African-American History Month, also called Black History Month, is celebrated every February in the U.S. and Canada to recognize the achievements of African Americans.
In this three-day interdisciplinary unit, "African-American Explorers and Innovators," students will expand their knowledge of lesser-known African Americans in history by examining their engineering contributions. Activities include...
- researching historical figures and technologies
- creating an engineering prototype
- writing a short story or one-act play
The unit incorporates EBSCO's Biography Reference Center, History Reference Center, Literary Reference Center Plus and Science Reference Center.
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