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ESL 131A - Science and Inventions: Home

Information for ESL 131A students researching scientists, inventors, scientific discoveries, or inventions.

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Poster Project: Theme Science

This is a general guide for ESL 131A students looking for information and images about inventors, scientists, and important scientific inventions and scientific discoveries.  You'll find suggestions for locating reference sources, books, and images from print and web sources.

Please contact a reference librarian if you need further assistance. 

Possible Topics to Research

Examples of topics:


Scientists and Inventors

  • Thomas Edison
  • Marie Curie
  • Steve Jobs
  • Alexander Graham Bell
  • Rachel Carson
  • George Washington Carver

Inventions or Scientific Discoveries

  • Airplanes
  • Penicillin
  • Teflon
  • Pasteurization
  • The computer "mouse"

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