Science in society:

Stem cells – science and ethics

New 3rd edition

This popular booklet has been revised to include up-to-date science together with consideration of the legal and ethical issues of research using stem cells.

Designed primarily for post-16 students to use themselves, the resource also contains classroom activities.

Stem cell science and ethics (PDF 7.45MB)

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Teachers notes are also available to support the student booklet, together with documents outlining specific links to the curricula of Biology and biology-based 'A' levels, Higher and Advanced Higher courses as well as to Religious Studies, Science in Society and Religious, moral and philosophical studies courses.

Teachers' notes (PDF 3.08MB)

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Curriculum links – England (PDF 3.20MB)

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Curriculum links – Northern Ireland (PDF 1.06MB)

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Curriculum links – Scotland (PDF 3.16MB)

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Curriculum links – Wales (PDF 1.09MB)

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A vocabulary exercise is available to enable pupils to familiarise themselves with the terms used in the field of stem cell research. Pupils can check their answers by referring to the glossary in the back of the Stem cell science and ethics booklet.

Stem cell vocabulary task (PDF 311KB)

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