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Joseph Henry: American Physicist
Website presenting the history and papers of Joseph Henry (1797-1878), revered scientist of his time and first secretary (director) of the Smithsonian. Includes biographical information, Henry's papers, articles on Henry, and Henry namesakes.
Provider: Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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On the Shoulders of Giants
Lesson in which students research important astronomers and scientists and make presentations on their achievements. Develops the theme that advances in science are built on the past achievements of many individuals. Includes resource links for important scientific figures.
Provider: Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Scientific Identity
Online collection of portraits in the Dibner Library featuring scientists, natural philosophers, engineers, and inventors.
Provider: Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Grade(s): 9–12
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Who Was James Smithson? —From Smithson to Smithsonian Classroom Activities
Lesson plan. Learn of the circumstances surrounding James Smithson's generous gift to the United States and examine primary source materials from Smithson's life. Includes printable resources for student activities.
Provider: Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Grade(s): 9–12
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Women in Aviation and Space History
This online exhibition serves as a “gallery guide” to the history of flying women, from the pioneering days to the space age.
Provider: National Air and Space Museum
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Grade(s): General audience
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