hfcm id=”7″ hfcm id=”8″ How many pentagons are in a Dodecahedron? The Dodecahedron is formed of 12 faces of regular pentagons. It is made up from 20 vertices, 30 edges and the 12 faces. It is termed regular because each face is a regular polygon, in this instance that polygon being the pentagon. In 3 […]

## Rotational Symmetry of a Pentagon: Rotational Symmetry in Nature

hfcm id=”5″ hfcm id=”6″ What is Rotational Symmetry? A Rotation is a transformation of a shape around a central point. Rotational Symmetry is when the rotated shape looks the same as in the original position. In the diagram here, the point of rotation is where the lines meet at the centre. The shape that’s rotated […]

## Beechnut and Geometry

Many people love beechnuts and many people love geometry. But did you know you can experience them together? The beechnut and geometry. I have noticed that the shapes inside the beechnut resemble very closely the beginning constructions of geometry patterns. The geometry of seeds I love collecting seeds from trees. They always display such great […]

## The Beauty of Numbers in Nature

The Beauty of Numbers in Nature by Ian Stewart Seeing as finding numbers in nature is my passion it wouldn’t take much for me to rave about this book and I wasn’t disappointed. In ‘The Beauty of Numbers in Nature’ by Ian Stewart possesses an engaging writing style in an area that can be seen […]

## Bilateral symmetry in nature

We see it all the time but most of the time don’t even realise it. Bilateral Symmetry in Nature. Most easily understood as Reflective Symmetry. Not to be confused with Rotational symmetry, Bilateral or Reflective symmetry is when the mirrored elements are arranged around a centre line. Idea 52 from 60 Wild ideas for Summer Holidays, Can […]