Madame Marie Curie

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Madame Marie Curie

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Some of Marie Curie's biggest career accomplishments: - in 1898, Pierre and Marie made the historic discovery of the elements radium and polonium.- in 1903, Marie and Pierre won the Nobel Prize for their discovery.- she earned degrees in physics and math in 1893 and 1894.

Marie Curie was born in Warsaw, Poland on November 7th, in the year of 1867. Her parents were Vladislav and Bronislawa. She had four sisters and a brother. Their names were: Hela, Zosia,Bronya, and Joseph. Later on in Marie's life, she married Pierre Curie. They had two daughters, whose names were Eve & Irene.

Because of the work and research of Madame Marie Curie, scientists were to figure out the dangers and benefits of using raadium and polonium.

"MARIE CURIE: The Woman Who Changed Chemistry Forever"

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Books Used: "Madame Marie Curie: Discoverer of Radium" & "Marie Curie: A Biography".Website Used: www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1903/marie-curie-bio.htmlPictures Provided by GoogleVideo By: Woodlawn SchoolLink: http://youtu.be/0vTRrZU-LKQ

Some of the challenges that Marie had faced were: - dangers of radium- mother and sister both died when Marie was young; father ill- husband was run over & killed- raising Eve & Irene on her own - exposure to radiation causes Marie to become ill with leukemia; later on, she dies

-Marie's siblings called her "Manya"-on honeymoon, Pierre & Marie went on a bicycling trip-invited to stay at the White House by President Hoover-first person to win 2 Nobel Prizes-first woman to become a professor at the University of Paris

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