In the news: First-ever direct image of a black hole

Cameron Gibelyou, BHP Science Advisor Michigan, USA A note from BHP: To capture the excitement of the black hole image and your questions about it, Cameron will be holding a special Yammer Exchange, Monday, April 15th. Join in on the fun, and get all your “supermassive” questions answered about black holes! What’s the news? If … Continue reading In the news: First-ever direct image of a black hole

BHP teachers on Instagram you need to start following today

BHP Team A note from BHP: Insta-what?! You follow BHP on Facebook and Twitter, but have you seen the latest on Instagram? Three veteran Big History teachers recently created Instagram accounts that showcase their BHP classrooms. We’re super excited about them, and think you’ll be, too! Follow, borrow ideas, ask questions, and cheer on these … Continue reading BHP teachers on Instagram you need to start following today

Big Q connections for the classroom: Is it human to automate?

BHP Team Note from the BHP Team: This month’s Big Question article, “Is It Human to Automate?” by zoologist Antone Martinho-Truswell, proposes that automation is a defining characteristic of our species. (In other words, those robots we’re all dreaming about to clean our houses? Other animals aren’t thinking about how to make this happen.) How … Continue reading Big Q connections for the classroom: Is it human to automate?