Was There Madness To Their Method?
An Integrated, Interdisciplinary, Thematic Unit Examining the Atomic Era and How It Has Created A Nuclear World. The students will learn how the development of uses of the atom at the subatomic level radically changed global politics, economics, energy, medicine, and technology. Because of these developments, global societal goals have changed. Now it is possible for the entire world to be effected by one person's decision to push a button. This has changed the direction of the expansion of nuclear technology and its benefits and hazards.