Facilitation Tips
Be a problemsolver like Albert Einstein! First, complete the crossword.
(Use the jumbled word bank for extra hints.) Then rearrange the letters in the
circled spaces to answer this riddle:
Einstein often talked about keeping things simple, in science and in life. What
did Einstein decide was "just a waste of time," and so he stopped using
them?
___ ___ ___ ___ ___
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2. Scientists can win this famous prize for outstanding work.
6. As a child, Einstein was fascinated by this object that always points
north.
7. E = mc^{2} explains how the ______ shines. Atoms inside are
squeezed together into new atoms, and some of their mass is converted to
energy.
8. Einstein was born in this country, whose capital today is Berlin.
9. E = mc^{2} explains how the radioactive material inside an
______ sign gives off a red glow.
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1. Einstein enjoyed playing this musical instrument.
3. In Einstein's famous equation, E stands for ______.
4. Einstein predicted that building nuclear weapons would be a ______
business.
5. Squaring a number means multiplying it by ______.
6. Marie ______ investigated radioactivity with her husband, Pierre.
