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resources for the study of living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, origin, evolution and distribution, also know as biology

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    Geoscience Research Institute Grade 6-Lifelong
    The website of this Adventist research organization provides links to a wealth of information for students and teachers of Science or Religion. The Institute uses both science and revelation to study the question of origins. Links provide access to a wide...

  • AAAS Science Benchmarks Online Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Science benchmarks from the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The Project 2061 publishes Benchmarks for Science Literacy and Science for All Americans to answer "the question of what constitutes adult science literacy, recommending...

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    Apologia High School Science Grade 7-Grade 12
    A Christian high school science curriculum that is readable, easy to understand, and has experiments which can be performed in a small or home school. The curriculum is backed by a question/answer support system.

  • Audubon Society Website Grade 1-Lifelong
    The National Audubon Society provides many free resources about birds, ornithology, and environmental education. There are tips for how to bring nature into the classroom and how to teach outside. They also sell an environmental education program for grades...

  • CK-12 FlexBooks Library for STEM courses Grade 5-Lifelong
    Download and customize USA standards-aligned flex-books using content available free online. Texts are structured by chapters including learning activities. Assemble books with desired chapters, add to a flexbook shelf, save and name books, and distribute...

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    Classification of Living Things Unit Grade 6-Grade 12
    Designed for biology, life science, and ecology courses, this unit's contents include four lessons, a web quest, assessments, powerpoint files, and videos. The objectives are, "students will be able to: -Describe various methods of classification -Write...

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    Creation Illustrated Kindergarten-Lifelong
    A Christian creation magazine for the family. Creation Illustrated's three sections on nature, Scripture, and living provide a balance of mental, spiritual, and physical enrichment in each edition. Creation Illustrated is published quarterly (beginning in...

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    Ethical Choices in the Genetic Age, Part 2: Embryonic Science Tertiary-Lifelong
    Zuccarelli explores new advances in genetic medicine and states, "In less than three years, reproductive cloning has been eclipsed by stem cell biology with its conceptual power and medical potency". This article presents a comprehensive overview...

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    Experimenting on Humans - A Christian Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Christians have an obligation to adhere to a higher standard of conduct as they seek to expand the horizons of science while living out their faith. This obligation raises some significant issues: reasons for such research, moral cautions, choosing the...

  • Exploratorium Grade 1-Grade 12
    The Exploratorium is a museum of science, art, and human perception. The site includes instructions for over 500 simple experiments, hands on activities, a variety of online exhibits,...

  • Explore Learning Grade 3-Tertiary
    Experience math and science with hundreds of interactive visual aids called gizmos. Browse the gizmo catalog by academic standard, grade and topic, or textbook correlations. An excellent resource for class or individual learning. Paid Subscription Required.

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    Exploring Nature with Children - A Series of Nature Activities Grade 1-Grade 4
    Each of the following three nature themes - trees, insects, and puddles - is "built around a central exploration activity. This activity is used as a basis for integrating other areas of the curriculum. Units are designed to be used as a 'theme for the...

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    Fearfully and Wonderfully Made Tertiary-Lifelong
    The authors, a renowned surgeon and a professional writer, offer insight into the marvelous details of the human body and draw analogies to the relationship of Christ to His church.

  • Frank Potter's Science Gems Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Dr Potter's site is an excellent resource to find science web and math resources. He updates his site regularly and also indicates suggested appropriate grade levels for all sites.

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    God, Nature, and Learning - An Integrational Approach Tertiary-Lifelong
    Taylor asserts the need in Christian education for an integrational approach to the study of God and nature. This paper was presented at the 2nd Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    God, the Sparrow, and the Emerald Boa Tertiary-Lifelong
    Baldwin talks about good and evil in both nature and human beings. The seven biblical principles discussed here regarding the effect of sin on nature show how the Christian may discern God’s loving character in nature and also the marks of Satan’s...

  • Good Senses Grade 5-Grade 8
    Designed with elementary teachers in mind, this website offers lesson activities to determine the four basic tastes. There are also activities that link the relationship between the senses and the brain, discussion questions, web-links, and suggested readings....

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    Green is an Important Part of the Spectrum 0-2 years-Lifelong
    This article by Joy Veverka showcases what one school is doing to “go green” while using such opportunities to provide outstanding learning experiences for their students. The projects at Rogers Adventist School include solar panels, a wind turbine, and a salmon tank.

  • Here a Bug, There a Bug Kindergarten-Grade 2
    Online lesson plans for a kindergarten bug project, linking two schools in different geographical regions by email. Students explore, find, count, learn about, describe, and classify various insects, both those found at their school and those found at the...

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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.

  • How Stuff Works Grade 5-Lifelong
    Have you ever wondered how the engine in your car works or what makes your refrigerator cold? Find clear explanations in categories: Computers & Internet, Living & Entertainment, Engines & Automotive, Around the House, Electronics & Communications,...

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    In His Hands Kindergarten-Lifelong
    A nature devotional book that makes family or class devotional time fun and educational. This book is a valuable resource on faith-integrated natural topics.

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    Institute for Creation Research Grade 9-Lifelong
    A Christ-focused creation ministry: ICR offers seminars, conferences, debates, various other speaking engagements, creation science workshops, radio/tv outreach, graduate school in the sciences, museum of creation and earth history, creation research, guided...

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    Lost Treasures Earth Education Program Grade 3-Grade 4
    Facilitated by an outdoor center, students at Tualatin Valley Academy are involved in an earth education program. "This exciting new program for 8-9 year olds (3rd & 4th grade US) is based in and around the school with excursions to museums, zoos,...

