Famous Inventors Series FREE Printables, Unit Studies and Hands-on Activities: Marie Curie



This is part of the Famous Inventors Series <--Click to view all posts in this series!

Affiliate links may have been used in this post. To read our full disclaimer, click here.

FREE offers are often time-sensitive. Although they are FREE at the time of posting, please be sure to verify the offer is still free before claiming or purchasing it. (We are not responsible for price changes.) Thank you!

This is the last post in our famous inventors series.

Marie Curie
If you enjoy unit studies in your homeschool you will love this series on famous inventors. Inventions are fascinating and inventors are so much fun to learn about. It is a great conversation when you talk to your kids about the inventions that were created and what our world would be without these things. Makes for a great history lesson and a lesson on appreciating what we have!

In this series I will be highlighting some well known inventors with free printables, unit studies and hands-on activities that pertain to the particular invention the inventor created. Your kids will love learning about these famous inventors and their inventions that have made a huge impact on how we live our lives today!

This week we are learning about Marie Curie.

Marie Curie was born in Warsaw on November 7, 1867. She left Warsaw, Poland when it was dominated by Russia and she moved to France where she continued her scientific studies. She discovered two new chemical elements – radium and polonium. She carried out the first research into the treatment of tumors with radiation, and she was the founder of the Curie Institutes, and sheis the only person who has ever won Nobel Prizes in both physics and chemistry.

Together with her husband, she was awarded half of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1903, for their study into the spontaneous radiation discovered by Becquerel, who was awarded the other half of the Prize. In 1911 she received a second Nobel Prize in Chemistry, in recognition of her work in radioactivity. 

FREE Printables:
Madame Curie Printable Biography Study
All About Marie Curie Worksheet
Women in History: Marie Curie Worksheet
Marie Curie Coloring Page
Marie Curie Woman Scientist Coloring Page
Marie Curie Printable Unit Study from This Sweet Life of Mine
Marie Curie Printable for Women's History Month | Grades 1-5 | thissweetlifeofmine.com
Websites and Lesson Plans:
Lesson Planet has an entire page of lesson plans and videos that teach about Marie Curie:
Great Minds: Marie Curie
Marie Curie Biography
Marie Curie’s Classroom
Madame Marie Curie and the Science of Radioactivity
Marie Curie and the Naming of a Unit

Marie Curie’s Floating Classroom Experiment from Physics Central

Marie Curie and the Science of Radioactivity Online Museum

Marie Curie Website with a timeline of her life, learn about radioactivity, women in science and more!

Marie Curie Lesson Plans from Brain Pop

Here are some fun videos that would go along great with a study of Marie Curie:
Marie Curie Biography for Kids



Marie Curie Draw My Life



Marie Curie Animated Hero Classics



Here are some books about Marie Curie:


Who Was Marie Curie?

Giants of Science: Marie Curie

Marie Curie DK Biography

Marie Curie’s Search for Radium

Written by Sarah

Sarah

Sarah is a wife, daughter of the King and Granola Mama to 4 children ages 16-5. She is a Charlotte Mason style homeschooler and has been homeschooling for 13 years now. She is still trying to find the balance between work and keeping a home and says she can only do it by the Grace of God, Coffee and Green Smoothies!

Opt In Image
Join our growing list of 120,000 homeschoolers who LOVE free stuff!

Is my email safe and will I get junk? Click here for info.

Similar Posts You Might Like:


Need An Affordable Approach to Learning?
Save time, money and stress with our award-winning online homeschool curriculum!

Free Printable Road Trip Activity Pack

Are you planning on traveling over the holidays this year? Check out this free, printable Road Trip Activity Pack! It includes Road Trip Bingo, I Spy, and more! Cute as can be!Click here to download your free printable!

Fast & Easy Way to Make a Wreath with a Dollar Store Hack

Isn't it shocking how expensive a pre-made wreath from the store can cost? Make your own with cuttings from your yard or perhaps with cuttings from this year's Christmas tree! This Fast & Easy Way to Make a Wreath with a Dollar Store Hack will save you money and it won't…

How to Read the Bible When You Don’t Know Where to Start

Bible reading is important for the Christian. I don't have to wonder what God would like to say to me, I can know when I read His Word. It feeds my soul with the words of Life.That being said, Bible reading is a learned discipline for most people. Maybe you'd like…

DIY Guest Welcome Basket with FREE Printable

The holidays are fast approaching. Do you plan on having house guests? Surprise them with a guest basket! I've had many guests in my home through the years, and I can attest that nothing says "Welcome!" like a basket of goodies or a plate of homemade cookies. Many of the items suggested…

FREE Printable Menu Planner

Menu planning can be such a hassle for some of us. I envy the mom that can cook dinner on a monthly rotation, but it's just not my style. If you're trying to eat whole-food or as inexpensively as possible, planning ahead is a definite must. Check out this free, printable…

How to Plan for a More Relaxed Homeschool Year

As we wrap up our school year, I am already looking toward next year's schedule. Every year I make improvements and adjustments, and this time it's no different. As my kids have grown older and will both be in high school, I have been dismayed that some of our joy…

FREE Printable 2017 Calendar

2017 less than three weeks away. Can you believe it?! Download and print this lovely 2017 calendar. Its design is fresh, happy, and somehow sophisticated too! It reminds me of the beautiful items that Anthropologie carries and would be a fabulous addition in your kitchen or command center!Click here to…

How to Clean the Inside of Your Dishwasher In 3 Easy Steps

My dishwasher is one of my favorite kitchen appliances, so I want to take good care of it. I am too busy to wash dishes by hand, but if I had to, I would! I thank my husband and the good Lord for mine as I count myself blessed to have one.…

Declutter Fast! Five Ways to Purge in a Hurry

We're all looking for fast and easy ways to declutter, aren't we? No one has time for that over the holidays, and yet, it's probably the time we wish our homes were decluttered the most! (Don't ask me how many times I've uttered the words to our guests, "Don't go…

FREE Patriotic Printables

I have a friend who has decorated her home for the summer with a patriotic theme. She's picked up cute items here and there, but she has also framed several patriotic printables! They look great especially when placed in groups on the counter or entryway table. You can decorate your home…

CLICK HERE TO VIEW ALL NEW POSTS

Notebooking Pages Free Resources