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Social & Emotional Learning in Middle School: Responsible Decision-Making

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Making choices can be scary, especially for middle schoolers. With so many pressures it's hard sometimes to know what to do. Here's a collection of unit and lesson plans, activities and projects, videos and worksheets designed to help...
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Social & Emotional Learning in High School: Responsible Decision-Making

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The five social and emotional learning competencies target skills, behaviors, and attitudes that 21st-century learners need to face daily and future challenges. To develop competency in responsible decision making, high schoolers need to...
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EngageNY Grade 9 ELA: Module 4, Unit 1

For Teachers 9th Standards
Who bears the most responsibility for ensuring that goods are ethically produced? Using evidence from Marc Aronson and Marina Budhos' Sugar Changed the World: A Story of Magic, Spice, Slavery, Freedom, and Science as a central text,...
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EngageNY Grade 10 ELA: Module 3, Unit 1

For Teachers 10th Standards
Rebecca Skloot's The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks asks readers to consider whether the experiments on the author's mother's cells, without her consent, were worth the information gained about cancer, about gene mapping, and about...
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Literacy in History/Social Studies: 11-12th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Analyzing primary and secondary source materials requires a special set of skills. Readers must be able to identify the central ideas in a text, to cite evidence to support their analysis, and to evaluate the arguments put forth in a...
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Your Online Persona

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Do your high schoolers have their own online ethics code? Guide them as they explore their moral compass of social media and internet activity. They will consider how they are represented online, what role ethics plays, create their own...
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Social & Emotional Learning in Elementary School: Responsible Decision-Making

For Teachers K - 5th
Use these lessons and activities in your elementary classroom to help students practice the art of decision-making. What is safe? What is ethical? What is constructive? Learners explore the process of making a decision and acquire the...
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Frankenstein: The Consequence of Creation

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Famous as a horror story, as the first science fiction novel, Frankenstein is also a tale of ambition, a warning about unbridled science, and responsibility for actions. Readers consider what the tale says of the consequences of creation...
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Building Evidence-Based Arguments: "Cuplae poena par esto: Let the punishment fit the crime."

For Teachers 11th Standards
Should a criminal's punishment match the crime? An argumentative writing plan explores this question as class members investigate a variety of mixed-medium sources by experts in the field, form evidence-based claims, and support them...
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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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Ethics of Dissection

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
There's an elephant in your classroom. That's right — a big, awkward elephant named Dissection. Sure, you'd like to talk about him ... but how? Whether you're a seasoned teacher or fresh out of student teaching, the topic of dissection...
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The Ethics of Propaganda

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What are the short and long-term consequences for consumers and producers of modern media propaganda? Class members ponder this essential question as their unit study of ethics of propaganda concludes. After examining two case studies,...
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How People Rationalize Fraud

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Embezzlement, pyramid schemes, false insurance claims. Why are so many inclined to commit fraud, and then convince themselves they are innocent? Discover one criminologist's explanation in the fraud triangle—pressure, opportunity, and...
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Become a Journalist

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Explore the newspaper as a unique entity with a detailed and extended unit. The unit requires learners to consider the newspaper's role in democracy, think about ethics, practice writing and interviewing, and examine advertising and news...
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Our Loss of Wisdom

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
"A wise person knows when and how to: make the exception to every rule, improvise, and use these moral skills in pursuit of the right aims. A wise person is made and not born." Impress upon your learners the importance of leading lives...
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Selfless Service and The Giving Tree - Building Ethical Conscience

For Teachers 5th
Upper elementary schoolers investigate philanthropy and selflessness by reading a children's book. In this ethics instructional activity, they read The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein, and research Mahatma Gandhi's troublesome, yet...
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Frankenstein | The Great American Read

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
A top vote-getter for the Great American Read program is Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. Find out why the classic tale, adapted into over 50 films and numerous TV shows, has earned its spot on the favorites list.
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Is Population Control Ethical?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
China's one-child (now two-child) policy has long been a controversial topic around the world. But could it be the solution to a seemingly unsolvable problem? High schoolers read Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson Haddix before...
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Positions, Beliefs and Values

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
How do values shape people's thinking? Scholars explore their positions, beliefs, and values about gene therapy in part five of the six-part Gene Therapy: Molecular Bandage? module. They work through statements and determine if they...
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The Bioethics of Gene Therapy

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed Standards
Gene therapy is designed to treat diseases, but it comes with great risks and challenges. Scholars explore three case studies evaluating successes and failures with gene therapy clinical trials. They understand how viral vectors affect...
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What Would You Do? Scenario: Standing up to Hitler

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
A reporter for the Chicago Daily News, based in Germany in 1933, is documenting Hitler's rise to power. As his stories grow more critical of the regime, he faces increasing pressure to stop. Eventually, even the American government...
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What Would You Do? Scenario: Bombing to Invade

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
The D-Day invasion was critical to the Allies defeating Nazi Germany. However, they needed to make sure Hitler could not get resources to France to fight back. Should the Allies bomb the rail lines feeding the German army through France...
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What Would You Do? Scenario: Dachau

