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54 resources with the concept bioethics

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Population Genetics Video
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Population Genetics
Defining Gravity Video
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Defining Gravity
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Understanding Bias

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
The resources in the Confronting Bias: Ethics in the Classroom collection focus on understanding bias, experiencing bias and addressing bias. The 11 videos and interactives in the Understanding Bias segment are designed to help educators...
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Gene Therapy: Molecular Bandage?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The five lessons in the Gene Therapy: Molecular Bandage unit explore the expanding field of gene therapies. Using a fun role-play activity, pupils act like viruses and cells to demonstrate how viruses recognize a target cell. They learn...
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Equality & Human Rights Commission: Secondary Lesson Plans

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A collection of 12 instructional activities helps young people develop the five core social and emotional learning competencies identified by CASEL. Videos, slides, activities, games, news articles, and discussions target life skills. In...
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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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Direct-to-consumer Genetic Testing

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
If you knew that you were likely to develop Alzheimer's disease in your future, how would it affect your life in the meantime? This and other similar thought-provoking questions are discussed in a lesson plan about the availability of...
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DNA, Crime and Law Enforcement

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Civil rights meets biotechnology in a instructional activity that scrutinizes the collection of DNA of citizens who have been arrested, but not yet convicted of a crime. Real-life cases are examined in which the DNA of a relative was...
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Personalized Medicine

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Genetics learners read an article and watch a video about personalized medicine and the hope it holds for treating patients more specifically than doctors currently are able to. They research, design, and produce a brochure about the...
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Genetics, history and the American Eugenics Movement

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A poignant 20-slide show introduces high schoolers to the amazing accomplishments of genomics and raises the question of eugenics. This lesson is only for mature audiences, as it deals with rape and other sensitive topics, but it is...
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Genes, Environment and Genetic Complexity: Aggression in Humans

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The highlight of this lesson plan is a 53-minute investigative video, Can Science Stop Crime?" The question asked is whether or not aggressive behavior is caused by genetic factors. The answer has to do with genetic complexity, the...
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Genetics and Reproduction

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Disease prevention or designer babies? Use a set of slides to introduce the growing practice of preimplantation genetic diagnosis, or PGD. Teens read related articles and then break into groups to address different scenarios. Afterward,...
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Learning From Animals

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Is all research on animals bad? Learners use a video to understand how animal research benefits humans. Pupils read about a drug modification turned deadly and the result of the 1938 Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. Scholars use a...
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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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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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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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Unit 4: Bioethics and the Future of Biotechnology

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What's the future of biotechnology? Explore a hot topic in the fourth and final unit in a series of Biotechnology lessons. Learners develop an understanding of the many issues in bioethics, then create an argument for or against the role...
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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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Should We Grow Human Organs In Pigs?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How can pigs save lives? Examine the possibility of growing human organs from stem cells introduced into pig embryos. Learners discover the similarities and differences between pig and human organs, how stem cells function to create...
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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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Glowing Rats and Extreme Genetic Engineering

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
An example of extreme genetic engineering is modified salmon, which are genetically altered to grow twice their size and swim twice as fast — and they're probably in grocery stores already! The video explores synthetic biology or the...
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Human Cloning: Is it Biological Plagiarism?

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Is cloning good or harmful? Help your class understand the risks and benefits as they read, research, and discuss human cloning. Individuals form teams, research information, and present to the class before concluding with an in-depth...
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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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Genetics, Jobs and Your Rights

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Your class will read an overview of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, passed in 2008 and address the question of whether or not genetic information should be used to influence our career paths. In jigsaw style, they then are...
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Protecting Athletes with Genetic Conditions: Sickle Cell Trait

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Should school and professional teams test athletes for sickle cell trait? Will it protect them by providing knowledge or lead to discrimination by not allowing them to participate in sports? After learning about this genetic disorder,...