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The Price of Freedom: Americans at War Printable Exhibition

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
The Price of Freedom: Americans at War is a collection of 13 resources from a printable exhibition curated by the Smithsonian Museum of American History.  Each resource begins with a summary and a table of contents. The resources...
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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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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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Evaluating the US Decision to Drop the Atomic Bombs

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
While the use of the atomic bomb was the definitive end of World War II, the terrible weapons left new questions. Young scholars use primary sources and analytical worksheets to consider the implications of the fateful decision. Then,...
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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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Was the United States Justified in Dropping the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki?

For Teachers 6th - 11th Standards
As the culminating activity in a unit study of World War II, class members prepare for and engage in a Socratic seminar that considers whether the United States was justified in dropping the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki....
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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. In this Truman presidency lesson plan, students research images and documents about the use of the bomb in Japan. Students write position papers that identify their stance...
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The Atomic Bomb: Crash Course History of Science #33

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Einstein, a famous pacifist, sent a letter to FDR encouraging development of a nuclear weapon. An interesting video opens with this historical event and moves through the development of atomic bombs. It shares the use of atomic weapons...
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Sun vs. Atomic Bomb

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The largest series of nuclear fusion reactions in our solar system has been happening for millions of years. The sun works in much the same way that atomic bombs work. Here is a video that describes how each work and the safety checks...
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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 Atomic Bomb Dilemma

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine consequences of using atomic bomb in light of resulting peace, distinguish between fact and opinion and analyze sources to recognize bias and points of view, and assume role of reporter, critic, cabinet member, or...
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The Dropping of the Atomic Bomb and V.J. Day

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the impact of the decision to drop the atomic bomb. In this World War II lesson, students read primary source documents regarding the implications of dropping the bombs as well as Truman's speech to the nation on V.J....
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The Atomic Bomb Decision

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students determine whether Truman's decision to use that atomic bomb was the right one. In this World War II lesson plan, students read selected articles on the topic and watch a video of the damage done to Hiroshima and Nagasaki....
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Truman's Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders investigate Truman's decision to use the atomic bomb. In this World War II lesson, 11th graders read and discuss articles regarding the use of the bomb (the articles are not included). Students then participate in an...
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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. For 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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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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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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The Ethics of the Bomb: What Would You Do?

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students research the use of the atomic bomb in WWII, analyze the human costs of dropping the bomb and identify the pros and cons. They develop a PowerPoint presentation on the effects of an atomic bomb dropped on their hometown.
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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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Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Legacies of the Atomic Bomb

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine the implications of the use of the atomic bomb in World War II. In this World War II lesson, 9th graders research the answers to several questions regarding key events of the war in Pacific. Students discuss their...
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The Atomic Bomb

For Teachers 7th - 10th
In this atomic bomb study guide worksheet, students read a brief overview pertaining to the topic and then respond to a reflection question.
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The Bomb

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
The spectacular explosion of the first atomic weapon is documented with dramatic video footage in a short film. Using pictures and videos of the bomb's preparation, as well as its aftermath, scholars consider the ramifications of this...
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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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Harry S. Truman's Atomic Bomb Address - August 9, 1945

For Students 7th - 12th
The United States' decision to implement the atomic bomb in 1945 is still a source of debate today. Learners listen to the audio from President Truman's speech to address the nation to better understand why the United States resorted to...
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Atomic Bomb Facts

For Teachers 10th - 12th
In this atomic bomb study guide worksheet, learners read the notes provided and add notes of their own regarding the use of the atomic bomb on Nagasaki and Hiroshima.
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Ethics of Dropping the Atomic Bombs on Japan

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Was the atomic bombing of Japan ethical? After crafting a personal journal response to the question, class members are assigned a position and provided with primary source documents that prepare them to engage in a "Structured Academic...
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Philosophical Chairs: Justification for the Dropping the Atomic Bombs

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Were the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki justified? Class members prepare for a Document Based Question (DBQ) writing assignment with a series of preparatory activities. Groups examine six documents, including first person...
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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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Debating the Bomb

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

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students 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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WWII and the Atomic Bomb

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners examine three points about the use of the atomic bomb by the US during World War II. They take a position on each point and defend it orally.
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Would You Drop the Bomb?

