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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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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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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,...
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Introduction to Personal Genetics

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Adolescents have the opportunity to consider how they feel about the possibilities presented by the current availability of genetic sequencing. After some instruction, they participate in a four-corners activity in which you read a...
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The Future of Food - Introduction

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A highly informative, and thought-provoking video on the history of the growing and selling of food awaits your students. It's a topic not often covered in social studies classes, so this video could be a good addition to a unit on...
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Pandora's Box

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Some of today's technologies are controversial, in vitro fertilization being one of them. Mature high school biology classes examine the technology involved in and dilemmas created by this procedure. They play different roles in an...
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Bioethics and Effective Health Care

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High Schoolers participate in a class discussion on the ethical issues faced in the health care industry today. In groups, they develop their own definition of bioethics and role play the role of one of the various types of members of...
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Teaching Controversial Science Issues Through Law Related Education

For Teachers 7th - 9th
A set of lessons help aspiring scientists practice the critical thinking skills required for facing controversial issues such as evolution. As a group, they discuss what controversy consists of. They compare and constrast the concepts of...
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Teaching Bioethics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Use this guide for incorporating bioethics into your biology curriculum or for teaching a unit on the topic. A syllabus for an entire year is also available. The resource provides lists of online, video, and printed resources; however,...
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Commercial Surrogacy: Questions & Considerations of Parties with Vested Interests

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Teenagers explore the topic of surrogate motherhood. They examine the technology involved, types of surrogacy, interested groups, and current laws. Each collaborative group is assigned an interest group. They work together to develop...
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Bioethics: Where the Future May Take Us

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers analyze ethical issues related to technology, medicine, and reproduction. In this ethics lesson plan, students research selected bioethics issues and discuss their risks and benefits. Middle schoolers present their...
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Bioethics: Where the Future May Take Us

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate bioethical issues. In this bioethical issues lesson, students research gene cloning, imaging technologies, transplantation, and other bioethical issues. Students share their finding with their classmate and compose...
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Bioethics: Tool for Portfolio and Performance Assessment

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students, in cooperative studying groups, assume the affirmative or negative position of a particular issue (premise). They research the issue and participate in a debate. In addition, they write essays to complete a portfolio entry.
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In Search of a Land Ethic

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the theory that everything is connected to everything else. Students explore the concept of how do we put normative values on our nonhuman environment. Students investigate an ecologist and write an informational...
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Biologically Altered (B/A Fish)

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students complete a variety of activities as they examine the ethics involved in biologically altering fish. They hold a mock town meeting in which they determine whether or not a transgenic aquaculture should be allowed to locate in...
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The Mad Pursuit Search for the Structure of DNA

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Learners complete a variety of activities as they study the historical story of Rosalind Franklin not receiving credit for her contributions in discovering the structure of DNA.
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The Nash Case -- Identifying, Choosing and Using Genes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students complete a variety of exercises as they examine the case of the Nash family who conceived one child in order to provide cells that may be used in a cell transplant for a dying sibling.
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Welcome to Love Canal

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students engage in a variety of activities that address the ethical issues surrounding the Love Canal case study.
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Bioethics: Debates in Human Genetics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students, in groups, research and prepare a debate regarding various bioethical situations. After the debates, each student prepares a ortfolio outlining their own personal opinions.
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Issues and Ethics

For Teachers 9th
Awakening young scientists to the notion of ethics and its impact on developing topics, such as biotechnology, will be simple if you use this basic PowerPoint summarizing some of the current controversial practices.