July 24th is Amelia Earhart Day, a day to honor one of America’s Aviation Pioneers. This will make a great American History unit study topic to teach your kids during the summer. I have scoured the internet to find as many wonderful resources and ideas as possible for you to include in your Amelia Earhart Unit Study.
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A Picture Book of Amelia Earhart
Amelia Earhart: The Legend of the Lost Aviator
Websites full of Educational Information
The Official Amelia Earhart Website
Collection of Amelia Earhart Papers
Online Reading Comprehension “Who is Amelia Earhart?”
Free Printables, Activities, & Crafts
Coloring pages from Classroom Jr.
Lapbook from Homeschool Helper Online
Printable Mini Unit Study from In All You Do
K-5 Printable Learning Pack from Embark on the Journey
Printable Biography Worksheet from Education.com
Teacher’s Guide and Activities from Scholastic
Measuring Distance with Paper Planes
Printable Paper Airplane Designs
Paper Plane Landing Zone Activity
How to Build Pool Noodle Airplanes
Color-by-Number Airplane Addition from Mama’s Learning Corner
YouTube Playlist of documentaries and stories
Watch Season 7, Episode 6 of History Detectives on PBS
These Airplane Propeller Banana Snacks are ADORABLE!
Little Smokies Airplane Appetizers
Field Trip Ideas
You can visit a local airstrip or small airport to watch airplanes land & take off or go to an air show (they usually happen in the summer!).
And if you happen to live close to Atchison, KS you should definitely visit the Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum
Be sure to stop by and check out my Unit Studies: Amelia Earhart Pinterest Board for even more ideas and resources to add to your Amelia Earhart Unit Study.
Jenny Morris is a Christ-following, Military wife-married to her own personal G.I. Joe. Mama of 4 amazing kids, ages ranging from 6 years to 25 years, 3 boys & 1 girl. Happily homeschooling for 11 years. She is the author of Faith and Good Works, where she writes mostly about homeschooling & her family life. When she isn’t chasing after her two youngest sons, she enjoys photography, crocheting, and genealogy. You can find Jenny on Facebook, Twitter, G+ and P