Made in Heaven by Ray Comfort and Jeffrey Seto
When I flipped through Made in Heaven: Man’s Indiscriminate Stealing of God’s Amazing Design by Ray Comfort and Jeffrey Seto for the first time, I thought there was no way my girls were going to be able to follow the ideas in the book. I was wrong.
Made in Heaven is full of information, complete with full-color pictures and diagrams, about scientific “inventions” that are based on designs found in nature. In every case, Comfort and Seto show how science can’t reproduce those designs nearly as well as God created them. Each two-page layout explains the design found in nature along with how science is trying to use it in modern technology, medicine, and even traffic safety!
While some of the information is very technical, it is explained well, and I was able to help my elementary-aged daughters understand the concepts discussed. They were excited to see how God’s creation inspires many of the “new” inventions that hit the market. They loved hearing about velcro after an experience a couple of years ago with some very aggressive grass burrs. We enjoyed learning about the reflective properties of cats’ eyes that led to reflectors for traffic safety. As butterfly lovers, they also loved learning about the special features of butterfly wings and how scientists are trying to recreate those to make money more difficult to counterfeit.
We enjoy science and learning how things are made and where they came from. Made in Heaven has been a great addition to our library. If you have similar interests, you should check it out!