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By: Kawan and Nisha
Who is Marie Curie? When was she born?
Marie Curie is a scientist, and she was the first woman to win the nobel prize
Marie Curie was born on November 7th,1867 in Warsaw Poland.
What was Marie Curie's childhood like?
Marie was the youngest out of 5 children.
Marie Curie had 1 brother and 3 sisters.
Bronislawa Sklodowska(sister) Helena Sklodowska(sister)Zofia Sklodowska(sister)Jozef Sklodowska(brother)
Marie's parents were both teachers.
As a child Marie took after her father, Wladyslaw, a math and a physics teacher.
Marie lost her mom at the age of 10.
Was Marie Curie married? Did she have any children?
Marie Curie met a French scientist, named Peire Curie.
Peire Curie was the head of labrotary at the school of industrail physics and chemistry.
Later in the spring of 1894 she got married
She had 2 daughters after her marriage.
Their names were Irene Curie and Eve Curie
Marie Curie's death and about her retirment
Marie Curie had died on July 4th 1934.
She passed away in France.
She died from Aplastic Anemia(blood disease)
She had gotten this disease because she must have handled some materials unsafely which cause her to pass away.
Aplastic Anemia is a condition where a bone marrow does not produce new red blood cells to replenish the blood.
Marie Curie did not retire because she had passed away before she got the chance to.
Marie Curie's discovery
Marie Curie had discovered the element of polonium and radium.
Polonium is the chemical element of atomic number 84.
Radium is the chemical element of atomic number 88.
More into Marie Curie's life
Marie Curie was the first woman to become a professor at the university of Paris.
Marie and her sister Bronislawa were wishing they would be able to attend the university of Warsaw in Poland but they did not accept women.
Marie was 17 when she became a governess to help pay for her sister to attend medical school.