Monthly Archives: September 2013

How Old is Old?

I mentioned in class that we’d be getting into some hard questions. One of those involves the fact that there is fierce disagreement between some Christians and most scientists when it comes to figuring out the age of the earth. … Continue reading

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Take Over the World – Crossing the Mountains Challenge (7th and 8th grade only)

  In 1991 a body was discovered in the Alps. This is not that uncommon. Hikers and climbers sometimes get stranded or lost in bad weather, and more than a few people have disappeared in the mountains…but some things about … Continue reading

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Mythical Creatures

In talking about myths we neglected the topic of mythical creatures partly because we had other important things to talk about. It would be a shame not to at least consider a few however. Below are links to site run … Continue reading

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Legacy of the Ancients

Your first opportunity to steal a march on your opponents  One of these tasks may be attempted in place of the usual TOTW work or in addition to them I need someone to do some digging to find info on what may be … Continue reading

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Out of Africa

  Many of you know that in the past my classes have played a game of world conquest called simply the ‘Take Over The World Game’ (TOTW). As I do every year I have made some changes to the rules … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Blog

If you are reading this you’ve successfully followed my instructions and found the class blog. Those of you who were here last year will remember that we used this as a place for me to leave interesting pictures, notes, and … Continue reading

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