of 16 scientist stories! In this diverse scientists biography article set, students learn about 16 famous and not-so-famous scientists who have made major contributions to science, some historical and some from more modern times.
Each resource includes an engaging article about a scientist AND a corresponding worksheet with text-dependent questions to answer.
Each included activity has both a PRINT and GOOGLE SLIDES option to assign!
These make PERFECT emergency science sub plans because:
- No prior knowledge is required – all of the answers to questions appear in the text.
- The general science content is applicable to any upper middle school or high school science course.
- Answer keys are included, so your sub can easily review the correct answers.
- All included activities can be assigned on either paper (with the included PDF) or directly through Google Classroom (with the included Google Slides versions).
- Rosalind Franklin: Unsung DNA Researcher
- Dr. Marie Daly: 1st Black Woman to Earn a PhD in Chemistry
- Vivien Thomas: Inventor of Blue Baby Syndrome Surgery
- Sir Isaac Newton: Laws of Motion and Gravity
- Alfred Wegener: Provided Evidence of Continental Drift
- Mary Leakey: Fossil Hunter, Found Early Human Ancestors
- Valerie Thomas: NASA Engineer, Inventor of Illusion Transmitter
- John Herrington: 1st Native American Tribe Member in Space
- Cecelia Payne: Discover Composition of Stars
- Dmitri Mendeleev: “Father of the Periodic Table”
- Olga González-Sanabria: NASA Chemical Engineer, Invented ISS Batteries
- Percy Julian: Chemist, Developed Cortisone and Other Meds
- Dr. Susan La Flesche Picotte: 1st Native American to Earn a Medical Degree
- Nikola Tesla: Electricity Pioneer
- Bisi Ezerioha: Race Car Engineer
- Dr. Jane Wright: Cancer Research and Chemotherapy Pioneer
- FREE BONUS: 10 Scientists Every Kid Should Know (But Probably Doesn’t!)
- All answer keys are included.
- Please note: this diverse scientists biography article set is not editable.
- The links to the Google Slides versions are included in the downloadable PDFs.
- Check out my What Does a Scientist Look Like? blog!