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Teacher Resources: Understanding Prejudice: Teacher Resources

Teacher's Corner

From Understanding Prejudice , Links on Prejudice

This page contains links to teaching ideas, materials, and resources, including more than 35 college-level classroom activities and student assignments. For interactive web-based exercises and demonstrations, please click on the "Exercises and Demonstrations" button to the left.

If you are an instructor whose students took the Baseline Survey or Slide Tour, you can access your class data through the Instructor Area.

Additional information and links for instructors are also available in the Reading Room, Multimedia Center, and Links on Prejudice pages.

UnderstandingPrejudice: Exercises & Demonstrations

Understand Prejudice and Yourself, Even Better You'll also find a variety of interactive exercises offering unique perspectives on prejudice, stereotyping, and discrimination. 

Baseline Survey Before you read Understanding Prejudice and Discrimination or explore this web site, take a snapshot of your current thinking. Then return afterward to see if your thinking has changed. Begin

Slide Tour of Prejudice Judge a series of advertisements to see which ones, if any, involve prejudice or discrimination. Best taken right after the Baseline Survey. Begin

Where Do You Draw the Line? When is something prejudiced? Our partner site,, will "listen" to what you think and ask some tough questions in response. Begin

Ambivalent Sexism As you'll see from this demonstration, there's more to sexism than negativity toward women. To learn more, take the Ambivalent Sexism Inventory. Begin

Slavery and the U.S. Presidents Which president owned the most slaves? What did the presidents think of slavery, and how did they treat their slaves? You may be surprised... Begin

What's Your Native IQ? Take an eye-opening 10-item quiz to see how much you know about Native American history and contemporary life. Comes with a free gift at the end. Begin

Can You Avoid Segregation? See a dramatic demonstration of how social preferences at the individual level can lead to startling patterns of segregation at the group level. Begin