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A&E Biography Search

A&E's Biography Channel resources have been placed in digital format -- look at this database of more than 25,000 persons.  learn more

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Achievement

Achievement is intended as an inspirational site – a few good people – with vignettes about and attributes of heroes.  learn more

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How to Write a Personal Bio

Writing a personal biography (autobiography?) shows what it takes to compile such a document and how every biography is an edited version of the person's life. An autobiography…  learn more

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SACNAS Biography Project

This resource from the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science is an online archive of first-person stories (autobiographies) by and about Chicano/Hispanic and Native…  learn more

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Biographies: Alphabetical Order

At Duckster's our goal is to provide a fun and educational web site with lots of interesting content. We try to write articles that are informative, easy to…  learn more

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MacTutor History of Mathematics

MacTutor is a free online resource containing biographies of more than 3000 mathematicians and over 2000 pages of essays and supporting materials.  learn more

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Biographies of Women Mathematicians

The site includes biographical essays or comments on the women mathematicians profiled, as well as additional resources about women in mathematics.  learn more

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YouTube: Biography Channel

Biography highlights newsworthy personalities and events with compelling and surprising points-of-view, telling the true stories from some of the most accomplished non-fiction storytellers of our time.| Biography website.  learn more

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100 People: A World Portrait

A global education toolbox. Lesson Plans 100 People is all about keeping it simple. We simplify the world's population by replacing numbers with faces and stories. We've spent the…  learn more

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Nobel Prize Archive

Welcome to the Nobel Prize Internet Archive! Since 1901, the Nobel Prize has been awarded annually as per Alfred Nobel's last will and testament. This site maintains information on all…  learn more

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50 Famous Engineers Everyone Should Know

Engineering is at the heart of any STEM education since it involves mathematics, science, and technology. Regardless of whether you are talking about civil, mechanical, electrical, chemical, or…  learn more

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20+ Famous Astronauts Your Students Should Know

Space exploration has fascinated the world for many years. Only a few have taken the brave journey to venture outside our atmosphere. Here is a list of famous…  learn more

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56 Great Leaders of the World Everyone Should Know

Powerful people who shaped our world. Many of history’s famous world leaders were great men and women who inspired and helped others. But that’s not always the case.…  learn more

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Alexis de Tocqueville

Alexis de Tocqueville's remarkable insights about the U.S. which have endured for more than a century have been recorded with a contemporary tour of the places he and…  learn more

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26 Famous Mathematicians Everyone Should Know

As students learn math, it’s important for them to know that mathematics is more than just numbers and shapes. It’s also about famous mathematicians—the people, personalities, and discoveries…  learn more

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Ten Black Scientists that Science Teachers Should Know About

Helping your students see the possibilities of careers in STEM fields means providing them with diverse role models. Black History Month provides teachers with an opportunity to feature…  learn more

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Biographies.net

Biographies.net is a huge collection of biographies about famous and not-so-famous individuals, including facts, birthday information, life story, profession, family and more - collaboratively assembled by contributing editors.…  learn more

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C-Span Classroom: Biographical Resources

Free video-based biographies from A to Z and materials for social studies teachers  learn more

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Famous Scientists: Biography, Facts, & Pictures

As inventions and discoveries added to one another, human civilization, technology, and science advanced and evolved. Famous Scientists is the web’s largest educational resource focusing on the lives and…  learn more

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Education World: Biography Acrostic

A perfect culminating activity for your biography, history, or literature unit. This lesson might be used • as a culminating activity for your Biography unit. • as a…  learn more