95 percent of ancient Ohio was forested. But centuries ago there were also small regions of prairie. Tall grasses and wildflowers were part of the prairie ecology and so were bison. Researchers near Columbus are trying to reestablish a prairie / bison ecosystem.
Teaching Bio-Ethics Through Dramatic Inquiry
Subject: the ethics of transplants
Essential Question: Who should receive a transplant?
- Emphasizing how peopleâ€™s use of rhetoric effects how peopleâ€™s ideas are judged
- Roles: Members of hospital board, doctors who are advocating for their respective patients
- Roles shift to allow different perspectives
- Dramatic inquiry process makes students understand the entire decision-making process from multiple perspectives
Teacher â€“ Matt Freeman, High School Science (anatomy)