The Resource George Washington Carver for kids : his life and discoveries with 21 activities, Peggy Thomas, (ebook)

George Washington Carver for kids : his life and discoveries with 21 activities, Peggy Thomas, (ebook)

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George Washington Carver for kids : his life and discoveries with 21 activities
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George Washington Carver for kids
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his life and discoveries with 21 activities
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Peggy Thomas
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eng
Summary
George Washington Carver was born into the violent era of slavery, yet he had big ideas. The first was to get an education. That meant leaving his Missouri home at a young age, washing people's clothes to pay for school, moving from town to town, and fleeing a lynch mob. Carver's second big idea was to serve others. After becoming the first black graduate from Iowa Agricultural College, Carver took a teaching position at the Tuskegee Institute founded by Booker T. Washington. There he witnessed the miserable conditions of the poor Southern farmer. That's when his ideas began to flow. Carver taught farmers how to nourish the soil, conserve waste, and feed their families. He developed hundreds of new products from the sweet potato, peanut, and other crops, and his discoveries gained him a place in the national spotlight. Throughout the Jim Crow era, Carver toured America speaking about agriculture, but most people went away with a more important message: that every citizen has hidden potential that, like a seed, just needs nurturing to bloom. Many of Carver's ideas took a long time to develop, but today his concepts of conservation, zero waste, and plant-based products are on the cutting edge of science. George Washington Carver tells the inspiring story of this remarkable American scientist. It includes a time line, resources for further research, and 21 hands-on activities to better appreciate Carver's genius
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Midwest
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1960-
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Thomas, Peggy
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  • 630.92
  • B
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non fiction
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  • Carver, George Washington
  • Tuskegee Institute
  • African American agriculturists
  • Agriculturists
  • African American scientists
  • Scientists
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adult
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George Washington Carver for kids : his life and discoveries with 21 activities, Peggy Thomas, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9780915864058
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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MWT12046735
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remote
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12046735
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George Washington Carver for kids : his life and discoveries with 21 activities, Peggy Thomas, (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780915864058
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12046735
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12046735
System control number
MWT12046735
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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