ERIC Number: EJ635886
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
To Spray or Not To Spray? A Debate Over DDT.
Dinan, Frank J.; Bieron, Joseph F.
Journal of College Science Teaching, v31 n1 p32-36 Sep 2001
Presents an activity in which students grapple with the complex issues surrounding the use of DDT to control malaria which affects millions of people in developing nations. Considers risk/benefit analysis and the pre-cautionary principle, two techniques used when making policy decisions involving the impact of science and technology on society. (Contains 12 references.) (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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