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Other

Description:

This brief article summarizes the contributions of mathematicians Ada Lovelace and Mary Somerville and relates some of the societal obstacles they had to overcome. Caroline Herschel and Florence Nightingale are also featured.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Social Studies > General
  • Education > General
  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
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Keywords:

Grade 6,NSDL,Grade 5,STEM,Equity,Life science,Mathematics,Social Sciences,Process skills,Biology,Biographies of mathematicians,Upper Elementary,Mathematics history,Gender,Life Science,Acknowledges women's contributions to STEM,Informal Education,Middle School,Addresses gender-bias,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-027,Science,Reading in mathematics,By female author,Elementary School,Social Studies,History/Policy/Law,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140728161037401T,Communication,Education

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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