Today’s Distance Learning Lesson: Gutsy Girls Engineers!

Ready for another Distance Learning Lesson?

photo of Ellen Swallow Richards
Ellen Swallow Richards, a pioneering environmental engineer

During these tough times, we want to help families as much as possible as they navigate today’s school reality. We’ll be posting lessons on our What’s Trending blog every week, and we have loads of resources at our Learning Center.

Plus, you can purchase Nomad Press books direct from our website with no delay in shipping. And through April, shipping is on us.

Today’s lesson is on engineering, using the Nomad Press book Gutsy Girls Go for Science: Engineers: With Stem Projects for Kids by Diane C. Taylor. This book is best suited for kids ages 8 to 11.

First, read a sample chapter. Chapter One is all about Eleen Swallow Richards, who was a pioneer in the field of environmental engineering. Great illustrations and photographs plus engaging stories of challenges and success make for a fun learning experience that’s easy to do at home.

Click here for your printable sample chapter!


Then, print out the Classroom Guide, where you’ll find lots of Essential Questions for deeper level thinking!


Remember, learning happens everywhere!





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