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Session 4: It’s All in the Timing

Session 4: It’s All in the Timing
Session 4: It’s All in the Timing

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  • It may be said with a degree of assurance that not everything that meets the eye is as it appears. — Rod Serling I have always been...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 5 Activity 1: Sharing Miracle Moments 5 Activity 2: Serendipity 7 Activity 3: Story – Joseph Priestley 10 Activity...
  • Set aside five minutes to prepare spiritually for leading the session. Center and focus on miracles, in particular the miracle of...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice and LED/battery-operated candle Newsprint, markers, and tape Preparation for Activity Write the opening...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Sheets of newsprint with definition(s) of a miracle generated by the group. Preparation...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Preparation for Activity Post blank newsprint. Description of Activity Miracles and...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story, “ Joseph Priestley ” Preparation for Activity Read the story and plan how you will tell it to...
  • Materials for Activity Large note cards and markers (for Station Model) Trays for experiment materials Preparation for Activity Review...
  • Materials for Activity Tray to hold experiment materials One- or two-liter bottles, one bottle for each group Balloons that will fit over...
  • Materials for Activity Tray to hold experiment materials Wide-top glass jar or large clear plastic cups, one per participant or work group...
  • Materials for Activity Tray to hold materials A tall, transparent glass Candles, a flat (not walled) candleholder such as a plate, and...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Description of Activity At the conclusion of the rotation, bring the group back...
  • Materials for Activity Taking It Home Optional: Session 1, Handout 1, Say “Yes” to a Miracle Optional: Session 1, Handout 2, For the Beauty...
  • We have continued this week with our exploration of miracles, and the scientific progress that they drive. Reflect on the themes of this...
  • Materials for Activity Computer with Internet access Description of Activity Trees are the longest living organisms on earth and supply us...
  • Materials for Activity Clear carbonated water or soda Tall clear glass Small raisins Description of Activity Gather participants around the...
  • It may be said with a degree of assurance that not everything that meets the eye is as it appears. — Rod Serling I have always been...
  • As a child, Joseph Priestley noticed something that would influence the rest of his life: If you keep a bug in a jar for too long, it will...
  • A biography on the website of the Chemical Heritage Foundation gives background on Joseph Priestley. A detailed, reflective article on...

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