Ethics and Technology Teacher Resources

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Middle School World History

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A 22-lesson Middle School World History unit uses a unique problem-solving approach to teach tweens economic history. After reading articles that provide background information, pupils engage in activities and simulations that require...
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The Ethical Dilemma of Self-Driving Cars

For Students 7th - 12th
Who should decide the response a self-driving car should make when it encounters an unavoidable accident? Ah, the murky world of technology ethics. Patrick Lin explores some sticky ethical questions in a short video presentation.
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When Is It O.K. to Replace Human Limbs With Technology?

For Students 7th - 12th
Today's blog topic is robotic limb replacement for amputees. Upper graders read the related article and argument, then compose a blog response that addresses the questions provided. This is a great way to get kids thinking about ethics,...
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Medical Ethics

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Just because we have the ability to determine an organism's traits through genetic testing, should we do it? Middle-school medical experts examine the ethical dilemmas in biotechnology in the 17th and final installment in a series of...
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Ethical Decision Making

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
When faced with a dilemma, how do journalists decide how much news to use? Social media scholars explore the philosophies of ethical resolution in the first of a 16-part Social Media Toolbox series. Partnered pupils use a Potter Box to...
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Engineering Ethics: Crash Course Engineering #27

For Students 9th - 12th
It's important to do the right thing. An engaging video describes each of the eight tenets of the Engineering Code of Ethics. It then discusses the concepts of utilitarianism, rights ethics, and duty ethics. The video also looks at...
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Ethics in Business

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders examine various scenarios involving ethical principles in business situations. After taking a quiz and watching a video, they work in groups to investigate Websites dealing with ethical behavior. finally, 10th graders...
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Technology Ethics Agreement

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine their school's acceptable use or ethics agreement for the use of technology resources. They work in groups to complete a number of learning modules to better understand the need for such a policy and share what...
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Writing Exercises: Science and Technology I

For Students 9th - 11th
Tackle the topic of scientific and technological change. Here are three short-answer questions for your class to respond to. They'll discuss the Cold War race for nuclear supremacy between the US and the USSR, the relationship between...
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Help or Hype: The Ethics of Bio-Nanotechnology

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Ethical concerns are not always black and white. A well-designed lesson presents learners with scenarios for which ethics may come into question. Scholars learn to consider the different sides of a situation and make an unbiased conclusion.
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Technology: Conveniences and Consequences

For Teachers 8th - 12th
It's a delicate balance—using technology to improve our lives while still protecting the environment, and ourselves, from the hazards of technology use. Class members examine statistics about the increase in media use, complete a survey...
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What's Wong? What's Right?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore the ethics, responsibilities, and impacts of the career cluster that relates to law. Learners examine various cases where legal action was taken and resulted in a consequence. They'll act out various scenarios, research jobs in...
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Walter Reed's Yellow Fever Studies

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Middle schoolers and high schoolers examine the ethics of using human test subjects in scientific research. They do a simulation which focuses on yellow fever and how human subjects were used to develop a treatment/cure for the disease...
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DNA Technology

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
One of the first biotechnology breakthroughs occurred in 1982 with the creation of synthetic insulin. Young scientists learn about DNA technology with a presentation and accompanying worksheet. It focuses on DNA extraction and...
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Ethics, Rules, Laws

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students navigate important information about ethics, rules, and laws by playing a prepared PowerPoint presentation that is available to each student through a shared drive. They respond positively to the expectation of good character,...
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Ethical Decision Making in a Corporate Environment

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students apply mathematics, critical thinking, speaking, seminar, ethical decision making, Internet research skills and writing skills to a real world application of these skills in a simulated corporate environment.
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Honesty and Ethics in the Science Lab

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students complete a variety of lab and discussion activities as they are introduced to ethics and honest lab practices. They perform various biology, chemistry, or physics labs which test their ethical lab practices.
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Ethical Ways to Acquire and Distribute Fish as a Food Source

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students complete a variety of activities as they examine the ethics of acquiring and distributing fish as a food source. They touch on the ethics involved in genetically modified salmon, as well.
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Genetically Modified Organisms

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High Schoolers complete a variety of activities as they examine the ethics of (and take a position concerning) genetically modified organisms in the field of agriculture. They complete a PowerPoint demonstration to go along with the unit.
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Genetic Testing

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Complete a variety of activities to examine the pros and cons and ethical issues behind genetic testing. Your high school students will role play and examine various scenarios to determine if genetic testing is justified.
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Ethics and the World of Medicine

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine ethical issues in the field of medicine. For this ethics lesson, students explore primary and secondary sources regarding the discernment that medical professionals are presented with as they treat illnesses. High...
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Case Studies in Journalistic Ethics - Number 3

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students investigate ethical decision making when using photos in journalism. In this ethics in journalism lesson plan, students read about the ethical use of images in media, discuss recent controversial photos, and look at online case...
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Technology Tradeoffs: Why Should I Care?

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Power generation and energy usage are the focus of a lesson on technology tradeoffs. Class members consider the positive and negative effects of such energy sources as diesel fuel and gasoline, and after considering the tradeoffs, take a...
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Technology Blackout Day

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars describe the impact of modern technology inventions on daily life. They create a graph of the class's favorite item of technology and draw a picture of their favorite piece of modern technology.