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26 reviewed resources for medical technology and 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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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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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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A Brave New World?

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the way emerging medical technologies contribute to desirable and undesirable outcomes. They read and discuss news articles and editorials, and conduct Internet research. Students contribute to a Web Log, and...
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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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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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Amazon Adventure: A Case Study in Medical Technology and Bioethics

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students explore a case study. They use problem solving skills to determine initial procedures or experiments necessary slow disease and develop a drug. Students examine FDA drug approval procedures. They consider environmental and...
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Ethics and the World of Medicine

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students 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. Students...
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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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Genetic Engineering

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss the risks and benefits associated with biotechnology. In this biotechnology lesson, students discuss the role of genes in the body and brainstorm ethical issues relating to biotechnology. They read about an ethical issue...
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A Brave New World?

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders use medical technologies and protocols to debate certain innovations. In this technology lesson students research biotechnology and publish their findings.
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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. In this ethics lesson plan, students research selected bioethics issues and discuss their risks and benefits. Students present their research findings to...
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Are We Ready for Neo-Evolution

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
As technology and medicine continue to make huge leaps, the days of choosing our own genes or the genetic traits of our offspring are right around the corner. Harvey Fineberg takes a look at some of the potential pathways humans may take...
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TSA Chapter Team (Written & Oral)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify and describe how technology is how humans modify the world around them to meet their needs and wants or to solve problems and extend their capability. They also identify how communication, electrical, fluid,...
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Family Budget

For Teachers 8th - 12th
This is a great outline for creating a spreadsheet based on using information found online. Learners can search the web and find current information about the costs for food, rent, childcare, medical expenses, car payments, utilities,...
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Ethical Decision Making in Biology

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore a model that illustrates the spread of HIV through an adolescent population. Acting in the role of epidemiologists, students explore the dilemmas of HIV infection presented by a simulation. Students produce a play, skit,...
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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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Who Owns Rights to Pharmacogenetic Information?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students develop an understanding of the rationale of ownership over scientific information. They research commercial applications of DNA sequences. They analyze how to evaluate medical ethics issues.
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Bioethical Issues

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze and evaluate the implications of medical ethics by investigating internet resources and current bioethical issues. This lesson requires computers and internet access.
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What You Don't Know Won't Hurt You

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students critically analyze video news reporting about a small towns first positive test to the HIV virus that leads to AIDS. They analyze the clip, discussing the ethical, medical, and moral issues raised.
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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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Human Cloning, Genetic Engineering and Privacy

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Review the aspects of human cloning and the moral issues associated with it. Individually, your students will keep a list of the articles related to this issue and research issues related to the ethic issues people are concerned with....
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Innovations in Obstetrics and Pediatrics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers study the history in obstetrics and pediatrics.  In this investigative lesson students research and present information about winners of the Nobel Prize. 
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Bioethics: Where the Future May Take Us

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate bioethical issues. In this bioethical issues instructional activity, students research gene cloning, imaging technologies, transplantation, and other bioethical issues. Students share their finding with their...