Tag «middle school»

Big History Project: A Story for Everyone

I love to learn new things. I think it’s a wonderful adventure. But you don’t always see how the different things you learn fit together. It’s only when you see that overall picture that it’s most exciting. Well, Big History is the course that does bring it together. It uses the timeline, it uses the …

Life: A Brief Big History (H2) | Big History Project

NARRATOR: Three billion years ago. The world is covered by one giant ocean. The water is teeming with elements and minerals, including 35 parts per thousand of salt. In this chemical bath, life mysteriously appears. ALEX FILIPPENKO: For billions of years in the history of the Earth, there were only single-celled organisms, and they lived …

Crash Course Big History #5: The Evolutionary Epic

Crash Course Big History #5: The Evolutionary Epic

Hi, I’m John Green. Welcome to Crash Course Big History. Today we’re going to be traversing the evolutionary epic– the great story of magnificent beasts, terrifying predators, quite a lot of extinctions, and countless varieties of evolutionary forms. It’s the ultimate epic– millions upon millions of species playing out a drama that has so far …

The History of Hindu India, From Ancient Times

The History of Hindu India, From Ancient Times

Hi. My name is Raj Narayan and I’m going to talk about Hindu history, beliefs and culture. Hinduism is the oldest living religion in the world and the third largest. More than one billion Hindus live in 150 different countries, mostly in India. The United States alone is home to over two million Hindus. Origins …