In this three-part resource from CND, students investigate what happened before, during and after the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. They then put President Truman on trial and decide whether or not the bombings were justified.
- Website (free)
This pack includes six activities for use in secondary schools, post-16 and youth settings to explore peace and nuclear issues. Students can explore:
the effects of a nuclear explosion, using a timeline and personal testimony; concepts about conflict
This is a collection of secondary lesson plans from CND Peace Education that focus around the Cuban missile crisis, events in 1962 referred to as “the most dangerous moment in human history” by historian Arthur M Schlesinger Jr, and still resonating today. The lesson plans and activities link to a wide range of curriculum subjects.
- Teacher's Pack (free)
This resource is designed to complement the National Curriculum, especially in the area of Key Stage 3 Citizenship and for AS/2 Government and Politics. It enables students to explore the way pressure groups function and how they can take ‘informed a
- Book (free)
This resource from CND tells the story of Sadako Sasaki, a girl from Hiroshima who developed leukaemia as a result of radiation from the nuclear bomb in August 1945. When she was hospitalised, she began to fold 1,000 paper cranes to express her hopes
- Booklet (free)