Go deeper: Take the Big History Project free online course!
The Big History Project is a free, online course that tells the story of our Universe, world and humanity. The best part? Take the course, pass our fun quizzes, and become a true big historian.
Earn badges along the way. Collect all 9 and we’ll send you a big historian sticker.
The Big History Project is ultimately about understanding our shared history and developing a framework to help people learn about anything and everything. It’s inherently interdisciplinary – combining the best of social studies, humanities, and science.
It will take about 6-8 hours to complete the core material and quizzes.
The content mixes great editorial with videos, infographics, and imagery.
Features leading academics and experts in a range of fields.