The supplement's six modules each contain three 45-minute class periods of lessons on a specific issue

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Lesson Objectives
1. Bioethics Concepts and Skills Introduce students to a new model for examining bioethical issues. Apply this model to two cases involving the use of enhancements in sports.
2. Balancing Individual and Community Claims: Establishing State Vaccination Policies Determine and justify a position that balances individual rights against the best interests of a school community.
3. Allocating Scarce Resources: The Case of Organ Transplantation Apply bioethics concepts to scenarios involving the allocation of donated organs.
4. Weighing Benefits and Harms: Ethical Issues in Genetic Testing Recognize the harms and benefits of genetic testing by studying cases that have implications for confidentiality, privacy, and self-determination.
5. Research Ethics: The Power and Peril of Human Experimentation Understand the widespread benefits of medical research on humans as well as the ethical challenges and risks of participating in such research.
6. Modifying the Natural World: Human Responsibilities toward Animals Examine human responsibilities to animals and analyze whether respect for persons should be extended to other species.