Reasons to Believe

Youth

  • DNA and Proteins' Excellent Adventure

    Perhaps you remember this scene from Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure:

    Bill: The truth is, Wyld Stallyns will never be a super band until we have Eddie Van Halen on guitar.

    Ted: Yes, Bill. … more

  • Quick Guide to Evaluating a Science Textbook

    It’s almost that time of year again when parents stroll the aisles at their local homeschool show or search the internet looking for a new science curriculum. But what happens when you come … more

  • Big Truths from The Hobbit

    “We don’t want any adventures here, thank you!” – Bilbo Baggins, The Hobbit

    When you’re a hobbit, adventures are “nasty disturbing uncomfortable things” that … more

  • Through the Lens: Astronomy, "The Right Sun" (SD)

    Video Url: http://c450919.r19.cf2.rackcdn.com/ttl_astronomy_raresun_sd.mp4

    Discussion Ideas

    Before watching the video:

    Activity: Research the idea behind the "Copernican Principle."

    Discuss: How do scientists view the sun? As unique or common? Why? … more

  • Through the Lens: Astronomy, "The Right Sun" (HD)

    Video Url: http://c450919.r19.cf2.rackcdn.com/ttl_astronomy_raresun.mp4

    Discussion Ideas

    Before watching the video:

    Activity: Research the idea behind the "Copernican Principle."

    Discuss: How do scientists view the sun? As unique or common? Why? … more

  • Through the Lens: Astronomy, "What Is The Multiverse?" (SD)

    Video Url: http://c4847023.r23.cf2.rackcdn.com/ttl_astronomy_multiverse_sd.mp4

    Discussion Ideas

    Before watching the video:

    Activity: Research the term "multiverse." (This will be discussed further in the video clip.)

    Recommended Resource: "Physicist … more

  • Through the Lens: Astronomy, "The Bible and The Big Bang"

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    Before watching the video:

    What is the big bang?

    Is the big bang compatible with the Bible or against it? What … more

  • Through the Lens: Astronomy, "Rocky Exoplanets"

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    Activity: Look up the term "habitable zone." (This will be discussed further in the … more

  • Through the Lens: Astronomy, "What Is The Multiverse?" (HD)

    Video Url: http://c4847023.r23.cf2.rackcdn.com/ttl_astronomy_multiverse.mp4

    Discussion Ideas

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    Before watching the video:

    Activity: Research the term "multiverse." (This will be discussed further in the video … more

  • Future Careers in Science and Faith part 5

    http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/c4847023.r23.cf2.rackcdn.com/careershughross.mp3

    RTB's Dean of Online Learning, Krista Bontrager, talks to Dr. Hugh Ross about ideas for future career options in science.

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  • Future Careers in Science and Faith part 4

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    RTB's Dean of Online Learning, Krista Bontrager, talks to Dr. Dave Rogstad about ideas for future career options in science.

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  • Future Careers in Science and Faith part 3

    http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/c4847023.r23.cf2.rackcdn.com/careerspatriciafanning.mp3

    RTB's Dean of Online Learning, Krista Bontrager, talks to former Visiting Scholar Dr. Patricia Fanning about ideas for future career options in science.

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  • Future Careers in Science and Faith part 2

    http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/c4847023.r23.cf2.rackcdn.com/careersfuzrana.mp3

    RTB's Dean of Online Learning, Krista Bontrager, talks to Dr. Fuz Rana about ideas for future career options in science.

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  • Future Careers in Science and Faith part 1

    http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/c4847023.r23.cf2.rackcdn.com/careersjeffzweerink.mp3

    RTB's Dean of Online Learning, Krista Bontrager, talks to Dr. Jeff Zweerink about ideas for future career options in science.

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  • Textbook Review: "Explore Evolution"

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    Krista Bontrager discusses the high school textbook, Explore Evolution.

    Read Krista's review of this text here.

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  • Using Secular Textbooks

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    RTB's Dean of Online Learning, Krista Bontrager, talks about some basic principles for using secular science textbooks.

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  • Creation Science Curriculum

    Video Url: http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/c4847023.r23.cf2.rackcdn.com/episode2.mp4

    RTB's Dean of Online Learning, Krista Bontrager, talks about how to handle using creation science curriculum.

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