Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.
This week in class, we’re reading "Speech to the Association of Los Alamos Scientists" by Robert Oppenheimer.
In “Speech to the Association of Los Alamos Scientists,” Robert Oppenheimer discusses the development of atomic weapons a few months after the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
"What is good and how do we know?", "What are the costs and benefits of technology?", and "How are we changed by war?"
Ways to support your child:
- Ask your child about this speech at home:
- What was "Speech to the Association of Los Alamos Scientists" About
- What did you learn about? About Technology, Progress & Industry? About War & Peace?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: