Stanley Miller: Theory, Experiment & Apparatus


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Which best describes the apparatus of the Miller-Urey experiment?

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1. Which kinds of chemicals were found in the flasks at the conclusion of the Miller-Urey experiment?

2. What did the Miller-Urey experiment prove?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will display your knowledge of American chemist Stanley Miller and his experiment. While taking the quiz, you will be tested on the developments of Miller's experiment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can expect questions on the following in these assessments:

  • The apparatus of the Miller-Urey experiment
  • Chemicals that were found in the flasks at the end of the experiment
  • What the experiment proved
  • Astrobiology

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Miller's experiment
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a questions about astrobiology
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the developments that have been made since the Miller-Urey experiment

Additional Learning

Expand your knowledge of this subject by taking a look at the lesson titled Stanley Miller: Theory, Experiment & Apparatus. This lesson will look at the following objectives:

  • Details Miller's quest to find out how Earth began
  • Defines astrobiology
  • Explains the experiment conducted by Miller and professor Harold Urey
  • Covers Miller being nominated for a Nobel Prize