ERIC Number: ED156382
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Minority Contributions to Science, Engineering, and Medicine.
Funches, Peggy; And Others
Offering an historical perspective on the development of science, engineering, medicine, and technology and providing current role models for minority students, the bulletin lists the outstanding contributions made by: (1) Blacks - medicine, chemistry, architecture, engineering, physics, biology, and exploration; (2) Hispanos - biomedical research, botany, biology, physics, chemistry, space education, physiology, mathematics, pharmacology, meteorology, oceanography, sociology, geology, anthropology, psychology, engineering, electronics, and computers; (3) Asian Americans - astronomy, engineering, technology, mathematics, medicine, health, physics, dentistry, chemistry, and space education; (4) American Indians - engineering, botany, physics, architecture, chemistry, biology, agronomy, forestry, environmental science, weather forecasting, science education, audiology, otolaryngology, archeology, nursing, mathematics, anthropology, psychology, dentistry, medicine, and pharmacology. Also listed are Hispanic Nobel Prize winners, scientists of the 20th century, and professors; Moslem and Jewish scientists of Medieval Spain (circa 900-1400), statistics on the representation of Hispanos in science; programs designed to meet the Hispanos' health service needs; programs for Indian students and agencies to contact for possible financial aid; groups of special interest to Indian students; and available resources and creative ways to incorporate knowledge and appreciation of minority contributions into the regular instructional program. (NQ)
Descriptors: Achievement, American Indians, Asian Americans, Biographical Inventories, Blacks, Cultural Awareness, Engineering, Ethnic Studies, Health Personnel, Instructional Materials, Leadership, Medicine, Minority Groups, Pharmacy, Physical Sciences, Resource Materials, Role Models, Sciences, Spanish Speaking
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: San Diego City Schools, CA.