Henri Becquerel Atomic Theory


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Which of the following is true about what Henri Becquerel discovered?

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1. In what country was Henri Becquerel born?

2. What is the SI unit of radioactivity?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet are offered as a way to test and review your understanding of Henri Becquerel and his discoveries about radioactivity. You'll check your knowledge on basic facts about Becquerel and radiation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The focus of this quiz and worksheet is to test and review your knowledge of:

  • Basic facts about Henri Becquerel and key events in his life
  • What Becquerel discovered about radioactivity
  • How uranium was the key to his discoveries about radioactivity

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - ensure you understand enough of Henri Becquerel's accomplishments to answer questions about his discoveries
  • Information recall - be able to remember his important identify as well as important facts about Becquerel's life
  • Critical thinking - apply what you know of uranium to answer questions about its reactions

Additional Learning

If you'd like more detail or a deeper review of Henri Becquerel, his life and accomplishments, see the accompanying lesson, Henri Becquerel Atomic Theory. The lesson covers:

  • What radioactivity is
  • Basic facts about Henri Becquerel
  • How Becquerel contributed to atomic theory
  • How he discovered the unique properties of uranium