In Sociology Class, A Lesson in ‘Life Boat Ethics’

November 19, 2012 •

In Mrs. Banas’s Sociology class, students here take a trip back in time to the sinking of the Titanic. Students were assigned a role (doctor, factory worker, mother, Army Captain, etc.) and had to select 4 individuals to place on a lifeboat. Since the class is studying social stratification, students had interesting discussions about wealth, power, and prestige in determining who should survive the Titanic disaster. Featured in this photo from left to right are Tiffany Minakhom, Brittany Chesworth, Kayleigh Neff, Ariel Overton, Myles Spencer, Linda Le, Kyla Hugh, Nelson Cruz, Gina Zoef, Michelle Congleton, and Ray Colon. Photo credit to Codi Bohara.
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