Middle School Scientific Method Reading & Questions: Work of Famous Scientists

Middle School Scientific Method Reading & Questions: Work of Famous Scientists
Middle School Scientific Method Reading & Questions: Work of Famous Scientists
Middle School Scientific Method Reading & Questions: Work of Famous Scientists
Middle School Scientific Method Reading & Questions: Work of Famous Scientists
Middle School Scientific Method Reading & Questions: Work of Famous Scientists
Middle School Scientific Method Reading & Questions: Work of Famous Scientists
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Valerie Thomas, African American Scientist & Inventor, NASA Pioneer

Middle school Women in STEM reading and Nature of Science worksheet activity:

Valerie Thomas was a highly successful African American NASA scientist during a time that females, particularly black women, were shunned by the scientific community. She played a vital role leading many important programs at NASA, especially those related to satellites. She is best known for her invention of the illusion transmitter, the precursor to today's 3D technology.

In this assignment, students read a 2-page reading about the life and scientific accomplishments of Valerie Thomas. They then answer 10 text-dependent questions related to Thomas' scientific work.

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