TITLE

Dr. Carver and His Peanuts

PUB. DATE
February 2006
SOURCE
Scholastic News -- Edition 2;Feb2006, Vol. 62 Issue 5, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article provides background information on an African American scientist named George Washington Carver who became great because of making things out of peanuts.
ACCESSION #
19660810

 

Related Articles

  • PERCY L. JULIAN. IRVIN, DONA L. // Black Heroes;2001, p405 

    An encyclopedia entry for Percy L. Julian is presented. The African American scientist, educator, entrepreneur and inventor was born on April 11, 1899 in Montgomery, Alabama. It provides a background of his childhood and education. It relates how Julian developed a synthetic chemical similar to...

  • Congress Honors Early Pioneer in Steam Heating.  // ASHRAE Journal;Apr2008, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p6 

    The article presents the lifes and works of David Nelson Crosthwait, pioneer of heating, ventilation, air-conditiong and refrigeration (HVAR)work with steam in the U.S. According to the author, Crosthwait was acknowledged as an African-American scientists who can inspire other future generations...

  • Dr. Carver and His Peanuts.  // Scholastic News -- Edition 1;Feb2006, Vol. 62 Issue 5, p1 

    This article presents information on the career of African-American scientist George Washington Carver. The number of things he made out of peanuts is cited. His contributions to farmers in Alabama are discussed. Information on the George Washington Carver Museum is presented.

  • The Good Earth. Klein, Julia M. // Obit Magazine;2010, p45 

    The article offers information on African American scientist and botanist George Washington Carver. He was born into slavery in Missouri during the Civil War's closing months in 1864. He was kidnapped, orphaned and almost killed before the age of 1. Among his achievements that have had special...

  • Black scientists: Why are there still so few? Fields, Cheryl D. // Black Issues in Higher Education;03/19/98, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p12 

    Discusses the scarcity of African American scientists within the scientific community. Percentage of blacks that hold a physical science doctorate; Views of Dr. Luther S. Williams, assistant director of Education and Human Resources at the National Science Foundation on the matter; Explanation...

  • Careers in science & technology.  // Black Enterprise;Feb1985, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p49 

    More and more young Black men and women are planning careers in science and technology. Awaiting them is a whole universe to be explored: the call for scientists is not expected to abate so on, especially not with the demands for technological innovation that exist in the US and around the...

  • What do you want to be when you grow up? Stroud, Cedric M. // Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder;3/26/2009, Vol. 74 Issue 34, p5 

    The article offers information on the inventions of several African American scientists.

  • Blacks in science and technology. Massaquoi, Hans J. // Ebony;Feb1997, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p172 

    Features prominent Afro-Africans in the field of science and technology. Includes physicist Shirley A. Jackson; Astronaut Bernard A. Harris; Chemical engineer Paula T. Hammond.

  • Science and Medicine. Estell, Kenneth // African America: Portrait of a People;1994, p657 

    An introduction to encyclopedia entries concerning the earliest African-American scientists and inventors is presented.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics