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Can you help me understand this Sociology question?

Watch the film, answer the questions, comment on two classmates’ posts:

Class Divided Film: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1mcCLm_LwpE or http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/divided/etc/view.html

  1. What historical event motivated a third-grade teacher named Jane Elliott’s to create the “blue eyes/brown eyes” exercise?
  1. Exactly how did Elliott carried out the blue eyes/brown eyes” exercise?
  1. While the experiment with children was underway, clarify what the outcomes were for each group? Give specific examples from the film.
  2. Once the experiment was over, elaborate on how the children interpreted their actions and the actions of others during the experience.


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