This is a free sample from our 1st-3rd grade Patterns in Nature unit. Included is a student informational sheet about patterns in nature and a moon journal with 2 different options. It can be used in class or as part of homework. The FULL unit includes over 40 pages with student texts, follow-up activities and more.
Near the end of his life, the great mathematician Alan Turing wrote his first and last paper on biology and chemistry, about how a certain type of chemical reaction ought to produce many patterns seen in nature. Called "The Chemical Basis of Morphogenesis," it was an entirely theoretical work. But in following decades, long after Turing tragically took his own life in 1954, scientists found his speculations to be reality. *a brilliant, tragic man
find a pattern nature. They chose anything from animal fur to microorganisms. They replicted the pattern using acrylic paint on 12×18″ paper. Once their painting was complete, they camoflaged their hand within the painting.