We found 208 resources with the concept ethics
An Introduction to Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Discover Aristotle's view of happiness, or eudaimonia, with a short video that analyzes the Greek philosopher's Nicomachean Ethics. An applicable example of finding the golden mean when pursuing happiness connects ancient Greek...
An Introduction to Friedrich Nietzsche’s Beyond Good and Evil
3 mins 11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Is God is dead? Is there no absolute truth? Do different societies have different concepts of good and evil? Introduce the ideas of Friedrich Nietzsche with a short video analysis of Nietzsche's Beyond Good and Evil.
An Introduction to Soren Kierkegaard's Fear and Trembling
4 mins 11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Talk about faith and trust. Imagine Abraham's faith and trust when God directed him to sacrifice his son Isaac. In his Fear and Trembling, Soren Kierkegaard uses the Biblical story of Abraham to talk about faith and the seeming conflict...
Everything You Need to Know to Read "Frankenstein"
5 mins 9th - 12th
It was a dark and stormy night in 1815 when Mary Shelley began drafting a ghost story in response to a competition suggest by Lord Byron. Find out more about Shelley, her life, and events that influenced what is called the first science...
Literacy in History/Social Studies: 11-12th Grade ELA Common Core
11th - 12th
Analyzing primary and secondary source materials requires a special set of skills. Readers must be able to identify the central ideas in a text, to cite evidence to support their analysis, and to evaluate the arguments put forth in a variety of sources. This collection of Common Core designed resources will help your class members develop these skills. Take a look at the attached notes for each resource to find the aligned Common Core Standards.
Your Online Persona
9th - 12th
Do your high schoolers have their own online ethics code? Guide them as they explore their moral compass of social media and internet activity. They will consider how they are represented online, what role ethics plays, create their own social media platform, and discuss the possible consequences of sexting. Everything you need is included in this five-part unit plan!
Aristotelian Appeals: Logos, Ethos, and Pathos
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How are commercials and advertisements able to convince their audience that they need to buy a certain product? Study Aristole's appeals with an engaging lesson that focuses on the use of ethos, pathos, and logos in claims and arguments.
How People Rationalize Fraud
5 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Embezzlement, pyramid schemes, false insurance claims. Why are so many inclined to commit fraud, and then convince themselves they are innocent? Discover one criminologist's explanation in the fraud triangle—pressure, opportunity, and...
What Makes Good People Do Bad Things?
11th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Phillip Zimbardo's famous Stanford Prison Experiment is the subject of Melissa Dittmann's article that considers situations that can foster brutal and even evil behavior. After reading about the conclusions researchers drew from...
Phineas Gage: Four Corners Discussion Strategy
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
How far do your pupils think we should go in the name of science? Class members respond to questions relating to chapter three of Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science and then participate in a four corners...
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas: Anticipation Guide
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Let your learners voice their opinions on morals and human rights with an anticipation guide for Asa Butterfield's The Boy in the Striped Pajamas. Before reading the novel, kids read several statements that encourage them to agree or...