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.
EVENTS FOR STUDENTS AND SCHOOLS
Our next upcoming free events will be in November, one on Tuesday 17th November and the other Wednesday 18th November 2015 with workshops on Evolution, The Big Bang Theory, Science and Religion and more. More details at Primary Events
A free day of workshops for Year 9-13 exploring questions that bridge science and religion on Tuesday 1st December 2015. More details at Secondary Events
Summer Programme for Year 9-12.
A one week residential course at the University of Reading and a unique opportunity to explore in depth topics of Space, Genetics, Robotics, Neuroscience, Philosophy and Theology and answer the question What makes us human? More information here.
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
The LASAR newsletter is sent out once a term. To join the newsletter group, please email LASAR@reading.ac.uk
Evolution in Primary
Webpages, session plans and activities for Year 6 on fossils, evolution and inheritance – here.
Join Lizzie to whiz through a few million years in a few moments! See the video here
Scientist, Professor Sir Colin Humphreys explains – here
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.
RS Year 7Discover what happens when you put sweets into coke ... and follow the Creation sleuths on their quest to find out how the Universe began.
RS Year 8What if you're asked a question and you know the answer, but if you say it, it will cost you your life. That’s the situation that Galileo found himself in.
RS Year 9Darwin said that humans and apes are from the same gr-gr-gr-gr….great grandparents. Can you have God and evolution?
RE Year 10-11There’s plenty of evidence for the Big Bang theory, but is there any evidence that God created the Universe?
Science Year 7-9This is the pill-cam – a camera so small that you can swallow it. Why would you want to and what happens to the camera in the end?
Science Year 10-11You’ve heard that the universe began with a bang. But what does that mean? We give you the lowdown on the story of the universe from time = zero.
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