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Teaching the Atomic Bomb

Teaching the Atomic Bomb

An activity with a power point framework that gives the history of the use of the atomic bomb in World War II and asks students to create arguments for and against its use.



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Lauren Stark
Lauren Stark (Teacher (K-12))
6 years ago

Great work Bob!  Again another lesson that I will be stealing from you to use with my students.  I completely relate to the problem you identified.  Too many History teachers/classes fouce on names and dates instead of causes and factors that led up to these events.  

Time spent reviewing site: 10-20 minutes
Leonard Poage
Leonard Poage (Teacher (K-12))
6 years ago

Good stuff. I find myself making similar websites for my personal use to have "all my toys in the same box" to use for lessons. I also like the focus of putting facts into context instead of simply listing them. Especially with the WWI section, this proves very valuable and insightful.

Time spent reviewing site: 10 minutes