What if You're Living History?

Get curious about how history survives today with this Curiosity-Based Thinking workout from the Introduction to the "History" Chapter in The Book of What If...?

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What: What is history exactly? Can you define it in three words or less?

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Who: Who from history would you most like to sit next to on a rocket ship to Mars?

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When: When is history? How long ago does something have to be in order to be "history"? How long ago does something need to be in order to be "historic"?

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Where: Where does history come from? Do dogs bark about their history? Do only humans have history and, if so, where does it come from?

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How: How is history advice for the future?

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Why: Why do you think people 100 years in the future will value history more than people valued history 100 years ago in the past?

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Huh?: How accurate do you think our understand of history really is? If it's not 100% accurate, what percent of the past would you say we actually understand as it truly was?

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Wow!: What if you are living during the best time known to humans in our entire recorded history? How do you celebrate that each day?

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