  • MadSciNet Grade 9-Grade 12
    Great database full of questions answered by scientists who are experts in their field. Also has edible/inedible experiments, the visual human, and the random knowledge generator.

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    Making Science Real with Lab Notebooks and Whiteboards Grade 9-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation shows how any demonstration or lab activity can be enhanced by having students use lab notebooks to record data and observations. Large white boards can be used as a presentation tool where students are able to...

  • MathMol Molecular 3-D Images Online Grade 8-Lifelong
    MathMol (Mathematics and Molecules) is an introductory starting point for those interested in the field of molecular modeling. You may need to change your security settings in Java in order to access this website. Go to Java, then "Configure Java",...

  • National Institutes of Health Office of Science Education Grade 1-Grade 12
    Website with resources for teachers and students in natural science and health topics.

  • National Wildlife Federation Website Preschool-Lifelong
    Home page of National Wildlife Federation. Includes links to Ranger Rick, Your Big Backyard, Animal Baby, National Wildlife and International Wildlife. Online activities. Conservation information, school yard habitat information, outdoor activities for families...

  • National Wildlife Magazine Grade 5-Grade 12
    National Wildlife magazine educates readers about conservation issues and explores the latest discoveries affecting the natural world. Articles from past issues available online.

  • Natural History Magazine Grade 7-Grade 12
    Natural History is the magazine published by American Museum of Natural History. There are ten issues per year along with two paperback book selections.

  • Ocean Oasis Fieldguide Grade 3-Grade 10
    Picture guide to marine fish, mammals, invertebrates, terrestrial animals, and plants. Also contains an index of scientific and common names.

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    Old Homestead Tales Series Grade 6-Lifelong
    Series of 4 books: These timeless stories of birds and animals living near the Old Homestead show children how much God loves and takes care of each one of them. Book 1: The Bluebirds and Their Neighbors. Book 2: The Mallards and Their Neighbors. Book 3: Paddletail...

  • Sci4Kids Grade 1-Grade 8
    Sci4Kids is a series of online interactive adventures/stories about what scientists do at the Agriculture Research Service in Beltsville, Maryland. Sci4Kids will help 8- to 13-year old students find out that Science can be fun as well as informative.

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    Science Labs - GRISDA Grade 1-Grade 12
    Access a variety of class-tested science labs. Some college level labs can be used with high school students and vice versa, particularly the writing labs.

  • Science NetLinks Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This site provides free, Internet-based content across academic disciplines. Access a wealth of standards-aligned resources for K-12 science educators, including lesson plans, interactive and reviewed Internet resources.

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    Should We Use Animals in Adventist Schools? Grade 6-Lifelong
    Deciding whether or not to use animals for science classes is an often controversial decision. Presented are biblical references relating to the relationship between animals and humans; questions and answers about why animals are used in the first place; alternatives...

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    Subjective Reality - The Hard Question Tertiary-Lifelong
    The manner in which the 100 billion or so neurons in the human brain work together to give us the rich subjective conscious experience has been referred to as the 'hard question'. Author Own Hughes explores this question exposing some of its difficult dimensions....

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    The Bible, Anthropology, and the Ancient Caveman Unit Grade 7-Grade 10
    "God created man in His image, so why are there bones that show evidence of manlike beasts? In the days before the flood, the amalgamation of man and beast was the ultimate sin that defaced the image of God. In Satan’s quest to be like the Most...

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    The Importance of the Intelligence Design Theory for Adventist Science Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    Aagaard urges Adventist educators to be familiar with the current arguments and introduce their students to both sides of the issue, as a "vaccination" against the seductive materialistic influences that surround us." This paper was presented...

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    The Story Teller - Fun Felt Kindergarten-Grade 6
    Site to buy felt boards, books, dolls, puppets and lesson helps for teachers, parents, Sabbath School, or homeschoolers. Includes nature/science, farm, religious, Christmas, math, social studies--however, just listing by topic doesn't do this site justice....

  • United Streaming Kindergarten-Lifelong
    United Streaming is a great place to get online video from a huge database collection. Their website says, "Discovery Education streaming is a digital video-on-demand and online teaching service to help improve students' retention and test scores; it is aligned to U.S. state and provincial standards."

  • Using Live Insects in the Elementary Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 3
    Looking for great lesson plans to study insects? The cricket series can be used for chapter 12 in the book Discover God's Creation. It contains a lesson plan which provides a full week of activities using all the sense organs. Students observe and predict...

  • Virtual Frog Dissection Kit Grade 9-Lifelong
    The award winning Virtual Frog Dissection Kit is part of the Whole Frog Project and allows students to virtually dissect a digital frog. Other parts of the project introduce students to the role of computer imaging in science and biology. Also available...

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    Wild About Wetlands Unit Plan Grade 4-Grade 6
    Destruction of wetlands environments has been a controversial issue in North America for many years... In this unit, students will explore a variety of wetlands life as well as various attitudes toward wetlands.

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    You, Your Neurons, and Free Will - Concerns about Reductionism and the Popularization of Cognitive Science Tertiary
    "Along with a longstanding Adventist commitment to the development of the whole person, as well as to the development of character through effortful practice, the Adventist position on human nature has much to offer cognitive science and the public...

  • Zoobooks Preschool-Grade 8
    Zoobooks is a kid-friendly, animal oriented website, offering educational games and fascinating information about the animals kids love. Zoobooks monthly magazine (ages 6-12) offers educational games and fascinating information about animals. Every issue contains...