Would You Buy That?

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Would You Buy That?

Description: 

This program examines and explores social and ethical issues of consumer products from the past, present and future. Audience members are asked to weigh the risks versus the benefits. The audience members are responsible for making choices on what products to buy, question, or not buy for themselves, their families, and their communities in this fun and interactive show.

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Standards

History and nature of science: 

5-8: Science as a human endeavor
9-12: Historical perspectives
9-12: Nature of scientific knowledge
9-12: Science as a human endeavor

Life science: 

K-4: Organisms and environments
5-8: Populations and ecosystems

Science and Technology: 

K-4: Abilities of technological design
K-4: Understanding about science and technology
5-8: Abilities of technological design
5-8: Understanding about science and technology
9-12: Abilities of technological design
9-12: Understanding about science and technology

Science as inquiry: 

K-4: Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
K-4: Understanding about scientific inquiry
5-8: Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
5-8: Understanding about scientific inquiry
9-12: Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
9-12: Understanding about scientific inquiry

Science in Personal and Social Perspectives: 

K-4: Changes in environments
K-4: Personal health
K-4: Science and technology in local challenges
K-4: Types of resources
5-8: Natural hazards
5-8: Personal health
5-8: Populations, resources, and environments
5-8: Risks and benefits
5-8: Science and technology in society
9-12: Environmental quality
9-12: Natural and human-induced hazards
9-12: Personal and community health
9-12: Science and technology in local, national, and global challenges

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