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Using Hidden Figures in the Classroom 


Grants available to incorporate the Campus Read into the classroom. 

WVU Libraries has developed a research guide to serve multiple disciplines. 

Teaching resources for students of all ages from Denise Gaskins.

Good resources with a list to even more references from MathEd.net.

Chapter by chapter discussion questions and writing prompts from HarperAcademic.com

If West Virginia created a Hall of Fame for Female Scientists, who would be nominated. A great essay by Anne Barth, executive director of TechConnect. 

Margot Lee Shetterly's official website

Katherine Johnson's West Virginia Connections

Charleston Gazette-Mail, December 26, 2015 Excellent article by David Gutman at the time Katherine Johnson was named West Virginian of the Year.

National Visionary Leadership Project- Full Set of Interviews with Katherine Johnson

National Visionary Leadership Project-Katherine Johnson First Black Graduate Student (Best guess on when this interview was filmed: 2005 when Katherine Johnson was 87 years old..)

President Barack Obama-Remarks at Medal of Freedom Ceremony November 24, 2015

Priyamvada Matarajan, “Calculating Women” New York Review of Books May 25, 2017; v.LXIV, #9  p.39.

Evelyn Fox Keller, Reflections on Gender and Science (1985.)

Hidden Figures in the News

Hidden Figures is a groundbreaking book. But the film? Not so much. The Guardian. 

The true story of Hidden Figures and the women who crunched the numbers for NASA. Popular Mechanics

History vs. Hollywood.  HistoryvsHollywood.com

Ladies who launch: Women who opened the door to space exploration. New York Times

The Daughters of the American Revolution awarded Katherine Johnson the DAR Medal of Honor at their 2017 Continental Convention. 
Joylette Hylik accepts the DAR Medal of Freedom for her mother, Katharine Johnson