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  Wednesday, November 18, 2015

7th graders at Man Museum

By Anne Laure Denis

Is race the color of your skin? Is it the texture of your hair? The shape of your eyes? Is it in your genes?

Is race even real?

Most of what we think about race is based on myth, folklore, or assumptions unsupported by genetics or biology. Race: Are We So Different? explains in clear, helpful language the origins of race and racism, and helps us understand how to deal with them in productive, enlightening ways.

This is part of the French History and Geography curriculum. Students did a great job, answering all the questions and being very efficient and active.

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