Teaching Claim Testing to Middle Schoolers

In Lesson 1.3, students are introduced to claim testing, a skill that is fundamental to Big History. The activity "Claim Testing: What Are the Claim Testers?" is the second in the practice progression for this skill. Through this activity, students are introduced to the claim testers and get a broad overview of the four types: … Continue reading Teaching Claim Testing to Middle Schoolers

My Adventure with Dr. Robert Ballard and His Corps of Exploration

Scott Collins, BHP Teacher Illinois, USA Where would we be without explorers? What would life be like if our search for answers stopped at our city limits; if no one was willing to ford the river to search the lands on the other side? Thankfully, this question is merely rhetorical, as our species has always … Continue reading My Adventure with Dr. Robert Ballard and His Corps of Exploration

A Big Announcement from BHP

BHP Team Washington, USA Headed to Austin for this year’s NCSS Conference? Big History Project will be there – bigger and better than ever! In addition to our usual programming (engaging sessions and a must-visit booth), we have some big news we’ll be announcing at the conference. You’re going to want to buckle your seatbelts. Because … Continue reading A Big Announcement from BHP