Presentation on theme: "Do You Know Your Black History? By Dianne Pidgeon."— Presentation transcript:
Do You Know Your Black History? By Dianne Pidgeon
Who Was the First African American Woman Astronaut?
Mae Jemison Physician Scientist Astronaut Educator NASA
Who Discovered Fire Fighting Chemical Foam That Puts Out Gasoline Fires and a Treatment for Glaucoma?
Percy Julian New York Public Library Schaumburg Center for Research in Black Culture Born: April 11, 1899 Montgomery Alabama DePauw University Harvard University Created an inexpensive drug to treat glaucoma
Who Made 300 Products From Peanuts?
George Washington Carver Soap Paint Lotion Plastics 300 products from peanuts
Who Invented the Globe Supporter for Electric Lamps?
Lewis Howard Latimer Black Scientist A to Z Inventor and Engineer
Works Cited List Jemison, Mae. NASA. African-American History & Culture. Fact on File, Inc., May Lewis Howard Latimer. What You Need To Know About Inventors, May Microsoft Office Clip Art and Media. Microsoft Corporation. 30 May Sullivan, Ortha Richard. African American Inventors. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1998.