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In this lesson, students identify and describe unfamiliar scientist heroes who contributed to the field of science until the year 1929. Students create a T-square graphic organizer about a specific group of women scientists of the Harvard College Observatory (a T-square is provided that has Facts Learned on one side and Big Ideas or Contributions on the other). The students will also research and complete a product (e.g., written report, multimedia product, podcast, blog, skit, etc.) and give a presentation on one of the unfamiliar scientist heroes they researched. This activity is from the Cosmic Times teacher's guide and is intended to be used in conjunction with the 1929 Cosmic Times poster.

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    • Grade 1
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    • Grade 3
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    • Grade 5
    • Grade 6
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    • Grade 8
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    • Grade 11
    • Grade 12

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    Middle School,NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Grade 8,High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC),The nature of science,Grade 7,High School,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123304048T,Space Science,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Astrophysics,History/Policy/Law,Reading,Physics,History of science

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    English

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