Wikijunior:Famous Inventors/Inventors in Agriculture/George Washington Carver

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When, Where, and to who was he or she born?[edit]

He was born into slavery in Newton County, Marion Township, near Diamond Grove, now known as Diamond, Missouri. He was born on July 12, 1864[7]. His owner, Moses Carver, was a German American immigrant who had purchased George's mother, Mary, from William P. McGinnis on October 9, 1855.

What was his or her childhood like?[edit]

Did You Know?

  • First interesting fact.
  • Another interesting fact.
  • Yet another interesting fact.

He was born as a slave and it took him years to get in college.

Why did this person become interested in science?[edit]

Where did this person go to school?[edit]

He actually couldn't go to school because he was a black slave.

What problem did he or she uncover that needed solving?[edit]

What solutions had already been tried that did not solve the problem? Why wasn't it working?[edit]

What did this person invent that solved the problem?[edit]

How did the invention solve the problem?[edit]

he made conditioner to soften hair, popcorn to eat, and soy milk for people who are allergic to cow's milk.

How has this inventor changed people and the world?[edit]

What happened to this inventor in the end?[edit]

If you could ask this inventor one question, what would you ask?[edit]

If you could bring this inventor to today and tell him or her one thing, what would you tell him or her about the effect of his or her invention?[edit]

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