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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

 

Cold War

 

communism

 

Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT)

 

cruise missile

 

Cuban Missile Crisis

 

détente

 

deterrence

 

Domino Theory

 

duck and cover

 

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

 

Mutual Assured Destruction

 

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

 

Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT)

 

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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