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You must write three biographies about a famous scientist during the first semester.  You must use at least two resources for your report.  You may use an Encyclopedia, novel, or the Internet.  Please write the names of the sources you used on a seperate bibliography page.  Use the biography outline hand out to structure your report.   

Click the below link to access the biography outline:

Biography Outline

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* You must have the teacher’s approval before reporting on someone not listed below. 

  • HEALTH & MEDICINE
  • Frederick Banting: developer of insulin
  • Alexander Fleming: discovered penicillin
  • Jonas Salk: developer of the first polio vaccine
  • Percy Julian: discoverer of key medicines
  • Christiaan Barnard: pioneering heart-transplant surgeon
  • Lois Pasteur: vaccine & pasteurization
  • Marie Curie: physicist & inventor of x-rays
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  • Earth
  • Alfred Wegener: developer of the continental drift
  • Harry Hess: investigator of the deep ocean floor
  • Arthur Holmes: investigator of the history of the earth
  • Winifred Goldring: geologist and paleontologist
  • Jacques Cousteau: explored ocean floor and invented scuba diving equipment.
  • Anders Celsius: temperature
  • George Simon Ohm: heat conduction
  • Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier: combustion and conservation
  • Rachel Carson: environmentalist
  • Albert Einstein: theory of relativity
  • Fanny Workman: geographer
  • Isaac Newton: law of relativity
  • Luis Alvarez: atomic physicist & dinosaur extinction theorist
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  • Space
  • Edwin Hubble: astronomer who expanded the bounds of the universe
  • Henrietta Leavitt: Key in measuring stellar distances
  • Galileo: astronomical discoveries
  • Nicolas Copernicus: sun is the center of the universe
  • Mary Somerville: astronomy
  • Maria Mitchell: discovered comet
  •   
  • Human Evolution
  • Charles Davenport: eugenicist
  • Rosalind Franklin: key in solving DNA
  • The Leakey Family: investigators of our human ancestors
  • Charles Darwin: theories of evolution
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  • Animal Behavior
  • Jane Goodall: studied chimpanzee
  • Ivan Pavlov: investigated animal behavior
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  • Inventions
  • Alexander Bell: telephone
  • Jay Forrester: computer pioneer
  • Henry Ford: automobile
  • Thomas Edison: lightbulb
  • Wallace Carothers: nylon
  • Orvil & Wilbur Wright: airplane
  • Samuel F.B. Morse: Morse code
  • Michale Faraday: electrical currents
  • Louis Jacques Mande Daguerre: photograph
  • Bill Gates: computer software
  • Robert Goddard: rocket

Please read about your scientist every night.  Not only will this report increase your knowledge of Science, but it will make you a better reader and writer.

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Science Report: List of Scientist

* You must have the teacher’s approval before reporting on someone not listed below. 

 

HEALTH & MEDICINE

Frederick Banting: developer of insulin

Alexander Fleming: discovered penicillin

Jonas Salk: developer of the first polio vaccine

Percy Julian: discoverer of key medicines

Christiaan Barnard: pioneering heart-transplant surgeon

Lois Pasteur: vaccine & pasteurization

Marie Curie: physicist & inventor of x-rays

 

Earth

Alfred Wegener: developer of the continental drift

Harry Hess: investigator of the deep ocean floor

Arthur Holmes: investigator of the history of the earth

Winifred Goldring: geologist and paleontologist

Jacques Cousteau: explored ocean floor and invented scuba diving equipment.

Anders Celsius: temperature

George Simon Ohm: heat conduction

Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier: combustion and conservation

Rachel Carson: environmentalist

Albert Einstein: theory of relativity

Fanny Workman: geographer

Isaac Newton: law of relativity

Luis Alvarez: atomic physicist & dinosaur extinction theorist

 

Space

Edwin Hubble: astronomer who expanded the bounds of the universe

Henrietta Leavitt: Key in measuring stellar distances

Galileo: astronomical discoveries

Nicolas Copernicus: sun is the center of the universe

Mary Somerville: astronomy

Maria Mitchell: discovered comet

 

 

Human Evolution

Charles Davenport: eugenicist

Rosalind Franklin: key in solving DNA

The Leakey Family: investigators of our human ancestors

Charles Darwin: theories of evolution

 

Animal Behavior

Jane Goodall: studied chimpanzee

Ivan Pavlov: investigated animal behavior

 

Inventions

Alexander Bell: telephone

Jay Forrester: computer pioneer

Henry Ford: automobile

Thomas Edison: lightbulb

Wallace Carothers: nylon

Orvil & Wilbur Wright: airplane

Samuel F.B. Morse: Morse code

Michale Faraday: electrical currents

Louis Jacques Mande Daguerre: photograph

Bill Gates: computer software

Robert Goddard: rocket