Posted by: crisdiaz24 | March 2, 2017

Designer babies? Video Activity

DESIGNER BABIES?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ixEDLa3Jlc

 

  1. PGD was created to screen for _____________________.
  2. It was then used for ___________________.
  3. By next year eye-colour will have been determined with an 80% _____________________.
  4. Dr Jeffrey Steinberg is a pioneer in _____________________.
  5. Kirsten and Matt Landon used Dr Steinbers’s clinic to select _____________________.
  6. Most people support PGD when it comes to _____________________ serious diseases.
  7. Dr Steinberg is in favour of using technology for _____________________.
  8. Dr Caplan thinks we will be able to choose certain characteristics just because we will have a(n) _____________________ for them.
  9. Dr Caplan disagrees with the idea that a doctor has the obligation to offer his patients the possibility to choose if the technology is ______________________.
  10. Dr Caplan wonders if everything is ____________________ at the fertility clinic.
  11. Dr Caplan thinks we should not be offered genetic choices without some _____________________.
  12. The extent to which we design our babies will be one of the _____________________ in the next ten – fifteen years.

 

KEY

 

  1. DISEASE
  2. GENDER SELECTION
  3. ACCURACY RATE
  4. IN-VITRO FERTILISATION
  5. THE SEX OF THEIR DAUGHTER
  6. ELIMINATING
  7. COSMETIC REASONS
  8. TASTE / PREFERENCE
  9. AVAILABLE
  10. FOR SALE / A CASH BUSINESS
  11. COUNSELLING
  12. BIGGEST ISSUES
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