Weapons of Mass Destruction

Are Weapons of Mass Destruction necessary?



Created by
Robin Flores, Nupy Flores


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Romeo, Operation Castle 3/26/1954 (XX-33 ROMEO a 11 megaton shot part of Operation Castle. It was fired from a barge near Bikini Atoll on March 26, 1954.)

Activity Description

Weapons of Mass Destruction have been around for years and have been used by many civilizations as a means of war and retaliation. What are these weapons? Are the uses of these weapons necessary in the quest for peace?
With this activity, you will explore the weapons of mass destruction, and examine the question, “Are weapons of mass destruction necessary for peace?”




Activity Directions

1. Using the links on the Web Resources (#4) research the information about weapons of mass destruction.

2. Examine the uses of these weapons and evaluate their uses.

3. Create a Powerpoint presentation which describes the devastation that weapons of mass destruction creates for mankind and civilization? Be able to explain if these weapons are necessary for peace.

4. Open up and print the Weapons Handout (#2) to see the guidelines to be used when creating your project. Make sure you fully answer the questions on the handout within your presentation.

5. View the WMD Grading Rubric (#3) to see the grading guidelines.



Resources Required

 ResourceTypeRequirementsFile
1.Microsoft PowerpointMultimedia PresentationHardware:
PC
LCD Projection Device
Internet Access

Software:
Microsoft Office
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2.Weapons HandoutHandoutHardware:
PC
Internet Access
Printer

Software:
Microsoft Office
Weapons of Mass Destruction.doc
3.Grading RubricHandoutHardware:
PC
LCD Projection Device
Internet Access
Printer

Software:
Microsoft Office
wmdrubric.htm
4.Weapons of Mass DestructionWeb SiteHardware:
PC
Internet Access
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40 minutes a day
for 5 days each week for 2 weeks.

Last updated: December 02 2003, 11:00 pm
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