Journey through nearly 14 billion years of history in this self-guided, six-hour version of Big History. You'll find every chapter full of great activities to keep you entertained and test your learning.
Big History examines our past, explains our present, and imagines our future. It's a story about us. An idea that arose from a desire to go beyond specialized and self-contained fields of study to grasp history as a whole. This growing, multi-disciplinary approach is focused on high school students, yet designed for anyone seeking answers to the big questions about the history of our Universe.
The Big History Project is a joint effort between teachers, scholars, scientists, and their supporters to bring a multi-disciplinary approach to knowledge to lifelong learners around the world.
You'll find every chapter full of great activities to keep you entertained and test your learning. Plus, you can earn badges through fun quizzes that will challenge your thinking. Pass all eight quizzes and we'll recognize your success by sending you a Big Historian sticker. (U.S. and Australia only. Limit first 10,000. Some other limitations may apply.)
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