Did you know Dr. Turner was the first person to discover insects can hear?
Buzzing with Questions, the Inquisitive Mind of Charles Henry Turner, by Janice Harrington and Theodore Taylor, is a biography about how one boy’s curiosity became his calling. Turner had an undeniable need to wonder and experiment.
One of the highlights of this story is how scientific curiosity is followed from questions, to observation, to conclusion.
Even when faced with racial barriers he applied his knowledge of biology towards understanding humanity. He was a community activist.
Use this in science classes to demonstrate aspects of the scientific method and observation.
Add fiction books like Hank’s Big Day by Evan Kuhlman & Chuck Groenink and non-fiction books to expand curiosity and learning.
Fast Facts About Dr. Charles Henry Turner:
If you like insects, arachnids, and other creepy crawlers, you are a budding entomologist, a scientist who studies insects or a arachnologist, one who studies spiders, mites, ticks, or scorpions.
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