Who was Louis Pasteur?

In this lesson, we will learn about Louis Pasteur's main scientific achievements. We will learn about microorganisms, pasteurisation and vaccines. We will also conduct a scientific investigation to see what conditions mould grows best in.

Who was Louis Pasteur?

In this lesson, we will learn about Louis Pasteur's main scientific achievements. We will learn about microorganisms, pasteurisation and vaccines. We will also conduct a scientific investigation to see what conditions mould grows best in.

Lesson details

Key learning points

  1. Louis Pasteur's life story and contributions to science
  2. The importance of understanding microorganisms for pasteurisation and vaccines
  3. Studying the best conditions for growing mould

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3 Questions

Q1.
What was Alan Turing famous for?
Being a doctor
Correct answer: Breaking codes
Robbing banks
Q2.
When did Alan Turing become a code breaker?
1812
WW1
Correct answer: WW2
Q3.
Fill in the gap. Alan Turing came up with the idea of a ‘universal ____________ machine’
Correct answer: computing
gaming
typing

3 Questions

Q1.
Why was Louis Pasteur interested in diseases?
Correct answer: 3 of his children died of typhoid
he read a book about them when he was 12
he wasn't interested in diseases
Q2.
What is an example of a liquid that can be pasteurised?
Correct answer: Milk
Tea
Water
Q3.
What industry did Louis Pasteur save?
coal
cotton
Correct answer: silk

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UnitScience / Extraordinary scientists

Science