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  The reality of holism - Peter Morrell
Science as a worldview entirely regards events through this 'conceptual filter' of reductionism, named parts and their interactions in mechanisms or causal chains.
Phenomenology attempts to view things more directly in their pure, holistic functioning, avoiding, as far as possible, the use of conceptual overlays like parts, names and mechanisms, with which science is so manifestly obsessed.
Thus, it cuts across the accepted pathways and mechanisms science has created and which are deemed by most educated people to be REAL, I mean real in some absolute sense, as opposed to physical or observable.
www.homeoint.org /morrell/otherarticles/holism.htm   (781 words)

  Science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
However, such a view of science is relatively modern and one that implies that the term 'science' is an all-encompassing term.
This brief introduction aims to show that science has a checkered history and one that needs to be understood if the scientific rejection of religion is to be challenged [1].
As was said earlier, the 'father' of modern science was Francis Bacon and he believed that science should be founded on a process of induction so as to avoid 'idols' (the desire to accept only that which confirms what we already believe).
www.faithnet.org.uk /Science/science.htm   (1917 words)

 Science Quotes
Science is nothing but trained and organized common sense differing from the latter only as a veteran may differ from a raw recruit: and its methods differ from those of common sense only as far as the guardsman's cut and thrust differ from the manner in which a savage wields his club.
Science is facts; just as houses are made of stone, so is science made of facts; but a pile of stones is not a house, and a collection of facts is not necessarily science.
Experimental science is the queen of sciences and the goal of all speculation.
www.lhup.edu /~dsimanek/sciquote.htm   (5100 words)

 More Science Plans
Science fields covered are agriculture, anthropology; archaeology; architecture; astronomy, space, and aviation; biology; chemistry; computer science; engineering, environment; health and medicine; meteorology; and physics.
In addition, students are also encouraged to ask Dr. Bob a science question and are provided with fun interactive things to do including optical illusions and science puzzles.
Among the topics are insects, weather science, energy, physical science, space science, weekly science news, vertebrate animals, geology, health, online exhibits, and wind energy.
tlc.sbac.edu /WebResource/resother.html   (4123 words)

 Science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Science You will find information on every field of science at Yahoo's comprehensive directory.
Science Learning Network Resources for teachers and students - especially wonderful for students with a keen interest in science.
Physics: Math Science Gateway The Cornell Department of Education provides excellent resources for Physics teachers and students of grades 9-12.
www.vonl.com /humble9/science.htm   (1063 words)

 1642 in science -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The year 1642 in (A particular branch of scientific knowledge) science and (The practical application of science to commerce or industry) technology
(additional info and facts about list of years in science) list of years in science.
January 8 - (Italian astronomer and mathematician who was the first to use a telescope to study the stars; demonstrated that different weights descend at the same rate; perfected the refracting telescope that enabled him to make many discoveries (1564-1642)) Galileo Galilei, (A physicist who studies astronomy) astronomer
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/1/16/1642_in_science.htm   (191 words)

 Network Nuggets: Science
Cody's Science Education Zone is hosted by Anthony Cody of the Oakland Unified School District and is suitable for science teachers in grades 4-12.
Cool Science for Curious Kids could be employed as a starting point for a unit on basic biology, or the activities could be used to engage the students after an introduction to the concepts.
The Science of Ballooning is hosted by PBS and is suitable for Science students in grades 3-12.
www.cln.org /lists/nuggets/science.html   (8171 words)

 1641 in science - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The year 1641 in science and technology included many events, some of which are listed here.
See also: 1640 in science, other events of 1641, 1642 in science and the list of years in science.
Nehemiah Grew, English botanist and physician who made some of the early microscopical observations of plants (died 1712)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1641_in_science   (116 words)

 GTU Library - Religion and Science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
American Association for the Advancement of Science — Nonprofit professional society dedicated to the advancement of scientific and technological excellence across all disciplines.
Zygon Center for Religion and Science — The Center is dedicated to relating religious traditions and scientific knowledge in order to gain insight into the origins, nature, and future of humans and their environment, and to realize the common goal of a world in which love, justice, and ecologically responsible styles of living prevail.
Christians in Science — Organization that links together scientists who are committed Christians as well as those who are in some way professionally involved in the relationship between science and Christian belief.
www.gtu.edu /library/links/science.html   (409 words)

 HMS Library Science Videos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Below is a listing of the available science and math videos that are in the Hillsborough Middle School Library collection.
Science is discovering ways to combat these problems, while continuing to study the many secrets of our tropical coral reefs.
This classroom video kit will help your students explore the science of flight and the process of invention, and learn about the people and challenges behind some of the remarkable achievements of our time.
www.hillsborough.k12.nj.us /hms/lmc/scivideos.htm   (4734 words)

