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John Dalton

Summary: A description of the life of chemist and physicist John Dalton (1766-1844). Dalton is known as the father of chemistry, as his works provide the foundation for our understanding of chemistry. He is also known for his contributions to modern-day atomic theory.
John Dalton was a great chemist and physicist. He made many important contributions to science that are still used today. Because of his discoveries, Dalton is known as the father of chemistry and the founder of our modern day atomic theory.

John Dalton was born on September 6, 1766 in Eaglesfield, England. His father, Joseph Dalton, was a weaver. Dalton also had two siblings, a brother and a sister. He and his family were Quakers and they did not have much money, but Dalton still received a good education at a nearby Quaker school. He was a very smart student and did very well at math. His teacher, John Fletcher, was a very good teacher and gave John a thirst for knowledge. John also had a mentor, Elihu Robinson, who provided him with understanding in math and science, meteorology especially. When Dalton was only twelve, he opened a school in...

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