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resources for the study of the natural sciences from a biblical worldview


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    Focusing on Science Experiments Grade 9-Grade 12
    Experiments that are inexpensive, effective and easy to do, shared by the NAD Science Curriculum Guide 9-12 Committee members, as a supplement to the curriculum guide. Experiments included are titled: How big is the solar system? Demonstrations of the effects...

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    NAD Standards for High School Science Courses Grade 7-Grade 12
    Download the performance standards for Science courses in North American Adventist high schools: Earth Science Physical...

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    Teacher Bulletin Kindergarten-Grade 12 New!!
    Prepared by the NAD Atlantic Union annually, Teacher Bulletin provides busy teachers with creative units for multi-grade/multi-age elementary classes.

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    Transformational Teaching - Adventist Worldview Curriculum Frameworks Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Explore "the foundational worldview from which an Adventist teacher delivers the Australian National Curriculum." These curriculum frameworks focus on the "principles, values and threads that undergird and guide what we consider to be real,...

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    A Believing Scientist Approaches the Sciences Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Understanding the relation between science and religion is important and relevant. For various reasons the relation is sometimes one of conflict and sometimes cooperation. The Bible gives several examples of the conflict. Since both theological and scientific...

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    A Biblical Approach to the Sciences Tertiary-Lifelong
    Clausen shows examples of the conflict between the worship of the Creator and worship of the "creature". He then goes on to suggest reasons for the science/religion conflict. Lastly, he outlines some influence that Christianity has had on the development...

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    A Biblical Perspective on the Philosophy of Science Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Modern science began in Christian Europe, and many great scientists in past centuries viewed their scientific work as thinking God’s thoughts after Him. This attitude toward science and religion went into a serious decline, until it seemed that...

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    A Biblical-Christian Approach to Teaching Philosophy of Science - a Proposal Tertiary-Lifelong
    Thomas proposes a course in Philosophy of Science. "The Philosophy of Science class is an earnest effort to instill in our students faith and a desire to search the scriptures and find truth. This paper was presented at the 26th Institute of Christian...

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    A No-Paper Day Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A multigrade teacher shares how to implement a no-paper day each week. This is a day where students learn but the teacher doesn't have to take home papers to grade for the day. The author shares ideas for how to teach math, reading, Bible, language, spelling,...

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    Adventist Science Educators Association Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "ASEA (Adventist Science Educator's Assocation) was formed to provide professional support to Seventh-day Adventist science teachers. Its purpose is to improve communication among science educators and enhance science learning in the classroom...Membership...

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    An Adventist View of Science Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Modern science has had a great influence on our culture. Its influence has become so pervasive that the scientific viewpoint is often taken for granted as the basis of knowledge. It is often overlooked that science is based on certain presuppositions....

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    Are the Bible and Science in Conflict? Grade 7-Tertiary
    Can both science and Scripture be believed? This article explores how a Christian who is also a scientist relates to this issue. Section headings include: Experimental and Historical Science, Different Types of Bible Passages, Natural and Supernatural Explanations,...

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    Building STEMthusiasm Preschool-Grade 12
    This 2018 NAD convention workshop focused on "helping teachers develop a school-wide STEM program designed to involve all students in STEM related activities." The accompanying materials include an introduction to STEM education, a STEM thematic...

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    Christians in Science Grade 11-Lifelong
    CiS is an international network of those concerned with the relationship between science and Christian faith, open to scientists, teachers, students and all those with an interest in this dialogue. The common misperception that there is always conflict between...

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    Classroom Beekeeping Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Add excitement to your classroom by opening a window to the hidden world of the honeybee. Observation beehives allow students to observe the industrious work and life cycle of the honeybee. Discover the passion and commitment needed to make your classroom...

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    Cradled Science: Examining the Cosmos in the Context of Faith Tertiary-Lifelong
    Del Ratzsch addresses the Christian's responsibility to be reflective, discerning, and appreciative when seeking to understand theories, limitations, and the basic character of science. In discussing concepts such as inductivism, falsificationism, post-empiricism,...

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    Creation Magazine Photo Contest Grade 5-Grade 10
    Have your students photographing what they have learned about God through nature. Creation magazine includes a youth photo contest in each issue.

