Introduction

Nuclear testing in the South Pacific Ocean by France in 1995-96 triggered a renewed effort to protest and to show the dangers not only of nuclear weapons, but the development of those weapons. This unit uses France's recent tests as a case study for the global issues revolving around this potentially devastating technology. Students will be engaged in an activity that will make them the players in a game of world diplomacy, with their decisions and compromises a model for others. Six groups will participate in an international summit on nuclear testing.

The index below lists the various components of the unit. This list serves only as an organizational feature, each document is linked appropriately to all other necessary documents.

Components of the Unit

This unit written, researched, and designed by Dan McDowell. Last updated August 20, 1997.
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