The First Read: In the Beginning There Was Nothing, Then There Was Something…

Chris Scaturo, BHP Teacher New Jersey, USA At some point, we have all taught Ryan. You know Ryan. Ryan is “spirited.” Ryan has a smirk that kids respect and adults, well, fear. Ryan can make or break your class. Now, every Ryan is different, but in my experience, Ryan usually has a secret. He wants … Continue reading The First Read: In the Beginning There Was Nothing, Then There Was Something…

How and Why Do Theories Become Generally Accepted? A Unit 4 Deep Dive

Bridgette Byrd O’Connor, BHP Team Member Louisiana, USA So, in prepping to write this blog post, I went back to the amazing one Rachel Hansen wrote for Unit 3. I must admit that reading her recollections of high school chemistry brought me back to my own high school days. While I didn’t set anything on … Continue reading How and Why Do Theories Become Generally Accepted? A Unit 4 Deep Dive

Yes, we learn about the periodic table in history. No, you’re not in the wrong class.

Rachel Hansen, BHP Teacher Muscatine, USA I’ll admit, my heart races and my palms get a little sweaty when I think back to my high school chemistry class. We did not exactly see eye to eye. Mr. Hooper put up with a whole lot of sighs, eye rolls, and my futile attempts to wear a … Continue reading Yes, we learn about the periodic table in history. No, you’re not in the wrong class.