This article tells the bizarre story of how Einstein's brain was stolen for 30 years by the Pathologist at Princeton University Hospital. Its written in very simple understandable terms with follow-up questions. For Dr. Harvey, cremating Einstein's brain was like destroying the Mona Lisa. Yet it was Einstein's wishes to be cremated.
In an All-Write Follow-up Sheet, Students are asked what would you do if you were asked to destroy the greatest scientific mind of the 20th century? The article is from 2016 Silver Award Winner of Young Voices of America for outstanding youth literature: "123 1/2 Weird Wacky (or Otherwise Interesting) Moments of Science" from Amazon.com. People who liked this story also liked “Is Henry Ford’s Last Breath in a Test Tube?” from Scorton Creek, www.TeachersPayTeachers. This is an excerpt from Kevin Cox’s “123 ½ Weird Wacky (or Otherwise Interesting) Moments of Science”