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The Day the World Nearly Ended

Format: Streaming
Length: 3.22
Grade Level: 7-12+
Closed Captioned

In 1983, without Stanislav Petrov's disobeying orders, the world might have been changed forever. All because sunlight reflected off the clouds.

Discussion Question:

What might the world have looked like if Lieutenant Petrov had followed orders?

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Subject Areas

Science & Technology

U.S. History / Government & Civics

World History / Geography

Topics

Europe

Globalization

Government

United States

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