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
When American troops liberated the Dachau concentration camp, they were so enraged by the death they saw that a group of soldiers summarily executed Nazi soldiers. One man filmed the actions, and then struggled with a moral dilemma:...
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On Leave in Paris: Maps as Primary Sources

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Primary sources—even those that seem mundane—offer a window into those who experienced history. Using a Red Cross map offered to soldiers stationed in Paris after World War II alongside worksheet questions, scholars consider what life...
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The War in Europe: Evaluating Historic Decisions

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
War brings a whole new set of ethical dilemmas. From deciding whether to enlist in a segregated and racist Army to whether to sacrifice civilian lives to prepare for a critical D-Day invasion, leaders during World War II faced many...
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When Is a Crime Not a Crime?

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Castle laws, the decriminalization of drugs, and light sentences for celebrity defendants have likely piqued learners' interest. Examine the ethics behind the shooting of Trayvon Martin, the civil rights issues with racial profiling, and...
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Evaluating the US Decision to Drop the Atomic Bombs

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
While the use of the atomic bomb was the definitive end of World War II, the terrible weapons left new questions. Young scholars use primary sources and analytical worksheets to consider the implications of the fateful decision. Then,...
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Vegetarianism

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What do Mike Tyson, Ellen DeGeneres, and Paul McCartney have in common? They're all famous vegetarians. Using the resource, scholars learn about the pros and cons of eating a vegetarian diet. They read a fascinating history of...
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Elementary GoodWork Toolkit

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Excellence, ethics, and engagement are the three E's featured in a unit that promotes good work among elementary scholars. Through discussion, reflection, read-alouds, activity worksheets, and written responses, participants gain...
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2013 AP® Psychology Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
A school district is trying to get its learners to read more, but what is the best way to motivate them? A scenario investigates whether the district should use pizza coupons to encourage literacy. Other practice questions from College...
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The Author of All Quiet on The Western Front - Erich Maria Remarque

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
considered one of the great anti-war novels, All Quiet on the Western Front details the experiences of Erich Maria Remarque on the German front. In addition, Remarque collected stories from other soldiers to paint a picture of the...
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The Father Of Poison Gas - Fritz Haber

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
His scientific work led to millions of deaths in gas attacks during World War I and in the concentration camps of World War II. Yet, Fritz Haber's innovations in crop fertilizer also helped feed the world. Haber's complicated story...
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The War Photographer - Ernest Brooks

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The roles of journalist, propagandist, and artist are blurred in the man that is photographer Ernest Brooks. His legacy of photographs documents both the reality of the conflict and the humanity behind the lines. As the British...
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The Merchant of Death - Basil Zaharoff

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
He was so violent and ruthless that he continues to inspire the bad guy in pop culture. Despite that, Basil Zaharoff, or The Merchant of Death, is still relatively unknown among most young historians. Zarahoff, an arms dealer, created a...
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The Last Hussar - August von Mackensen

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Described as a life less ordinary, August von Mackensen was one of Germany's key generals during World War I. Detailed in its approach, an informative video describes his military career, along with some of his doubts about the conflict...
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Crown Prince Rupprecht and Erich Ludendorff - Westerner vs. Easterner

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How to take on the Allied forces during World War I? Crown Prince Rupprecht and Erich Ludendorff used specific strategies and tactics to answer the question during the Great War. Despite their differences in tactics, both men were...
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DNA Detectives

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Police find a man murdered in a local hotel, DNA everywhere, and now they need scholars' help. Budding detectives step into a crime scene playing the roles of victim, suspects, and investigators. They apply knowledge of criminology and...
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Balancing Human Rights

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Everyone appreciates human rights, but what happens if the rights of an individual conflict with the rights of the larger group? Scholars explore real-life scenarios and debate when to limit rights and when to strictly enforce them. The...
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“Everyone Else Does It!” Ethics Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Do you have good ethics? How about good morals? Scholars investigate the role business ethics, morals, and values play in society. Through role play, group work, and readings, they uncover the basis behind the importance of being...
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Multicultural Youth Leadership

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Teens of the world, unite! Take your class or club on a multicultural journey through the relationship between cultural values and teen leadership skills. Groups work together to learn about one another's cultures while examining the...
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4-H Teen Leadership

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Take your 4-H teens to the next level! Help them learn how to be an active part of their communities with a teen leadership development unit. Individuals, together with school and community partners, create and execute a service-driven...
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Ethics Under Pressure

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Is it ever best to take the easy way out? Scholars analyze business ethics issues and how professionals make proper decisions, as well as the impact of those decisions on the big picture. After completing a national survey and viewing...
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Understanding Business Ethics

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
After screening an episode by BizKids, scholars show what they know about business vocabulary, then take part in grand conversations about role models and ethical dilemmas.
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Social Media Education

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Show what you know about social media! The 16th and final lesson in The Social Media Toolbox gives pupils the opportunity to share their social media experiences with their school communities. Groups identify the most important messages,...
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Social Media Messages