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students determine if the use of the atomic bomb was justified. In this World War II lesson, students analyze communication memorandums about the bomb, discuss their impressions, and compose essays that analyze the use of the bombs.
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Atomic Bomb

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars discuss the significance of the atomic bomb. In this WWII instructional activity, students write down what they know about the dropping of the atomic bomb in WWII and read two historical narratives of the event. Young...
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Atomic Bomb Debate

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars research the decision to end World War II by dropping the atomic bomb.  In this world history lesson plan, students explore information on the atomic bomb and the decision of the tactics to use it.  They also watch a video...
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WWII: The Pacific 1939-45 – Japan and the Atom Bomb

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Though the scientists who developed the atom bomb did not believe it should be used to end World War II, American President Harry S. Truman and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill were of like mind in their decision to drop the bomb...
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The Atomic Bomb: Hiroshima and Nagasaki

For Students 5th - 6th
In this atomic bomb worksheet, students read facts about the atomic bomb and the effects of the bomb in the cities Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Students complete 3 activities using the text.
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Development and Use of the Atomic Bomb during WWII

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders examine how the atomic bomb was developed. They identify when the bombs were used during WWII. Students examine the effects of dropping the bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
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The End of World War II: Pearl Harbor, Japanese Internment Camps, and the Atomic Bomb

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
The end of World War II saw major events that would forever change the global landscape and international relations. Using a fantastic PowerPoint presentation and several primary source documents, your learners will discuss the bombing...
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What Should President Truman Do?

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
After reading the article Choices: Truman, Hirohito, and the Atomic Bomb, class members engage in a simulation, assume the role of President Truman or one of his advisors, and discuss the options open to the president. The exercise...
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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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The Hydrogen Bomb

For Students 9th - 12th
Recycled Russian nuclear weapons provide 10 percent of the nuclear energy that the United States uses. The short presentation discusses the Teller-Ulam device. It provides a diagram of the parts as well as a description of the four...
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WWII and the Atomic Bomb

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students analyze writings about the Atomic Bomb. In this WWII lesson, 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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Shadow People of Hiroshima

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers participate in a simulation in which they discover what it was like in Hiroshima after the atomic bomb was dropped. Using photographs, they discuss the effect of the bombing on people and the land. They participate in...
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World War II

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students analyze primary sources (photographs) for evidence of American military technology during WWII. They debate the use of the Atomic Bomb. Students view the Rosenthal image. They discuss the image in detail.
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Hiroshima, From All Sides

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students comprehend how the Atomic Bomb affected humanity and ended WWII. They comprehend how the Atomic Bomb affected: scientists, Japanese citizens, and US leaders. Students receive a copy of Hiroshima, Readers Theater Rubiv. They...
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The Cold War: Culture of Fear

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explore the the dropping of the atomic bomb upon the citizens of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. They examine a speech by President Kennedy and analyze the cause-and-effect relationships between the United States and the Soviet Union. ...
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What Would You Do?

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders determine whether or not they would have dopped the atomic bomb. For this Truman presidency lesson, 11th graders research primary and secondary sources about the Manahattan Project and World War II. Students...
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Enduring Themes in American History-Museum Assignment

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study and research the life of Albert Einstein. They focus on the extent Albert Einstein catalyzed and criticized President Harry S. Truman's decision to drop the atomic bomb on Japan during WWII. Students answer a series of...
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Studies of the Eastern Worlds: Japan

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders, in their study of Japan, examine and discuss the effect the atomic bomb had on Japan. They watch videos and then read the story of Sadako and her magic cranes. They make their own origami cranes and write a paragraph on...
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Bombs Over Bikini: Teacher's Guide

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The Cold War and the Manhattan Project launched the world into the nuclear age. Young historians explore how nations searched for bigger and better weapons to hold an advantage over other nations. Through discussion and comprehension...
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Debating the Bomb

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research how the development of the atomic bomb affected people in World War II, participate in a debate about the bomb's use, and investigate how it has affected people's lives since 1945.
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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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How Atom Bombs Can Uncover Forged Art

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Art forgeries are works of art themselves? How can inspectors tell real art from fake? A video from the a large science playlist explores the techniques practiced by expert forgers and the subtle science behind telling a masterpiece from...
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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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Technology

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students trace and analyze the impact of the atomic bomb on warfare, society and government. They apply this process to other more modern technological inventions in our lives.
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Debating the bomb

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research how the development of the atomic bomb affected people in World War II.  In this American History instructional activity, students participate in a debate about the bombs use.  Students investigate how it has affected...
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Dropping the Bomb

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners consider Truman's decision to drop the atomic bomb. For this World War II lesson, students use the Internet to research the answers to questions about use of the atomic bomb. Learners discuss the answers to the questions and...
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WWII and the Atomic Bomb

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students explore three decisions about the atomic bomb faced by the U.S. during WWII, take a position on each of the decisions, and defend their position. Should a bomb have been built, dropped, and was the right decision made?
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World War II: The Pacific

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students 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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Learning Empathy Through Art

