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Ch 23: Diversity in Science

About This Chapter

Look at diversity in science and learn about the men and women of varied ethnic and social backgrounds who have contributed to our knowledge. Add to your knowledge of the history of science and physics, and see how diversity has been a very important element.

Diversity in Science - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter will give you an overview of the range of people who have made scientific contributions through time. First, our instructors will go over the meaning of the term 'diversity' and explain how it applies to science. Other lessons look at the history of science and of physics. Finally, review the men and women who have contributed to different branches of scientific endeavor. By the time you've completed these lessons, you should be equipped to:

  • Define diversity and how it relates to science
  • Review the history of science
  • Name some high points in the history of physics
  • Identify outstanding men and women scientists of all ethnic and social backgrounds and their contributions

Taught by expert instructors, these short, engaging lessons give you a solid foundation in the subject matter, and you can test your knowledge with multiple-choice quizzes at the end of each lesson. Video tags in the lessons make it easy to review areas where you need more study, without having to re-watch the whole lesson.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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