Science story board
Updated: 5/23/2020
Science story board

Storyboard Text

  • On December 15th 1852, Antoine Henri Becquerel was born in Paris, France
  • At the age of twenty, Becquerel entered École Polytechnic, a university in Paris.
  • In 1888, Becquerel received his Doctor of Science degree.
  • On March 1st, 1896, by accident, he discovered that uranium salts spontaneously emit a penetrating radiation that can recored on a photographic plate. He had discovered a phenomenon, radioactivity.
  • In 1903, Becquerel received the Noble prize for physics with Pierre and Marie Curie.
  • On August 25th 1908, Antoine Henri Becquerel died due to serious burns that formed on his skin.