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Environmental and Medical
Unit 8
Thursday 15th May
Environmental and Medical
 A) What is stewardship 2 marks
Environmental and Medical
A) Stewardship = Looking after
something so that it can be passed
on to the next generation 2
Looking after something 1
Environmental and Medical
 B)Do you think global warming is a big
problem? 4 marks
 Give 2 reasons for your point of view
Environmental and Medical
 B) Agree: Global Warming is a big problem
 Because crops will fail and famine will become widespread
 Because sea levels will rise and flood cities
 More earth will become desert and not be able to support life
 Disgaree:
 Global Warming is not a big problem
 Global warming is part of the normal weather cycles
 Scientists will be able to discover ways to deal with any problems
 It will make the UK able to grow lots of different foods
 Other approaches are possible if valid
Environmental and Medical
 C) Explain why some Christians agree
with fertility treatments and some do
not(8marks)
Environmental and Medical
 C Explain why some Christians agree with fertility treatments and some do not (8marks)
 Why some Christians agree:
 It is good to use technology to support couples with the joy of children
 They agree with IVF because they don’t believe life begins at conception
 They agree with AIH because egg and sperm are from the mother and father
 Why some Christians don’t agree:
 They involve fertilisation outside of natural sex and God intended sex as his form of
procreation
 IVF involves some embryos being discarded, this is the same as abortion
 AIH involves producing sperm in ways not allowed by the Catholic Church
 Other approaches are valid
Environmental and Medical
 D) All religious people should carry a
donor card 6 marks
 In your answer you should refer to
Christianity
 (i) Do you agree? Give reasons for your
opinion
 (ii) Give reasons why some people may
disagree with you
Environmental and Medical
 D) All religious people should carry a donor card 6 6 marks
 Agree:
 The body is not needed in the afterlife. It is the soul that is
immortal the body is not needed in Heaven.
 Those who believe in resurrection believe God will not need
organs to raise the body
 Leaving organs fulfils the Golden Rule, and is a way of loving your
neighbour
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Disagree:
It interferes with the sanctity of life
It is playing God which is sinful
It encourages the sale of organs from LEDC’s to the West
Environmental and Medical
 A) What is surrogacy 2 marks
Environmental and Medical
 A) Surrogacy: An arrangement whereby a woman bears a
child on behalf of another woman 2
 An arrangement about bearing children 1
Environmental and Medical
 B) Do you think it is important to recycle? 4 marks
 Give 2 reasons for your point of view
Environmental and Medical
 B) Do you think it is right to recycle? 4 marks
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Yes
Greenhouse gases and CO2 are reduced
Without recycling some resources will disappear for ever
We use fewer non renewable resources when we recycle
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No
Some recycling methods cause more pollution than normal production methods
Recycling costs people jobs because new things are not made
It is a waste of tie because not everyone will do it
 Other approaches are possible
Environmental and Medical
 C) Choose one religion other than
Christianity and explain why some of
its followers agree with transplant
surgery and some do not. (8marks)
Environmental and Medical
 C) Choose one religion other than Christianity and explain why some of its
followers agree with transplant surgery and some do not(8marks)
 Some Muslims agree with transplant surgery because:
 Islam aims to do good and help people
 Some Muslim Lawyers have said it is allowed
 The Muslim Law Council of the UK says Muslims can carry donor cards and have
transplants
 Some Muslims don’t agree with transplant surgery because
 Shariah Law says nothing should be removed from the body after death
 Transplant Surgery is playing God which is a sin
 Only Allah has the right to give or take life
Environmental and Medical
 D)Religion is the best way to protect the
environment. 6 marks
 In your answer you should refer to
Christianity
 (i) Do you agree? Give reasons for your
opinion
 (ii) Give reasons why some people may
disagree with you
Environmental and Medical
 D) Religion is the best way to protect the environment. 6 marks
 Agree:
 Christians have a responsibility for stewardship and leaving the world in a better
place than when they found it
 Jesus taught that Christians have a responsibility to make sure the earths resources
are shared fairly
 Christians believe that they will be judged by God on how well they have fulfilled
their duty as stewards of God’s earth
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Disagree:
Many people think the job is so big only Governments can tackle it
The largest environmental agencies are non religious e.g Greenpeace
The UN feels that without a unified approach between governments and scientists
global warming will end in disaster.
 Other approaches are valid

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