From Atom to the Eve of Destruction: A Nation Cures An Uncommon Cold War Or, Take A Chill Pill, Baby, Life's Great Under A Mushroom Cloud . . .
An Integrated, Interdisciplinary, Thematic High School Unit on the Cold War Era. The events and developments of the Cold War have impacted our nation historically, militarily, scientifically, and socially. The intense competition between world powers led to a time of rapid change. During this unit, students will gain insight into foreign policy, the scientific method and community, and moral and ethical decisions set in a historical context. Students will see the connection between technology development, the advent of space exploration, foreign relations, and their everyday lives as we enter the 21st Century.