Lesson 20, Reporting Data

TitleLesson 20, Reporting Data
Publication TypeWeb Article
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsZopf, KM
Corporate AuthorsNational Academy of Engineering, OEC
Series TitleEthics in the Science Classroom
PublisherNational Academy of Engineering, Online Ethics Center
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsCHEMISTRY , data management , Employer/Employee Relationships , ENVIRONMENTAL ethics , Instructional Methods , professional responsibility , SCIENCE
AbstractThis is a model lesson plan for instructors who are interested in integrating ethics into the middle or high school level science classes. Lesson 20 discusses of a fictional case study involving environmental concerns, public safety and reporting data. A college student working at a summer job monitoring pollution for a chemical company is told by his supervisor that if any of this tests show unfavorable results, his supervisor will not be happy. When he finds two tests tests that show heavy metals in the water, he wonders what he should do
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