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Bhm science display famous black scientists
Bhm science display famous black scientists
Bhm science display famous black scientists
Bhm science display famous black scientists
Bhm science display famous black scientists
Bhm science display famous black scientists
Bhm science display famous black scientists
Bhm science display famous black scientists
Bhm science display famous black scientists
Bhm science display famous black scientists
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Bhm science display famous black scientists

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  • 1. Benjamin Banneker 1731-1806 Benjamin Banneker was a brilliant astronomer and mathematician. He filled his lifetime with learning, and it all began with his fascination with a pocket watch!
  • 2. Charles Henry Taylor 1867-1923 Charles Henry Turner was an African American scientist who dedicated his life to entomology, the branch of zoology concerned with insects.
  • 3. Lewis Latimer 1848-1928 Lewis Latimer invented the carbon filament that allowed light bulbs to last a lot longer.
  • 4. Elijah McCoy 1844-1929 Elijah McCoy invented a device that allowed machines to be lubricated whilst still moving.
  • 5. George Washington Carver 1864-1943 George Washington Carver was born into slavery. He became the first African American to attend Simpson College. He became one of the 20th Centuries most famous botanists.
  • 6. Charles Richard Drew 1904-1950 Charles Richard Drew invented the process that allowed blood to be taken from a person and stored for transfusion.
  • 7. Garret Morgan 1877-1963 Garret Morgan invented the first gas mask and went on to invent the first automatic traffic light system.
  • 8. Katherine Johnson 1918- Katherine Johnson was one of the first African American women to work for NASA. Her calculations were vital in getting man on the moon in 1961.
  • 9. Daniel Hale Williams 1858-1931 Daniel Hale Williams was the first doctor to ever perform successful open heart surgery.
  • 10. Granville T Woods 1856-1910 Granville T Woods was a famous inventor. He invented a telephone/telegraph machine as well as a steam boiler furnace, electric battery and many others.

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