Growing Patterns: Fibonacci Numbers in Nature (2010) by Sarah C. Campbell, photos by Sarah C. Campbell and Richard P. Campbell.
It’s summer and hopefully you’ve gotten out on some hikes, camping trips and the like. This little book can spark a mathematical quest as you tromp around in the great outdoors. Turns out Fibonacci numbers are everywhere in nature. What’s a Fibonacci number, you wonder? Check this out to get the skinny.
I love geeking out on math. Geeking out on math in nature…? Priceless.