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review Marie Curie 100 Á Celebrated author and artist Demi beautifully portrays the life and story of Marie Curie the revolutionary scientist and winner of two Nobel PrizesMaria Salomea Sklodowaska was born on November 7 1867 Her family called her Manya but the world would remember her by another name Marie Curie one of the greatest scientists who ever lived In a timeO elements radium and polonium She also invented a new word along the way radioactive This book celebrates her momentous achievements while also educating its readers about her scientific accomplishments and their implications. Striking watercolor and mixed media illustrations complement an inspiring story about Marie Curie whose discoveries changed how doctors treat cancer Not only did this ground breaking woman become the first woman to win the Nobel Prize but she was the first person to receive that citation twice for her work and experiments work that would eventually cost her life Demi somehow manages to humanize Curie highlighting her formative years in Poland when she learned to read early excelled in school and then rose to the head of her class at her university The text and images attest to the work she conducted in her laboratory where she was eventually joined by her husband Pierre also a scientist Parents and teachers in search of a good biography about a woman engaged in some sort of STEM focus need look no further than this one Even as a schoolchild decades ago I was fascinated by Marie Curie and the fascination never really went away partly because her discovery resulted in advances but also had a destructive side The author describes the popularity of radium with ordinary men and women inadvertently harming themselves with it and the Radium Girls poisoning themselves as they painted various objects with radium Most of what was here including Curie's use of mobile X ray machines during WWI was familiar to me but I still enjoyed this particular presentation and how this inspiring story was told Young readers may be intrigued to ponder what scientists should do ifwhen they discover something that has the power to do great good but also possibly do great harm Ethical and philosophical uestions such as these are at the root of science and are well worth exploring

Marie CurieO elements radium and polonium She also invented a new word along the way radioactive This book celebrates her momentous achievements while also educating its readers about her scientific accomplishments and their implications. Striking watercolor and mixed media illustrations complement an inspiring story about Marie Curie whose discoveries changed how doctors treat cancer Not only did this ground breaking woman become the first woman to win the Nobel Prize but she was the first person to receive that citation twice for her work and experiments work that would eventually cost her life Demi somehow manages to humanize Curie highlighting her formative years in Poland when she learned to read early excelled in school and then rose to the head of her class at her university The text and images attest to the work she conducted in her laboratory where she was eventually joined by her husband Pierre also a scientist Parents and teachers in search of a good biography about a woman engaged in some sort of STEM focus need look no further than this one Even as a schoolchild decades ago I was fascinated by Marie Curie and the fascination never really went away partly because her discovery resulted in advances but also had a destructive side The author describes the popularity of radium with ordinary men and women inadvertently harming themselves with it and the Radium Girls poisoning themselves as they painted various objects with radium Most of what was here including Curie's use of mobile X ray machines during WWI was familiar to me but I still enjoyed this particular presentation and how this inspiring story was told Young readers may be intrigued to ponder what scientists should do ifwhen they discover something that has the power to do great good but also possibly do great harm Ethical and philosophical uestions such as these are at the root of science and are well worth exploring

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Marie Curie Ý Celebrated author and artist Demi beautifully portrays the life and story of Marie Curie the revolutionary scientist and winner of two Nobel PrizesMaria Salomea Sklodowaska was born on November 7 1867 Her family called her Man. I have loved every Demi book that I have ever read Her illustrations are signature and a delight to every eye Marie Curie was a charming book and could be enjoyed by children of many ages read ¸ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Î Demi

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Demi Î 0 free read Ya but the world would remember her by another name Marie Curie one of the greatest scientists who ever lived In a time when few women attended college Marie earned degrees in physics and mathematics and went on to discover tw. Not uite as dynamic as some of the new crop of picture book bios but what it loses in snappiness it gains in sheer information This would be a really nice resource for a child writing a report Not just info about Marie Curie but radium in general and some of the positive and negative conseuences it had for people Uniue illustration style