Technology (Black Achievement in Science Series)

Technology (Black Achievement in Science Series)

by Mari Rich


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Technology (Black Achievement in Science Series) by Mari Rich

The technology industry of today has really only been around for a few decades, but in that time, it has brought massive change to the world. Scientists and experts of African heritage have made many important contributions to this process, and their inspiring stories are inside. Read about their innovations in electronics, computer technology, video production, software coding, and entrepreneurial leadership. Some of these experts are also using their position to mentor younger scientist who hope to make their own dreams come true. Will you be next? Great scientific achievements, innovations, and inventions often have been recorded by men and women of color, and this series celebrates their work and lives, specialty by specialty. Their stories can inspire students of today to pursue their own dreams of science success. In a perfect world, we, like science, would not see color. Until then, we celebrate and inspire with stories of Black Achievement in Science.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781422235645
Publisher: Mason Crest Publishers
Publication date: 01/28/2016
Series: Black Achievement in Science Series
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword Malinda Gilmore Mel Pouson 6

Introduction 8

Frank Greene 10

Gerald A. Lawson 16

John W. Thompson 22

Marc Hannah 26

Herman Chinery-Hesse 32

Kimberly Bryant 38

Clarence Wooten 44

Hadiyah Mujhid 50

Careers in Technology 56

Text-Dependent Questions 60

Research Projects 61

Find Out More 62

Series Glossary of Key Terms 63

Index/Author 64

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