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Rx for Science Literacy: Exploring Bioethics

North Carolina Association for Biomedical Research (NCABR)

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

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K-12 Educator Ended Free  

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This workshop is based on a curriculum that gives students an opportunity to grapple with some of the most challenging and engaging ethical issues our society is facing as a result of advances in the life sciences. By providing conceptual guidelines that promote careful thinking about difficult cases, the curriculum stresses the importance of presenting thoughtful and relevant reasons for considered positions on ethical issues.

The Rx for Science Literacy workshop series provides K-12 educators a unique opportunity to tour research facilities, hear from scientists about their latest research advances and take a home a free curriculum and other bioscience education materials.

 

This workshop is most applicable to high school teachers and those teaching advanced middle school students.

Incentives for attending an Rx for Science Literacy workshop include:

  • 1 unit of certification renewal credit for North Carolina-certified educators (4 hours of additional work required)
  • Free supplemental curriculum and other bioscience education materials to use in the classroom
  • Free lunch
  • Substitute teacher support (up to $80)

For details about all workshops in the Rx for Science Literacy series, visit: http://www.ncabr.org/rx.

Have questions about Rx for Science Literacy: Exploring Bioethics? Contact North Carolina Association for Biomedical Research (NCABR)

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