Arthur B. McDonald: Biography & Nobel Prize


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Arthur McDonald earned his bachelor's and his master's degrees in physics from which university?

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1. While earning his PhD in physics from the California Institute of Technology, McDonald worked in which laboratory where he studied physics and became interested in the study of neutrinos?

2. In 1980-1982, McDonald was the _____ for Atomic Energy of Canada.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What position did Arthur B. McDonald hold from 1980-1982 for Atomic Energy of Canada? Completing this quiz and worksheet will verify your ability to answer this question and others about McDonald's career.

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Here's what the quiz covers:

  • Where Arthur B. McDonald earned degrees in physics
  • The laboratory where he studied physics
  • The position he held at Atomic Energy of Canada
  • A large part of his work in physics
  • What he helped build that can determine different flavors of neutrinos

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  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about where Arthur B. McDonald studied physics
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about a large part of McDonald's work in physics and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about McDonald's work in 1992 with his team of collaborators

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  • Where Arthur B. McDonald grew up
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  • When McDonald and his team were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics