Public Lecture Schedule for Fall, 2018
Once again, Core Academy is pleased to present our monthly public lecture series for fall, 2018. Each presentation will take place at the Core Academy facility at 245 California Avenue in Dayton, just behind Rhea County Academy. All presentations are FREE and begin at 7:00 pm.
September 11, Introducing Grandpa Thag: Neandertals in Your Family Tree – One of the most startling discoveries of the modern age revealed that Europeans and Asians have Neandertal ancestors! Come find out how this discovery was made and what it means for you, your family, and the meaning of “humanity.”
October 2, John Reid’s Amazing Fossilized Shoe – A few years before the Scopes Trial, Nevada resident John T. Reid claimed to have discovered a fossilized shoe from the Triassic. Despite showing the “fossil” to several museums of the day, he was unable to convince anyone of the importance of his discovery. Come explore Reid’s original “fossil shoe” scrapbook, now part of the Core Academy archives, and judge this strange discovery for yourself!
November 6, What is a created kind? – Creationists often refer to “created kinds” when they talk about evolution or Noah’s Ark. What is a created kind? How do we recognize them? What can we learn from them? Join us as we dig into this vital subject for building a creationist understanding of biology.