106 - Irreducible Complexity and Thermodynamics
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106 - Irreducible Complexity and Thermodynamics

Do the Laws of Science Support Creation or Evolution?
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Created by Kevin Conover
Last updated 2/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 3 Articles
  • 6 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand Irreducible Complexity
  • Understand the basics of Thermodynamics
  • Discuss whether the evidence supports Creation or Evolution
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Requirements
  • Although not required, you are welcome to take notes
  • Viewing the other lectures in the Created or Evolved section may be helpful, but not required
Description

In this course we examine the scientific problems with evolutionary theory. Are there organisms that are too complex to have evolved by chance? Do the very laws of physics make evolution impossible. If you are curious about the solutions to these problems, this course is for you. We invite you to come examine the evidence for yourself.

Who is the target audience?
  • All audiences are welcome
  • Anyone interested in the sciences
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2-Year Apologetic Curriculum Introduction: Why Educate for Life? (video)
2 Lectures 03:47

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Preview 03:33

Course 105 is recommended before taking this course.

Have you taken 105?
00:14
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Irreducible Complexity
10 Lectures 32:32
What is Irreducible Complexity
02:44

The Complexity of The Woodpecker
04:26

The Woodpecker Defies Evolution
02:42

Take the follow-up article quiz after reading this article.

Article 1: Woodpecker - Head Banging Wonder (downloadable)
2 pages

The Complexity of the Bombardier Beetle
04:07

The Bombardier Beetle Defies Evolution
02:54

The Complexity of the Mussel
04:45

The Mussel Defies Evolution
04:02

Bacterial Motors
06:52

(downloadable)

Take the follow-up article quiz after reading this article.

Article 2: Irreducible Complexity - Surgeon Says Human Body Did Not Evolve
2 pages
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The Laws of Thermodynamics
5 Lectures 13:05
Could the Universe Evolve?
01:55

Four Laws
02:26

Disorder
03:02

Decay
02:48

Just Add Energy?
02:54
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Answer Keys & Additional Resources
2 Lectures 00:00
Downloadable Article Answer Key - Head Banging Wonder
1 page

Downloadable Article Answer Key - Irreducible Complexity
1 page
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About the Instructor
Kevin Conover
4.5 Average rating
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2,096 Students
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Christian Apologetics Teacher

Kevin Conover is the host of Educate for Life radio, a weekly program that airs in San Diego, California, on 1210 AM KPRZ and on You Tube-Educate for Life Video. He's interviewed many experts including organic synthetic chemist, Dr. James Tour, one of the top 50 scientists in the world, ADF President, CEO, and General Counsel Michael Farris, world renowned brain surgeon, Dr. David Levy, world wide evangelist Will Graham, and expert on human sexuality, Dr.Christopher Yuan, who is also a former homosexual, among many others. He frequently speaks at events on the truth of the Bible and is the founder of Educate for Life, a Christian education ministry, which helps people know why the Bible is the only book that can credibly be called God's Word.

Kevin Conover lives in San Diego with his wife and three kids. He earned his BA from the University of California San Diego where he was also the commencement speaker. He earned a Masters Degree in Divinity from Trinity Biblical University and a Masters Degree in Apologetics from Biola University.

He taught Christian apologetics at Horizon Christian High School for four years and was voted by the students as teacher of the year four years in a row. He is currently in his sixth year of teaching apologetics at Christian High School which is associated with Shadow Mountain Church and Pastor David Jeremiah.