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The Best Sites For Learning About Nuclear Weapons


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Here are my choices for The Best Sites For Learning About Nuclear Weapons:

Nuclear Arms Reduction Infographic

Atom Days has an amazing number of multimedia resources on the history of nuclear weapons.

An infographic showing Nuclear Explosions Since 1945

New Scientist has a map showing countries with nuclear weapons.

The Nobel Committee has a “game” on nuclear proliferation.

Radiating Danger: The Spread Of Nuclear Weapons is an interactive from The Washington Post.

Nuclear Armed World is an impressive interactive from CBS News.

Global Zero

Here is a new Associated Press interactive on the proposed START Treaty.

Capturing The Atom Bomb On Film is a New York Times slideshow of some pretty spectacular photography from early atom bomb tests. It’s from The New York Times.

“A Timeline Of Nuclear Disarmament” is a slideshow from TIME Magazine.

When We Tested Nuclear Bombs is a series of photos from The Atlantic.

Here is a selection of video clips from the Nevada’s Test Sites historical film archive via The Atlantic:

Nuking My House On Line (You Can, Too) is from NPR, and tells about a site where you can simulate the damage a nuclear bomb would cause anyplace in the world.

America’s nuclear guinea pigs: Astonishing film that shows how Marines were used to test atomic weapons is from The Daily Mail.

Interactive: World nuclear club is from Al Jazeera.

The Associated Press has an interactive on nuclear weapons.

A ground zero forgotten: The Marshall Islands, once a U.S. nuclear test site, face oblivion again is from The Washington Post.

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Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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