Virtual Biography: Mae Jemison



Virtual Biography: Mae Jemison

⭐️Let’s learn about Mae Jemison! Mae Jemison is most well-known for being the first black woman in space. In this virtual biography, students will learn who is Mae Jemison, her NASA bio, what Mae brought to space, what is STEAM, and more!


⭐️This virtual biography is the same format as our best-selling virtual field trips. They are in Google Slides & Seesaw contains video links, images, reading passages, exercises, writing activities, and more.


⭐️This resource integrates a variety of reading and critical thinking skills. Students read and watch videos about Mae Jemison and STEAM. Incorporates key reading comprehension, writing, multimedia, interdisciplinary studies, and other skills.


*Please note: This resource includes links to YouTube videos, so ensure you and your students have access to YouTube before purchasing. Although great care has been taken to ensure all content is appropriate for the stated grade levels, each classroom is unique and it is recommended that teachers review all content prior to use. I recommend embedding the videos to avoid ads and other content that may be inappropriate. Instructions for embedding the videos are included and it should only take a few minutes. Also, keep in mind that any links to third-party content may be changed or removed by the content owner. All links are reviewed regularly; however, if you find a broken link, please let me know so I can update the resource accordingly.



✏️Google Slides & Seesaw Formats – These interactive formats are perfect for classroom and distance learning. Slides are interactive and can be used as a fun and engaging exercise within the classroom or remotely.


✏️Engaging Interactive Slides & Virtual Video Read Alouds – Interactive slides & virtual video read aloud take students inside the action.


✏️Reading Comprehension – Integrates key reading comprehension skills, multimedia, multiple sources, and more.


✏️Crosscurricular – This virtual biography helps students understand more about the world around them and incorporates reading, writing, and art.


What’s Included?

  1. Let’s Explore Space!
  2. Meet Mae Jemison
  3. Who Is Mae?
  4. Mae Among the Stars
  5. Comparing Sources
  6. Mae Jemison’s NASA Bio
  7. What Is STEAM?
  8. STEAM Careers
  9. Mae Jemison & STEAM
  10. STEAM & NASA
  11. The Future of STEAM
  12. Diversifying Space
  13. What Mae Brought to Space
  14. Meet Sharon McDougle
  15. Hidden Figures
  16. Meet Jessica Watkins
  17. Who Is Jessica?
  18. Comparing Images
  19. More to Explore!


Answer Key Included


Take a closer look at what this resource looks like in this video preview.


Time to Complete:

This virtual biography takes approximately 1- 2 hours to complete. The time it takes to complete can vary based on your students reading ability and independence. It can be completed in one session or broken up into multiple sessions.


Copyright & Terms of Use

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