Education Packs

Nuclear Weapons: Yes or No” is aimed at late primary to secondary school pupils. The four units are: The Nuclear Weapons Debate, Nuclear Explosions, Trident and Pressure Groups. Each unit is based around a core booklet, while video and further challenges can be selected at the teacher’s discretion to add depth and width to the core booklet’s topic.

The booklets can be downloaded as PDF files here:images of education packs

(Free software such as Adobe PDF reader, Foxit Reader and Apple’s ‘Preview’ can be used to open PDF files on all platforms: PC/Mac/Linux or mobile devices. The pack PDFs are designed to be accessible to those who use screen readers or text-to-speech software)

The units can be used individually or in any combination and are cross curricular. Each unit has the same structure based around a core booklet:

  • Video introduction
  • Booklet
  • Challenges
  • Further challenges
  • References to further information

video-thumbThe videos, challenges and further challenges can be selected at the teacher’s discretion. The videos on our DVD are also available on our Vimeo channel http://vimeo.com/scottishcnd external website link.

As a supplement to our packs you can download our Added Value Unit pdf or visit our Resources page for more information.

Scottish CND have tried to be as objective and balanced as possible; with the underlying principle that young people should be encouraged to have knowledgeable debates and opinions about nuclear weapons. Throughout the resource there is an emphasis on and opportunities for the pupils to develop their thinking skills.