A perfect spring or summer mini study with an outdoor treasure hunt! This is a 19-page thematic activity lesson introducing students of all ages to shapes, patterns and numbers in nature with an outdoor treasure hunt for circular patterns found in nature. It is suggested for all ages since most modern education barely touches on patterns found in nature, a branch of Sacred Geometry. Sacred Geometry describes assertions to a mathematical order at the heart of the universe. This series incorporates basic math, geometry, writing, art and ancient history.
Through nature connections outdoors, students learn to appreciate and open their eyes to nature's patterns and apply nature's template in their own art work, writing and mathematical thinking. These activities can be adjusted for any type of learning situation and any age group. There is a total of 19 pages in the activity guide including the main activity, nature journal guide with questions, varying age appropriate Venn Diagram handouts and large photographs of the author's nature photography of the five SCOCS (spirals, curves, ovals, circles and spheres) patterns examined. The complimentary 13-slide PowerPoint, features an introduction to nature's circular patterns including the mysterious Flower of Life design found in ancient art, architecture and across the religions around the world.
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Living Geometry Patterns in Nature: SCOCS by Gloria A. Brooks
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