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  • Adventist Resource
    NAD Science 5-8 Essential Supplementary Resources Update 2008 Grade 5-Grade 8
    Supplements to the North American Division Grade 5-8 Science texts: Discover God's Creation, Explore God's Creation, Discover God's World, and Explore God's World. Organized by text, by field of science and alphabetically, including activities for inquiry...

  • National Geographic Education Resources Grade 5-Lifelong
    Many resources for kindergarten all the way to secondary as well as family resources. A wealth of Xpedition lesson plans linked to all the science standards; maps (both printer-friendly and the best to buy), flags and online adventures for social sciences...

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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-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...

  • 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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    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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    Andrews University Educational Research Index 29 Tertiary-Lifelong
    A report of formal research conducted by students in the School of Education at Andrews University. Some studies may be of importance or interest to teachers, therefore they are made available through the School of Education. This edition of the index references...

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    Apologia Educational Ministries Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Apologia provides fun and challenging K-12 creation-based science curriculum specifically designed for the home school."

  • Ben Roy's Science Zone Kindergarten-Grade 8
    The Science Zone is directed by Ben Roy,a former elementary and middle school principal and teacher. Science Zone puts on mobile science shows and drug education programs for schools, churches, and youth groups. Rob Roy also conducts teacher workshops; outdoor...

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    Building Excellence in Science and Technology Grade 9-Tertiary
    A best practice example, "BEST is a summer research program at Andrews University designed to provide early research experiences for high school and college students."

  • Cool Cosmos Grade 4-Grade 12
    This website includes explanations of the infrared and multi-wavelength universe, as well as short videos about astronomy and infrared light, posters and brochures, many images and activities dealing with infrared light.

  • Cool Science from Howard Hughes Medical Institute Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Students of all ages who are interested in science will find quality, free resources at this source. Sections include information for educators, curious kids, biointeractive lectures, science education alliance, ask a scientist, and about becoming a scientist.

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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,...

  • Delta Education Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Delta's inquiry-based science helps teachers engage their students. It provides hands-on science materials correlated to NSES and state standards. Widely used hands-on science curriculum in the United States offering K–6 curricula, such as SCIS 3+, and...

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    Discover God's World Grade 5-Grade 8
    Previous NAD Textbook, Grades 5-6 (odd year), includes chapters on the nature of science, living things, birds, amphibians, reptiles, self-worth and personality, personal hygiene and care, adolescence, abuse, light, sound, waves, energy, heat, oceans, elements...

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    Discover God's World Unit 1 Birds Powerpoint Test Review Grade 5-Grade 6
    This powerpoint can be used as a chapter test or to review with students after completing a test. This test assesses learning objectives for Chapter 6 of the NAD 5th grade science curriculum based on the textbook entitled Discover God's World. Learn more by...

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    Discover God's World Unit 1 Classification Powerpoint Test Review Grade 5-Grade 6
    This powerpoint can be used as a chapter test or to review with students after completing a test. This test assesses learning objectives for Chapter 2 of the NAD 5th grade science curriculum based on the textbook entitled Discover God's World, studying classification....

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    Discover God's World Unit 1 Fish Powerpoint Test Review Grade 5-Grade 6
    This powerpoint can be used as a chapter test or to review with students after completing a test. This test assesses learning objectives for Chapter 4 of the NAD 5th grade science curriculum based on the textbook entitled Discover God's World, focusing on...

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    Discover God's World Unit 1 Mammals Powerpoint Test Review Grade 5-Grade 6
    This powerpoint can be used as a chapter test or to review with students after completing a test. This test assesses learning objectives for Chapter 7 of the NAD 5th grade science curriculum based on the textbook entitled Discover God's World. Learn more by...

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    Discover God's World Unit 1 Reptiles & Amphibians Powerpoint Test Review Grade 5-Grade 6
    This powerpoint can be used as a chapter test or to review with students after completing a test. This test assesses learning objectives for Chapter 5 of the NAD 5th grade science curriculum based on the textbook entitled Discover God's World, focusing on...

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    Discover God's World Unit 1 Science Powerpoint Test Review Grade 5-Grade 6
    This powerpoint can be used as a chapter test or to review with students after completing a test. This test assesses learning objectives for Chapter 1 of the NAD 5th grade science curriculum based on the textbook entitled Discover God's World, studying the...

  • Discovery Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A streaming curriculum video-on-demand service for elementary and secondary education as well as professional development. Subject areas include biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, science, American history, world history, world geography, world languages,...

