June Newsletter

This month learn how to use wildflowers to teach geometry and cultural mythology!

Oxeye Daisy with goldenrod spider

Oxeye Daisy with goldenrod spider

Fractals are geometric patterns that recur over and over again at smaller and smaller scale. They are found naturally, such as the way a tree branches, or mathematically using computer animation. If you look closely at the yellow center a the oxeye daisy, you will see a spiral fractal similar to sunflowers.

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For some, dandelions represent
three celestial bodies: 
sun - the yellow flower
moon - the puff ball of seeds
stars - the dispersing seeds.