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
What are the elements of a good social media post? The 13th activity in the 16-part Social Media Toolbox incorporates all of the typical components found in a Facebook or Twitter post. Scholars work together to create great posts based...
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Social Media Usage

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Is there a difference in the way organizations present news via social media and in print? The third in a series of 16 lessons from The Social Media Toolbox explores news outlets and their delivery methods. Groups follow a story for a...
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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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Research Ethics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Psychologists designing experiments to research human behavior must consider weighty ethical concerns. Class members act as members of an institutional review board and examine proposals to determine whether included provisions...
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20 Good Work Lesson Plans

For Teachers K - 12th
What makes someone good at what they do? An amazing array of 20 lesson plans helps learners of all ages identify the life skills needed to be a high-quality, professional employee. The resources contain individual and group activities...
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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 instructional activity presents learners with scenarios for which ethics may come into question. Scholars learn to consider the different sides of a situation and make an...
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Lesson 2: Misinformation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Fake news is a hot topic right now ... but what is it? Intrepid young investigators track down the facts that separate journalistic mistakes and misinformation through reading, research, and discussion. Part three in a five-lesson series...
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Mini Lesson A: Monetization

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Advertising is everywhere! Does your class know that their attention span is for sale, even when they're watching a simple news story? The second installment in a five-part series from iCivics examines the relationship between news...
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What's a GMO?

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
What do you know about GMOs? Meet this trendy topic head on with a debate-centered research project. Science scholars work in groups to learn the facts about genetically modified organisms, create a dialog around their position on the...
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What Are Stem Cells?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Almost every cell in the body has a special job. Part of the Fuse School Genetics playlist, the video discusses the few unspecialized cells, called stem cells. It explains where they are found, what they do, and why they raise ethical...
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Being Reasonable and Ethical Online: Grades 10-12

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
What qualities are important in online relationships? What behaviors are reasonable and ethical online? The three lessons in a unit focusing on online bullying are designed to encourage class members to develop a code of conduct for...
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An Introduction to Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Discover Aristotle's view of happiness, or eudaimonia, with a short video that analyzes the Greek philosopher's Nicomachean Ethics. An applicable example of finding the golden mean when pursuing happiness connects ancient Greek...
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An Introduction to Friedrich Nietzsche’s Beyond Good and Evil

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Is God is dead? Is there no absolute truth? Do different societies have different concepts of good and evil? Introduce the ideas of Friedrich Nietzsche with a short video analysis of Nietzsche's Beyond Good and Evil.
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An Introduction to Soren Kierkegaard's Fear and Trembling

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Talk about faith and trust. Imagine Abraham's faith and trust when God directed him to sacrifice his son Isaac. In his Fear and Trembling, Soren Kierkegaard uses the Biblical story of Abraham to talk about faith and the seeming conflict...
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An Introduction to Plato's The Republic

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Introduce The Republic with a short, animated video that focuses on Plato's idea of the need for just, philosopher kings. 
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Finders Keepers

For Students 5th Standards
If you found five hundred dollars in the park, would you keep it or turn it in? Exercise both reading comprehension skills and philosophic beliefs in a language arts reading activity about three boys who stumble upon a small fortune —...
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More Than the Spice of Life

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better, it's not." - Dr. Seuss. Middle school learners complete a gallery walk, exploring reasons for protecting biodiversity. They discuss their reasons as a...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 1: Unit 2, Lesson 5

For Teachers 10th Standards
Readers of "The Palace Thief" focus on how the author's descriptions and his word choices reveal the character of the narrator, of Sedgewick, and of the senator.
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Grade 10 ELA Module 1: Unit 2, Lesson 4

For Teachers 10th Standards
Can a life gone wrong be blamed on a single childhood incident? Hundert, the narrator of "The Palace Thief," as well as readers, struggle with this question as they ponder events in Ethan Canin's story.
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Aristotelian Appeals: Logos, Ethos, and Pathos

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How are commercials and advertisements able to convince their audience that they need to buy a certain product? Study Aristole's appeals with an engaging lesson that focuses on the use of ethos, pathos, and logos in claims and arguments.
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Curriculum For Careers

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Learners explore potential learning, earning, and living goals that align with their personal goals and interests in a comprehensive unit that includes complete lesson plans, interactive notebooks, worksheets, overheads, rubrics, online...
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The Ten Commandments

For Students 7th - 8th Standards
Does every society need a moral code? That's the question middle-schoolers ponder after a close reading of Ten Commandments that appear in the Christian Bible.
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What Makes Good People Do Bad Things?

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Phillip Zimbardo's famous Stanford Prison Experiment is the subject of Melissa Dittmann's article that considers situations that can foster brutal and even evil behavior. After reading about the conclusions researchers drew from...
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When Good People Do Bad Things

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Does belonging to a group make people more likely to harm others outside the group? After reading Ann Trafton's article, class members consider what researchers have discovered about why "...Good People Do Bad Things."
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Phineas Gage: Four Corners Discussion Strategy

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How far do your pupils think we should go in the name of science? Class members respond to questions relating to chapter three of Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science and then participate in a four corners...
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What Is Honesty?

