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African American Woman Scientist Biography - Dr. Jane Wright, Cancer Researcher
Women in STEM middle school nature of science READING WITH QUESTIONS activity:
Dr. Jane C. Wright was an African American woman doctor during a time that females, especially black women, were shunned by most in the science fields. Despite this, she revolutionized cancer research, and her work has had implications for cancer treatment to this day. Dr. Jane C. Wright is a woman whose scientific accomplishments should be celebrated!
In this assignment, students read a 2-page reading about the life and scientific accomplishments of Dr. Wright. They then answer 10 text-dependent questions focusing primarily on the major steps of the scientific method viewed through Dr. Wright's work.
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