Students view a short film about the results of dropping the atomic bomb at the end of World War II. They research controversies surrounding the use of the bomb and nuclear weapons. They write two editorials about the issue.
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Chernobyl: A Story from Inside a Nuclear Disaster Area
On April 26, 1986, the worst nuclear disaster in history occurred at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine. After reading an interview surrounding the aftermath of the event, your learners will then discuss how disasters can be...
7th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
“Duck and Cover” (Civil Defense)
Bert the Turtle models for viewers the 1950s Civil Defense Duck and Cover strategy that was supposed to protect citizens from a nuclear blast. After viewing the video, watchers are asked to consider the motivations of the producers of...
11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
NONVOTING: CHAPTER 6: SECTION 4: WORKSHEET
It is interesting to look at the election and voting process from a far. This activity does just that, your class will look at trends in voting populations and develop an understanding of the voting process. Please note this resource...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Gulf War and its Consequences
Students study the historical background of Desert Storm/Desert Shield. They determine that not all Americans were in favor of the Gulf War and examine the Gulf War Syndrome. They discover that another possible cause pertains to...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History