The Resource Flow, spin, grow : looking for patterns in nature, written by Patchen Barss ; illustrated by Todd Stewart

Flow, spin, grow : looking for patterns in nature, written by Patchen Barss ; illustrated by Todd Stewart

Label
Flow, spin, grow : looking for patterns in nature
Title
Flow, spin, grow
Title remainder
looking for patterns in nature
Statement of responsibility
written by Patchen Barss ; illustrated by Todd Stewart
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Flow, Spin, Grow encourages kids to observe and discover patterns in the natural world that reveal deep, unexpected connections. For example, look up, and you will see the branches of a tree. If you could see underground, you would also find its roots branching. And inside yourself, in your lungs and veins, there is also branching. And as water runs off from the mountains, into rivers, then streams, then creeks, that is also called branching. Why is that? It turns out that where there is flow, there is branching. There are other patterns around us all the time, such as spiraling and spinning, the way shapes stack, the way things crack. And if you look into any of these patterns, you will find a shared "logic" in the objects that express them. Flow, Spin, Grow speaks to our innate impulse to understand why things are the way they are. In addition to math and physics, patterns are inherently beautiful. This is reflected in illustrator Todd Stewart's multilayered screen prints that take us from the minuscule (a spinning maple key) to the majestic (a spinning universe)."--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barss, Patchen
Dewey number
  • 152.14/23
  • 500.201/185
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
Q172.5.C45
LC item number
B37 2018
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Stewart, Todd
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pattern formation (Physical sciences)
  • Mathematics in nature
  • Geometry in nature
  • Pattern perception
  • Pattern formation (Biology)
  • Pattern perception
  • Geometry in nature
  • Mathematics in nature
  • Nature
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Flow, spin, grow : looking for patterns in nature, written by Patchen Barss ; illustrated by Todd Stewart
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781771472876
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1023548761
  • 1838927
  • 1861800
  • 1861800
Label
Flow, spin, grow : looking for patterns in nature, written by Patchen Barss ; illustrated by Todd Stewart
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781771472876
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1023548761
  • 1838927
  • 1861800
  • 1861800

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