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BOMB: The Race to Build-and Steal- the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon Nonfiction Book Study: Ch. 1 Skinny Superhero

This book study provides curated information and guided reading and assignments for the book BOMB by Steve Sheinkin

Essential Question

How did the contributions of physicists in the making of the atomic bomb affect the world as we know it?

Student Expectations

We will read aloud the chapter “Skinny Superhero” as an introduction to the scientific contributions of key physicists of the book with emphasis on Robert Oppenheimer using Nearpod and conduct a virtual lab on building an atom. 


I will do a "quick write" explaining how Robert Oppenheimer became politically active during the 1930s using Nearpod.

Activity: Nearpod and Lab

Use Code: JMHCR