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					Honesty and Ethics in
  the Science Lab



   By Shawna Hodge, Linda Peterson, and Amy Viveiros
             Ethics in the Science Classroom
                            2003
Designed for use at the
 beginning of the year

Suitablefor middle or
 high school science
 classes
       Objectives
 To introduce the concepts of
  ethics in science to the
  students.
 To demonstrate the concept of
  the importance of honest data
  reporting
Day One
    How does it fall?
     Let me count the
     time
    Mystery Columns
    Welcome to the
     Chemistry
     Classroom!
    Welcome to the
     Biology Classroom!
            Day One
 Five   Fictional Mini-Case Studies
   Teacher Models First One
   Small Groups of Students Each
    Examine One Case Study
   Class Discussion of all Five Case
    Studies
WHICH ONE
 WERE YOU
TEMPTED TO
  DO???
           Day Two
 Review  of Honesty in the
  Classroom
 Introduction of Values and Ethics
  in Science Laboratories
 Review of Ethical Vocabulary
  used in worksheets
                Day Two
   Case Study #1:            Case Study #2:
     Fictional                 Historical
     Fraud in Science          Millikan’s Work
     Omitting Data             Omitting Data
     E. coli in tobacco        Oil Drop
      plants                     Experiment
                                     Day Two
Follow-up Case Studies: Ethical Discussion Worksheet   Main Argument FOR:              Main Argument AGAINST:

The Issue:




Team Members FOR

1.                   2.                                List possible solutions:
Team Members AGAINST

1.                        2.
 Relevant Facts



                                                       Common ground reached:

 Stakeholders and their primary concerns:




                                                        Developed by Rosetta Lee, Seattle Girl’s School, 2003
                                                        used with permission
           Extensions
   Questions following either Case Study
    may be used as:
     Additional discussion generators
     Homework assignments
     Springboard to future lessons on Ethics
            Credits
 T.Goldfarb and M. Pritchard
 Hastings Center
 Rosetta Lee
 NWABR Staff
 Thank you to the lead teachers and
  everyone involved in making this
  week UNFORGETTABLE!

				
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