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Madame Marie Curie & The Science of Radioactivity

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A student-created, yet comprehensive 37-slide presentation on the life and contributions of Marie Curie awaits your upcoming chemists! With plenty of photographs, this resource introduces the woman who is responsible for our early...
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Marie Curie and Spooky Rays: Crash Course History of Science #31

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Marie Curie overcame limitations to become the first person to win two Nobel Prizes. A video presentation outlines her work and discoveries in radioactivity. The narrator gives a timeline of her achievements as she sacrificed her own...
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The Genius of Marie Curie

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Can you name the only person to win two Nobel Prizes in two different sciences? After watching a short video on the life, discoveries, and accomplishments of Marie Curie, you can!
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Great Minds: Marie Curie

For Students 9th - 12th
Marie Curie was a genius and a hard-working, selfless, groundbreaking scientist. A video discusses her work, her personal life, and how impressive both were for the time and place she was born. 
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Marie Curie's Classroom

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What makes some elements stable and others radioactive? Scholars adjust the number of protons and neutrons in an element then observe its decay. The simulation includes a graphical representation and the chemical formula, as well as...
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Every Day Edit - Marie Curie

For Students 3rd - 8th
For this everyday editing worksheet, students correct grammatical mistakes in a short paragraph about Marie Curie. The errors range from punctuation, spelling, grammar, and capitalization.
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Marie Curie and the Naming of a Unit

For Students 9th - 12th
In this radioactivity activity, students read about scientists who contributed to the discovery of radioactivity and radioactive elements. They read about Marie Curie and her contributions to science and the unit the "curie" which was...
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Marie Curie Biography

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Double-Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie is the subject of a brief mini-bio that provides an overview of her life and research accomplishments.
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Chemistry: All About You

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Developed for the 100-year anniversary of Marie Curie's Nobel Prize, a book offers lessons and activities to interest scholars in chemistry. It is divided into modules, so you can pick information from each to create your own lesson...
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Polonium

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Polonium is the first element Marie Curie ever discovered. Best known for atomic weapons and international murders, polonium's short half-life often creates problems. Viewers learn about the properties, applications, and debates...
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Women's History Month: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Throughout history, women have made positive and world-changing contributions to society, government, and the arts—but the work isn't finished yet. Middle schoolers learn about the historic achievements of notable women with a collection...
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Marie Curie

For Students 4th - 8th
In this famous person worksheet, students read a passage about Marie Curie and then complete a variety of in-class and homework activities to support comprehension, including partner interviews, spelling, cloze, synonym matches, and...
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The Most Radioactive Places on Earth

For Students 9th - 12th
Who receives that greatest amount of radioactive exposure? After visiting some of the most radioactive places on earth, including Chernobyl and Fukushima, viewers consider the exposure of radiation workers, astronauts, and cancer...
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The Most Radioactive Places on Earth

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Spoiler alert! The most radioactive place on Earth may be much closer than you think! Explore some of the world's radioactive hot spots with an engaging video from the Veritasium playlist. Content includes the units used to measure...
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Main Idea Worksheet 5

For Students 4th - 8th
Did you know that Marie Curie's papers, as well as her cookbook, are radioactive and stored in lead-lined boxes? Did you know that Nikola Tesla developed a death ray? Famous scientists and inventors are the subjects featured in a series...
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Women's History Month

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th Standards
Honor famous women with a Women's History Month lesson plan. Readers answer questions using a text about many famous women in history, using a combination of independent and collaborative learning strategies.
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Radium

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The human body deposits radium in the bones, teeth, and marrow, just as it deposits calcium. Learn more about a radioactive element in episode 88 of 118 on chemical elements. The narrator shares the discovery, properties, and...
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Curium

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Curium, discovered in 1944 in Chicago, happens to be highly radioactive. Learn more about the synthetic element with a video from a larger series on each of the chemical elements. A chemist describes the discovery, properties, and...
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ESL Writing Practice: Famous Scientists

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this ESL writing practice worksheet, students trace a phrase about Marie Curie winning 2 Nobel Prizes for her study of radioactivity.
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Franklin D. Roosevelt

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Discuss the life of Franklin D. Roosevelt. This story, called "Franklin D. Roosevelt" by Laura Hamilton Waxman, is used to explore comprehension skills. Some of these skills include identifying prefixes and suffixes, making comparisons,...
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Radiation around Us

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students discuss the types of ionizing radiation and explain Einstein's matter-energy equivalence.  In this investigative lesson students interpret equations and recognize the significance of scientists contributions. 
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Joseph Priestley, Discoverer of Oxygen

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Do you want to hear a joke about nitrogen and oxygen? NO. We all know there is oxygen in the air and that plants produce oxygen, but how was it discovered? Scholars read a handout, answer questions, and analyze material in the...
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Intro to History of Science: Crash Course History of Science #1

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How, and where, did the scientific process as we know it begin? Journey back through time with the introductory video from Crash Course's History of Science series. The resource highlights what people do and don't know about the world,...
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The Presocratics: Crash Course History of Science #2

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How did early scientists arrive at the notion that everything was made of atoms? Meet the Presocratics during the second installment in an engaging History of Science series. Viewers discover how these pioneers developed a model for...

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