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    CSS Vol 3 Editorial: The Science Religion Conflict Tertiary
    "The present conflict between science and religion impacts on many areas of our lives. What do we do when the Bible (for instance) tells us one story of human origins and dignity, while science provides a completely different account? What is the scientist...

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    Discrepant Events - More Bang, Fewer Bucks! Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD convention presentation demonstrates easy, effective, affordable ways to bring your science class to life. Discrepant events (science experiments with unexpected outcomes) help cement scientific concepts for your students. Numerous discrepant...

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    Enhancing STEM instruction with SCRATCH and MIT App Inventor Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2018 NAD convention workshop was "designed to explore the use of app development to enhance learning in science. Science concepts covered in these apps include cell structure and function, atomic structure, physical and chemical change." See...

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    Enlarging the Vision - Interdisciplinary Studies in the Arts Kindergarten-Lifelong
    What is being done in schools and colleges to train the eyes and ears of the youth to see and hear and appreciate the visual and auditory world? College students today have little appreciation, understanding or knowledge of the arts. The arts and other human...

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    Environment-Friendly Educational Technologies Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Alexis shares how Graves Adventist Academy is using java applets to do 'dry labs', which are environmentally friendly and effective learning experiences. "With the help of educational technology, however, teachers can reduce, refine, and replace, and yet continue to effectively pursue, the study of life and physical sciences."

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    Environmental Science Education in Seventh-day Adventist Colleges and Universities - A Model Program Tertiary-Lifelong
    "In the developing world it has been traditionally difficult to promote environmental issues with limited resources particularly while meeting the basic demands of a developing society." From this issue Jones has proposed a program that can be used...

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    Ethical Choices in the Genetic Age, Part 1: Reproductive Cloning Grade 9-Lifelong
    In Part 1 of this article, Zuccarelli discusses recent developments and ethical issues raised on the topic of reproductive cloning. He sets out to provide basic information about reproductive cloning, stem cells, and gene therapy, and suggests that three factors...

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    Ethics and Science in Christian Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    David Larson addresses three essential approaches to understanding the connection between ethics and science: ethics and science, ethics of science, and ethics in science. He suggests that while science seeks to explain what is, ethics seeks to explain what...

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    Expanding the Garden - A Christian's View of Nature Tertiary-Lifelong
    Zuill looks at the role of the church in the environmental movement. He suggests possible approaches to integrating faith with the study of nature and natural science. The point in the end is to "lead to greater trust in the Creator and better use of...

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    Faith-Science Issues - an Epistemological Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Zinke does not argue against the use of reason and science, nor does it deny the validity of understanding the structure of our existence. But it does speak against rationalism, empiricism, existentialism, and any other form of humanism that makes some aspect...

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    Finding the Harmony Between Faith and Science in College Classes Tertiary
    This article from the JAE special science issue deals with integrating science and religion in a Christian college. This is not only intellectually stimulating but spiritually satisfying. Knowledge gained must relate to life, especially in the biological and...

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    Flipped Classrooms Improve Reading Comprehension of Science Textbooks Grade 9-Grade 12
    Faced with a class failing to understand their biology textbooks, this teacher looked for a new strategy. “A review of relevant literature and dialogue with other educators suggested that implementing a variation of the flipped classroom might alleviate...

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    Focusing on Science Concepts Grade 9-Grade 12
    This downloadable document contains thirty science concept working papers. Each provides a short discussion of the concept, sample test questions, and instructional objectives. Concepts are useful for organizing our understanding, for explaining things, and...

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    Getting on Board with the STEM Revolution - Two Christian Schools’ Experiences Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "This paper reports on an initial investigation into teachers’ perceptions of the process of introducing the integrated teaching of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) using a cooperative and problem solving approach."

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    Girls Are Scientists, Too! Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Who are scientists? Teachers must challenging the stereotype that exist both within and outside the classroom, and create an environment where girls are encouraged to reach their full potential in the study of the sciences. This can be done by providing role...

