STEM Trailblazer Bios

Updated on 10 January 2020


Grade 2 - Grade 5


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 including the pivotal moment that led them to their STEM career. Encompassing the most diverse range of STEM professionals, this biography series is sure to engage young readers and perhaps inspire them to work toward their own STEM-related accomplishments!


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*STEM Trailblazer Bios: Series Teaching Guide 955 KB PDF

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