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© Boardworks Ltd 2004 1 of 18 Abortion and Fertility Treatment For more detailed instructions, see the Getting Started presentation. This icon indicates the slide contains activities created in Flash. These activities are not editable. This icon indicates that teacher’s notes are available in the Notes Page. This icon indicates that a useful web address is included in the Notes page.
© Boardworks Ltd 2004 2 of 18 Write a few sentences to say when you think life begins and why. When do you think life begins? Conception – when the sperm and egg meet and the cells begin to grow and divide? When the fetus looks human? When the fetus can feel? When the brain has developed? When the fetus is viable (could survive if it was born prematurely)? When the child is born? At another time?
© Boardworks Ltd 2004 3 of 18 Development of a fetus
© Boardworks Ltd 2004 4 of 18 What is abortion?
© Boardworks Ltd 2004 5 of 18 Write a paragraph to say if you think abortion should be legal. You could either say ‘yes’ or ‘no’ or ‘only in certain circumstances’. Explain why you think this. The lesser of two evils Some people believe that abortion is wrong because the fetus is alive and abortion kills it. However, they may say that, in some circumstances, although abortion is a bad thing it is better than allowing the pregnancy to continue. An example would be if the mother’s life was in danger if she continued with the pregnancy; it might be better to kill the fetus and save the mother rather than allow them both to die. This means that they choose the ‘lesser of two evils’ – neither is good but they choose the one that will cause the least harm.
© Boardworks Ltd 2004 6 of 18 Is abortion legal? Before 1968 abortion was illegal in Britain. Many women went to ‘back-street abortionists’ who carried out abortions in poor conditions. This was very dangerous and so, in 1967, a law was brought in to legalize abortion and protect vulnerable women. This law came into effect in 1968. The 1967 Abortion Act said that abortion is legal if: two doctors agree that it is necessary the fetus is not viable, i.e. before 24 weeks. The doctors have to consider the following things: would the baby be born with a physical or mental handicap? if the woman continued with the pregnancy would it endanger her life, health or mental health? if the mother had the baby, might it cause suffering for a member of the family who is already alive?
© Boardworks Ltd 2004 7 of 18 The 1967 Act said that the latest date for an abortion was to be 28 weeks. In 1990 the date for abortions was reduced to 24 weeks. Some people believe that it should be much lower than this because medical techniques are much more advanced now and it is possible for a baby to survive if born earlier than this if it has the proper medical attention. There is no limit to the date at which an abortion can be carried out if the baby might be handicapped or if the pregnancy threatens the health of the mother.
© Boardworks Ltd 2004 8 of 18 Do you think that the father has as much right as the mother to decide whether or not to abort a baby? Write a dialogue between a couple – she wants an abortion and he does not – what might they say to justify their points of view? A doctor or nurse does not have to carry out or help to carry out abortions if they do not want to. The father has no legal right when it comes to abortion. He cannot object and does not even have to be consulted.
© Boardworks Ltd 2004 9 of 18 Christians believe that all people are made ‘in the image of God’. They believe that their ‘body is a temple’ which has God’s spirit in it, and that every life was planned by God and so is a gift from him. The term ‘sanctity of life’ means that life is holy and should be respected. Christians believe that they should try to preserve life, not destroy it. The sanctity of life When does life begin? Are all lives of equal value? These are issues that we all have to face when thinking about abortion.
© Boardworks Ltd 2004 10 of 18 Are these Bible quotes for or against abortion?
© Boardworks Ltd 2004 11 of 18 Christians and abortion – the balance
© Boardworks Ltd 2004 12 of 18 What the Christian Churches think
© Boardworks Ltd 2004 13 of 18 What the Christian Churches think
Abortion Part Four. Abortion It is an ethical issue. It is a debate about what is morally right & wrong. Religious teaching says that the life of the.
Abortion Facts Which ones are the most surprising ?
EARLY LIFE Lo: To review the topic on Early life.
Early Life SHENAL, LUKE AND ANEEK. Key terms Viability: when the baby can survive outside the womb- early as 24(debatable) weeks Abortion: the deliberate.
Early Life ‘Pub’ Quiz 1.What act does this statement define? “the premature exit of the foetus from the womb” 2.What is the legal limit for an abortion.
Why are Christians often opposed to euthanasia? Most Christians are opposed to euthanasia. Some Christians accept that passive euthanasia is.
© Boardworks Ltd of 18 Animal Testing These icons indicate that teacher’s notes or useful web addresses are available in the Notes Page. For more.
ABORTIONL.O. To explain your own view on abortion and show awareness of different views. Starter: Write a sentence or two outlining your view on abortion.Write.