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars create poems based on the Haiku form and research about WWII. Class discussion and classroom readings of student work finish this lesson. Emphasis is placed on Standards in the Arts.
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Every Day Edit - Hiroshima Bombing

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this everyday editing worksheet, students correct grammatical mistakes in a short paragraph about the Hiroshima bombing. The errors range from punctuation, spelling, grammar, and capitalization.
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Truman's Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders discuss the cause for the atomic bomb. In this history lesson, 11th graders discuss what caused the development of the atomic bomb and why it was used. They discuss the aftermath of dropping the bomb.
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The Atomic Bomb

For Teachers 7th - 11th
In this atomic bomb study guide worksheet, students respond to 11 short answer questions. The questions correlate to assigned readings in a textbook.
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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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The Atomic Bob T-Chart

For Teachers 8th - 12th
In this atomic bomb graphic organizer worksheet, students list reasons for dropping and not dropping the atomic bomb in World War II. Students also respond to a reflection question.
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World War II: Bombs and Peace

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars explore the final events and end of World War II. They examine the community impact of such events as the dropping of the dropping of atomic bombs, and President Roosevelt's death. Students prepare a presentation.
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Manhattan Project

For Students 7th - 12th
What was the Manhattan Project, and how did it start? The video describes the project's quest to develop the atomic bomb. It also shows pupils why the project began, the top scientists involved, and how they contributed to the creation...
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Firestorms: The Bombing of Civilians in World War II

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine the implication of civilian targets in war. In this World War II instructional activity, students investigate the history of bombing practices in war. Students zero in on World War II bombing practices as they discuss...
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Victory in the Pacific

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students explore the overall Allied strategy in the Pacific from 1943-1945 and assess its effectiveness. They explore the reasons why the atomic bomb was used and why use of that weapon was controversial.
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The Manhattan Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners identify the implications of Manhattan Project. In this World War II lesson, students examine maps, biographies, oral histories, and primary documents to determine why the United States developed the atom bomb and how they...
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Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Have your class explore the effects of war by reading Eleanor Coerr's story, "Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes." This is a story about a sixth grader who lives in Hiroshima when the atomic bomb is dropped. Learners answer questions,...
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Atomic Bomb-Truman Press Release-August 6, 1945

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students read a copy of Truman's press release regarding the atomic bomb. They answer a series of factual questions regarding the press release. They discuss the press release and then follow up with answering more in depth questions...
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Nagasaki

For Students 9th - 12th
After mere minutes, the atomic bomb in warfare changed the world forever. Pupils use their knowledge of primary sources to complete a written assessment. The assessment requires learners to identify the event and to explain in...
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Impact of The Cold War: Are We Mad?

For Teachers 11th
Mutually assured destruction and the fear of the atomic bomb: what was life really like during the Cold War? Scholars find out with multiple activities, such as group discussions, worksheets, games, and an argumentative writing activity....
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My Antonia: Problematic Situations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Introduce your class to the characters from My Antonia by Willa Cather in a unique way. Given a hypothetical situation about an atomic bomb shelter and a list of character descriptions, pupils must decide which characters get to stay in...
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Social Studies: Bombing of Hiroshima

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read a first person account of the bombing of Hiroshima written by a Japanese physician. By reading Michihiko Hachiya's journal, they discover the fatalities caused by the bomb itself and later by radiation poisoning. To...
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Protons, Neutrons, and Electrons

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Atomic bombs harness the power in the nucleus of an atom, creating devastating power and damage. Classes review parts of an atom by charging a piece of plastic and holding it near their fingers, discussing what is happening and why....
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Radioactive Dating Game

For Students 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Uranium 235 has a half-life of over 700 million years and is the fuel used in the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima, Japan. Pupils see the half-lives and decay rates of Carbon-14 and Uranium-238. They also take measurements of these two...
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Peace

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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Hiroshima

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students conduct research focused around the events concerning the bombing of Hiroshima in Japan. The research is based upon the answering of several key questions. The students are also exposed to different media sources to see the...
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History of the Atomic Theory

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners work together in groups to research a topic related to the atomic bomb. They create a worksheet summarizing the information they gathered and write a letter to John Dalton discussing the advancements in atomic theory.
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World War Two : Asia and the Pacific 1941 - 1945 Map

For Teachers 9th - 12th
On a Monday in August, 1945, the first atomic bomb was dropped on the city of Hiroshima. Watch the allies gain control over the surrounding islands before deciding to drop the atomic bomb. Use this video to spark a debate: was dropping...
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An Educator's Guide to The Green Glass Sea by Ellen Klages

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
A lot of secrecy shrouded the creation of the atomic bomb. Readers uncover some of that secrecy using an educator's guide for the novel The Green Glass Sea. Three weeks of lesson plans feature discussion questions and reading...
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Atomic Age Critical Thinking

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research and discuss issues surrounding the atomic bomb and the concerns it raised and the consequences of dropping the atomic bombs on Japan. A variety of sample questions are provided to engage discussion.
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Do The Research!

