This 8 page Manhattan Project document contains a webquest and teachers key related to the Manhattan Project, which was the secret American Program to create the first atomic weapons during World War Two. The Manhattan Project would eventually lead to the atomic bombing of Japan during World War Two. It contains 14 questions from the ushistory.org website.
Your students will learn about the role of the Manhattan Project and the important people and events associate with it. They will also learn about the first atomic bomb test in New Mexico and the details of the overall program to create the first atomic weapons. This Manhattan Project webquest acts as a great lead in to learning about atomic weapons in general or the atomic bombing of Japan to end World War Two (WWII).
The teachers key is detailed and will make marking the webquest or going over it with your students easy and simple.
Would also make a great activity for a substitute or for homework if students have access to the internet at home! A great activity to learn about the Manhattan Project, atomic weapons, or as a lead in to the atomic bombing of Japan to end World War Two!