Category : CS4K

Convergent Evolution?

Did you know dolphins/toothed whales and bats use the same kind of system to “see” with sound? Scientists call this ability “echolocation” [I bet you can figure out why: echo + location!] and it is really fun to learn about….

January 28, 2016

Sonar Enabled Plants (and their bat friends)

We all know about bats that eat insects at night. We know about the big fruit bats, and even (shudder) the vampire bat… But did you know about the bats that help plants? All kinds of plants rely on bats…

January 28, 2016

Do We Believe in Microevolution? A Warning to Us Indies

For the sake of brevity and to show how main stream this topic is, I limited myself to results gleaned from Search Creation.org. If I’d searched with Google, there would be pages of quotes from fellow creationists! “Microevolution is an…

January 6, 2016

Plastic Theories: How Gobekli Tepe Fits Into Our Worldviews

We are used to thinking of plastic as the stuff our cups, storage containers and toys are made out of. But there is a much larger meaning for this word that is good to have in your word treasury (vocabulary)…

October 13, 2015

Chirostenotes: How Good is Your Imagination?

[Kye–roh–sten-oh-tees, or Kye-ross-ten-oh-tees]: Slender Hands Last week my boys went to the library and came home with a kids’ story about dinosaurs. As usual, the authors can’t resist having dinos and people interact with each other no matter what the…

October 6, 2015

No Engineer Believed in “Evolution” for the Apollo Moon Landing

A guest post taken with permission from Spike Psarris’ Creation Astronomy Newsletter. I read this the other week and thought it would be great to share with you all while I’m on maternity leave. Enjoy! You’ve probably heard about the…

September 29, 2015

Fossil Formation: Preserved by No-Oxygen Water?

Anoxic: without oxygen Remember how Uniformitarians want to believe a lake can only lay down one layer of mud in a year? But, then they have to figure out a way to explain the fossils sticking up through several or…

August 11, 2015

Earthquakes and Electricity

Besides watching animal behavior to try to predict an earthquake, there’s another thing scientists are studying about them: electricity. A scientific group based in California has been studying the electric currents generated by earthquakes since 2000. They’ve built millions of…

August 4, 2015

The Nautilus: Flood Survivor

Years ago my family went to visit the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago (one of my favorite places to see God’s creation). We’d been before, but this time it was quiet and we weren’t in a hurry. Back in a dark…

July 28, 2015

What’s an Echidna?

I was reading animal science with my kids the other day and ran into an animal I had never heard of before. I love home schooling! The Echidna (Ih-kid-nuh) is classified in the same group of animals as the Platypus…

July 21, 2015