Benjamin Banneker, often recognized as the First African-American Man of Science, was a mathematician, astronomer, farmer, abolitionist, surveyor and author. His many contributions impact the world we live in today!
After learning about Benjamin Banneker's life, design and construct an invention using cardboard as the primary material. Your invention should:
a. reflect the resourcefulness and imagination of Benjamin Banneker
b. provide purpose for / impact your community (school, neighborhood, city, etc.)
This event is open to people of ALL ages!!
The Benjamin Banneker Association
The Benjamin Banneker Association, Inc. (BBA) is an advocacy organization which supports high-quality learning in mathematics for all students, particularly children of African ancestry.