Focus: The drama and debate raise questions about the issues around genetic testing and embryo selection in the reduction of inherited disease as well as examining how far parents should be allowed to go in choosing the characteristics of their children. Genetic Inheritance, genetic disorders, genetic testing and screening, pre-implantation genetic diagnosis, genetic selection. Whilst promoting spiritual, moral, social and cultural development and mental well-being
Who is ‘The Gift’ suitable for: Teachers can use the project across subjects and curricula, specifically in Science (Biology, 21st Century Science), PSHE, Citizenship, English Drama and RS. It is also appropriate for both 14 – 16 and 16+ age groups. Also suitable for Science Communicators, medical students, nurses, health workers.
Length: 37 minutes
Full Film: Available through Theatre of Debate, with subtitles by Stagetext
Resources: Available for teachers and students, science communicators and health workers