For Students K - 2nd Standards
What else can honesty mean besides "not lying"? Using this learning exercise, your learners will consider what actions are most truthful and honest given a variety of real-world scenarios and activities. 
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Career Exploration Lessons

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
Wow, 189 pages of worksheets, activities, and materials for youngsters to begin their career exploration! Topics covered include how to become a proactive worker, foundational career terminology, learning styles, resume writing, and much...
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Just Joking

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
After reading a workplace ethics scenario regarding an employee who makes racially insensitive comments, your learners will discuss how language that stereotypes others is discriminatory and never "just joking."
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Don't Believe the Type: Internet Ethics

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What is Internet fraud? Explore Internet ethics and engage in a collaborative discussion. In order to create a Guide to Internet Honesty, learners read and discuss the article "A Beautiful Life, A Tragic Death, a Fraud Exposed." Then...
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Taking Age into Account

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Have your class consider the issue of minors' accountability for their crimes. They discuss specific cases and the general issue of juvenile crime in round table discussions. Use this lesson to emphasize the rules and individual roles...
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Using Fairy Tales to Debate Ethics

For Teachers K - 8th
Is trickery ever justified? Is it okay to steal from someone who has stolen from you? Puss, from Puss in Boots, and Jack, from Jack and the Beanstalk, might have some ideas about these ethical questions. After listening to a series of...
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Fable Writing - Interdisciplinary Approach to Social Sciences

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Before writing their own fables, class members select an animal or insect to use in their story and research its character, habits, movements, etc. After reading a wide variety of fables and identifying the elements of a fable, writers...
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Online Behavior: Privacy and Ethics

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Over the course of three classes, tech-saturated youth review their cyber portraits, map their virtual lives, examine their relative anonymity, and establish a "virtual conscience" to guide choices that foster privacy protection and...
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The Five Pillars of Islam

For Teachers 10th - 12th
In order to better understand Muslim civilization, culture, and politics one must first familiarize themselves on the 5 Pillars of Islam, ideas which dominate much of Muslim societal and cultural norms. Provide your learners with a...
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Flying Freudian Fun: A Look At Ethical Decision Making

For Teachers 9th Standards
There are not many more apt examples of ethics gone awry than William Golding's Lord of the Flies.. Ninth graders focus the ethics of decision making with the examples provided in the plot. They focus on the concept of the psyche and how...
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Morality in Markets: The Two Faces of Adam Smith

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Economist Adam Smith supported free enterprise, he but critiqued mercantilism. These two ideas—seemingly contradictory—may be difficult for some young historians to grasp. A reading that explores these ideas guides scholars in unraveling...
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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas: Anticipation Guide

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Let your learners voice their opinions on morals and human rights with an anticipation guide for Asa Butterfield's The Boy in the Striped Pajamas. Before reading the novel, kids read several statements that encourage them to agree or...
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Biotechnology

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
A continuous cascade of information comes through this PowerPoint on biotechnology. The topic is defined, a history is presented, and basic genetic engineering techniques are explained. The topic is covered in an objective manner,...
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Henrietta Lacks, The Tuskegee Experiment, and Ethical Data Collection: Crash Course Statistics #12

For Students 9th - 12th
I'm pleased to inform you that you've found a great video. The 12th video in the Crash Course Statistics series first explores the ideas of voluntariness, informed consent, dignity and autonomy, and beneficence in scientific experiments...
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Is It Easy Being Green Game Show

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Is it possible to create an environmentally friendly shampoo? Learners accept this challenge in the fifth instructional activity in a green chemistry series of 24. The analysis of their shampoo ingredients must address pH, exothermic...
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Everything You Need to Know to Read "Frankenstein"

For Students 9th - 12th
It was a dark and stormy night in 1815 when Mary Shelley began drafting  a ghost story in response to a competition suggest by Lord Byron. Find out more about Shelley, her life, and events that influenced what is called the first science...
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Ethics in American Government

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders analyze the statement "Those who govern in a democracy hold a 'public trust'." This activity provides exploration of ethical dilemmas our present government officials might face. They debate and write an essay exploring...
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Ethics: Study Help and Quiz

For Students 10th - 12th
In this online interactive philosophy activity, students respond to 13 multiple choice questions based on the analysis of Ethics by Aristotle.
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Ethics: Study Help and Essay Questions

For Students 9th - 12th
In this philosophy instructional activity, students respond to 21 short answer questions about Aristotle's Ethics. Students may also take the 13 question online interactive quiz on the selection.
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Considering Copying?

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
Learners pretend to devise an Internet based game that is copied and distributed by someone else. With a partner, they role play situations in which their work is copied, and discuss legal and illegal copyright situations. Using Internet...
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Whose Genes Are These, Anyway?

