Category : Math and Logic

Square Root Day

April 4th Is Square Root Day – Katherine Loop

Square root day—04/04/16—is coming up! Here are two ideas to help you use the day to reinforce a biblical worldview of math and praise the Creator of all together. Discuss the Purpose of Square Roots Square roots help us describe…

March 29, 2016

Pi

Pi – A Reminder of Our Limited Understanding

It’s 3/14, or Pi Day. Pi (typically shown with this symbol: π) is a name for the ratio between the diameter and circumference of a circle. This ratio has fascinated people throughout history, however, as, while it begins 3.14, the…

March 14, 2016

Well-Rounded Pi

After years of waiting, dreaming, and planning, the long-awaited day had finally come – and it was remarkable! That day was better than I could have imagined, and one day I’ll probably remember for the rest of my life. That…

March 11, 2016

Snow

Math, Snow, and the Creator’s Handiwork

Snow. We brush it off our cars, shovel it from the driveway, and perhaps roll it into a snowball. Yet let’s pause for a minute and use math to take look deeper at this amazing white substance. That blanket of…

February 27, 2016

Entropy: A Study in ‘Natural Direction’ – Dr. Jack L. Burton

Part II of II Physical Laws When we refer to the physical laws of our universe, we are referring to those principles that, without fail, meet the criteria required under the scientific process (discussed in the next section of this…

February 16, 2016

Mathematical Proof of God

“ . . . I can prove God mathematically using Einstein’s theory of relativity,” the medical doctor declared in the midst of a monologue about how much he loves science because of how much we can learn about God when…

February 12, 2016

Celebrating a Scientist who Rocked our World

Beautiful, delicious layer cakes are often used in weddings, birthdays, and other celebrations. Monday, January 11, 2016 marks the 378th birthday of Nicolaus Steno, who was a brilliant creation scientist of history, best known for his groundbreaking work in the…

January 8, 2016

Math, Sickness, and the Fall – Katherine Loop

As we use math to explore God’s creation, we not only find evidence of His wisdom and care everywhere (see one of my previous posts about the design God has placed in sunflowers), but we also find evidence of the…

January 5, 2016

Logical Layering

The shadow of the Grand Canyon wall offered a little protection from the heat of the late summer afternoon heat as I gazed up toward the rim, though at times it was too high to see anything of the world…

January 1, 2016

The Teleological Argument and the Fibonacci Numbers in Nature

The following is part of a faith-science integrating project for my Calculus III class this last semester. Part 1 was some hairy math and stuff concerning difference equations and its relation to the Fibonacci numbers. Part 2 was an application of…

December 29, 2015