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Session 8: Still a Mystery

Session 8: Still a Mystery
Session 8: Still a Mystery

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  • Dogbert (gazing at night sky): No matter how bad the day is, the stars are always there. Dilbert: Actually, many of them burned out years...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 5 Activity 1: Sharing Miracle Moments 5 Activity 2: Story – Things We Still Can’t Explain 10 Activity 3: Miracle...
  • Take five minutes to center yourself. Think about miracles, in particular the miracle of mysteries that science has not yet explained. Find...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice and LED/battery-operated candle Optional: Newsprint, markers, and tape Preparation for Activity Post the...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Newsprint with definition(s) of a miracle generated by the group (Session 1)...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story, “ Things We Still Can’t Explain ” Leader Resource 1, Ball Lightning Images Leader Resource 2,...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint with definition(s) of a miracle generated by the group (Session 1) Small slips of paper and pencils Two...
  • Materials for Activity Session 1, Leader Resource 1, It’s a Miracle Newsprint with the definition(s) of miracles generated by the group in...
  • Meet with your co-leader(s) after this session to look back over the entire program. Recall moments that demonstrated participants'...
  • Materials for Activity Taking It Home Optional: Newsprint, markers, and tape Preparation for Activity Choose a closing song; if you like,...
  • Materials for Activity Clipboards, paper, and pencils Preparation for Activity Plan for the group to visit a local science museum. Arrange...
  • Materials for Activity A coin Adhesive putty A cup of water A non-transparent bowl Preparation for Activity Set the coin in the middle of...
  • Materials for Activity A clear plastic box, filled halfway with water A hand mirror that will fit inside the box Flashlight Thick black...
  • Dogbert (gazing at night sky: No matter how bad the day is, the stars are always there. Dilbert: Actually, many of them burned out years...
  • Sources used for this story include: “ Raising Heaven: Where Rocks Go Wandering ,” by Tim Cahill (National Geographic). The world still...
  • The photograph of ball lightning is reproduced from the HypeScience website. The 1886 illustration of ball lightning, “Globe of Fire...
  • These earthquake lights were observed minutes before the 8.0 magnitude earthquake in Sichuan, China in 2008. Photo is from a video posted...
  • A Look at Awe On Vimeo, watch a presentation by Jason Silva based on research including the book, The Biological Advantage of Being...

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