Unlocking Science

Unlocking Science

5 Seasons

Explore science (and watch some things blow up!) with your new favorite science teacher,
Mr. Roger Patterson.

Unlocking Science
  • S4E1 Fire It Up!

    Episode 1

    Join Mr. P as he brings season 4 in with a bang.

  • S4E2 Multipurpose Metal

    Episode 2

    Mr. P and Quinn talk about the various types of metals, and they might try to melt some of them in the process.

  • S4E3 Mixed-Up Metals

    Episode 3

    What happens when we mix metals together? Do you know what metals are mixed to become bronze? How do locks and keys work together?

    Mr. P explains how mixed metals become alloys and how we use them in our every day lives; from the electrical-conductive copper metal wires in our walls to the cor...

  • S4E4 Salt of the Earth

    Episode 4

    Did you know that when metals react with another substance it can create a salt? Why is Himalayan salt pink? What do fireworks have to do with salts?

    Mr. P explains how mixing Sodium metal (highly reactive by itself) and Chlorine gas (extremely toxic by itself) creates Sodium Chloride (an elec...

  • S4E5 Sticking Together

    Episode 5

    God created the heavens and the earth and the smallest unit of Creation is the atom. Atoms consist of electrons, neutrons, and protons. In this episode, learn about the magic number 8 as Mr. P explains covalent bonds, which is when electrons are shared between atoms. Mr. P shows several demonstra...

  • S4E6 Hands On: Making Molecular Molecules

    Episode 6

    In S4E5 we learned about atoms and molecules. It is suggested that you watch that episode first. In this hands-on episode, Mr. P will demonstrate how to create molecular models and then you will follow the instructions in the link below.

    Download instructions for today’s experiment at:

  • S4E7 DNA: Code of Life

    Episode 7

    What is DNA? Did you know that there is 6 feet of DNA inside the nucleus of every cell? Did you know the ability to curl your tongue is a genetic trait?

    DNA is an amazing program from God and the code of life. In this episode, Mr. P and Dr. Purdom explains the structure of DNA, chromosomes, g...

  • S4E8 Classification Conundrums

    Episode 8

    Where did the plants and animals come from? How did Adam name the animals in the Garden of Eden? God has made an amazing number of animals. In this episode, Mr. P and Dr. Purdom discuss the concept of genetics and the unified system for the classification of animals.

  • S4E9 Unlocking the Ice Age

    Episode 9

    How does an Ice Age happen? What do evolutionists believe about the Ice Age? What is the biblical perspective of the Ice Age? How did the ice sheets shape the land?

    In this episode, Mr. P discusses the evolutionists and the biblical beliefs of the Ice Age; learn about the water cycle and the re...

  • S4E10 When the Pressure's On

    Episode 10

    If we can't see the air, how do we know it's there? Did you know that air is matter, has mass, and takes up space?

    Learn about air, pressure and gases with Mr. P and Dr. Faulkner. To prove the hypothesis that air has mass, they have demonstrations to prove or disprove this hypothesis. They a...

  • S4E11 Lighter than Air

    Episode 11

    What keeps gases from floating out to space? How does gravity interact with our atmosphere?

    Learn about the atmosphere & gases that surround the Earth with Mr P & Dr Faulkner. In the demonstration, depending on the mass and density of the gas, they illustrate how gases will sink or float in t...

  • S4E12 HO Floating on Air

    Episode 12

    This is a hands-on episode for previous episodes: Pressures On and Lighter than Air, so be sure to watch these before this hands-on episode. Did you know that you can use air to move things around? Did you know that the Creation Museum uses a lot of pneumatic systems to make the dinosaurs and oth...