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BOMB: The Race to Build-and Steal- the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon Nonfiction Book Study: Ch. 10 Gliders Down, Ch. 11 Quiet Fellow, Ch. 12 Disappearing Scientists

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 chapters 10-12 by using primary source photographs to guide us through chapters.


I will discuss key events with my team and complete a “quick write” on an event that stands out to me that demonstrates the race “to build or steal the world’s most dangerous weapon”.

Chapter 10-11

SHARED Reading of both chapters