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    God's Second Book: Adventist Education and the Sciences Tertiary-Lifelong
    Gary Land charts the historical development of science education within Adventist higher education. The article begins at Battle Creek College where the first science curriculum included classes such as physiology, natural philosophy, botany, chemistry, geology,...

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    Hands-on Science Resources Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This list links to resources designed to help you make your science class exciting and meaningful.

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    How Should Christians Treat Animals in Research? 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Using animals in medical research is a highly contested issue. In this article, Mark F. Carr offers several proposals that he hopes will encourage Adventists to move away from research that causes pain and suffering for animals.

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    Ideas for Integrating Technology Into Science Classes Grade 1-Lifelong
    A listing of suggested technology resources available to science teachers. Shared here are Internet websites, web-based Internet projects, and information on using digital cameras, document cameras, probes and hand-held computers.

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    Integrating Faith and Learning in the Math and Science Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 12
    With the presentation from this 2018 NAD convention breakout session, "learn strategies and activities for integrating faith and teaching/learning in the mathematics and science classroom. These ideas entail more than reading a Bible verse or praying...

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    JAE Editorial: Experiencing and Sharing the Gift of Nature Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This editorial introduces a special edition focusing on the study of nature at different levels and from different disciplines. Articles in this issue include: The Need for Nature Repairing...

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    JAE Editorial: In Praise of Impracticality Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In this editorial from the JAE special science issue, Dr. Edwin Karlow explains that the best education balances instruction in theory with practical applications in many disciplines, particularly in science. Practical also means growing fresh new ideas. Articles...

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    JAE Editorial: What About Science? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This editorial is part of a special issue on Adventist thinking about science and its teaching in denominational schools. James Hayward states that the pursuit of scientific knowledge through research can be carried out under the presupposition that God exists...

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    JAE: Of Interest to Teachers - April, May 1989 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In this issue: Christian Writers Workshop; Gifted Writers Program for Students; Free Science and Math Catalog; Student Skills in Economics Poor, Report Shows; Review of Gentry Book Available.

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    JAE: Of Interest to Teachers - October 1987 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This Journal of Adventist Education column features current news, reports, and updates of interest to educators. In this issue: Where Do Students Attend College?; Remembering Good Teachers; Asking Good Questions; Drug Prevention and Health Promotion...

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    JAE: Of Interest to Teachers - Summer 1989 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This Journal of Adventist Education column features current news, reports, and updates of interest to educators.

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    JAE: Of Interest to Teachers- Oct 1992 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This Journal of Adventist Education column features current news, reports, and updates of interest to educators. In this issue: Four-year Science Curriculum Proposed to 'Empower' High School Students; Preparation of U.S. Science and Math Teachers; U.S....

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    Just in Time Teaching in the Sciences or Other Subjects Grade 7-Tertiary
    See the presentation from this 2018 NAD convention breakout session to learn about Just in Time Teaching, in which "students are introduced to class concepts through online and reading activities and the completion of a pre-class assignment. This pre-class...

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    Leonardo da Vinci in the Classroom - Using Renaissance Thinking to Inspire STEM Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Participants at this 2018 NAD convention breakout session learned "ways to bring history, science, technology, engineering, math and art to the K-12 classroom." See the presentation for an overview.

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    Lively Science Teaching for Multigrade Classrooms Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article from the JAE special science issue suggests that teachers who are responsible for science instruction of several or all grades should develop a program that meets the needs of the students without exceeding the teacher's energy. Teachers should...

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    Making Education Work Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The combined efforts of school and home as well as reading, phonics, math, writing, science, and homework are important areas in which schools can make education work. A discussion of the U.S. Department of Education's "What Works: Research About Teaching...

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    Making Science a Delight Grade 3-Grade 8
    Sally Dillon writes about a dynamic science teacher, Lowell Russell Litton, and the timeless techniques he has used to captivate and motivate his students at Shenandoah Valley Academy Elementary School. In an innovative way Litton makes sure his lessons allow...

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    Making Science Irresistible Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article from the JAE special science issue provides suggestions on how to make science classes irresistibly interesting. Ideas include bulletin boards, classroom displays or interest centers, planning, handouts, cooperative learning, current events, and...

