BHP Exchanges Calendar

BHP Team Bookmark this page! BHP teachers are lifelong learners by nature, and monthly Exchanges are opportunities to connect with academics and educators on the front lines of research. Got questions about stars content from Unit 3? Enter: University of Michigan astrophysicist Cameron Gibelyou. Wondering about facilitating productive classroom discourse? We bring in instructional experts, … Continue reading BHP Exchanges Calendar

BHP now aligns with the Australian Curriculum standards!

BHP Team The Australian Curriculum exists to assist all Australian teachers, regardless of state jurisdiction or sector. Now, the Big History Project curriculum is mapped and aligned with the Australian Curriculum, providing rich and engaging opportunities for Australian students to develop valued historical knowledge, concepts, and skills, and the general capabilities taught throughout the Australian … Continue reading BHP now aligns with the Australian Curriculum standards!

Minerals and Life: Bringing new topics into Units 4 & 5

Scott Collins, BHP Teacher Illinois, USA Note from BHP Team: This post is in response to the piece “How Do Minerals Make Our Planet Unique?", which discusses the evolving relationship between geology and biology, specifically as related to minerals and the development of life. Moving through the Big History narrative, we utilize the information gathered by cosmologists, … Continue reading Minerals and Life: Bringing new topics into Units 4 & 5