Presentation on theme: "Should IVF be available on the NHS? What is IVF? Why do people have such different opinions about IVF? IVF covers issues that affect many people. Sometimes."— Presentation transcript:
Should IVF be available on the NHS? What is IVF? Why do people have such different opinions about IVF? IVF covers issues that affect many people. Sometimes the best way to know how someone else feels is to assume his or her point of view.
Learning intentions To understand the arguments for and against In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) To consider the social, ethical and factual issues. To think about different points of view To develop communication skills
IVF debate 1) Move into your assigned groups. 2) Take turns reading out your character card to tell the rest of the group who you are (first paragraph on your debate card). What are your initial thoughts? Is there one position you can identify with or reject? 3) Then take it in turn to read out your IVF fact. Does it change the way you think about IVF? 4) Then read out the IVF issue. Any different feelings? 5) Ask your IVF question to the character of your choice. Conclusion: I think IVF should or shouldn’t be paid for by the NHS because……
Vote Should IVF be paid for by the NHS? Why? Which arguments were the most persuasive?
Homework: Students make a poster arguing for their characters’ position.