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Fridtjof Nansen in front of the ship in the summer of 1894, strongly doubting that the ice drift would lead him to the Pole.


Fridtjof Wedel-Jarlsberg Nansen was a explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize laureate. He led the team that made the first crossing of the Greenland interior in 1888, and won international fame after reaching a record northern latitude of 86°14′ during his North Pole expedition of 1893–96. His techniques of polar travel and his innovations in equipment and clothing influenced a generation of subsequent Arctic and Antarctic expeditions.


“Believe in the power of truth...Do not allow your mind to be imprisoned by majority thinking. Remember that the limits of science are not the limits of imagination.” Patricia E. Bath, Ophthalmologist


Alexander Graham Bell (March 3, 1847 – August 2, 1922) was an eminent scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator who is credited with inventing the first practical telephone. Bell's father, grandfather, and brother had all been associated with work on elocution and speech, and both his mother and wife were deaf, profoundly influencing Bell's life's work.


34 American Lady Scientists Who Changed The World

Mary Sherman Morgan (1921–2004) was a rocket scientist (!). She invented the liquid fuel Hydyne in 1957, which went on to power the U.S.’s Jupiter-C rocket. | 34 American Lady Scientists Who Changed The World


boys room for 8-10yr old

more ideas for world traveler explorer boys bedroom- via Nathalie Whisnant from


What is a Scientist Interactive Notebook

This "What is a Scientist" pack includes 5 different interactive activities for the primary grades. Included: -Cut/paste for a 5 flap foldable "What is a