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"

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Disarmament & nuclear weapons

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

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