Why Teach Big History Project in NY? Find Out Feb. 27

BHP Team Based in New York? Eager to teach the Big History Project? Full of questions? This event is for you. Join us on February 27 from 4:00-5:30 p.m. at Hudson High School for an information session on teaching the Big History Project course. BHP’s education director, Bob Regan, will be on hand to introduce … Continue reading Why Teach Big History Project in NY? Find Out Feb. 27

Teotihuacan Deep-Dive

BHP Team This month, we’re digging deep into the question, “What shapes an urban existence?” The lens of focus is Teotihuacan: an ancient civilization that thrived for over six centuries, beginning around 100 BCE, in what is today Central Mexico. We’ve worked closely with BHP teachers and the education staff at the de Young Museum … Continue reading Teotihuacan Deep-Dive

What Shapes an Urban Existence? A Case Study on Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire

Emily Jennings, de Young Museum California, USA A note from BHP Team: Collapsed agrarian civilizations are puzzles waiting to be solved. Why did they collapse? What was daily life like? Why did people move there in the first place? Artifacts unearthed by archaeologists shed light on answers to such questions: a ceramic vessel left behind … Continue reading What Shapes an Urban Existence? A Case Study on Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire