We found 394 resources with the concept diversity
LS4A - Evidence of Common Ancestry and Diversity
6 mins 3rd - 12th
Need help putting together an uncommonly good unit about common ancestry? Check out a video that covers NGSS standard LS4A, Evidence of Common Ancestry and Diversity. Topics include ways to convey similarities and differences between...
An Introduction to Claude Levi-Strauss’s Structural Anthropology
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Claude Levi-Strauss’s Structural Anthropology contends that distance and details separate world cultures—and not much else. High schoolers watch a short explanatory video to learn more about the theory of structuralism, the societial...
Importance of Deep-Sea Ecosystems – How Diverse is That?
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
When judging diversity of an ecosystem, both species evenness and species richness must contribute. After a discussion of diversity and a guided example using the Shannon-Weaver function, scholars use the same function on two other...
Museum of Tolerance: Teaching Tolerance
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How do you teach classes to recognize and confront intolerance? To recognize their preconceptions and commit to change? The materials in this collection, prepared by the Museum of Tolerance, are designed to achieve these goals. Whether or not a visit to the Museum is in the works for your classes, they will benefit from the activities and exercises in this collection designed to promote tolerance and understanding.
The Pursuit of Democracy and Diversity: The Trial of Pro-Social Injustice in Historical Documents and Accounts
8th CCSS: Adaptable
Class members investigate The Indian Removal Act of 1830, U.S. Theft of Mexican Territory Timeline, and President Abraham Lincoln’s letter to Horace Greeley, 1862, and then conduct a mock trial of each of these documents to determine...
Teaching Tolerance: Accepting and Embracing Differences
3rd - 5th CCSS: Designed
Since the attacks on September 11th, people have become less accepting of others that are different. By reading picture books that focus on teaching tolerance, learners learn how to accept and respect people's differences.
The Concept of Diversity in World Literature
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Communicating across cultures can be a challenge. China Achebe's Things Fall Apart, as well as essays by Achebe and Richard Rodriguez, introduce some of these challenges and provide much food for thought about cultural concepts readers must understand in order to connect to and understand the values and knowledge of another culture.
Educating Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students
K - 2nd CCSS: Designed
Three mini units make up one large unit designed to explore multiculturalism and encourage cultural identity. Each activity sparks thoughtful discussion, critical thinking, and are equipped with activities and assignments geared to...
The Concept of Diversity in World Literature Lesson 13: Unit Culmination - Symposium
10th - 11th CCSS: Designed
To conclude a unit on the concept of diversity in world literature, class members conduct a symposium on "African Literature in Global Perspectives." In order to earn a spot on the panel, individuals craft an original thesis that...
The Concept of Diversity in World Literature Lesson 7: Cultural Commentary
10th - 11th CCSS: Designed
As part of their study of Things Fall Apart, class groups develop a multimedia presentation in response to the question, "In what ways does Achebe use literature as a means to express and comment on culture and history?"