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Author Slesnick, Irwin L
Title Clones, Cats, and Chemicals : Thinking Scientifically about Controversial Issues
Imprint Arlington, VA : National Science Teachers Association, 2004
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Introduction -- Here Come the Clones (T) -- Here Come the Clones (S) -- Cats and Their Impact on Wildlife Populations (T) -- Cats: What's the Dilemma? (S) -- Stem Cell Transplants (T) -- Should Embryonic Stem Cell Research and Transplants be Permitted? (S) -- Chemical and Biological Weapons of Mass Destruction (T) -- Can New Incapacitation Weapons Lead to Human Warfare? (S) -- Robotic Versus Manned Space Travel (T) -- Space Exploration: Man or Machine? (S) -- Genetic Screening (T) -- Should We Genetically Screen Newborns? (S) -- Violence in the Media (T) -- Violence on Television: How Much Is Too Much? (S) -- Managed Retreat (T) -- Managed Retreat: How Does It Work? (S) -- To Hunt or Not to Hunt (T) -- Should Modern Humans Hunt? (S) -- A Closer Look at the Lottery (T) -- The Lottery: Is It Really Worth It? (S) -- Index
Clones, Cats, and Chemicals examines 10 dilemmas from the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, Earth science, technology, and mathematics and helps you challenge students to confront scientific and social problems that offer few black-and-white solutions. Each question is presented in two parts: concise scientific background for teachers, and reproducible materials to guide students in debating and decision making
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Slesnick, Irwin L. Clones, Cats, and Chemicals : Thinking Scientifically about Controversial Issues Arlington, VA : National Science Teachers Association,c2004 9780873552370
Subject Medical genetics.;Science -- Public opinion.;Cats.;Games of chance (Mathematics);Hunting.;Manned space flight.;Violence in mass media
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