George Gamow: Biography, Facts & Big Bang Theory


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Where was George Gamow born?

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1. Which scientist did Dr. Gamow NOT work with?

2. What studies related to the atom did Dr. Gamow undertake?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These questions allow you to find out what you know about Dr. George Gamow. You will be asked about his life and the work he did.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Using this quiz/worksheet set you'll measure your knowledge of:

  • The study Dr. Gamow undertook on the atom
  • Scientists Gamow worked with
  • George Gamow's birthplace

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as who Dr. Gamow worked with during his career
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the university that honored Dr. Gamow with a building named after him
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the research Dr. Gamow did on cosmology and the atom

Additional Learning

If you are still curious about this famous scientist, review the lesson titled George Gamow: Biography, Facts & Big Bang Theory. New information covered includes:

  • Dr. Gamow's childhood
  • Where Dr. Gamow worked as a researcher
  • When and how he fled to the U.S.
  • Where he taught
  • Books he wrote