Teotihuacan Deep-Dive

BHP Team This month, we’re digging deep into the question, “What shapes an urban existence?” The lens of focus is Teotihuacan: an ancient civilization that thrived for over six centuries, beginning around 100 BCE, in what is today Central Mexico. We’ve worked closely with BHP teachers and the education staff at the de Young Museum … Continue reading Teotihuacan Deep-Dive

Teotihuacan: Artifacts and Symbols

BHP Team This activity, created by Louisiana-based BHP teacher Bridgette O’Connor, gets students closely examining the artifacts and symbols of the ancient civilization Teotihuacan (which existed from around 100 BCE to 550 CE in what is today Central Mexico). Students document the conditions surrounding the discovery of certain artifacts, explain how these items teach us … Continue reading Teotihuacan: Artifacts and Symbols

Tackling Teotihuacan in My BHP-World Classroom

Hajra Saeed, BHP Teacher California, USA Unit 7 (Agriculture and Early Civilizations) of the Big History Project curriculum is absolutely packed with content. Because I teach BHP-World, I strive to cover the content in as much depth as possible, which often means I’m pressed for time. I do like to add new activities, but because … Continue reading Tackling Teotihuacan in My BHP-World Classroom