WORLD North Korea says it has carried out an underground test of a hydrogen bomb, but Western observers are skeptical. What’s the big deal? (BBC) Use our resources to learn more about the U.S.’s own testing of H-bombs. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers’ Toolkit, including today’s MapMaker Interactive map. Discussion Ideas Hasn’t North Korea tested nuclear weapons … Continue reading Did North Korea Just Detonate a Hydrogen Bomb?
SCIENCE Members of the exclusive UPPU Club lived and breathed radiation . . . literally. (War is Boring) See the club’s group project here. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers’ Toolkit. Discussion Ideas The short essay never explains how the exclusive UPPU club got its name. What do you think? Pu is the chemical symbol of the element … Continue reading The Scientists Who Pee Plutonium
WORLD World powers led by the United States have announced a framework to deal with Iran limiting its nuclear program. So what did they finally agree to? Here are six key points. (CNN) Use our resources to understand the process, potential, and problems of nuclear energy generation. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources, including a link to today’s MapMaker Interactive map, … Continue reading Key Points in the Iran Nuclear Deal