For Students 6th
In this conducting research worksheet, 6th graders find the who, what, when, and where facts about the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Students answer 4 questions.
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Atomic War: Just the Facts

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study the dropping of the atomic bombs of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
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World War II

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the events of World War II that led to the dropping of the atomic bomb on Japan. Creating a decision making tree, they weigh the positives and negatives of the decision to use the bomb. They participate in a...
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How is Atomic Energy Used Today

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students investigate energy sources by examining photographs.  For this atomic energy lesson,  students identify and describe various pictures and how atomic energy is used in them.  Students create a presentation demonstrating how many...
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The Mystical Powers of the Japanese Crane

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The Japanese crane has become an international symbol of peace. After reading Eleanor Coerr's Sadako and The Thousand Paper Cranes, class members research the Thousand Crane Quilt and draw connections between the symbol, the bombing of...
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Nuclear Energy

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Atomic theory as a philosophical study was explored even by the Ancient Greeks. The knowledge of atoms was developed in the 17th century.  This PowerPoint explains how by the 1940's, splitting of the atom was discovered and since then,...
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Breaking News English: 60th Anniversary of Hiroshima Bombing

For Students 5th - 10th
In this English worksheet, students read " 60th Anniversary of Hiroshima Bombing," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
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The Nucleus

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Einstein didn't just discover relativity, he proved the existence of atoms in 1905 — more than 110 years ago. Discover how he did it and begin learning about basic chemistry: parts of an atom, atomic mass, atomic number, and how to read...
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Periodic Videos

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
From hydrogen to ununoctium, this collection of videos has everything you need to begin teaching about the periodic table. Offering descriptions of each element and interesting experiments demonstrating their properties, this resource is...
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Exploring US Foreign Policy after WWII--The Cold War

For Teachers 11th
Scholars explore U.S. Foreign Policy and Cold War ideologies adopted after WWII. They conduct Internet research on a topic or issue related to the Cold War Era, watch two films, and compose a time line and a multimedia presentation to...
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U.S. Involvement in World War II through the Lens of the Manhattan Project National Historic Park

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young historians examine photos, letters, war posters, and other primary source documents to analyze the rationale for the Manhattan Project, determine why Oak Ridge was selected as a site for the Secret City, and study the contributions...
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The World Wars

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Contemporaneously known as The Great War, World War I had never seen its match on the global stage—until World War II. An engaging set of resources designed to extend a viewing of the History Channel's The World Wars features discussion...
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As World War II Turns. . .Major Events and Turning Points

For Teachers 7th
Class members examine primary and secondary source materials that center on events leading up US involvement in World War II, as well as turning points in the war like the D-Day invasion, the battle at Stalingrad, and the dropping of the...
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Survivor

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students examine and discuss living during the Atomic Age. They read an article and view an exhibit about fallout shelters, list survival items their family would need in a shelter, and develop a Venn diagram comparing survival needs...
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WWII Project Outline

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Work together as a class and get to know the ins and outs of World War II with this engaging collaborative project. Class members are broken into groups to research particular war topics, from life on the home front to the Holocaust and...
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Cold War

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
The Cold War was not necessarily always cold in temperature, but the relationship between the United States and the Soviet Union sure was frigid! Scholars read various passages, view exhibition graphics, and observe an artifact from the...
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The Cold War

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
The Soviet Union's decision to block West Berlin from access by the Western allies began an international hostility that extended into the rest of the twentieth century. Class members examine both Harry Truman's and Joseph Stalin's...
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Japan from Recovery to World Trading Partner

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view a video clip of the Atomic Bombing of Japan and respond individually. They examine graphs of Japan's GDP and U.S./Japan trade. Groups simulate trade talks between the U.S. and Japan.
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Terminating the War between the Allies and Japan

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine the arms race that took place in the period leading up to and during World War II that produced the atomic bomb. They analyze differing perspectives on terminating the war between the Allies and Japan. They ...
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J. Robert Oppenheimer

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history worksheet, learners respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about the accomplishments of J. Robert Oppenheimer. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet.
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Victory in the Pacific, 1943-1945

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the military campaigns of the Pacific theater, tracing the path of the Allied offensives. The lesson presents what the Allies were trying to accomplish and why.
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Introduction to the War in the Pacific with Historian Richard Frank