 History of Biology
The Babylonians were quite knowledgeable in a number of areas of science: their knowledge of astronomy was very advanced by even 1500 BC or earlier.
Because modern science distinguishes between subjective and objective and teaches us that objective is “good” and subjective is “bad,” this creates for us an increasingly wide gulf between our perceptions of phenomena and the concepts by which we explain them.
Since Darwin’s time, in Western culture, science and religion have pretty much gone their own ways at a time when new discoveries are constantly being made in science.
biology.clc.uc.edu /courses/bio104/hist_sci.htm   (7493 words)

 Religion and Science
CIS encourages a creative exploration of the Islamic worldview of science, fusion of contemporary scholarship with the traditional sources of Islamic thought and a renewed link with the intellectual tradition of Islam.
Among its more than 600 members are scientists engaged in research and development, science lecturers, teachers and administrators in universities and schools, science writers, philosophers, theologians, and others who have an interest in the relationship between science and Christian faith." This is a British association similar to the American Scientific Affiliation.
Our passion at the Institute for Creation Research is to see science return to its rightful God-glorifying position, and see creation recognized as a strength by the body of Christ; supporting Scripture, answering questions, satisfying doubts and removing road blocks to the Gospel.
www.wabashcenter.wabash.edu /Internet/science.htm   (1964 words)

 Science Related Sites   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Junk Science: This home page focuses on "junk science" issues with special emphasis on developments in the public health research arena.
Science Learning Network: A new site which allows teachers and students to explore and experiment with resources specifically developed by leading science museums in the U.S. Science Education Gateway(SEGway): The Science Education Gateway (SEGway) has interactive tools and lesson plans in Earth and Space Science using data from NASA satellites.
Science Resource Center: This web site is for science teachers to share ideas.
home.cablerocket.com /~alariv/science.htm   (1274 words)

 Astronomy: The Moon and Constellations
In 1589 he taught mathematics to students in his hometown of Pisa and in 1591 he moved to Padua where he held a professorship in mathematics.
Among his inventions are a hydrostatic pump, geometric compass, thermoscope, and an improved model of microscope.
He is the first to have suggested that all bodies fall at the same rate if there is an absence of opposing force.
www.hometrainingtools.com /articles/astronomy-science-explorations-newsletter.html   (1334 words)

 Science (General)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
"The National Academy Press (NAP) was created by the National Academy of Sciences to publish the reports issued by the Academy and by the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council, all operating under the charter granted to the National Academy of Sciences by the U.S. Congress in 1863.
Science and the Environment is "a valuable source of scientific information on the key environmental challenges facing Canadians" which is published by Environment Canada.
SciCentral.com currently represents 'The Science Gateway' to over 50,000 handpicked resources containing over 120 specialties in science, medical research, and engineering." This is a meta-directory of sites in various science areas, including biological, physical and chemical, earth sciences, health sciences, and engineering.
www.jsu.edu /dept/library/graphic/sciengen.htm   (1156 words)

 Science Links   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Academy of Natural Sciences: Founded in 1812, The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia is the oldest science research institution in the Western Hemisphere.
Arizona Student Science Center (ASSC): A science teaching laboratory designed to serve middle and high school students, from the Tucson area and the surrounding communities, as an integral part of their science curriculum.
Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS): A science museum and research center at the Univ. of California, Berkeley, dedicated increasing public understanding and enjoyment of science, and to improving pre-college science and mathematics education.
www.glenbrookschool.com /sciencelinks.htm   (6739 words)

 Selected Web Resources in the History of Science [Internet Resources]
Understanding of, at minimum, the rudiments of the history of science is essential to understanding the world we live in, and is essential to full understanding of science itself.
The emphasis of a Science Odyssey is telling the human side of the story--the triumphs, tragedies, rivalries, missteps involved in the advances of the past century.
Also included are: "Galileo's Villa," where each room represents a segment of his life, his science, or the social, religious, and scientific life of contemporaneous Europe; two intertwined timelines of Galileo's life and times, one representing his life and career and the other representing the political, military, and religious events of the same time frame.
www.library.ucsb.edu /istl/99-winter/internet.html   (8240 words)

 Internet History of Science Sourcebook
The achievements of this period have not been negated by the discoveries and theories of the late 19th and 20th centuries, but are now seen as accurate only with certain boundaries.
Andrew White: The Warfare of Science and Theology in Christendom 1898 [At Hanover]
Science and Religion, 1939 [At Einstein and Religion]
www.fordham.edu /halsall/science/sciencesbook.html   (2881 words)

