Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs introduce creation/evolution to children.  There are people who oppose all homeschooling primarily due to the fact that some homeschoolers teach that creation can legitimately be viewed as one theory of how the world came to be.  Those people don’t see the irony in the closed-mindedness of their position.

Be responsible and teach all theories.  Regardless of your personal beliefs, a well-educated person will know the strengths and weaknesses of the major theories.  Regardless of what you believe based on what you have been taught in the past, be a good scientist and weigh all the evidence.

The resources we have about dinosaurs and creation include:

Adult Resources

  • What Is Creation Science, Morris/Parker
  • In Six Days, ed. J. Ashton
  • Starlight & Time, Humphreys
  • Genesis 11 and Archaeological Evidence for Paleolithic Man, Wonderly (old earth creationist)
  • Neglect of Geologic Data, Wonderly
  • Evolution and Christian Compromise:  A Critique of Theistic Evolution, The Day-Age Theory, The Gap Theory, and The Progressive Creation Theory of Hugh Ross, Kindell (long title but good and very readable)

Kindergarten & Up

  • A is for Adam, Ham
  • D is for Dinosaur, Ham
  • What Really Happened to the Dinosaurs?, Morris
  • Noah’s Ark, Noah’s Flood, Morris
  • When Dragon’s Hearts Were Good,

Second Grade and Up

  • Great Dinosaur Mystery and the Bible, Taylor
  • Dry Bones and Other Fossils, Parker
  • Life In The Great Ice Age, Oard/Snellenberger 

Fourth Grade and Up

  • Dinosaurs By Design, Gish/Snellenberger
  • Noah’s Ark and the Ararat Adventure, Morris
  • Skeletons In Your Closet, Parker

Eighth Grade and Up

  • Young Earth, Morris
  • Noah’s Ark: A Feasibility Study, Woodmorappe
  • Real History of the Dinosaurs, Baker
  • Unlocking the Mysteries of Creation, Petersen
  • The Answers Book, Ham/Snelling/Wieland
  • Reasonable Faith:  The Scientific Case for Christianity, Wile
  • Stones & Bones: Powerful Evidence Against Evolution, Wieland
  • Astronomy and the Bible, De Young
  • Refuting Evolution, Sarfati

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