For Students 7th - 12th
Learn what it was like for World War II solders fighting in the Pacific. An informative video gives learners a quick introduction to the topic including causes and impacts of the war. This includes previous Japanese conflicts, Japanese...
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Radioactive: An Interdisciplinary Study of Marie and Pierre Curie

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Use this innovative text to show the far-reaching influence of the dynamic Curie couple
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From World War to Cold War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
From peace at the end of World War II, straight back to war. This resource details the changes in leadership in the Soviet Union post World War II. From the brief attempt at democracy, to the Bolshevik Revolution, and finally to Vladimir...
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Cold War

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Who was primarily responsible for the Cold War—the United States or the Soviet Union? Your young historians will answer a question by looking closely at Cold War documents, which are provided in this resource alongside guiding questions...
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J. Robert Oppenheimer

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about J. Robert Oppenheimer. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Chicago Questionnaire

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students critically investigate the issues surrounding the dropping of atomic bombs on Japan. They conclude if dropping the bombs was a correct decision or not and support their conclusions with documentation. Students tie in atomic...
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A Peace Maker in the Aftermath of War

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Young scholars discover how Barbara Reynolds was involved with the atomic bomb in World War II.  In this World War II atomic bomb lesson, students work in groups to research WWII.  Young scholars present their findings with pictures and...
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American Diplocmacy in World War II

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The end of World War II saw the world deeply changed over the last few years. Four thorough lessons explore post-war Europe, America, and Asia through reading assignments and discussion questions about the Grand Alliance and the signing...
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Questions of War and Peace: Using Case Studies to Teach the History of American Foreign Policy

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students read three case studies to focus on how the United States dealt with foreign policy issues. In groups, they read about the decision to drop the atomic bomb, the commitment of troops to Vietnam and wwhether to send troops to...
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Nebraska in the Atomic Age

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students evaluate Nebraska's role in the atomic age. In this Cold War Era instructional activity, students use the Internet to research and examine the contributions of Nebraska toward the deployment of an atomic weapon. Students then...
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Attack on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders hear a story about the atomic bombing of Japan and write an editorial about the event from the perspective of either a Japanese or an American.
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NUMB3RS Activity: A Matter of Half-Life and Death

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Students investigate exponential decay.  Students explore the biological half-life of Cesium-137.  Students investigate the Goiania Accident of 1987 which is considered one of the worst incidents in the history of the Atomic Age. 
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Learning Empathy Through Art

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students observe the painting, From That Day On, by Ben Shahn, and reflect on the story of the Lucky Dragon. They research and discuss the physical and emotional side effects on the Japanese people after the atomic bomb was dropped.
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Fallout

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers view a short film about the results of dropping the atomic bomb at the end of World War II. They research controversies surrounding the use of the bomb and nuclear weapons. They write two editorials about the issue.
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United States - Japanese Relations In Post World War II Era

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore the relationship between the United States and Japan. In groups, classmates research the treatment of Koreans and Americans as prisoners of war. Pupils examine the effect of politics and agreements during the war....
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Connection to Social Studies: Linus Pauling: A Life Well Spent

For Students 9th - 11th
In this atomic energy worksheet, learners read about Linus Pauling, who spent years making the public aware of the dangers of nuclear weapons. They answer questions about his work and the social responsibility he took on which led to the...
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Sadako: A Tribute to a Girl with Cancer

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore the story of Sadako, a young girl, who had leukemia as a result of a bomb being dropped on Hiroshima in 1955. They create a chain of paper cranes and design a fund-raising event. They write poems in the Japanese style of...
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Total War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils view a video about the result of using atomic weapons during World War II. They examine how human rights are violated during wartime. They listen as family members come and speak to the class about their experiences during the war.
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Dancing in the Desert: The Genie

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders study nuclear destruction using visual literacy. In this nuclear destruction lesson, 5th graders work in groups to examine a group of pictures that show the destruction of a home by a nuclear blast. They discuss the type of...
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Exploring the Elements of Stewardship

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students examine stewardship activities and issues relating to the Department of Energy's activities on the Oak Ridge Reservation. They identify seven elements of an effective stewardship program, and conduct Internet research.
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Niels Bohr

For Students 6th - 12th
In this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 9 short answer and essay questions about the achievements of Niels Bohr. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet.
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The Cold War Era (1945 - 1991)

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Provide learners with an excellent resource focused on the Cold War Era. Starting in 1945 and going all the way to 1991, the Cold War Era included major historical events, such as the Berlin Wall, Warsaw Pact, the Korean War, and the...
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One Man’s Terrorist…Another Man’s Freedom Fighter

