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enMobilizing Minds: Teaching Science and Math in the Age of Sputnik
https://historyexplorer.si.edu/resource/mobilizing-minds-teaching-science-and-math-age-sputnik
<div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="https://historyexplorer.si.edu/sites/default/files/1857.jpg" width="150" height="186" alt="Thumbnail image of Mobilizing Minds: Teaching Science and Math in the Age of Sputnik resource" /></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>In this online exhibition, students will learn how fear of Soviet domination galvanized reform in science and math education during the 1950's and 60's. On October 4, 1957, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, the first artificial satellite to orbit the earth. In order win the "Space Race", the United States urgently needed both a select group of mathematicians, scientists, and engineers; and a general population of mathematically and scientifically informed citizens.</p>
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