During the term, students analyze several days of newspaper coverage and four case studies; these assignments are described in the table below. Additionally, they complete a final practical project in science communication.

6 Newspaper Analysis: Using on-line resources, review the Boston Globe, the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal for the previous 4 days (i.e., Sunday through Wednesday). How do different newspapers cover the same story?
12 Recombinant DNA Case Analysis
14 GM Food Case Analysis
15 Stem Cell Fraud Case Analysis
16 Intelligent Design Case Analysis