Erica Searl is the wife of a retired Army chaplain and the homeschooling mother of five children, three of whom are in college. She graduated summa cum laude from Montana State University with a BS in mathematics (with emphases in both applied math and education) and a minor in music. She worked as a systems analyst for several years before enjoying the privilege of being home teaching and learning with her children. As they have moved around the country, she has tutored and taught in a wide range of settings and subjects – music, Latin, history, but especially all levels of math and physical science and Physics and debate. She loves the order and beauty of God’s creation that can be observed and predicted and expressed in these disciplines.