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129 resources with the concept terrorism

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Expanding FBI Surveillance Powers After September 11, 2001

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the guidelines put out by the FBI to follow during federal investigations. In groups, they discuss the decision by the FBI to increase surveillance after the terrorist attacks on September 11. They share their opinions...
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Fighting Terrorism

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Learners explore issues relating to terrorism. They consider and evaluate approaches to fighting terrorism at home and abroad. Students research designated websites to examine collaboration set in place to defeat terrorism.
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11 September memorial

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students analyze the events of September 11. They read news stories and discuss the events of September 2001. Students explore the meaning of symblism. They design a memorial to commemorate the event.
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My Name is Osama - Bullying and Name-Calling

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students read the story of an Iraqi immigrant boy named Osama who faces taunts of terrorist in his U.S. school after the attack of September 11. They discuss the characters and their struggles in the story. Students respond to...
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Terror on Trial

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pupils think critically about their perceptions of terrorism and examine the motivations, goals and actions of countries against whose "state-sponsored terrorism" the United States State Department has issued sanctions.
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Remembering September 11

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the impact of September 11 on American society through analysis of interviews and class discussions. Students evaluate the historic importance of the Gettysburg Address.
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What Is A Dirty Bomb?

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students read an article about dirty bombs and then use a worksheet as a discussion guide to consider surrounding issues. They use balloons, cornstarch and iron fillings to demonstrate the possible impact of a dirty bomb.
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Defining Terrorism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the debate over legitimate and illegitimate uses of force and differentiate between terrorists and freedom fighters. They read articles, participate in class discussion and write an essay with their observations.
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One Year Later: Every Story Counts

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students read different sections on a website about September 11th. They are to write down their feelings as they read the articles and stories. They also focus on saving and preserving family treasures.
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Anthrax Scare

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students visit the website for the Center of Disease Control. They examine the anthrax page and read through the frequently asked questions. They discuss what needs to be known about the anthrax vaccine and how it is used as a weapon.
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Guy Fawkes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners read about Guy Fawkes who tried to destory the British parliament buidling in 1605. They answer questions about his biography.
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Terror Tantrum?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars explore elements that help shape political and economic relationships between different countries and examine the effects of a recent terrorist attack in Saudi Arabia.
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The Right to Know

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students discuss their knowledge of the position of National Security Advisor. They read and discuss a newspaper article about national security and intelligence as it relates to terrorism and the public's right to know.
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Pearl Harbor vs September 11 Attack

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students compare and contrast the events of the Pearl Harbor Attack and the attack on September 11, 2001 by examining the similarities and differences between these two events.
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Speak Out!

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students consider their opinions on various topics and issues related to the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001. Then, focusing on one specific topic, each student supports his or her opinions in a...
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Bioterrorism

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students develop an emergency action plan in case of terrorist attacks. In this bioterrorism lesson, students create an individual biosecurity plan specific to a given situation. They research current activities and projects in place to...
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Terrorists Strike Heart of London

For Students 4th - 6th
In this English worksheet, students read and complete a variety of exercises associated with the short article, "Terrorists strike heart of London". Students participate with warm-up activities, true/false questions, synonyms and...
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Then and Now: Tolerance as a Casualty of War

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Young scholars compare terrorist attacks on the US. For this lesson on tolerance and war, students use various resources and links to examine the concept of toleration during war. Young scholars will focus on the attacks of Pear Harbor...
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Using Torture on Suspected Terrorists

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students asses the ethical, ideological, and political advantages both domestically and internationally. They analyze if it is beneficial to have terrorists share information or not and consider what is fair or unfair punishment for...
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Killing for a Cause

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research various international terrorist attacks, looking for the motivation of the perpetrators. They discuss terrorism and ways the international community might respond to discourage future terrorist acts.
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Madrid Train Bombings

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars discuss the terrorist train bombings in Madrid, Spain. The class evaluates the value of memorials in the struggle to deal with the grieving process. Groups design a memorial and/or poem to commemorate those lost in the...
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Chinese Politburo Simulation on Uyghur Terrorism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars are assigned a member of the Chinese Politburo and research this person's background, position, and political beliefs. Based on their position on the Politburo, their personality, and their background before coming to...
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Weighing the Pros and Cons of Racial Profiling

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners use the terrorist attacks of September 11th to discuss how Americans view people of different races. They discover the concept of racial profiling and how it has changed over time. They identify the pros and cons of profiling...
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Mumbai Bomb Investigation

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pupils brainstorm legal and illegal ways people try to influence politics. They examine the vocabulary in news reports about the Mumbai, India terrorist bombing and create their own train safety posters.