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NuclearProliferationProcessPaper by PriyashJain,RaviKomirisetty,WilliamNguyen,DavidPark,KaeHouHui Howwechoseourtopic: Wechosethissubjectbecausenuclearproliferationaffectsourlivesinmultipleperspectives.Recently, themediahasbeentalkingaboutNorthKoreasnuclearintimidationtotheUnitedStatesandSouth Korea.NuclearproliferationcouldresultintheendoftheworldifterroristsandKimJongUnobtain stockpilesofnuclearartillery.Nuclearproliferationresultedinabattleforpower,innovativesolutions, andfearofterrorists,NorthKorea,andIran. Howweconductedourresearch: Ourresearchstartedontheinternet,andweusedinformationalandnewswebsites.Aswerealizedthat asmallsectorofthisinformationmightnotbereliableorapplicable,wedecidedtouseourschools librarytogainknowledgeofHarryTrumanandRobertOppenheimer.Wecheckedoutprimarysources aboutOppenheimersviewabouttheatomicbomb.Seekingforthemostvaluableinformation,we interviewednuclearspecialist,ProfessorPatrickMorganatUCI.Aftercollectingasetofthirtysources, westartedputtingoursourcesinastandardMLA7bibliography.

Afterusingavarietyofsources,our researchassuredusthatallofourinformationisaccurateandnotliabletoerror. Howweselectedourpresentationandcreatedourproject: Whileselectingourmethodofpresentation,weconsideredmakingadocumentary.Wedecidedthata documentarysuitsourinterests.Seeingthetimelimitations,wedecidedtoconstructanexhibit.Realizing thatwecouldonlyuse500wordstoportrayourresearch,wemadeadecisiontodesignawebsite. Thiswastheperfectoptionforusaswemadeadigitalpresentationwhileusing1200wordstoconvey everybitofinformation. HowmyprojectrelatestotheNHDtheme: Nuclearproliferationchangedtheworldthatwelivein.Someresultsofnuclearproliferationinclude NorthKoreasconstantthreatstotheUnitedStatesandSouthKorea.Nuclearproliferationcreateda raceforpowerbetweentheUnitedStatesandRussiajustasitdoesaraceforarmsbetweenIndiaand Pakistan.ItalsoresultedinfearofterroristsandNorthKoreaaswellastheinnovationofnuclear energyandnuclearreactorsthatproducelargepercentageofenergyinJapanandFrance.