Lesson 5, What Kind of Research Should Our Government Support?
Students examine research ethics. In this scientific research ethics lesson, students examine hypothetical research scenarios and determine which proposals should be funded with tax dollars.
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What Kind Of Research Should Our Government Support?
Students are assigned to research review groups, which have to decide which of the proposals to fund. The teacher then leads a discussion focusing on the ethical issues raised in the reasons given for each group's decisions.
11th - 12th English Language Arts