In this lesson students will be learning about the first American woman in space, Sally Ride, as well as her work after NASA in outreach for young girls in astrophysics.
In this lesson plan students will learn about Stellar seismology, a technique that was developed by the astronomy Wanda Diaz-Merced.
In this lesson students will learn about the life and work of Victor Blanco.
In this lesson students will be learning about the life and work of Fred Begay, also known as Fred Young and Clever Hunter, the first Native American to earn a PhD in physics.
Students will learn about the life of experimental physicist Luis W. Alvarez, as well as his contributions to particle physics.
Students will learn about the physicist Albert Baez, including his research, ideals, and efforts at improving international scientific education.
Students will learn about the significance of scientific writing, the significance of two writers from the early eighteen hundreds, and will practice writing themselves.
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
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.