Antoine Lavoisier: Biography, Facts & Quotes


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Antoine Lavoisier left law school in order to pursue a career in _____.

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1. How did Marie-Anne Pierrette Paulze help with Antoine Lavoisier's scientific work?

2. Antoine Lavoisier is considered the 'Father of _____.'

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What were Antoine Lavoisier's accomplishments? What led to his death? You must be familiar with these facts about the personal and professional life of Antoine Lavoisier in order to successfully complete this quiz/worksheet assessment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This assessment is designed to check your ability to do the following:

  • Identify in which area Lavoisier pursued a career after leaving law school
  • Explain how Marie-Anne Pierrette Paulze helped with Lavoisier's scientific work
  • Note what Lavoisier is considered the 'Father' of
  • List things that Lavoisier did during his lifetime
  • Discuss why Lavoisier was arrested and executed during the French Revolution

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as what Antoine Lavoisier did in his lifetime
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what Lavoisier is the Father of
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Lavoisier's early career and his death

Additional Learning

Learn more about this important scientific figure using the short lesson titled Antoine Lavoisier: Biography, Facts & Quotes. You can get more information about:

  • Where and when Lavoisier was born
  • Who Lavoisier studied under after he left law school
  • Where Lavoisier was accepted in 1768
  • Which major scientific contribution Lavoisier discovered in his lab
  • When he was arrested and imprisoned