Presentation on theme: "August 23 1734 – May 8 Born August 23 1734 Inherited large family fortune after the death of his mother at age five Went to Mazarin College majored in."— Presentation transcript:
Born August 23 1734 Inherited large family fortune after the death of his mother at age five Went to Mazarin College majored in Mathematics, Botany, Astronomy, & Chemistry In 1768 was elected into the French Academy of Science At the age of twenty eight married thirteen year old co- owner’s daughter First paper published on 1764 Executed using the guillotine during the height of the French Revolution, where fellow college Joseph Priestly fled Europe to Pennsylvania LIFE
IDEA OF THE ATOM Lavoisier did not have his own “model” of the atom His studies and finding helped other chemists such as Joseph Proust and John Dalton
In 1774 he repeated Robert Boyle’s tin calx experiment He furthered Aristotle’s theory of the four elements by saying that their weren’t just four elements that their were hundreds of different elements EXPERIMENTS
Helped construct metric system Helped with Law of Conservation of Mass Studies helped construct beginning of the Periodic table for Dmitri Mendeleeb Named Oxygen 1774 Named Hydrogen in 1783 MAJOR SCIENTIFIC CONTRIBUTIONS
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