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Famous Scientist Timeline

Overall rating 4 out of 54.9 (19 ratings)

Last updated 06 August 2014, created 07 January 2011, viewed 11,865

Pictures of famous scientists in chronological order running from the Ancient Greeks up to modern day "TV" scientists. Each page has a picture and a description of what the scientist discovered. I have done my best to include scientists from a wide range backgrounds but unfortunate More…ly, there's no getting away from the fact that most historical scientists were white males. I also don't teach much biology so most of the scientists are chemists or physicists. Feel to comment back on scientists you think should be included and why and I'll try to update it.

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Great - thanks, saved me lots of work for a science display. Great choices, especially the modern day scientists that all children in my class can relate to.

from fkmcallister, 06 August 2014
(report comment) 4 out of 5

This is perfect! I want to make a Scientist Timeline for my room and this is an amazing start! You clearly put a lot of work into this! Thank you.

from Daniel Coughlan, 24 July 2014
(report comment) 5 out of 5

really good resource, thank you! However Jocelyn Bell didn't get a noble prize for her work, she was passed over and the credit went to her supervisors.

from mrscjenner, 02 July 2014
(report comment) 4 out of 5

This is so fab! Thanks!

from caroline_davis, 30 November 2013
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Thank-you very much - must have taken ages. As in an all girls school hope it will inspire them to find more female examples to add to it. Thank you for sharing!

from Shortaj, 15 September 2013
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