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Why is there no universal definition for terrorism? What tactics and objectives do terrorist groups share? Through an engaging and collaborative activity, as well as using rich informational texts and guided notes, lead your class...
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Nuclear Changes: Radioactive Decay

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Why do atoms break down? Scholars learn about radioactive decay as part of the larger Chemistry PowerPoints series. They differentiate between fission and fusion and alpha or beta particles, as well as gamma rays. Diagrams show how atoms...
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Soviet Espionage in America

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The war against Communism and Joseph McCarthy’s place in it are the focus of a series of three lessons examining postwar America from 1945-1950. This first lesson asks groups to read an introduction that describes the Verona Project and...
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Postwar Tension and Triumph

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Go get the American Dream lifestyle! The 19th lesson in a 22-part series exploring American history shows learners the post-WWII economic boom. Using primary sources, photographs, and cartoons, groups discuss their findings and present...
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Why do wars occur?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Understanding the causes of war is one way (possibly) to prevent it. World War II is used as a case study to facilitate an understanding of reasons why wars start. Topics covered included Totalitarianism, scarcity of resources, need for...
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The Paragraph

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Review the components of a well-written paragraph with your class. Be sure your writers include a topic sentence supported with main ideas and followed by a conclusion. Unity, coherence, and transition words are emphasized. Experiment...
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A Cold War Reminiscence

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students watched a film featuring Tommy Turtle who should them how to "duck and cover" in case of atomic attack. They then practiced the drill by hiding under their desk. In introducing Tommy Turtle the teacher explained the great...
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Health Physics: The Effects of Radiation on Living Things

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
A mix of scientific details and background information about the well-known sites of radiation attacks or accidents. This topic may open up details that you may consider as sensitive, and could be upsetting to some pupils. This is a...
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Sentence Completion: Low-Advanced SAT Level

For Students 9th - 11th
Imagine a sentence completion worksheet that includes a detailed explanation for how to determine the correct response! Here it is. The resource can be used for independent practice, as a warm-up, for group discussion, or as part of a...
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Eisenhower's Foreign Policy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Good for setting the context for 20th century foreign policy issues, these slides describe key points in Latin America, the Middle East, the Far East, and Europe. US or World History classes will appreciate the concise list on each...
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Investigation: Splitting Atoms

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
In a simple activity, physical scientists model nuclear fission using a droplet of oil. This can be used alone in a unit on different types of energy, or as part of the energy conservation unit produced by the Texas State Energy...
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It's Up for Debate

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars work together to research issues surrounding World War II. They review the decisions that were made at the time. They participate in a debate and how those decisions maintained world peace.
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Good Time and Bad: Roaring 20's, Great Depression, and WWII quiz

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Quiz your students on various topics related to the Roaring 20's, The Great Depression, and WWII. They'll ace any test after viewing this slide show. Tip: Turn this quiz into a game, see which side of the class is ready for the test.
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E = mc^2

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Young scholars investigate Albert Einstein’s equation regarding energy and the speed of light.  In this algebra instructional activity, students explore nuclear fission and chain reactions through the use of a simulation conducted on the...
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Nuclear Reaction Worksheet

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this chemistry worksheet, students solve problems related to the chemical reactions belonging the process of fission or fusion. The worksheet would require other space to do the problem solving.
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Harry S. Truman - Campaign of 1948

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers establish the major events leading up to the election in 1948.  In this U.S. History instructional activity, students research details about Harry S. Truman, then they participate in a class discussion about him so that...
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Structured Academic Controversy (SAC) in the History Classroom

For Teachers 8th - 12th
SAC is a specific approach to discussing history and controversial issues. Rather than adhering to an either/or debate-style paradigm, it fosters speaking and constructivist listening to enable learners to build consensus through...
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Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes

For Students 5th
In this Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes worksheet, 5th graders read the book Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes and complete short answer questions about it. Students complete 9 questions total.
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Around the World

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students investigate Asian life and society. In this Asian culture lesson, students study the geography of Japan and China. They compare and contrast the location, adaptation to environment, culture, and response to natural disaster of...
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Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore their culture in comparison to Japanese culture by reading the book, Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes. They identify islands of Japan, create a Venn diagram comparing Japanese culture to American culture, and...
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Truman's Domestic Policy

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this presidential history lesson, students examine sources that require them to analyze the domestic policies...
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The Chemosynthetic Cafe

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars study photosynthesis and chemosynthesis.  In this chemosynthetic lesson students explain the processes of these and define terms. 
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Main Idea Worksheet 5

