Teaching With Star Trek

I would love to share my family’s love of Star Trek with you. Everyone who knows us knows we are complete Trekkies. Did you know that my soon-to-be 11 year old son actually wants to be a scientist because of Star Trek. Did you also know that hundreds of engineers …

Teaching 19th Century History With Star Trek

To Boldly Go…Into 19th Century America The three episodes that deal with issues related to 19th Century America do not necessarily represent the best of the franchise.  While I actually really like “The Paradise Syndrome” and think that it can give us some very interesting insights into First Contact, I …

Teaching European History With Star Trek

This post is the 2nd in a series written by my guest, Susan. Read part one: Teaching Ancient History With Star Trek. To Boldly Go…Into European History Of the three episodes that lend themselves well to approaching events in European history, two are among my very favorites.  The first of …