Trailblazer Temple Grandin
Grades: 3 - 8

Video Description: Meet Temple Grandin, world renowned autism spokesperson, scientist, inventor, and trailblazer for autism advocacy.

Type of Video: Profile*
Unique Video ID: Veterinary-11**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • Why is Dr. Grandin considered a Trailblazer? Examine her life and come up with some opinions on that.
  • Bullying is a huge problem in schools and everywhere else. Students can create a menu of ways to show compassion versus hatred.
  • What kind of equipment did Dr. Grandin invent for the cattle industry? Research that and some of her other amazing work.


*Profile videos use a first-person/first-hand approach to highlight interesting people doing interesting things in the area of study.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.