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Ethics in Science: stem cells research: Resources

Resources to support the Year 8 research study into the ethics of using stem cells.

What are stem cells?

Encyclopedia Britannica

How are embryonic stem cells harvested?

This animated video is from the Khan Academy. Watch the first five minutes to gain an understanding of the role of stem cells.

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Stem Cell Basics

Embryonic stem cells

Diagram

Scientific explanation

Ethics

(Picture credit: http://www.eurostemcell.org/stem-cell-factsheets​)