Michelle Tigchelaar Research Associate, University of Washington Washington, USA Note from BHP Team: Food first takes center stage in the Big History Project course in Units 6 and 7, when we look at the transition from foraging to farming. Questions abound: What conditions enabled the development of agriculture? What were the effects on human society? … Continue reading How will we feed the world, when the world is changing?
Erik Christensen, BHP Teacher California, USA Note from BHP Team: Erik and another BHP teacher co-created this activity to accompany this month’s focus on the question: How long will human impacts last? Try it out and let us know what you think in the BHP Online Teacher Community! How Long Will Human Impacts Last?, a … Continue reading Stretch Student Minds by Assessing the Scale of Human Impacts
A guest post by David Biello Science Curator, TED; Contributing Editor, Scientific American New York, USA Note from BHP Team: What you'll read below is a transcript from the TED-Ed lesson "How Long Will Human Impacts Last," developed by David Biello. For more, visit ed.ted.com. David will be hosting an Exchange in the BHP Online … Continue reading How Long Will Human Impacts Last?