Student activity: Using ethical frameworks
Nature of Science
This worksheet describes five commonly used ethical frameworks and provides focus questions to help scaffold student thinking. You can enter your own ethical issue, choose one or more of the ethical frameworks and have students answer the questions individually or in groups.
Before attempting this activity it is recommended that you explore the ethical issue and ethical thinking with your students to establish a foundation for informed decision-making.
This resource provides a structured framework for scaffolding student thinking about an ethical issue.
Ethical frameworks, ethical thinking, consequentialism, rights and responsibilities, virtue ethics, multiple perspectives, autonomy.
- 30 August 2011