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
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    Week 2 - Introduction

    • Creation: Days 4 and 5
    • Creation: Days 6 and 7
    • Activity: Creation Pictures
    • Dominion
    • Dominion
    • Great Scientists
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    Week 3 - Science Skills and Tools

    • The Scientific Method
    • Skills
    • Activity: Observation
    • Skills
    • Tools
    • Made in God's Image
    • Activity: Bird Feeders
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    Week 4 - Earth Science: Meteorology

    • Introduction
    • The Atmosphere
    • What is Weather?
    • Precipitation
    • The Water Cycle
    • Activity: Tin Cans
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    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
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    Week 6 - Earth Science: Meteorology

    • Storms
    • Activity: Storm Formation
    • Thunder and Lightning
    • Wind
    • Activity: Anemometer
    • Tornadoes and Hurricanes
    • The Great Flood
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    Week 7 - Earth Science: Geology

    • Introduction
    • The Earth's Layers
    • Rocks
    • Soil
    • Landscapes
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    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
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    Week 10 - Earth Science: Oceanography

    • Introduction
    • Facts and History
    • Fresh and Salt Water
    • What's at the Bottom?
    • Ocean Tides
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    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
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    Week 13 - Life Science: Plants

    • What Plants Need to Grow
    • Where Plants Live
    • What Happens in Fall and Winter
    • Classify Plants
    • Uses of Plants
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    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
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    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
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    Week 20 - Life Science: Flying Creatures

    • Birds: Owls
    • Bats: Characteristics
    • Bats: Megabats
    • Bats: Microbats
    • Bats: Echolocation
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    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
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    Week 25 - Life Science: Human Beings

    • Ears
    • Activity: Catching The Ruler
    • Skeletal System
    • Skeletal System
    • Muscular System
    • Skin
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    Week 26 - Life Science: Human Beings

    • Circulatory System
    • Respiratory System
    • Digestive System
    • How Long Has God Been Here, Really?
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    Week 27 - Life Science: Be Healthy

    • Introduction
    • Nutrition
    • Nutrition
    • Health
    • Health
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    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
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    Week 32 - Physical Science: Energy

    • Introduction
    • Heat
    • Light: Energy
    • Light: Moving
    • Light: Refraction
    • Activity: Refraction
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    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

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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