Friday’s Factoid 3 (by Titus and Joel)

This week we learned about the sun and other giant stars like Betelgeuse which is twice the size of the Earth’s orbit around the sun. But the biggest star they’ve found is the Big Dog star. Canis Majoris is 7 quadrillion times bigger then earth. Last night Mom woke me up and we went out by the ocean where we could see millions of stars. Jupiter was shining very bright and we saw 4 of the giant stars around it. We saw Betelgeuse, Rigel, Sirius and Aldebaran. This video shows how big some of the stars are. by Titus

All of these stars make noises but we can’t hear them because sound doesn’t travel in space. But God can hear them. You can listen, too, on this video. by Joel

Teacher’s Two-Cents (by Mom)
How cool that our hymn this week mentioned the song of the stars!
“Forever singing as they shine, ‘The hand that made us is divine!”
I’ve added a new page to the top of the site called “Hooray for Hymns.” I’ve requested folks to add their own favorite hymns to the list we started by leaving a comment. Let’s join in the celestial chorus of praise to our Lord!

Praise the name of the Lord!

“From the rising of the sun to it’s setting,
the name of the Lord is to be praised!”

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Along with the weekly sunset shot (by the way, we call writing with coral on lava rock ‘Hawaiian graffiti’), I wanted to post another inspirational link that I think brings glory to the Creator in a very powerful way. If you have a quiet moment sit back and marvel at some of the awesome works of our Lord. Try to watch to the very end. You WILL be amazed and have yet another reason to PRAISE THE NAME OF THE LORD!

But before you watch, remember our memory verse of the week? B is for:
“By him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible…all things were created through him and for him. And he is before all things, AND IN HIM ALL THINGS HOLD TOGETHER…For in him all the fullness of God was pleased to dwell, and through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether on earth or in heaven, MAKING PEACE BY THE BLOOD OF HIS CROSS.” -Colossians 1:16-20
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