Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Scientists in Physics

Famous Scientists in Physics

-Choose one scientist who peaks your interest. Remember our guiding question as you gather your information:How did the scientist you chose use the laws of motion in their work?

Annie Jump Cannon
An American astronomer who helped to classify stars

Franklin Chang Diaz
A Costa Rican Physicist and astronaut

Sally Ride
An American physicist and astronaut

George Edward Alcorn
An African-American physicist,_Jr.

Mae Jemison

American physician and NASA astronaut known for being the first black woman to travel in space.

Ellen Ochoa

First Hispanic female astronaut

Aprille Ericsoson

First African American female to receive a Ph.D. in Engineering at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

J. Ernest Wilkins Jr.

Black physicist who worked on the Manhattan Project

Carlos Noriega

Hispanic astronaut who worked on building the International Space Station