Marie Curie: More Than Meets the Eye

This film Marie Curie: More Than Meets the Eye is a fictional movie based on Curie's work and set during World War I. By watching, you will learn much about Curie and her work.



You may be able to stream this movie through your library's electronic media site. It is available on both Overdrive and Hoopla.

If not, you can rent it from from Amazon video. CLICK HERE to rent.

After watching the movie, discuss these questions as a family.

  • Did you learn anything from this movie? If you did, what was it?
  • Why did the French Army officer order Marie Curie and her portable X-ray machine away from the Front? Was he right to do this?
  • What is it about Marie Curie that makes her a female role model?
  • Marie Curie had already made important scientific discoveries and won two Nobel Prizes. What was it about her that compelled her to make yet another major contribution, this time to medicine?

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