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27 resources with the concept nagasaki

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What Should President Truman Do?

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
After reading the article Choices: Truman, Hirohito, and the Atomic Bomb, class members engage in a simulation, assume the role of President Truman or one of his advisors, and discuss the options open to the president. The exercise...
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Laura Hillenbrand's "Unbroken" and Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston and James D. Houston's "Farewell to Manzanar"

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Passages from Unbroken and Farewell to Manzanar provide the context for a study of the historical themes of experiencing war, resilience during war, and understanding the lasting trauma of war. Appendices include extension activities,...
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US History Overview 3- WWll to Vietnam

For Students 8th - 11th
This video brings viewers up to modern history (1975) after taking them through WWII, the Korean War, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Vietnam War. Though the format of the timeline might appear straightforward, viewers will be engaged...
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The Dropping of the Atomic Bomb at Hiroshima and Nagasaki

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Take an in-depth look at the historical events in Hiroshima and Nagasaki in this 69-slide PowerPoint. Photos, facts, and transcripts are outlined in this presentation in order to answer the stated essential question in slide 2: "What...
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U.S. Involvement in World War II through the Lens of the Manhattan Project National Historic Park

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young historians examine photos, letters, war posters, and other primary source documents to analyze the rationale for the Manhattan Project, determine why Oak Ridge was selected as a site for the Secret City, and study the contributions...
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The Cold War

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
The Soviet Union's decision to block West Berlin from access by the Western allies began an international hostility that extended into the rest of the twentieth century. Class members examine both Harry Truman's and Joseph Stalin's...
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World War Two : Asia and the Pacific 1941 - 1945 Map

For Teachers 9th - 12th
On a Monday in August, 1945, the first atomic bomb was dropped on the city of Hiroshima. Watch the allies gain control over the surrounding islands before deciding to drop the atomic bomb. Use this video to spark a debate: was dropping...
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Point - Counterpoint: Different Views About the Use of The Atomic Bomb

For Students 8th - 10th
Read both points of view regarding the use of the Atomic Bomb during WWII. First read points for the bomb then the counterpoint against the use of the bomb. Included are 4 discussion questions asking if the use of the bomb was justified....
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Health Physics: The Effects of Radiation on Living Things

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
A mix of scientific details and background information about the well-known sites of radiation attacks or accidents. This topic may open up details that you may consider as sensitive, and could be upsetting to some pupils. This is a...
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Was the Use of the Atomic Bomb on Japan Justifiable?

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Intended as a discussion starter, this presentation poses the question, "Was the use of the atomic bomb on Japan justifiable?" Images of the key players and events are shown but there is very little text. Use this resource to get your...
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Development and Use of the Atomic Bomb during WWII

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders examine how the atomic bomb was developed. They identify when the bombs were used during WWII. Students examine the effects of dropping the bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
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The Ethics of the Bomb: What Would You Do?

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students research the use of the atomic bomb in WWII, analyze the human costs of dropping the bomb and identify the pros and cons. They develop a PowerPoint presentation on the effects of an atomic bomb dropped on their hometown.
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Always Remember, or Eventually Forget

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine one writer's opinion about how different generations of Japanese citizens have been influenced by the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
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Atomic Bombing of Nagasaki

For Teachers 9th - 12th
"My death is my apology for my great crime", Korechika Anami wrote in a letter before committing suicide on August 15, 1945. After bombing Hiroshima and still not attaining the surrender from the Japanese, the Allied Forces bombed...
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Radioactive: An Interdisciplinary Study of Marie and Pierre Curie

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Use this innovative text to show the far-reaching influence of the dynamic Curie couple
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Debating the Bomb

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars research the repercussions of the development of the atomic bomb.  In this history lesson, students read, reflect and discuss nuclear warfare and how it affected the population when it was introduced, as well as how it...
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The Atomic Bomb Decision

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students determine whether Truman's decision to use that atomic bomb was the right one. In this World War II lesson, students read selected articles on the topic and watch a video of the damage done to Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Students...
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The Cold War: Culture of Fear

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explore the the dropping of the atomic bomb upon the citizens of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. They examine a speech by President Kennedy and analyze the cause-and-effect relationships between the United States and the Soviet Union. ...
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Nagasaki

For Students 9th - 12th
After mere minutes, the atomic bomb in warfare changed the world forever. Pupils use their knowledge of primary sources to complete a written assessment. The assessment requires learners to identify the event and to explain in...
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Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Legacies of the Atomic Bomb

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine the implications of the use of the atomic bomb in World War II. In this World War II lesson, 9th graders research the answers to several questions regarding key events of the war in Pacific. Students discuss their...
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The Atomic Bomb

For Teachers 7th - 10th
In this atomic bomb study guide worksheet, students read a brief overview pertaining to the topic and then respond to a reflection question.
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Atomic Bomb Facts

For Teachers 10th - 12th
In this atomic bomb study guide worksheet, young scholars read the notes provided and add notes of their own regarding the use of the atomic bomb on Nagasaki and Hiroshima.
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Milkweed: Lesson 1

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore history by analyzing WWII attacks. In this World War II event lesson, 6th graders define several WWII terms such as Führer, Pearl Harbor and Nagasaki. Students utilize the Internet to complete a time line activity...
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Atomic Bomb Debate

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the decision to end World War II by dropping the atomic bomb.  For this world history lesson, students explore information on the atomic bomb and the decision of the tactics to use it.  They also watch a video and plan...