Saturday Morning Science - The Life and Science of Benjamin Banneker

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Smith Hall, room 326 Towson University, 8000 York Rd, Towson, MD 21252, USA

Saturday Morning Science - The Life and Science of Benjamin Banneker

10:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon.

Speaker:    Mr. Bob Smith,    
Actor and Storyteller.    

Benjamin Banneker was born in Ellicott City and lived from 1731-1806.  He was raised on a tobacco farm and attended school but was largely self-taught in the sciences.  During his life he made valuable contributions as an astronomer, mathematician, surveyor, almanac author and a farmer.   Benjamin Banneker will be on hand at Saturday Science to discuss his life and science during this “living history” presentation.

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Fisher College of Science and Mathematics, Academic Affairs, Willard Hackerman Academy

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General Public

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