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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.
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.
Students will research the history of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and examine several institutions that offer degrees in the physical sciences.
Students will learn about the mobilization of African American “war workers” at Historically Black Colleges and Universities during World War II.
Students will learn about the life and work of geophysicist Inge Lehmann, and the behavior of seismic waves through earth's layers
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.
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.
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.
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.
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