A 14-slide PowerPoint that celebrates some of the brilliant women in Math and Science fields.
Influential Women of the 20th Century – Women in Science and Math
Celebrate Women’s History Month with this presentation highlighting some of the greatest minds in math and science. Students will learn about female biologists, botanists, chemists, and more who have made an impact on the world of STEM.
This presentation includes a Gallery Walk activity on the last slide and provides ample options for extension, including:
- Create a Fakebook profile for one of the women featured in the slideshow.
- Compare and contrast the characteristics of two of the profiled women using a Venn diagram.
The famous female mathematicians and scientists referenced in this activity are
- Sylvia Earle
- Janaki Ammal
- Katherine Johnson
- Marie Maynard Daly
- Brenda Milner
- Rosalind Franklin
- Patricia Bath
- Mae Jemison, and
- Jane Goodall
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