LATEST EDUCATION PACKS
Last year's education pack on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
proved very popular.
This year Scottish CND Education Committee has produced two packs, one to mark the 20th anniversary of the
nuclear accident at Chernobyl
and one on energy
issues. Both packs are FREE.
The Chernobyl pack is centred on the two poems by Mario Petrucci with supporting notes already published on the
SCND web-site and includes
both the WHO report
on Chernobyl and the TORCH alternative report on Chernobyl,
as well as a DVD based on Mario Petrucci's sequence of poems about Chernobyl.
The Chernobyl pack is aimed primarily at teachers of English and Media Studies, though some of its contents will also be
of interest to
Modern Studies teachers.
The energy issues pack is suitable for teachers of Modern Studies, Geography and for cross-curricular use in classes on
Contents of the packs are given
below. The starred items may be viewed by clicking on the relevant item.
Some of the other items may be viewed by visiting the relevant web-site.
If you would like to order one or both of these packs please email SCND@banthebomb.org or firstname.lastname@example.org.
CONTENTS OF CHERNOBYL PACK
1. Introductory note for teachers*
2. Two poems by Mario Petrucci from his sequence on Chernobyl, Heavy Water
3. Detailed questions and notes on the poems, which have been discussed with the poet
4. A DVD based on the Heavy Water sequence and filmed at and around Chernobyl
5. A booklet produced by Scottish CND on the accident at Chernobyl
6. The recent news release by the World Health Organisation on its report on the aftermath of the accident at
twenty years on
7. The executive summary of The Other Report on Chernobyl commissioned by the Greens/EFA in the European
CONTENTS OF ENERGY ISSUES PACK
Factsheet 1: Energy Dilemmas*
Factsheet 2: Non-renewable Energy*
Factsheet 3: Renewable Energy*
Factsheet 4: Nuclear Energy*
Factsheet 5: Distributing and Conserving Energy: Alternatives*
6: FreeWays to Save Energy
Factsheet 7: Appliance Energy Use
THREE LESSON PLANS AND SUPPORTING MATERIAL
Lesson Plan 1: Pros and Cons of Nuclear Energy*
Lesson Plan 2: Energy and the Environment*
Lesson Plan 3: Saving Energy*
Poster 1: Pros and cons of nuclear energy
Poster 2: Decentralised Energy
Poster 3: How energy is wasted
TWO NEWSPAPER ARTICLES (3a - Simon Jenkins, 3b - Jonathan Porritt)
One in favour of nuclear the other in favour of wind power and page of letters in response
NOTES ON SOURCES*
LIST OF WEB-SITES*
TEACHER'S NOTES* Energy Issues, Chernobyl.
*Supporting material for lesson plans includes: Article 1 (current sites of nuclear power stations in
Scotland and coastal erosion);
Article 2 (alternative sources of energy); diagram (how power is wasted in centralised energy distribution); Articles 3a - 3c
Article 4 (Cutting energy consumption - figures); New International magazine article on ; CND leaflet on nuclear power
page last updated 31 May 2006