Mobilizing Minds: Teaching Math and Science in the Age of Sputnik
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|National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution|
|The 1957 launch of Sputnik, combined with a burgeoning school age population, catalyzed reform in mathematics and science teaching in the United States. This on-line exhibit presents objects from the time of Sputnik, including books and apparatus associated with contemporary reform in American physics, astronomy, biology, chemistry and mathematics teaching.|
|Levels:||Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)|
|Resource Types:||Net-Based Resources, Public and Government Institutions|
|Math Topics:||History and Biography|
|Math Ed Topics:||Reform, Social Issues/Public Policy|
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