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Atomic Bombing of Nagasaki

For Teachers 9th - 12th
"My death is my apology for my great crime", Korechika Anami wrote in a letter before committing suicide on August 15, 1945. After bombing Hiroshima and still not attaining the surrender from the Japanese, the Allied Forces bombed...
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Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima

For Teachers 9th - 12th
After 43 seconds of falling, a chemical reaction began in the bomb falling over Hiroshima. Within another few seconds, tens of thousands of Japanese civilians were incinerated, ripped apart, and left to die in their decimated city....
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Mastery Activity: Presidential Address

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Learners transport themselves to 1945 and assume the role of the president. How would you end the war with Japan? Would you choose to use the atomic bomb? First, each individual writes a speech they would give to garner the support of...
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The Dropping of the Atomic Bomb at Hiroshima and Nagasaki

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Take an in-depth look at the historical events in Hiroshima and Nagasaki in this 69-slide PowerPoint. Photos, facts, and transcripts are outlined in this presentation in order to answer the stated essential question in slide 2: "What...
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World War II Part 1

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Recap the United States' involvement in World War II, beginning with a description of how America's isolationist foreign policy had been shaped prior to the outbreak of war. The video then continues by discussing the attack on Pearl...
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WWII Position Paper

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
There are some historical events that may warrant greater reflection and more in-depth analysis, and the decision to intern Japanese-Americans in the United States during World War II, as well as to drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and...
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Fill-In - October Event in History

For Students 7th - 12th
A lot has happened in the month of October in the past 100 years or so. Kids fill in the blank for 31 events, each of which occurred on a day in October. Each event can be found in a New York Times article from the past 100+ years....
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Einstein's Message to FDR

For Students 6th - 8th
Learners read a letter from Albert Einstein to FDR. This letter contains blanks, learners must look up each of the twelve words, define them, and then use then to complete Einstein's letter. When they are finished they can read a note...
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Point - Counterpoint: Different Views About the Use of The Atomic Bomb

For Students 8th - 10th
Read both points of view regarding the use of the Atomic Bomb during WWII. First read points for the bomb then the counterpoint against the use of the bomb. Included are 4 discussion questions asking if the use of the bomb was justified....
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The Allies Win the War

For Teachers 7th - 9th
This PowerPoint clearly outlines many elements that contributed to the Allied Forces winning WWII. Topics covered are wartime technology, D-Day, The Holocaust, Perl Harbor, the Atomic Bomb and how winning the war changed the face of the...
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Dropping the Atomic Bomb: The Decision That Defined a Presidency

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this World War II lesson, students research the implications of the use of nuclear weapons to end the war in the Pacific.  Students determine and...
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The Atomic Bomb Debate

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders play the role of a citizen from Hiroshima or President Truman. Using the internet, they research information to portray their part correctly. They present their position in a debate and examine the same events from various...
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Was the Use of the Atomic Bomb on Japan Justifiable?

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Intended as a discussion starter, this presentation poses the question, "Was the use of the atomic bomb on Japan justifiable?" Images of the key players and events are shown but there is very little text. Use this resource to get your...
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The Manhattan Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners discover the technological and scientific requirements for making the atomic bomb, the immediate effects of an atomic bomb, and the social and political changes that have resulted from the Manhattan Project.
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"Sadako And The Thousand Paper Cranes" Literature Study

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students learn about the legacy of Sadako Sasaki, the atomic bomb, and history through a nonfiction literature study.
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To Drop the Bomb or Not to Drop the Bomb

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students determine whether they would have dropped the atomic bomb. In this Truman presidency lesson, students research images and documents about the use of the bomb in Japan. Students act as advisors to the president with written...
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Dropping the Atomic Bomb The Decision That Defined a Presidency.

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine historical evidence regarding the atomic bomb. For this Truman presidency lesson, students research images and documents about the use of the bomb in Japan. Students write position papers that identify their stance on...
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World War II: The Pacific

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explore the events in the pacific during World War II. In this World War II lesson, students use reference material to access information about significant locations in the War. Student debate the use of the atomic bomb to end...
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WWII and the Atomic Bomb

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students analyze writings about the Atomic Bomb. In this WWII lesson plan, students work in groups to analyze documents written about the Atomic Bomb. Students report to the class and discuss their feelings.
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Atomic Bomb Debate

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the decision to end World War II by dropping the atomic bomb.  In this world history lesson, students explore information on the atomic bomb and the decision of the tactics to use it.  They also watch a video and plan a...
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Debating the Bomb

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the repercussions of the development of the atomic bomb.  In this history lesson, students read, reflect and discuss nuclear warfare and how it affected the population when it was introduced, as well as how it continues...
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Atomic Bomb

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars discuss the significance of the atomic bomb. In this WWII instructional activity, high schoolers write down what they know about the dropping of the atomic bomb in WWII and read two historical narratives of the...
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For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore through research changes in Japan following A-bomb, discuss how people of all ages can model tolerance and peaceful coexistence, examine Constitution of Japan, and identify its three basic tenants.
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Learning Empathy Through Art

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students create poems based on the Haiku form and research about WWII. Class discussion and classroom readings of student work finish this activity. Emphasis is placed on Standards in the Arts.