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Katherine Johnson
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Katherine Johnson

Series: Masterminds

Format: Hardback

ISBN: 9781526312709

Publication Date: 9 Apr 2020

Subject: History

Suitable for: Primary (Year 3, Year 4)

An introductory biography of NASA scientist, Katherine Johnson.
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Summary

An introductory biography of NASA scientist, Katherine Johnson.

Katherine Johnson tells the story of this key scientific figure - covering her early maths skills which saw her attending high school at only 10 years old through to her work at NASA calculating and analysing the flight paths of many spacecraft. She helped send astronauts to the Moon.

Masterminds introduces some of the world's great scientists, inventors and artists, retelling their lives and explaining why their work is important. Clear photographic designs bring a real-life quality to these biographies and major S.T.E.A.M. discoveries.

Provides an understanding of scientific discoveries and presents inspirational lives from a variety of diverse backgrounds.

Includes a timeline of the person's life and shows the ongoing legacy that we can see around us today.

Contents

Who is Katherine Johnson?
Bright beginnings
Getting ahead
Teaching and family
A new job
Fighting prejudice
Into space
In orbit
To the Moon
Later life
Hidden figures
Celebrating Katherine Johnson
A new generation
Glossary and further information
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Category
JNF
Subject
History
Dewey
920
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Col and B & W illus and photos
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Pub. date
9 Apr 2020
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ISBN
9781526312709
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Binding
Hardback
Pages
32
Width
195mm
Height
232mm
Weight
246g
Index
Yes
Contents page
Yes
Glossary
Yes
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