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Marie Curie

Rhythm Prism

Published January 13th 2015
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Marie Curie won two Nobel prizes. She coined the phrase ‘radioactivity’ and added radium and polonium to the periodic table. She shared one of her Nobel prizes and much of her work with her husband, Pierre, but there has never been a question aboutMoreMarie Curie won two Nobel prizes. She coined the phrase ‘radioactivity’ and added radium and polonium to the periodic table. She shared one of her Nobel prizes and much of her work with her husband, Pierre, but there has never been a question about the quality and genius of Marie’s work alone.After Pierre Curie died in 1906, Marie continued to experiment, to learn and to discover.There are many kinds of pioneers. Some people go off to foreign lands- some people explore ideas that alter the way we understand the world. This is the kind of pioneer Marie Curie was. She made discoveries that changed science forever. This book introduces the young reader to the remarkable scientist, Marie Curie.Marie Curie, Pioneer in Science is part of Rhythm Prism’s Reading for Fun and Comprehension series. Each book in the series reviews the life and times of a significant historical figure. Vocabulary and reading comprehension exercises follow a brief biography. Map overview and essay response are included.