A wondrous introduction to one of the most beautiful connections between mathematics and the natural world—the Fibonacci sequence—through a series of stunning nature photographs.
Discover the biggest mathematical mystery in nature—Fibonacci numbers! Named after a famous mathematician, the number pattern is simple and starts with: 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13. Each number in the sequence comes from adding the two numbers before it. What's the mystery? The pattern crops up in the most unexpected places. You'll find it in the disk of a sunflower, the skin of a pineapple, and the spiral of a nautilus shell. This book brings math to life, celebrates science, and inspires kids to see nature through new eyes.