Scale Switching to Build Student Understanding

Rachel Phillips, BHP Team Learning Scientist Washington, USA "In the history of physics, every time we’ve looked beyond the scales and energies we’re familiar with, we’ve found things we wouldn’t have thought were there. You look inside the atom, and eventually you discover quarks. Who would have thought that?” — Lisa Randall, physicist Well, it … Continue reading Scale Switching to Build Student Understanding

Mannahatta Deep-Dive

BHP Team This past summer, the BHP team was looking for a compelling guest to chat with Big History teachers at a meeting in New York City. We were lucky to stumble upon Eric Sanderson from the Wildlife Conservation Society, whose work with the Mannahatta Project overlaps with many themes from the BHP course. Fast-forward … Continue reading Mannahatta Deep-Dive