Do we need more science education? How big history explains climate change

A major barrier to effective international action is skepticism about climate change in the United States, the richest and most powerful country in the world, and the country with the largest scientific establishment and the largest number of Nobel Prize winners. This skepticism baffles many. It is true that powerful interests have conducted a well-funded and

By |2017-04-20T12:26:18-05:00April 20th, 2017|Berkshire Blog|0 Comments

Teaching Big History Cynthia Stokes Brown discusses how she teaches big history in this episode of Berkshire Bookworld. As she discussed last week, in "An Introduction to Big History," big history incorporates many disciplines, from cosmology and chemistry to archaeology and history. Join us today to find out how to bring all these aspects of big history into

By |2020-09-11T11:59:57-05:00November 23rd, 2016|Berkshire Bookworld, Podcasts|0 Comments

An Introduction to Big History Cynthia Stokes Brown, a professor and popular author, explains how she came to write about Big History in this episode of Berkshire Bookworld. Big History is the study of how we all got here, from the Big Bang to the present day, and Cynthia has written and coauthored three books on the subject, including a textbook

By |2020-09-11T12:02:36-05:00November 17th, 2016|Berkshire Bookworld, Podcasts|0 Comments

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