Marie Curie was a physicist and chemist, whose scientific discoveries and personal accomplishments continue to be important today. In this informational text, Barrett Smith outlines Curie’s triumphs and the obstacles she had to face to succeed. As you read, take notes on what obstacles Marie Curie encountered and how she overcame them. This informational text is for grade 11 readers. This text is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.