Role Model

Introduction

In this webquest, we will be exploring the life and achievements of Marie Curie, a woman who made history as a pioneering scientist and role model for women in STEM fields

Task

To research and learn about Marie Curie's life, her achievements, and how she broke down barriers for women in science.

Process
  1. Research Marie Curie's background and education.
  2. Learn about her scientific discoveries and contributions, including her discovery of radium and polonium, and her two Nobel Prizes.
  3. Research Marie Curie's impact on the scientific community and how she paved the way for women in STEM.
  4. Analyze the obstacles and discrimination that Marie Curie faced as a woman in science.
  5. Reflect on the legacy of Marie Curie and her impact on the world today.
Evaluation

Students will be evaluated on their understanding of Marie Curie's life, her achievements and her impact on the scientific community and on women in STEM. They will be assessed on their ability to analyze the obstacles and discrimination she faced, and reflect on her legacy and impact on the world today.

Conclusion

Through this webquest, students will have gained a deeper understanding of the life and achievements of Marie Curie, a woman who broke down barriers for women in science and served as a role model for generations to come. They will have also gained an understanding of the obstacles and discrimination that women still face in STEM fields today.

Credits
  • Marie Curie's biography from Biography.com
  • Marie Curie's biography from Encyclopedia Britannica