How I’m getting ready to teach Big History

Stephen Andrews, BHP Teacher New Jersey, USA So, imagine that you’re in a department meeting and your supervisor casually tells you that you’ll be teaching a new course next year...one that covers 13.8 billion years of history in one 180-day school year. You would probably freak out. I know I did at first! I’ve taught … Continue reading How I’m getting ready to teach Big History

Stretch Student Minds by Assessing the Scale of Human Impacts

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

How Long Will Human Impacts Last?

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?