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First Nations Spirituality

Origins -Archaeological evidence suggests humans came to North America approximately 14,000 years ago, across the Bering land bridge -Most First Nations creation stories suggest that people have simply always been here (e.g. The Haida people’s Raven story, Iroquois people’s turtle island story Beliefs -Many First Nations people practice Christianity – a reminder of the impact…

Three Aspects of Religion

Religion as Belief Belief in what? The truth and existence of God(s) and/or Goddess(es) Cosmic Order? Afterlife? “Something out there” Truth contained in religious texts, doctrines (beliefs), and/or ethics? Why do people believe?  What convinces them of their belief? What does this sort of belief do for the believer? Religion as Rite (practice) Sacraments, prayer,…

Electricity around the House

–          Your home is one large electric circuit that is wired in parallel (multiple electron paths) –          Today we’re going to look at how electricity is delivered to your homes. HOW ELECTRICITY FLOWS TO YOU –          Electricity flows to every home through high-voltage wires.  The wires are either above ground and span over cities in…

Physical and Chemical Properties

–          All pieces of matter have properties or characteristics.  All matter can be talked about with descriptive terms.  For example, describe the Johnson uniform: –          Scientists have grouped properties into two categories: physical properties and chemical properties. –          The properties you just described when talking about the Johnson uniform are what scientists call “physical properties.” …