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Disarmament & nuclear weapons

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lesson designed to teach students about the threat of nuclear weapons. goes well with the video "white light black rain"

lesson designed to teach students about the threat of nuclear weapons. goes well with the video "white light black rain"

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    Disarmament & nuclear weapons Disarmament & nuclear weapons Presentation Transcript

    • Disarmament
      The United Nations in their effort to facilitate peace and security throughout the world
    • Our Objective
      SWBAT explore the use of nuclear weapons and discuss the possible threat of use present day
    • Define in Context
      Nuclear
      Weapons
    • Think-Pair-Share
      What do you know about WWII?
      Who fought?
      Why did it start?
      Where was it fought?
      How did it end?
      Effects on society?
      Cold War?
      Cuban Missile Crisis?
    • Let me introduce…
      “Imagination is more important than knowledge”
      Why?
    • So Lets Use Our Imagination!
    • The Sound of all of the ammo in WWII
      ALL OF THE FIRE POWER OF THE WHOLE WORLD!
      Including the bombs dropped on Hiroshima & Nagasaki
      What kind of ammunition did they use?
    • SO Lets hear a little about the devastationccaused by nuclear bombs dropped in Japan
      Testimonials from people who have survived.
      Please listen quietly.
      http://cyberschoolbus.un.org/dnp/hibakusha_popup.html
    • Let Me Explain!
      In the world today
      9 nations who currently have nuclear weapons
      United States
      Russia
      United Kingdom
      France
      Israel
      India
      Pakistan
      Recently: North Korea
      Possibly: Iran
      27,000 nuclear weapons on the earth
      Mostly held by the United States & Russia
    • Now CLOSE YOUR EYES
    • HE ALSO SAID…
      “The Splitting of an atom has changed everything, save our mode of thinking,
      And thus we drift toward unparalleled catastrophe”
    • How Do You Feel?
      DO NOT INTERJECT!!!!!
    • What are the implications of having Nuclear Weapons?
    • Should we get rid of them?
    • Think-Pair-Share
      Do they ensure our peace?
      Do they ensure our security?
      Who should be allowed to have them?
      Who should not be allowed to have them?
    • What kind of threat do nuclear weapons pose today?
      Are they a threat?
      Who threatens to use them?
      Who is threatened by them?
    • LETS SEE WHAT GOING ON IN THE WORLD TODAY!
      DIRECTIONS:
      Lets put you into groups
      Answer the following questions in your notebook.
      Next time we meet/discuss your responses in groups and chart your answers on butcher paper.
      Who allegedly has the nuclear weapons?
      What type of intervention is occurring?
      Is the alleged country complying?
      Who is threatened by their alleged possession of nuclear weapons?
      Do you think that this country is truly a threat?