April 20th Special Days - Featuring 20+ Marie Curie Freebies!

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Image: Pierre and Marie Curie in the laboratory, demonstrating the experimental apparatus used to detect the ionisation of air, and hence the radioactivity, of samples of purified ore which enabled their discovery of radium | c:a 1904 | Wikipedia

Image: Madame Curie: A Biography | Paperback: 444 pages | by Eve Curie (Author), Vincent Sheean (Translator). Publisher: Da Capo Press; Reissue edition (March 6, 2001)
Madame Curie: A Biography
April 20th is... Marie and Pierre Curie Isolated Radium (1902), UN Chinese Language Day, National Lima Bean Respect Day, National Cheddar Fries Day, National Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Day (1924), National Look Alike Day, Volunteer Recognition Day, National Weed Day, National Pot Smokers Day/National Pot Smoking Day, 4/20 Day, International Cli-Fi Day, National Death Doula Day, National Day of Action Against Gun Violence in Schools, Hot Springs National Park Established (1932), L. Ron Hubbard Exhibition Day (Scientology)

More Special Days: Boston Marathon Day, Dictionary Day, Military Monday, Yom HaShoah, Make a Note Monday, Patriot's Day (Massachusetts)

PLUS - interesting books to read and free printables, papercrafts, recipes, crafts, activities, and coloring pages.

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Image: Marie Curie for Kids: Her Life and Scientific Discoveries, with 21 Activities and Experiments (For Kids series) | Paperback: 144 pages | by Amy M. O'Quinn (Author). Publisher: Chicago Review Press (November 1, 2016)Marie and Pierre Curie Isolated Radium (1902)
-- On April 20, 1902, Marie and Pierre Curie successfully isolate radioactive radium salts from the mineral pitchblende in their laboratory in Paris. In 1898, the Curies discovered the existence of the elements radium and polonium in their research of pitchblende. Since its discovery, radium has given names like radium A and radium C2 to several isotopes of other elements which are decay products of radium-226.

Read: Marie Curie for Kids: Her Life and Scientific Discoveries, with 21 Activities and Experiments
-- Learn how Curie worked alongside her husband and scientific partner, Pierre, while also teaching and raising two daughters; how this intense scientist sometimes became so involved with her research she forgot to eat or sleep; and how she struggled with health issues, refused to patent her discoveries (which would have made her very wealthy), and made valuable contributions during World War I. Packed with historic photos, informative sidebars, a resource section, and 21 hands-on activities and experiments which illuminate Curie's life and work, Marie Curie for Kids is an indispensable resource for budding scientific explorers. Kids can: examine real World War I X-rays; make a model of the element carbon; make traditional Polish pierogies; and much more.

Image: Marie Curie 18X24 Poster New! Rare! | A glossy 19x23 reproduction print of amazing qualityMarie Curie Poster -- Laminated durable tear resistant 19x23 HD Poster. Bold and vivid colors. Printed on high-quality 24lb photo gloss paper. Heat-sealed Lamination for years of protection. These photo posters make a perfect gift for Christmas, Father's Day, Mother's Day, Birthdays, or any other holiday.

Image: Introspective Chameleon (B+W) Marie Curie Art Print Photo Poster Unique Gift Quote Science Feminism - Size: 15 x 10 inchesMarie Curie Art Print -- This original design now comes in a special Black and White edition for a limited time only. All prints come on thick glossy high-quality paper and are shipped from their studio in the UK. Sharp and vivid, printed onto thick, glossy, premium-grade paper.

Marie Curie Coloring and Activity Books

Image: Pierre and Marie Curie: The Lives and Careers of the Science's Most Groundbreaking Couple | Kindle Edition | by Charles River Editors (Author). Publisher: Charles River Editors (June 27, 2018)
Pierre and Marie Curie
Amazon Freebies:

🔬 Free Marie Curie ebooks. No Kindle? Download a FREE Kindle Reading App

🔬 Read Marie Curie ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

🔬 Free Marie Curie apps

🔬 Free Marie Curie game apps

🔬 Listen to Marie Curie Digital Music with a Free Trial of Amazon Music Unlimited

🔬 Watch Marie Curie Videos for Free with a Free Trial of Amazon Prime

🔬 Listen to Marie Curie Audible books with Amazon Audible, and Get Two Free Audiobooks

🔬 Free Alexa Skills | Marie Curie

Four Marie Curie Recipes:

🔬 Butter and Sugar Pull-Apart Bread, Inspired by Marie Curie

🔬 Recipes for your Blooming Great Tea Party

🔬 Marie Curie Bigos Recipe

🔬 Simple Sourdough Starter

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities, and Crafts:

🔬 Marie Curie Printables, Classroom Activities, Teacher Resources

🔬 Marie Curie Printables and Worksheets

🔬 Madame Curie Biography Worksheet – Free Printables Hidden Words Game Science

🔬 Marie Curie Resource and Activity Book

🔬 Step by Step Drawing tutorial on How to Draw Marie Curie

🔬 Marie Curie - Famous People Lessons

🔬 Marie Curie Word search

🔬 Marie Curie Coloring Pages | Surfnetkids

🔬 Marie Curie – Color Cut and Glow Lab

🔬 Marie Curie Coloring Page

🔬 Coloring Book Features Famous Physicists

🔬 Pierre and Marie Curie Coloring Page

Image: Hot Springs National Park (Images of America) | Kindle Edition | by Mary Bell Hill (Author). Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (November 10, 2014)
Hot Springs National Park Established (1932)
- Established from Hot Springs Reservation, Hot Springs National Park is a United States National Park in central Arkansas adjacent to the city of Hot Springs. Hot Springs Reservation was initially created by an act of the United States Congress on April 20, 1832, and the area was made a national park on March 4, 1921. It is the smallest national park by area in the United States.

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♨️ Printable Arkansas Map Collection

Image: ANNE'S BEST UPSIDE DOWN CAKE RECIPES: Upside-Down Cake Recipes-Bisquick Upside-Down Cake-Chocolate Upside-Down Cake-Upside-Down Plum Cake-Chocolate Upside-Down Cake-Upside-Down Pineapple Apricot cake | Kindle Edition | by Anne C. Burrell (Author). Publication Date: November 6, 2015
National Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Day (1924)
- The first Pineapple Upside-down cake recipe was likely one found in a 1924 fund-raising cookbook published in Seattle. However, the Dole company is credited for popularizing the cake during the 1940s.

🍍 Luau Party Pineapple Free Printable Summer Party Invitation

🍍 Pineapple Craft | Letter P | Nutrition Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities

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