Important Faces of Diversity in Science


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What is diversity in the context of this lesson?

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1. What percentage of American scientists were white males in 2010?

2. Which of the following is NOT a benefit of diversity in science?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Included on these assessments will be topics such as diversity in the lesson's context, benefits of diversity, and some key figures in the scientific community.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on:

  • Diversity's definition in the context of the related lesson
  • The white male population of American scientists
  • Examples of benefits of diversity in science
  • A historical scientist who won two Nobel prizes in two different sciences
  • The modern face of diversity in science

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding relevant scientists in the 19th and 20th centuries
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding benefits of diversity in science and interpret it correctly
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of diversity

Additional Learning

The affiliated lesson titled Important Faces of Diversity in Science will teach you a greater amount about the content covered by this quiz and worksheet. Particularly, the lesson will go over:

  • Examples of historical figures in science
  • Modern scientists
  • Diversity in science throughout the years