By Irwin L. Slesnick
Clones, Cats, and chemical substances examines 10 dilemmas from the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, Earth technology, expertise, and arithmetic and is helping you problem scholars to confront medical and social difficulties that provide few black-and-white strategies.
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Hillis, R. November 1996. Hunting and the anti’s. Available online at www. htm. 54 N AT I O N A L S C I E N C E T E A C H E R S A S S O C I AT I O N s t student Should Modern Humans Hunt? Hunters’ View C L O N E S , C ATS , AND CHEMICALS Getty Images H unting is a sport for men and women who use their historical rights to stalk and shoot game for food and trophy as part of their cherished outdoor experience. Such hunters as Teddy Roosevelt and John Audubon began wildlife management. Contrary to what anti-hunting activists claim, game management is currently and primarily supported by hunters’ license fees and special taxes on arms and ammunition.
The risks of manned space flight are tremen- C L O N E S , C ATS , AND CHEMICALS dous in lives. In unmanned space flights risks are marginal. Manned space flights yield too little useful information compared with what instruments reveal to us by telemetry. A manned flight must return, while robotic flights can go on and on. Manned flights are strongly influenced by the race for glory, sending the stars and stripes on an adventure into space…and the publicity increases when the astronauts run into trouble.
Never before has a nation’s mind’s eyes been so filled with full color images of violence as we have today. What does the child’s eye see? On American television, the elementary school child can see 8,000 murders and another 100,000 acts of violence. By the time the youth turns 18, he or she will have witnessed 40,000 murders. Does the exposure to all of this have no effect on the child because the child knows it is not real? Or does the child not always distinguish acting from reality? The distinction between responsible and irresponsible portrayal of violence is the debate over media violence.