Sociology Homework

http://www.pbs.org/race/000_General/000_00-Home.htm

 Record your answers after you copy and paste the question.  Your will choose only 3 questions out of the 8 questions. Choose which ever 3 you would like to answer. The link below will guide you on all of the questions below. You may also use other sources (not Wikipedia). No plagirism.

  1. In what ways is race NOT a biological concept?
  2. How have ideas about race evolved and changed since ancient times?
  3. What are some U.S. examples of how public policy has treated people differently based on race? What are some of the consequences of these policies?
  4. How have definitions of black and white changed over the years? How has Census Bureau definitions of race changed? Why?
  5. Try the “Sorting People” exercise and record your number of “correct”  classifications here ____.  How does this exercise make you think  about the concept of race? Can you accurately tell someone’s race by  looking at him or her? If not, what does this say about the concept?
  6. Take the quiz under the “Human Diversity” tab and record the number of  correct answers here ____. Was your information accurate? Where did you   get your information?
  7. Click on the “Explore Diversity” button under Human Diversity and  explore the activities. Does this information support the idea that “race isn’t biological?” How?
  8. Click on the “Explore Diversity” button under Human Diversity and  explore the activities. Does this information support the idea that “race isn’t biological?” How?
 

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