Stephen Hawking Lesson for Kids: Biography & Facts


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Stephen Hawking really wanted to study this subject in college but was unable to because the university did not offer this as a major of study.

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1. Stephen Hawking received this prize from President Barack Obama in 2009.

2. The name of Stephen Hawking's most famous book is this.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will ask you about the famous scientist Stephen Hawking. You'll need to know what he studied, what his most famous book is and what award he won in 2009.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will ask you to:

  • Know what subject Stephen Hawking wanted to study in college
  • Name the award Stephen Hawking won in 2009
  • Identify Stephen Hawking's most famous book
  • Understand which subjects Stephen Hawking studied
  • Give another name for Hawking's disease, ALS

Skills Practiced

You'll practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use what you know about Stephen Hawking to name his most famous book
  • Information recall - remember what you know about Hawking's disease
  • Reading comprehension - take away important information from the lesson on Stephen Hawking's life

Additional Learning

Go get more information about Stephen Hawking by checking out the lesson called Stephen Hawking Lesson for Kids: Biography & Facts. This lesson helps students:

  • Know where Stephen Hawking went to college
  • Understand how Stephen Hawking communicates
  • Learn about Stephen Hawking's celebrity status