‘Space Day’ Award Garners Kudos for Home Schooling, Creationist View

(AgapePress) – Two Maryland home schoolers were recently honored for winning the “Best Overall” project award at Lockheed Martin’s “Space Day” competition.

Grant and Samantha FosterFifth-grader Grant and seventh-grader Samantha Foster from Germantown finished first place in their age group for the “Space Trek” design challenge. In their project, the Fosters put forth a creationist view of the solar system and wrote about their fictional journey in search of the Oort Cloud (the alleged “nursery of comets”). After researching the Answers In Genesis website, they realized the Oort Cloud did not exist because the universe is less than 10,000 years old.

AIG president Ken Ham says was not surprised the Fosters beat out hundreds of other entrants. He says it shows that those who are home schooled “can do good science and can do good research.” Read more…

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