Citizen Science

The Citizen Science project was a collaboration between @Bristol's Education team, the University of Bristol, teachers and scientists. Funded by the Wellcome Trust, a series of activities engage both teachers and students in discussions about biomedical science.

This collection contains a range of teacher support materials and classroom activities that are designed to help engage students in debate about issues around advances in biomedical sciences. Through a variety of approaches, students debate, discuss and gain an understanding of topics such as:
* Alcohol and drug abuse
* Genes, genome and genetic testing
* Nanotechnology

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This resource from the Citizen Science project is designed to support Key Stage Three students in debating the social, political and health issues surrounding alcohol consumption.The social and biological effects of alcohol form an important topic for young people to discuss. The marketing of alcohol, underage...

In Vitro Fertilisation

Produced by the Citizen Science project, this pack of resources allows students to learn about and debate the issues around in vitro fertilisation (IVF). Containing teacher notes and student activity sheets, the materials will engage students to think about, express and critically evaluate IVF.

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Drugs on the Brain

Produced by the Citizen Science project, this resource engages students in debating the social, political and health issues surrounding the use of drugs.

In this activity, debate commences by introducing characters, scenarios and issues connected with drugs. Students are given opportunities to hot seat as...

Exploring Issues: a Teachers' Guide

Produced by the Citizen Science project, this teacher guidance summarises ideas on how to run successful discussions and debates within the secondary classroom. Examples illustrate how a range of techniques, such as TV chat show formats, can be used successfully.

These materials will help teachers to:...

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