The Human Geonome Project Structured Controversy
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High schoolers debate government funding of the Human Genome Project. In this ethics lesson, students use the stuctured controversy framework to research the opposing viewpoints regarding project funding.
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Debating Controversial Issues: Integrating Science and Current Events
In order to give young scientists experience with critical thinking skills, introduce them to a current controversy and prepare them to debate. Choose a topic, such as genetically modified organisms, and assign groups to represent...
9th - 12th Science
Climate Change: The Debate — A Structured Controversy
There is more carbon dioxide in our atmosphere now than there has been at any point in the last 800,000 years! The last lesson plan in the series of five allows pairs to show what they have learned by defending the stance on climate...
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
What Did Dogs Teach Humans About Diabetes? diseases
For thousands of years people recognized the symptoms of diabetes, but it wasn't until the early twentieth century that a treatment was finally discovered. This video explores the Nobel Prize winning scientists' whose work with canines...
4 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable