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Iraq War For Kids

Iraq Information For Kids

News

BBS News: War on Iraq
For teens and adults. News and analysis.

Holiday Homecoming
On October 21, President Barack Obama announced that all U.S. forces would be leaving Iraq by the end of December. This will meet the terms of a security pact the U.S. and Iraq signed in 2008. “Our troops will definitely be home for the holidays,” Obama said. He praised the efforts of the American troops who have served in Iraq. “They will cross the border with their heads held high, proud of their success,” he said.

Background

Iraq and the War on Terrorism
Dated, background information.

Scholastic News Special Report: Iraq
Find out how kids in Iraq have been affected by the war in their country and how they feel about the US.

Lessons

Boys And War Games
AN A to Z ARTICLE
Every night he’d line up his army just back a bit from our front door, ready for any invasion.

Hot Spot: Iraq
Maps, news and lesson plans from the National Geographic.

How Gas Prices Work
In this edition of HowStuffWorks, we will take the mystery out of the gas pump by showing how gas prices are determined and exactly where your gas money goes.


Help Support the Kids

Global Kids
Young people becoming active agents of change in their communities and in the world. Conference in New York, March 27, on War and Peace.


March 19, 2003: The Situation of Iraq’s Children
UNICEF today issued a stark warning that the most vulnerable of Iraq’s children may not have the strength to survive the impact of war. For latest news about children in Iraq, visit the Iraq Press Room.

Native Without a Nation
Aims to introduce Iraqi students in Syria to their peers in the rest of the world, primarily by using videochat. Learn how to set up a webconference with Iraqi students.

Help Support Peace

MoveOn.org
A catalyst for a new kind of grassroots involvement, supporting busy but concerned citizens in finding their political voice.

Plan a Peace March with your kids
Using “What IS Peace” as the focus (or theme, for National Non-Violence month, we utilized our resources throughout a 10 day (two week) period of class time to create (re-create) what we remembered from the days when we were still (young enough to be) kids and yet old enough to die.


Send a Soldier a Note or Gift

Adopt a Platoon
A program of community involvement and support to deployed units of the 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) The program, sponsored by the Northern New York-Fort Drum Chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army, develops innovative ways to communicate appreciation and support to deployed soldiers.

Operation Military Pride
There is a form that you submit on the site saying you want to adopt a military person. They then email you with the military person’s name and address. I think that they ask that you send at least one care package a month and write to them as often as you want.

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