Michael Faraday Facts for Kids Video
Michael Faraday was a British physicist and chemist born in London, United Kingdom on September 22, 1791. He came from a very poor family and became one of the greatest scientists in the world. His father was a blacksmith. He worked in the field of electrochemistry and electromagnetism.
Fast Facts: –
- After getting basic education, at the age of 14, he started working as a delivery boy for a bookshop. Later, he worked as a bookbinder.
- While working as a bookbinder, he started reading books he bind. This was the starting of his interest in science.
- In 1812, he attended a series of four lectures to be delivered by Humphry Davy and John Tatum.
- After taking notes of those lectures he wrote a book of around 300 pages and sent to Davy as a tribute. Later, he worked as a temporarily assistant to day and in 1813, he was appointed as a chemical assistant by Davy at the Royal Institution.
- At the Royal Institution, he was elected a member of the Royal Society in 1824.
- He is best known for introducing the law of electrolysis.
- In 1831, he discovered electromagnetic induction.
- On June 12, 1821, he married Sarah Barnard.
- Faraday has an SI unit named in his honor.
- He turned down a burial in Westminster Abbey.
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