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1Z for Zachariah by Robert C. O’Brien A stranger comes.
2Welcome to the Web Quest for Z for Zachariah. As you travel through this quest, you will gain background information related to this novel.So take out your work—grab a pen—and start reading and writing.It’ll be fun!
3Background: Z for Zachariah Radiation sickness—What 2 things determine severity of symptoms?___________________ & _______________________List 5 symptoms of radiation sickness.__________________________________Click here if you would like to see pictures.
4Background: Z for Zachariah In 1945, the U.S. destroyed which 2 cities with atomic bombs?__________________________________Check out the pictures on the web site.
5Background: Z for Zachariah Look up GIEGER COUNTER. In a paragraph: describe what it looks like; explain what it does.Sketch what it looks like.
6Background: Z for Zachariah Where is Ithaca? (Hint: NE part of US)Use Google Maps --
7Background: Z for Zachariah Amish communities—Where are some located:__________________What is the Amish lifestyle like:
8Background: Z for Zachariah Look up GAS MASK. In a paragraph: describe what it looks like; explain how it protects someone.Sketch what it looks like.
9Background: Z for Zachariah Author, Robert C. O’Brien, wrote the novel you will read.Find out some interesting facts about him and the novel he wrote.
10Background: Z for Zachariah Read about the COLD WAR of the 1950’s. In a paragraph: describe a fallout shelter; what it looks like; explain it’s purpose.Sketch what it looks like.
11Background: Z for Zachariah Define meteorological enclave.You will have to look up each word.metrological ______________________________enclave ___________________________________Put the two words (definitions) together to figure out the meaning.