The aim of this enquiry is for students to be able to explain why the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan in 1979.
It will train students in building causal explanations, in making links between causes and in reaching conclusions about key causes.
This lesson is also vital as preparatory work for the following enquiry on the consequences of the Afghan invasion for Superpower relations.
- Lesson presentation: PowerPoint
- Lesson write-up: PDF
- Resource 1: PDF
- Worksheet 1 – 2: PDF