Kathy Hays, BHP Teacher Arizona, USA They say a picture’s worth a thousand words. This was especially true when I shared the La Carretera Photo Essay from Unit 9 of the BHP course with my students and engaged them with the Highways and Change activity. The activity asks kids to interpret the extent to which … Continue reading Photos Intensify Unit 9 Learning
BHP Team “To what extent has the Modern Revolution been a positive or a negative force?” is the driving question for Unit 9. The Interoceanic Highway provides an excellent opportunity to examine both the good and bad aspects of interconnection today. As we learn more about its impact, this road leads to important questions about … Continue reading What are the Impacts of Interconnection?
Damian Pawlowski, BHP Teacher California, USA Throughout the Big History course, students have many opportunities to ask great questions about the Universe, our planet, and humanity. Students also develop their research skills as they navigate the units of the course and gain a deeper understanding of the Big History thresholds and themes. In the culminating … Continue reading Using “Big Questions” to Research Your Little Big History Topic