Big Think is a global forum connecting people and ideas.
At Big Think, we put you in contact with the ideas of very smart people. Expertise is invaluable and should be shared. Big Think does not believe that experts have all the answers. On many subjects deep thinkers disagree. However, this website believes that we will all make better decisions in our personal and professional lives if our thinking is informed by expert opinion.
Big think offers Blogs, Daily IdeaFeed (email on current topics), Special Series, weekly newsletter and interviews of more than 1,000 Experts.
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What is meant by 'Knowledge is Power"?
What topic(s) spark your interest?
What are the current -
science & technology
business and economics
art & culture
health & medicine
media & internet
politics & power
topics are being covered in the news?
What topics do you expect to find on a global forum such as Big Think?
Extension and Activities
Write an annotated summary of 5 experts in one topic area.
Write a review of one of the series.
'Stump the Class' - Share an interview and have audience guess the topic and brainstorm some tags.
"I believe that technology is the best focus for me
as a way to relate to the arts community."
Visual Arts Teacher
L.A.U.S.D. - Castaic, C.A.