Religion and Early Life Revision. Development of a foetus 2 weeks (14 days) Eyes, ears & nose are forming 2.5 weeks (18 days) Heart starts beating 4 weeks.
Religion and Early Life By Rishi, Conrad and Max.
Quality of life, Why should what many people see as a happy event bring to others the prospect of misery? What issues concerning the following need to.
Aim: to explore the rights of those involved in pregnancy Starter: Explain what the law teaches us about abortion. 3 marks.
© Boardworks Ltd of 19 Euthanasia and Suicide These icons indicate that teacher’s notes or useful web addresses are available in the Notes Page.
Many people see the birth of a new child as the greatest moment of their lives. DNA is set and a potential human life has begun to form Life is a gift.
Abortion and Euthanasia. Sanctity of Life All people a precious gift from God, every person is of equal worth to God also A human’s age, health or ability.
Matters of Life and Death Abortion The planned termination of a pregnancy.
Abortion Part Two. However there are some things that are more difficult to agree on and these are.
CHRISTIAN MORAL DECISION MAKING Different Christian Perspectives and their application to abortion.
Abortion. What you need to know: What an abortion is. What the law says about abortions. When you think life begins. When various religious traditions.
Abortion What has that got to do with me? Pro Life Pro Choice What has that got to do with RE?
A question of Abortion. Scenarios MaryJaneSusan Click on the image to learn more about the scenario.
© Boardworks Ltd of 5 Drugs These icons indicate that teacher’s notes or useful web addresses are available in the Notes Page. This icon indicates.
A question of Abortion. ©Paul Hopkins Scenarios MaryJaneSusan Click on the image to learn more about the scenario.
A) What do Christians believe about abortion? (8 Marks) Who Because And or but.. One Side Who Because And or but.. One Side.
Animal Testing These icons indicate that teacher’s notes or useful web addresses are available in the Notes Page. For more detailed instructions, see the.
Early Life By Anand, Lewis and Adil. Key Issues: The beginning of life 1)When does life begin? Is it at conception, when the egg and sperm fuse? Is it.
Abortion Rae, Moral Choices, ch. 5. Legal Background Roe v. Wade (1973) –A woman has a constitutional right to an abortion. Abortion “on demand” during.
Abortion The Roman Catholic Church are against Abortion they believe that life begins when the sperm meets the egg. In 1930 the Catholic Church decided.
Abortion Aug The history of British abortion law Made Illegal in the 19th century. Before then Common Law had allowed abortion before quickening.
© Boardworks Ltd of 17 Attitudes towards War These icons indicate that teacher’s notes or useful web addresses are available in the Notes Page.
Attitudes to Abortion. Pro-life Abortion is always wrong. The foetus is a potential human being with the right to life. All alternatives to abortion.
What is abortion? Why do people disagree about it?
1. Explain the difference between AID and AIH 4 KU 2. ‘Using another man’s sperm apart from your husband’s is adulterous’. How far do you agree or disagree.
Infertility treatment among Religions masturbation is a sin” Do you agree with this catholic statement? Why would someone disagree with you.
Exam Technique. Part A Question: What is Resurrection What marks would you give these answers? It is the name of the gathering that happens after a funeral.
Health Ethics and Law Ethics HHSM 306 Shari’ah and Islamic Medical Ethics.
IndexVocabularyWhat is IVFThe LawStatistics Christianity and Fertility Worries Christian Attitudes to Fertility Treatment Vocabulary The Law What is IVF?
Sanctity of Life In how many ways could the life of this child have/ be ended? Why should it be protected? For how long ? In all circumstances?
Anagrams Find your folder and a piece of scrap paper Take a seat Find as many words as possible using the letters from the word Euthanasia A sweet for.
© Boardworks Ltd of 19 What is euthanasia? Euthanasia means ‘easy death’. Euthanasia is helping someone to die to ease their suffering, especially.
Abortion Baby at 4 1/2 months. What is Abortion? Abortion is the termination of pregnancy before the fetus is capable of survival.
Twenty Questions Matters of Life & Death Twenty Questions
1a babies died by abortion (UK) each month 4000 each week 600 every day 98% “social abortions” 26% repeat abortions 85 had already had at.
Jeremiah 1:5 – Genesis 1:26 – Genesis 2:7 – Ecclesiastes 4:3 Find and explain.
What views do people have about abortion? Is it right or wrong? When does life begin?
Skills needed to answer the questions.. 12 mark questions! Use evidence and reasoned argument to express and evaluate Personal responses Religious opinions.
Why Christians believe in life after death The resurrection of Jesus for Christians proves that there is life after death. Jesus tells Christians they.
CATHOLIC VIEWS ON ABORTION. 1 The Catholic Church opposes and condemns any and all direct abortions. Even pregnancies that result from rape, incest, and.
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