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What is symmetry in nature? : Looking at Nature - Bobbie Kalman

What is symmetry in nature?

Looking at Nature

Paperback Published: 30th December 2010
ISBN: 9780778733478
Number Of Pages: 24
For Ages: 7 - 8 years old

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Mathematicians say that symmetry has to be identical parts, but nature is never truly identical. However, it is far more interesting than geometric shapes! Reading this book, children will become aware of the balance of things in nature. They will delight at amazing photographs of butterflies, beetles, leaves and flowers, fruit, sea creatures, and children. This book will show how a person with arms outstretched has fivefold symmetry like a sea star, and if you drew a circle around his or her body in that position, the navel would be at its centre.

ISBN: 9780778733478
ISBN-10: 0778733475
Series: Looking at Nature
Audience: Children
For Ages: 7 - 8 years old
For Grades: 2 - 3
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 24
Published: 30th December 2010
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Co,Canada
Country of Publication: CA
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 21.59  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.09