Timeline
Vocabulary
Characters
Parts of Speech
100

In what year did the first airplane take flight?

1903

100

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NASA

100

Name a character who is still alive today

Katherine Johnson
Christine Darden

100

A person, place, thing, or idea

A noun
200
When were women computers hided at Langley?

1935

200

The curved path of an object or spacecraft as it revolves around a star, planet, or moon

Orbit

200

When did Dorothy Vaughan begin working at NACA? 

1943

200

An action word

A verb

300

Who was the first person to orbit the earth?

Yuri Gagarin

300

Keeping people separate, based on race (in schools, movie theaters, bathrooms, etc. et.)

Segregation

300

Who was an expert on sonic booms?

Christine Dard

300

Will, Was, Can, Be, and Is are examples of what kind of verb?

Helping verb or Linking verb

400

Which country launched the first satellite?

The Soviet Union/Russia

400

What does NACA stand for? 

The National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics

400

List the characters (first & last names) of Hidden Figures in correct historical order

Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson, Christine Darden

400

In what tense (past, present, future) is this sentence: She was so mad, she threw her book out the window!

Past tense

500

When was school segregation outlawed in the United States? 

1954

500

In the 1940s-50s, what was a computer? 

A computer was a person who did math for their job

500

Who helped John Glenn successfully orbit the earth with her calculations?

Katherine Johnson 

500

What is the helping verb and the action verb in this sentence: 

She was so mad, she threw her book out the window!

Was = helping verb

Threw = action verb

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