"Scientists @ the Smithsonian" introduces students to 20 real researchers from the Smithsonian Institution in an attempt to shatter the common stereotype of scientists as nerds in lab coats ... and to make science come alive for students. Each profile contains a description of the scientist¹s area of study, a video interview with the scientist, clips showing the subject at work in the lab or in the field, and links to additional resources. Liz Cottrell, for example, is director of the Smithsonian's Global Volcanism Program, which studies the


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    Jeff Festa