Marie Curie Discoveries

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Why was Marie Curie denied entrance into University of Warsaw?

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1. What is radioactivity?

2. What is theory?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test what you know about Marie Curie and her career as a scientist in this quiz and worksheet combo. You'll review her life, education and also key terms related to her contributions in science.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet test your knowledge of:

  • Why Marie Curie was not accepted to the University of Warsaw
  • What radioactivity is
  • Defining theory
  • What the 'little Curie' is

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - ensure you can read why Marie Curie was not allowed to attend the University of Warsaw and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - see if you remember what radioactivity is
  • Knowledge application - review what you know about Marie Curie to answer questions about the radioactive element Marie and Pierre Curie discovered

Additional Learning

If you would like to learn more about this topic, check out the lesson, Marie Curie Discoveries. You'll learn more about:

  • Marie's birth name
  • Marie's education and degrees
  • How Marie met her husband
  • Discovering radioactivity
  • Marie winning the Nobel Prize
  • The tragedy in 1906 that leads to her being the first female professor at the Sorbonne
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