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The 8" telescope with which Sir William Huggins first photographed the spectra of stars in 1866

Students will learn about spectra, their connection to atomic absorption and emission, and how astronomer Margaret Huggins contributed to early spectral photography.

Grade level(s): 
9-12
Prep time: 
15-20 minutes
In-class time: 
75 minutes
Herman Branson in laboratory with equipment.

Students will learn about the mobilization of African American “war workers” at Historically Black Colleges and Universities during World War II.

Guide subjects: 
Grade level(s): 
9-12
Prep time: 
10-15 minutes
In-class time: 
60-90 minutes
Operators at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

By examining oral histories and historical photographs, students will learn about the history of the Manhattan Project and how many women contributed in various capacities.

Guide subjects: 
Grade level(s): 
9-12
College
Prep time: 
15 minutes
In-class time: 
60-100 minutes
Portraits of Mary Somerville and Jane Marcet

Students will learn about the significance of scientific writing, the significance of two writers from the early eighteen hundreds, and will practice writing themselves. 

Grade level(s): 
9-12
Prep time: 
20-30 minutes
In-class time: 
55-105 minutes