For Students 4th - 8th
Did you know that Marie Curie's papers, as well as her cookbook, are radioactive and stored in lead-lined boxes? Did you know that Nikola Tesla developed a death ray? Famous scientists and inventors are the subjects featured in a series...
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Witch Hunt or Red Menace? Anticommunism in Postwar America, 1945-1954

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate what constitutes an "un-American" activity and why Soviet espionage was such an important issue in the 1940's and 1950's. Joseph McCarthy's impact on American anticommunism is examined in this lesson. There are three...
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Will the Lights Go Out?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students diagram nuclear power plant, describe process for generating electrical power, discuss nuclear disasters in the 20th century, and draw conclusion about value of nuclear power for the future.
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Tennessee Vocabulary

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this recognizing proper nouns about the state of Tennessee worksheet, students read the names in the word bank and match them with their descriptions. Students match 10 answers.
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Hiroshima: The Cloze Procedure

For Students 7th - 9th
What is a cloze passage? The first page of this resource details this procedure and its benefits. To determine if Hiroshima is an appropriate reading-level text for your class, have them read the first passage provided, and then give...
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A Hydrothermal Adventure

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Young scholars analyze hydrothermal vents. In this hydrothermal vents lesson, students discover the effects of hydrothermal vents on tectonic plates. Young scholars make model hydrothermal vents to understand how they form and operate.
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World War II Quiz 1

For Students 9th - 12th
In this World War II instructional activity, learners answer short answer questions about the history and geography of World War II. Students complete 13 questions.
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An English-Speaking World

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
An overview of the development of English as a global language fills out these slides. Beginning with statistics regarding how much of the world speaks English and to what capacity, a brief history is then given mostly pertaining to WWII...
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Help wanted: Physicist!

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars investigate current physics research. They role play as experts who present their findings to a Senate subcommittee.
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Jeopardy Review for WWII

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students participate in a Jeopardy-style review game for a quiz on WWII. They divide into teams, choose team captains and answer a variety of questions pertaining to the study of WWII.
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How Wrong Can You Be?

For Students 5th - 8th
In this predictions worksheet, students add the word "will" and one of the verbs in the verb bank to the incomplete predictions on the page to complete the sentences. They then match the predictions to the famous person who made them....
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History Trivia For Kids

For Students 4th - 7th
There are 40 history trivia questions and answers.  Students have to cut out the questions and the answers and try to match the correct answer to the question.  The trivia questions are all related to history but from many different...
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Nuclear Fission

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Scholars control a nuclear reactor and learn to start or prevent a chain reaction with an informational resource that includes connections to nuclear energy as well as nuclear weapons.
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Categories of Cold War Histiography

For Teachers 9th - 12th
While the objective is to provide an overview of the Cold War in preparation for further study, this resource addresses the topic at a rather advanced level, and might need its own introductory lesson. The handouts include terms such as...
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GRAVE OF THE FIREFLIES

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students engage in a video activity to research the effects of war upon the Japanese to live in the world after World War II. They answer specific questions in order to complete the unit.
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Tennessee Crossword Puzzle

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this Tennessee crossword puzzle activity, students use the 10 clues to identify the words that belong in the word puzzle to correctly complete it.
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U.S. History

For Students 5th
In this U.S. history worksheet, 5th graders complete multiple choice questions about important events in U.S. history. Students complete 5 multiple choice questions.
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The Tell-Tale Plume

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine hydrothermal vents. For this ocean lesson, students identify changes in physical and chemical properties of sea water caused by hydrothermal vents.
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CTBS Usage Practice #6

For Students 7th - 8th
In this CTBS usage practice worksheet, students identify simply subjects, topic sentences, sentences off topic, and combine multiple sentences. There are seventeen multiple choice questions.
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World War II

For Students 9th - 12th
In this social studies worksheet, students find the words related to World War II and the answers are found by clicking the link at the bottom of the page.
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World War II Erupts Chapter Review

For Teachers 8th - 11th
In this World War II worksheet, students review a chapter as they write 10 vocabulary words that match 10 descriptions, eliminate 4 false sentences, and identify 2 themes from the history of the World War II era.
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Cold War II

For Students 9th - 12th
In this Cold War worksheet, high schoolers examine political cartoons from the era and then respond to 10 short answer questions. The cartoons are not included.
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Hiroshima Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about John Hershey's Hiroshima. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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AP Chemistry Thermochemistry 2

For Students 10th - 12th
In this thermochemistry worksheet, students solve a variety of problems including finding heats or reactions, determining specific heats of substances, finding the amount of energy released in a calorimeter determining the final...
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Hiroshima Study Questions & Essay Topics

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 7 short answer and essay questions about John Hersey's Hiroshima. Students may check some of their answers online.
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The Rosenberg Trial 1951

