Buckeye Beat: NASA Glenn screens "Hidden Figures"

WE KNOW YOU ALL LOVE LEARNING ABOUT SCIENCE! WELL, SCIENCE – AND MATH -- IS AT THE CENTER AT THE NUMBER ONE MOVIE AT THE BOX OFFICE THIS WEEK -- "HIDDEN FIGURES." IT IS BASED ON A TRUE STORY ABOUT BLACK FEMALE MATHEMATICIANS WORKING AT NASA DURING THE 50'S.

IT IS A STORY MANY DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT UNTIL NOW. THAT IS WHY NASA GLENN SPONSORED AN EVENT FOR YOUNG STUDENTS, PARTICULARLY GIRLS, TO SEE THE MOVIE SO THEY MIGHT UNDERSTAND WHY MATH AND SCIENCE IS IMPORTANT.

IDEASTREAM'S DARRIELLE SNIPES HAS THIS WEEK’S BUCKEYE BEAT.
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Instructional Links

Website Article: NASA, From Computers to Leaders: Women at NASA Langley

Magazine Article: EBSCOhost, Ebony, No Longer 'Hidden Figures', Dec-Jan, 17 | May Need Password

Website Article: NASA, Profile of John Glenn

Website Articles & Audio Commentary: White House.gov, The Untold History of Women in Science and Technology | Biographies of Women Scientists

Video: Makers Profile, Here's What You Need To Know About The Real Women Behind The 'Hidden Figures' Movie | Katherine Johnson Interview

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