For Teachers K - 8th
Young scholars explore some of the ethical questions raised by genetic testing. They answer the question of whom, if anyone, has rights to knowledge of each person's genetic make-up.
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Examples of Social and Emotional Learning in Elementary Mathematics Instruction

For Teachers K - 6th
New ReviewA 12-page document lists an abundance of math-related activities that boost social and emotional topics; self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills, and responsible decision making.  
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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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Charlie Four Star: A Case Study

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Engage in a class debate dealing with the allocation of organs to those waiting for a transplant. How do they decide who gets a transplant and who doesn't? Learners attempt to determine what is fair for the individual requiring an organ...
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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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Waves

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students identify the different parts of a wave. In this physics lesson plan, students explain how animals communicate using sound waves. They discuss the effect of Navy's sonar on dolphins and whales.
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Fable Writing--Inter-disciplinary Approach To Social Sciences

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students recognize the elements of a fable and write an original fable. They make connections with morals and other law-related concepts.
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Farming and Environmental Issues

For Teachers 6th - 12th
New ReviewForming ethical arguments is sometimes a complicated task. Guide classes through a process for forming and presenting ethical opinions. Learners consider the views of all stakeholders on the impact of farming on the environment and the...
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Thinking about Justice

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Before any discussion of justice it's essential that all parties involved share an understanding of the various terms involved in such a discussion. The first video in a series of three provides viewers with definitions for social,...
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Concepts Unwrapped: Self-serving Bias

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
A short video explores the concept of self-serving bias, the tendency humans have to gather, process, prefer, and remember information and events that support our own view of the world and of ourselves.
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How Unconscious Race Bias Affects Millennials

For Students 7th - Higher Ed
While millennials may consider themselves less prejudiced than previous generations, an interview with a scientist researching racial bias suggests that may not be the case. The short video demonstrates just how unconscious racial bias...
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Microassaults, Microinsults, and Microinvalidations

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
Types of microaggressions are discussion in three short PBS videos: microassaults (overt intentional discrimination), microinsults, and microinvalidations. The terms are defined and examples are provided that illustrate each type of...
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Frameworks for Addressing Ethical Issues

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
Before launching into a discussion of ethics, it's essential that common ground is established so that all participants are talking the same language. A series of five videos provides definitions and examples of the terms key to the...
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Overview for Approaching Ethical Issues

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
Discussing ethical issues can be problematic. Before beginning any discussion of ethical issues and biases, show this series of videos that lays the groundwork by providing an overview of the terminology needed and examples of the terms...
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Responsible Decision-Making | Social-Emotional Learning

For Parents Pre-K - Higher Ed
Being able to identify problems, analyze situations, solve problems, and to evaluate, reflect, and recognize ethical responsibility all come into play when making responsible decisions. A short video offers teachers and parents an...
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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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Being Reasonable and Ethical Online: Grades 7–9

For Teachers 7th - 9th
How savvy are your scholars when it comes to online behavior and relationships? Pupils in grades seven through nine closely examine cyberbullying and good online etiquette during a series of three hour-long activities. The resource digs...
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Would You Sacrifice One Person to Save Five?

For Students 9th - 12th
An ethical dilemma is, by definition, a complex situation that involves conflicting moral choices. The dilemma of this short video asks viewers whether they would sacrifice one life to save five.
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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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The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

For Teachers 4th - 8th
C.S. Lewis' The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is the anchor text for a three week unit that focuses on responsibilities, ethics, and virtues. While specific lesson plans are not included in this overview, a focus and discussion...
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Should Anthony Weiner Resign?

For Students 8th - 12th
The news regarding congressional representative Anthony D. Weiner's scandalous online communications was a hot-button topic in public media in 2011. Use this article to review the timeline of events surrounding the situation, and then...
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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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Is It Ethical to Eat Meat?

For Students 9th - 12th
Have your class join a blog about whether or not eating meat is good for you. They'll read several passages regarding meat processing and consumption, then they post what they think. There are six critical-thinking prompts to help them...
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Ethics in American Government

For Teachers 12th
Engage 12th graders in a series of activities focused on public trust and ethics in US Government. They view a series of videos, hold a class debate, and compose a short essay. Note: Suggested videos are listed but are not available...
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Social Studies: The Book of Exodus

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Intended for a Christian audience, bible study, or home-school setting, this lesson plan has learners analyzing the significance of the ten commandments in today's world. They consider the commandments themselves, discuss their...
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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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Presenting Ethical Dilemmas in the Classroom

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the dilemma of bioethics. Students review a cast study on a bioethical topic. They research the facts, values, and stakemakers in the controversial debate. High schoolers consider the consequences and discuss their...
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Ethical Dilemmas in Teaching the Holocaust

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students are exposed to a variety of readings about the Nazi Party and concentration camps. Using the readings as a guide, they identify moral issues that we all face studing the Holocaust. They decide to work together to end bigotry...
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The Value of a Garden

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explore the history of taxonomy, the work of Carl Linnaeus, and the factors involved in the decline and extinction of a variety of botanical species.
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What is Hunger and Who are the Hungry?

