Famous African American Scientists: Lesson for Kids - Quiz & Worksheet


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George Washington Carver studied different areas of science, including _____ which is the study of plants and how they grow.

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1. What accomplishment had George Carruthers made by the age of ten?

2. On which mission did some of George Carruther's inventions get sent to the moon?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What were the names of some well-known African American scientists and what were their accomplishments? You will need to know this information in order to successfully answer all questions appearing on this quiz/worksheet assessment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You must be able to do the following to do well on this quiz:

  • Name the areas of science George Washington Carver and Percy Julian studied
  • Identify an early accomplishment of George Carruthers
  • Discuss the mission in which some of Carruthers' inventions went to the moon
  • Describe what Mae Jemison did before becoming an astronaut

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness -make sure you know the most important information from the lesson, such as what George Carruthers did at an early age
  • Remembering details - remember the name of the mission that used some of Carruthers' inventions to get to the moon
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about the areas in which Carver and Julian studied

Additional Learning

Explore more details about these important historical figures using the lesson called Famous African American Scientists: Lesson for Kids. You will find out:

  • How George Washington Carver was educated
  • What educational program George Carruthers developed
  • Which group Mae Jemison belonged to when she traveled around the world
  • What mission Jemison was a part of
  • What Percy Julian invented and when it was used