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Thinking

Published by the Wellcome Trust, the 'Big Picture' explores issues around biology and medicine. The human brain may be the most complex structure in the universe.

The brain is so powerful that it is attempting to understand itself, through research. New techniques have opened up ways of exploring the brain....

Sex and Gender

Published by the Wellcome Trust, this issue explores the biological basis of sex differences and the relationship between sex and gender. An activity encourages debate on the topic of sex selection.

The development of new reproductive technologies makes it possible for the first time to choose the sex of...

Climate Talk

The series of Democs resources are produced by the new economics foundation (nef). Climate talk materials help students to discuss and understand climate change. The materials contain teacher guidance, student activity sheets and information on the issues around climate change. The activity helps students to:...

Animal Experimentation

Produced by the new economics foundation (nef), this resource contains activities that help students to discuss and understand the issues around the use of animals for research. The materials contain teacher guidance, student information and a range of activities that promote discussion and debate. Students...

Climate Change

Produced by the new economics foundation (nef), this resource contains activities that help students to discuss and understand climate change and global warming. The materials contain teacher guidance, student information and a range of activities that promote discussion and debate.

Students consider the...

Vaccination Policy

Produced by the new economics foundation (nef), this resource contains activities to help students to discuss and understand the issues around childhood vaccination programmes. The materials contain teacher guidance, student information and a range of activities that promote discussion and debate.

Students...

Stem Cell Research

Produced by the new economics foundation (nef), this resource contains activities that help students to discuss and understand stem cell research. The materials contain teacher guidance, student information and a range of activities that promote discussion and debate.

Students use the materials to learn...

GM Food

This series of Democs resources are produced by the new economics foundation (nef). GM Food is an acitivity that encourages students to discuss and understand the issues around genetically modified foods. The materials contain teacher guidance, student activity sheets and information sheets.

The activities...

Medicine, Ethics and Me

Produced by the new economics foundation (nef), this resource contains activities that help students to discuss and understand issues around medical ethics. The materials contain teacher guidance, student information and a range of activities that promote discussion and debate.

Medicine, Ethics and Me is a...

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...

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