Hot Topics: Biological Weapons: Using Nature to Kill, 1st Edition

  • Anna Collins
  • Published By: Lucent Press (Rosen)
  • ISBN-10: 1534562028
  • ISBN-13: 9781534562028
  • DDC: 358
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 10th Grade
  • 104 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released August 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Throughout history, armies have used various kinds of germs to cripple their enemies. International treaties currently outlaw the use of biological weapons, but this does not necessarily mean that none are being developed. Through informative text, augmented by detailed infographics and sidebars, readers learn about the history of biological warfare and ways it can be avoided in the future. Annotated quotes from experts on this topic and discussion questions are also included to give readers a deeper understanding of the many facets of this complex topic.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction: What Are Biological Weapons?.
1: The Effects of Biological Agents.
2: Biological Warfare in the 20th Century.
3: Bioterrorism: A Growing Concern.
4: Fighting Biological Attacks.
5: Preparing for the Future.
Discussion Questions.
Organizations to Contact.
For More Information.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.