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129 resources with the concept terrorism

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Commemorating a Tragedy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils read newspaper articles and watch segments on the anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing. In groups, they discuss how each media outlet presented the material and decide which one was more productive. As a class, they discuss...
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FBI Counts Mosques

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students research the term "racial profiling to help decide if this directive fits in that category. Students explore the reaction of each side and the pros and cons each offers. Students Prepare a debate with one side supporting the FBI...
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Preparing for the Possibility of Terrorists

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the terrorist threat to the United States. They examine types of possible attacks and the best way to be prepared for each. Students disseminate information to the community. They publicize the school disaster plan.
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Arab-Israeli Conflict: Global Studies

For Teachers 10th - 11th
The presentation kicks-off with a challenge for upper graders to come up with a peace plan to resolve the Arab-Israeli conflict. The causes and effects of the conflict are presented only briefly. Refugees and terrorism are two example...
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The Ladder of Torture

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The awful practice of torture is the focus of this sociology lesson. High schoolers examine their own personal values regarding torture. They participate in a class discussion that considers the moral issues surrounding the use of...
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Air Force Trains Warriors to Defend Cyberspace from Terror

For Students 7th - 12th
Students explore the use of computers in the military.  In this lesson, students read an article on plans the Air Force is making to increase their use of computers to fight terrorism, then participate in a discussion on the reading,...
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Yemen Cargo Bombs Foiled

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore an international terror alert originating in Yemen.  In this lesson, students read an article that explains a terror alert in Britain, then complete several activities that reinforce the reading, including a vocabulary...
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Oklahoma City Bombing April 19, 1995

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explore the Oklahoma City Bombing tragedy. In this American terrorism lesson, students discuss the event as a class then use the Internet to read the biographies of the 168 people who died in the bombing.
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Are We Safer?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars discuss the meaning of feeling safe in their environment after September 11th. After reading National Intelligence reports and news articles summarizing the findings about national security, they write letters to their...
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Terrorist, Freedom Fighter, or Something in Between?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify that history can characterize actions differently from how they were perceived when initially undertaken. Then they identify that terrorist groups exist within a political, cultural, and historical context, and students...
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Exploring 9/11 in Historical, Cultural and International Context: Why Here, Why Us, Why Now?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the international conflicts that might have caused the terrorist attacks of 9/11. In groups, they research the similarities and differences between the three major religions and how they connect to 9/11. To end the...
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The Write Response

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore what impact the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 had on nine different American novelists. They write and share their own thoughts and feelings, then consider the role writing plays in their own lives,...
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Global Intelligence

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars discuss the war in Afghanistan and the conditions surrounding the hunt for Osama bin Laden after reading the article "Bin Laden and Omar: Far Harder to Find" from The New York Times. After the class discussion, students...
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Mayoral Responsibility

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars profile New York City Mayors Rudolph W. Giuliani and Michael Bloomberg and research the actions they took before and after terrorist incidents since 1993. They then write essays about the contribution made by their own...
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Safe and Secure: More or Less?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students discuss what they believe to be the state of security of the nation since September 11, 2001. Reading articles on security, they gather insight into new reports on security. They write letters to major newspapers expressing...
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Infectious Disease Case Study

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Learners list the steps an epidemiologist takes to detect a pathogen. They role-play as scientists as they investigate the cause of the outbreak in Japan during 1996.
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Saudi Arabia

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view a video clip about bombings in Saudi Arabia. They discuss the causes and implications of other recent terrorist attacks. They examine the United States - Saudi Arabia relationship as well.
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A Balancing Act

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars compare and contrast the response to Pearl Harbor in 1941 and the response to terrorism in the U.S. since Sept. 11, 2001. They conduct Internet research, complete a worksheet, and develop a plan based on their own ideas...
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In Search of Al Qaeda

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners locate the Middle Eastern countries and capitals visited by Frontline reporters. They read online dispatches by the journalists, and complete a student assignment sheet.
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Responding to Terrorism: Policy Options

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine how the United Nations should respond to terrorism. They analyze the issues relating to the policy on terrorists. They participate in a debate to share their views.
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Gun Control and Terrorism: Laws or Loopholes?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the Second Amendment of the Constitution. They research and organize key arguments and other fundementals of gun control. They participate in a debate defending the wording of the Second Amendment.
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Taming Terrorism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore different organizations working to stop terrorism. They examine international summits and their recommendations. They participate in a debate about the effectiveness of the measures proposed.
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What Do We Do With A Dirty Bomb?

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students examine composition of dirty bomb and its possible effects on a city, and investigate simulations of such an event; students use computational and problem solving skills to assess damage and prepare report proposing solution to...
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Can Peace Prevail?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine terrorist attacks in Amman, Jordan, and consider how events like these affect the global war against terrorism. They write reflective pieces exploring their own opinions about terrorism and the state of current affairs...