Applied Engineering: Studies of God's Design in Nature (Curriculum Pack)
Explore the intersection of science and God’s blueprints for life in this fascinating science course! In Applied Engineering, students will explore examples of God’s incredible design in nature and discover how His design has inspired man-made designs for batteries, human organ repair, microlenses, automotive engineering, paint, and even credit card security!
Through exciting books, engaging worksheets, and hands-on activities, students will explore the exciting field of biomimicry and the very frontiers of science where researchers are studying the design of God’s world to create extraordinary breakthroughs that benefit our health, lives, and efficiency!
An Amazing Exploration of God’s Design!
Journey to the edge of scientific discovery where scientists are exploring, analyzing, and applying aspects of God’s incredible design in nature to create cutting-edge breakthroughs! Applied Engineering: Studies of God’s Design in Nature explores the incredible field of biomimicry as students:
- Discover how innovations like solar panels in space unfurled using technology gleaned from beech tree leaves
- Learn how the glow of a cat’s eyes innovates road reflectors
- Explore the naturally sticky inspirations for Velcro
- and so much more!
Engaging, Applied Learning
In Applied Engineering, students will explore the field of biomimicry through the pages of Discovery of Design, Made in Heaven, and Champions of Invention as they discover the incredible intricacies of God’s design in nature, learn how that design has inspired scientific innovations, and encounter amazing scientists!
As students read Made in Heaven, they’ll also explore God’s design through hands-on activities as they:
- Discover how the orientation of material determines a structures overall strength
- Explore light waves
- Observe the limitations of man-made camera lenses compared to the human eye
- Investigate the complexity of the human brain
- and more!
Applied Engineering Curriculum Pack Includes:
Applied Engineering Teacher Guide
- Suggested daily schedule—saving you time!
- Answer Key
Discovery of Design
An exciting look at cutting-edge scientific advances, Discovery of Design highlights incredible examples that include:
- How things like batteries, human organ repair, microlenses, automotive engineering, paint, and even credit card security all have links to natural designs
- How optic research is rooted in the photonic properties of opal gemstones
- Current and future research from the fields of stealth technology, communications, cosmetics, nanotechnology, surveillance, and more!
Made in Heaven
Through beautiful illustrations and engaging text, students will discover how science frequently mimics God’s design—all while refusing to give Him glory! Students will discover how a fly’s ear, the lizard’s foot, the moth’s eye, and so many other natural examples are inspiring improvements and new technologies in our lives!
Champions of Invention
Students will encounter incredible inventors such as Joseph Henry and Samuel F.B. Morse as they discover what these inventors believed about the world around them!
- Perforated, 3-hole punched worksheets
- Recommended Grade Level: 7th - 9th
|Title||Applied Engineering: Studies of God's Design in Nature|
|Publisher||New Leaf Publishing Group, Inc.|
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