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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...

Case Study: Buying Medicines Online

In this resource students apply ethical values to a hypothetical situation. A range of medicines are available to order on the internet, either with or without a prescription. The resource begins by summarising relevant legislation and looking at what medicines are often bought online. Students are then given a...

Case Study: Genetic Profiling

In this resource students look at the ethical issues surrounding the ability of people to pay for a DNA analysis service to find out their personal susceptibility to certain diseases and conditions. The resource gives information about genetic conditions which can be profiled in this way. It then gives a scenario...

The Ethics of Personalised Healthcare

In this resource students consider the ethical values of personalised healthcare. The Council reported that there are five widely acknowledged ethical values are identified that should be taken into consideration when weighing up the potential harms and benefits of developments in personalised healthcare:

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