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Students view a video clip about the Geneva Convention. They identify the rules of the Convention and why they were put into place. They examine the conditions of prisoner of war camps from other countries as well.
In this Geneva Convention worksheet, students discover fair war practices. Students read 4 sections of information that include details about the convention and those countries that participated.
High schoolers examine the role of the Geneva Convention. In this world history lesson, students investigate primary sources that prompt them to consider the evolution of the Geneva Convention.
Students explore the theory of Prisoners of war. Students investigate various human rights issued thru the Geneva Convention. Students relate learned facts to the American troops being killed in Iraqi fighting.
Young scholars are divided into small groups, they work through questions in their groups. They read the story UK terror suspects to come home. Students are then introduced to the phrases' 'human rights' and Geneva Convention and young scholars are asked about their existing knowledge of these events.
In this Geneva Convention word search worksheet, students locate and circle 13 significant names and terms. A word bank is provided.
In this Geneva Convention crossword puzzle activity, students use the 8 clues to identify the correct words and names that will solve the crossword puzzle.
Ninth graders explore selected Internet sites to discover details about the life of John Calvin. In this Reformation instructional activity, 9th graders follow the steps in the provided Web Quest to locate and record information about Calvin as well as Calvinism.
Students read about the Geneva Convention, Paris peace treaties, and Kyoto protocol. After discussing the importance of each event, students choose vocabulary words from their readings and answer questions dealing with the topic.
Students discuss what they know about the abuse of Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib. They research policy memos and assess their influence on military personnel. They identify the Geneva Conventions rule on the treatment of prisoners as well.
Young scholars identify violations of the Geneva Convention in video clips. They discover the role of international bodies in dealing with war crimes. They read primary source documents as well.
In this research activity, students learn about John Calvin regaining authority in Geneva. Students find information in books or on the Internet. Students then answer 4 general short essay questions.
The history, context, and ramifications of the Vietnam War are the topics of this lecture, which details the roles of China, England, France, and the U.S. in the conflict. A timeline and map guide viewers through the events of the Vietnam War. They will be enthralled by the growing tension between North and South Vietnam, and the increasing political and military presence of the U.S. It also details the My Lai Massacre, which could prompt a class discussion on the ethics of battle.
Students research how the capture of a German submarine by the Allies affected the outcome of WWII. In this WWII instructional activity, students complete a KWL chart. Students research primary source documents online and answer discussion questions.
In this Vietnam War worksheet, students respond to 5 short answer questions about the war. Students also define 5 terms relating to the war.
Students assess an article about the discovery of a potentially earthlike planet. Younger students draw pictures of what they might see in space from a rocket ship's window. In addition, they develop skits of a human meeting an alien for the first time. Older students create podcasts about whether or not funding should be increased for space exploration.
Students gather a general understanding of terms related to international rules of warfare and human rights, then discuss hypothetical applications of those rules. They write letters expressing their opinion on the current application of these rules.
Young scholars examine the attack on Pearl Harbor and how it changed the history of the United States. After watching a video from "The War", they discuss the characteristics of a "just war" and identify the laws in international warfare. They read FDR's speech declaring war on Japan and discuss how it affected the public.
Students identify the locations on a map of the airplane crashes discussed in this lesson. After watching a video, they discuss the importance of an investigation after a plane crash. They use the same information as the investigators and discover how they determined the cause of the crash. To end the lesson, they compare their findings with other groups.
In this U. S. historical facts instructional activity, students participate in identifying the various leaders being described, identify places described in detail and fill out a map by following the directions given.