National Geographic: Meltdown in Chernobyl

National Geographic: Minutes to Meltdown: Three Mile Island
Essay Prompt: (due at the end of class)
Write an essay detailing the events that occurred on March 28, 1979 at Three Mile
Island. Discuss some ways that the incident could have been handled better.
Describe some possible outcomes that may have occurred if this partial-meltdown
had not been contained. Compare this event to the one at Chernobyl—are they
similar/different? Explain.
The first part of your essay should be factual, and the latter portions should include your
personal opinions. There is no specified length for this essay, but it should be organized
into an easy-to-follow essay that fully responds to this prompt.