BioLogos INTEGRATE

A teacher’s resource for exploring biology from a Christian worldview


BioLogos INTEGRATE was such a gift to use in combination with our standard curriculum for online learning when our students were sent home due to COVID-19. I was able to easily incorporate the activities into Nearpod presentations and Google Classroom, and the discussion questions were well suited for breaking students out into Zoom rooms from home. Through submitted student assignments, it was evident immediately that students were being challenged to think deeply and were growing in their faith through the process.

Kimberly Smith, Upper School Biology Teacher, Trinity School of Durham and Chapel Hill in North Carolina

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  • Why INTEGRATE?

    BioLogos INTEGRATE is a flexible teacher’s resource for exploring biology from a Christian worldview. It presents science in conversation with biblical faith. Designed for classroom teachers and home educators, INTEGRATE can be used alongside any science curriculum, or even on its own. It addresses common questions and concerns related to bioethics, creation care, origins, and other topics, and emphasizes virtues such as humility, wisdom, wonder. INTEGRATE helps Christian young people grow in their faith in Christ as they develop a deeper love and stronger understanding of the world God has made.

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  • Is INTEGRATE for me?

    BioLogos INTEGRATE is designed with the needs of Christian school teachers and home educators in mind.

    While written for teachers of high school students, INTEGRATE can be successfully adapted for other ages as well—from middle school on up to college and beyond. Parents of public school students can also use it to help their kids make connections between science and faith. Adults who love to learn will also find this material engaging. Consider INTEGRATE also for your small group or Sunday school.

    Pair INTEGRATE with your preferred biology curriculum, or pick a unit or two to enrich your other science, Bible, or worldview course. The modular design gives you flexibility to pick and choose the activities that best suit your goals, time constraints, and students’ interests.

     

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  • What makes INTEGRATE unique?

    Active reflection on Scripture and emphasis on Christian virtues; Sound theology and Bible interpretation, vetted by Bible scholars, theologians, and pastors; Accurate and reliable scientific information, vetted by qualified scientists; Engaging, hands-on science activities that may be adapted for 1 student or a large class; Alignment with the Next Generation Science Standards to aid lesson planning; Interviews with leading scientists of faith and other Christian role models; Easy, open-and-go, modular format; Perfect supplement to your existing science or Bible curriculum; Works well as stand-alone resource also

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INTEGRATE provided the structure I needed to have the kinds of conversations I wanted to have with my teenagers. Graciousness is woven into this unique curriculum, and that graciousness became a guiding principle for our conversations. INTEGRATE has organized all the data and lesson plans into an easy, open-and-go format. I’m thankful for all the fruitful discussions we were able to have, and I appreciated the presence of so many additional resources, should the students want to explore the ideas further.

Missionary and Home Educator, Southeast Asia

Curriculum Development Team

  • Kathryn Applegate
    Resources Editor at BioLogos and Project Leader for BioLogos INTEGRATE. In 2016, Kathryn co-edited the book How I Changed My Mind About Evolution (IVP). She earned a PhD in computational cell biology in 2010.

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  • April Maskiewicz Cordero
    April is a Professor of Biology at Point Loma Nazarene University where she teaches several courses and conducts research in science education. She was a high school biology teacher for 9 years before earning her doctorate in math and science education.

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  • Christy Hemphill
    Christy works as a linguistic consultant on a minority language development and Scripture translation project in southern Mexico, where she homeschools her 3 children. Previously she worked as a teacher for 8 years.

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  • The time has come for Christian schools to teach biology from a scientifically credible and distinctively Christian perspective. We must encourage students to run toward science, not away from it. BioLogos INTEGRATE uniquely addresses a long-neglected curricular need for Christian schools who are serious about preparing their graduates for critical and constructive engagement in science for college, career, and beyond.

    Joshua Reichard, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Assistant Superintendent, Valley Christian Schools, Youngstown, Ohio

    Recommended Resources

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  • People to Ponder: The Power of Story in the Science Classroom

    Telling stories of scientists in science classes can have a broad impact. The students and I developed a deeper understanding of science as a human endeavor.

  • The Author of Life

    This seven part video series encourages students to think about the relationship between their faith in the God of the Bible and the process of evolution.

  • Teaching Science in a Christian High School

    Teacher Faith Tucker Stults discusses her career journey, and what teaching science in a Christian high school setting is like, and her approaches to important topics like the age of the universe.

  • What is Evolutionary Creation?

    God is the creator and sustainer of all things, and evolution is the best scientific explanation for the relatedness of life on Earth.

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    Questions or comments? Email us at integrate@biologos.org