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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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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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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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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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Always Remember, or Eventually Forget

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine one writer's opinion about how different generations of Japanese citizens have been influenced by the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
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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 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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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 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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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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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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US History Overview 3- WWll to Vietnam

For Students 8th - 11th
This video brings viewers up to modern history (1975) after taking them through WWII, the Korean War, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Vietnam War. Though the format of the timeline might appear straightforward, viewers will be engaged...
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Laura Hillenbrand's "Unbroken" and Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston and James D. Houston's "Farewell to Manzanar"

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Passages from Unbroken and Farewell to Manzanar provide the context for a study of the historical themes of experiencing war, resilience during war, and understanding the lasting trauma of war. Appendices include extension activities,...
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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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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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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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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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Milkweed: Lesson 1

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore history by analyzing WWII attacks. For this World War II event lesson, 6th graders define several WWII terms such as Führer, Pearl Harbor and Nagasaki. Students utilize the Internet to complete a time line activity...
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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 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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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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Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Still Teaching Lessons To This Generation

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Discuss Laurence Yep's novella, Hiroshima, to inspire future historical fiction writers.
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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Stop Action and Assess Alternatives

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students stop action and determine how history may have been altered. In this historical perspectives lesson, students consider how the Cherokee Removal, the Transcontinental Railroad, the Immigration Act of 1924, and the dropping of the...
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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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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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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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Teaching Debate to ESL Students

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Language learners use the debate format to practice formulating, expressing, and defending their ideas. Working in teams, class members develop resolutions, use opinion indicators to express their opinions and reasons, and prepare...
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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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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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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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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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N is the Answer

For Students 9th - 12th
Fans of trivia can sharpen their research skills by employing the Internet to find the answers to the trivia questions presented in this online instructional activity. This particular instructional activity focuses on questions whose...
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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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John F. Kennedy

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz instructional activity, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about John F. Kennedy. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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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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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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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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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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Topographic Maps Worksheet

For Students 7th - 12th
In this geography skills learning exercise, students respond to 37 multi-part questions that require them to read and interpret topographic maps.
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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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Life in the Floating World: Ukiyo-e Prints And the Rise of the Merchant Class in Edo Period Japan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine famous woodblock prints of artists such as Hiroshige and Hokusai as primary documents to help them gain insight on Japanese history. They relate the woodblock images to the social hierarchy of the period.
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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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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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Japanese History Flashcards

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Quiz your historians in the fascinating history and culture behind modern-day Japan using this trivia flashcard handout. Ten cards each contain a simply-written question and answer, covering topics such as Confucianism, bushido, Japan's...
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Fallout Shelter

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore Cold War Era threats. In this world history lesson, 8th graders research the threat of Communism and nuclear war brought about by the Korean War and Vietnam. Students watch clips of speeches and build a mock...
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Commemorative Historical Magazine

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the Journalist perspective. For this WWII lesson, students act as journalists and create a "Commemorative Historical Magazine" based on events leading up to the United States role in WWII. Students will design their...
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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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World War II

For Students 8th - 12th
For this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 21 matching questions regarding World War II. Students may check their answers immediately
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Origami Paper Cranes

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
Students complete cross-curricular activities to study the culture and humanity in Japan. Students read the book Sadako and the 1000 Paper Cranes and complete social studies and art lessons related to the book as well as develop an...
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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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Japanese Religion (Shinto)

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore the relationship between the early Japanese religion of Shinto and the natural phenomena of Japan. They engage in Day 3 of the Warlords of Japan simulation.
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Connection to Social Studies: Linus Pauling: A Life Well Spent

For Students 9th - 11th
In this atomic energy worksheet, students 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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World War II

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine primary sources to explore the events leading to World War II. In this World War II lesson, 5th graders  develop questions and research answers from information found in primary documents. Students view a video clip...
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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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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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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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Munich: Peace in Our Time

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the Munich Agreement. In this World War II instructional activity, students analyze the agreement made among Germany, the United Kingdom, France, and Italy. High schoolers discuss the strengths and weaknesses of...
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The Firebombing of Dresden

For Students 9th - 12th
In this World War II worksheet, students read a 1-page selection about the firebombing of Dresden as well as Internet articles about the topic and then respond to 7 short answer questions.
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Radiation Reassessed

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students investigate the dangers of radiation by exploring recent nuclear tragedies.  In this scientific debate lesson, students define the idea of radiation "half life" and determine if low doses of radiation are truly damaging to a...
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One Step Closer to a Treaty

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students speak objectively about the nuclear disarmament issue and interpret sections of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. They become more informed by these discussions and readings on the nuclear
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Shinto, Japan's First Religion

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students participate in centers activities that enrich understanding of Japanese culture, history, geography, art, and religion.
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Kirishitan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss the history of Christianity in Japan. In this Japanese history lesson, students research the Japanese Christian community Kirishitan. Students view a video describing the formation and eventual destruction of the...
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Battles and Events of World War II

For Teachers 6th - 11th
In this battles and events of World War II study guide worksheet, students read the notes provided and add notes of their own.
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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 Photography of War

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Photographs can provide a way for students to begin research and discussions on war-related issues.
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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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Takejiro Higa - Military Intelligence Service

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders study the contribution of Takejiro Higa in the invasion of Okinawa.
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1940-1949

For Students 6th - 8th
In this social studies worksheet, students find the words related to the years 1940-1949 and the answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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Ukiyo-e

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate and examine ukiyo-e, or Japanese woodblock prints, from the Edo period (1615-1868) in Japan and use this gained knowledge to compare Japanese culture to American societal trends.
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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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