Tag Archives: History

Talking Climate Change with Kids

As an environmental science instructor, there comes a time each term where I have to talk about climate change with my students. The reaction is predictable: they start saying how awful it is, they get scared about the consequences, and they … Continue reading

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A History Buff’s Hero(ine), Hillary Clinton

When I was a kid, I was obsessed with history. Specifically, American cultural history during the American Revolution, Civil War, pioneer, Victorian, and civil rights eras. A lifelong romantic, I was fascinated by the courting rituals, fashions, and gender separation of … Continue reading

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Progress?

Today is the 50th anniversary of the march to Selma, Alabama, and International Women’s Day. Everyone is celebrating how far we’ve come. But I wonder… have we? Have we really made progress in racial and gender equality? Let’s review some … Continue reading

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GHF Online: Environmental Science in U.S. History

You may have heard that I’m teaching a class for GHF Online next semester. The rumors are true! I will be teaching Environmental Science in U.S. History, aimed at 5th to 9th grades academically (I don’t care how old your kid is). We’ll … Continue reading

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