7th Grade Science Debate

Should the United States legalize physician-assisted suicide/voluntary euthanasia for the terminally ill? Yes--Pro No--Con This wiki will be the site for the Con team to share research information and plan strategy for your upcoming science debate. Use the Research Pathfinder to help you identify, locate, and use at least four sources of information that will help you build a strong argument against the United States legalizing physician-assisted suicide/voluntary euthanasia for the terminally ill. Research broadly and consider what the pro team will say to support the United States legalizing physician-assisted suicide/voluntary euthanasia for the terminally ill. You must be ready to rebut their arguments.


Task 1: Brainstorm with your partner keywords to search for your topic.
Task 2: Use the Debate Research Pathfinder to help you find good sources of information.
Task 3: Cite sources and take brief bullet point notes on your topic.
Task 4: Respond to the wiki discussion on your topic.
Task 5: Enjoy searching, evaluating, and sharing information!


Websites

BBC News--Euthanasia Special Report
Compassion and Choices
Dignity in Dying
Euthanasia.com (Anti-Euthanasia site)
Frontline--The Kevorkian Verdict (PBS)
Life Site (North American Pro-Life Site)
Voluntary Euthanasia Society of New Zealand