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Investigate a famous scientist

Definitions

 Scientist (noun):

a person learned in science and especially natural science : a scientific investigator

 

Legacy (noun):

something transmitted by or received from an ancestor or predecessor or from the past: for example the legacy of the ancient philosophers

  From: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary

Databases to Use

Access our databases by using the eResources Link at Assignment Help tab of the Library Website.


Britannica School will give you authoritative information about scientists from many of its articles. 

Library Webs is a great starting place for websites related to different scientists. Once you are in the database, do a search or choose a category.

 

Useful Websites

Use this link to search a number of websites on famous scientists.

 

For Australian scientists try this site:

Interviews with Australian Scientists

Looking for explanations of the science you can understand? Try this site:

Q-Files - The Great Illustrated Encyclopedia

Cool Jobs

Check out these short videos about modern-day scientists:

  • Chef - molecular gastronomist
  • Storm chasers
  • Astronomer
  • Meteorite men
  • Molecular biologist
  • Video game programmer

Quizzes about Scientists

 

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Worth a Look

Take a look at these interesting sites.

For a Laugh

CiteMaker

Use the Citemaker link on the MyGrammar page or the APA Citemaker tab near the Middle School Library tab to find this online bibliography generator tool.