Dr. Michael Wall, BHP Guest Expert Curator of Entomology, San Diego Museum of Natural History California, USA Note from BHP Team: Bugs: the tiniest of creatures, with a big impact on history. Curator of Entomology Michael Wall, from the San Diego Natural History Museum, covers the history of insects in this month’s Big Question content update. … Continue reading Where would we be without bugs?
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?
Chris Scaturo, BHP Teacher New Jersey, USA I grew up in a large Italian family. My grandparents were immigrants who raised 11 children through the Great Depression and WWII. The only thing they had a lot of was children. I grew up in the 1970s and ’80s. My dad was a construction worker who was … Continue reading Baked Ziti, Climate Change, and Critical Conversations