Destined for the Stars: Caroline Lucretia Hershel

Too often, women scientists labored under the shadow of men, but that was only partially true in the case of Caroline Lucretia Hershel, our Women’s History Month spotlighted scientist. Caroline was born on March 16, 1750 in Hanover, Germany. Her father, a talented musician, encouraged all his children to study music, as well as math […]

Learning About Helen Keller

Celebrate Helen Keller’s Birthday! Helen Keller was a woman of tremendous resolve and courage. Below are some activities designed to help your children learn about Keller’s life, struggles, and triumphs.     Helen Keller was born on June 27, 1880.  Below are some ways for you and your children to learn more about her extraordinary […]