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Sean Meek, Executive Director of Project CREATION, travels nationally speaking on such topics as: Creation is the Foundation, The Curse of Compromise, Including Creation in the Curriculum and God's Revelation in Science and the Bible. Mr. Meek is available to speak at church services, Sunday school classes and other groups on the Biblical and scientific aspects of creation.

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Answers to Chapter Questions:

Chapter 1

1.A knowledge about the earth
2.B Egypt
3.A the greatest library in the ancient world
4.B calculate the distance around the earth
5.B small
6.answer varies, intelligence is the faculty of thought and reason, knowledge is specific information about something
7.answer varies, although not as knowledgeable, many were as intelligent
8.answer varies, he revealed knowledge about the size of the earth

Chapter 2

2.answer varies, Ursa Major, big bear, great bear and its cubs, sky chariot
3.any three of cedar, cloth, purple dye, papyrus, ivory, ebony, silk, spices
4.he described the sun at noon as being in the northern half of the sky, which is true for observers in the Southern Hemisphere in summer
5.The Mediterranean
6.answer varies, travel on the Atlantic was more dangerous than on the Mediterranean Sea, people around the coast of the Mediterranean thought of themselves as civilized and everyone else as barbarians

Chapter 3

1.B numerous small kingdoms
2.B threw strangers into prison
3.B Kublai Khan
4.A ambassador
5.A a fleet of sailing ships
6.B 24 years
7.B a jail cell
8.answer varies, asbestos is a mineral that appears to be a fabric and does not burn, coal is an organic material that appears to be a rock but does burn
9.answer varies, his descriptions of China often included the phrase "millions"
10.answer varies, to give variety to the taste of food and conceal the fact that the food might be spoiled

Chapter 4

1.A latitude
2.A finding their longitude
3.A go to a chapel to pray
4.A east
5.answer varies, because transported from a greater distance and taxes
6.answer varies, a legendary Christian leader in Africa who was separated from Europe by the Arab empire
7.answer varies, court affairs in Lisbon constantly interrupted his studies
8.answer varies, because of his single minded determination to improve navigation and find a route to India

Chapter 5

1.B studied the best maps, charts and books, including those of Ptolemy and Marco Polo
2.B fell to his knees and gave thanks to God
3.B 'The Saviour'
4.B sailor
5.B in chains
6.B Amerigo Vespucius, an Italian navigator
7.answer varies, because of his incorrect information that the earth was 18,000 miles around, not the correct distance of about 25,000 miles
8.answer varies, they didn't expect to see ships or men again

Chapter 6

1.B a Viking
2.A Greenland
3.A the North American coast
4.A a change in climate
5.B South America
6.A storm-tossed they test a sea captain's skill
7.B he died infighting between two native tribes in the Philippines
8.answer varies, they did not make the discovery known to the rest of the Europe
9.answer varies, knowledge is also needed of winds, ocean currents, earth's magnetic fields, tide tables, also needed are accurate clocks

Chapter 7
1.gentle - a. cat's paw
2.dry - d. Santa Ana
3.rain - c. monsoon
4.windstorm - g. willy-willy
5.whirlwind - b. dust devil
6.tornado - e. twister
7.hurricane - f. typhoon
8.B rotation of the earth
9.A convection

Chapter 8
1.A did not know about tides
2.B tides
3.B because of winds and weather conditions
4.B Isaac Newton
5.B the most important science book ever published
6.A Bible study
7.B the sun
8.answer varies, tides are not directly under the moon because of friction, they are affected by the sun, the shape of the land they strike, and weather conditions
9.answer varies, tides change levels of shallow bays so ships can enter, and they provide power

Chapter 9

1.B putting an iron object too near the compass needle
2.B William Gilbert
3.B several hundred miles from one another
4.B but weak
5.sudden changes in compass readings (they produce the northern lights, too, but not the northern lights alone)
6.answer varies, a dip compass is mounted to point up and down, when taken to the north magnetic pole it points down rather than up to the north star

