BHP Teachers Tell: What Happens When You Add Science to History Class

BHP Team When folks sign on to teach the Big History Project course for the first time, an understandably common reaction (and fear!) is: Why all the science? This topic was surfaced recently in the BHP Online Teacher Community, when veteran New York-based BHP teacher Scott Henstrand asked: How has the integration of science into … Continue reading BHP Teachers Tell: What Happens When You Add Science to History Class

BIG HISTORY: COMBINING HISTORY AND SCIENCE IN THE CLASSROOM FOR A GREATER GOOD

Dan Zevin, Public Education Specialist, Space Sciences Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley It was an honor to be involved with the addition of new science lessons to the Big History Project (BHP) course curriculum. A little more than a year ago, I was looking for collaborators here at the University of California, Berkeley, where I … Continue reading BIG HISTORY: COMBINING HISTORY AND SCIENCE IN THE CLASSROOM FOR A GREATER GOOD

BHP AND BERKELEY TEAM UP FOR MORE SCIENCE

BHP Team Post Each year, we update the Big History Project course with new assets and activities to help keep it fresh and address feedback from our teachers. We’re pleased to announce that as part of this year’s update, we've added a set of 11 new science lessons. Co-developed with our friends at the Space … Continue reading BHP AND BERKELEY TEAM UP FOR MORE SCIENCE