Landmines in Bosnia

How Bosnians deal with landmines, a KS3 citizenship lesson idea This clip is designed as a lesson starter for a KS3 citizenship lesson, looking at the impact of landmines in Bosnia.

The clip presents the case study of a young boy who became seriously injured when he stepped on a landmine. Many injuries from unexploded weapons, including landmines, happen because children find them scattered around where they play, and tamper with them. Communities and aid agencies work hard to reduce the number of injuries through education programmes.

The clip ends with a question for a KS3 class to discuss: Why does a weapon designed to harm fighters find its way into so many children’s lives?

For more information and ideas, see the supporting programme notes prepared by the Red Cross for Teachers TV.

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