Curriculum & Resources

Why Is Scientific Research Regulated?


This lesson covers scientific regulation and an overview of bioethics, as well as nuclear energy, gene editing, and a number of other hot-button issues that students will definitely have heard about in the news.

These materials were developed by ABE Master Teacher Fellow Jo-Anne Donaldson of ABE Australia as part of the ABE Master Teacher Fellowship.

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Resource Type
Teaching Materials
Appropriate Ages
Upper Secondary
Resource Topic
Biotech & Medicine
Biotech & Society
Resource Author
Jo-Anne Donaldson, ABE Australia