Debating, Discussing, and Reaching Consensus

You have all learned about a different part of genetics. Now in your group, discuss each of your aspects. Weigh the pros and cons of each part. Work together to build a consensus answering the question, how should funding for genetics research be allocated. Due to the fact that each of you researched a different area of genetics, your viewpoints may be dissimilar.


Since your group might not agree on everything, you may need to visit consensus building (PDF) to brush up on this skill. Use the knowledge you acquired from your research to convince your teammates that your viewpoint is important and should be part of your team's answer. Your team should write out an answer that everyone on the team can live with.