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Nuclear Scavenger Hunt

Nuclear Scavenger Hunt

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With a group, get on the Internet and find definitions and/or explanations of the following terms, people or places that relate in some way to nuclear weapons and technology. You can divide up the work any way you wish.

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Alamogordo, New Mexico

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arms race

 

Bikini Atoll

 

bomb shelter

 

Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND)

 

capitalism

 

civil defense

 

communism

 

Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT)

 

cruise missile

 

détente

 

deterrence

 

duck and cover

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Einstein, Albert

 

Enola Gay

 

Evil empire

 

Fifth Columnist

 

fission

 

fusion

 

Hiroshima and Nagasaki

 

hotline

 

H.U.A.C. (House Un-American Activities Committee)

 

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

 

Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM)

 

Iron Curtain

 

Los Alamos, New Mexico

 

The Lucky Dragon #5

 

Manhattan Project

 

McCarthyism (see also, Senator Joseph McCarthy)

 

megaton

 

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

 

Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT)

 

nuclear umbrella

 

Oppenheimer, Robert

 

pre-emptive strike

 

proliferation

 

Red Scare

 

retaliation

 

Rosenberg, Julius and Ethel

 

Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty (SALT)

 

Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) a.k.a. “Star Wars”

 

Teller, Edward

 

Truman, Harry S

 

University of Chicago

 

Warsaw Pact

 

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