I m watching hidden figures with one of my classes at the end of term and created this worksheet to go with it. Margot lee shetterly s book about nasa s black women mathematicians and engineers is timely and eye opening scientific american.
The true story of hidden figures the forgotten women who helped win the space race smithsonian magazine hidden figures.
Hidden figures math worksheet pdf. Pdf 177 07 kb hidden figures worksheet keeps students engaged throughout the film by providing 31 questions for them to answer to keep them on track. Computing and mathematical jobs a fraction that has actually fallen slightly over the past 15 years even as. She is several years younger than her classmates and is asked to demonstrate the answer to a math question at the chalkboard.
At the beginning of the film katherine appears in a flashback at school. A key with suggested answers is provided at the end. Once you find your worksheet click on pop out icon or print icon to worksheet to print or download.
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The math behind hidden figures. You can simply right click to save it and print it in a large size. Questions are in the order they can be answered from the film.
One of the entry scenes in elementary school features a quartic equation x 2 6x 7 2x 2 5 x 3 0. The new movie hidden figures features some mathematics. W omen today hold only about a quarter of u s.
What does this scene say about her early ability and character. In her personalized trailer for hidden figures actress octavia spencer dorothy vaughan regrets that the number of women in math and computing has recently declined. Katherine johnson at nasa 1966.
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Math activity perfect for black history month or after watching the movie in math class the activity gives a brief description of the three brilliant african american women at nasa katherine johnson dorothy vaughan and mary jackson who served as the brains behind one of the gre.