Enduring Understandings
Essential Questions
Scaffolding Process
Performance Task
Adances in Science and Technology of led to....
  1. Just because we can, should we?
  2. How do societal issues effect bioethical decisions?
Day 1:
  • Video: Paul Root Wolpe: It's time to question bio-engineering
  • Discussion
Day 2: Handout
  • List of Bioethical Issues
  • Discussion: In small groups discuss each of the topics. Give examples of subtopics that would appear under each of the main topics.
Day 3:
  • Discuss each of the 13 topics with the students. With a timer. Allow 5 minutes of discussion for each topic.
  • Based on our discussion, select 6 of the 13 topics of which we will focus on in our unit.
Days 4 - 20: