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**** Now comes with a graphic organizer detailing the development, key players, and events that led to the creation of the bomb.
Video overview: At 5:30 a.m., July 16, 1945, scientists and dignitaries awaited the detonation of the first atomic bomb in a desolate area of the New Mexico desert aptly known as "Jornada del Muerto" (Journey of Death). Dubbed the Manhattan Project, the top-secret undertaking was tackled with unprecedented speed and expense--almost $30-billion in today's money. Los Alamos scientists and engineers relate their trials, triumphs, and dark doubts about building the ultimate weapon of war in the interest of peace.
These 18 teacher-generated questions are designed to help students focus in on key information during the video. The video is titled "Modern Marvels: The Manhattan Project" and can be found here: Manhattan Project This video guide is ready to print and use! Comes with a completed answer key. Enjoy!