Geometry in Nature

Geometry in Nature - Geometry in Nature Geometry is a Greek...

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Unformatted text preview: Geometry in Nature Geometry is a Greek word meaning earth measure. Geometry in Nature is Everywhere Proportions of the human body In the shape of a shell . . . The bees make their hives into regular hexagons Honeycomb C l i c k i c o n t o a d d p i c t u r e The following slides are some more examples of geometry in nature These flowers illustrates perfect symmetry found in many of natures plants. Passionf ruit Flower Symmetry in Leaves A salsify seed head displays Mother Nature's magnificent grasp of geometry . Mt. Pisgah - March 2006 PINECONE See the symmetry in each slice of fruit. Fossil Sanddollar This beautiful fossil sanddollar from Madagascar has incredible detail. The original shell consisted of small, thin, interlocking calcareous plates that have completely turned to stone. This fossil shows the 5 point "flower" symmetry common to the animal in the echinodermato phylum....
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2011 for the course BIOLOGY 100 taught by Professor Staff during the Winter '08 term at BYU.

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