Rachel Carson – A Famous Scientist
Rachel Carson grew up loving the outdoors, reading, and writing stories. She studied to be a writer and scientist while she was in college. In 1936, she became the first woman scientist in the Department of Fisheries. Rachel's books made her famous – they told people to care for the world around them.
Put an X in the text box next to each statement on the attached worksheet that best describes Rachel Carson as a famous scientist. If a statement doesn't describe Rachel Carson, leave the text box blank.
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