April Maskiewicz Cordero, Teacher
Thanks to BioLogos, I now have a community where I feel welcome as a Christian and as a Biologist who accepts evolution. It’s been a long lonely journey, and I am very thankful for the BioLogos community.
If you are looking for educational resources that teach mainstream science and/or present a fruitful dialogue between science and the Bible, here are some resources worth exploring. Some of those featured are from BioLogos, some from like-minded organizations, and others from places around the web. We periodically update this page, so check back regularly to see what’s new!
Biology curricula from Christian publishers are often weak on science, while secular curricula don’t address how modern biology can fit with biblical faith. BioLogos INTEGRATE explores biology from a Christian worldview and presents a positive science-faith paradigm for students.
Five Essential Practices for “Culturally Competent” Biology Instructors
All science instructors should implement some simple research-based practices that create a more culturally sensitive, inclusive classroom environment for students of faith.
The Joys and Challenges of Teaching Evolution to Christians—as a Christian
Teaching evolution at Christian universities can be difficult. But there are many ways to do it well.
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.
What Happens When Christian Schools use Secular Science Texts?
Many Christian schools think the best way to preserve the faith of their students is to use Christian curricula. But some Christian schools are questioning whether this is true for scientific studies.
Teaching Evolution to Students of Faith: An Interview with Sara Brownell and Elizabeth Barnes
Arizona State University science education researchers Sara Brownell and Elizabeth Barnes share best practices for biology instructors who are teaching evolution to religious students.
Understanding Genesis and Science: Why educators should give students the freedom to question
What students truly desire, when it comes to God and science, is the freedom to acquire new knowledge and ask tough questions.
The Creator’s Canvas: How should Christian science teachers approach controversial issues?
Most Christian students have questions about evolution, but are afraid to ask them. Christian teachers should help students to enter the conversation thoughtfully, not merely arm them with polemics.
Christian Education and its Shortcomings: Why We Need a Fair and Balanced Approach to Origins
Too many students believe in a particular viewpoint with deep passion and emotion, but are unable to articulate their own view in detail, much less any views that differ from their own.
Origins Book and Videos
Origins lays out the various Christian perspectives on origins in a clear and approachable way. It has been used by many Christian high schools and colleges, helping students understand the range of views on issues of creation, intelligent design, and evolution. The accompanying video series can be used independently.
The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief
An instant bestseller by the founder of BioLogos, The Language of God provides a powerful conversion story and a winsome account of the harmony between science and faith in many key areas.
Science Geek Sam and his Secret Logbook
When a meteorite crashes into Sam's school bike shed, his class have a LOT of questions about space, the universe, and life on earth. But can they believe in God AND the Big Bang? They make some cool discoveries that show them that, surprisingly, the answer is a clear yes.
Book Review: Cave Discovery: When Did We Start Asking Questions?
In this delightful new children’s book, Harriet the tortoise and Milton the cat, through Schrodinger’s fictional time machine, explore some of humanity’s cultural and scientific history.
When should you introduce your child to evolution?
If children regularly hear that God created everything, loves them, and encourages our exploration of the world, then the science they encounter will less likely be a stumbling block to their faith.
What Killed the Dinos?: A Model for Exploring the Scientific Process with your Kids
An activity to help kids understand how consensus science is done, and counter creationist claims.
A Tale of Two Worldviews: Being a Biology Teacher in a Christian School
Youth Director and Biology Teacher Eric Kretschmer discusses the challenging and rewarding experience of teaching biology in a Christian school.
Sea Slugs and Scorpions: the Art & Science of Christian Education
In church and the outdoors, texts were central to guiding our experience, but transformation always occurred through direct engagement with nature and with God in the present.
Evolution and Creationism in America’s Biology Classrooms
High school biology courses have a strong, lingering impact on students' views of evolution and creationism, yet statistics show that many high schoolers are receiving a sub-par science education.
I Have a Friend Who Believes Science Disproves Faith
Is Christianity anti-science? Can Christians be good scientists? Is science the only source of true knowledge? Pastor Dave Gustavsen of Jacksonville Chapel addresses these questions.