Learning By Topic KS2 & KS3 : World War 2 and Science

Explain the science behind the atomic bomb. Can you find the periodic symbol for uranium? https://www.ptable.com/

What other chemicals/gases were used during WWII?

Technology played a vital role in WWII. Advancements in weaponry, transportation and communication by both sides impacted the way the war was fought and, eventually, the outcome in the war. Make a list of this technology and explain how it assisted war efforts.

‘No war had as profound an effect on the technologies of our current lives than World War II (1939-45). And no war was as profoundly affected by science, math, and technology than WWII’. Source: The National WWII Museum. Research and discuss. (Cross Curricular: English)