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Title: The Faces of Science: African Americans in the Sciences
Url: https://webfiles.uci.edu/mcbrown/display/faces.html
Publisher: University of California, Irvine.
Description: A wonderful collection of biographies and information on the many contributions of African American scientists are available at this site. Fields of work highlighted include biochemistry, biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, genetics, meteorology, geology, oceanography, and several other sciences. Continually updated, the site offers many new contributions since its last review, including special highlighted areas for woman and for the first African Americans who earned doctoral degrees in their field. Each biography includes a photograph (if available) and a brief description of the person's life and work. This important site, which would be a good addition to K-8 curriculum, may help to inspire students to work towards realizing their dreams as well as giving students a look at the bigger picture of the world of science.
LC Classification: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Science. Natural history -- Special topics, A-Z -- Personnel. Scientists
History (America) -- United States -- History -- Biography (Collective) -- Presidents -- Relations with specific ethnic groups, A-Z -- African Americans
Science -- Science (General) -- Contributions to science. By religious or ethnic groups
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Technology
Foreign Languages
Foreign Languages -- Cultural awareness
Key Concept: Biology
Chemistry
Geography -- Ethnicity
Biology -- Biotechnology
Resource Type: Bibliographies
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
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Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2008-09-09 14:16:25 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2008-09-09 14:16:26 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Archives
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Resource URL Clicks: 13
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