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5 March

  1. 1. Module C Hard Sciences
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Introduction to Module </li></ul><ul><li>What happened to Hiroshima? </li></ul><ul><li>Definition: weapons of mass destruction </li></ul><ul><li>Debate </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Topic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organisation of teams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Beginning research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Writing of speeches </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Preparing rebuttals </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. What happen to Hiroshima? <ul><li>Reflect on the pictures </li></ul><ul><li>What story do they tell you? </li></ul><ul><li>Write a short reflection (200-250) on The Price of Peace </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.thewe.cc/weplanet/news/asia/japan/hiroshima_cover_up.htm </li></ul>
  4. 4. Some sites to explore: <ul><li>http://www.archive.org/search.php?query=hiroshima%20a%20bomb </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Actual footage (old videos) related to the bombing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://educationforum.ipbhost.com/index.php?showtopic=4477 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Forum discussion of pros/cons of WMD </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=D7F1A06CE1780AD5 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>List of videos on Hiroshima by BBC </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia-pacific/4724793.stm </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Article by BBC </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. More sites <ul><li>http://www.cnduk.org/ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Campaign for Nuclear disarmament </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://www.fas.org/nuke/intro/nuke/index.html </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Federation of American Scientists – Nuclear weapons </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Weapons of Mass Destruction <ul><li>What is a WMD? </li></ul>
  7. 7. Debate <ul><li>This house believes that the best defense against the annihilation of the world in another world war lies in the possession of deterrents such as weapons of mass destruction. </li></ul><ul><li>Hiroshima/Nagasaki </li></ul><ul><li>Iraq </li></ul><ul><li>Science for profit? </li></ul><ul><li>Science or Ethics? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Some words to ponder over <ul><li>Nuclear disarmament </li></ul><ul><li>Nuclear proliferation </li></ul><ul><li>Nuclear fallout </li></ul><ul><li>Nuclear holocaust </li></ul><ul><li>Nuclear annihilation </li></ul><ul><li>Nuclear Stockpile </li></ul><ul><li>Nuclear deterrence theory </li></ul><ul><li>Retaliation </li></ul><ul><li>Mutual assured destruction (MAD) </li></ul><ul><li>Rogue states </li></ul><ul><li>Prevention/Cure </li></ul>

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