Possible List - Isaac Newton, Albert Einstein, Marie Curie, Louis Pasteur,
James Watt, Michael Faraday, Thomas Edison, Guglielmo Marconi, Nikola Tesla, Ernest
Rutherford, Charles Babbage, Leonardo da Vinci, Robert Oppenheimer, James D. Watson
& Francis Collins, Michio Kaku, Wernher von Braun, Rosalind Franklin, James
Watson and Francis Crick.
and for the Australians - Professor Ian
Frazer, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, Peter Doherty, Barry Marshall, John Eccles, Macfarlane
Burnett, Howard Florey & Lawrence Bragg.
name but a few :)
One - Each child is to present a 2 minute presentation on a particular scientist.
They may read from a mind map that has: a picture of the scientist at the centre,
when born and died, a couple of points about their early life and early education,
their major field of work, why they are famous and how their work influences our
Two - Debate who has had the biggest influence.