Parent Busters
Parent Busters
Feb 28, 2023
Secret Superhero of Science and Cinema: Famous Females In History (Busting Back Episode)
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FUN Women's History Month women to learn about for kids! (If you're looking for underrated women in history to learn about or famous women who changed the world, DEFINITELY add this to your history lessons!)

Get ready to dive into the world of Hollywood glamour and cutting-edge technology with the incredible story of Hedy Lamarr — one of the biggest famous female leaders in history that you may not know!

You'll learn facts about the Secret Life of Hedy Lamarr: From Movie Star to Tech Guru, like:

  • How A Piano Invented Bluetooth (Kind of...)
  • Why A Famous Woman In History Never Got Paid For A Life-Changing Invention
  • How She Invented a Super Gross Soda Pill
  • Why Lamarr Went To Jail (In A Surprising Twist)
  • How Hedy Lamarr Was a The Trailblazing Actress Turned Inventor Who Changed the World!
  • How Bluetooth History Was Changed Because Of Hollywood
  • & did you know facts about women's history...

Join us as we journey through the story of how a stunning actress from the Golden Age of Hollywood (known as the most beautiful actress in the world) also invented the technology that made Wi-Fi possible - just a tiny pet project she worked on in her home after a day of filming movies!

(That's right, this bombshell beauty was more than just a pretty face... she was a hobby scientist who changed the world!)

We'll uncover the fascinating life of Hedy Lamarr - from her rise to fame on the silver screen to her groundbreaking work in the tech industry to never getting paid for her work that changed the world.

With drama, humor, and a healthy dose of girl power for Women In History Month, this ENCORE EPISODE  of famous people in history for kids is a must-listen for any young inventor, history buff, or Hollywood fan (or, if you're just looking for a new person to add to your list of female historical figures lessons for kids!).

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