A recent issue of New Scientist magazine has some articles about death and funerals which may be interesting stimulus for Extension students. You may not be able to access the entire article without subscribing but it may be sufficient to start some discussions. Click on the image to take you to the New Scientist magazine.
This Explanimator video explains the blurred line between life and death.
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