Ethical Innovations (Secondary)
11 March 2022
THE EDGE, STATE LIBRARY OF QUEENSLAND

Summary

Just because we can, does it mean we should?  

In this exciting workshop, students will be looking at a range of controversial technological questions such as ‘do robots deserve human rights?’ and ‘should we implement social credit score systems?’ as they examine the ethics associated with new and emerging technologies. 

This workshop is recommended for school years in Years 7 – 10.

This program addresses key curriculum, including Year 7 (ACSSU116, ACSHE119, ACSHE120, ACSHE121), Year 8 (ACSHE134, ACSHE226, ACSHE135, ACSHE136), Year 9 (ACSHE157, ACSHE160, ACSHE228), Year 10 (ACSHE191, ACSHE192, ACSHE194, ACSHE230). 

 

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School Information

To book, complete the QTIX School Group Booking Request form.

If you have any questions, please phone a QTIX Groups Bookings Officer on (07) 3840 7466.

Please note the student to adult ratio – please see our Information for Schools page for details.

 

Accessibility

Patrons with special access needs –learn more.

Supporting Learning Resources

Inspired by Nature

In this activity, students examine developments in science and technology by selecting an innovation or object whose design has been inspired by nature.

Contains curriculum links to:
Years 5 – 10
Technology 

Plastic Planet: Community of Inquiry

In this activity, students participate in a community of inquiry to discuss the properties that make plastics useful and the impacts of plastics on the planet.

Contains curriculum links to:
Years 5 – 9
Chemistry
Technology 

First World War: Community of Inquiry

In this activity, students participate in a community of inquiry to consider the ethical implications of scientific and technological knowledge within the context of the First World War.

Contains curriculum links to:
Years 7 – 9
History
Technology 

Cost

$10 per student

Location

THE EDGE, STATE LIBRARY OF QUEENSLAND, South Brisbane, QLD,

Age Recommendation

Years 7 - 10

Session Times

Ethical Innovations (secondary)

11 March 2022

60mins 1:00pm

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