Mapping a Crisis: Or How I learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

GeoHistory
GeoLiteracy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson students will gain a better understanding of the Cuban Missile Crisis by comparing the distances that Russian-made missiles could travel and possible U.S. cities that could be targets.
Author: 
Jason Neenos
Grade Range: 
High School
Duration: 
2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
6: Geographic Applications
National Geography Standards: 
17: How to apply geography to interpret the past