Complications of Identity
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Complications of Identity

Brazil’s introduction to affirmative action has greatly impacted the dialogue on race in its society. The implementation of racial quotas has many Brazilian citizens questioning their ethnic backgrounds and ...
Grades 9-12
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Epson Races 1847: The Railway - Second Class
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Epson Races 1847: The Railway - Second Class

English School, (19th century). Medium: engraving. Date: 19th Century. From The Illustrated London News, 22 May 1847 Provenance: Private Collection.
Grades 3-12
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The Bridgeman Art Library
Epson Races 1847: The Railway - First Class
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Epson Races 1847: The Railway - First Class

English School, (19th century). Medium: engraving. Date: 1847. From The Illustrated London News, 22 May 1847 Provenance: Private Collection.
Grades 3-12
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The Bridgeman Art Library
Epson Races 1847: The Railway - Third Class
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Epson Races 1847: The Railway - Third Class

English School, (19th century). Medium: engraving. Date: 19th Century. From The Illustrated London News, 22 May 1847 Provenance: Private Collection.
Grades 3-12
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The Bridgeman Art Library
Crescent City Gumbo: Race & Jazz in New Orleans
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Crescent City Gumbo: Race & Jazz in New Orleans

This lesson uses video excerpts from the PBS series Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. to explore the ...
Grades 9-12
Teacher's Guide | Matters of Race
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Teacher's Guide | Matters of Race

Matters of Race: Teacher's Guide. MATTERS OF RACE is a 4-part documentary that explores race, culture, and identity in ...
Grades 6-12
RACE: The Power of an Illusion | Is Race Real?
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RACE: The Power of an Illusion | Is Race Real?

We all know that people look different. Anyone can tell a Czech from a Chinese. But are these differences racial ...
Grades 9-13+
A Class Divided 2: Day Two
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A Class Divided 2: Day Two

When the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. was murdered in April 1968,Jane Elliott taught her third-grade class a daring ...
Grades 3-12
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RACE: The Power of an Illusion | For Teachers
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RACE: The Power of an Illusion | For Teachers

In this section, we present some tools to help educators explore the significance of race through multiple disciplines.
Grades 9-13+
RACE: The Power of an Illusion | Resources
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RACE: The Power of an Illusion | Resources

The site contains a wealth of resources related to race. To search our database, click on the type of resources ...
Grades 9-13+
Episode 125: The Race | Salsa
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Episode 125: The Race | Salsa

Four trains-an old one, a red one, a big one and a little one named Miss Train (Señorita Tren ...
Grades K-3
Tradition & Identity
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Tradition & Identity

In this lesson, using video segments from the PBS series Finding Your Roots, students explore the ways in which family narratives are woven into individual identity.
Grades 9-12
Plastic Race Car Competition
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Plastic Race Car Competition

In this video segment adapted from Pennsylvania College of Technology and WVIA, follow a class of high school students participating ...
Grades 9-12
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A Class Divided 1: The Daring Lesson
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A Class Divided 1: The Daring Lesson

When the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. was murdered in April 1968, Jane Elliott taught her third-grade class a daring ...
Grades 3-12
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FRONTLINE
RACE: The Power of an Illusion | For Teachers: Comparing Chimp mtDNA to Learn About Races
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RACE: The Power of an Illusion | For Teachers: Comparing Chimp mtDNA to ...

In this section, we present some tools to help educators explore the significance of race ...
Grades 9-13+
Motor Racing Research Library
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Motor Racing Research Library

The Motor Racing Research Library opened in 1999 with a mission of collecting and preserving the motor racing heritage. The ...
Grades 3-5
Oh Noah!
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Oh Noah!

Oh Noah!, (formerly known as Noah Comprende) is designed to teach Spanish to children ages six to eight through animated videos with embedded games that help build vocabulary. In each ...

A Class Divided 3: An Interview with Jane Elliott
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A Class Divided 3: An Interview with Jane Elliott

Thirty years after she first taught her eye-color exercise to a third-grade class in Riceville, Iowa, Jane Elliott reflects on ...
Grades 6-12
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RACE: The Power of an Illusion |  Jamestown: Planting the Seeds of Tobacco and the Ideology of Race
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RACE: The Power of an Illusion | Jamestown: Planting the Seeds of Tobacco ...

In this section, we present some tools to help educators explore the significance of race ...
Grades 9-13+
NASA Physics and Engineering
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NASA Physics and Engineering

Inspiring STEM Educators: The NASA Physics and Engineering Collection is designed to bring real-world applications of physics and engineering concepts ...

Tragedy & Hope: Stories of Painkiller Addiction
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Tragedy & Hope: Stories of Painkiller Addiction

In the last ten years, addiction to painkiller medications and prescriptions has increased 400% and taken hold in our communities ...