Scientists A-Z -

Scientists A-Z

Length: 26 weeks
Content-type: Text-based
Age/Grade: 4th – 6th Grades
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How to Use This Course

Scientists A-Z is a fun look at science through the lens of history. Each short lesson is followed by comprehension questions, activities, and additional resources that provide options for going deeper.

Course Introduction

We hear often about Alexander Graham Bell and Albert Einstein, but scientists such as Carl David Anderson, John Dalton, Friedrich Wilhelm Ostwald, and many others are often forgotten. Scientists A-Z takes a look at twenty-six scientists throughout history, from the early studies of Nicolaus Copernicus to the more modern work of Frederick Sanger. Each study includes facts, questions, activities, and additional resources.

  • Week 1: Carl David Anderson
  • Week 2: Alexander Graham Bell
  • Week 3: Nicolaus Copernicus
  • Week 4: John Dalton
  • Week 5: Albert Einstein
  • Week 6: Michael Faraday
  • Week 7: Galileo Galilei
  • Week 8: William Herschel
  • Week 9: Irene Joliot-Curie
  • Week 10: Percy Lavon Julian
  • Week 11: Robert Koch
  • Week 12: Pierre-Simon, Marquis de Laplace
  • Week 13: James Clerk Maxwell
  • Week 14: Sir Isaac Newton
  • Week 15: Friedrich Wilhelm Ostwald
  • Week 16: Louis Pasteur
  • Week 17: Lloyd Quarterman
  • Week 18: Jesse W. Reno
  • Week 19: Frederick Sanger
  • Week 20: Nikola Tesla
  • Week 21: Ukichiro Nakaya
  • Week 22: Virginia Apgar
  • Week 23: Wilbur and Orville Wright
  • Week 24: X-Ray Inventor: Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen
  • Week 25: Linus Yale, Jr.
  • Week 26: Frank Zamboni

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