After reading chapter 9 and watching the video “Are the Voices in the Genes—Schizophrenia”, Write a 1 page paper looking at the genetic factors involved in schizophrenia.
Specifically, discuss the findings of family studies, twin studies and adoption studies and what they suggest about the genetic component of schizophrenia.
Introduction to Sociology II
Science and the American Public
In 500 words, answer the following four questions using the information from Chapters 8 and 14 along with your own research on science education in your community and in the United States.
What did you find when you researched science education in your community?;
What are common controversies in science and health education in the United States?;
Is the teaching of scientific theories, such as evolution, restricted and if so, why do you think this is so?;
What is the social impact of restricting scientific education and limiting the information students receive about evolution, time dating of the earth, fossil records, human sexual functioning, and so forth?