On March 14, 1879, Albert Einstein was born in Ulm, Germany. Albert became a famous scientist who won the Nobel Prize. He also loved music and played violin. Albert’s name and wild white hair are symbols of “genius” all over the world.Albert was always interested in science and math—and sometimes, not much else! Neighbors remember him pushing a baby stroller, which held his baby son and his notebooks. He would walk around town, not paying attention to traffic lights or other pedestrians—instead scribbling down mathematical symbols in the notebooks.
Term Part of Speech Definition Encyclopedic Entry absorb Verb
to soak up.
Albert Einstein Noun
(1879-1955) American (German-born) physicist.
civil rights Plural Noun
set of fundamental freedoms guaranteed to all individuals, such as participation in the political system, ability to own property, and due process and equal protection under the law.
set of physical phenomena associated with the presence and flow of electric charge.
negatively charged particle in an atom.
to give off or send out.
mathematical statement of the equality of two sets of numbers or values.
to develop a theory or idea.
very intelligent person.
physical force by which objects attract, or pull toward, each other.
having to do with relief, aid, or other support to people in need.
based in instinct, not learned or experienced.
force by which objects attract or repel one another.
Encyclopedic Entry: magnetism mass Noun
measure of the amount of matter in a physical object.
Nazi noun, adjective
(1919-1945) (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei) having to do with the National Socialist German Workers' Party.
Nobel Prize Noun
one of five awards established by the Swedish businessman Alfred Nobel in 1901. Nobel Prizes are awarded in physics, chemistry, medicine, literature, and peace.
pedestrian noun, adjective
person who travels by walking.
photoelectric effect Noun
phenomenon in which electrons are emitted by an atom as it absorbs energy from light.
study of the physical processes of the universe, especially the interaction of matter and energy.
important or standing out.
to take action to prevent injury or attack.
person who supports greater community control of the production and distribution of goods and services.
having to do only with theories or models, not practical application.
bowed string instrument.