Genetic Principles: Possibilities and Morality

Possibilities and Morality: HS.34 : The Consequences of Ethics (1,2) (PDF) | (PPT)

Have students develop two lists: 1) a list of rules for the classroom; and 2) a list of rules that cover biotechnology. Discuss how ethical issues determine the lists.

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

Discuss where GMOs could possibly go in the future (human cloning) and open a discussion with students on how far we should go. Ask students why we should or shouldnt pursue cloning. Use the LK to identify students core values.

Possibilities and Morality: HS.98 : Brainstorming Solutions (all,IA) (PDF)

Brainstorm the possibilities of future genetically engineered products. Brainstorm their benefits and barriers as they relate to a chosen topic.