Title: I'm "Thumbody"
Through the activity of making a thumb print and drawing a picture of themselves around it, students will identify differences between themselves and others in the class.
Standard(s): [CG1] (0-12) 94: PS:A2.5 - recognize and respect differences in various family configurations
Title: Jimmy Chin Sees Adventure: What Do You See?
In this Xpeditions lesson, students begin to explore how culture and experience influence people's perceptions of places and regions. They explore photographs taken by National Geographic Emerging Explorer Jimmy Chin and examine how their own perceptions influence how they see the photograph.
Standard(s): [CG1] (0-12) 93: PS:A2.4 - recognize, accept and appreciate ethnic and cultural diversity
Title: The Barbie doll was unveiled in 1959.
Students explore body image and advertising through an activity where they bring in pictures from magazines that they read and discuss gender representations in the media.
Standard(s): [CG1] (0-12) 104: PS:B1.7 - demonstrate a respect and appreciation for individual and cultural differences