ERIC Number: EJ520651
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Biographical Science: Cooperative Investigations into Scientists' Lives.
MacKinnon, Gregory R.
Science Teacher, v63 n2 p43-45 Feb 1996
Presents an activity that highlights the life of Harriet Brooks, a lesser-known Canadian physicist. Objectives include stressing Harriet Brooks's contribution to science and developing a historical connection to other prominent figures, illustrating to students that attitudes about women in science were very constraining in Harriet Brooks's time, and advancing cooperative learning skills such as communication and individual responsibility. (JRH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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