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Amelia Earhart

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Transcript of Amelia Earhart

Important People
Eleanor Roosevelt: because she was a good friend.
Grandmother Otis: because she raised Amelia.
Charles Lindbergh: because he inspired Amelia.
Neta Snook: because she was Amelia's first flight instructor.
Amelia Earhart
Brave, strong
Daring, driven, adventurous
First woman to fly the Atlantic
Aviatrix
Amelia Lost
By Candace Fleming

Prezi by Piper Stagg
On July 24, 1897, Amelia Earhart was born in Kansas.
Her parents where Amy and Edwin Earhart.
Three years later her sister, Muriel was born.
Amelia grew up at her grandmother's house in Atchison, Kansas.
Amelia lived in many different places.
When Amelia was 15 her father lost his job and they moved to Chicago.
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Amelia In the Air
In 1928, Amelia was the first woman to fly across the Atlantic.
In 1929, Amelia set the women's speed record by going 181 miles per hour.
She set the women's altitude record by going 18,415 feet.
In 1937, she was the first woman to attempt to fly around the world at the equator.
The life and disaperance of Amelia Earhart
Early Life of Amelia Earhart
Amelia went to to school in Rydal, Pennsylvania at a college preparatory school.
During Amelia's winter break she visited her sister Muriel in Toronto and helped out as a nurse during the war.
Amelia rode past the airfield when she was not working and she would get so close to the propellers the snow would blow in her face. This was when she first had the urge to fly.
Amelia was married to George Putnam on February 7, 1931.
Sadly, Amelia died young. Amelia was lost at sea July 2, 1937 and was declared legally dead on January 5, 1939.
Accomplishments
First woman to fly the Atlantic.
First woman to attempt to fly across the equator.
She was a world famous avaitrix who held multiple world records in aviation.
Her mysterious disappearance was a noteable event in history.
January 3, 1921 - Amelia's first flying lesson
February 7, 1931 - Amelia married George Putnam
May 20, 1932 - Amelia started her flight across the Atlantic
May 21, 1937 - Amelia took off for Miami, Florida from Oakland, California on her flight around the world.
Important Dates
Interesting facts!
Amelia's first plane was named Canary because it was bright yellow.
The plane she was lost in was a twin engine Lockheed Electra.
Amelia's best friends from childhood were Toot and Katch.
Just recently scientist's have identified a metal patch discovered in 1991 to be from Amelia's Electra.
Later Years of Amelia's Life
Flying Facts:
Song: The official website of Amelia Earhart.

Last fact on interesting facts slide: http://www.foxnews.com/science/2014/10/29/amelia-earhart-plane-fragment-identified/
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