The Tipping Point Fun Activities

Malcolm Gladwell
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Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon

Give students the opportunity in class to play the parlor game "Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon", which is described in the text. How does this game illustrate the power of connectors?

Chain Letters

Give students the opportunity to test the chain letter theory by creating their own chain letters and recording the results. How does this illustrate connectors?

Politics and News

Given the example of Peter Jennings in the text, allow students to watch and record political news and discuss the subtle influences of different news channels and newscasters.

News Article

Ask students to look in their local newspaper for an article that involves some aspect of the book and bring it to class. They will present it in front of the class and explain why it relates to the material.

Game Show

Allow students to create a game show in the class...

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