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ERIC Number: EJ530670
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1076-2175
A Brave New World: Students Debate Ethics of Biotechnology.
Barksdale, Francia
Gifted Child Today Magazine, v19 n2 p28-29,42 Mar-Apr 1996
This article describes an interdisciplinary classroom project in which ninth graders simulate a "World Council on Genetic Technology." Students in small groups take on the persona and interests of individuals from specific countries in the group effort to develop a covenant for regulating the use of biotechnology. The benefits of having gifted students engage in ethical debates are noted. (CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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