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A Clone of Your Own: The Legal Issues and the Future of Genetic Engineering on Humans
Twelfth graders define cloning in their own words and examine the different types of cloning. After reading an article, they summarize it in their own words and use the internet to research the history of cloning. In groups, they...
Defining Cyberwarfare...In Hopes of Preventing It
In the future, wars will probably still happen, but they will have evolved to include new cyber techniques. But how are we going to deal with cyber threats? Ask your class to ponder this question and present the information surrounding...
4 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Cyberbullying: Effects on Teens Across the Nation
Free speech, privacy, and cyberbullying are the focus of a series of activities that cause class members to engage in discussions about these interrelated topics. They view a segment from PBS’s “Cyberbullying—Effects on Teens Across the...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
A History of Historical Perspective on the Inauguration
Explore primary sources about historical perspectives on the US presidential Inauguration. Your class views video clips, researches time-lines, and explores Internet resources concerning the Inaugural process. This lesson includes...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Who Knows? Your Privacy in the Information Age
Teach young adults how to become advocates for their privacy in the modern information age. In a series of five lessons, learners explore their beliefs and opinions about privacy vs. the actual laws regarding who has the right to access...
8th - 12th English Language Arts
Designing, Analyzing and Repeating Scientific Investigations
Ninth graders work in laboratory groups to identify the best brand of a particular product by selecting and defining properties of the product and then designing and carrying out procedures to test the selected properties. Experimental...
Legal Aspects Of Fetal Tissue Transportation
Learners investigate the current legal status of fetal tissue transplantation. Students engage in a role play discussion of a specific case study. Learners explore the ethical controversies surrounding this procedure. Students formulate...
9th - 12th Science