User Guide for Science Educators

The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues (Bioethics Commission) has developed educational materials for use in traditional and nontraditional educational settings.

The purpose of this guide is to highlight the most relevant materials for science educators at the undergraduate and high school levels to illustrate how they might be integrated into science courses. This list is not exhaustive; rather, it is meant to serve as a quick reference to some of the most relevant materials.

The webinar Multidisciplinary Implementation of Bioethics Commission Education Materials demonstrates how topic-based modules can be employed in various disciplines, including the science classroom.

Download the guide here.


Ethically Sound Episodes

The Bioethics Commission has launched a new podcast series entitled Ethically Sound.  

Each podcast is playable direct online from the link(s) below or from SoundCloud, iTunes or the Ethically Sound Playlist on Youtube.  Follow the hashtag #EthicallySound for launch announcements.

Safeguarding Children

Ethics and Ebola

Anticipate and Communicate

Privacy & Progress

Gray Matters

New Directions

Moral Science

Ethically Impossible

Bioethics for Every Generation

Charting a Path Forward

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