Neglected Scientists

Neglected Scientists

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Physics Department in 1916.  Della Rogers is the only woman present.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Physics Department in 1916. Della Rogers is the only woman present.

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Students will learn about female scientists whose stories are neglected in many histories of science. They will compare the different contexts of scientific investigation across the recent past and in different cultures. Students are also encouraged to use their new knowledge to write up suggested edits for the online encyclopedia Wikipedia.