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John Logie Baird

John Logie Baird was born 14th August 1888, in Scotland.  He was famous for being the first person to demonstrate a working television and was responsible for showing 'live' pictures around the world. 

Take a look at the website link below to discover more about his life, invention, explore photos and take part in a quiz and gameshow about the scientist himself.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/famouspeople/john_logie_baird/.

 
 

 

Ernest Rutherford

Ernest Rutherford was born 30th August 1871 in Nelson, New Zealand. He was a famous chemist who helped to develop nuclear physics. He was awarded with a Nobel Prize in 1908 for his achievements in Chemistry.

 

 

Alexander Fleming

Alexander was born on the 6th August 1881. He helped to discover penicillin which was a medical breakthrough and has since led to the development of modern day antibiotics.  In 1928 he shared the Nobel Prize with two other people for his work.


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