Lesson 19, The Race for the Double Helix

TitleLesson 19, The Race for the Double Helix
Publication TypeWeb Article
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsAngell, S, Brandeau, M, Baglivi, J, Loesing, M, Dana, T, Waszmer, J, Gelinas, P
Corporate AuthorsNational Academy of Engineering, OEC
Series TitleEthics in the Science Classroom
PublisherNational Academy of Engineering, Online Ethics Center
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsAuthorship , BIOLOGY , Collaboration , data management , Diversity , GENETICS , Informed Consent , SCIENCE
AbstractThis is a model lesson plan for instructors who are interested in integrating ethics into the middle or high school level science classes. This lesson is designed to explore several common ethics/values issues related to the behavior of research scientists, while reinforcing students' understanding of the relationship between the structure of the DNA molecule and the biology of protein synthesis.
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