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Lawrence Howland Knox, one of the African American Scientists who worked on the Manhattan Project.

Students will learn about the role of African Americans played in the Mahanattan Project as scientists, technicians, and workers by exploring the biographies of several of these individuals.

Guide subjects: 
Grade level(s): 
9-12
Prep time: 
10-15 minutes
In-class time: 
60-90 minutes
Construction at the Hanford site of the Manhattan Project.

By examining oral histories and historical photographs, students will learn about the lives of African Americans who worked at the secret city built for the Manhattan Project in Hanford, Washington.

Guide subjects: 
Grade level(s): 
9-12
Prep time: 
10-15 minutes
In-class time: 
50-75 minutes
A Class in Mathematical geography at Hampton Institute studying the earth's rotation around the Sun. Hampton, Virginia, ca 1899.

Students will research the history of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and examine several institutions that offer degrees in the physical sciences.

Grade level(s): 
9-12
Prep time: 
15-20 minutes
In-class time: 
65-95 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
Portrait of Inge Lehmann

Students will learn about the life and work of geophysicist Inge Lehmann, and the behavior of seismic waves through earth's layers

Grade level(s): 
9-12
Prep time: 
15-20 minutes
In-class time: 
60-90 minutes
Young women conducting an experiment in the Physics Laboratory, Wellesley College

Students will learn about the history of women's colleges and their role in physical science education by exploring several key institutions that offer physical science degrees.

Grade level(s): 
9-12
Prep time: 
15-20 minutes
In-class time: 
70-90 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
L-R: Andrew Granato, Gordon Baym, Charles Slichter, and Lillian Hoddeson converse at the History Solid State Physics Meeting.

Students will learn about subtle discrimination, its negative effects on the careers of women in physics and astronomy, and strategies to eliminate it from the workplace and classroom.

Grade level(s): 
9-12
Prep time: 
15-30 minutes
In-class time: 
50-70 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
Portrait of Marietta Blau

Students will learn the story of Marietta Blau, an oft-forgotten Austrian Jewish physicist who was forced to leave her country upon its annexation by Nazi Germany in 1938

Guide subjects: 
Grade level(s): 
9-12
Prep time: 
20-30 minutes
In-class time: 
50-70 minutes

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