Naturally Obsessed: The Making of a Scientist is a 1 hour documentary about a molecular biologist, Dr. Lawrence Shapiro, and three graduate students.
As a former molecular biology lab technician, the authenticity of the lab environment and interactions between the scientists rings true. The struggles and rewards of cutting-edge science are presented with warts and all.
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Applications for Science Teachers: This documentary gives teachers and students a look inside the world of a molecular biology lab. More than that- it also gives a snapshot of the Nature of Science. The viewer sees the creativity, problem solving, collaboration, and social skills necessary to make real science happen.Vodpod videos no longer available.