A collage of different flowers displaying a spiral pattern.

Math in Nature Part 2: Spirals in Nature

Middle - Secondary

Sophie Penner

Sophie Penner

About the author

Sophie creates educational videos at Pinnguaq and is interested in math, English, and history. She enjoys creating videos, writing, and spending time in nature. Currently, she is in 12th grade at the Virtual Learning Centre.

Part 2 looks at spirals in nature. The video explains two different types of spirals as well as the Coriolis Effect. The activities are looking at spirals on plants and using a turntable to show how winds bend around the Earth. 

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