Students will analyze various media related to terrorism/cyber terrorism, develop a definition for each, then create a Venn diagram for the two types of events.
Students will participate in a class discussion about whether terrorism/cyber terrorism has changed over time, classify acts as one or the other, then place the acts in chronological order.
Students will take on the role of government officials responding to a dilemma through a press conference, giving them the understanding of how delicate and nuanced governmental responses can and need to be.
Students will participate in a class discussion about reading materials concerning terrorism, after which they will write a brief essay in response to one of the probing questions given in the lesson.
Students will research an act of terrorism from the last 25 years; then present on the events leading up to the attack, possible ways to resolve the conflict, and ways to prevent similar future attacks.