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    Matching Your Teaching to the Dyslexic's Learning Style Kindergarten-Grade 12
    How a multigrade teacher developed a new science curriculum that incorporated her teaching methods for other classes. Topics were selected, objectives listed, and specific activities listed. How each unit was introduced and evaluated is discussed. From the...

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    Mathematics - A catalyst for faith? Tertiary
    "A number of features of mathematics and its relation to the sciences speak in harmony with Scripture’s revelation of God. Can this serve as a catalyst for faith?"

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    Miracles and Natural Law - Are They Compatible? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "These two realities constantly clash with each other, producing heated debates on science and religion. Is religion still allowed any space in the public square when it comes to discussions about what is reality? Has science debunked religion? Should...

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    NAD Science Curriculum Guide 9-12 Grade 9-Grade 12
    The NAD science curriculum guide for Grades 9-12 includes rationale, philosophy, goals, scope and sequence, and content overview for each of the major disciplines: Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Physical Science, and Physics. It is intended as a guide...

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    Newton - Rationalizing Christianity, or Not? Grade 9-Lifelong
    MIT professor Picard shows how the Christian faith, which Isaac Newton professed, influenced his scientific thinking, and how his science affected his faith. Newton wrote as much or more on theology as on his scientific findings. This article provides excellent...

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    Parables - A Synthesis of Thought Grade 8-Lifelong
    Karlow explores how science can often be expressed through parables that are constructed after the manner of Christ. This paper was presented at the 1st Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    Practical Applications of Technology Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    In this 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation, see how Science, Technology Engineering, and Math (STEM) can be incorporated to stimulate student interest in related professions and occupations.

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    Practical Ways to Improve Your Science Teaching Grade 7-Lifelong
    Many students who choose majors in engineering or science drop out of these programs after one year of college. Factors leading to high drop-out rates include: teaching atmosphere (enthusiasm, empathy, collaboration) and student development and learning (student...

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    Profile 7: Service and Scientific Attainment Tertiary-Lifelong
    The National Association for the Prevention of Starvation (NAPS), founded by the faculty and students of Oakwood College's science department, has relieved hunger in Sudan, Zimbabwe, Haiti, Guyana, and within the continental United States.

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    Science - NAD Secondary Textbook List Grade 9-Grade 12
    The current NAD textbook list for high school science classes, including multiple options for earth science, physical science, biology, chemistry, physics, and anatomy & physiology. Strengths for most textbooks are listed, as well as weaknesses and concerns...

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    Science and Christian Belief Grade 11-Lifelong
    Science & Christian Belief is a journal concerned with the interactions of science and religion, with particular reference to Christianity. The traffic of ideas between science and religion has been flowing for many centuries and shows no signs of diminishing....

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    Science and Faith as Honest Friends Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Science provides a way to gain testable knowledge about nature, a method that drives the continuous accumulation of knowledge within paradigms as well as the occasional scientific revolution in which one paradigm replaces another. How do Christian beliefs...

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    Science and Religion - Friends or Foes Tertiary
    "This paper describes core ideas behind science and religion and outlines the differences and common features. Four models describing the relationship between science and religion are briefly outlined. It is proposed that the interaction model is likely...

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    Science and Religion - Interpreting the Data Tertiary-Lifelong
    Kennedy discusses data and interpretation in science. Science and Religion have a difficult time understanding the other. Science ignores the supernatural realm, but religion expects harmony because God is the Creator and the one who set up all the natural...

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    Science and religion - Pursuing a common goal? Tertiary-Lifelong
    De Groot explores the topics of science and Christian, their common goal, and three attitudes to unanswered questions.

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    Science Class -- No More Yucks! Grade 4-Grade 12
    This article from the JAE special science issue suggests that by using encouragement, creative thinking, and the wonders of science, teachers can make science one of the most rewarding school experiences. Suggestions for doing this are to be honest and trustworthy,...

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    Science Curriculum Framework SPD Grade 5-Grade 12
    An essential curriculum development tool for Christian secondary schools, this downloadable framework outlines the Adventist philosophy, values and principles, and shows teachers how valuing, thinking and other learning skills can be taught from a Christian...

