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Society Issues

  • A Class Divided

    Tells the story of how a teacher in 1968 divided her class into different groups based on eye color in order to teach them about discrimination. Examines how the lesson resonates still today.

  • Ask Dr. M

    Offers advice for kids and teens, young adults, as well as parents on a wide range of topics and issues.

  • Barbie Science Fair Experiment

    Documents what happened when a third grader did a science fair project about Barbies and skin color; reports on the reaction of her parents and the media when the project was banned by her school.

  • Games for Change

    Directory of links to games for kids and teens which focus on human rights, economics, public health, poverty, conflict, politics, environment and other issues.

  • Green Board

    Social networking site where young environmentalists can share ideas and plans for action.

  • HumaneTeen

    Teaches young people about the importance of treating animals with kindness and respect. Find an overview of projects and get into animal-related issues.

  • KidSPEAK

    Supports free speech and exposes censorship. Offers news, censorship IQ quiz, kids' opinions and comments, and how to help fight censorship.

  • Kind News

    Kids site from the Humane Society. Features inspirational examples of kids helping prevent cruelty to animals and age appropriate explorations of the issues.

  • Race: The Power of Illusion

    Contains timelines and activities aimed at making viewers question how valid their race assumptions are.

  • Youth at the Millennium

    Symposium held in Kyoto in 1999; contains text of submissions from young people covering a wide variety of global issues.

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