Seeing Halves: Symmetry in Our World

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Norwood House Press, 2013 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
"Watch a butterfly unfold its wings. What do you notice? Both sides of the insect look the same. They are symmetrical. Come along on a journey with Billy, Chloe, and their Grandpa to discover more about symmetry. You will learn about lines of symmetry, congruent shapes, and rotational symmetry. You'll learn about bilateral and radial symmetry, too. Get ready to explore symmetry in the world around you!"
 

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Contents

Building Symmetry
6
Symmetry In and Out
10
The Taj Mahal
12
Race for the Tallest Building
15
Connecting to History
18
World View
19
Math at Work
20
Moving Monarchs
21
Star of the Sea
23
Find the Symmetry
25
Snowflake Symmetry
26
What Comes Next?
29
Glossary
30
Further ReadingAdditional Notes
31
Index
32
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