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Showing Grade 10, Unit 12b, Unresolved Problems: War and Terrorism (Optional)
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Doomsday Clock

http://www.bullatomsci.org/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The history, short and long versions, of the Atomic Scientist newsletter which has forecast the possibility of the use of nuclear weapons since 1949.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 987

E-Conflict - World Encyclopedia

http://www.emulateme.com/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: With National Anthems, Flags, Maps, History, Weather, News and the Nations of the World this Web Site has "1,400 pages of content intended to Eradicate Conflict by increasing cultural awareness."

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1002

E-Mails from Kosovo

http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/1998/10/kosovo/email/archive.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Meet Adona, a 16 year old girl from Kosovo. Through her messages to her friend Finnegan Hamill at Berkeley High School get a personal glimpse at what the war in Yugoslaiva means to the people. Standard 10.9.8

Comments: These e-mails are in text and do not require audio capability as those on NPR do.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Resource ID: 1004

INCORE Regional Internet Guides

http://www.incore.ulst.ac.uk/cds/countries/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The map on the home page takes you directly to information on the world's "hotspots." Guides provide information about Internet resources on the conflict and the ethnic and economic data specific to the particular countries and regions. This information is indexed by continent and then by country. It is based on information not found on other Internet sources and offers and different perspective from the CIA World Factbook.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1709

National Security Institute

http://www.nsi.org/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The Institute maintains advice to Americans traveling and doing business in the world. It has links to U.S. Terrorism laws and advice issued by the government. It has links to consular data on all countries. Standards 11.9.4, 12.7.8 government, and 12.6.3 economics

Comments: Good research site for Model United Nations and International Studies students.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2263

Strategic Assessment 1995: Chapter Fifteen - Nationalism

http://www.ndu.edu/inss/Strategic%20Assessments/sa95/sach1501.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is an excellent chapter in a report issued by the U.S. National Defense University. Discusses how Nationalism has offset the decline in totalitarian governments in the 1990s. Standard 11.9.4

Comments: Chapter summary appears first, so click on the sub-topics for full-text.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2865

Afghanistan Maps

http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/afghanistan.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a rich collection of maps showing the population centers, topography, land use, ethnic and language groups in Afghanistan. It will be helpful for following the current military operations.

Comments: This is a rich resource for classroom use, but it needs more descriptive information about each map.

Resource Type: Maps.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 94

Atomic Archive

http://www.atomicarchive.com/main.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Designed as a companion to a CD ROM, this web site contains maps of nuclear test sites, primary source documents, photographs, and a simulation of what would happen if an atom bomb was dropped on New York. Standard 11.9.3

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 337

Crisis in Iraq

http://www.globalpolicy.org/security/issues/irqindx.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site is a look at the current crisis in Iraq including history and important contributing factors. This United Nation global policy forum provides information in considering the policy choices available to the U.S. and the longer term implications of each. This UN security council resource provides in-depth information much of it quite critical of the current U.S. course of action in Iraq. Standards 10.10.1, 10.10.2 and 11.9.6

Comments: This site will be of value for students developing position papers and debates critquingU.S. Middle East policy.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 848

Domestic Terrorism - Close-up Foundation

http://www.closeup.org/terror.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site has a summary of terrorism issues in the U.S. with related material on the Oklahoma City bombing, and the downing of TWA flight 800. Standard 12.10

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 980

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