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Key Word Meaning

artificial injecting semen into the uterus by artificial means

conservation protecting and preserving natural resources and the

creation the act of creating the universe, or the universe which has
been created

embryo a fertilised egg in the first eight weeks after conception

environment the surroundings…

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Causes of global warming
The Greenhouse effect
Caused by human activity
Burning fossil fuels (gas, coal and oil) produces carbon dioxide
This produces a barrier in the atmosphere rather like the glass in a
greenhouse so the heat from the sun can get through but cannot get back out

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The waste produced by humans in the form of sewage, refuse and litter is a
major form of pollution and threat to the future of the planet
As the world's economy grows so does the production of waste
Litter has led to an increase in the rat population - 70…

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Some scientists think we can halt the speed our resources are being used if
we recycle them e.g. paper
Other scientists think we have to conserve more energy e.g. insulate our
homes, turn off electrical products ­ no standby
Others think we should find different resources e.g. use sugar cane…

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Embryo donation

Why infertility treatments are important:
Infertility has become more of a problem in the West with as many as
12.5% of couples with fertility problems
Male infertility is a problem in the West ­ according to HFEA approx. 1.5
million men in the UK alone have fertility…

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Pioneering surgical methods which could be used to cure diseases by the
use of artificial organs
Some arguments against include:
Very expensive ­ it uses a lot of NHS money on very few patients
Raises problem of when are people dead
Encourages sale of organs to west from LDCs


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Example exam questions:

What is stewardship? (2)

(b) Do you think global warming is a big problem?
Give two reasons for your point of view. (4)

(c) Explain why some Christians agree with fertility treatments and some do not.

(d) "All religious people should carry a donor card."


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