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Kate [Loop] Hannon 22 Entries
Kate [Loop] Hannon

After having her own view of math transformed, Katherine has been researching, writing, and speaking on a biblical worldview of math for more than a decade. Her books on math and a biblical worldview have been used by individuals, homeschool groups, and Christian schools and colleges, as well as a junior high math curriculum. Her husband and her are currently coauthoring an Algebra 2 program set to be released in Spring 2019. Receive a free video on transforming math at www.christianperspective.net/math/transforming-math

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How to Learn about Creation in the Real World

[Originally published as Math at the Aquarium] My husband and I recently visited the Georgia Aquarium, and I was struck by how much math is used in caring for and describing the characteristics of sea creatures. Below are a couple…

January 9, 2020

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Lightwaves, Math & God

Note: This is a continuation of a series of guest posts on Math, Waves, and the Creator by Dr. Adam F. Hannon. This particular one would be great to have middle school and high school students read in order to…

November 15, 2019

Hot air balloons at sunrise over Turkey, photo credit: Pxhere

God’s Faithfulness, the Atmosphere, and Hot Air Balloons

[Originally published as Hot Air Balloons, Algebra, & the Creator] Hot air balloons have always fascinated me, and this last weekend I got a chance to see some up close. They’re huge—and it’s incredible to watch them float up and…

October 9, 2019

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Reaching the Moon and its Creator

[Originally published as Math, Man on the Moon, and the Creator] This summer, July 20, 2019, marked the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing on the moon. This achievement would never have been possible apart from the Creator’s faithful sustaining…

August 30, 2019

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Wondering at God’s Design Skill with Math: the Giraffe

[Originally published as Algebra, Giraffes, and God’s Handiwork] The following is adapted from the new Algebra 2 program we’re writing; check out the store for other math curriculum that will help math come alive for your students. Ready for a glimpse of…

July 19, 2019

Math Gives Us a Unique Way to Worship Jesus

[Editor’s note from Cheri Fields, homeschool mom: For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created…

June 5, 2019

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Spider, Math, and the Creator

[Originally published on Christian Perspective.net] It’s hard to watch a spider spinning its web without being awed at how carefully he engineers something so fragile, yet so strong. When we look at spider webs using math, the awe simply compounds….

April 30, 2019

Golden Orb Spider on web

Spiders, Math, & the Creator

It’s hard to watch a spider spinning its web without being awed at how carefully he engineers something so fragile, yet so strong. When we look at spider webs using math, the awe simply compounds. Did you know that “the…

October 23, 2017

Solar Eclipse, Math, & Praising the Creator

This upcoming Monday, August 21, 2017, be prepared for a period of darkness in the middle of the day as we experience a solar eclipse. While solar eclipses occur periodically, it’s rare that the entire United States can view it….

August 17, 2017

Grand Canyon

Math, Assumptions, Dating Methods, and the Grand Canyon – Katherine Loop

On a recent trip to the Grand Canyon, I was reminded of how misunderstood dating methods have become. We hear dates quoted as fact so often that they’re held up as mathematical fact. Few understand that the answer to a…

November 7, 2016