Exploring Bioethics - A New Model for
This Web Seminar took place on March 26, 2009, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern
Time. Presenting was
High School Teacher from Brookline HS in Massachusetts. Ms. Crane has extensive
experience with the curriculum created by NIH and EDC and gave participants an overview
of some of the curriculum modules.
The PowerPoint, related resources from the NSTA Learning Center, and web links from
the presentation are now contained in the above resource collection. Clicking on
the collection link will place it in your Learning Center, My Library, neatly organized
under the My Resource Collections tab.
This is the first of two Web Seminars scheduled as a follow-up to the NIH: Exploring
Bioethics – A New Model for Classroom Instruction Symposium that took place
at the NSTA National Conference on Science Education in New Orleans, LA. In this
program, Liz Crane presented specific examples of the NIH and EDC developed curriculum
for teaching bioethics in the high school classroom. Participants responded to a
variety of prompts used with students and discussed the pedagogy for using the curriculum
with their students.
Twenty-seven (27) participants were present at the live Web Seminar in addition
to the presenter and NSTA staff. Participating educators represented the states
of Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey,
New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Texas.
Seminar participants received one of the NSTA SciGuides. A certificate of attendance was deposited into participants My PD Record and Certificates area in the NSTA Learning Center for completing the evaluation form at the end of the program.
Here are some comments provided by the participants at the end of the Web Seminar:
- “I can use this information ...esp. the idea of sticky notes on the board for
- “Great ideas on engaging students in worthwhile discussions!”
- “The content gave me some insight on how to bring the topic of bioethics into
- “I learned a lot of new perspectives in regards to Bioethics.”
Thanks to the participants and the presenter for the learning opportunity, the interactions,
and a job well done!
For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Underwritten in part by the National Institutes of Health.