How I Became A Scientist: Activity Book for 3rd Graders

How I Became A Scientist: Activity Book for 3rd Graders (Paperback)

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 How I Became A Scientist: Activity Book for 3rd Graders
Purdue University Press
Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine
8.50" x 8.25"

Book Description

"Scientists have fun and exciting jobs! In this book, you will meet scientists from all over the world who work with animals. These scientists work hard to make sure people and their animals stay healthy. Maybe one day you will be a scientist too! You can start your science training now by completing the activities in this book."

This activity book highlights how eight people became scientists. Published in full color, the book features fun activities relevant to the different scientific specialties represented for children to complete.

The publication of the book has been supported by the National Institutes of Health, the National Center for Research Resources, and a Scientific Education Partnership Award. An online version is available free of charge to download and print at:

About the Author(s):

Jessica Schneider is at Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine.

Kauline Cipriani Davis is the Director of Diversity Initiatives at the Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine. She is responsible for developing, implementing and coordinating initiatives to enhance diversity and inclusiveness. Dr. Davis has served as Assistant to the Provost, with responsibilities in academic affairs and diversity, and as Assistant Director of the Women in Science Programs. She has been a co‐mentor for the Summer Research Opportunities Program, an advisor for the Black Graduate Association, and has worked closely with the NIH Summer Research Institute for Diversity in Biomedical Sciences, the LSAMP/AGEP Program Offices and the Purdue Chapter of Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences. Dr. Davis currently advises the PVM chapter of Veterinary Students One in Culture and Ethnicity, a national student organization that provides leadership in the exploration of issues of diversity and inclusion. She is the recipient of the Engagement Award from Purdue’s Black Graduate Association.


Thad Blossom is at Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine.