Dialogue 2010 #2
The newest title in the highly successful “Wonders of Creation Series” is The Archaeology Book by David Down. Just published in February 2010, this book includes a new multi-age format. Each chapter provides introductory material suitable for grades 5-6, elaboration on the topic which is suitable for grades 7-8, and further details which raise questions concerning controversial issues such as dating techniques. This latter section is provided for grades 9-11 or other interested readers. Read the rest of this entry »
God of Wonders: Exploring The Wonders of Creation, Conscience, and the Glory of God. 85 minutes. Eternal Productions.
One evening, after finishing dish duty and before starting our children’s bedtime routine, my husband and I plunked on the couch to catch the first few minutes of the DVD God of Wonders. Immediately I was awestruck by aerial footage of mountains and waterfalls, flowers blooming before my eyes through the use of time lapse photography and an impressive variety of wonderful and incredible creatures. Read the rest of this entry »
One of the most popular mammals is the lovable and cuddly koala. Its appearance has given rise to calling them bears, often teddy bears and, although they are not bears but rather marsupials, the name has stuck. Their fluffy ears, large spoon-shaped nose, round body and bright button eyes make them appealing to everyone. Read the rest of this entry »
A seahorse (family Syngnathidae, genus Hippocampus meaning “horse sea monster”) is like no other animal on earth. It is the only fish that swims upright. It is not just a fish that travels on its tightly curled tail, but its whole body is designed around how it swims. For example, its elaborate balancing mechanism uses an air bubble inside of a specially designed swim bladder to maintain upright posture. Read the rest of this entry »
“Beyond the Bare Bones” is the theme of CSAA’s Creation Weekend October 15 and 16, 2010 with palaeontologist Dr. Marcus Ross. All the events will take place at Mill Woods Assembly, 66 Street and 23 Avenue in Edmonton. Read the rest of this entry »