Chapter 10

5.Hezekiah - f. prayed for a longer life
6.Christopher Columbus - c. had no accurate clock on his voyages
7.Galileo - b. discovered the principle of the pendulum
8.Christian Huygens - e. made the first pendulum clock
9.John Harrison - d. made the first accurate clock for sea voyages
10.William Bligh - a. carried a copy of Number Four on The Bounty
11.answer varies, local time is measured by the position of the sun at a particular location, Greenwich time is the time measured by the position of the sun in Greenwich, England

Chapter 11

1.B not expected to work
2.A Benjamin Franklin
3.A the Gulf Stream
4.B temperature differences
5.B the Bible
6.answer varies, they thought they were wiser than the simple American fishermen and ignored their advice
7.answer varies, currents transport oxygen rich water from the surface to deep trenches, England is warmer because of the Gulf Stream, the cold Humboldt current prevents moisture from evaporating as readily and parts of South America are deserts, the temperature of parts of California and Florida are moderated by being close to the ocean

Chapter 12

1.litho - c. prefix meaning "stone"
2.hydro - d. prefix meaning "water"
3.atmosphere - e. the sphere of gas (about the earth)
4.Himalayas mountain range - g. a wrinkle in the crust of the earth
5.Moho discontinuity - b. dividing line between mantle and crust
6.bathysphere - f. William Beebe's ship for deep sea diving
7.Marianas trench - a. deepest part of the ocean
8.answers vary, by shock (sound) waves caused by earthquakes and artificial explosions, by drilling into the earth, and by studying material brought up by volcanoes
9.answer varies, gasoline is heavier than water and a tank of gasoline gives the bathyscaphe lift, iron is heavier than water and cause it to sink, by releasing iron pellets, the ship will rise

Chapter 13

1.B Greenland
2.A a series of world-wide disasters
3.B move like slow rivers
4.A melting glaciers
5.A get outside and look at it carefully

Chapter 14

13.answer varies, a river is great not merely by the volume of its flow nor its length, but by its importance for its economic benefit as a source of water, transportation and food to the people who live along its banks

Chapter 15
1.A Hernando de Soto
2.A land drained by rivers that flow into the Mississippi from the west
3.B Rocky Mountains
4.B the third longest river in the world
5.A William Henry Jackson
6.Answer varies, United States Representatives and Senators were influenced by the photographs that the spectacular region actually existed and should be protected for all people
7.Answer varies, any five of hot springs, above ground rock formations similar to those in caves, colorful mud pots, waterfalls, colorful canyon, a petrified forest, mountain of obsidian glass, geysers, plant and animal life

Chapter 16
1.A atmospheric pressure
2.B measures air pressure
3.A barometer that measures height above sea level
4.B less
5.B against the pull of two teams of horses
6.A follows laws of science
7.answer varies, a gathering of scientists in England in the 1600s who met and exchanged ideas about the latest discoveries in science, the invisible college later became the Royal Society of London
8.answer varies, Robert Boyle developed the improved design, paid for its construction, and did experiments with it

Chapter 17
1.B sons of a paper manufacturer
2.B lighter (less dense) than cold air
3.B two human beings
4.B a young nobleman and his friend
5.B more than a hundred thousand people
6.B hydrogen gas
7.B to a great height
8.answer varies, pouring sand from bags while in flight made the balloon lighter and it rose, releasing some of the hydrogen gas caused it to descend

Chapter 18

1.B heavier-than-air craft
2.A the parachute
3.A from a mishap with a glider
4.A but his airplanes crashed into the Potomac River
5.B manufactured bicycles
6.A the New York Times newspaper
7.B the North and South Polar regions
8.B because the falls were discovered by a pilot named James Angel
9.answers varies, in controlled flight the pilot can gain and lose altitude and change direction, in powered flight an engine provides thrust and allows the airplane to take off at ground level

Chapter 19

1.B shoot hot gases out the back
2.B his wife
3.A proved that rockets would work in the vacuum of space
4.B German scientists
5.B was turned down by 18 publishers
6.B the Soviet Union
7.B Wernher von Braun
8.answer varies, "Seeing earth (from space) has to change a man, has to make a man appreciate the creation of God and the love of God." -- Jim Irwin, the earth is revealed as a special creation quite unlike anything else in the solar system


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