This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
The Andromeda Strain - The code name given to the microscopic, yet deadly, alien life form brought back to earth by the Scoop satellite.
The Atomic Substations - Located throughout each level of the Wildfire Laboratory, they contain an override feature that only Mark Hall can activate.
Directive 7-12 - This is the top-secret code name for the Wildfire contingency plan that calls for a nuclear "cauterization" of any area in the United States that has been infected with alien life that is harmful to humans and cannot be killed in...
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