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students aim to explain why we need food, to know that we need many different foods and to know who is hungry in the world.
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Lesson 18, My Friend Linda

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore Huntington's Disease. In this biology lesson plan, students read My Friend Linda and examine the ethical issues brought to light in the story. Students discuss biotechnology issues and genetic testing.
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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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How Does Who I Am Relate to Employability?

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders participate in question and answer sessions and develop a skill-based resume. They identify and explain resume-writing situations in which an ethical dilemma may present itself. Finally, 6th graders identify and project the...
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Recreating Marriage: The Same-Sex Union Debate

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A debate continues regarding same-sex marriage as a constitutional right. This lesson requires learners to define marriage then formulate an argument that reconstructs the national debate perspectives. Many standards are addressed but a...
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Service Learning

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the value in helping others.  In this ethics lesson, students use videos, worksheets, Internet articles and group discussion to develop a personal perspective on what it means to help others.
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Help wanted: Physicist!

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars investigate current physics research. They role play as experts who present their findings to a Senate subcommittee.
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Barack Obama Biography

For Teachers 9th - 12th
�Yes, we can!� To �yes, he did!� This five-minute video, produced by the Obama Exploratory Committee, takes a sympathetic look at Barack Obama's life, from his childhood to his political life and run for the presidency.
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Personal Code of Ethics

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders develop a personal code of ethics and relate their personal code of ethics to school situations. They discuss steps they will take to resolve ethical issue at school and develop a personal plan to advocate for an ethical...
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How Does Who I Am Relate to Employability?

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders work in groups to discuss ethics and the role honesty, courage, responsibility, self-discipline, and self-respect may play in a future employment opportunity. Groups present their ideas to the remainder of the class as well...
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Homelessness

For Teachers K - 2nd
Take a close look at homelessness with your learners.  For this character development lesson, young artists draw a large pair of sunglasses, adding their family and pictures representing their belongings and values on the left lens, and...
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How Advertising Portrays Animals

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders investigate how advertisers portray animals. They focus on the treatment of the animals and help students to determine when messages are considered to be either positive or negative. The outcomes of treatment are looked...
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Ethical Decision Making Model-Dealing with Genetic Disorders

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In groups, learners read a case study of a couple who produced a child with hemophilia. Although tthe reading breifly mentions how a hemophiliac child is produced, the focus of this lesson is the ethical implications. This lesson is more...
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American Justice: Juvenile Justice

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars watch a video that focuses on the alarming rise of violent crimes committed by juveniles. They see how the American justice system dealsl with these youthful offenders. They examine racial imbalance and color-blind justice.
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Supply & Demand: Finite Resources, Infinite Needs

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars discuss conflict resolution strategies they use in real life. They listen to "Getting to Yes" about principled negotiation. They negotiate the distribution of goodies on a table according to rules and time constraints....
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A Brave New World?

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders use medical technologies and protocols to debate certain innovations. For this technology lesson students research biotechnology and publish their findings.
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Ethics Quiz

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 13 multiple choice questions about Aristotle's Ethics. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Ethics - Essay Questions

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this literature worksheet, students respond to 21 short answer and essay questions about Aristotle's Ethics. Students may also link to an online interactive quiz on the novel at the bottom of the page.
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Finding the Stakeholders

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners consider biomedical ethical issues. In this ethics instructional activity, students examine a case study about a boy with leukemia whose father refuses his blood transfusions based on faith. Learners consider the principles of...
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We Must Forgive

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students discover forgiveness. In this forgiveness lesson, students examine the Lord's Prayer. Students deconstruct the theme of the Lord's Prayer and examine forgiveness of self and forgiveness of others.
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Should US Officials & Health Professionals be Investigated for War Crimes?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore ethical issues. In this human rights lesson, students read articles and documents related to torture used in government investigations and if medical ethical guidelines were adhered to. Students respond to discussion...
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Bioethics: Where the Future May Take Us

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students analyze ethical issues related to technology, medicine, and reproduction. For this ethics lesson, students research selected bioethics issues and discuss their risks and benefits. Students present their research findings to...
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Classroom Ethics/Means & Ends

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students explore different aspects of ethics. In this ethics lesson, students ponder the idea of ethics, and the concepts of the ends and means and action justification. Students will write a reflective paper after a class discussion.
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Politics of Death

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine the topic of euthanasia. In this religion and ethics lesson, students investigate the cases of Terri Schiavo and Hugh Finn in order to gain an understanding of the euthanasia controversy.  
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Religion, Culture, and Diversity

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students study world religions. In this diversity lesson, students interview their grandparents and other older adults about their religious beliefs and traditions. Students research world religions and discuss the diversity of cultural...
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The Race for the Double Helix

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students participate in an ethics-based simulation. For this ethics lesson, students role play research scientists working to decipher a code. Students work in small collaborative groups and must interact with other small groups to...
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Interfaith Dialogue

