101 - The Fossil Record vs. Evolution
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101 - The Fossil Record vs. Evolution

A look at the fossil record to see if it supports the idea that humanity evolved from a chimp like ancestor.
4.6 (100 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,761 students enrolled
Created by Kevin Conover
Last updated 3/2016
English
Current price: $20 Original price: $25 Discount: 20% off
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 27 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
101-EFL-SITE
What Will I Learn?
Understand why the fossil record does not support evolutionary claims.
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Requirements
  • There are no course requirements. This is lesson #1 in the Created on Purpose or Evolved by Chance class series.
Description

This course will equip you to be able to answer questions about evolution and creation regarding the fossil record.

The class includes a follow along note sheet, articles with questions to answer, and an optional ten question multiple choice quiz at the end.

The course is approximately 1 hour.

This course will help you understand why the Bible's claims about the origins of people and living organisms is not refuted by the fossil record.

Who is the target audience?
  • Although anyone will benefit from this course, it will be most beneficial for those who have an open mind regarding the origins of humanity and the Biblical worldview.
Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 27 Lectures Collapse All 27 Lectures 01:51:10
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Creation or Evolution: Does It Really Matter?
10 Lectures 31:29
Downloadable Discussion Questions
5 pages

Download & print outlines before proceeding to videos... They will be your study guides... The answers will be given throughout the videos.

Downloadable 101 Notes Outline
8 pages




What Killed Dawkins' Faith?
02:44

What Do The Fossils Say?
03:20

Is It Scientific?
05:28

Is the Mud Skipper Evidence of Evolution?
06:00

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

Article 1: The Duck-billed Platypus (downloadable)
2 pages

The duck-billed platypus short article quiz.

Article 1 Quiz Short: The Duck-billed Platypus
5 questions

Section 1 Quiz

Section 1 Quiz: Creation or Evolution: Does It Really Matter?
12 questions
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A History of Mistakes
7 Lectures 32:37
Hominid Remains
07:20

Piltdown, Neanderthal, and Nebraska Man
05:27

Ida and Ardi
02:58

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

Article 2: What's a Missing Link? (downloadable)
2 pages

What's a missing link short article quiz.

Article 2 Quiz Short: What's a Missing Link?
5 questions

Change or No Change?
04:49

Evolution versus God
09:58

What Do the Experts Think?
02:05

Section 2 Quiz

Section 2 Quiz: A History of Mistakes
10 questions
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Answer Keys & Additional Resources
9 Lectures 06:00
Downloadable Notes/Outline Answer Key
8 pages

Downloadable Article 1 Quiz - The Duck-billed Platypus
01:00

Downloadable Article Answer Key - The Duck-billed Platypus
2 pages

Downloadable Article 2 Quiz - What's a Missing Link?
01:00

Downloadable Article Answer Key - What's a Missing Link?
2 pages

Downloadable Section 1 Quiz: Creation or Evolution - Does It Really Matter

Quiz Section 1: Creation or Evolution - Does It Really Matter (dl)
01:00

Downloadable Section 1 Quiz: Creation or Evolution - Does It Really Matter Answer Key

Quiz Section 1: Creation or Evolution - Does It Really Matter Answer Key (dl)
01:00

Downloadable Section 2 Quiz: A History of Mistakes

Quiz Section 2: A History of Mistakes (dl)
01:00

Downloadable Section 2 Quiz: A History of Mistakes Answer Key

Quiz Section 2: A History of Mistakes Answer Key (dl)
01:00
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About the Instructor
Kevin Conover
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2,082 Students
32 Courses
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.