24 New PebbleGo Next Articles to be Released in October
October 17, 2023
- Aldo Leopold - Aldo Leopold was a conservationist, forester, teacher, and writer. He is often thought of as the "Father of Wildlife Ecology." His work led to the first designated wilderness area in the United States.
- Alice Ball - Alice Ball was a trailblazing chemist who developed the most effective treatment for leprosy at the time. She was likely the first Black chemist to be published in a prestigious journal. Her work went unrecognized for decades but is now being celebrated.
- Ann Bancroft - Ann Bancroft is an explorer, author and educator who was the first woman to trek to the North Pole. She was named Woman of the Year by several magazines and was inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame. She is open about her dyslexia diagnosis and supports the Learning Disabilities Association.
- Edith Kanaka'ole - Edith Kanaka'ole was an Indigenous Hawaiian hula master, teacher, and composer. Her work helped preserve and pass on Hawaiian culture and history.
- Eugenie Clark - Eugenie Clark was an ichthyologist--a scientist who studies fish. Known as "The Shark Lady," she educated the public about ocean ecosystems and animals, especially sharks.
- Faith Ringgold - Faith Ringgold is a multimedia artist, author and activist whose career spans more than 70 years. She has received 23 honorary doctorates and a Caldecott Medal among many accolades.
- Greta Thunberg - Greta Thunberg is a Swedish climate activist, public speaker, and author. She founded an environmental movement when she was 15 and has won many awards for her activism.
- John Cena - John Cena is a professional wrestler, actor, and writer. In addition to winning 16 WWE championships, he is also know for donating money to fight wildfires in California, raising money to support veterans, and working with sick children through the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
- Louise Amer Boyd - Louise Arner Boyd was an explorer, photographer, and scientist. She is known for being the first American woman to lead scientific expeditions in the Arctic.
- Nellie Bly - Nellie Bly was a journalist and author and a pioneer in the field of investigative journalism. She went undercover, raced around the world in 72 days, and was one of the only women reporting on the front lines during WWI.
- William Kamkwamba - William Kamkwamba is an inventor and engineer from Malawi. He achieved global fame for using spare parts to invent a windmill, and his book, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, became a bestseller.
- Zaha Hadid - Dame Zaha Hadid was an Iraqi-born architect known for her groundbreaking, curved designs. She was the first woman to be awarded the Pritzker, the highest award an architect can receive.
- Artificial Intelligence
- Engineering Design Process
- Columbian Exchange
- Digital Footprint
- Early Migrations to North America
- Mayflower Compact
- Representative Democracy
- U.S. National Parks System
- Voting Rights