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136 reviewed resources for hiroshima

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A Thousand Paper Cranes

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students, after finishing Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes by Eleanor Coerr, discuss the tragedy of Hiroshima and its impact.
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History, Literature, Art: Connections

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders read either The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner, The Crucible, or Hiroshima, and examine connection between art and literature by relating particular works of art to their readings, relying on both visual and written...
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Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes

For Students 4th - 6th
Any teacher who is planning on reading Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes with their class should consider using this packet of worksheets to accompany the book. Students read the book in groups, utilize this packet to help keep their...
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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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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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The Most Radioactive Places on Earth

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Spoiler alert! The most radioactive place on Earth may be much closer than you think! Explore some of the world's radioactive hot spots with an engaging video from the Veritasium playlist. Content includes the units used to measure...
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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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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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Chernobyl: A Story from Inside a Nuclear Disaster Area

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
On April 26, 1986, the worst nuclear disaster in history occurred at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine. After reading an interview surrounding the aftermath of the event, your learners will then discuss how disasters can be...
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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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Preparing for the Informative Speech

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars read an outline on how to prepare an informative speech. In this informative speech lesson plan, students read an outline and then prepare a speech.
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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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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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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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Medieval Japan

For Students 6th - 8th
In this social studies worksheet students find the terms related to Medieval Japan and the answers are found by clicking the button at the bottom of the page.
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Japan Vocabulary Quiz

For Students 4th - 7th
In this Japan vocabulary quiz worksheet, students match the 17 terms in the left-hand column to the appropriate definitions in the right-hand column.
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Mapping Japan

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this Japan worksheet, students label cities, islands, seas, and more. Students label 11 different areas of the country of Japan.
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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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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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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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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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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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Imperial Japan

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Examine the conflicts and solutions that defined imperial Japan. The Shino-Japanes War, Battle of Tsushima, Russo-Japanese War, Treaty of Shimonoseki, and The Treaty of Portsmouth are all covered in this slide show. 
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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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