Radioactive - Clip 1: Beginning of Their Partnership

Excerpt from the Amazon Original movie Radioactive.

Teacher Note: The film opens with Marie Curie walking into her lab in Paris before fainting. She is then taken to a hospital where we see her wheeled on a stretcher while having a flashback to the first time she meetsPierre Curie in Paris, 1893.

Debrief and discuss the film clip:

• What reactions do they have to the film?

• What was new or surprising?

 • Hélène Langevin-Joliot, Marie Curie’s grand-daughter, recalls that her grandmother wrote in a letter to her mother, Irene, that she suffered much more from the lack of resources  than from the fact of being a woman. What is your reaction to this insight?

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Radioactive - Clip 2: Grape Fermentation Model

Excerpt from the Amazon Original movie Radioactive.

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