Programming Pioneer Ada Lovelace
From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios
Do you enjoy playing computer games or learning programming code? As a child, Ada Lovelace loved learning about math and science. As an adult, she used that knowledge to create the first computer program—before electronic computers even existed!
When Lovelace was a child, girls didn’t typically study math. But she loved the subject and often dreamed about new machines. Lovelace learned from famous mathematicians and became friends with inventor and engineer Charles Babbage. Realizing the full potential of his calculating machines, she became a pioneer of computer programming. But how did she get there? Find out how Lovelace’s determination helped her become the first computer programmer.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Subject||STEM, STEM: Interdisciplinary|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™, LernerClassroom|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Reading Counts! Level||6.4|
Author: Valerie Bodden
Valerie Bodden is a freelance author and editor. She has written more than 100 children's nonfiction books and lives in Wisconsin with her husband and four children.
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STEM Trailblazer Bios
Read about the life stories and significant contributions of some of today’s most accomplished figures in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields. Narrative nonfiction text explores key details from each person’s life, often… View available downloads →