ERIC Number: EJ469612
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
The Continuum: A Teaching Strategy for Science and Society Issues.
Hendrix, Jon R.
American Biology Teacher, v55 n3 p178-80 Mar 1993
Describes a decision-making lesson where students rank genetic defects and syndromes from least to most severe. Students are then asked to draw a line in the continuum where they would not feel obligated to support the life, or in the case of an in utero life, maintain the pregnancy. (PR)
Descriptors: Bioethics, Biology, College Science, Congenital Impairments, Decision Making, Genetics, High Schools, Higher Education, Learning Activities, Moral Values, Science Activities, Science and Society, Science Education, Science Instruction, Scientific Concepts, Secondary School Science, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A