Classroom discussion guides

Classroom Discussion Guide on Ethics and Incidental Findings

This guide provides discussion questions and topics based on the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues’ report, Anticipate and Communicate: Ethical Management of Incidental and Secondary Findings in the Clinical, Research, and Direct-to-Consumer Contexts (Anticipate and Communicate), to help instructors integrate ethics discussions into a high school or college science course.

Classroom Discussion Guide on Ethics and Neuroscience

This guide provides discussion questions and topics based on the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues’ report Gray Matters: Topics at the Intersection of Neuroscience, Ethics, and Society (Gray Matters, Vol. 2), to help instructors integrate ethics discussions into a high school or college science course.

The discussion guide presents the three topics addressed by the Bioethics Commission: 1) cognitive enhancement, 2) consent capacity, and 3) neuroscience and the courtroom. Relevant questions for classroom discussion are also provided.

Classroom Discussion Guide on Ethics and Public Health Emergencies

This guide provides discussion questions and topics based on the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues’ report, Ethics and Ebola: Public Health Planning and Response (Ethics and Ebola), to help instructors integrate ethics discussions into a high school or college science course.

The discussion guide presents two topics that explore ethical challenges for public health emergencies: 1) quarantine and isolation, and 2) clinical trials for vaccines and treatments. Relevant questions for classroom discussion are also provided.

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