating life of Amelia Earhart, a true American trailblazer. They’ll delve into the famed aviator’s cultural influence as a pioneering female figure, as well as the mysterious—and still unresolved—circumstances surrounding her disappearance in 1937, in the midst of a daring effort to circumnavigate the globe.
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Flying High: Amelia Earhart and Self-Sacrifice
In this lesson, students will learn about the passion and drive of Amelia Earhart and the sacrifices she made to be a great aviator. They will also think about ways in which they can make sacrifices to help advance freedom for others.