We are celebrating Nurses Week ! with a look at Florence Nightingale : lesson is perfect for history and science class :
National Nurses Week is celebrated annually from May 6, also known as National Nurses Day, through May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing.
Florence Nightingale :
Florence Nightingale was a trailblazing figure in nursing who greatly affected 19th- and 20th-century policies around proper care. She was known for her night rounds to aid the wounded, establishing her image as the ‘Lady with the Lamp.’ She is revered as the founder of modern nursing. Her substantialcontributions to health statistics are less well known. She first gained fame by leading a team of 38 nurses to staff an overseas hospital of the British army during the Crimean War.
Kids Book : Free with Kindle unlimited :
Meet Sophia, a sweet little girl who travels through time meeting famous people from history and learning about the times in which they live. Along with her trusty stuffed bee, Bizzy, she also learns about and shares information about honey bees. In her new adventure, Sophia travels to London and meets Florence Nightingale, who started the first school for nurses. This book is perfect for a beginner reader and is full of fun facts about both history and the incredible honey bee. The full page illustrations are bright and colorful, and your children will love them. Each book also contains a delicious and child-friendly recipe, promoting family fun skills in the kitchen.