Wes Olson takes us on an engaging tour through God's scientific world, covering a range of topics including Natural Science, Earth Science, Life Science, Social Science, Formal Science, and Applied Science.
Science made interesting and fun!
General Science 101 is a perfect fit for high school students* who have an interest in exploring the world of science. This engaging course is packed with accurate and intriguing information, along with thousands of captivating visuals and graphics that make learning fun and exciting.
The accompanying Guidebook provides a comprehensive review of all the topics covered by the course, complete with multiple-choice quizzes and discussion questions to reinforce learning. Additionally, families looking for a year-long science course will appreciate the included one-year high school course accreditation program.
From our homeschooling family to yours
Hosted by Wes Olson - a Multnomah School of the Bible (now Multnomah University) graduate, homeschooling father, a veteran filmmaker with over 30 years of experience, and producer of the 101 series. In this engaging course, Wes takes you on a fascinating journey through various scientific disciplines, building a strong foundation of scientific concepts and demonstrating their relevance to our daily lives. By the end of the course, your student will have gained a comprehensive understanding of God's incredible mansion of science.
What does General Science 101 contain?
Explore God's incredible scientific world with this 4 DVD set, which provides a visually rich and faith-based overview of the various scientific disciplines. Wes Olson presents each of the sciences as separate rooms in a mansion, making it easy for students to follow along and understand the world of science and its relevance to their everyday lives.
The 14 individual segments, each ranging from 22-44 minutes, provide an engaging and fact-filled exploration of scientific concepts. Additionally, a 75-page Guidebook with quizzes covering each segment is included as a printable (digital PDF) on Disc D, allowing students to reinforce their learning and test their knowledge.
Introduction (22 min.)
Natural Science (Physical Science)
Physics - God’s Physical World (33 min.)
Chemistry - God’s Chemical World (35 min.)
Astronomy - The Heavens (39 min.)
Geology - Earth (34 min.)
Oceanography - Water (30 min.)
Our Atmosphere - The Air We Breathe (35 min.)
Biology - Human and Animal Life (38 min.)
Sociology & Psychology - Human Relationships (40 min.)
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General Science provides your student with over 45 hours of hands-on lab work, allowing them to deepen their understanding of scientific principles and engage with the material on a deeper level. These carefully designed labs complement the concepts covered in the DVDs and provide a fun and engaging learning experience.
Each lab comes with a list of required materials, and the corresponding segment and film instruction time, making it easy to plan and execute. You can find all this information in the Accreditation Program, available as a digital PDF on Disc D or as a spiral-bound booklet that can be purchased separately.
Your Complete High School Level Science Course?
It depends—homeschooling families’ approaches to teaching and learning are far from cookie-cutter in design. For some families, this course— which is very comprehensive in scope—will be enough to provide a thorough grounding in the sciences.
Other families may prefer to use these courses as a starting point, one that provides their student with the correct foundation; an eye and mind-opening overview of the sciences, before beginning textbook study.A Course Accreditation Program, along with the Guidebook (digital PDF), is included for those who want this course to serve as the foundation of a full school year's General Science course.In either case, students will find the course captivating and informative. In fact, the entire family might enjoy watching each segment together and engaging in lively discussions about the material.
The 101 series is even more essential! If your children are in a public or private school, the 101 series will be essential viewing. These courses will provide a clear Christian context in which they can place all the information they are provided in their regular classes. They'll get the big picture that will help them correctly interpret what they are taught in school, and learn that education can be exciting, challenging, and fun. Teachers, too, will find these courses invaluable.
Online Learning is Available!
Don't have a DVD Player? Not to worry! We have a video streaming service for those who enjoy the online learning experience. Streaming includes all the content from our DVD curriculum, available on any connected device!
If you are interested in streaming the 101 seriesclick here!
*Intended audience age: 15 and up. However, every word, graphic, and picture in the 101 series has been carefully selected and is appropriate for the entire family.