Bloodshed at Gettysburg: Why Does Civility Matter, Anyway?

Matthew C. Moen, PhD Gettysburg Foundation Pennsylvania, USA Note from BHP Team:  We got pretty excited when we were recently connected with the folks at the Gettysburg Foundation. They’re doing incredible educational work around themes of civility and inclusion—which might not be the first two words that come to mind when the Battle of Gettysburg, one … Continue reading Bloodshed at Gettysburg: Why Does Civility Matter, Anyway?

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