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Mini-Lesson: What is Bias?

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Short Online Experience to Learn about this Core Topic

For Educators | Middle School, High School

About the Mini-Lesson

Where does bias come from? In this mini-lesson you will explore the differences between explicit and implicit bias and how to challenge it in our everyday lives.

ADL's mini-lessons are short, interactive, online lessons for educators to learn about a core ADL topic, theme or activity.


This self-paced micro-lesson will enable you to:

  • Define explicit and implicit bias and recognize how it impacts behavior.
  • Experience the science behind bias.
  • Learn how to interrupt bias.


15 minutes. Move at your own pace, pausing and resuming as needed.


Be sure you have audio capability to hear voice over explanations.