The article starts off with information about how atom bombs work, then goes into the effects of atom bombs and history of atom bombs. The article is very in-depth with good information. In the article, the author describes how nuclear weapons are the most powerful weapons in the world. A newbie to atomic bombs would want to read this article first. It has good and interesting info that will help newbies learn about atom bombs. The reason it was put into the text set was that it had information about how nuclear weapons worked, plus diagrams.
In the article, the author states what fission is and how it works. Then the article goes on to information about nuclear fuel, types of reactors, and nuclear power + the environment. If a newbie were to read this, they should read it second in the text set. The article explains how fission and fusion work, an essential thing to know for learning about the nuclear bomb. I put this article in the text set because it was full of good information needed for the text set.
In the article, the author explains what happened during Fukushima and goes on to show how nuclear energy works and how reactors work. Then, it goes on to questions like "is nuclear energy safe?" and "what will happen next?" Newbies should read this article third because it gives history references and explains how nuclear energy and reactors work. It was put in the text set because it had a few questions at the end that were interesting and important.
In WW2, people were looking for types of powerful bombs. They invented the atomic bomb. The atomic bomb was extremely powerful and was used against Japan. After WWII, the USSR designed bombs too, and the Cold War began. In the article, the author talks about information and history about the first atomic bombs. A newbie would read this last because the article is mostly about history. The article was put in the text set because it was interesting and simple, needed for a good text. If you're looking for history, go here.