Scientist Space

The social network for famous scientists of the past and present!




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A study of important women and men of science from the students of East Middle School.


How a Ferrel Cell Works By William Ferrel (Abby Leinbach)

Here is another one. Enjoy!

Started by William Ferrel May 16, 2011.

How a Ferrel Cell Works By Abby Leinbach

This is my video on how a Ferrel cell works. I couldn't put it as a blog post.

Started by William Ferrel May 16, 2011.

Attributions 16 Replies

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration This is where the profile picture is from. I found it on wikipedia if you need it later.-AbbyContinue

Started by William Ferrel. Last reply by William Ferrel Apr 22, 2011.

Citations 1 Reply


Started by Anders Celsius. Last reply by Anders Celsius Apr 20, 2011.


Welcome to Scientist Space!

Scientist Space Ning is where you will create a social networking page for your scientist. Together with your group members, you will create content, collaborate with your peers and comment on the lives of scientists who changed (and are still influencing) history.

Criteria is simple.  The scientist must have been born after 1500, deceased, and have an entry in both Facts on File and Wikipedia.

Follow the link below to see a suggested list.


New List of Scientists

Once you have made your choice, follow the link below and fill out the sign up form.

Sign-up Form

Important Links and Information:

Daily Tasks

Web Tools and Technology Resources

Requirements for Scientist Space Project


Citation and Attribution



Little trick for finding last date a website is updated: Copy and paste this into address bar of website you are citing and hit go:



Tutorial: Profile settings and page appearance

Tutorial: Social Networking Communication Tools in Ning

Tutorial: Uploading Pictures with Correct Attributions and Citation Information

Tutorial: Creating Multimedia Blog Posts

Tutorial: Creating Citations for Websites with EasyBib

Scientist Space Ning Created by Michael Warner, 8th grade science teacher and Becky Johnson, Teacher Librarian at East Middle School in Grand Junction, Colorado.

Creative Commons License
Original Content for Scientist Space by Michael Warner and Rebecca Johnson is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.


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Image: 'Scientists: Are we producing too many?'

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Image: 'City water testing laboratory, 1948'

Blog Posts

Link to Glogster

Please View My Glog

Posted by Gerty Theresa Radnitz Cori on May 18, 2011 at 1:32pm

Interview that Works

I find it ironic that I, the founder of modern audio technology have had such a struggle with…


Posted by Nikola Tesla on May 18, 2011 at 12:00pm

My Interview

Posted by Nikola Tesla on May 18, 2011 at 8:56am



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