Bioethics Teacher Resources

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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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...
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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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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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Bioethics: Debates in Human Genetics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers, 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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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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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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Albert Sabin and Bioethics: Testing at the Chillicothe Federal Reformatory

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Do the ends justify the means? Getting a drug approved in the US is a long and involved process. But at some point out, it involves testing on humans. The ethics of such testing is the focus of a resource that uses Dr. Albert Sabin's...
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Biotechnological Issues and Bioethics

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Culminate a bioethics unit with the implementation of a lesson that incorporates the Socratic method to encourage class feedback and participation. Pupils participate in a discussion on bioethics and morality, complete a writing seminar,...
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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, 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 plan is only for mature audiences, as it deals with rape and other sensitive topics, but it is...
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Bioethics

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students are introduced to the issues surrounding bioethics and begin to discover how some of these values can influence decision making. The exciting part of this lesson is the constructivist method used to engage students of all...
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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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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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Amazon Adventure: a Case Study in Medical Technology And Bioethics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners test problem-solving skills, the ability to see connections, and the ability to draw conclusions and inferences from information provided in a case study. Given a case study, they formulate a procedure and draw conclusions.
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Decision Making and Bioethics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students demonstrate an ability to apply their knowledge of genetic engineering. They use decision making strategies to recommend a decision concerning the future use of genetic engineering in humans.
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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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