Safety and Security
Produce a website that raises awareness
about peacekeeping efforts, combating terrorism, and nonproliferation of
weapons of mass destruction.
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B. Learning Objectives:
Students will be able to demonstrate
the role diplomacy plays in combating terrorism and controlling
weapons of mass destruction (WMD).
Students will be able to give examples
of their country's peacemaking efforts currently and throughout
Students will be able to describe their
country's efforts to prevent the proliferation of weapons of mass
destruction and the importance of other peacekeeping efforts.
Students will understand the role of
international relations in the aftermath of Sept. 11 and other
C. Discussion Questions:
These discussion questions are provided to
introduce the topics of peacekeeping, combating terrorism, and
nonproliferation of weapons of mass destruction.
What is the
definition of peace?
What is the
importance of peace? Are there other things more important?
Who are some of the world’s most famous peacemakers?
What characteristics and qualities do peacemakers
What have these peacemakers done for humanity?
What is the definition of terrorism?
What are some of the causes and effects of terrorism?
Why do terrorists do what they do?
How does terrorism affect world peace?
What is being done to combat terrorism?
How does diplomacy work to prevent
What are weapons of mass destruction?
Which countries possess weapons of mass destruction?
What events in history involved WMD?
What were long-term affects of these?
What did the international community
learn about previous terrorism incidents and WMD uses?
How is the production of weapons of mass destruction
What steps are taken in case of an
emergency related to weapons of mass destruction?
D. Suggested Starter
hall of fame of peacemakers around the world.
illustrate famous peace quotations for pamphlets or wall murals.
(i.e. “I destroy my enemy by making him my friend.” - Abraham
Make a list
of songs that have peace themes. Make a chart listing the common
own peace song or peace chant.
collective peace poem.
your opinions to online peace discussions.
Hold a class
debate regarding foreign policy on weapons of mass destruction.
information handbook on how different countries combat terrorism.
anti-terrorism badges and bumper stickers.
catalogue of safety equipment categories such as Protective Clothing,
Breathing Apparatus, Medical Equipment, Chemical and Biological
Detectors, and Decontamination Equipment.
plan containing information your family members need to know about how
to react to a security threat, disaster or emergency situation.
Review web projects created by past
Doors to Diplomacy participants.
E. Content Standards (USA)