Conflict Diamonds or Blood Diamonds are stones produced in areas controlled by rebel forces that are opposed to internationally recognized governments. These rebels sell these diamonds and the money is used to purchase arms or fund their military actions.
Provided is short 8 minute video and a corresponding worksheet designed to spark discussion about the Kimberly Process.
I great way to incorporate a science and society lesson when studying gems and minerals.
title "Blood Diamonds"
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Standard: The rock record resulting from tectonic and other geoscience processes as well as objects from the solar system can provide evidence of Earth's early history and the relative ages of major geologic formations.
Rye, Daniel. "Blood Diamonds". OER Commons. Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education, 23 Jan. 2019. Web. 28 Sep. 2023. <https://wlresources.dpi.wi.gov/authoring/1045-blood-diamonds>.
Rye, D. (2019, January 23). Blood Diamonds. OER Commons. Retrieved September 28, 2023, from https://wlresources.dpi.wi.gov/authoring/1045-blood-diamonds.