Karla Lant

Karla Lant

Freelance Writer and Editor

Karla Lant is an experienced freelance writer, journalist, editor, and adjunct professor. She focuses on science, technology, politics, education, and technical writing. Browse by publication below.

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Philosopher of science article

Philosopher of Science: The life of Michael Faraday

Michael Faraday's story is a classic tale of success against the odds. Although he was born poor and acquired little education as a boy, Faraday went on to become one of the world's most famous scientists. In fact, his work was central to the creation of technology that runs on electricity. Perhaps Faraday's greatest legacy is the way he inspired other scientists.

General moses and the underground railroad article

General Moses and the Underground Railroad: The Amazing Life of Harriet Tubman

The most comprehensive biography of Harriet Tubman for ages 12 and up. From the introduction: Harriet Tubman was one of the most important American abolitionists, people who fought to end slavery in the U.S. She was also a humanitarian, someone who fought for human rights. She served as an armed scout and spy on behalf of the U.S. Army during the American Civil War. Later, she became a passionate activist for women's suffrage, or the right to vote for women.