Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome To Introductory Science!

    • Get Started!

    • Activity Supply List

    • Creative Commons Licensing

  • 2

    Week 1 - Introduction

    • God's Word is the Final Say-So

    • How Did God Create?

    • Why 7 Days?

    • Creation: Day 1

    • Creation: Days 2 and 3

  • 3

    Week 2 - Introduction

    • Creation: Days 4 and 5

    • Creation: Days 6 and 7

    • Activity: Creation Pictures

    • Dominion

    • Dominion

    • Great Scientists

  • 4

    Week 3 - Science Skills and Tools

    • The Scientific Method

    • Skills

    • Activity: Observation

    • Skills

    • Tools

    • Made in God's Image

    • Activity: Bird Feeders

  • 5

    Week 4 - Earth Science: Meteorology

    • Introduction

    • The Atmosphere

    • What is Weather?

    • Precipitation

    • The Water Cycle

    • Activity: Tin Cans

  • 6

    Week 5 - Earth Science: Meteorology

    • Temperature

    • Activity: Weather Observation

    • Why We Have Seasons

    • Winter and Spring

    • Summer and Fall

    • Activity: Leaf Rubbing

    • God Gives Us Everything

  • 7

    Week 6 - Earth Science: Meteorology

    • Storms

    • Activity: Storm Formation

    • Thunder and Lightning

    • Wind

    • Activity: Anemometer

    • Tornadoes and Hurricanes

    • The Great Flood

  • 8

    Week 7 - Earth Science: Geology

    • Introduction

    • The Earth's Layers

    • Rocks

    • Soil

    • Landscapes

  • 9

    Week 8 - Earth Science: Geology

    • Volcanoes

    • Activity: Volcano

    • Ice Age

    • Glaciers

    • Earthquakes

    • Erosion

    • Activity: Erosion

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    Week 9 - Earth Science: Geology

    • Introduction

    • Video Activity: Fossils

    • Animals and Plants of the Past

    • Animals and Plants of the Past

    • Fossil Fuels

    • What About Dinosaurs

  • 11

    Week 10 - Earth Science: Oceanography

    • Introduction

    • Facts and History

    • Fresh and Salt Water

    • What's at the Bottom?

    • Ocean Tides

  • 12

    Week 11 - Life Science: Plants

    • Introduction

    • Reproduce After Their Kinds

    • Structure and Function, Roots

    • Activity: Avocado Plant

    • Structure and Function, Leaves

    • Stems

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    Week 12 - Life Science: Plants

    • Flowers

    • Flowers

    • Seeds

    • Activity: Apple Seeds

    • Ferns

    • Pine Trees

  • 14

    Week 13 - Life Science: Plants

    • What Plants Need to Grow

    • Where Plants Live

    • What Happens in Fall and Winter

    • Classify Plants

    • Uses of Plants

  • 15

    Week 14 - Earth Science: Astronomy

    • Introduction

    • Why God Created the Heavenly Objects

    • Optional Activity: Sundial

    • Anatomy of the Solar System

    • Revolving and Review of Seasons

    • Rotating

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    Week 15 - Earth Science: Astronomy

    • The Sun

    • Telescopes

    • Activity: Telescope

    • The Moon

    • Activity: Flashlight, Mirror & Moon

    • The Moon

    • Optional Activity: Moon Phases

    • Constellations

  • 17

    Week 16 - Life Science: Underwater Creatures

    • Introduction

    • Reproduce After Their Kind

    • On the Bottom

    • On the Bottom

    • On the Bottom

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    Week 17 - Life Science: Underwater Creatures

    • Freshwater Fish

    • Video Activity: Saltwater

    • Saltwater Fish

    • Sharks and Rays

    • Octopus and Squid

    • Whales and Dolphins

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    Week 18 - Life Science: Flying Creatures

    • Introduction

    • Insects: Butterflies and Moths

    • Insects: Bees

    • Insects: Grasshoppers

    • Reptiles

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    Week 19 - Life Science: Flying Creatures

    • Birds: Characteristics

    • Birds: Characteristics

    • Activity: Egg

    • Birds: Hummingbirds

    • Birds: Geese, Ducks, Swans

    • Birds: Birds of Prey

  • 21

    Week 20 - Life Science: Flying Creatures

    • Birds: Owls

    • Bats: Characteristics

    • Bats: Megabats

    • Bats: Microbats

    • Bats: Echolocation

  • 22

    Week 21 - Life Science: Land Creatures

    • Introduction

    • Snails and Worms

    • Spiders and Scorpions

    • Amphibians: Characteristics

    • Amphibians: Tadpoles and Metamorphosis

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    Week 22 - Life Science: Land Creatures

    • Reptiles: Characteristics

    • Reptiles: Turtles

    • Reptiles: Crocodiles and Alligators

    • Reptiles: Dinosaurs

    • Reptiles: Dinosaurs

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    Week 23 - Life Science: Land Creatures

    • Mammals: Characteristics

    • Mammals: Monotremes

    • Mammals: Marsupials

    • Mammals: Herbivores

    • Mammals: Carnivores

    • Activity: Classifying

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    Week 24 - Life Science: Human Beings

    • Review

    • Nervous System: Brain

    • Nervous System: Spinal Cord and Nerves

    • Nose and Tongue

    • Eyes

  • 26

    Week 25 - Life Science: Human Beings

    • Ears

    • Activity: Catching The Ruler

    • Skeletal System

    • Skeletal System

    • Muscular System

    • Skin

  • 27

    Week 26 - Life Science: Human Beings

    • Circulatory System

    • Respiratory System

    • Digestive System

    • How Long Has God Been Here, Really?

  • 28

    Week 27 - Life Science: Be Healthy

    • Introduction

    • Nutrition

    • Nutrition

    • Health

    • Health

  • 29

    Week 28 - Life Science: Ecology and Natural Resources

    • Introduction

    • Dominion Review

    • Energy

    • Energy

    • Trees

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    Week 29 - Life Science: Ecology and Natural Resources

    • Introduction

    • Environments and Habitats

    • Habitats: Antarctica

    • Habitats: Grassland

    • Habitats: Tropical Rainforest

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    Week 30 - Physical Science: Matter

    • Introduction

    • Matter

    • Solid

    • Liquid

    • Gas

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    Week 31 - Physical Science: Matter

    • Prediction and Observation: Gases

    • Prediction and Observation: Solids

    • Mixtures

    • Changing Matter

    • Sinking and Floating

  • 33

    Week 32 - Physical Science: Energy

    • Introduction

    • Heat

    • Light: Energy

    • Light: Moving

    • Light: Refraction

    • Activity: Refraction

  • 34

    Week 33 - Physical Science: Energy

    • Light: Reflections and Shadows

    • Sound: Sound is Vibration

    • Sound: Sound Waves

    • Sound: Sound Waves

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    Week 34 - Physical Science: Motion

    • Introduction

    • Cause and Effect: Changing Direction

    • Activity: Push Pull

    • Types of Motion and Speed

    • Gravity

    • Friction

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    Week 35 - Physical Science: Magnets

    • Magnets

    • Magnets

    • Activity: Magnets

    • Conclusion

Instructor

Scott Hardin, MD

Author - Biology, Chemistry, Life Science, Introductory Science, Unearthing the Bible

Scott Hardin holds a Bachelor of Science degree, with honors, from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, as well as a Medical Doctor degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin, and has been practicing medicine in Wisconsin since 1997.

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