  • Easy Kids Science Projects & Experiments Grade 5-Grade 10
    This website contains fun, educational science projects and experiment for elementary students. Links to science fair projects, the scientific method, science news, science education, metric conversion, homeschool curriculum, TI calculators, and more.

  • Electricity and Magnetism Science Labs Grade 5-Grade 12
    Science labs for 10-18 year old students to do at home or school include: build an electrical logging tool, the electrical resistivity of materials, fruit power, magnetic relaxation, a two-level headlamp for a bicycle, build a better battery, and make an electromagnet.

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    Encounters - A Student's Perspective on Teaching Science and Fostering Faith Grade 9-Lifelong
    Susan Mentges shares a personal experience that helped shaped her perspective on how students come to appreciate and make meaningful the role of faith in understanding science. She suggests "Until students have discovered for themselves the issues that...

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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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    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...

  • Glaciation and the Ice Age Grade 5-Lifelong
    This page provides creationist perspectives on the Ice Age and Glaciation, and links to articles by other creation scientists on the topic.

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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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    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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    Instructional practices in grade 7-8 science classrooms of a selected Adventist conference. Grade 7-Grade 8
    This investigation focused on instructional practices within 7th and 8th grade science classes of selected Seventh-day Adventist schools. Teachers reported regular use of discussion, student projects, and tests or quizzes. Most respondents said they did not...

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    Integrating Faith and Learning in the Teaching of Physics Tertiary-Lifelong
    Clausen gives ways that physics professors can integrate faith into the teaching of their subject matter. This paper was presented at the 26th Institute of Christian Teaching.

  • Interactivate Online Materials for Math and Science Education Grade 3-Grade 12
    Interactivate focuses on interactive Java-based courseware that is designed to help students explore concepts in mathematics and science. Activities range from two-player games to reinforce skills to guided activities designed to teach concepts. Includes over...

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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 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This Journal of Adventist Education column features current news, reports, and updates of interest to educators. In this issue: Hands-on Science is Best, Say Professional Groups; Chemistry Texts Ill-Suited for Average High School Student; High School...

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    Keeping Students Safe in Chemistry Class Grade 9-Tertiary
    Creating interactive active learning environments that are safe requires intentional teacher preparation, organization and procedures in the classroom, managing and disposing of chemicals, and fire safety. The role of teacher and students during learning activities...

  • Learning Multi-Systems Kindergarten-Grade 12
    LMS designs software that combines the power of computer interactivity with solid content and dynamic multimedia to create exciting learning environments.

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    Making Elementary Science Exciting Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Rittenbach shares ideas that will help elementary science teachers keep their science classes alive. In order to engage students in science, teachers should be excited about science, use the metric system only, be safety conscious, use science journals and...

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    NAD Science Curriculum Guide K-8 Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This curriculum guide is designed to guide science education in Seventh-day Adventist elementary schools in North America. It includes the rationale, philosophy, Journey to Excellence aligned goals and essential learnings, a scope and sequence matrix, the...

  • 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 Science Digital Library - Math and Science Instructional Materials Kindergarten-Grade 12
    NSDL provides access to audio, video, and other multimedia resources for science and math education through Apple's iTunes Store. There is no cost to use or download materials from NSDL on iTunes U. The NSDL was created by the National Science Foundation to provide organized access to high quality resources and tools that support innovations in teaching and learning at all levels of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education.

  • National Science Education Standards Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The USA national science standards are fully accessible online from this website.

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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 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...

  • Problem-Based Learning at the University of Delaware Grade 9-Grade 12
    Problem-based learning activities for the secondary subjects: biology, chemistry, criminal justice, and physics.

  • Scholastic - Tom Snyder Productions Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Tour the features of Scholastic's excellent experiential learning software kits.

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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....

  • Science Instruction through the Modeling Cycle Tertiary-Lifelong
    This link is to the University of Arizona at Tempe's website on Modeling Instruction in Physics, Chemistry and Physical Science at the secondary and middle school level. This is a teacher training program that is based on the Learning Cycle and Constructivist...

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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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    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.

  • Shodor Interactive Online Math and Science Activities Grade 7-Tertiary
    Excellent interactive curriculum, instruction and assessment tools primarily for mathematics and science education, but including engineering and social studies, using technology interactively. Initiatives for middle and high school include Interactivate,...

  • Smithsonian Science Education Center Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The SSEC strives "to improve the learning and teaching of science for all students in the United States and throughout the world." This includes resources for professional development, research-based curriculum and student and parents.

