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Enquête A Lesson in Discrimination: 10 Years Later Classroom Favourites

In 2006, a Grade 3 teacher in Quebec resorted to a drastic strategy to solve a persistent problem in her class. She subjected her 26 students to a “lesson in discrimination,” in the hope that experiencing it would help them understand the distress of students who are ostracized because they are different. The resulting documentary stunned television viewers in Canada ...
  • 2016
  • 00:40:57
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 12/14/2016

Brain Games Follow the Leader

This is a show about your brain and how easily you follow the leader. Everyone likes to think they're unique, but like it or not, much of your behaviour is influenced by you copying other people. We're going to mess with your mind as we put you through a series of games and experiments designed to show you why a ...
  • 2014
  • 00:21:41
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/07/2016

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Ape Man Social Climbers

Primates are highly social, and most primate species live in groups. Being part of a social group is key to survival, so apes will do everything they can to avoid being excluded. But living in big groups isn't easy – it takes a lot of intelligence to form and maintain the number of relationships necessary to ensure you don't get ...
  • 2013
  • 00:45:02
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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Enjeux A Lesson in Discrimination (Japanese version with English subtitles)

Since the dawn of time, humans have tended to form clans... thereby excluding strangers, enemies and anyone who is different. We may not exactly encourage them, but such attitudes become entrenched at a very early age. Radio-Canada followed an experiment in a primary school that shows just how quickly our young people can assimilate discrimination and all its dangerous repercussions. A ...
  • 2006
  • 00:43:45
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 10/01/2014

Enjeux A Lesson in Discrimination Classroom Favourites

Since the dawn of time, humans have tended to form clans... thereby excluding strangers, enemies and anyone who is different. We may not exactly encourage them, but such attitudes become entrenched at a very early age. Radio-Canada followed an experiment in a primary school that shows just how quickly our young people can assimilate discrimination and all its dangerous repercussions. A ...
  • 2006
  • 00:43:35
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 09/25/2013

Doc Zone The Age of Anxiety

Anxiety. It’s being called the disease of the 21st century. Everybody is either afflicted – or knows someone who is. According to the World Health Organization, disorders related to dread are the most prevalent mental illness on the globe at the moment. Some of us shriek at spiders, others have panic attacks that flare up out of nowhere and mimic ...
  • 2012
  • 00:44:30
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013