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?

Photos Intensify Unit 9 Learning

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