Identify major scientific figures and breakthroughs of the 20th century, and assess their impact on contemporary life.
Examples are Marie Curie, Albert Einstein, Enrico Fermi, Sigmund Freud, Wright Brothers, Charles R. Drew, mass vaccination, atomic energy, transistor, microchip, space exploration, Internet, discovery of DNA, Human Genome Project.
Subject Area: Social Studies
Date Adopted or Revised: 02/14
Status: State Board Approved