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268 resources with the concept ethics

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Teaching Ethics in Scholastic Journalism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
New ReviewEvents in recent years have underscored the importance of a free and independent press in a democracy. Young journalists engage in lessons about the function of journalism in a democratic society, practice the steps of Bok's Ethical...
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My Dream of Martin Luther King

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th Standards
Conduct a book study of the story, My Dream of Martin Luther King by Faith Ringgold. Followng a read-aloud, scholars take part in philosophical discussions covering the topics of freedom, equality, race, and heroes. 
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Farming and Environmental Issues

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Forming 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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100 Years of Solitude, Part 2

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Part 2 of the Crash Course Literature focused on One Hundred Years of Solitude looks at Gabriel Garcia Marquez's story as a reflection of Latin America's history of colonialism and exploitation by corporations.
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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...