Learn about the importance of science for peace and development for the benefit of society with MY HERO's multimedia showcase featuring science heroes.
Teachers: Visit the free MY HERO Lesson Plan for World Science Day for Peace and Development. Includes discussion guide and learning outcomes.
Watch the following films about heroes using science to make the world more sustainable.
A historical look at the long road for women in science. Following the outstanding career of Dr. Gail Brown, Ph.D, renowned scientist.
Best known for his Segway Personal Transporter, inventor Dean Kamen is taking on great challenges one invention at a time. SlingShot is the story of Kamen, his water purification technology, and his innovative approach to the safe water crisis.
MY HERO Suggested Video
"Unsung heroes of science" (2015) by DMS
These scientists are proving that science can change the world for the better: http://www.sciencecanchangetheworld.org. #brightscience
Dr. France Cordova is a renowned astrophysicist who has broken gender and cultural barriers. [This story is also available in Spanish.]
William Kamkwamba designed and built a windmill, at the age of 14 for his family in Malawi, Africa. [This story is also available in French.]
Science Heroes in Art
These posters from The Amplifier Foundation celebrate climate science heroes who work for environmental justice. Th
Artwork curated by MY HERO Arts Education and Gallery director Giselle Villatoro.
Hero Stories curated by MY HERO General Editor and Story Director Shannon Luders-Manuel.
Audio curated by MY HERO Audio director Stu Pearlman.
Organizer created on 11/8/2013 8:24:21 AM by Becky Miller
Last edited 9/21/2020 6:22:11 PM by Kitty Richardson