Ending the war against Japan : science, morality, and the atomic bomb
- 5th ed.
- Providence, RI : Choices Program, Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University, c2007.
- Physical description
- 55 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm. + teacher's resource book (ii, 30 p. ; 28 cm.)
- Choices for the 21st century.
- Library has: 1 v.
- Library has: Supplement: 1 v.
D767.2 .E54 2007
D767.2 .E54 2007 SUPPL
- Teacher resource book includes bibliographical references (p. 28).
- Introduction: Values and ethics in warfare
- Part 1: Brief history of war
- Part 2: World War II and the atomic bomb
- European war
- War in the pacific
- Development of the atomic bomb
- July 1945: moment of decision
- Factors in U S decision-making
- Options in brief
- Option 1: Make this a time for peace
- Option 2: Take responsibility for a new era
- Option 3: Push ahead to a final victory
- Epilogue: Decision and the consequences
- Making connections: Issues raised by the atomic bomb
- Biographical sketches.
- Teacher Resource Book: About the choices approach
- Note to teachers
- Integrating this unit into your curriculum
- Day 1: Wartime decisions and democratic values
- Day 2: World War II and the responsibility of scientists
- Day 3: Role playing the three options: organization and preparation
- Day 4: Role playing the three options: debate and discussion
- Day 5: Legacy of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
- Key terms
- Issues toolbox
- Making choices work in your classroom
- Assessment guide for oral presentations
- Alternative three-day lesson plan.
- Ending The War Against Japan: Science, Morality, And The Atomic Bomb: engages students in the political , military, and ethical questions that entered into the decision to drop atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The unit explores the origins of atomic physics, and examines the interplay between science and policy that shaped the Manhattan Project.
- World War, 1939-1945 > Japan > Study and teaching (Secondary)
- Atomic bomb > United States > History > Study and teaching (Secondary)
- Atomic bomb > Study and teaching (Secondary) > Japan.
- Atomic bomb > Moral and ethical aspects > Study and teaching (Secondary)
- United States > History > 1933-1945 > Study and teaching (Secondary)
- Publication date
- Title Variation
- Science, morality, and the atomic bomb
- Choices for the 21st century
- Cover title.
- "July 2007"-- page  of cover.
- "The Choices Program : explore the past, shape the future ; history and current issues for the classroom."
- "The Choices for the 21st Century Education Program is a program of the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University."
- Interest grades level: 9-12.