Famous Scientists

Learn a little about some of the greatest scientists of all time with this useful collection of worksheets and interesting printables!

Albert Einstein
Albert Einstein

Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin

Stephen Hawking
Stephen Hawking

All Our Famous Scientist Resources

A Letter to Stephen Hawking Worksheet

A Letter to Stephen Hawking Worksheet

Imagine you are young scientist just getting started on your career. Write a letter to Stephen Hawking asking him for his advice, and telling him your plans...  

Albert Einstein Booklet

Albert Einstein Booklet

Print and fold this simple booklet and use it for storing all the Einstein information you collect with the kids - or perhaps to write down some of his more famous quotes and ideas. Folding instructions are here.

Albert Einstein Colouring Page

Albert Einstein Colouring Page

Colour in our fun colouring page of Albert Einstein, designed for younger kids and picking out some of his well-known characteristics - his hair, mustache and pipe, for example!

Albert Einstein Comprehension

Albert Einstein Comprehension

This comprehension worksheet provides our potted biography of famous physicist Albert Einstin, and then a sheet of questions for the kids to answer.

Albert Einstein Newspaper Writing Prompt

Albert Einstein Newspaper Writing Prompt

Perhaps the children could use this newspaper writing prompt to write about Einstein's Theory of Relativity, or perhaps to describe his winning of the Nobel Prize for Physics or Time Magazine's "Man of the Century" award.

Albert Einstein Notebooking Page

Albert Einstein Notebooking Page

Our notebooking pages are a good place for older children to collect notes, information, facts and quotes about Albert Einstein. Sheet 1 includes space for a drawing or stuck-in picture too.

Albert Einstein Pack

Albert Einstein Pack

Here are all our Albert Einstein resources in one easy-to-download-pack, to save you time if you would like to use all our activities.

Albert Einstein Poster

Albert Einstein Poster

Here's a fun illustrated poster of Albert Einstein, perfect to put on display for younger children.

Albert Einstein Poster 2

Albert Einstein Poster 2

This photographic poster shows an instantly recognisable Albert Einstein, with blackboard behind him.

Albert Einstein Poster 3

Albert Einstein Poster 3

This is perhaps one of the best known images of Albert Einstein, with his mad hair and characteristic mustache! It prints best using borderless settings - otherwise you may want to trim the edges.

Albert Einstein Quote Worksheet 1

Albert Einstein Quote Worksheet 1

"Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value." This simple worksheet asks children to think about what Albert Einstein meant when he said this, and to rewrite it in their own words. Perhaps you could also discuss whether he achieved what he advised.

Albert Einstein Quote Worksheet 2

Albert Einstein Quote Worksheet 2

"You never fail until you stop trying". This is an interesting quote to discuss with the kids, which is why we created this worksheet around it.

Albert Einstein Story Paper

Albert Einstein Story Paper

Use our Albert Einstein story paper to write a little biography, discuss some of his theories, collect quotes… Or to write a story about the man himself.

Albert Einstein Timeline

Albert Einstein Timeline

Use our printable timeline of Albert Einstein's life on its own or together with our timeline worksheets.

Albert Einstein Word Search

Albert Einstein Word Search

Find the words relating to Albert Einstein in this simple word search puzzle -a  fun accompaniment to your Einstein studies!

Albert Einstein Worksheet

Albert Einstein Worksheet

Our fun fact-finding worksheets are designed to prompt children to do a little research on their own, and then fill in what they have discovered. Then we ask them to think about what they would like to discuss with Einstein if they met him...

Albert Einstein Writing Page

Albert Einstein Writing Page

Our Albert Einstein writing page is designed for younger children to store what they have learned about this great mathematician and scientist, and comes in either colour or black and white.

Charles Darwin Colouring Page

Charles Darwin Colouring Page

Here's a simple colouring page featuring scientist Charles Darwin, great for the younger kids to colour in as part of topic work.

Charles Darwin Comprehension

Charles Darwin Comprehension

Here's a comprehension worksheet aimed at older kids. They need to read the text about Charles Darwin, then answer some questions at the end to demonstrate what they've understood.

Charles Darwin Factsheet

Charles Darwin Factsheet

This Charles Darwin factsheet is a great way to introduce children to this famous scientist and help them learn a little about him. It can be read on its own, and also be used alongside some of our other Charles Darwin activities. 

Charles Darwin Interview Worksheet

Charles Darwin Interview Worksheet

Here's an interesting task for the children. Can they imagine they're a talk show host interviewing Charles Darwin? And can they use some good open questions to encourage him to give the best answers? 

