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BOMB: The Race to Build-and Steal- the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon Nonfiction Book Study: Ch 18 Laboratory 2 & Ch 19 Ferry Job

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 two chapters “Labratory Number 2” and "Ferry Job" in BOMB.


I will do a graphic novel template sequencing the events that led to the sinking of the ferry.

6(C)  explain the societal impacts of scientific contributions


After reading "Laboratory Number 2" and “Ferrt Job” with your partner(s), recreate the scenes from the two chapters using a graphic novel template below. You will fully retell the scenes through illustrations and dialogue. Due at the end of the period.