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Topic: Ethics in science 

Science

 Standard 13.  Understands the scientific enterprise
  Level III (Grade 6-8)
   Benchmark 4.Understands ethics associated with scientific study (e.g., potential subjects must be fully informed of the risks and benefits associated with the research and their right to refuse to participate; potential subjects must be fully informed of possible risks to community and property)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands that potential subjects must be fully informed of the possible risks to property
     2.Understands that potential subjects must be fully informed of the possible risks of research
     3.Understands that potential subjects must be fully informed of the possible benefits of research
     4.Understands that potential subjects must be fully informed of their right to refuse to participate
     5.Understands that potential subjects must be fully informed of the possible risks to the community
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 3.Understands the ethical traditions associated with the scientific enterprise (e.g., commitment to peer review, truthful reporting about the methods and outcomes of investigations, publication of the results of work) and that scientists who violate these traditions are censored by their peers
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the ethical traditions associated with scientific enterprise
     2.Understands the importance of peer review in scientific enterprise
     3.Understands the importance of truthful reporting about the methods of investigations
     4.Understands the importance of truthful reporting about the outcomes of investigations
     5.Understands the importance of the publication of results
     6.Understands that scientists who violate ethical traditions are censored by their peers