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Interactive via PBS: Can You Tell Someone’s Race by Looking at Them?

January 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

Race: The Power of Illusion Via PBS:  How easy is it to group people into “races” based on appearance? What about using individual traits? Does everybody classify the same way? Try your hand at “sorting” individuals and see if it matches how people think of themselves. Or explore how we might sort people by physical traits. Human Geography Application: After a lecture/discussion about the topic of race, ethnicity, and nationality, have your students complete this PBS interactive. It helps show them what they really don’t know about race based upon appearances. This could be a short 5-minute 1:1 activity on a device that supports flash, or it could stretch an entire block with interwoven discussion on race and [...]

MC Questions: Volume 1 Edition 5

January 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

Inspiration for this week’s MC questions include the 12th Congressional District, gender-equity legislation (or should we say, lack there of), Amazon’s dominance at vertical integration, and nationalist movements. As always, constructive criticism and or discussion of the questions is welcome via Facebook or WordPress. Have a good week! Download PDF below. [...]
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