Prepare a narrative outline of your speech to include the following. (30 points) (A 2-page response is required.)

Lesson 6: Human Cloning Dilemma

Upon completion of the Required Readings, write a thorough, well-planned narrative answer to the following discussion question.  Rely on your Required Readings and the Lecture and Research Update for specific information to answer the discussion question, but turn to your original thoughts when asked to apply, evaluate, analyze, or synthesize the information.  Your Discussion Question response should be both grammatically and mechanically correct, and formatted in the same fashion as the question itself.  If there is a Part A, your response should identify a Part A, etc.  In addition, you must appropriately cite all resources used in your responses and document in a bibliography using APA style.

Discussion Question 1 (30 points)

On pages 202-205 of your text, Cockerham discusses the “New Genetics.” He points out the distinction between “therapeutic” and “reproductive” cloning. Therapeutic cloning is the cloning of human organs for the purpose of replacing the diseased organs of sick people. Reproductive cloning is the asexual reproduction of a person.

You are asked to address a group of high school seniors on the potential benefits and dangers of cloning. Remember that you are talking to high school students. Your presentation should be as clear, simple, and direct as possible. Prepare a narrative outline of your speech to include the following. (30 points) (A 2-page response is required.)

  1. Three (3) conditions in which therapeutic cloning would be useful
  2. Three (3) conditions in which reproductive cloning would be useful
  3. At least four (4) cautions or objections that have been raised concerning cloning