Wikijunior:Famous Inventors/Inventors in Agriculture/George Washington Carver
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When, Where, and to who was he or she born?
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. 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?
He was born as a slave and it took him years to get in college.
Why did this person become interested in science?
Where did this person go to school?
He actually couldn't go to school because he was a black slave.
What problem did he or she uncover that needed solving?
What solutions had already been tried that did not solve the problem? Why wasn't it working?
What did this person invent that solved the problem?
How did the invention solve the problem?
he made conditioner to soften hair, popcorn to eat, and soy milk for people who are allergic to cow's milk.