Ciência & Saúde Coletiva
On-line version ISSN 1678-4561Print version ISSN 1413-8123
BONIS, Marcos De and COSTA, Marco Antonio Ferreira da. Education on biosafety and bioethics: necessary articulation in biotechnology . Ciênc. saúde coletiva [online]. 2009, vol.14, n.6, pp.2107-2114. ISSN 1678-4561. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1413-81232009000600017.
Science education has been discussed in some segments of the society and, international organizations have encouraged nations to invest in this strategic area. In this context, education in bioethics and biosafety explores a rich content on prevention, standards and ethical principles which serve to guide the paths track by biotechnology. The recovery of bioethics and biosafety, as part of an educational policy scientific, effective and consistent, can stimulate the formation of individuals with a scientific and citizen awareness, in a position to participate on ethical and technological issues produced by biotechnology.
Keywords : Science education; Biosafety; Bioethics; Biotechnology.