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Class: CRE101 Assignment: Discrimination Lesson 1. Why did the teacher in this video conduct her experiment? To educate the kids on discrimination and how does on the receiving end feels. To teach the kids that everyone should be treated like they would love to be treated regardless of their colors. 2. What were some of the restrictions placed upon the inferior group in the experiment? Blue eye people were on top from the first day; they were the better people, blue-eyed people are smarter than brown eye people. The blue-eyed people get five extra minutes of recess while the brown-eyed people had to stay in class. The brown-eyed people didn't get to use the drinking fountain; they had to use the paper cups. The brown-eyed people were not to play with the blue-eyed people on the playground because they were not as good as blue-eyed people. The brown-eyed people were asked to wear colors, so they could tell from a distance what colors their eyes were. Blue-eyed people went to lunch first, and no brown-eyed people were allowed to go back for seconds, but blue-eyed people were allowed. The next day of class, the experiment was the other way around, the brown-eyed people were the better ones, and the blue-eyed were the dumb ones. They switched colors and get all the good benefits. 3. Why did the academic progress for the individual groups change from one day to the next?
On the second day of the experiment, the brown-eyed people that were told were the smartest and better started performing better academically than the blue-eyed that were told they were the less smarted and better. The reason behind the academic progress change was because they felt better and was able to think smarter than they did on the first day when they were the less smart and better. Also, they could think as well when they had the colors on. The people

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