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African and African American Experiences

Open access resources online.

SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING & MATHS

Readings

Great achievements in science and technology in ancient Africa
https://www.asbmb.org/asbmbtoday/asbmbtoday_article.aspx?id=32437

 

Digital Projects

HeLa and Science
https://helaandscience.weebly.com/

Way of All Flesh (BBC documentary)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C0lMrp_ySg8

Voices of the Civil Rights Movement: Tuskegee Sphyilis Experiment (video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vz4jE7huhMA

 

Collections Online

Rock Art Archives: Ancient Geometry: Writing Systems, Art, Mathematics
http://www.bradshawfoundation.com/africa/index.php

 

Lesson Plans / Classroom Resources

Against Their Will: North Carolina’s Eugenics Program:
https://civics.sites.unc.edu/files/2012/05/EugenicsInReMoore10-111.pdf

African Americans in Science and Technology
http://www.oxfordaasc.com/public/features/archive/0909/index.jsp

African Americans in the Space Program
http://www.oxfordaasc.com/public/features/archive/0914/index.jsp

Cancer and Henrietta Lacks – Lesson Plan
https://cavalierscience.blogspot.com/2010/02/cancer-and-henrietta-lacks-lesson-plan.html

George Washington Carver – Scientist, Inventor, and Teacher
https://florida.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/wwii-and-the-tuskegee-airmen/wwii-and-the-tuskegee-airmen-stem-in-30/

Early African American Aviators
http://www.oxfordaasc.com/public/features/archive/1213/index.js

Mancala in the Classroom
https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/blog-posts/alycia-zimmerman/mancala-classroom/

WWII and Tuskegee Airmen – STEM in 30 video
https://florida.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/wwii-and-the-tuskegee-airmen/wwii-and-the-tuskegee-airmen-stem-in-30/

 

Webpage / Blog

Black Inventor Museum online
http://blackinventor.com/

Math in Ancient Africa
http://www.math.buffalo.edu/mad/Ancient-Africa/index.html

Modern History of Blacks in Mathematics (timeline)
http://www.math.buffalo.edu/mad/madhist.html​

Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment - Timeline
https://www.cdc.gov/tuskegee/timeline.htm
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