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Author Slesnick, Irwin L.

Title Clones, cats, and chemicals : thinking scientifically about controversial issues / by Irwin L. Slesnick
Published Arlington, Va. : National Science Teachers Association, 2004

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Description 1 online resource (viii, 72 pages) : illustrations
Contents Here come the clones -- Cats and their impact on wildlife populations -- Stem cell transplants -- Chemical and biological weapons of mass destruction -- Robotic versus manned space travel -- Genetic screening -- Violence in the media -- Managed retreat -- Should modern man hunt? -- Do mathematically literate people play the numbers (lottery)?
Summary Clones, Cats, and Chemicals examines 10 dilemmas from the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, Earth science, technology, and mathematics and helps you challenge students to confront scientific and social problems that offer few black-and-white solutions. Each question is presented in two parts: concise scientific background for teachers, and reproducible materials to guide students in debating and decision making
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Medical genetics.
Science -- Public opinion
Cats.
Games of chance (Mathematics)
Hunting.
Manned space flight.
Violence in mass media.
Genetics, Medical
Cats
games of chance.
hunting.
Felis domesticus (species)
SCIENCE -- Philosophy & Social Aspects.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Social Aspects.
Cats
Games of chance (Mathematics)
Hunting
Manned space flight
Medical genetics
Science -- Public opinion
Violence in mass media
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2004013337
ISBN 9781933531793
1933531797
9780873552370
0873552377
1281758213
9781281758217