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    Science is Doing Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Many elementary teachers do not feel comfortable with hands-on learning in science class. However, science can't be effectively taught by worksheets and vocabulary alone. This article demonstrates how experimental work in science brings out the best in student...

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    Scientific American.com Grade 5-Lifelong
    Read current and past issues of Scientific American magazine online at this well organized, and information-rich website.

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    Socioscientific Issues - A Framework for Teaching Ethics Through Controversial Issues in Science Grade 5-Tertiary
    "As science progresses, new techniques and additional information present society with new situations that require ethical analysis and judgement. More than ever before educators of today face the challenge of preparing students with the knowledge...

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    STEM Fest: Fun for Everyone! Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Learn how creating a STEM department in your school can offer students an inter-disciplinary approach to STEM as they utilize problem-based learning. Students also have “opportunities for internships, field trips, STEM-related community service and outreach,...

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    Teaching Creation in Science Grade 9-Grade 12
    An argument for the presentation of the theory of evolution while teaching science from a creationist perspective so that students are prepared to defend their beliefs. Includes a list of resources.

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    Teaching Science as a Christian: Faith, Evidence, Interpretation, Humility Grade 1-Lifelong
    Teaching science in elementary through higher education presents many challenges for the Christian teacher. In this article, James Hayward discusses four approaches to teaching science as a Christian: affirmation of faith, presentation of evidence; discussion...

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    Teaching the Tough Topics Grade 9-Lifelong
    In this article Goodwin asks the provocative question: "How can the Adventist educator help students deal with the difficult issues while preserving intellectual integrity and enhancing faith in God and His word?" Goodwin encourages teachers to be...

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    Teaching with Interactive Simulations - One Small Contribution Toward Science Education for All Kindergarten-Tertiary
    With science-related challenges growing worldwide, all citizens should have an understanding of science in order to participate in the democratic addressing of these issues. Enhancing education will require a variety of methods. "This paper briefly describes...

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    The Bible and Science Tertiary-Lifelong
    Brand seeks to find an balanced, practical approach to the relationship between science and God's Word. This paper was presented at the 26th Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    The Bible and the Philosophy of Science Tertiary-Lifelong
    Baldwin identifies and assesses five elements either related to or implications of a Christian philosophy of science which seem to be implied in a key line by the first angel urging us to "worship Him who made the heavens and the earth, and sea, and the...

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    The God Delusion Delusion Grade 9-Lifelong
    In this TEACH journal book review, Leo looks at Richard Dawkin's book, The God Delusion. Dawkins offers four key arguments against religion: it's infantile; it's irrational; God can't be proved to exist; and religion produces violence. Leo responds...

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    The Use of Inexpensive Contests to Teach Science Principles Grade 1-Grade 8
    This 2006 NAD Teachers Convention session is on how "problem solving" activities set up as contests can engage student interest in science. Emphasis is not on the competitive nature of the contest but on the science principles that can be learned...

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    Using Literacy Support Strategies to Enhance Reading Comprehension in Science Grade 1-Grade 12
    “This article discusses methods for helping students understand—not just memorize—the scientific concepts presented in the textbook and reinforced by the activities.” Davidson and Overstreet note research that has found that “the...

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    What Do Seventh-Day Adventist Students Need to Know About Science? Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article from the JAE special science issue claims that Adventist science education has the responsibility to guide students into an understanding of the issues involved in the controversy being waged between modern science and the Bible. Adventist educational...

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    When Science and Religion Meet - How Do We Keep the Faith? Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article explores the apparent tension between science and faith and provides some suggestions for helping students solve this problem. These include understanding: the nature of science, the scientific process and faith, where modern science came from,...

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    When Science Rejected God Tertiary-Lifelong
    The cliché 'flat earth' still prevails and has become synonymous with ignorance, a deprecate past, and erroneous religion. The legend serves to assure skeptics that they are right and that religion is not to be trusted. Such false accusations against...

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    Why Do Different Scientists Interpret Reality Differently? Grade 9-Tertiary
    Following an introduction to a mini-series on Faith and Science, this article considers the impact of contrasting worldviews (theism, naturalism, pantheism, Biblical Christianity and Secular Humanism) on scientists interpretation of research.