Consumer Concerns and Ethical Issues: Ethical Dilemmas

Ethical Dilemmas: HS.24 : Critical Thinking Skills (all,IA) (PDF) | (PPT)

Use the critical thinking guidelines to lead students through a discussion about the ethical dilemmas involved with GMOs. Challenge students to remove themselves from their own emotions to see all sides.

Ethical Dilemmas: HS.11 : Understanding Beliefs and Belief Systems (all,IA) (PDF) | (PPT)

Interest approach directly ties to an ethical dilemma. Compare the ethical dilemmas facing biotechnology to those they face in their own lives as it correlates to their belief systems and personal beliefs.

Ethical Dilemmas: HS.88 : Using Key Messages (1,2,3) (PDF) | (PPT)

After discussing the ethical dilemmas of bio-tech use the LK to develop the key messages needed to inform and persuade others. Have students write and give a short speech on why we should or shouldnt pursue GMOs.