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explore interfaith dialogue. In this religion and ethics lesson, students examine the relationships among communities of faith as they design an interfaith association in their school community.
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Teaching Ethical Situations

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Learners use journalism ethics standards to learn how to write ethically correct news stories. In this journalism and ethics lesson, students review journalism standards for ethics. Learners use the standards as they analyze example...
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Students Press Law and Ethics

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Learners research the rights and the responsibilities of journalists in dealing with First Amendment issues. In this First Amendment lesson plan, students research the Alien and Sedition Acts and study the five elements of libel....
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Religion and Politics: The Battle Over the Judiciary

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners analyze the relationship between religion an politics. In this Supreme Court lesson, students examine the results of the 2004 presidential election and explore how the results impacted George W. Bush and his Supreme Court...
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Exploring Ethical Issues

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students learn about ethical issues and its connection to journalism. Students examine examples of ethical issues some journalists have faced. in small groups, students collaborate to write a code of ethics for their school newspaper....
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Religion and the Civil Rights Movement

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate the role of religion in the Civil Rights Movement. In this religion and ethics instructional activity, students explore the separation of church and state as they examine how religious faith has inspired social...
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Immigration: U.S. Policy in the New Millennium

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore U.S. immigration policies. In this immigration activity, students read about the history of immigration policies in the U.S., uncover controversial issues regarding immigration, and speak to immigrants as well as...
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Muslim-Hindu Conflict in India

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the Muslim-Hindu conflict in India. In this religion and ethics lesson, students collaborate to research the history of the Muslim-Hindu conflict in India. Students examine primary and secondary sources and conduct...
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Dishonesty

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore religion and ethics. In this character education lesson, students compare dishonesty and honesty as they consider the ethics of lying. Students consider whether certain lies are more acceptable than others and compare...
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Our Ethics Show: Learning to Master

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the concept of philanthropy. In this service learning lesson plan, students create an action plan as pairs study a number of texts dealing with Jewish perspectives on the mastery of the earth. They then determine how...
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Ethics Activity 1A

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this ethics activity activity, students read ethical behavior questions, and determine if they are ever acceptable. They circle yes, no, or sometimes, and write explanations of their answers. Students write ten answers.
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The Good, the Bad, And the Ethicist

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars explore their own code of ethics by writing and talking about ethical dilemmas from their own lives. They examine how a professional ethicist addresses ethical dilemmas by reading and discussing "The Ethicist: No Edit."...
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Ethics, Rules, Laws

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners 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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The Connection Between Medicine, Ethics, and Law: The Right to Die

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students in a special education class examine the United States Constitution. Using the text, they answer five research questions and discuss the amendments that concern medicine, ethics and law of the right to die issue. They develop...
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The Genome: Controversy for All Times

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars examine the genome and discuss the ethical and moral issues surrounding it. In groups, they discover the differences between ethics and morals and discuss where the concepts of good and bad come from in society. After...
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Compare Ethical And Non-ethical Workplace Attitudes

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students interpret work-related situations and communicate (written or verbal) ethical responses. They l include in their response the impact of the ethical consideration in the scenarios on customer service. They create another...
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The Bottom Line

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders assume the role of stockholders in a fictitious biotech company. After investigating the cloning of pets, the effects of cloning on the health and well being of the cloned animal, and the ethical issues involved, groups...
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Environmental Health Ethics

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students use inductive reasoning to study different scenarios related to environmental issues. They evaluate various scenarios to develop common definitions and key concepts in environmental health ethics.
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With Liberty and Justice for all

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students act as are property owners who learn that soil on their property is contaminated with lead. They consider the issues involved in addressing this problem so that further harm is avoided and a fair solution is developed and...
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How is Your Food Grown

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students consider how their food is grown due to pesticide use. They reflect on the harm done to the various groups, then discuss the ethical questions from the perspectives of different stakeholders. IN addition, they compile relevant...
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What's Missing?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students examine their beliefs about archaeological preservation. They articulate a response to archaeological resource destruction. Students then complete two puzzles and relate them to archaeological research.
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Scientific Integrity

For Teachers 10th
How can you trust the results of an experiment if you're not sure about the scientist's integrity? Tenth graders explore ethics, rules, and regulations that exist within the scientific community. The enforcement of these rules and...
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Law & Ethics for Photojournalists

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students identify and discuss First Amendment rights, examine how to make sound legal judgements regarding photographs of private individuals, examine difference between public and private figures as far as libel law is concerned,...
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Teaching About Inherited Human Disorders Through Case Studies

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students explore case studies involving human disorders. They identify options and consequences of each decision. Students interview a family member with a disorder. They create a presentation of their interview.
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The Rules of the Game

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students debate whether college athletes should be held to a higher behavioral standard than non-athletes. Students determine whether behavior outside of school should be punishable by university administration, then write letters to the...
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Liver Roulette: Who Gets the Liver?

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Young scholars complete various exercises and activities as they examine the procedures involved in organ transplants and the ethical issues surrounding organ donations.
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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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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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A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders create a multimedia, image only ad campaign on a contemporary controversial issue. They base their public service announcement, Powerpoint presentation, Web page, or video on methods used by Martin Luther during the...
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Labor History in the United States

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders read several articles regarding ethics and ethical behavior. They analyze the reasons for tragedies and circumstances surrounding the relationships between labor and owners. In small groups, 11th graders write a report...
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Forming a Code of Ethics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers discuss and create a code of ethics for their student newspaper.
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American Justice: The Texas Cheerleader Plot

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students watch a video about one woman who planned to commit murder because of a cheerleading scandal.
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Harvesting of Trees: Library Media Center Resources

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research harvesting of trees in the United States and write a summary.  In this informative lesson students state whether they agree or disagree with an article and write a summary on why. 
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Lesson Plan: Trafficking in Humans

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of human trafficking. In this human rights activity, students examine instances of human trafficking around the world and the involvement of the United States government in these situations.
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Portfolio Presentation/Interviewing Skills

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Pupils prepare themselves for ROP Portfolio Day and for the workforce by practicing a one-on-one interview and presentation of their personal portfolio with a classmate. They also reflect on a completed interview and determine if they...
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Dissect with Respect

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students, through exercises and discussions, examine ethics involved in the process of choosing and using laboratory animals, respect for the animal they dissect and how to behave in an ethical manner as they dissect various lab specimens.
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Career Development

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Learners participate in a computerized activity designed to explore leadership, collaboration, integrity and other ethical issues.
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What Are the Ethical and Legal Aspects of Radon?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research a legal or ethical aspect of radon. They create their own legislation regarding radon and real estate. They present their information to the class.
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What Would You Do? A Discussion About the Ethics of War

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners examine the process of ethical decision-making during wartime. They read three case studies from World War II, and in small groups discuss, debate, and present their findings to the class.
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War, Peace and Judaism 1

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Young scholars describe the conflict discussed in class, identify the groups involved in the conflict and their various interests, and define the term ethics. They analyze a current news story from an ethical point of view.
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Case studies in journalistic ethics No. 1

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the importance and responsibilities of journalists through examination of illegal immigration. In this journalistic ethics instructional activity students analyze scenarios and look at the pros and cons of illegal...
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Ethical Issues in the Human Genome Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine DNA databases and newborn screening and identify ethical issues surrounding the patenting of genes.  In this genetic lesson students view genetic and DNA videos and complete a web activity. 
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Dishonesty

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students consider the impact of dishonestly. In this ethics lesson, students will discuss the pros and cons of dishonesty.
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The Human Geonome Project Structured Controversy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars debate government funding of the Human Genome Project. In this ethics lesson, students use the stuctured controversy framework to research the opposing viewpoints regarding project funding.
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HI-02-01 Somalia: A Failed Intervention?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study ethics and the importance on humanitarian interventions.  In this lecture lesson students read case studies and answer questions regarding the importance of government and humanitarian interventions then watch a film...
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Death and Dying

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine religious rituals and ceremonies surrounding death and dying.  In this Ethics lesson, 9th graders explore end-of-life care in the United States and consider ways it might be improved.  Students discuss common...
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To Dig or Not to Dig: The Stadium Showdown

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine an ethical public dilemma. In this cultural resource lesson, students role play to examine their personal beliefs regarding the protection of cultural resources. They evaluate possible actions they can take to protect...
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Ethics in the Science Laboratory

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers consider the role of ethics in science lab procedures. In this ethics lesson, students explore a scenario that requires them to record their reactions to the case and the conduct of high schoolers in the case who alter...
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Lessons to be Learned: The Importance of Attribution, Accuracy, and Honesty

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students investigate real world examples of media law issues. In this media law instructional activity, students read Janet Cooke’s feature and respond to the writing. Students read articles by Stephen Glass to highlight facts in need of...
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Ethics and Hazelwood: What Journalists Should and Can Write

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students explore the code of ethics in journalism. In this journalism ethics lesson, students use Hazelwood and Tinker to explore journalism ethics. Students compare ethics of journalists and pirates, read a related article, write their...
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Ethics and the World of Medicine

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine the ethical issues and concerns that emerge in the medical field.  In this Ethics lesson, 9th graders summarize the foundations that shape individual professional, and institutional positions.  Students practice...
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Handling Discrepancies

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders study the different ways students handle discrepancies.  In this Physics lesson, 11th graders perform a laboratory experiment with resistors.  Students discuss the ethical issues it raises. 
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Death and Dying

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine religious rituals and ceremonies surrounding death and dying.  In this cultural studies lesson, 9th graders explore end-of-life care in the United States and consider ways it might be improved.
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Targeting Faith When It Counts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the relationship between politics and religion. In this religion and ethics lesson, students examine hyperlinks created by their instructor from the suggested sites list. High schoolers research the websites for...