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Kim's Nuclear Gamble
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Student Assignment Sheet: Kim's Nuclear Gamble

Learning About Nuclear War

  • Which countries admit to having nuclear weapons?
  • Which countries might have nuclear weapons but do not admit it?
  • Why do you think a country would be reluctant to admit that it has nuclear weapons?
  • What are the goals of Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty?
  • What was the 1994 Agreed Framework between the U.S. and North Korea? Why did it fail?
  • What are some of the effects on land and weather when a nuclear bomb, like the one in Hiroshima, is dropped?
  • What are some of the effects on human beings when a nuclear bomb, like the one in Hiroshima, is dropped?
  • Find one passage in the excerpts from Hiroshima that particularly catches your attention, and write a paragraph telling why.

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