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If you consider your sister to be talkative and you are the quiet type, instead of being irritated by her, get her to help you with your prepared oral next time!

In other words, try to learn from the strengths of others.

How do your class groups allow for this? Who are YOU in the “zoo”?

Cliques / collective nouns

A collective noun is given to a collection or group of similar persons, animals or things - e.g. herd, bunch, flock.

The box below contains a number of collective nouns. Insert them in the correct spaces in the phrases below:

litter; flock; choir; school; batch; galaxy; plague; kindle

A _______________________of singers A ________________________of stars
A _______________________of fish A ________________________of birds
A _______________________of insects A ______________________of puppies
A _______________________of kittens A _______________________of scones
LO 6.2.1

3. Prejudice

No matter where you are born, everyone starts out as a baby. No matter how rich or poor you are, how short or tall, powerful or humble, everyone finally dies.

All men are born equal, but are they treated equally?

Take a look at Denver and Jason. The punch-line makes you think, doesn’t it? How did you (and I) become prejudiced? We were not born prejudiced. So how did it happen?

. You have had the opportunity to get to know a number of people in your class, both boys and girls. Write a humorous piece entitled “VIVE LA DIFFERENCE!” to celebrate gender differences.

LO 2.4.7 LO 2.4.8

Rate your openness to diversity in each of the following categories. Are you a shunner, tolerator or celebrator?

Shunner Tolerator Celebrator
LO 3.8.3

Right, let us put your brain into gear!

As a group, do a PNI analysis of DIVERSITY. A what?

P = POSITIVE facts

N = NEGATIVE facts


LO 5.1.4

If we cannot end our differences, at least we can make the world safe for diversity.

JF Kennedy

Using the information about diversity, synergy and prejudice that you have gathered so far, hold a class debate on the quote by JF Kennedy.

LO 2.4.1

The following poem by an unknown source tells the sad tale of what happens when people pre-judge one another:

The cold within

Six humans trapped by happenstance, in bleak and bitter cold,

Each one possessed a stick of wood, or so the story’s told.

Their dying fire in need of logs, the first man held his back,

For of the faces ‘round the fire, he noticed one was black.

The next man looking ‘cross the way saw one not of his church,

And couldn’t bring himself to give the fire his stick of birch.

The third one sat in tattered clothes, he gave his coat a hitch,

Why should his log be put to use to warm the idle rich?

The rich man just sat back and thought of the wealth he had in store,

And how to keep what he had earned from the lazy, shiftless poor.

The black man’s face bespoke revenge as the fire passed from sight,

For all he saw in his stick of wood was a chance to spite the white.

The last man of this forlorn group did naught except for gain,

Giving only to those who gave was how he played the game.

Questions & Answers

I only see partial conversation and what's the question here!
Crow Reply
what about nanotechnology for water purification
RAW Reply
please someone correct me if I'm wrong but I think one can use nanoparticles, specially silver nanoparticles for water treatment.
what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
How we are making nano material?
what is a peer
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
What is STMs full form?
scanning tunneling microscope
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
what is simplest way to understand the applications of nano robots used to detect the cancer affected cell of human body.? How this robot is carried to required site of body cell.? what will be the carrier material and how can be detected that correct delivery of drug is done Rafiq
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
what school?
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
sciencedirect big data base
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
do you think it's worthwhile in the long term to study the effects and possibilities of nanotechnology on viral treatment?
Damian Reply
absolutely yes
how to know photocatalytic properties of tio2 nanoparticles...what to do now
Akash Reply
it is a goid question and i want to know the answer as well
characteristics of micro business
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
How can I make nanorobot?
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
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