Death: A Personal Understanding-What Is Death?

26 minutes

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Teaches an understanding of death and dying through case studies and personal stories of people facing their own death or the death of a loved one. Definitions of death have been debated for centuries, depending on culture, social conditions, and the role of the medical profession. Addresses how ideas have changed historically and how our newest definitions, like "brain death," may not yet be adequate for encompassing all of death's meanings.

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Runtime: 26 minutes

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Death: A Personal Understanding
Episode 1
26 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Death: A Personal Understanding
Episode 4
26 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12