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LOGYC Fall '17 - Big History (12+)

  • September 08, 2017
  • 12:50 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Central Skokie
  • 5

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This is a survey class modeled on the Big History Project, which can be found at bighistoryproject.com. It will be taught over the full 24 weeks of co-op, with students intending to participate in the 14-week winter/spring session as well. The class will begin with the Big Bang and end in current times, giving students a broad overview of the full arc of history. This class will work off the flipped classroom model, with students watching assigned videos or reading short articles prior to class so they arrive ready for discussion and activities. Classroom emphasis will be on discussion, group interaction and hands-on activities There will also be writing projects that can be adjusted to students' abilities. Some mature historical topics will be discussed, including the Atlantic slave trade, effects of colonization, and various wars.


Teacher: Sarah Alexander

Minimum/maximum number of students: 5/10

Age range: 12+

Price: $30


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Family must register for LOGYC Coop in order to sign up for classes.

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