Scientific Method: African American Scientist Biography WEBQUEST Worksheet

Scientific Method:  African American Scientist Biography WEBQUEST Worksheet
Scientific Method:  African American Scientist Biography WEBQUEST Worksheet
Scientific Method:  African American Scientist Biography WEBQUEST Worksheet
Scientific Method:  African American Scientist Biography WEBQUEST Worksheet
Scientific Method:  African American Scientist Biography WEBQUEST Worksheet
Scientific Method:  African American Scientist Biography WEBQUEST Worksheet
Grade Levels
Product Rating
4.0
2 Ratings
File Type

PDF (Acrobat) Document File

Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing.

198 KB|4 pages
Share
Product Description

Middle school students discover the numerous and wide-ranging contributions of African Americans to the world of science and STEM. Perfect for Black History Month (February) or a Nature of Science Unit.

This internet activity has 2 parts that can be done completely independently of each other, or at the same time. Do one in class, and assign the other for homework!

Part One (Open Ended): Students are given 4 websites and look through the sites to research 6 scientists of their choosing. To close Part One, students discuss what they have read about how scientists overcame adversity and prejudice.

Part Two (Specific Questions): Students are given one specific website with questions that relate directly to specific scientists. The focus is on the wide-ranging fields of science that African Americans have contributed to, and highlights some specific major accomplishments.

Check out the Science Biography Section of Our Store!

Related Biography Reading w/Worksheet Activities:

African American Women in STEM: Valerie Thomas, NASA Scientist & Inventor

African American Women in STEM: Dr. Jane Wright, Cancer Researcher

Vivien Thomas, African American Cardiac Surgery Pioneer

Need something different?

Search all of our NGSS-Aligned middle school materials in Our Store!

Easy to follow, effective, and always standards-based!

Total Pages
4 pages
Answer Key
Not Included
Teaching Duration
N/A
Report this Resource
Loading...
$2.00
Digital Download
More products from Next Generation Science Source
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Teachers Pay Teachers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

Learn More

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up