Activity 1 - What to eat?
Sub-topic B.3 - Lipids
NOS statement 5.3 - There are many cognitive biases/fallacies of reasoning to which people are susceptible (including scientists).
Time: 10 min.
Task: With a partner, order the following parties in terms of their responsibility towards what you eat:
Extension: What factors may influence or bias each party?
Activity 2 - Is 'chemical surgery' on DNA acceptable?
Task: Read this article and make a list of ethical arguments for and against the future use of this science. The prompts below may help:
- Who could this application benefit?
- Who might argue against this approach? Why?
- Where should we draw the line in manipulating DNA?