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Students imagine the scene at Trinity through a variety of creative writing assignments.





Students will assume the role of one of the individuals who was present at the blast.  A number of creative ideas are possible with this assignment.  Students could write a report to J. Robert Oppenheimer describing the appearance of the bomb and their feelings about Trinity before, during, and after the test.  They could also write and perform a monologue or a short skit about observing the bomb, or create an artwork depicting Trinity based on eyewitness accounts.