  • Solar System Live Grade 5-Grade 12
    "Welcome to Solar System Live, the interactive Orrery of the Web. You can view the entire Solar System, or just the inner planets (through the orbit of Mars)."

  • Steve Spangler Science Videos Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Watch short videos on how to do experiments using household items to teach science concepts in fun ways. This site also has links for where you can purchase materials.

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    Students' perceptions of the teaching and learning process and academic performance in science in Adventist schools Grade 7-Grade 8
    This study investigated student perceptions of 7th and 8th grade Adventist science education programs and their relationship to achievement in science as defined by performance on the Iowa Test of Basic Skills. Findings revealed that students held generally...

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    Studying Noah's Ark - a Teaching Strategy for a Science and Religion Course Tertiary-Lifelong
    Cremades gives a lesson plan on studying Noah's Ark for a science and religion course. This paper was presented at the 26th Institute of Christian Teaching.

  • Succeed Curriculum - Workshops and Apprenticeship Programs Grade 4-Grade 12
    "The SUCCEED Curriculum consists of materials and lesson plans we have developed for our workshops and the apprenticeship program. We have divided our classes into 50-minute lesson plans, designed for middle and high school students."

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    Teachers and Students Perceptions of Seventh and Eighth Grade Science Education in a Selected Seventh-day Adventist Union Conference Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Problem: Science education has long been a great concern in the United States, where less than one-third of the students perform at or above the proficient level. The purpose of this study was to investigate the status of the science program in a selected...

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    Teaching Physical Science from a Christian Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Ben Clausen shares ideas and suggestions on integrating faith into the teaching of science. A brief historical overview of Judeo-Christian foundations of scientific principles is presented. Also discussed are specific examples of physical science topics that...

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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...

  • Teachnology Science Webquests Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Over 250 science webquests created by teachers and listed in alphabetical order by title.

  • The Astronomy Net Grade 5-Lifelong
    This site is for astronomy enthusiasts, as well as science educators. Find here resources to help understand the mysteries of the universe. Using a simple sign-in procedure requiring name and email, users can access the following: AstroGuide: lists of manufacturers,...

  • The Franklin Institute - Resources for Science Learning Grade 1-Grade 12
    Learn about innovators in science, engineering, and technology from around the world, the history of science, and special exhibits in the Franklin Institute, Philadelphia's favorite science center. There are activities for teaching many science topics. The...

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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 Importance of the Intelligent Design Theory for Adventist Science Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    Aagaard encourages science teachers to boldly expose the fallacy of media today and also to boldly tell students about their own commitment to a God centered and biblical worldview. This paper was presented at the 26th Institute of Christian Teaching.

  • The Jason Project Kindergarten-Tertiary
    A year-round scientific expedition designed to excite and engage students in science and technology and to motivate and provide professional development for teachers. Each year, JASON mounts a major scientific expedition that examines one or more of Earth's...

  • The Nine Planets Solar System Tour Grade 5-Lifelong
    "This website is an overview of the history, mythology, and current scientific knowledge of the planets, moons and other objects in our solar system. Each page has my text and NASA's images, some have sounds and movies, most provide references to additional...

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    The relationship between students' perceptions of the teaching and learning process and academic performance in science of seventh and eighth graders enrolled in Seventh-day Adventist schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This study investigated student perceptions of 7th and 8th grade Adventist science education programs and their relationship to achievement in science as defined by performance on the Iowa Test of Basic Skills. Findings revealed that students held generally...

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    The WOW of Teaching Space Science K-12 Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Roy suggests ways to increase the WOW factor in activity-based science lessons, including a NASA space art lesson for Grades K-3, and 4-12.

  • University of California Museum of Paleontology Grade 4-Tertiary
    The UCMP website contains thousands of pages of content about the history of life on Earth. This includes K-12 resources, the paleontology portal, mystery fossil and understanding evolution. Note that all materials are presented from an evolution perspective.

  • USGS and Science Education Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The U.S. Geological Survey provides scientific information intended to help educate the public about natural resources, natural hazards, geospatial data, and issues that affect our quality of life. Discover selected online resources, including lessons, data,...

  • 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...

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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...

  • What's Your Genus? Scientific Classification - Visual Thesaurus Lesson Grade 6-Grade 12
    A one hour lesson in which students learn about the fundamental system of scientific classification - binomial nomenclature. Uses white board and computers with internet access for a name scavenger hunt.

  • Yucky Worm World Grade 5-Lifelong
    This website contains vital information on worms and their beneficial properties and also some fun games and activities for the kids.