Check out Kathy Wentz’s website with all the details on the classes she teaches for homeschoolers at the McHenry County College.
Here is some of the info:
Environmental Chemistry Lab ($99)
This course consists of 16 hours (over 8 weeks) of high school level Chemistry laboratory exercises and related discussions while stressing the Chemistry of Earth’s environment. Lab work will include lessons in lab safety, metric measurements, density, acids and bases, titration, precipitates, endo and exothermic reactions, chromatography, and more. Students should be currently studying Chemistry or be prepared to do some reading in between classes. These labs follow every major curriculum’s scope and sequence. Oct 1-Nov 19
Biology: Microscopic Survey ($99)
This course consists of 16 hours (over 8 weeks) of high school level Biology microscope exercises and related discussions. Lab work will include lessons in lab safety, microscope work (including making and staining slides, cytology, mitosis and meiosis), DNA, and microscopic life. Each student will make their own lab notebook of algae, protists, and microscopic life forms and learn how to use a biologic key. Students should be currently studying Biology or be prepared to do some reading in between classes. These labs follow every major curriculum’s scope and sequence. Fri. Oct. 3-Nov. 21
Mike Riddle, an Answers in Genesis speaker, will be in Rockford, IL at Maywood Free Church on March 27-29.
On March 28th and 29th he will be speaking for an Answers in Genesis conference. Here is the schedule for this event:
|Sunday, March 28, 2010|
|8 a.m.||Mike Riddle||Do You Have a Biblical Worldview?|
|10:30 a.m.||Mike Riddle||Do You Have a Biblical Worldview?|
|6 p.m.||Mike Riddle||Apologetics 101: Answering the Challenges|
|7:30 p.m.||Mike Riddle||4 Power Questions to Ask an Evolutionist|
|Monday, March 29, 2010|
|6:30 p.m.||Mike Riddle||Apologetics 201: Answering More Challenges|
|8 p.m.||Mike Riddle||Cloning, Stem Cells and the Value of Life|
And Jay Wile will be speaking in Rockford on Friday the 26th and then participating in the Northern Illinois Regional Science Fair on Saturday the 27th. Check out the Illinois Regional Science Fair site for more information. He will be speaking at 7:00 about homeschooling high school science.