THE GOD FACTOR – THRESHOLD ZERO

Michael Berks, BHP Teacher, Missouri, USA Tom Manning, BHP Teacher, Missouri USA In October of 2014, Pope Francis told the audience at the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, that the Big Bang theory and evolution are real. When the news hit the wire, the BHP Yammer community lit up with excited discourse about progress and plans to discuss in class. Based on … Continue reading THE GOD FACTOR – THRESHOLD ZERO

WHY BIG HISTORY? WHY THE BIG HISTORY PROJECT? WHY NOW? – NCSS 2015 PART 2

Bob Bain Big Historian "New Orleans, Louisiana montage" by Infrogmation (talk). Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Commons. Have you ever found yourself explaining your passions and enthusiasms to other people? Well, I have. Indeed, over the last five years I have explained my excitement about big history and the Big History Project to different … Continue reading WHY BIG HISTORY? WHY THE BIG HISTORY PROJECT? WHY NOW? – NCSS 2015 PART 2

FOLLOW THAT WATER!

Bill Holeman Chemistry, Integrated Science and BHP Teacher, Illinois, USA "Oblique View of Warm Season Flows in Newton Crater" by NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. of Arizona. Wait, there’s liquid water on Mars! This past month NASA confirmed evidence that liquid water flows on Mars. NASA confirmed the evidence of liquid water on recurring slope lineae (RSL). The hydrated … Continue reading FOLLOW THAT WATER!