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American Physical Society Logo

Students will learn about racially and professionally diverse physicists.

Guide subjects: 
Grade level(s): 
6-8
9-12
College
Prep time: 
10-15 minutes
In-class time: 
65-70 minutes
American Physical Society logo

Students will learn about the contributions of contemporary women to physics, astronomy, and related disciplines. They will also explore careers and the significance of professional societies in physics.

Guide subjects: 
Grade level(s): 
6-8
9-12
College
Prep time: 
15 minutes
In-class time: 
60-90 minutes
Accessibility logos

Students will learn about different disabilities, how they affect a scientist's ability to participate in academic conferences, and the policies intended to lessen their obstacles.

Guide subjects: 
Grade level(s): 
9-12
College
Prep time: 
20-30 minutes
In-class time: 
65-90 minutes
Portrait of Albert Baez

Students will learn about the physicist Albert Baez, including his research, ideals, and efforts at improving international scientific education.

Guide subjects: 
Grade level(s): 
9-12
Prep time: 
15-25 minutes
In-class time: 
Text-based sections: 35-50 minutes; Experiment section: 25-40 minutes
SACNAS Official Logo

Students will be introduced to the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS), and consider the importance of diversity.

Grade level(s): 
9-12
Prep time: 
10-15 minutes
In-class time: 
35-60 minutes

Students will learn about the life of experimental physicist Luis W. Alvarez, as well as his contributions to particle physics.

Guide subjects: 
Grade level(s): 
9-12
Prep time: 
10-15 min
In-class time: 
60-90 min
Victor Blanco at Kitt Peak National Laboratory, Tucson, Arizona

In this lesson students will learn about the life and work of Victor Blanco.

Guide subjects: 
Grade level(s): 
9-12
Prep time: 
30 min
In-class time: 
70 min
National Radio Astronomy Observatory's Very Large Array of radio/telescope dishes in Socorro, New Mexico.

In this lesson plan students will learn about Stellar seismology, a technique that was developed by the astronomy Wanda Diaz-Merced.

Guide subjects: 
Grade level(s): 
9-12
Prep time: 
20 min
In-class time: 
65 min