Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda: First Semester Reflections

Erik Christensen, BHP Teacher California, USA Note from the BHP Team: This is the final Teaching Diary entry for BHP teacher Erik Christensen. In this series of weekly blog posts by veteran BHP teachers, Erik shared his weekly plans, lessons-learned, and new ideas for activating learning in a BHP classroom for the first four months of … Continue reading Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda: First Semester Reflections

Is Evolution Evolving? Teacher Takes on Incorporating December Big Question in Class

BHP Team Note from BHP Team: As a Big History Project teacher and lead learner, you start seeing connections everywhere! You’ll probably be tempted to pull every new article, podcast episode, and documentary into class to share with your students. For a course so loaded with content, that can be tough. How do you make … Continue reading Is Evolution Evolving? Teacher Takes on Incorporating December Big Question in Class

Is Evolution Evolving?

Emily Monosson, BHP Guest Expert Ronin Institute; Adjunct Professor of Environmental Toxicology, University of Massachusetts Massachusetts, USA Adapted for publication and use by Big History Project from the essay “Unnatural selection,” by Emily Monosson, published on Aeon.co. In the forests of northeastern Connecticut, Yale PhD student Steve Brady stood in black muck. He scooped up … Continue reading Is Evolution Evolving?