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the Red Scare. In this Cold War lesson, students read accounts of the Rosenberg trial as well as the letter written by the Rosenbergs to their children on the day of their execution. Students conduct further independent...
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Is there a Lunar Meteorite Hazard?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
In this lunar meteorite hazard worksheet, students read about the speed of meteorites that crash into the Moon. Students solve 2 problems including finding the impact rates of the meteorites on the Moon, determining the number of years...
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Following the Footsteps of Einstein

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students inquire about creating inventions. In this inventions lesson, students read the biography of Albert Einstein and discuss ethics. Students brainstorm ideas that will change their community.
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Science and Cloning

For Students 5th - 10th
In this inventions and cloning worksheet, students answer multiple choice questions, rate the most important discoveries, answer short answer questions, and more. Students complete 8 activities total.
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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Review Quiz

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Lesson Plans About Famous American Immigrants

For Teachers 4th - 6th
When we talk about the history of the United States we can highlight lesson plans on famous American immigrants.
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World War II in the Pacific and the End of the War

For Teachers 11th
Students study the World War in the Pacific.  In this Geography lesson, students develop an awareness of key issues and events from the conflict.  Students write a well-organized essay describing this event. 
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Changing Technology: The 1950's & 60's

For Students 6th - 10th
In this changing technology of the 1950s and 1960s worksheet, students read a brief paragraph regarding technology and then complete a graphic organizer as they answer 2 questions about each of the 9 inventions listed.
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AMERICAN INVOLVEMENT IN WORLD WAR II: THE PACIFIC THEATER 1941-1945

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders describe roles of key figures in the Pacific Theater of war during World War II.  In this American History lesson, 10th graders research key events of the Pacific Theater of War during World War II.  Students analyze...
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Multimedia Lesson on Japan and Paper Cranes

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Young scholars explore paper cranes. In this Japan and paper cranes activity, students discuss Japanese culture and history prior to creating their own paper cranes. 
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The Cold War

For Students 9th - 12th
In this Cold War learning exercise, high schoolers read 3 brief selections about the conflict and then respond to 13 short answer and multiple choice questions based on the selections.
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World Geography Final Exam Review Quiz #3

For Students 6th - 10th
For this world geography worksheet, students respond to 14 multiple choice questions based on their knowledge of the world's places and features. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Canada and the Cold War: 1945-1991 – PowerPoint Presentation

For Students 7th - 12th
In this Canadian history worksheet, students view a PowerPoint presentation about Canada's role in this Cold War and then respond to 27 fill in the blank questions. The PowerPoint is not provided.
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Albert Einstein: How I See the World

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine why Einstein rescinded his German citizenship when he was a teenager. They examine what aspects of German life did Einstein disagree with in his early years.
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What Was the Cold War About?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore a website to gather some first impressions of the Cold War era and its impact on Canadian society and politics. They, in groups, answer questions about the Cold War on a worksheet imbedded in this plan.
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A Timeline of Cold War Events

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students create a timeline of the major events of the Cold War and explain their effect on Canada. They utilize a worksheet and a website imbedded in this plan which guide their research and presentations.
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The Halifax Explosion: Who Was Responsible?

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars investigate who or what was most responsible for the tragedy of the Halifax Explosion.
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Music and Technology

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners analyze the lyrics, instruments, sounds and technology from the song "Vertigo" by U2. They view a video presenting interviews with the band and complete a stage design for the live playing of the song.
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Warring Philosophies: The Cold War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explain why the Cold War took place and ended. They analyze its significance as a 29th century event. Students identify the differences between the USA and USSR during the Cold War.
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Trinity Site

For Students 6th - 7th
In this word search learning exercise, students solve a word search by locating forty words related to the Trinity Site. The word list includes ground zero and hot.
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What Was the Year Quiz?

For Students 5th - 6th
In this 20th century events worksheet, students determine the year that each of the important events from the 20th century occurred. Students answer 40 questions.
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What, When or Where?

For Students 4th - 5th
In this question words worksheet, students complete a ten question multiple choice on-line interactive quiz about the correct use of question words "what", "when" and "where".
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Death of the Dinosaurs

For Students 7th - 12th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, learners read a 6-paragraph article regarding dinosaur extinction and respond to 5 short answer questions. Vocabulary words and definitions are included.
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Events of World War II

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine the main leaders and events of World War II. In small groups they analyze images of main events in WWII, listen to a lecture, and complete a fill-in-the-blank worksheet.
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World War II History Textbooks Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students, in groups, research and compare how events of World War II are treated in various countries' school textbooks through linking with another classroom from that country.

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