John Riley

Lesson Designer

John Riley received a bachelor’s and master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Purdue University. He worked 35 years for Dow Chemical (synthetic fibers), Textron (machine design), and CMS Energy (electric power production). John has published 5 papers in technical journals and is a registered professional engineer in Michigan. He retired in 2008. John and his wife Nancy have also enjoyed teaching homeschool classes for several years.

Course taught by John

Apologetics: Creation vs. Evolution class looks at more than 150 different reference materials examining the claims of evolution and Creationism. Each weekly lesson includes a video (approximately 30-40 minutes long) with study worksheets to complete. At the end of the course, there is also a test. Answer keys for the worksheets and the test are provided for parents. This course is designed for students 12 and older, and families are encouraged to take the class together and discuss what is being learned.