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Teachers: T. Ballentine
Project Name: Science and Society Research Project
Due Date: Monday, September 8, 2008
Contributions of Scientists
Identify a scientist who has made significant contributions to society through the life sciences. Confirm your selection with your instructor. Create a product that answers the following questions.
Who is the scientist?
What did they do?
When and where did they conduct their research?
Why is their research considered important and how did their research impact society?
EBSCO, Britannica Online, NewsBank, and Facts on File are all good reliable sources for information. Go to the Database Resource page for links to the sites. See Mrs. Triplitt for usernames and passwords. Mrs. Ballentine has these also.
You will research one of the following topics. Choose the topic you are most interested in. Click on the link to find numerous reliable sites for your information. Dont forget to cite your sources for this project.
Choose one of the following to report on
Thomas Hunt Morgan
Julius Robert Mayer
Jan Van Helmont
Anton Van Leeuwenhoek