 Averett University Library: New Books by Subject   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Andrews, James T., 1961 Science for the masses : the Bolshevik state, public science, and the popular imagination in Soviet Russia, 1917-1934 / James T. Andrews.
Gould, Stephen Jay The hedgehog, the fox, and the magister's pox : mending the gap between science and the humanities / Stephen Jay Gould.
Assessment of Mars science and mission priorities / Committee on Planetary and Lunar Exploration, Space Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council of the National Academies.
www.averett.edu /library/new5f04.html   (4494 words)

 Florida Christian College - Science
The Galileo Project: a hypertext source of information on the life and work of Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) and the science of his time, maintained at Rice University.
The Why Files "science behind the news" - funded by the National Science Foundation.
Science Home page for the on-line version of Science, the journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
www.fcc.edu /library/subjectguides/science.asp   (311 words)

 Medieval Science, Math and Medicine | SCAtoday.net
In the history of mathematics as a science there existed a so called 'Golden Age' centred in ancient Greece and the surrounding Mediterranean from about 600BC to 300AD, many advances were made and recorded in this time.
Then there was the decline of the Dark (or early Middle) Ages that started with the sacking of Rome and the destruction of most of the knowledge contained therein.
Here, then, is an overview of the medieval sciences which every history buff should be familiar with.
scatoday.net /node/view/521   (3112 words)

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Louisiana's Marshes Fight for Their Lives: As the state struggles to recover from Hurricane Katrina, scientists are looking for clues to what ails the marshes.
Philosophers Notwithstanding, Kansas School Board Redefines Science : In the course of revising the state's science standards to include criticism of evolution, the board promulgated a new definition of science itself.
David Healy: A Self-Effacing Scholar Is Psychiatry's Gadfly: David Healy, a vocal critic of his profession's overselling of psychiatric drugs, is internationally known as both a scholar and a pariah.
www.icyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/1/16   (467 words)

 Science - Space and Astronomy
National Space Science Data Center NSSDC provides access to a wide variety of astrophysics, space physics, solar physics, lunar and planetary data from NASA space flight missions.
Space Simulations Project: Space science educators and members of the aerospace community involved in the use of classroom and school space simulators (including permanent, semi-permanent, and temporary simulators).
Space Telescope Science Institute: STScI is responsible for the scientific operations of the Hubble Space Telescope (HST).
www.rsts.net /edulinks/science/space.html   (1138 words)

 Joseph Kirschvink: Martian Meteorite and Other Studies
Science progresses by a process called hypothesis testing, which involves proposing an idea and then subjecting it to experimental tests.
Abrupt and Gradual Extinction among Land Vertebrates in the Karoo Basin, South Africa, Science, v.
Kirschvink, J.L. and Walker, M.M., "Magnetorecpetion in honeybees." Science, 269:1889-1889.
www.gps.caltech.edu /users/jkirschvink   (2433 words)

 Neutra's Science Links   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Bill Nye, Science Guy "Demo of the Day" and other science information; includes information about the TV show.
Science Bytes A publication for elementary and secondary school students describing the work being done by scientists at the University of Tennessee.
Science and Environment Magazine Bi-monthly magazine providing world news summaries on environmental issues.
www.central.k12.ca.us /neutra/98_99yr/sciencelinks.html   (1374 words)

 Internet Resources for History of Science and Technology
The Catherine Wolfe Bruce Gold Medal is awarded by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific to astronomers for a lifetime of outstanding research in astronomy.
The NSDL mission is to both deepen and extend science literacy through access to materials and methods that reveal the nature of the physical universe and the intellectual means by which we discover and understand it.
Located in Philadelphia, the library is a major national center for research in the history of science, medicine, and technology.
www2.lib.udel.edu /subj/hsci/internet.htm   (3923 words)

 The Beginnings of Modern Philosophy
The compound microscope was invented in 1595 by Zacharias Janssen of Middleburg in Holland.
Science suffered quite a blow in the Catholic countries, with many scientist fearful of stating their views.
This moved the center of scientific discovery to the Protestant North, not because Protestantism was more tolerant of science, but because the churches of those countries had less legal authority.
www.ship.edu /~cgboeree/modphilbegin.html   (4174 words)

 World History Compass, History of Science
The astrolabe is a very ancient astronomical computer for solving problems relating to time and the position of the Sun and stars in the sky.
In accordance with the mandate to study the "Transformation of Canada," the collection of the Canada Science and Technology Museum encompasses a broad cross-section of Canadian scientific and technological heritage.
Covers almost all aspects of the history of science, from antiquity to the early twentieth century.
www.worldhistorycompass.com /science.htm   (378 words)

 Science Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
This may or may not be a part of your science fair.
Well, a science experiment is nothing more than a way to solve a problem.
The scientists at the Kennedy Space Center have participated in judging local school science fairs for many years and have some great suggestions for student research projects.
www.hollischool.org /scienceproject.htm   (1356 words)

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