Science or Religion or Both?

‘Does the Big Bang Theory rule out Creation?’ ‘Why does life exist?’ On this site, these questions and more are answered by some top scientists. See what you think about what they say or visit ‘Our Favourite Bits’ for a high-speed tour of the science-religion debate.


Check out our animations page to see our new videos about:

  • Sir Isaac Newton
  • Galileo and his big idea
  • The Evolution of the Horse
  • Mary Anning, the fossil hunter
  • How an ammonite become fossilsed
  • and more!


galileo newtonhorse evo mary anning



kids-genomePrimary Events

Year 6 students can take part in a free event of workshops on Evolution, The Big Bang Theory, Science and Religion and more. More details at Primary Events


robot-topSecondary Events

A free day of workshops for Year 9-13 exploring questions that bridge science and religion. More details at Secondary Events


poasters-evoFREE POSTERS

Dear Teacher, we provide FREE posters for your classroom – see them here.


CPD and Masters level

CPD days are held at the University of Reading and include how to run effective discussions on ‘hot topics’ details here



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Evolution in Primary

Webpages, session plans and activities for Year 6 on fossils, evolution and inheritance – here.


A brief history of life on Earthlizzie4

Join Lizzie to whiz through a few million years in a few moments! See the video here


Can a Scientist Believe in Miracles?

Scientist, Professor Sir Colin Humphreys explains – here


Time travel, black holes and more!

Discover whether a time machine could be yours soon with Professor Jim Al-Khalili.


Why do Natural Disasters Happen?

Professor Bob White, a Christian and Volcanologist responds to the question: Why do Natural Disasters Happen?


How fast are your reactions?

Play Pancake Shoot and test the speed of your reactions.

FaradaySchools is produced by the LASAR (Learning about Science and Religion) Project at the University of Reading and the Faraday Institute for Science and Religion, St Edmund’s College, Cambridge

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