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There are many unsung
African American heros and heroines in science and technology. Their
contributions are often unknown to most people, although their inventions are
of great importance. Many of these inventions were fundamental in engineering,
agricultural, and medicine. This Reading Set introduces some of these inventors
and their inventions to students.
Reading Set: 5 Passages
by RV Staff Writer A.A.
Inventor Granville Woods overcame early obstacles to...
283 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, Summary
African American inventor Lewis Latimer is the paten...
213 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, Summary
Patricia Bath was the first black female doctor to r...
245 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, Summary
Born into slavery, George Washington Carver would ev...
343 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, Summary
by R.V. Staff Writer A.A.
One of the premier inventors of his time, Elijah McC...
Nature writer and marine biologist Rachel Carson wrote the highly controversial book, “Silent Spring.” The book had the chemica...
439 Words, 3rd-4th Grades, Main / Central Idea and Summary
Nathanael Greene had aspirations to be an officer in the Continental Army in the American Revolution. The problem though was he...
381 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, Summary and Theme
Abraham Lincoln is well-known as the 16th President of the United States, but he was also an inventor. Abe loved tinkering and ...
520 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, Context Clues and Summary
by Ohiye S’a/Charles Alexander Eastman from Indian Boyhood
Chapter X Passage: Ohiye S’a, whose English name was...
239 Words, 3rd-4th Grades, Context Clues, Main / Central Idea, and Story Elements