Topic: trolley problem

Trolley Problem Ethics

trolley car

See the Lesson Attachment link above for a PDF of this lesson plan. Stimulus: Introduce Scenario 1:1 1:1: You are a train driver. As you are driving you look ahead and see 5 people trapped on the tracks. There is no way that you will be able to stop the train before running them over Trolley Problem Ethics

Trolley Problem Ethics, Part 2

trolley car

This lesson plan can be used to expand on the thinking undertaken in the “Trolley Problem Ethics” lesson. It is accessible using the Lesson Attachment above.

Silent Discussion on Ethical Dilemmas

Photograph of a group of young students writing on a large sheet of paper during a "Silent Discussion on Ethical Dilemmas" class

Materials Needed: Several very large sheets of butcher paper (especially with younger students, writing is big and fills up the paper quickly). A few good ethical dilemmas (I list my favorites below). Various colored markers/pens for each student. Preparation: Write or glue one ethical dilemma onto each sheet of butcher paper. Arrange desks/tables into several Silent Discussion on Ethical Dilemmas