Charles Darwin Newspaper Writing Prompt

Charles Darwin Newspaper Writing Prompt

Ask the kids to put pen to paper with our Charles Darwin newspaper writing prompt. Maybe they can write about his famous trip to the Galapagos Islands, and what he discovered there?

Charles Darwin Notebooking Page

Charles Darwin Notebooking Page

Notebooking is a great way to encourage independent learning in older children. This notebooking page is for writing about Charles Darwin, and we have two pages to download - one with lines for notes, and another with a space for a picture or diagram.

Charles Darwin Poster

Charles Darwin Poster

Here's a cartoon style poster of Charles Darwin, teaching his theory of evolution. Print out and use for topic work and classroom displays. 

Charles Darwin Quote Poster

Charles Darwin Quote Poster

"A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth." This scenic poster features one of Charles Darwin's famous quotes set against a beautiful backdrop.

Charles Darwin Quote Worksheet

Charles Darwin Quote Worksheet

"To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact." This simple worksheet asks the children to think about what this Charles Darwin quote means, and to rewrite it in their own words to show that they've understood the

Charles Darwin Worksheet

Charles Darwin Worksheet

Here's a fact-finding worksheet all about the famous naturalist Charles Darwin. It's a great introduction to a project for younger children. 

Charles Darwin Writing Page

Charles Darwin Writing Page

Here's a simple writing page for Charles Darwin, ideal for younger children and available in colour or black and white.

Charles Darwin's Notes Writing Prompt

Charles Darwin's Notes Writing Prompt

Darwin's visit to the Galapagos Islands had a huge impact on the formation of his Theory of Natural Selection. Use this writing prompt to get the kids imagining they are Charles Darwin in the Galapagos Islands. Can they describe what they see, and why this might be so interesting? 

Learn To Draw Albert Einstein

Learn To Draw Albert Einstein

Learn to draw your own picture of Albert Einstein, picking out some of his best-known features! Just follow along with our step by step instructions.

Learn To Draw Stephen Hawking

Learn To Draw Stephen Hawking

This is quite a challenging "learn to draw" tutorial, but as Stephen Hawking is a hero and role model for many children, we think they may want to perservere and learn to draw their own picture of this great scientist.

Stephen Hawking Comprehension

Stephen Hawking Comprehension

Read our short biography of Stephen Hawking and then answer the questions. You could read the biography together and then print just the third page for the children to answer the questions - or leave the children to read it themselves.

Stephen Hawking Fact Sheet

Stephen Hawking Fact Sheet

This 2 page printable provides a brief introduction to the life of Stephen Hawking. It's a good place to start for a project, perhaps...

Stephen Hawking Interview Worksheet

Stephen Hawking Interview Worksheet

This fun worksheet asks the children to imagine that they are a talk show host and have the opportunity to interview Stephen Hawking. Rather than coming up with their own questions, we ask them to think about what the audience might like to hear ...

Stephen Hawking Newsletter Writing Prompt

Stephen Hawking Newsletter Writing Prompt

Stephen Hawking has made the news again! What might he have discovered this time? Children can use this fun newspaper worksheet to practice their journalistic skills!

Stephen Hawking Notebooking Page

Stephen Hawking Notebooking Page

Useful for taking notes and writing down everything you have learned, our Stephen Hawking notebooking page comes in two versions - one with space for a picture or diagram, and one ruled throughout.

Stephen Hawking Poster

Stephen Hawking Poster

For younger children, here is a simple cartoon poster of a young Stephen Hawking, giving a lecture, perhaps about the universe!

Stephen Hawking Quote Poster

Stephen Hawking Quote Poster

There is so much good advice and inspiration for children in this quote from Stephen Hawking, one of our greatest scientists. In his life he has had ample opportunity to give up, but has never done so - and he teaches us by his example and these brave words.

Stephen Hawking Quote Worksheet

Stephen Hawking Quote Worksheet

"The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge." This worksheet asks the children to consider this well-known Stephen Hawking comment and think about what he meant by it. It's an interestting one to discuss!

Stephen Hawking Story Paper

Stephen Hawking Story Paper

This story paper might be useful for younger kids to write down what they have learned about Stephen Hawking, to write him a letter or to copy down some of his words of wisdom...

Stephen Hawking Worksheet

Stephen Hawking Worksheet

Our Stephen Hawking worksheet, for younger children, prompts them to find out some interesting facts about the scientist and think about what they would wish to discuss with him if they were lucky enough to get the chance!

Stephen Hawking Writing Page

Stephen Hawking Writing Page

Here's some useful writing paper for taking notes, summarising what you have learned, or for your Stephen Hawking project in general.

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