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Tale of the Tape: Predicting Long-Term Economic Growth on the Korean Peninsula
Students examine the Korean economy. In this economics instructional activity, students compare and contrast the command and market economies of North Korea and South Korea as they examine data.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
The Source of Knowledge
Young scholars explore their impressions of several countries and the sources of information that informed those impressions. They examine the changing attitudes of South Koreans toward North Korean by reading and discussing "New Craze in South Korea: The N
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 21 Downloads
This Is Only A Test?
Students investigate countries that have conducted nuclear weapons testing. They read an article, conduct research on the history of first nuclear weapons testing, and present their findings in the form of a television news broadcast from that era.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 43 Downloads
Japan Writing Activity
Seventh graders explore the current tensions in Asia by completing a graphic organizer. In this Asian politics lesson, 7th graders examine a Powerpoint slide and news article which gives them the information needed to fill in their graphic organizer.
7th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Kim's Nuclear Gamble
High schoolers view a video clip on North Korea's nuclear weapons. They identify issues between the United States and North Korea. They write any questions they have about the documentary and participate in a class discussion.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
The Cold War Era (1945 - 1991)
Provide learners with an excellent resource intended on imparting knowledge on the Cold War Era. Starting in 1945 and going all the way to 1991, the Cold War Era included major historical events, such as the Berlin Wall, Warsaw Pact, the Korean War, and the Cuban Missile Crisis.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 118 Views 223 Downloads
North Korea and Nuclear Weapons Development
Learners analyze North Korea's history and their nuclear weapons development. They view a Power Point and work in groups to prepare official United Nations resolutions. After presenting and voting upon the final resolutions, they write a response paper on the effects of the legislation.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads
Cartoons in the Classroom: Doves, Flags, and Bombs
A political cartoon is timely and thought-provoking. Learners analyze the symbolism found in the cartoon as it relates to current tensions between North and South Korea. Three in-depth analysis questions guide and stimulate class discussion.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Terrorism in the 21st Century: Righteous Aggression
Terrorism is a very sensitive subject, and I suggest you look carefully at how it's described in this presentation. While many of the slides are based in concrete fact and give current terrorism a historical context, others exude a personalized viewpoint.
12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
"Police Action": The Korean War, 1950-1953
Students investigate facts about the war in Korea in the 1950's and attempt to classify American foreign policy as a triumph or a failure. Why the U.S. became involved and the unpopularity of the war in America forms the focus of this lesson.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 39 Downloads
Facts About North and South Korea
Students investigate North and South Korea. In this research lesson, students gather facts about North and South Korea. In groups students research using encyclopedias, the internet and other sources. Students compare and contrast the two countries.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History 12 Views 29 Downloads
Data Comparison And Interpretation: North Korea, South Korea, And the United States
Ninth graders brainstorm "what they know about North Korea and South Korea." They determine the approximate distance from the United States to North and South Korea and create a graph comparing the birth rates, death rates, infant mortality rates, literacy rates, and GDP of North Korea, South Korea, and the United States.
9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 23 Downloads
North Korea-A True Totalitarian Government
Ninth graders analyze the differences among various forms of government to determine how power is acquired and used. They need to have a strong background regarding the rise of totalitarian governments after The Great War and the reasons for Adolph Hitler's anger over the vindictiveness of the Treaty of Versailles.
9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
Comparing War Monuments in North and South Korea
Learners compare war monuments of North and South Korea. In this Korean history lesson, students compare and contrast images of the war monuments in both countries. Learners analyze the message behind the monuments as they complete a worksheet activity.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download